(September 1940)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1940
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Famous Funnies, Inc.
Editing
?
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

The copy of this comic available online does not include 4 pages of Buck Rogers newspaper comic strip reprints.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stephen Douglas ?
Inks
Stephen Douglas ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good morning! I'm selling a book on magic!
Genre
humor

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

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

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By golly, here's where I try out my new outboard buck-board!
Genre
humor
Characters
Napoleon (dog); Uncle Elby

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

Goofie Gags / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Victor Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Inks
Victor Pazmiño
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't worry!
Genre
humor

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

Spunky Dory Tells His Story / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
M. E. Brady [as MEB]
Pencils
M. E. Brady [as MEB]
Inks
M. E. Brady [as MEB]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, paw and maw, I'm going to give you the mine, too.
Genre
humor
Characters
Spunky Dory

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

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

Script
Paul Powell
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You say Morly was killed with a hammer, Doc?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Roy Powers

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
School Days are near again.

Indexer Notes

Editorial comments with several cartoons.

Cavaliers and Roundheads (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
?

Genre
non-fiction; history

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

Skyroads / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Russell Keaton
Pencils
Russell Keaton
Inks
Russell Keaton
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Lovejoy doesn't look like th' type of man who'd be a night watchman!
Genre
adventure; aviation

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

Hairbreadth Harry / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Harry let me use his Navy Yard pass.
Genre
humor

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

High-Gear Homer / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, the wheels in the Little Marvel Push-Pin factory are humming!
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
Dick Calkins
Pencils
Dick Calkins
Inks
Dick Calkins
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Black Barney, with Buddy and Alura, was flying two captive Tiger Men from South America
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buck Rogers
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers sunday (John F. Dille) 4-9-1939 - 4-30-39

Indexer Notes

The Buck Rogers newspaper comic strip reprints have been removed from online copies of Famous Funnies. The exact placement in the issue is not known at this time.

[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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
R-r-ring!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Speed Spaulding / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Edwin Balmer; Philip Wylie (credited)
Pencils
Marvin Bradley (signed)
Inks
Marvin Bradley (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Professor Pendon phoned you were coming, Speed.
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Speed Spaulding Sundays (John F. Dille) 40-03-24 - 40-04-04

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

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

Script
Coulton Waugh
Pencils
Coulton Waugh
Inks
Coulton Waugh
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This 'Brotherhood of Ye Snake and Shinbone' was evidently some pirates' secret society!
Genre
adventure

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Georgia, this man is nerts!
Genre
adventure; children

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

The Gay Thirties / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, stupid!
Genre
humor

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The first aid tent, huh Chief?
Genre
humor

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

The Pen-Pal Page / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Stephen Douglas ?
Inks
Stephen Douglas ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Names and addresses of pen-pals, plus one illustration.

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clifford McBride
Pencils
Clifford McBride
Inks
Clifford McBride
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Elby builds a cart
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon (dog); Uncle Elby

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

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

Script
M. E. Brady [as MEB]
Pencils
M. E. Brady [as MEB]
Inks
M. E. Brady [as MEB]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's that crackpot mouse magician.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You sold the magic carpet?
Genre
adventure; humor

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Victor Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Inks
Victor Pazmiño
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sam and Tiny have found a message from a Dr. Danger.
Genre
adventure; humor

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stutterin' canoe heap swell to take Minnie Ha-Cha and Kitty Cornpone on picnic trip!
Genre
humor

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And where do you think you're goin'?
Genre
adventure

[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
An' that's th' story!
Genre
adventure

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

Somebody's Stenog / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You--dressing for dinner last night!
Genre
humor

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

The Back-Seat Driver / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pinch me, will you?
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby [as Lance Kirby] (signed)
Inks
Jack Kirby ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Taking advantage of the ensuing turmoil, the Lone Rider bolts for the nearest horse!
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

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

Above the Crowd / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He has been places!
Genre
non-fiction; biography
Synopsis
Biography of author Achmed Abdullah.

