(September 1940)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Famous Funnies, Inc.
Brand:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.

Issue Notes

The copy of this comic available online does not include 4 pages of Buck Rogers newspaper comic strip reprints.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

["Good morning! I'm selling a book on magic!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stephen Douglas ?
Inks:
Stephen Douglas ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Fellers, join today!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Calkins (signed)
Inks:
Dick Calkins (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Buck Rogers

Indexer Notes

Promo ad for Buck Rogers Solar Scouts.

["By golly, here's where I try out my new outboard buck-board!"] (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clifford McBride
Pencils:
Clifford McBride
Inks:
Clifford McBride
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Napoleon (dog); Uncle Elby

["Don't worry!"] (Table of Contents)

Goofie Gags / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Victor Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Inks:
Victor Pazmiño
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Yes, paw and maw, I'm going to give you the mine, too."] (Table of Contents)

Spunky Dory Tells His Story / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
M.E. Brady [as MEB]
Pencils:
M.E. Brady [as MEB]
Inks:
M.E. Brady [as MEB]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Spunky Dory

["You say Morly was killed with a hammer, Doc?"] (Table of Contents)

Roy Powers Eagle Scout / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Powell
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Roy Powers

["School Days are near again."] (Table of Contents)

Let's Get Into a Huddle / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stephen Douglas ?
Pencils:
Stephen Douglas (signed)
Inks:
Stephen Douglas
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial comments with several cartoons.

Cavaliers and Roundheads (Table of Contents)

Highlights of History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. Carroll Mansfield
Pencils:
J. Carroll Mansfield
Inks:
J. Carroll Mansfield
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; history

["Mr. Lovejoy doesn't look like th' type of man who'd be a night watchman!"] (Table of Contents)

Skyroads / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation

["Harry let me use his Navy Yard pass."] (Table of Contents)

Hairbreadth Harry / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
F.O. Alexander
Inks:
F.O. Alexander
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Well, the wheels in the Little Marvel Push-Pin factory are humming!"] (Table of Contents)

High-Gear Homer / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
F.O. Alexander
Inks:
F.O. Alexander
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["R-r-ring!"] (Table of Contents)

Jitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Poinier
Pencils:
Arthur Poinier
Inks:
Arthur Poinier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Professor Pendon phoned you were coming, Speed."] (Table of Contents)

Speed Spaulding / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Edwin Balmer; Philip Wylie (credited)
Pencils:
Marvin Bradley (signed)
Inks:
Marvin Bradley (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["This 'Brotherhood of Ye Snake and Shinbone' was evidently some pirates' secret society!"] (Table of Contents)

Dickie Dare / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Coulton Waugh
Inks:
Coulton Waugh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["Georgia, this man is nerts!"] (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Patsy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mel Graff (signed)
Inks:
Mel Graff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; children

["Come on, stupid!"] (Table of Contents)

The Gay Thirties / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["The first aid tent, huh Chief?"] (Table of Contents)

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Allen Saunders
Pencils:
Elmer Woggon
Inks:
Elmer Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Pen-Pal Page / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Stephen Douglas ?
Inks:
Stephen Douglas ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Names and addresses of pen-pals, plus one illustration.

["Uncle Elby builds a cart"] (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clifford McBride
Pencils:
Clifford McBride
Inks:
Clifford McBride
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Napoleon (dog); Uncle Elby

["There's that crackpot mouse magician."] (Table of Contents)

The Frog Pond Ferry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
M.E. Brady [as MEB]
Pencils:
M.E. Brady [as MEB]
Inks:
M.E. Brady [as MEB]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["You sold the magic carpet?"] (Table of Contents)

Oaky Doaks / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Fuller
Inks:
Ralph Fuller
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor

["Sam and Tiny have found a message from a Dr. Danger."] (Table of Contents)

Seaweed Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Victor Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Inks:
Victor Pazmiño
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor

["Stutterin' canoe heap swell to take Minnie Ha-Cha and Kitty Cornpone on picnic trip!"] (Table of Contents)

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Allen Saunders
Pencils:
Elmer Woggon
Inks:
Elmer Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["And where do you think you're goin'?"] (Table of Contents)

Olly of the Movies / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julian Ollendorf ?
Pencils:
Julian Ollendorf ?
Inks:
Julian Ollendorf ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["An' that's th' story!"] (Table of Contents)

Scorchy Smith / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["You--dressing for dinner last night!"] (Table of Contents)

Somebody's Stenog / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
A.E. Hayward
Inks:
A.E. Hayward
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Pinch me, will you?"] (Table of Contents)

The Back-Seat Driver / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
A.E. Hayward
Inks:
A.E. Hayward
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Taking advantage of the ensuing turmoil, the Lone Rider bolts for the nearest horse!"] (Table of Contents)

Lightnin' and the Lone Rider / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby [as Lance Kirby] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Kirby ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

["He has been places!"] (Table of Contents)

Above the Crowd / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stookie Allen
Pencils:
Stookie Allen
Inks:
Stookie Allen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Synopsis:
Biography of author Achmed Abdullah.

["Uncle Elby fishing"] (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clifford McBride
Pencils:
Clifford McBride
Inks:
Clifford McBride
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Napoleon (dog); Uncle Elby

["Chief! Ah'm afeerd yo'all is a-carryin' Southern hospitality too far!"] (Table of Contents)

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Allen Saunders
Pencils:
Elmer Woggon
Inks:
Elmer Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["See here Hawk, I want that doll."] (Table of Contents)

Babe Bunting / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Roy Williams
Inks:
Roy Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; children

["Say, I jest seen Muly Bates!"] (Table of Contents)

Mescal Ike / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
S.L. Huntley (credited)
Pencils:
Art Huhta (signed)
Inks:
Art Huhta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier

["Ah! This is great!"] (Table of Contents)

Connie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Godwin
Pencils:
Frank Godwin
Inks:
Frank Godwin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["Now, all together, fellows."] (Table of Contents)

Life's Like That / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Neher
Pencils:
Fred Neher
Inks:
Fred Neher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Finish this comic strip"] (Table of Contents)

Artistic Artie / activity / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Fatty, you're a generous boy."] (Table of Contents)

Butty and Fatty / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
M.E. Brady [as MEB]
Pencils:
M.E. Brady [as MEB]
Inks:
M.E. Brady [as MEB]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

The Belled Buoy (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert M. Hyatt
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Come on! We've got to get to the hospital."] (Table of Contents)

Homer Hoopee / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Locher (signed)
Inks:
Fred Locher (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Funland / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A.W. Nugent (credited)
Pencils:
A.W. Nugent (credited)
Inks:
A.W. Nugent
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Uncle Elby waters the lawn"] (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clifford McBride
Pencils:
Clifford McBride
Inks:
Clifford McBride
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; animal

["So what!"] (Table of Contents)

Magic Made Easy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stephen Douglas ?
Pencils:
Stephen Douglas [as S.D.] (signed)
Inks:
Stephen Douglas [as S.D.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Here's good news!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for Big Shot Comics #5. Only artwork is cover reproduction.

["Going up!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics #3. Small piece of art and a cover reproduction.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Buck Rogers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Buck Rogers

Indexer Notes

The Buck Rogers newspaper comic strip reprints have been removed from online copies of Famous Funnies. The exact placement in the issue is not known at this time.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Good morning! I'm selling a book on magic!"]
  2. 1. ["Fellers, join today!"]
  3. 2. ["By golly, here's where I try out my new outboard buck-board!"]
    Napoleon
  4. 3. ["Don't worry!"]
    Goofie Gags
  5. 4. ["Yes, paw and maw, I'm going to give you the mine, too."]
    Spunky Dory Tells His Story
  6. 5. ["You say Morly was killed with a hammer, Doc?"]
    Roy Powers Eagle Scout
  7. 6. ["School Days are near again."]
    Let's Get Into a Huddle
  8. 7. Cavaliers and Roundheads
    Highlights of History
  9. 8. ["Mr. Lovejoy doesn't look like th' type of man who'd be a night watchman!"]
    Skyroads
  10. 9. ["Harry let me use his Navy Yard pass."]
    Hairbreadth Harry
  11. 10. ["Well, the wheels in the Little Marvel Push-Pin factory are humming!"]
    High-Gear Homer
  12. 11. ["R-r-ring!"]
    Jitter
  13. 12. ["Professor Pendon phoned you were coming, Speed."]
    Speed Spaulding
  14. 13. ["This 'Brotherhood of Ye Snake and Shinbone' was evidently some pirates' secret society!"]
    Dickie Dare
  15. 14. ["Georgia, this man is nerts!"]
    The Adventures of Patsy
  16. 15. ["Come on, stupid!"]
    The Gay Thirties
  17. 16. ["The first aid tent, huh Chief?"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    The Pen-Pal Page
  19. 18. ["Uncle Elby builds a cart"]
    Napoleon
  20. 19. ["There's that crackpot mouse magician."]
    The Frog Pond Ferry
  21. 20. ["You sold the magic carpet?"]
    Oaky Doaks
  22. 21. ["Sam and Tiny have found a message from a Dr. Danger."]
    Seaweed Sam
  23. 22. ["Stutterin' canoe heap swell to take Minnie Ha-Cha and Kitty Cornpone on picnic trip!"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  24. 23. ["And where do you think you're goin'?"]
    Olly of the Movies
  25. 24. ["An' that's th' story!"]
    Scorchy Smith
  26. 25. ["You--dressing for dinner last night!"]
    Somebody's Stenog
  27. 26. ["Pinch me, will you?"]
    The Back-Seat Driver
  28. 27. ["Taking advantage of the ensuing turmoil, the Lone Rider bolts for the nearest horse!"]
    Lightnin' and the Lone Rider
  29. 28. ["He has been places!"]
    Above the Crowd
  30. 29. ["Uncle Elby fishing"]
    Napoleon
  31. 30. ["Chief! Ah'm afeerd yo'all is a-carryin' Southern hospitality too far!"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  32. 31. ["See here Hawk, I want that doll."]
    Babe Bunting
  33. 32. ["Say, I jest seen Muly Bates!"]
    Mescal Ike
  34. 33. ["Ah! This is great!"]
    Connie
  35. 34. ["Now, all together, fellows."]
    Life's Like That
  36. 35. ["Finish this comic strip"]
    Artistic Artie
  37. 36. ["Fatty, you're a generous boy."]
    Butty and Fatty
  38. 37. The Belled Buoy
  39. 38. ["Come on! We've got to get to the hospital."]
    Homer Hoopee
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
    Funland
  41. 40. ["Uncle Elby waters the lawn"]
    Napoleon
  42. 41. ["So what!"]
    Magic Made Easy
  43. 42. ["Here's good news!"]
  44. 43. ["Going up!"]
  45. 44. [no title indexed]
    Buck Rogers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Craig Delich
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Merlin Haas
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Matthew Torrance
  • Peter Croome