(November 1940)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Famous Funnies, Inc.
Editing:
Stephen Douglas (editor, art director) (uncredited); 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.
Advertising representatives Gilman, Nicoll & Ruthman of New York, New York.


The Nation's Comic Monthly (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Napoleon; Willie; unnamed kid

Who is the Hydroman? (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Throwing Cold Water (Table of Contents: 2)

The Gay Thirties / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry "Hank" Barrow
Pencils:
Henry "Hank" Barrow
Inks:
Henry "Hank" Barrow
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry "Hank" Barrow

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:
  • from The Gay Thirties daily (AP Newsfeatures) 193X-XX-XX ?

Prizes! Choose Yours Now! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Do you mind? We needed a dummy for tackling practice!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Goofie Gags / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports

Wendell Willkie (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Wendell Willkie
Synopsis:
Biography of businessman Wendell Willkie.
Reprints:
  • from Above the Crowd daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1940-XX-XX ?

Indexer Notes

Likely from 1940 as Willkie was the Republican Party candidate for President for the 1940 United States election.

["Look Phil! Do you see those lights on the ground?"] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
Paul Powell
Pencils:
Frank Godwin [as Paul Powell]
Inks:
Frank Godwin [as Paul Powell]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Frank Godwin ?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Roy Powers; Phil; Chunky; Sheriff Barker; Nels Nellson-Shan; Shan's henchmen; unnamed G-Man (F.B.I. agent)
Reprints:
  • from Roy Powers daily and/or Sunday ? (Ledger Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX ?

Indexer Notes

Full logo states the comic strip is, Eagle Scout Roy Powers, Official Story of the Boy Scouts of America.

Eight-Two-Seven-Shift Back to Work (Table of Contents: 7)

Let's Get into a Huddle / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stephen Douglas (logo illustration) (signed); Bill Everett (Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics #3 cover); ? (illustration)
Inks:
Stephen Douglas (logo illustration) (signed); Bill Everett (Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics #3 cover); ? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Mentions Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics (Eastern, 1940 series) #3 (November 1940) was already on sale, and next issue of Famous Funnies (Eastern, 1934 series) #77 (December 1940) would be on sale November 15, 1940.

Royal Pawns (Table of Contents: 8)

High Lights of History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. Carroll Mansfield
Pencils:
J. Carroll Mansfield (signed)
Inks:
J. Carroll Mansfield (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
J. Carroll Mansfield

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Characters:
Edward Seymour; King Edward VI; Thomas Seymour; Lord John Dudley
Reprints:
  • from High Lights of History (Bell Newspaper Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

["There's the place for you, Williams!"] (Table of Contents: 9)

Skyroads / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
The Flying Legion [Lieutenant Clipper Williams; Tommy; Juniper [as Junipah]; Billy Hill]; Lovejoy [Flyin's Phantom; Stroud]; Harris; Indian Joe; spies [Count; Toto; one unnamed]; unnamed radio operator; unnamed naval commander
Reprints:
  • from Skyroads Sunday (John F. Dille Co.) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

["Who's next? Wear a 'mum at the big game!"] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hairbreadth Harry [Harold Hollingsworth]; Belinda Blinks; Relentless Rudolph Ruddigore Rassendale
Reprints:
  • from Hairbreadth Harry Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX

["Gwan! Heave it ya sissy!] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Homer; two unnamed kids
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.

["As prisoners of war Buddy and Alura are in chains..."] [Martian Invasion of Earth, Part 2: The Island of Doom] (Table of Contents: 12)

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Buddy Deering; Alura; Black Barney; a Tigerman; unnamed masked man
Reprints:
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Service) 1939-06-04 - 1939-06-25 [Part of the The Island of Doom storyline, the second part of the longer Martian Invasion of Earth story arc, story number S26.]

["On the Martian 'Island of Doom'"] [Martian Invasion of Earth, Part 2: The Island of Doom] (Table of Contents: 13)

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rick Yager
Pencils:
Rick Yager
Inks:
Rick Yager
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Yager ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
unnamed Tigermen; Black Barney; Buck Rogers; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed masked man
Reprints:
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Service) 1939-06-18 ? [Part of the The Island of Doom storyline, somewhere within strip numbers 481 to 506, the second part of the longer Martian Invasion of Earth story arc, story number S26.]

Indexer Notes

Dick Calkins name does not show up in this strip.

