FUNNYMAN #1, 2.0 GD -- IRS COLLECTION
IRS COLLECTION 1/1948 - Stories by Jerry Siegel, Ray Krank & Gardner Fox. Art by Joe Shuster, Marvin Stein & Dick Ayers. Cover by Marvin Stein. Created by Siegel and Shuster, creators of Superman. Larry Davis uses vaudeville-style shenanigans to fight bad guys. When a superhero-style publicity stunt results in the capture of actual criminals, Larry decides to use his comedy as a force for good, and becomes Funnyman. Funnyman's rivals Comicman and Laffman try to outdo Funnyman and catch Flathead Floogie. Featuring some of the first published work by future Marvel legend Dick Ayers. Jerks in the Works; Funnyman; The Teen-Age Terrors!; Funnyman, Comicman, and Laffman; The Truant Toy.