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clifford McBride
Pencils
Clifford McBride
Inks
Clifford McBride
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Elby fishing
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon (dog); Uncle Elby

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chief! Ah'm afeerd yo'all is a-carryin' Southern hospitality too far!
Genre
humor

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See here Hawk, I want that doll.
Genre
adventure; children

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, I jest seen Muly Bates!
Genre
humor; western-frontier

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

Connie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah! This is great!
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Connie Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 4-19-36

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, all together, fellows.
Genre
humor

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

Artistic Artie / activity / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Finish this comic strip

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

Butty and Fatty / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
M. E. Brady [as MEB]
Pencils
M. E. Brady [as MEB]
Inks
M. E. Brady [as MEB]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fatty, you're a generous boy.
Genre
humor; children

The Belled Buoy (Table of Contents: 38)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on! We've got to get to the hospital.
Genre
adventure; humor

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

Funland / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clifford McBride
Pencils
Clifford McBride
Inks
Clifford McBride
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Elby waters the lawn
Genre
humor; animal

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So what!

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Good morning! I'm selling a book on magic!"]
  2. 1. ["Fellers, join today!"]
  3. 2. ["By golly, here's where I try out my new outboard buck-board!"]
    Napoleon
  4. 3. ["Don't worry!"]
    Goofie Gags
  5. 4. ["Yes, paw and maw, I'm going to give you the mine, too."]
    Spunky Dory Tells His Story
  6. 5. ["You say Morly was killed with a hammer, Doc?"]
    Roy Powers Eagle Scout
  7. 6. ["School Days are near again."]
    Let's Get Into a Huddle
  8. 7. Cavaliers and Roundheads
    Highlights of History
  9. 8. ["Mr. Lovejoy doesn't look like th' type of man who'd be a night watchman!"]
    Skyroads
  10. 9. ["Harry let me use his Navy Yard pass."]
    Hairbreadth Harry
  11. 10. ["Well, the wheels in the Little Marvel Push-Pin factory are humming!"]
    High-Gear Homer
  12. 11. ["Black Barney, with Buddy and Alura, was flying two captive Tiger Men from South America"]
    Buck Rogers
  13. 12. ["R-r-ring!"]
    Jitter
  14. 13. ["Professor Pendon phoned you were coming, Speed."]
    Speed Spaulding
  15. 14. ["This 'Brotherhood of Ye Snake and Shinbone' was evidently some pirates' secret society!"]
    Dickie Dare
  16. 15. ["Georgia, this man is nerts!"]
    The Adventures of Patsy
  17. 16. ["Come on, stupid!"]
    The Gay Thirties
  18. 17. ["The first aid tent, huh Chief?"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    The Pen-Pal Page
  20. 19. ["Uncle Elby builds a cart"]
    Napoleon
  21. 20. ["There's that crackpot mouse magician."]
    The Frog Pond Ferry
  22. 21. ["You sold the magic carpet?"]
    Oaky Doaks
  23. 22. ["Sam and Tiny have found a message from a Dr. Danger."]
    Seaweed Sam
  24. 23. ["Stutterin' canoe heap swell to take Minnie Ha-Cha and Kitty Cornpone on picnic trip!"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  25. 24. ["And where do you think you're goin'?"]
    Olly of the Movies
  26. 25. ["An' that's th' story!"]
    Scorchy Smith
  27. 26. ["You--dressing for dinner last night!"]
    Somebody's Stenog
  28. 27. ["Pinch me, will you?"]
    The Back-Seat Driver
  29. 28. ["Taking advantage of the ensuing turmoil, the Lone Rider bolts for the nearest horse!"]
    Lightnin' and the Lone Rider
  30. 29. ["He has been places!"]
    Above the Crowd
  31. 30. ["Uncle Elby fishing"]
    Napoleon
  32. 31. ["Chief! Ah'm afeerd yo'all is a-carryin' Southern hospitality too far!"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  33. 32. ["See here Hawk, I want that doll."]
    Babe Bunting
  34. 33. ["Say, I jest seen Muly Bates!"]
    Mescal Ike
  35. 34. ["Ah! This is great!"]
    Connie
  36. 35. ["Now, all together, fellows."]
    Life's Like That
  37. 36. ["Finish this comic strip"]
    Artistic Artie
  38. 37. ["Fatty, you're a generous boy."]
    Butty and Fatty
  39. 38. The Belled Buoy
  40. 39. ["Come on! We've got to get to the hospital."]
    Homer Hoopee
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    Funland
  42. 41. ["Uncle Elby waters the lawn"]
    Napoleon
  43. 42. ["So what!"]
    Magic Made Easy
  44. 43. ["Here's good news!"]
  45. 44. ["Going up!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • David Wilt
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Denys Howard
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Craig Delich
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Merlin Haas
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Matthew Torrance
  • Peter Croome