(June 1940)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1940-05-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Famous Funnies, Inc.
Editing
Stephen Douglas (editor, art director) (uncredited); William J. Pape (president); William B. Pape (treasurer)

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.

On sale date from the feature "Let's Get Into a Huddle" from Famous Funnies (Eastern Color, 1934 Series) #70 (May 1940).

The Nation's Comic Monthly (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Victor Pazmiño ?
Inks
Victor Pazmiño ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everything needs a new coat in the spring!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby

Something New! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Gay Thirties / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You better get outa here Peewee...
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from The Gay Thirties daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press])

Indexer Notes

Bottom portion of strip was expanded to fill the page. Covers approximately the left 2/3rds of the page.

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

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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
Victor E. Pazmiño ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have a feeling I'm being watched!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Four unrelated gag panels.

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

Star Flashes / cartoon / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Charles Bruno
Pencils
Charles Bruno
Inks
Charles Bruno
Colors
?
Letters
Charles Bruno ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Harold Lloyd is an expert bowler
Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Harold Lloyd; Maxie Rosenbloom; Fred Astaire; Ginger Rogers
Synopsis
Fun facts about movie stars and trivia about Hollywood.
Reprints
  • from Star Flashes daily (The Bell Syndicate, Inc.) 193X-XX-XX ?

Get This Real Looking Western Six-Shooter (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Roy Rogers Six-Shooter / advertisement / 0.2 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Frank Godwin; Paul Powell (credited)
Pencils
Frank Godwin
Inks
Frank Godwin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What the dickens is that rumbling?
Genre
adventure; teen; children; detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Powers; Chunky; Captain Conway; The Commissioner
Reprints
  • from Roy Powers daily (The Ledger Syndicate) 1939-03-03 [First panel dropped.],
    1939-03-04, 1939-03-06,
    1939-03-07 [Fourth panel trimmed.],
    1939-03-08 [First panel divided into two panels. Second panel dropped.],
    1939-03-09 [First panel dropped.],
    1939-03-10 - 1939-03-11, 1939-03-13,
    1939-03-14 [First panel trimmed.],
    1939-03-15,
    1939-03-16 [First and fourth panels dropped.],
    1939-03-17 [First panel dropped.],
    1939-03-18,
    1939-03-20 [Fifth panel trimmed.],
    1939-03-21 [Third panel trimmed.] [All dialogue simplified on all strips.]

No More Readin', Writin', an' 'Rithmetic (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Cavaliers and Roundheads (Table of Contents: 9)

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
J. Carroll Mansfield ?

Feature Logo
High Lights of History
Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
King Charles I; The Duke of Buckingham
Reprints
  • from High Lights of History Sunday (The Bell Newspaper Syndicate)

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

Skyroads / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shoo! Get Out!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Billy Hill; Little Jerry; Baker; Sally Young; Freddie
Reprints
  • from Skyroads daily (John F. Dille Co.) 1937-07-10 to 1937-07-11, 1937-07-13 to 1937-07-xx

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

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
F. O. Alexander ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just saw a sea monster as big as a house!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; adventure; drama
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: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But I can't afford a banjo!
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: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By a clever trick Buddy was able to release Alura from the Tiger Men
Genre
science fiction; adventure
Characters
Buddy Deering; Princess Alura; Klawgor; Tigaw; Fangar; Black Barney
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers Sunday (John F. Dille Co.) 1939-01-15 to 1939-02-05 [Sunday Story 26 - "Martian Invasion of Earth - Part 1" - strips #460 - #463]

Justice (Table of Contents: 14)

Jitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arthur Poinier (credited)
Pencils
Arthur Poinier (credited)
Inks
Arthur Poinier (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Arthur Poinier ?

Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Jitter
Reprints
  • from Jitter Sunday (A. A. Kelleher)

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

Sergeant Stony Craig and His U. S. Marines / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Rentfrow (credited)
Pencils
Don Dickson (credited, signed)
Inks
Don Dickson (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stony, Fink and Wise are guarding the plane...
Genre
military
Characters
Sergeant Stony Craig; Private Fink; Private Wise; Devlin; Blade
Reprints
  • from Sergeant Stony Craig and His U. S. Marines daily (The Bell Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

Dickson drew this strip between 1937 and 1940, so these reprints fall between those dates.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wahoo, I do hope you'll not be bored by the Junior League style show!
Genre
humor
Characters
Big Chief Wahoo; Princess Minnie-Ha-Cha; Mrs. Devere
Reprints
  • from Big Chief Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

