(April 1940)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Famous Funnies, Inc.
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mescal Ike / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Uncle Elby; Pigtails

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

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:
?

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

The Gay Thirties / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[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)

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:
?

["We head for the Rift Valley for big game!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Characters:
Roy Powers; Rocky Jones; Chunky
Reprints:
  • from Roy Powers dailies (Ledger Syndicate) 193x-xx-xx

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

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

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

Simon Bolivar (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

["Are you Spanish Captain?"] (Table of Contents: 8)

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) 193x-xx-xx

["I will explain the theft of my ruby stickpin"] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

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

["Buddy and Allura-fighting their way back through a changed world to Niagara joined a band of Brazilian refugees"] (Table of Contents: 11)

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
Reprints:
  • From Buck Rogers Sunday (John F. Dille) 1938-11-20 - 1938-12-11

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

Jitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Poinier
Pencils:
Arthur Poinier
Inks:
Arthur Poinier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["You've punished him enough Devlin!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
military

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

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

Script:
Allen Saunders
Pencils:
Elmer Woggon
Inks:
Elmer Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

copyright Publishers syndicate

["Didja get what th'navy doc said?"] (Table of Contents: 15)

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) 193x-xx-xx

["Small town girl flops in big time"] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Patsy; Phantom Magician; Queen Patsy; King Goof
Reprints:
  • from Adventures of Patsy dailies (the Associated Press) 193x-xx-xx

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Napolean; Uncle Elby

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

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

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

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

The Pen Pal Page / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

[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

["I'll be home early tonight, Henrietta"] (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

["Shhh! Maybe he'll lay an egg!"] (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
Characters:
Oaky Doaks; King Cedric; Sir Cadwell
Reprints:
  • from Oaky Doaks dailies (the Associated Press) 193x-xx-xx

["Sam is in the city with Tiny"] (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)

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

Script:
Allen Saunders
Pencils:
Elmer Woggon
Inks:
Elmer Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Brad, How would you like to take a little stroll through the gardens?"] (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) 193x-xx-xx

["We flash back to Scorchy and Himmelstoss trying to find the trail.."] (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) 193x-xx-xx

["Samuel I can't believe it- A world tour!"] (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

[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

["I keel you"] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Lone Rider [Jim Larrimore]; The Panther (villain); Ramon (henchman); Luis (henchman)
Reprints:
  • from Lightnin' and the Lone Rider dailies (Associated Features Syndicate) 1939-03-18, 1939-03-23 - 1939-03-25, 1939-03-27 - 1939-03-30 [Found in only one known newspaper originally, New Brunswick Home News of New Brunswick, New Jersey.]

Indexer Notes

Inker credit from Craig Delich.

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.

["Cheating death!"] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

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

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

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

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

Script:
Allen Saunders
Pencils:
Elmer Woggon
Inks:
Elmer Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Goash! Something's happened (Table of Contents: 33)

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) 193x-xx-xx

["Muley wants pay!"] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

["I've had a sort of feelin' that Connie and Jack don't like me hanging around!"] (Table of Contents: 35)

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) 1936-03-08

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

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

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

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

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

Genre:
humor

["Queenie, this is Colonel Clambake's little nephew Clarence!"] (Table of Contents: 38)

Queenie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children

Hot Ice (Table of Contents: 39)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

["Which way did he go?"] (Table of Contents: 40)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Homer Hoopee dailies (the Associated Press)193x.xx.xx

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

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: 42)

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

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

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

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

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

Jitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Poinier
Pencils:
Arthur Poinier
Inks:
Arthur Poinier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Look at these beautiful Daisy air rifles"] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

Red Ryder / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mescal Ike
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    There's a Town
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Gay Thirties
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Goofie Gags
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Spunky Dory writes his story
  6. 5. ["We head for the Rift Valley for big game!"]
    Roy Powers
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Let's Get Into a Huddle!
  8. 7. Simon Bolivar
    Highlights of History
  9. 8. ["Are you Spanish Captain?"]
    Skyroads
  10. 9. ["I will explain the theft of my ruby stickpin"]
    Hairbreadth Harry
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    High-Gear Homer
  12. 11. ["Buddy and Allura-fighting their way back through a changed world to Niagara joined a band of Brazilian refugees"]
    Buck Rogers
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Jitter
  14. 13. ["You've punished him enough Devlin!"]
    Sergeant Stony Craig
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  16. 15. ["Didja get what th'navy doc said?"]
    Dickie Dare
  17. 16. ["Small town girl flops in big time"]
    Adventures of Patsy
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daredevils of Destiny
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    The Pen Pal Page
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  22. 21. ["I'll be home early tonight, Henrietta"]
    The Frog Pond Ferry
  23. 22. ["Shhh! Maybe he'll lay an egg!"]
    Oaky Doaks
  24. 23. ["Sam is in the city with Tiny"]
    Seaweed Sam
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  26. 25. ["Brad, How would you like to take a little stroll through the gardens?"]
    Olly of the Movies
  27. 26. ["We flash back to Scorchy and Himmelstoss trying to find the trail.."]
    Scorchy Smith
  28. 27. ["Samuel I can't believe it- A world tour!"]
    Somebody's Stenog
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    The Back-Seat Driver
  30. 29. ["I keel you"]
    Lightnin' and the Lone Rider
  31. 30. ["Cheating death!"]
    Above the Crowd
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  34. 33. Goash! Something's happened
    Babe Bunting
  35. 34. ["Muley wants pay!"]
    Mescal Ike
  36. 35. ["I've had a sort of feelin' that Connie and Jack don't like me hanging around!"]
    Connie
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    The Wet Blanket
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Life's Like That
  39. 38. ["Queenie, this is Colonel Clambake's little nephew Clarence!"]
    Queenie
  40. 39. Hot Ice
  41. 40. ["Which way did he go?"]
    Homer Hoopee
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Funland
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Magic Made Easy
  45. 44. [no title indexed]
    Jitter
  46. 45. ["Look at these beautiful Daisy air rifles"]
    Red Ryder
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • 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
  • Matthew Torrance
  • Peter Croome