(October 1940)

Eastern Color, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Eastern Color Printing Company
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard golden age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

[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
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hydroman [Bob Blake]; The Great One
Reprints
Keywords
patriotic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Hydroman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Harry Thurston, a young chemical engineer...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hydroman [Bob Blake] (origin re-cap); Harry Thurston; Joyce Church; Soo Lee (villain); Chang Yen (villain); Rocky Dawson (villain); The Great One (villain)
Synopsis
Harry creates a fabric made of Translite for Bob so that he will be protected from bullets and the like, then, with Joyce in tow, returns to the hideout of the foreign invaders he faced in the last issue. He listens in on their conversation, learning that the invaders have undercover men at work in Chicago, Washington D.C., Boston, San Francisco, and New York, mobilized at key points and in possession of key military secrets. Hydroman makes himself known and battles the invaders, but one, Rocky Dawson, escapes.
Reprints
Keywords
patriotic

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Today is my boithday...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Russell Keaton (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cochran Field is a bedlam of roaring motors...
Genre
adventure; aviation; war
Reprints
  • from newspaper strips.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Star Flashes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bud Thompson (signed)
Inks
Bud Thompson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Constance Bennett is attended...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Boris Karloff; Constance Bennett; Martha Raye; Juanita Quigley; W. C. Fields; Otto Kruger; Gwen Kenyon; George Bancroft

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Dr. Malinsky used young Kimberly Hale's invention...
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Sergeant Stony Craig / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Rentfrow (credited)
Pencils
Don Dixon (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You birds are going to stay right here...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you want to make a quarter, Jimmie?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Wallace (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's about time for Dinky to reconstruct the crime...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Suddenly the huge ship pitches...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a doctor who says...
Characters
Gene Tunney; Man O' War; Gavin Wood; Captain Bob Bartlett

Puppin' Head (Table of Contents: 11)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

A Hit in Africa (Table of Contents: 12)

Reg'lar Fellers in the News / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Draw Comics the Easy Way (Table of Contents: 13)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Byrnes
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Slug McFee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm Smoothy Schmidt...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
June Mills [as Tarpé Mills] (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are fourteen million people in India whose religion is crime...
Characters
Chickering Mann; Indira, Cobra Queen of the Dacoits; Hakim; Kalla Khan (villain)
Synopsis
Indira rescues Chick from Kalla Khan's trap.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wot's that Chinese guy doin' at the wheel?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The career of John Quick...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, I hope this convinces you!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Haunted Bedroom or The Three Ghosts

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Movie Hooey / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Huh, of all the things I pick out for a vacation...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The cave men seem more friendly than dangerous...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Kitty Moran and Her Hound / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Romer
Inks
Romer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why Angus, where did you ever get such a big lolly pop?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Frank Rentfrow
Pencils
Don Dixon
Inks
Don Dixon
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Following the War Between the States...
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hydroman
  2. 1. ["Harry Thurston, a young chemical engineer..."]
    Hydroman
  3. 2. ["Today is my boithday..."]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  4. 3. ["Cochran Field is a bedlam of roaring motors..."]
    Flyin' Jenny
  5. 4. ["Constance Bennett is attended..."]
    Star Flashes
  6. 5. ["When Dr. Malinsky used young Kimberly Hale's invention..."]
    The Purple Zombie
  7. 6. ["You birds are going to stay right here..."]
    Sergeant Stony Craig
  8. 7. ["Do you want to make a quarter, Jimmie?"]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  9. 8. ["It's about time for Dinky to reconstruct the crime..."]
    Dinky Dinkerton
  10. 9. ["Suddenly the huge ship pitches..."]
    Don Dixon
  11. 10. ["Here's a doctor who says..."]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  12. 11. Puppin' Head
  13. 12. A Hit in Africa
    Reg'lar Fellers in the News
  14. 13. Draw Comics the Easy Way
  15. 14. ["I'm Smoothy Schmidt..."]
    Slug McFee
  16. 15. ["There are fourteen million people in India whose religion is crime..."]
    Mann of India
  17. 16. ["Wot's that Chinese guy doin' at the wheel?"]
    Bill and Davey
  18. 17. ["The career of John Quick..."]
    Daredevils of Destiny
  19. 18. ["Well, I hope this convinces you!"]
    Gordon Fife and the Boy King
  20. 19. ["The Haunted Bedroom or The Three Ghosts"]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  21. 20. ["Huh, of all the things I pick out for a vacation..."]
    Movie Hooey
  22. 21. ["The cave men seem more friendly than dangerous..."]
    Tad of the Tanbark
  23. 22. ["Why Angus, where did you ever get such a big lolly pop?"]
    Kitty Moran and Her Hound
  24. 23. ["Following the War Between the States..."]
    Daredevils of Destiny
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Lou Mougin
  • Dan Kocher
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Darci
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gary L. Watson