(January 1940)

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); William J. Pape (president); William B. Pape (treasurer)
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

Printed in the U.S.A. by Eastern Color Printing Co., Waterbury, Connecticut.
Editorial and circulation offices, 50 Church Street, New York, New York.
General office, 61 Leavenworth Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.
Advertising representatives, Gilman, Nicholl and Ruthmann of New York, New York.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Stoney Craig / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

["It's Here!"] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

New Year's Resolutions (Table of Contents: 2)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Charles McBride (signed)
Pencils:
Charles McBride (signed)
Inks:
Charles McBride (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Reprints:
  • from Napoleon sundays (Arthur J. Lefave)193x-xx-xx

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

Goofie Gags / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Victor E. Pazmino [as VEP] (signed)
Pencils:
Victor E. Pazmino [as VEP] (signed)
Inks:
Victor E. Pazmino [as VEP] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Dear Kids- On our way back to the Skeleton mine"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Spunky Dory Writes His Story / 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:
adventure

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

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

Script:
Paul Powell (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from Roy Powers dailies (Ledger Syndicate)1937-xx-xx

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

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

Script:
Stephen Douglas (signed)
Pencils:
Stephen Douglas (signed)
Inks:
Stephen Douglas (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["I ain't never jumped!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Skyroads / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
aviation
Reprints:
  • from Skyroads dailies or Sunday (John F. Dille Co.) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

["Here I am stowed away on me rival's craft"] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from High-Gear Homer Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

High-Gear Homer is a topper (footer) to the Hairbreadth Harry comic strip listed in the previous sequence.

["Quick Allura! We'll duck down into that forest!"] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • From Buck Rogers Sunday (John F. Dille) 1938-08-28 - 1938-09-18

Some Haul (Table of Contents: 11)

Jitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Poinier (signed)
Pencils:
Arthur Poinier (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Poinier (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:
  • from Jitter Sunday (A. A. Kelleher) 193X-XX-XX

["Now look Marshal, this man was hit by a rifle bullet"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Sergeant Stony Craig / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
military

["Wahoo you don't seem to be enjoying your visit to the aquarium"] (Table of Contents: 13)

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Allen Saunders (credited)
Pencils:
Elmer Woggon (signed)
Inks:
Elmer Woggon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Chief Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate) 1937-0x-xx

Indexer Notes

copyright Publishers syndicate

["Yeah Dan. This door does lead into the hold!"] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Colton Waugh (signed)
Inks:
Colton Waugh (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Dickie Dare dailies (Associated Press) 1935-xx-xx - 1935-xx-xx

["Saito, take the lad's coat"] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script:
Mel Graff (signed)
Pencils:
Mel Graff (signed)
Inks:
Mel Graff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Adventures of Patsy dailies (the Associated Press)1935-xx-xx

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

Funland / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent (credited)
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Inks:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

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

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

Genre:
military
Reprints:
  • from Daredevils of Destiny Sunday (The Bell Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX

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

Penpal Page / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Charles McBride (signed)
Pencils:
Charles McBride (signed)
Inks:
Charles McBride (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Reprints:
  • from Napoleon sundays (Arthur J. Lefave)193x-xx-xx

["Cousin Kwacky is getting to be more wacky every day"] (Table of Contents: 20)

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:
?

Reprints:
  • from Frog Pond Ferry Sunday (Brooklyn Eagle) 1933-XX-XX or 1934-XX-XX

["Boy! I'm King of Mulonnga"] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script:
Ralph Briggs Fuller (signed)
Pencils:
Ralph Briggs Fuller (signed)
Inks:
Ralph Briggs Fuller (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Oaky Doaks dailies (the Associated Press)1937-xx-xx

["Uncle Carlo, disguised as a butterfly"] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script:
Victor E. Pazmino [as VEP] (signed)
Pencils:
Victor E. Pazmino [as VEP] (signed)
Inks:
Victor E. PazmiƱo [as VEP] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

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

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Allen Saunders (credited)
Pencils:
Elmer Woggon (signed)
Inks:
Elmer Woggon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Chief Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate) 1937-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

copyright Publishers syndicate

["It doesn't mean a thing to me"] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script:
Julian Ollendorf (signed)
Pencils:
Julian Ollendorf (signed)
Inks:
Julian Ollendorf (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Olly of the Movies dailies (McNaught Syndicate)1935-xx-xx

["Somethin' phoney here!"] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script:
Noel Sickles (signed)
Pencils:
Noel Sickles (signed)
Inks:
Noel Sickles (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Scorchy Smith dailies (the Associated Press)1935-xx-xx

Blessed Events (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Somebody's Stenog Sundays (Ledger Syndicate)193x.xx.xx

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

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from The Back-Seat Driver Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

The Back-Seat Driver is a topper (footer) to the Somebody's Stenog comic strip listed in the previous sequence.

["And now, Senor Sheriff, I must go..."] (Table of Contents: 28)

Lightnin' and the Lone Rider / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Farrell
Pencils:
Jack Kirby [as Lance Kirby] (signed); Frank Robbins (signed)
Inks:
Jack Kirby [as Lance Kirby] (signed); Frank Robbins (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Lone Rider [Jim Larrimore]; Ma Hawkins
Reprints:
  • from Lightnin' and the Lone Rider dailies (Associated Features Syndicate) 1939-02-14 - 1939-02-15 [Kirby art.], 1939-02-21 - 1939-02-25, 1939-02-27 [Robbins art.] [Found in only one known newspaper originally, New Brunswick Home News of New Brunswick, New Jersey.]

