"Charley Fish": Charley Fish keeps slicing his drive, and the golf ball has already hit another golfer five times. Fed up with Fish, the golfer fills a golf ball with nitro-glycerine, and places it in Fish's locker. Charley finds the brand new ball in his locker, and decides to give it a try. Bu


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New Fun Comics #6 is an issue of the series New Fun Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of October, 1935.

Contents

Synopsis for "Charley Fish"

Charley Fish keeps slicing his drive, and the golf ball has already hit another golfer five times. Fed up with Fish, the golfer fills a golf ball with nitro-glycerine, and places it in Fish's locker. Charley finds the brand new ball in his locker, and decides to give it a try. But before Charley hits the ball with his swing, a bird grabs it, and then drops the dangerous ball over its inventor. As the man lies on the ground completely stunned, Charley Fish laments his own bad luck.

Appearing in "Charley Fish"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Angry golfer


Synopsis for Sandra of the Secret Service: "The Gavonian Affair, Part 6 (of 13)"


Appearing in Sandra of the Secret Service: "The Gavonian Affair, Part 6 (of 13)"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Lothar
  • Reynolds

Antagonists:

Synopsis for Brad Hardy: "King Naga and The Black Magician"


Appearing in Brad Hardy: "King Naga and The Black Magician"

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Synopsis for Don Drake on Planet Saro: "The Giant"

Don defeats the giant.

Appearing in Don Drake on Planet Saro: "The Giant"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Cannibal Giant (Dies)

Alien Animals:

  • Women Riders' steeds, giant Flying Bugs
  • giant tentacled Saro Bug-Master (Dies)

Other Characters:

  • Zastia
    • Women Riders of the Winged Death

Locations:

Items:

  • Drake's Atomic Energy Gun

Vehicles:

  • Don and Betty's Sphere-Ship

Synopsis for "In the Wake of the Wander, Part 4 (of 17)"


Appearing in "In the Wake of the Wander, Part 4 (of 17)"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Grim's Crew

Locations:

  • Island of Missing Men

Vehicles:

  • Grim's sailing ship

Synopsis for Barry O'Neill: "Fang Gow of China, Part 6 (of 35)"


Appearing in Barry O'Neill: "Fang Gow of China, Part 6 (of 35)"

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Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Fang Gow
    • Fu-Yak
    • Ivan
    • seaplane crew
    • boat crew

Vehicles:

  • two seaplanes and a boat

Synopsis for "Cap'n Spinacker, part 4 (of 16)"


Appearing in "Cap'n Spinacker, part 4 (of 16)"

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Locations:

Synopsis for Bob Merritt: "The Mystery Plane, Part 2 (of 25)"


Appearing in Bob Merritt: "The Mystery Plane, Part 2 (of 25)"

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Supporting Characters:

Synopsis for "Along the Main Line"


Appearing in "Along the Main Line"

Featured Characters:

  • Ed, engineer
  • Jake, brakeman

Locations:

  • Red Island R.R., Main Line

Vehicles:

  • steam locomotive

Synopsis for Jack Woods: "Pancho Villa, Part 3 (of 14)"


Appearing in Jack Woods: "Pancho Villa, Part 3 (of 14)"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Pancho Villa
    • his soldiers

Other Characters:

Locations:

Synopsis for "Oswald the Rabbit"


Appearing in "Oswald the Rabbit"

Featured Characters:

  • Oswald the Rabbit

Synopsis for Buckskin Jim: "Indian Ambush, Part 6 (of 7)"


Appearing in Buckskin Jim: "Indian Ambush, Part 6 (of 7)"

Featured Characters:

Other Characters:

  • Trapper Pete
  • Mary Halliday
  • soldiers

Antagonists:

  • Indians

Locations:

Synopsis for Slim Pickins: "The Haunted House, Part 2 (of 4)"


Appearing in Slim Pickins: "The Haunted House, Part 2 (of 4)"

Featured Characters:

Locations:

  • Gloomdale

Synopsis for "The Professor, Ch. 2, of 4"


Appearing in "The Professor, Ch. 2, of 4"

Featured Characters:

Other Characters:

  • Schnooper, private detective
  • Schnatcher, private detective

Antagonists:

  • three burglars

Dogs:

  • Schniffer

Synopsis for Magic Crystal of History: "In Ancient Egypt, Part 6 (of 10)"


Appearing in Magic Crystal of History: "In Ancient Egypt, Part 6 (of 10)"

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Items:

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Synopsis for "Frank of the Frontier"


Appearing in "Frank of the Frontier"

Featured Characters:

  • Frank of the Frontier (Single appearance)

Locations:

Synopsis for "After School"


Appearing in "After School"

Featured Characters:

  • Lefty
  • Slimsy

Synopsis for Wing Brady: "The Bedouins, Part 6 (of 17)"


Appearing in Wing Brady: "The Bedouins, Part 6 (of 17)"

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Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Bedouin Raiders

Locations:

Synopsis for Henri Duval: "Rescuing the King, Part 1 (of 5)"

A carriage carrying several nobles has its journey interrupted by a street brawl involving Henri Duval. A young woman keeps Henri from killing one of the other men, but one of her companions upbraids her for speaking to such a ruffian. Undaunted, Henri rides after the carriage, intending to find out the young lady's full name, but finds the carriage under attack from bandits. Henri rescues the carriage--and finds out that he has rescued King Louis himself!

