The Religious Affiliation of
Bunco Bear

Religion: anthropomorphic animal CBR Scale: D

Name: Bunco Bear

Other Names: Bunko the Bear; Bunco the Bear; Bunko Bear

Classification: supporting character supporting character  

Publisher(s): DC

First Appearance: New Comics #1 (Dec. 1935): "Oil Strike"

Creators: Dave Ruth

Number of Appearances: 1

Ally: Honey

Birth Place: USA

Species: bear

Gender: male

Note: accidentally found oil

Bunco Bear was featured in a short gag strip which appeared in New Comics #1 (the first issue in the series that would become DC Comics' long-running Adventure Comics series).

Bunco Bear appeared in New Comics #1. Most of the numerous shot features in this issue were either the beginning of an ongoing feature which appeared in multiple subsequent issues, or they were clearly intended as one-time-only strips. But a few features appeared as if they would be ongoing, repeated strips with recurring characters, but ended up appearing only once. The strip "Bunco Bear" fell into this category. "Bunco Bear" was a feature that appeared only once. Its titular star never appeared again.

This character is in the following story which has been indexed by this website:
New Comics #1 (Dec. 1935): "Oil Strike" (lead character)

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