Indexer Notes

Kirby illustrates the top two tiers on page one, and Robbins the remainder of the two pages.

Reprint information from the Stripper's Guide blog (http://strippersguide.blogspot.com/2017_09_24_archive.html, retrieved 27 September 2017) based from research by Allan Holtz and Jeffrey Lindenblatt.

["He carried the serum to Nome"] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script:
Stookie Allen (signed)
Pencils:
Stookie Allen (signed)
Inks:
Stookie Allen (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Golly Just the man I'm looking for!"] (Table of Contents: 30)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clifford McBride (signed)
Pencils:
Clifford McBride (signed)
Inks:
Clifford McBride (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Reprints:
  • from Napoleon sundays (Arthur J. Lefave)193x-xx-xx

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

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Allen Saunders (credited)
Pencils:
Elmer Woggon (signed)
Inks:
Elmer Woggon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

copyright Publishers syndicate

["Babe and Mary finding the old Drood House locke up are about to leave"] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Babe Bunting dailies (Ledger Syndicate)1936-xx-xx

The Old Fishing Hole! (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • From Mescal Ike daily (Associated Newspapers) 193X-XX-XX

["Ho-Hum- I'm actually worn out trying to figure a way to spend an hour with Jack"] (Table of Contents: 34)

Connie / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Connie Sundays (Ledger Syndicate)1935-xx-xx

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

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from The Wet Blanket Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 1935-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

The Wet Blanket is a topper (footer) to Connie comic strip listed in the previous sequence.

["We left this one toe out"] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Neher (credited)
Inks:
Fred Neher (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Life's Like That Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX

[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:
humor

Spy Snare (Table of Contents: 38)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
H. F. J. Campbell
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["You went into a cave and when you came out-"] (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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

Reprints:
  • from Homer Hoopee dailies (the Associated Press)1935-xx-xx

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

The Gay Thirties / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Hank Barrow (signed)
Pencils:
Hank Barrow (signed)
Inks:
Hank Barrow (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clifford McBride (signed)
Pencils:
Clifford McBride (signed)
Inks:
Clifford McBride (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Reprints:
  • from Napoleon sundays (Arthur J. Lefave)193x-xx-xx

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

Screen Oddities / cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

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

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Harold A. Moore
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

50 Church St New York, NY
Harold A Moore, editor
business office: 61 Leavenworth ST Waterbury, CT
Owners: Eastern Color Printing, Waterbury American-Republican, E. Robert Stevenson, Eric A. Paper, James H. Darcey, R.H. Dupuy, William B. Pape, George Janosik

["Think of Owning of these slick Ingersoll Watches"] (Table of Contents: 44) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["I got a carbine with my Christmas cash"] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

Daisy Carbine / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Stoney Craig
  2. 1. ["It's Here!"]
    Buck Rogers
  3. 2. New Year's Resolutions
    Napoleon
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Goofie Gags
  5. 4. ["Dear Kids- On our way back to the Skeleton mine"]
    Spunky Dory Writes His Story
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Roy Powers
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Let's Get Into a Huddle
  8. 7. ["I ain't never jumped!"]
    Skyroads
  9. 8. ["Here I am stowed away on me rival's craft"]
    Hairbreadth Harry
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    High-Gear Homer
  11. 10. ["Quick Allura! We'll duck down into that forest!"]
    Buck Rogers
  12. 11. Some Haul
    Jitter
  13. 12. ["Now look Marshal, this man was hit by a rifle bullet"]
    Sergeant Stony Craig
  14. 13. ["Wahoo you don't seem to be enjoying your visit to the aquarium"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  15. 14. ["Yeah Dan. This door does lead into the hold!"]
    Dickie Dare
  16. 15. ["Saito, take the lad's coat"]
    The Adventures of Patsy
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Funland
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daredevils of Destiny
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Penpal Page
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  21. 20. ["Cousin Kwacky is getting to be more wacky every day"]
    Frog Pond Ferry
  22. 21. ["Boy! I'm King of Mulonnga"]
    Oaky Doaks
  23. 22. ["Uncle Carlo, disguised as a butterfly"]
    Seaweed Sam
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  25. 24. ["It doesn't mean a thing to me"]
    Olly of the Movies
  26. 25. ["Somethin' phoney here!"]
    Scorchy Smith
  27. 26. Blessed Events
    Somebody's Stenog
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    The Back-Seat Driver
  29. 28. ["And now, Senor Sheriff, I must go..."]
    Lightnin' and the Lone Rider
  30. 29. ["He carried the serum to Nome"]
    Above the Crowd
  31. 30. ["Golly Just the man I'm looking for!"]
    Napoleon
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  33. 32. ["Babe and Mary finding the old Drood House locke up are about to leave"]
    Babe Bunting
  34. 33. The Old Fishing Hole!
    Mescal Ike
  35. 34. ["Ho-Hum- I'm actually worn out trying to figure a way to spend an hour with Jack"]
    Connie
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    The Wet Blanket
  37. 36. ["We left this one toe out"]
    Life's Like That
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Queenie
  39. 38. Spy Snare
  40. 39. ["You went into a cave and when you came out-"]
    Homer Hoopee
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    The Gay Thirties
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    Screen Oddities
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
  45. 44. ["Think of Owning of these slick Ingersoll Watches"]
  46. 45. ["I got a carbine with my Christmas cash"]
    Daisy Carbine
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Matthew Torrance
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Craig Delich
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Merlin Haas
  • Karl Wilcox
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