(March 1941)

Eastern Color, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
The Eastern Color Printing Company
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard golden age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Additional sequences and the proper order for all sequences provided by Gary Watson, February 2008. There are 12 additional (unindexed) pages of contests, puzzles, and games featuring the Reg'lar Fellers at the center of the item.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hydroman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hydroman [Bob Blake]
Reprints:
Keywords:
patriotic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Famous Funnies #79. On inside front cover.

["Well, what now, Bobbie?"] (Table of Contents)

Hydroman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Everett

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hydroman [Bob Blake]; Harry Thurston; Joyce Church; Barbara Stearns (villain); Mr. Okoyo [aka Mr. Yen] (villain, death); Soo Lee (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Bob receives a phone call from a supposed friend of his college roomate, Ronnie Keller, but he smells a rat. Arriving for his appointment with the caller, he discovers he has walked into a trap and is taken prisoner.
Reprints:
Keywords:
patriotic

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reg'lar Fellers / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Keywords:
movie scenes

Indexer Notes

Shares page with half-page ad for gas model plane.

["Jenny's charter passenger knocks her cold..."] (Table of Contents)

Flyin' Jenny / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation; war
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Star Flashes / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Charles Bruno
Pencils:
Charles Bruno
Inks:
Charles Bruno
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Tyrone Power; Judy Canova; Tom Keene; Larry Crabbe

["Seeing the skeleton in his path,..."] (Table of Contents)

The Purple Zombie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Purple Zombie; Chico

["Captain Sorrow hoped the body would be mistaken..."] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Stony Craig and His U. S. Marines / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Rentfrow
Pencils:
Don Dickson
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reg'lar Fellers / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Keywords:
movie scenes

["King Oscar of Slowpokia got word..."] (Table of Contents)

Dinky Dinkerton / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Huhta [as Jim Wallace]
Inks:
Art Huhta [as Jim Wallace]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Disguised in the hood and gown of his captured enemy,..."] (Table of Contents)

Don Dixon / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Idioddities / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Romer
Pencils:
Jack Romer
Inks:
Jack Romer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Eddie Cantor

["Chick Mann, the American writer who rescued Indira..."] (Table of Contents)

Mann of India / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Chick Mann; Indira; Edyth

["I'm afraid Miss Patricia is gittin' the willies..."] (Table of Contents)

Bill & Davey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
James McCague (signed)
Pencils:
James McCague (signed)
Inks:
James McCague (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["John Mackenzie had served in the U.S. Navy..."] (Table of Contents)

Daredevils of Destiny / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Rentfrow
Pencils:
Don Dickson
Inks:
Don Dickson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["What are you shouting for, Bela?"] (Table of Contents)

Gordon Fife and the Boy King / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Moore
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reg'lar Fellers / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Keywords:
movie scenes

Death in a Box (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Albert Willard (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed) (illustrations)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed) (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Steve Kruger; Andrew Crowel (Camp Melford superintendent); Pedro (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Steve has signed a contract to pilot a freight carrier from a jungle camp on the Tapajoz River to Muana, and makes that journey with Andrew Crowel. Suddenly, a native, who was hired to spy on Camp Melford's officials, takes them prisoner, believing them to be carrying a valuable company cargo.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Amaze a Minute / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

["All right, my friend..."] (Table of Contents)

Tad of the Tanbark! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kitty Moran & Her Hound / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Romer
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reg'lar Fellers / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Keywords:
movie scenes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daredevils of Destiny / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Rentfrow
Pencils:
Don Dickson
Inks:
Don Dickson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Names of the winners of the contest in #2. On inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daisy Red Ryder Rifle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hydroman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["Well, what now, Bobbie?"]
    Hydroman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  5. 4. ["Jenny's charter passenger knocks her cold..."]
    Flyin' Jenny
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Star Flashes
  7. 6. ["Seeing the skeleton in his path,..."]
    The Purple Zombie
  8. 7. ["Captain Sorrow hoped the body would be mistaken..."]
    Sergeant Stony Craig and His U. S. Marines
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  10. 9. ["King Oscar of Slowpokia got word..."]
    Dinky Dinkerton
  11. 10. ["Disguised in the hood and gown of his captured enemy,..."]
    Don Dixon
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Idioddities
  13. 12. ["Chick Mann, the American writer who rescued Indira..."]
    Mann of India
  14. 13. ["I'm afraid Miss Patricia is gittin' the willies..."]
    Bill & Davey
  15. 14. ["John Mackenzie had served in the U.S. Navy..."]
    Daredevils of Destiny
  16. 15. ["What are you shouting for, Bela?"]
    Gordon Fife and the Boy King
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  18. 17. Death in a Box
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Amaze a Minute
  20. 19. ["All right, my friend..."]
    Tad of the Tanbark!
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Kitty Moran & Her Hound
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Daredevils of Destiny
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Red Ryder Rifle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Lou Mougin
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gary L. Watson