(August 1937)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1937-07-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Famous Funnies, Inc.
Editing
Stephen Douglas
Color
Color
Dimensions
Earlier Issues Standard Golden Age U. S.; Later issues Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Almost all of the content of this comic consists of newspaper strip reprints, mainly Sunday pages in their original format. The dates of publication of these strips have, in practically all cases, been removed.

On sale date from the previous issue's “Let's Get into a Huddle” page.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Victor Pazmiño
Inks
Victor Pazmiño
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm about due for a bite!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby

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

The John Hix Scrap Book / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clifford McBride (credited)
Pencils
Clifford McBride (credited)
Inks
Clifford McBride (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm getting round shouldered picking those things off the lawn!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Uncle Elby; Napoleon
Reprints
  • from Napoleon Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

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

Goofie Gags / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho-hum! I guess I'll go to sleep!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Four unrelated gag panels.

[Stolen Doghouse] (Table of Contents: 4)

Jabby / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Tom Carlisle (signed as Carlisle)
Pencils
Tom Carlisle (signed as Carlisle)
Inks
Tom Carlisle (signed as Carlisle)
Colors
?

Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Jabby
Synopsis
Some boys steal Jabby's doghouse so he frightens them by wearing a white sheet.
Reprints
  • from The Adventures of Jabby Sunday (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193x-11-23
Keywords
Halloween

Indexer Notes

pantomime; wordless comic

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

Alec and Itchy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Jimmy George (credited as George)
Pencils
Merle Mulholland (credited as Mulholland) (signed as Mulholland)
Inks
Merle Mulholland (credited as Mulholland) (signed as Mulholland)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bah!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Alec; Itchy
Reprints
  • from Alec and Itchy daily (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1932-xx-xx

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

War On Crime / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Rex Collier
Pencils
Kemp Starrett
Inks
Kemp Starrett
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If Doc Barker's in town, so are the others!
Genre
crime
Characters
Doc Barker; Russell Gibson (dies); Ma Barker
Reprints
  • from War on Crime daily (Ledger Syndicate)
Keywords
True crime story

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clifford McBride (credited) (signed as McBride)
Pencils
Clifford McBride (credited) (signed as McBride)
Inks
Clifford McBride (credited) (signed as McBride)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's my ticket, young man!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Uncle Elby; Napoleon
Reprints
  • from Napoleon Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

2 Crooks Selling Gasoline (Table of Contents: 8)

Strange As It Seems / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
John Hix
Pencils
John Hix
Inks
John Hix
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

copyright McNaught Syndicate. Last appearance. Moves to Quality's Feature Funnies.

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

Skyroads / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
According to the charts, there is no island here!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Hurricane Hawk; Skid; Professor Gory; Little Jerry
Reprints
  • from Skyroads daily (John F. Dille Co.)

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

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

Script
Philip Francis Nowlan
Pencils
Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed)
Inks
Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buck Rogers
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers Sunday (John F. Dille Co.)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Steve Douglas
Pencils
Victor E. Pazmino
Inks
Victor E. Pazmino
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Queenie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger [as Bob Bliss] (credited)
Pencils
S. M. Iger [as Bob Bliss] (credited)
Inks
S. M. Iger [as Bob Bliss] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's peachy here in Queerland!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Queenie

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Hairbreadth Harry / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
F. O. Alexander (credited) (signed as Alexander)
Pencils
F. O. Alexander (credited) (signed as Alexander)
Inks
F. O. Alexander (credited) (signed as Alexander)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is what going to war gets us!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Harry Hollingsworth; Rudolph Rassendale (villain); Belinda Blinks
Reprints
  • from Hairbreadth Harry Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier is "High-Gear Homer", by the same creator.

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

High-Gear Homer / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
F. O. Alexander (credited) (signed as Alexander)
Pencils
F. O. Alexander (credited) (signed as Alexander)
Inks
F. O. Alexander (credited) (signed as Alexander)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't care how you do it...
Genre
humor
Characters
High-Gear Homer
Reprints
  • from Hairbreadth Harry Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of the "Hairbreadth Harry" Sunday page, by the same creator.

