(August 1948)

Eastern Color, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Famous Funnies, Inc.
Brand:
This Is a Famous Funnies Publication
Editing:
Stephen Douglas
Format:
Color; Standard Golden Age US; Saddle-Stitched; Newsprint; Ongoing

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scanned copy. Art ids by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.


["Back up a little more..."] (Table of Contents)

Aunty Spry / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Larz Bourne ?
Pencils:
Larz Bourne [as Bourne]
Inks:
Larz Bourne [as Bourne]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Aunty Spry

Indexer Notes

Signature on cover is mostly cut-off but recognizable as Bourne.

Premiums! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for a camera from the Rufus B. Smith Company as a premium for selling razor blades.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Also includes indicia.

["I'm Basil, the bubble man!"] (Table of Contents)

Hortense the Lovable Brat / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Willner [as Wilner]
Inks:
Ray Willner [as Wilner]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hortense

Indexer Notes

Artwork is signed "Wilner" (with one l), but Jerry Bails' Who's Who gives the artist's name as "Willner" (with two ls).

["The giant buzzard comes... beware!"] (Table of Contents)

Chauncey Chirp and Johnny Jay / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dave Tendlar (signed)
Inks:
Dave Tendlar (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chauncey Chirp; Johnny Jay

Thom Thumb Kidnapped (Table of Contents)

Bingo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Willner
Inks:
Ray Willner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bingo; Thom Thumb; King Cole

The Well-Mannered Mandarin and His Candied Camera (Table of Contents)

Jingle Jangle Tales / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Carlson
Pencils:
George Carlson
Inks:
George Carlson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Ah, woe is me, Rudy Rabbit..."] (Table of Contents)

Topsy Turtle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Topsy Turtle; Rudy Rabbit

Adventures of Popsicle Pete at the Police Academy (Table of Contents)

Popsicle Pete / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Glankoff (signed)
Inks:
Sam Glankoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Popsicle Pete

The Fearless Mouse (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

["Willy Nilly was sure who he was..."] (Table of Contents)

Aunty Spry / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Willner
Inks:
Ray Willner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Aunty Spry; Willy Nilly

["Grandpaw Murphy's Prize Onion Dumplings"] (Table of Contents)

The Pie-Face Prince of Old Pretzelberg / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Carlson
Inks:
George Carlson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Ouch! - Here comes that pest of all pests..."] (Table of Contents)

Topsy Turtle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Topsy Turtle; Nutzy Squirrel

["Me heap tired of fighting!!"] (Table of Contents)

Seminole Sam Jr. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Larz Bourne (signed)
Pencils:
Larz Bourne (signed)
Inks:
Larz Bourne (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Seminole Sam Jr.

["Hey! Porky, - come quick..."] (Table of Contents)

Porky Pine / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pine

["It's true that time flies!"] (Table of Contents)

The Old Swap Shop / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Willner
Inks:
Allen Ulmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Blackheads "Pet Hate" (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for Vacutex from Ballco.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Three ads for a home radio mike, a device to make your own records and a 16mm projector. All appear to be from different companies, but with the same address, 230 Grand Street New York.

Amazing New Mickey Mouse-Donald Duck Weather Forecaster (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for a Disney weather forecaster from The Weatherman in Chicago.

Indexer Notes

On back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Back up a little more..."]
    Aunty Spry
  2. 1. Premiums!
  3. 2. ["I'm Basil, the bubble man!"]
    Hortense the Lovable Brat
  4. 3. ["The giant buzzard comes... beware!"]
    Chauncey Chirp and Johnny Jay
  5. 4. Thom Thumb Kidnapped
    Bingo
  6. 5. The Well-Mannered Mandarin and His Candied Camera
    Jingle Jangle Tales
  7. 6. ["Ah, woe is me, Rudy Rabbit..."]
    Topsy Turtle
  8. 7. Adventures of Popsicle Pete at the Police Academy
    Popsicle Pete
  9. 8. The Fearless Mouse
  10. 9. ["Willy Nilly was sure who he was..."]
    Aunty Spry
  11. 10. ["Grandpaw Murphy's Prize Onion Dumplings"]
    The Pie-Face Prince of Old Pretzelberg
  12. 11. ["Ouch! - Here comes that pest of all pests..."]
    Topsy Turtle
  13. 12. ["Me heap tired of fighting!!"]
    Seminole Sam Jr.
  14. 13. ["Hey! Porky, - come quick..."]
    Porky Pine
  15. 14. ["It's true that time flies!"]
    The Old Swap Shop
  16. 15. Blackheads "Pet Hate"
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. Amazing New Mickey Mouse-Donald Duck Weather Forecaster
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • James Ludwig
  • Peter Croome
  • Josh Blair