Last panel includes Dizzy Dictionary which is word play gags.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H'lo every-body!
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Dickie Dare; Dan Flynn; Norcross; Kit Karson; Carpenter
Reprints
  • from Dickie Dare daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1936-12-02 - 1936-12-03, 1936-12-05 - 1936-12-10, 1936-12-12 - 1936-12-17, 1936-12-19 - 1936-12-20

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

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

Script
Charles Raab (signed as Mel Graff)
Pencils
Charles Raab (signed as Mel Graff)
Inks
Charles Raab (signed as Mel Graff)
Colors
?
Letters
Mel Graff ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is it, Pat?
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Patsy Cardigan; Uncle Phil Cardigan; Georgia
Reprints
  • from The Adventures of Patsy daily (AP Newsfeatures [Assocated Press]) 1935-XX-XX - 1935-XX-XX

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My dear fellow, I can cure your dog of general laziness...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby; unnamed hypnotist
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

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

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

Script
Frank Rentfrow (credited)
Pencils
Don Dickson (credited)
Inks
Don Dickson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Philip Katz was not a professional soldier...
Genre
military; war
Characters
Sgt. Philip Katz; Private Phil Page
Reprints
  • from Daredevils of Destiny Sunday (The Bell Syndicate)

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

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've stood in line for an hour waiting for the zoo to open...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

Twin Sisters, Texas...Three Brothers, Ark. (Table of Contents: 23)

There's a Town / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
M. E. Brady
Pencils
M. E. Brady
Inks
M. E. Brady
Colors
?
Letters
M. E. Brady ?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Names of those who "discovered" these towns are listed: Elmer RIchards of Pasadena, California; J. P. Solcum of Pasadena, California; Bill Gunderman of El Paso, Texas; Alec Johns of San Diego, California; Elsie Wells of Banning, California; Marge Carmen of Tulsa, Oklahoma; James Deneen of Montclair, New Jersey; Max Shawman of New York City, New York; Ann Greene of San Francisco, California; and "Blue Boy" Blue of Denver, Colorado.

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

Oaky Doaks / comic story / 4 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
Stand aside, or I'll cut your head off!
Genre
adventure; humor; historical
Characters
Sir Oaky Doaks; King Cedric; The Princess; Kashn Kari
Reprints
  • from Oaky Doaks daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1937-09-23 [two panels dropped],
    1937-09-24,
    1937-09-27 [one panel dropped],
    1937-09-28,
    1937-09-29 [second panel enlarged],
    1937-09-30, 1937-10-01,
    1937-10-02 [panel trimmed],
    1937-10-04, 1937-10-05, 1937-10-06, 1937-10-07,
    1937-10-08 [last panel trimmed],
    1937-10-09, 1937-10-11,
    1937-10-12 [first panel only]

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

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
Victor E. Pazmiño ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sam and Tiny are in the circus
Genre
humor
Characters
Seaweed Sam; Prince Tiny

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meet um nephew folks!
Genre
humor
Characters
Big Chief Wahoo; The Great Gusto; High-De-Ho (aunt); Nephew Wah-Wah (nephew); Joe Ravioli; Princess Minnie Ha-Cha
Reprints
  • from Chief Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate) 1937-03-28

Indexer Notes

Last panel includes a paper doll cut-out items called "Wahoo Kut-Um-Outs".

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's take a walk down the road to that ridge
Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Olive Lane; Irma Hunkatin; Maxie
Reprints
  • from Olly of the Movies daily (McNaught Syndicate) 1936-08-06 - 1936-08-08, 1936-08-10 - 1936-08-14 [Dialogue simplified on all of reprinted strips.]
Keywords
blackface

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Swell! But, it's got t'be strictly a business proposition!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Scorchy Smith; Himmelstoss; Mickey Lafarge
Reprints
  • from Scorchy Smith daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1936-01-31,
    1936-02-01 [first and last panels dropped.],
    1936-02-03 [first panel dropped.],
    1936-02-04 [first panel dropped.],
    1936-02-05 [first two panels dropped.],
    1936-02-06, 1936-02-07,
    1936-02-08 [first and third panel dropped.]