Appearing in Henri Duval: "Rescuing the King, Part 1 (of 5)"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Cecile
  • King Louis

Antagonists:

  • gang of bandits

Locations:

Synopsis for "Charley Fish"


Appearing in "Charley Fish"

Featured Characters:

  • Charley Fish

Synopsis for Doctor Occult: "The Vampire Master, Part 1 (of 4)"

While out for an evening walk, Doctor Occult rescues a man, Sander Amster, from a vampire. Though Occult manages to drive the monster away, the vampire follows Amster home and, that night, attacks his wife. Occult puts Mrs. Amster under heavy guard in a sanitarium, and sets a trap for the vampire with his associate, Rose Psychic, as bait. As the vampire attacks, Occult brandishes a crucifix--but it has no effect!

Appearing in Doctor Occult: "The Vampire Master, Part 1 (of 4)"

Antagonists:

Supporting Characters:

Other Characters:

  • Sander Amster (First appearance)
  • Mrs. Amster (First appearance)

Synopsis for Ramblin' Jim: "Fishy the Gangster, Part 2 (of 4)"


Appearing in Ramblin' Jim: "Fishy the Gangster, Part 2 (of 4)"

Featured Characters:

Other Characters:

  • Old Scratch

Antagonists:

  • Fishy Gill

Locations:

  • Sleepy Hollow

Synopsis for Skipper Hicks: "The Mysterious Island, Part 1 (of 3)"


Appearing in Skipper Hicks: "The Mysterious Island, Part 1 (of 3)"

Featured Characters:

  • Skipper Hicks (First appearance)

Supporting Characters:

  • Hicks' crew
    • Soupladle Jones

Other Characters:

  • Spongenose
  • Minnie

Locations:

  • Spongenose's Den

Vessels:

  • Hicks' steamship "Mary Ann"

Synopsis for Ivanhoe: "Episode 6 (of 26)"


Appearing in Ivanhoe: "Episode 6 (of 26)"

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Synopsis for Treasure Island: "Episode 2 (of 6)"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Widow Hawkins
  • Dr. Livesey

Antagonists:

  • Bill Bones
  • Long John Silver
  • Blind Pew

Locations:

Appearing in Treasure Island: "Episode 2 (of 6)"

  • Appearances not yet listed

Synopsis for Spike Spalding: "Prince of Patrania, Part 4 (of 25)"


Appearing in Spike Spalding: "Prince of Patrania, Part 4 (of 25)"

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Other Characters:

  • Pincus
  • Philip of Patrania

Locations:

Synopsis for Little Linda: "On the Road, Still"


Appearing in Little Linda: "On the Road, Still"

Featured Characters:

Other Characters:

  • Buddy
  • Detective Kelly

Synopsis for Jack Andrews: "Hobart Academy"


Appearing in Jack Andrews: "Hobart Academy"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Coach Muller

Synopsis for Midshipman Dewey: "Dewey and the Pirates, Part 3 (of 16)"


Appearing in Midshipman Dewey: "Dewey and the Pirates, Part 3 (of 16)"

Feature Characters:

Antagonists:

  • pirates

Vehicles:

Era:

Synopsis for "Pelion and Ossa"


Appearing in "Pelion and Ossa"

Feature Characters:

  • Pelion
  • Ossa

Synopsis for 2023: Super Police: "Captain Kiddlaw, Part 6 (of 12)"


Appearing in 2023: Super Police: "Captain Kiddlaw, Part 6 (of 12)"

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Vehicles:

  • the Hi-Lo

Notes

  • Published by National Allied Publications.
  • Last issue as New Fun Comics. Series continues as More Fun Comics #7.
  • Last issue for After School by Tom McNamara.
  • First issue of W.C. Brigham art on Brad Hardy.
  • Last issue of More Fun for Cap'n Spinacker by Tom Cooper. This feature next appears in New Comics #1, Dec 1935.
  • Charley Fish by Vincent Sullivan appears twice: once on the cover, and once towards the back of the book.
  • First issue for Doctor Occult by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
  • First and last issue for Frank of the Frontier by Henry Muheim.
  • First issue for Henri Duval by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
    • It was never stated whether the King in this story was King Louis XIII or XIV.
  • Last issue for Jack Andrews by Tom Cooper.
  • First issue for W.C. Brigham art on Sandra of the Secret Service.
  • First issue for Skipper Hicks
    • The Skipper Hicks feature, by John Patterson, later became known as Skipper Ham Shanks, when it was continued in the Comics Magazine.
  • Also appearing in this issue of New Fun Comics were:
    • "Shave Tail" (text story) by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
    • "Junior Funsters" (text story) by Connie Naar
    • "Famous Flights" by Al Whitney



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