(January 1938)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Famous Funnies, Inc.
Editing:
Harold A. Moore (per statement of ownership in this issue); Stephen Douglas (actual editor)
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

two pages missing somewhere in the middle.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Victor E. Pazmiño
Inks:
Victor E. Pazmiño
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Oaky Doaks; Sam Smithers

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

Dickie Dare / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Colton Waugh
Pencils:
Colton Waugh
Inks:
Colton Waugh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dickie Dare

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

Napoleon / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Clifford McBride
Pencils:
Clifford McBride
Inks:
Clifford McBride
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Napolean; Uncle Elby

Indexer Notes

copyright Arthur J. Lefave

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

Goofie Gags / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Victor E. Pazmino
Pencils:
Victor E. Pazmino
Inks:
Victor E. Pazmino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

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

Dizzy Dramas / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Bowers
Pencils:
Joe Bowers
Inks:
Joe Bowers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

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

Statement of Ownership / statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
George Janosik
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Famous Funnies Inc. 50 Church ST, New York, NY
Editor Harold A. Moore
Bus Mgr. George G. Janosik
Owners: Eastern Color Printing 61 Leavenworth St, Waterbury, Ct
American-Republican Inc. 61 Leavenworth St, Waterbury, CT
E. Robert Stevenson, Eric Pape, James H. Darcey, B. H. Dupuy, Wm. B. Pape, George G. Janosik

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

Such Is Life / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Munson
Pencils:
Walt Munson
Inks:
Walt Munson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Quick-This way- we're not licked yet!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Roy Powers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Powell
Pencils:
Kemp Starrett ?
Inks:
Kemp Starrett ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; teen
Characters:
Roy Powers; Rocky Jones; Chunky
Reprints:
  • from Roy Powers dailies (Ledger Syndicate)1937.08.11

Indexer Notes

copyright Ledger Syndicate. Page begins with strip #B45

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

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

Script:
Steve Douglas
Pencils:
Steve Douglas
Inks:
Steve Douglas
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Nipper / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Clare Victor Dwiggins
Pencils:
Clare Victor Dwiggins
Inks:
Clare Victor Dwiggins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from Nipper Sundays (Ledger Syndicate)193x.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

copyright Ledger Syndicate

["Little Jerry, left alone, heard approaching footsteps and fearing he might be caught by Ethiopian warriors beat a hasty retreat into the jungle nearby"] (Table of Contents: 10)

Skyroads / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
aviation
Reprints:
  • from Skyroads dailies (John F. Dille)1935.12.19

Indexer Notes

copyright John F. Dille

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

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

Script:
F. O. Alexander
Pencils:
F. O. Alexander
Inks:
F. O. Alexander
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Hairbreadth Harry Sundays (Ledger Syndicate)193x.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

copyright Ledger Syndicate

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

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

Script:
F. O. Alexander
Pencils:
F. O. Alexander
Inks:
F. O. Alexander
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

copyright Ledger Syndicate

["When the strange inhabitants of Ordla found their own world was dying- they determined on the theft of Mars"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
Phil Nowlan
Pencils:
Dick Calkins
Inks:
Dick Calkins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Buck Rogers; Wilma Deering; Huer
Synopsis:
Buck and Huer are captured by the Ordlans after failing to put Mars back in its orbit.
Reprints:
  • From Buck Rogers Sunday (john F. Dille) 1936.10.25 - 1936.11.16

Indexer Notes

copyright John F. Dille. relettered from the original with fewer words.

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

Life's Like That / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Neher
Pencils:
Fred Neher
Inks:
Fred Neher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

copyright Consolidated News

["Which way now, Waley?"] (Table of Contents: 15)

War On Crime / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Bill Mahan (villain); Red Lane (villain)
Synopsis:
George Weyerhaeuser and the police on the trail of Mahan, the man who kidnapped him.
Reprints:
  • from War On Crime dailies (Ledger Syndicate)1937.05.03

Indexer Notes

copyright Ledger Syndicate

["Dan-Dan! We gotta make that destroyer see us!"] (Table of Contents: 16)

Dickie Dare / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Colton Waugh
Pencils:
Colton Waugh
Inks:
Colton Waugh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dickie Dare; Dan Flynn: Wags
Reprints:
  • from Dickie Dare dailies (Associated Press) 1935.05.29 - 1935.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

copyright Associated Press

["Suddenly the Queen's abductor stops, throws her roughly to the floor and turns to face King Goof"] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Patsy; Phantom Magician; Queen Patsy; King Goof
Synopsis:
After rescuing the Queen, Patsy asks the Phantom Magician to take her home to her own world.
Reprints:
  • from Adventures of Patsy dailies (the Associated Press)1935.08.09

Indexer Notes

copyright the Associated Press

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

Butty and Fatty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

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

Funland / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clifford McBride
Pencils:
Clifford McBride
Inks:
Clifford McBride
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Napolean; Uncle Elby

Indexer Notes

copyright Arthur J. Lefave

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

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Where are we headed Captain?" "Maple Island"] (Table of Contents: 22)

Oaky Doaks / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ralph Briggs Fuller
Pencils:
Ralph Briggs Fuller
Inks:
Ralph Briggs Fuller
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor; historical
Characters:
Oaky Doaks; King Cedric; Sir Cadwell
Synopsis:
Oaky and King Cedric return home only to find there's been a revolution in their absence.
Reprints:
  • from Oaky Doaks dailies (the Associated Press)1936.02.05