The Situation Has Its Points (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
humor; drama
Characters
Sam Smithers; Cam O'Flage; Mame Doodle
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: 30)

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

Script
Sam Nichols (signed as AEH)
Pencils
Sam Nichols (signed as AEH)
Inks
Sam Nichols (signed as AEH)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Looks like a shower coming!
Genre
humor
Characters
John Smith; Mary 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: 31)

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

Script
Bob Farrell
Pencils
Frank Robbins (signed)
Inks
Frank Robbins (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ramon and Luis decide that the kidnapping of Reggie Van Smyth may reimburse them...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Lone Rider [Jim Larrimore]; The Panther (villain); Ramon (henchman); Luis (henchman); Reggie Van Smyth
Reprints
  • from Lightnin' and the Lone Rider daily (Associated Features Syndicate) 1939-04-10 - 1939-04-15, 1939-04-17 - 1939-04-18 [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 on research by Allan Holtz and Jeffrey Lindenblatt.

Daredevil (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Stookie Allen (credited, signed)
Pencils
Stookie Allen (credited, signed)
Inks
Stookie Allen (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Stookie Allen ?

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Lieutenant Commander Isaac Schlossbach
Reprints
  • from Above the Crowd Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 193X-11-03

Oil (Table of Contents: 33)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, we bettah be gettin' Ammonia to the track for that charity race!
Genre
humor
Characters
Big Chief Wahoo; The Great Gusto; Ammonia (a racehorse); Oscar the Octopus
Reprints
  • from Big Chief Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate) 1938-06-05

Indexer Notes

Last panel includes an Oscar the Octopus gag panel.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She said if this was a ghost story-you could stay...
Genre
adventure; children; drama
Characters
Dorothy "Babe" Bunting; Benjy Boles; Miss Tosy
Reprints
  • from Babe Bunting daily (The Ledger Syndicate) 1936-11-14 [First panel dropped.], 1936-11-16 - 1936-11-20, 1936-11-21 [First panel only.]

Into th' Jail- You're Out! (Table of Contents: 36)

Mescal Ike / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Chicago Daily News or Associated Newspapers ?) 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Mescal Ike logo above this strip.

A Dog's Tale! (Table of Contents: 37)

Mescal Ike / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Chicago Daily News or Associated Newspapers ?) 193X-XX-XX

Dead Eye Dick! (Table of Contents: 38)

Mescal Ike / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Chicago Daily News or Associated Newspapers ?) 193X-XX-XX

A Sure Cure! (Table of Contents: 39)

Mescal Ike / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Chicago Daily News or Associated Newspapers ?) 193X-XX-XX

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

Connie / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Connie! Are you ready to go on that hike?
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Connie Kurridge; Jack Brown
Reprints
  • from Connie Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate) 1936-XX-XX ?

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you want t'see me, boss?
Genre
humor; domestic
Reprints
  • from Connie Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate) 1936-XX-XX ?

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My wife gave it to me as an Opening Day present
Genre
humor; domestic; satire-parody
Characters
Squeaky
Reprints
  • from Life's Like That Sunday (The Bell Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

Six unrelated daily gag panels, one of which features a boy named Squeaky.

Zoo Elephant Whitewashes Own Cage...News Item (Table of Contents: 43)

Animals in the News / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints
  • from Animals in the News Sunday (Brooklyn Eagle) 1933-XX-XX or 1934-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Animals in the News is a topper to Frog Pond Ferry comic strip listed in the next sequence.

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

Frog Pond Ferry / comic story / 0.6 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
M. E. Brady ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pinhead, will you quit twisting your neck...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
The Skipper; Pinhead
Reprints
  • from Frog Pond Ferry Sunday (Brooklyn Eagle) 1933-XX-XX or 1934-XX-XX

Gold For Fools (Table of Contents: 45)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Hyatt (credited as Robert M. Hyatt)
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jimmie Christian; Ransome Shields; Titus

Indexer Notes

At end of the story, there is a coupon to fill out to join the Buck Rogers Solar Scouts fan club.

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

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

Script
Fred Locher (signed as f. l.)
Pencils
Fred Locher (signed as f. l.)
Inks
Fred Locher (signed as f. l.)
Colors
?
Letters
Fred Locher ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Homer, I suppose you'll be go-ing out tonight!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Homer Hoopee; Pa Hoopee; Helen Hoopee
Reprints
  • from Homer Hoopee daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1935-12-31, 1936-01-01 - 1936-01-03,
    1936-01-04 [Some dialogue rewritten.], 1936-01-06

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

Funland Everybody's Playmate / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ding dong bell, pussy's in the well!
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • Reprints Funland Sunday (United Feature Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Puzzle and activity page.