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

Nippie / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Lank Leonard (credited, signed)
Pencils
Lank Leonard (credited, signed)
Inks
Lank Leonard (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll take it!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Nippie
Reprints
  • from Mickey Finn Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier of the “Mickey Finn” Sunday page, by the same creator. Last appearance. Moves to Quality Comics' Feature Funnies.

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

Mickey Finn / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Lank Leonard (credited, signed)
Pencils
Lank Leonard (credited, signed)
Inks
Lank Leonard (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mickey, I'm playing golf with the mayor!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mickey Finn
Reprints
  • from Mickey Finn Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier is “Nippie”, by the same creator. Last appearance. Moves to Quality Comics' Feature Funnies.

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

Magic Made Easy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Fisher's History of Boxing / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher (credited)
Pencils
Mo Leff ? (credited as Ham Fisher)
Inks
Mo Leff ? (credited as Ham Fisher)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sharkey turned to complain of a foul...
Genre
sports
Characters
Jack Dempsey; Sharkey
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka Sunday (McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier of the “Joe Palooka” Sunday page, by the same creators.

Art previously credited to "Phil Boyd ?" [en error for Boyle], but more likely to be by Leff.

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

Joe Palooka / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher (credited, signed)
Pencils
Mo Leff ? (credited as Ham Fisher) (signed as Ham Fisher)
Inks
Mo Leff ? (credited as Ham Fisher) (signed as Ham Fisher)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where youse goin'?
Genre
humor
Characters
Joe Palooka; Knobby Walsh; Renee la Pritee
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka Sunday (McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. Moves to Quality's Feature Funnies.

The top tier is "Fisher's History of Boxing".

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

Dickie Dare / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Coulton Waugh
Pencils
Coulton Waugh
Inks
Coulton Waugh
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You have done well, Walla Walla!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Dickie Dare; Lily; Dan Flynn; Wags; Walla-Walla
Reprints
  • from Dickie Dare daily (AP Newsfeatures)

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

Beau Geste / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? (adaption); P. C. Wren (original story) (credited)
Pencils
Walt Depew [as B. W. Depew] (credited, signed)
Inks
Walt Depew [as B. W. Depew] (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The relief has arrived at Zinderneuf
Genre
adventure
Characters
Beau Geste; Johnny Geste; Major De Beaujolais
Reprints
  • from Beau Geste daily (Register and Tribune Syndicate)

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

Scorchy Smith / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Noel Sickles
Pencils
Noel Sickles
Inks
Noel Sickles
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Maddox turns his attention to other matters
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Scorchy Smith; Knucks Maddox; Himmelstoff; Ferrera
Reprints
  • from Scorchy Smith daily (AP Newsfeatures)

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

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

Script
Mel Graff
Pencils
Mel Graff
Inks
Mel Graff
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thimble dashes down the hall, bound for the gallery of mirrors.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Thimble; Patsy; Phantom Magician
Reprints
  • from The Adventures of Pasty daily (AP Newsfeatures)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

"Good Deed" Dotty / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy (credited)
Pencils
John Striebel (credited as J. H. Striebel)
Inks
John Striebel (credited as J. H. Striebel)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the matter?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
"Good Deed" Dotty
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier of the "Dixie Dugan" Sunday page, by the same creators.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy (credited)
Pencils
John Striebel (credited, signed)
Inks
John Striebel (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh dear!
Genre
humor
Characters
Dixie Dugan; Imogene; Miss Youngley
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier is ""Good Deed" Dotty", by the same creators.

Last appearance. Moves to Quality Comics' Feature Funnies.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

The Frog Pond Ferry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
M. E. Brady (signed as MEB)
Pencils
M. E. Brady (signed as MEB)
Inks
M. E. Brady (signed as MEB)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No! Positively no!!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
The Skipper; Mrs. Crow; Cornwallis Crow

It Starts Next Month in Famous Funnies (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Roy Powers / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Emma-Lindsay Squier (Table of Contents: 28)

Above the Crowd / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen
Pencils
Stookie Allen
Inks
Stookie Allen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • reprint from Sports Novels Magazine (Popular Publications)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Little Brother / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Inks
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, what did you do with my nickel?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Brother
Reprints
  • from The Bungle Family Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier of "The Bungle Family" Sunday page, by the same creator.

Before And After (Table of Contents: 30)

The Bungle Family / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Inks
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
George Bungle; Jo Bungle
Reprints
  • from The Bungle Family Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier is "Little Brother", by the same creator.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Ned Brant of Carter / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Zuppke (credited)
Pencils
Walt Depew [as B. W. Depew] (signed)
Inks
Walt Depew [as B. W. Depew] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We held 'em gang!
Genre
sports
Characters
Ned Brant; Coach Dave Meegan; Steve "Shotgun" Sheldon; Specs; Depta; Gary; Battling Brody
Reprints
  • from Ned Brant daily (The Register and Tribune Syndicate)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Oaky Doaks / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
William McCleery
Pencils
Ralph Briggs Fuller (signed as R B Fuller)
Inks
Ralph Briggs Fuller (signed as R B Fuller)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say Mr. Bivins, what kind of country are we going to?
Genre
humor; historical
Characters
Sir Oaky Doaks; King Cedric; Mr. Bivins
Reprints
  • from Oaky Doaks daily (AP Newsfeatures)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Funland / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page

The Young Alexander (Table of Contents: 34)

Highlights of History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. Carroll Mansfield (credited, signed)
Pencils
J. Carroll Mansfield (credited, signed)
Inks
J. Carroll Mansfield (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Alexander the Great
Reprints
  • from Highights of History Sunday (The Bell Syndicate)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
Julian Ollendorff (credited as Julian Ollendorf) (signed as Ollendorff)
Pencils
Julian Ollendorff (credited as Julian Ollendorf) (signed as Ollendorff)
Inks
Julian Ollendorff (credited as Julian Ollendorf) (signed as Ollendorff)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Olly must think I am ungrateful!
Genre
drama
Characters
Olly Lane; Skip Allen; Maxie; Buddy; Lona; Ray Hoyt
Reprints
  • from Olly of the Movies daily (The McNaught Syndicate)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

Connie / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Frank Godwin (credited, signed)
Pencils
Frank Godwin (credited, signed)
Inks
Frank Godwin (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm all excited Flo...
Genre
humor
Characters
Connie Kurridge; Selby Wilberforce; Flo
Reprints
  • from Connie Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier is "The Wet Blanket", by the same creator.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

The Wet Blanket / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Frank Godwin (credited)
Pencils
Frank Godwin (credited)
Inks
Frank Godwin (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bill, I heard you made a bet...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Connie Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of the "Connie" Sunday page, by the same creator.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Bobby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger (credited, signed)
Pencils
S. M. Iger (credited, signed)
Inks
S. M. Iger (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do ya know who wrote After the Ball Was Over?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Bobby; Percy Pembroke

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

Somebody's Stenog / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
A. E. Hayward (credited, signed)
Pencils
A. E. Hayward (credited, signed)
Inks
A. E. Hayward (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why not have everyone in your office given a physical examination?
Genre
humor
Characters
Cam o'Flage; Sam Smithers; Reggie Smithers; Mame
Reprints
  • from Somebody's Stenog Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier is “The Back-Seat Driver”, by the same creator.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

The Back-Seat Driver / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
A. E. Hayward (credited, signed)
Pencils
A. E. Hayward (credited, signed)
Inks
A. E. Hayward (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are we going to sit here all day?
Genre
humor
Characters
John Smith; Mrs. Smith [both unnamed here]
Reprints
  • from Somebody's Stenog Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of the "Somebody's Stenog" Sunday page, by the same creator.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Howdy, Miss Sally, could I borrow th'use of yo'r phone?
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Mescal Ike; Miss Sally; Pa Piffle
Reprints
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Associated Newspapers)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

Jane Arden / Lena Pry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Monte Barrett (credited)
Pencils
Russell Ross (credited as Russell E. Ross) (signed as Ross)
Inks
Russell Ross (credited as Russell E. Ross) (signed as Ross)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Listen, Ed! I know where there's a good story!
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Jane Arden; Franz Wells; Johnny; Martha; Blanding; Lena Pry
Reprints
  • from Jane Arden Sunday (The Register and Tribune Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