Indexer Notes

copyright the Associated Press

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

Seaweed Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Victor E. Pazmino
Pencils:
Victor E. Pazmino
Inks:
Victor E. Pazmino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

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

High Lights of History / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
J. Carroll Mansfield
Pencils:
J. Carroll Mansfield
Inks:
J. Carroll Mansfield
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Reprints:
  • from High Lights of History Sundays (Bell Syndicate)193x.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

copyright Bell Syndicate

["Well folks I'm glad we're all together again and everybody is friends with each other!"] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script:
Julian Ollendorf
Pencils:
Julian Ollendorf
Inks:
Julian Ollendorf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Olly of the Movies dailies (McNaught Syndicate)1935.04.17

Indexer Notes

copyright McNaught Syndicate

["Scorchy reassembles the train lying on a siding at the mouth of the tunnel"] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Scorchy Smith; Pudge; Knuckles; Armara
Reprints:
  • from Scorchy Smith dailies (the Associated Press)1935.04.25

Indexer Notes

copyright the Associated Press

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script:
A. E. Hayward
Pencils:
A. E. Hayward
Inks:
A. E. Hayward
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sam Smithers; Cam O'Flage
Reprints:
  • from Somebody's Stenog Sundays (Ledger Syndicate)193x.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

copyright Ledger Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script:
A. E. Hayward
Pencils:
A. E. Hayward
Inks:
A. E. Hayward
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Back-Seat Driver Sundays ( Ledger Syndicate)193x.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

copyright Ledger Syndicate

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

Bobby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
S. M. Iger
Pencils:
S. M. Iger
Inks:
S. M. Iger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

copyright Eisner-Iger

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script:
S. L. Huntley
Pencils:
Art Huhta
Inks:
Art Huhta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mescal Ike dailies (Associated Newspapers)193x.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

copyright Associated Newspapers

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

Butty and Fatty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Zena, I came up to thank you for savin' me from the explosion!"] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script:
Roy L. Williams
Pencils:
Roy L. Williams
Inks:
Roy L. Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Babe Bunting dailies (Ledger Syndicate)1936.04.xx

Indexer Notes

copyright Ledger Syndicate

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

Punky / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Balk
Pencils:
Fred Balk
Inks:
Fred Balk
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

copyright the Associated Press

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Connie / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Godwin
Pencils:
Frank Godwin
Inks:
Frank Godwin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Connie Sundays (Ledger Syndicate)1935.12.15

Indexer Notes

copyright Ledger Syndicate

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

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

Script:
Frank Godwin
Pencils:
Frank Godwin
Inks:
Frank Godwin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from The Wet Blanket Sundays (Ledger Syndicate)193x.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

copyright Ledger Syndicate

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

There's A Town / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

full-page single-panel cartoon

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

Queenie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Bliss
Pencils:
Bob Bliss
Inks:
Bob Bliss
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

The Strange Deception (Table of Contents: 38)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert M. Hyatt
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["How about those two guards in the next room- what if they hear us?"] (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script:
Fred Locher
Pencils:
Fred Locher
Inks:
Fred Locher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Reprints:
  • from Homer Hoopee dailies (the Associated Press)1935.05.01

Indexer Notes

copyright the Associated Press

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hank Barron
Inks:
Hank Barron
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

copyright the Associated Press

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

Napoleon / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Clifford McBride
Pencils:
Clifford McBride
Inks:
Clifford McBride
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Characters:
Napolean; Uncle Elby
Reprints:
  • from Napoleon sundays (Arthur J. Lefave)193x.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

copyright Arthur J. Lefave

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

The Frog Pond Ferry / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Pencils:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Inks:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
>

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Dickie Dare
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Goofie Gags
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Dizzy Dramas
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Statement of Ownership
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Such Is Life
  8. 7. ["Quick-This way- we're not licked yet!"]
    Roy Powers
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Let's Get Into a Huddle!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Nipper
  11. 10. ["Little Jerry, left alone, heard approaching footsteps and fearing he might be caught by Ethiopian warriors beat a hasty retreat into the jungle nearby"]
    Skyroads
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Hairbreadth Harry
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    High-Gear Homer
  14. 13. ["When the strange inhabitants of Ordla found their own world was dying- they determined on the theft of Mars"]
    Buck Rogers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Life's Like That
  16. 15. ["Which way now, Waley?"]
    War On Crime
  17. 16. ["Dan-Dan! We gotta make that destroyer see us!"]
    Dickie Dare
  18. 17. ["Suddenly the Queen's abductor stops, throws her roughly to the floor and turns to face King Goof"]
    Adventures of Patsy
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Butty and Fatty
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Funland
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    The Frog Pond Ferry
  23. 22. ["Where are we headed Captain?" "Maple Island"]
    Oaky Doaks
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Seaweed Sam
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    High Lights of History
  26. 25. ["Well folks I'm glad we're all together again and everybody is friends with each other!"]
    Olly of the Movies
  27. 26. ["Scorchy reassembles the train lying on a siding at the mouth of the tunnel"]
    Scorchy Smith
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Somebody's Stenog
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    The Back-Seat Driver
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Bobby
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Mescal Ike
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Butty and Fatty
  33. 32. ["Zena, I came up to thank you for savin' me from the explosion!"]
    Babe Bunting
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Punky
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Connie
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    The Wet Blanket
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    There's A Town
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Queenie
  39. 38. The Strange Deception
  40. 39. ["How about those two guards in the next room- what if they hear us?"]
    Homer Hoopee
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    The Gay Thirties
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    The Frog Pond Ferry
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