(November 1941)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dickie Dare / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dickie Dare

["I ate my spinach"] (Table of Contents)

Life's Like That / cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gag cartoons. The other 0.25 of the page is advertisements.

["That voice! From the radio! It was Huer's!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Phil Nolan
Pencils:
Dick Calkins
Inks:
Dick Calkins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Buck Rogers

["Starts in the next issue"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Uncle Sam's boys read Famous Funnies"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

This includes one reader letter but is mostly an editorial with info about the comic. Art includes one illustration of "Fearless Flint" and a reproduction of the cover of "Strictly Private."

["What kind of animal is this 'Wendigo' of yours, Okuk!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dickie Dare; Okuk

Indexer Notes

Newspaper strip reprints.

["It's certainly fun to revive old customs!"] (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Jacqueline of Holland (Table of Contents)

High Lights of History / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history

["An elephant seal is larger than an elephant"] (Table of Contents)

Would You Believe It? / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal; nature

["The famous 'Savannah' "] (Table of Contents)

Historic Ships / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history

["Frankie and his friend 'Cosmic Ray,' are on a desert planet."] (Table of Contents)

Frankie Future / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Frankie Future; Cosmic Ray

["I'm going out and dig up some fish worms!"] (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
Characters:
Jitter (chimp)

["I study the magazines I deliver!"] (Table of Contents)

Hairbreadth Harry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

F. O. Alexander left the strip in 1939 but is still credited on this (the date of the original newspaper comic strip reprinted here is unknown).

["Following a strange ant like creature through a sort of air-lock"] (Table of Contents)

Connie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Connie

Indexer Notes

This particular sequence is science-fiction oriented, although the strip as a whole was generally a realistic adventure strip.

["It's great to be alive!"] (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

["Have all your belongings together, Mike?"] (Table of Contents)

Invisible Scarlett O'Neil / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Russell Stamm
Pencils:
Russell Stamm
Inks:
Russell Stamm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Scarlett O'Neill

["Mrs. K. Ann Garew is drying these fish for seven of her animal friends"] (Table of Contents)

Funland / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A.W. Nugent
Pencils:
A.W. Nugent
Inks:
A.W. Nugent
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["We turn out attention to Clipper Willams, somewhere else in Mongolia"] (Table of Contents)

Sky Roads / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russel Keaton (signed)
Inks:
Russel Keaton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation

["Uncle Elby said he'd give me a dollar for my tooth"] (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Uncle Elby; Napoleon

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Pen Pal Page / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

List of name and addresses of readers wishing to have pen pals. One small cartoon illustration.

["Benjy, go tell Peggy us hard working men are getting hungry"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
drama

["What is it you must tell me, Amy?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
R.B. Fuller
Pencils:
R.B. Fuller
Inks:
R.B. Fuller
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor; historical

["This is my workshop, boys"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

["A little renegade, that's what he is!"] (Table of Contents)

Chief Wahoo / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Elmer Woggon [as "Wog"] (signed)
Inks:
Elmer Woggon [as "Wog"] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor

["Unconscious!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tarpe Mills ?
Inks:
Tarpe Mills ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; drama

["I got a book tells how to do magic tricks"] (Table of Contents)

Somebody's Stenog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Dad! She passed the tests!"] (Table of Contents)

Scorchy Smith / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bert Christman
Pencils:
Bert Christman (signed)
Inks:
Bert Christman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation

Wishful Thinking (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Reprints of 4 daily comic strips, each with a separate "episode" title.

["Br-r-r! Sam has been captured by the 'Frigid Men'!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Moon's End (Table of Contents)

Buck Rogers / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Calkins
Pencils:
H. G. Peters (signed) (illustrations)
Inks:
H. G. Peters (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["No mere director can insult MY darling"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
drama

["Their left wheel is missing!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marvin Bradley (signed)
Inks:
Marvin Bradley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

No dialogue in this strip.

["Get the most for your dime"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dickie Dare
  2. 1. ["I ate my spinach"]
    Life's Like That
  3. 2. ["That voice! From the radio! It was Huer's!]
    Buck Rogers
  4. 3. ["Starts in the next issue"]
    Fearless Flint
  5. 4. ["Uncle Sam's boys read Famous Funnies"]
    Let's Get Into a Huddle
  6. 5. ["What kind of animal is this 'Wendigo' of yours, Okuk!"]
    Dickie Dare
  7. 6. ["It's certainly fun to revive old customs!"]
    Napoleon
  8. 7. Jacqueline of Holland
    High Lights of History
  9. 8. ["An elephant seal is larger than an elephant"]
    Would You Believe It?
  10. 9. ["The famous 'Savannah' "]
    Historic Ships
  11. 10. ["Frankie and his friend 'Cosmic Ray,' are on a desert planet."]
    Frankie Future
  12. 11. ["I'm going out and dig up some fish worms!"]
    Jitter
  13. 12. ["I study the magazines I deliver!"]
    Hairbreadth Harry
  14. 13. ["Following a strange ant like creature through a sort of air-lock"]
    Connie
  15. 14. ["It's great to be alive!"]
    Napoleon
  16. 15. ["Have all your belongings together, Mike?"]
    Invisible Scarlett O'Neil
  17. 16. ["Mrs. K. Ann Garew is drying these fish for seven of her animal friends"]
    Funland
  18. 17. ["We turn out attention to Clipper Willams, somewhere else in Mongolia"]
    Sky Roads
  19. 18. ["Uncle Elby said he'd give me a dollar for my tooth"]
    Napoleon
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    The Pen Pal Page
  21. 20. ["Benjy, go tell Peggy us hard working men are getting hungry"]
    Babe Bunting
  22. 21. ["What is it you must tell me, Amy?"]
    Oaky Doaks
  23. 22. ["This is my workshop, boys"]
    Roy Powers
  24. 23. ["A little renegade, that's what he is!"]
    Chief Wahoo
  25. 24. ["Unconscious!"]
    Olly of the Movies
  26. 25. ["I got a book tells how to do magic tricks"]
    Somebody's Stenog
  27. 26. ["Dad! She passed the tests!"]
    Scorchy Smith
  28. 27. Wishful Thinking
    Mescal Ike
  29. 28. ["Br-r-r! Sam has been captured by the 'Frigid Men'!"]
    Seaweed Sam
  30. 29. Moon's End
    Buck Rogers
  31. 30. ["No mere director can insult MY darling"]
    The Adventures of Patsy
  32. 31. ["Their left wheel is missing!"]
    Speed Spaulding
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  34. 33. ["Get the most for your dime"]
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