Four Sunday pages, each one featuring a sequential "Jane Arden" storyline (0.5), a self-contained "Lena Pry" story (0.33), and a fashion panel "Jane Arden's Wardrobe" (0.17), all by the same creators.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

There's A Town / cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
M. E. Brady (signed as MEB)
Pencils
M. E. Brady (signed as MEB)
Inks
M. E. Brady (signed as MEB)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

A gag panel suggested by reader H. O. Mueller, Chicago, Ill.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

Butty and Fatty / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
M. E. Brady (signed as MEB)
Pencils
M. E. Brady (signed as MEB)
Inks
M. E. Brady (signed as MEB)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grandpop promised to tell me a war story...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Butty; Grandpop

The Invention of the Joystick (Table of Contents: 45)

Flight / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
W. D. Tipton
Pencils
J. H. Mason
Inks
J. H. Mason
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Script
Roy L. Williams (credited) (signed as Williams)
Pencils
Roy L. Williams (credited) (signed as Williams)
Inks
Roy L. Williams (credited) (signed as Williams)
Colors
?
Letters
Roy L. Williams ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't imagine what's keeping them!
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Dorothy "Babe" Bunting; Mrs. Crumpet; Bill Brown; Uncle Jasper Scrawn; Aunt Mary Chester; Mrs. Rakestraw; Zenas
Reprints
  • from Babe Bunting daily (The Ledger Syndicate)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

Nipper / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Clare Victor Dwiggins (credited as Dwig)
Pencils
Clare Victor Dwiggins (credited as Dwig)
Inks
Clare Victor Dwiggins (credited as Dwig)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you mean to say that after you had raked...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Nipper Tucker; Ruff Bumps; Algy Bray; Pip Gint
Reprints
  • from Nipper Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier is “Footprints on the Sands of Time”, by the same creator.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

Footprints on the Sands of Time / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Clare Victor Dwiggins (signed as Dwig)
Pencils
Clare Victor Dwiggins (signed as Dwig)
Inks
Clare Victor Dwiggins (signed as Dwig)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bill's Aunt Tish sends him running to the drug store...
Genre
humor
Characters
Bill
Reprints
  • from Nipper Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of the “Nipper” Sunday page, by the same creator.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

Toddy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Marcoux (credited)
Pencils
George Marcoux (credited)
Inks
George Marcoux (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tsk! Tsk! Rainin'!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Toddy Lott; Myrtle
Reprints
  • from Toddy daily (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. Moves to Quality Comics' Feature Funnies.

The Monster of Trinadad (Table of Contents: 50)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Hyatt (credited)
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
J. Pearson Bellham; Andy MacGeary; Charles Chang; Rush Holmes; Tom Dorn

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 51)

Homer Hoopee / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Locher (signed)
Pencils
Fred Locher (signed)
Inks
Fred Locher (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So Maw's first day on the set was a success
Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Homer Hoopee; Maw Hoopee; Nate Gregory
Reprints
  • from Homer Hoopee daily (The Associated Press)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 52)

The Gay Thirties / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff
Pencils
Milton Caniff
Inks
Milton Caniff
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why Mister Hyde!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from The Gay Thirties daily (Associated Press)

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Hank Barrow, who took over the strip at a later date.

Four unrelated gag panels.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

Seaweed Sam the Rhyming Rover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Extra! Wild animals loose!
Genre
humor
Characters
Seaweed Sam

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

Fisher's History of Boxing / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher (credited, signed)
Pencils
Mo Leff ? (credited as Ham Fisher)
Inks
Mo Leff ? (credited as Ham Fisher)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sharkey steadily climbed the ladder...
Genre
sports
Characters
Sharkey; Jack Dempsey
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier of the “Joe Palooka” Sunday page, by the same creators.

Art previously credited to "Phil Boyd ?" [en error for Boyle], but more likely to be by Leff.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher (credited, signed)
Pencils
Mo Leff ? (credited as Ham Fisher)
Inks
Mo Leff ? (credited as Ham Fisher)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mean' Joe's goin' over an' see them Hopi Injun pueblos!
Genre
humor
Characters
Joe Palooka; Knobby Walsh
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier is “Fisher’s History of Boxing”, by the same creators.