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Confound you, you're getting to be a bigger pig every day!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)
Keywords
wordless

Indexer Notes

Except for one panel, this comic is mostly wordless

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

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

Script
Stephen Douglas [as S. D.] (signed)
Pencils
Stephen Douglas [as S. D.] (signed)
Inks
Stephen Douglas [as S. D.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Professor Screwball (The Mad Magician) escapes from a straight jacket in 2 seconds
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Activity page of magic tricks.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

Speed Spaulding / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Ready The Sensational New Daisy 1000-Shot Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

Red Ryder; Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Nation's Comic Monthly
    Napoleon
  2. 1. Something New!
    Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics
  3. 2. ["You better get outa here Peewee..."]
    The Gay Thirties
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. ["I have a feeling I'm being watched!"]
    Goofie Gags
  6. 5. ["Harold Lloyd is an expert bowler"]
    Star Flashes
  7. 6. Get This Real Looking Western Six-Shooter
    Roy Rogers Six-Shooter
  8. 7. ["What the dickens is that rumbling?"]
    Roy Powers
  9. 8. No More Readin', Writin', an' 'Rithmetic
    Let's Get Into a Huddle
  10. 9. Cavaliers and Roundheads
    Highlights of History
  11. 10. ["Shoo! Get Out!"]
    Skyroads
  12. 11. ["Just saw a sea monster as big as a house!"]
    Hairbreadth Harry
  13. 12. ["But I can't afford a banjo!"]
    High-Gear Homer
  14. 13. ["By a clever trick Buddy was able to release Alura from the Tiger Men"]
    Buck Rogers
  15. 14. Justice
    Jitter
  16. 15. ["Stony, Fink and Wise are guarding the plane..."]
    Sergeant Stony Craig and His U. S. Marines
  17. 16. ["Wahoo, I do hope you'll not be bored by the Junior League style show!"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  18. 17. ["H'lo every-body!"]
    Dickie Dare
  19. 18. ["What is it, Pat?"]
    The Adventures of Patsy
  20. 19. ["My dear fellow, I can cure your dog of general laziness..."]
    Napoleon
  21. 20. ["Philip Katz was not a professional soldier..."]
    Daredevils of Destiny
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Penpal Page
  23. 22. ["I've stood in line for an hour waiting for the zoo to open..."]
    Napoleon
  24. 23. Twin Sisters, Texas...Three Brothers, Ark.
    There's a Town
  25. 24. ["Stand aside, or I'll cut your head off!"]
    Oaky Doaks
  26. 25. ["Sam and Tiny are in the circus"]
    Seaweed Sam the Rhyming Rover
  27. 26. ["Meet um nephew folks!"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  28. 27. ["Let's take a walk down the road to that ridge"]
    Olly of the Movies
  29. 28. ["Swell! But, it's got t'be strictly a business proposition!"]
    Scorchy Smith
  30. 29. The Situation Has Its Points
    Somebody's Stenog
  31. 30. ["Looks like a shower coming!"]
    The Back-Seat Driver
  32. 31. ["Ramon and Luis decide that the kidnapping of Reggie Van Smyth may reimburse them..."]
    Lightnin' and the Lone Rider
  33. 32. Daredevil
    Above the Crowd
  34. 33. Oil
    Napoleon
  35. 34. ["Say, we bettah be gettin' Ammonia to the track for that charity race!"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  36. 35. ["She said if this was a ghost story-you could stay..."]
    Babe Bunting
  37. 36. Into th' Jail- You're Out!
    Mescal Ike
  38. 37. A Dog's Tale!
    Mescal Ike
  39. 38. Dead Eye Dick!
    Mescal Ike
  40. 39. A Sure Cure!
    Mescal Ike
  41. 40. ["Hi, Connie! Are you ready to go on that hike?"]
    Connie
  42. 41. ["Did you want t'see me, boss?"]
    The Wet Blanket
  43. 42. ["My wife gave it to me as an Opening Day present"]
    Life's Like That
  44. 43. Zoo Elephant Whitewashes Own Cage...News Item
    Animals in the News
  45. 44. ["Pinhead, will you quit twisting your neck..."]
    Frog Pond Ferry
  46. 45. Gold For Fools
  47. 46. ["Well, Homer, I suppose you'll be go-ing out tonight!"]
    Homer Hoopee
  48. 47. ["Ding dong bell, pussy's in the well!"]
    Funland Everybody's Playmate
  49. 48. ["Confound you, you're getting to be a bigger pig every day!"]
    Napoleon
  50. 49. ["Professor Screwball (The Mad Magician) escapes from a straight jacket in 2 seconds"]
    Magic Made Easy
  51. 50. ["It was Earth's Last Day"]
    Speed Spaulding
  52. 51. Ready The Sensational New Daisy 1000-Shot Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine
    Red Ryder; Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome