(July 1941)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hydroman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Everett
Inks:
Bill Everett
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
inside front cover promo for Famous Funnies #83

["Why, you--!!!"] (Table of Contents)

Hydroman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hydroman [Bob Blake]; Mr. Anders; Hans (villain); Margery Noel (villain)
Synopsis:
Having escaped from a glass cage in a foreign freighter's stateroom, Hydroman overpowers one of the guards, contains two others, and forcibly takes Margery from the ship. Arriving on land, Hydroman orders a taxi driver to take them to Bob Blake's apartment, but the cabbie smells a rat and dumps them out at the local Police Precinct.
Reprints:
Keywords:
patriotic

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Star Flashes / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

["We have failed, Mr. Blimp!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation; war
Reprints:
  • newspaper strip reprints

["I thought maybe I might have put it here!"] (Table of Contents)

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • newspaper strip reprint

["Dear reader, Heroic Comics presents for your approval..."] (Table of Contents)

Man O'Metal / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
H. G. Peters
Inks:
H. G. Peters
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Man O' Metal [Pat Dempsey] (intro; origin)
Synopsis:
origin story

["Staked out to die at a deserted water-hole..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; jungle

["They never put enough sticker on these false beards!"] (Table of Contents)

Reg'lar Felers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • newspaper strip reprint

["To prevent Kim Hale from flying into the death-ray..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Synopsis:
To prevent Kim Hale from flying into the death ray..........

The Hidden Empire (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer (signed)
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
There-that will keep you from getting any ore foolish ideas.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 12 pages (report information)


Synopsis:
contests 31, 39, 33, 29, 30,

["Courage, fortitude, and fixity of purpose..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Rentfrow (signed)
Pencils:
Don Dickson (signed)
Inks:
Don Dickson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • Bell syndicate newspaper strip reprints

["She sleeps..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tarpe Mills (signed)
Inks:
Tarpe Mills
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
She sleeps... little dreaming that as I touch a hidden switch.....

["So!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

[":In the annals of the sea..."] (Table of Contents)

Dare-Devils of Destiny / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Rentfrow (signed)
Pencils:
Don Dickson (signed)
Inks:
Don Dickson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • Bell syndicate newspaper strip reprint

["A moment after the Baron and his captives leave."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)


Synopsis:
Contest winners from issue #4

Depending On Chance (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
H. G. Peter illos (two)
Inks:
H. G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Amaze? A Minute / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["Captain Sorrow managed to elude his pursuers..."] (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Stony Craig / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Rentfrow (signed)
Pencils:
Don Dickson (signed)
Inks:
Don Dickson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • Bell Syndicate newspaper strip reprint

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
full page inside backcover promo for Reg'lar Fellers movie

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dick Calkins
Inks:
Dick Calkins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
full page promo for Buck Rogers #2

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hydroman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["Why, you--!!!"]
    Hydroman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Star Flashes
  5. 4. ["We have failed, Mr. Blimp!"]
    Flyin' Jenny
  6. 5. ["I thought maybe I might have put it here!"]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  7. 6. ["Dear reader, Heroic Comics presents for your approval..."]
    Man O'Metal
  8. 7. ["Staked out to die at a deserted water-hole..."]
    Tad of the Tanbark
  9. 8. ["They never put enough sticker on these false beards!"]
    Reg'lar Felers
  10. 9. ["To prevent Kim Hale from flying into the death-ray..."]
    Purple Zombie
  11. 10. The Hidden Empire
    Don Dixon
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. ["Courage, fortitude, and fixity of purpose..."]
    Daredevils of Destiny
  14. 13. ["She sleeps..."]
    Mann of India
  15. 14. ["So!"]
    Bill and Davey
  16. 15. [":In the annals of the sea..."]
    Dare-Devils of Destiny
  17. 16. ["A moment after the Baron and his captives leave."]
    Gordon Fife and the Boy King
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. Depending On Chance
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Amaze? A Minute
  21. 20. ["Captain Sorrow managed to elude his pursuers..."]
    Sgt. Stony Craig
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
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