Art previously credited to "Phil Boyd ?" [en error for Boyle], but more likely to be by Leff, with Fisher drawing Joe Palooka's face.

Last appearance. Moves to Quality Comics' Feature Funnies.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'm about due for a bite!"]
    Napoleon
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The John Hix Scrap Book
  3. 2. ["I'm getting round shouldered picking those things off the lawn!"]
    Napoleon
  4. 3. ["Ho-hum! I guess I'll go to sleep!"]
    Goofie Gags
  5. 4. [Stolen Doghouse]
    Jabby
  6. 5. ["Bah!"]
    Alec and Itchy
  7. 6. ["If Doc Barker's in town, so are the others!"]
    War On Crime
  8. 7. ["Here's my ticket, young man!"]
  9. 8. 2 Crooks Selling Gasoline
    Strange As It Seems
  10. 9. ["According to the charts, there is no island here!"]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Let's Get Into a Huddle!
  13. 12. ["It's peachy here in Queerland!"]
    Queenie
  14. 13. ["This is what going to war gets us!"]
  15. 14. ["I don't care how you do it..."]
  16. 15. ["I'll take it!"]
    Nippie
  17. 16. ["Mickey, I'm playing golf with the mayor!"]
    Mickey Finn
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Magic Made Easy
  19. 18. ["Sharkey turned to complain of a foul..."]
    Fisher's History of Boxing
  20. 19. ["Where youse goin'?"]
  21. 20. ["You have done well, Walla Walla!"]
  22. 21. ["The relief has arrived at Zinderneuf"]
    Beau Geste
  23. 22. ["Maddox turns his attention to other matters"]
  24. 23. ["Thimble dashes down the hall, bound for the gallery of mirrors."]
    Adventures of Patsy
  25. 24. ["What's the matter?"]
    "Good Deed" Dotty
  26. 25. ["Oh dear!"]
  27. 26. ["No! Positively no!!"]
    The Frog Pond Ferry
  28. 27. It Starts Next Month in Famous Funnies
    Roy Powers
  29. 28. Emma-Lindsay Squier
    Above the Crowd
  30. 29. ["Say, what did you do with my nickel?"]
    Little Brother
  31. 30. Before And After
    The Bungle Family
  32. 31. ["We held 'em gang!"]
    Ned Brant of Carter
  33. 32. ["Say Mr. Bivins, what kind of country are we going to?"]
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Funland
  35. 34. The Young Alexander
  36. 35. ["Olly must think I am ungrateful!"]
    Olly of the Movies
  37. 36. ["I'm all excited Flo..."]
  38. 37. ["Bill, I heard you made a bet..."]
  39. 38. ["Do ya know who wrote After the Ball Was Over?"]
    Bobby
  40. 39. ["Why not have everyone in your office given a physical examination?"]
  41. 40. ["Are we going to sit here all day?"]
  42. 41. ["Howdy, Miss Sally, could I borrow th'use of yo'r phone?"]
  43. 42. ["Listen, Ed! I know where there's a good story!"]
    Jane Arden / Lena Pry
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    There's A Town
  45. 44. ["Grandpop promised to tell me a war story..."]
    Butty and Fatty
  46. 45. The Invention of the Joystick
    Flight
  47. 46. ["I can't imagine what's keeping them!"]
  48. 47. ["Do you mean to say that after you had raked..."]
    Nipper
  49. 48. ["Bill's Aunt Tish sends him running to the drug store..."]
    Footprints on the Sands of Time
  50. 49. ["Tsk! Tsk! Rainin'!"]
    Toddy
  51. 50. The Monster of Trinadad
  52. 51. ["So Maw's first day on the set was a success"]
  53. 52. ["Why Mister Hyde!"]
    The Gay Thirties
  54. 53. ["Extra! Wild animals loose!"]
    Seaweed Sam the Rhyming Rover
  55. 54. ["Sharkey steadily climbed the ladder..."]
    Fisher's History of Boxing
  56. 55. ["Mean' Joe's goin' over an' see them Hopi Injun pueblos!"]
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