(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)

Hairbreadth Harry; Rudolph Rassendale / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Kids- On our way back to the Skeleton mine
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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I ain't never jumped!
Genre
aviation
Reprints
  • from Skyroads dailies or Sunday (John F. Dille Co.) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here I am stowed away on me rival's craft
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.

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Quick Allura! We'll duck down into that forest!
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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now look Marshal, this man was hit by a rifle bullet
Genre
military

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wahoo you don't seem to be enjoying your visit to the aquarium
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Chief Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate) 1937-0x-xx

Indexer Notes

copyright Publishers syndicate

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yeah Dan. This door does lead into the hold!
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Dickie Dare dailies (Associated Press) 1935-xx-xx - 1935-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Saito, take the lad's coat
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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cousin Kwacky is getting to be more wacky every day
Reprints
  • from Frog Pond Ferry Sunday (Brooklyn Eagle) 1933-XX-XX or 1934-XX-XX

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! I'm King of Mulonnga
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Oaky Doaks dailies (the Associated Press)1937-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Carlo, disguised as a butterfly
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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It doesn't mean a thing to me
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Olly of the Movies dailies (McNaught Syndicate)1935-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somethin' phoney here!
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.

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And now, Senor Sheriff, I must go...
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.

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He carried the serum to Nome
Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly Just the man I'm looking for!
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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Babe and Mary finding the old Drood House locke up are about to leave
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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho-Hum- I'm actually worn out trying to figure a way to spend an hour with Jack
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.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We left this one toe out
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
?

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You went into a cave and when you came out-
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

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

Daisy Carbine / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hairbreadth Harry; Rudolph Rassendale
  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:
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  • Matthew Torrance
  • Arthur Lortie
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