["Silence! A Message!"] [Martian Invasion of Earth, Part 2: The Island of Doom] (Table of Contents: 14)

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rick Yager
Pencils:
Rick Yager
Inks:
Rick Yager
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Yager ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
unnamed Tigermen; Black Barney; Buck Rogers; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed masked man
Reprints:
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Service) 1939-06-25 ? [Part of the The Island of Doom storyline, somewhere within strip numbers 481 to 506, the second part of the longer Martian Invasion of Earth story arc, story number S26.]

Indexer Notes

Dick Calkins name does not show up in this strip.

["Wal here I be - at the bottom of th' Bay O' Doom!"] [Martian Invasion of Earth, Part 2: The Island of Doom] (Table of Contents: 15)

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Black Barney; Buck Rogers; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed masked man
Reprints:
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Service) 1939-07-02 ? [Part of the The Island of Doom storyline, somewhere within strip numbers 481 to 506, the second part of the longer Martian Invasion of Earth story arc, story number S26.]

[Jitter Chases After Woman's Hat] (Table of Contents: 16)

Jitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Poinier
Pencils:
Arthur Poinier
Inks:
Arthur Poinier
Colors:
?
Letters:
Arthur Poinier ? (logo and byline only)

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jitter; Millie; unnamed boy; unnamed soda jerk clerk
Reprints:
  • from Jitter Sunday (A. A. Kelleher) 19XX-XX-XX
Keywords:
pantomine; wordless

Indexer Notes

This is wordless comic story.

["Madam Nobody! That's Phoney!"] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Speed Spaulding; Madame Nobody; Rex; Mr. Torpedo; Lefty; Jerry
Reprints:
  • from Speed Spaulding daily (John F. Dille Company) 1940-05-08 - 1940-05-17 (edited)

Indexer Notes

Edwin Balmer and Philip Wylie were credited as the comics' creators on the original strip but their names are not listed here in this reprint.

["Here it is, Doc! Th' treasure-'] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Dickie Dare; Doctor Murdock; Captain Yakovac; Dan Flynn; Wags
Reprints:
  • from Dickie Dare daily and Sunday ? (AP Newsfeatures) 19XX-XX-XX - 19XX-XX-XX

["Guess Uncle Phil was pretty keen 'bout Miss Georgia..."] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Patsy; Uncle Phil
Reprints:
  • from The Adventures of Patsy daily (AP Newsfeatures) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

Champion (Table of Contents: 20)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints:
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features) 19XX-XX-XX

["It was thoughtful of you to carve Jack-O' Lanterns for all the children, Wahoo!"] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script:
Allen Saunders [as Saunders]
Pencils:
Elmer Woggon [as Woggon] [as Wog] (signed)
Inks:
Elmer Woggon [as Woggon] [as Wog] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Elmer Woggon

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Big Chief Wahoo; Minnie-Ha-Cha; Mooseface
Reprints:
  • from Big Chief Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

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

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

The Pen Pal Page / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
? (logo art)
Inks:
? (logo art)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Fashion Editor (Table of Contents: 23)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Napoleon; Uncle Elby; unnamed tailor
Reprints:
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features) 19XX-XX-XX

Spunky Dory Writes His Story... (Table of Contents: 24)

Spunky Dory / 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:
M. E. Brady

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Spunky; Duchess (Spunky's goat); Marvin the Marvel; Joshua (Marvin's goat)

["Laura- Couldn't I eat just a little, and still see you?"] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script:
William McCleery [as RB Fuller]
Pencils:
Ralph Fuller [as RB Fuller] (signed)
Inks:
Ralph Fuller [as RB Fuller] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ralph Fuller ?

Genre:
humor; historical
Characters:
Sir Oaky Doaks; King Cedric; Laura; Mr. Flintside; Captain Blub; Mis Gilby; unnamed members of Blub's crew
Reprints:
  • from Oaky Doaks daily and Sunday ? (AP Newsfeatures) 19XX-XX-XX

The Rhyming Rover (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Sam; Tiny

["This will be a great day in professional football!"] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script:
Allen Saunders [as Saunders]
Pencils:
Elmer Woggon [as Woggon] [as Wog] (signed)
Inks:
Elmer Woggon [as Woggon] [as Wog] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Elmer Woggon

Genre:
humor; sports
Characters:
Big Chief Wahoo; unnamed football teammate; unnamed referee
Reprints:
  • from Big Chief Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX
Keywords:
football

Indexer Notes

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

["Who are you? I'm Skip Allen - are you Miss Hunkatin?"] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script:
Julian Ollendorff
Pencils:
Julian Ollendorff
Inks:
Julian Ollendorff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Julian Ollendorff ?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Olly Lane [Olive Lane]; Skip Allen; Irma Hunkatin; unnamed bandits; Sheriff Longhorn Walt; Buddy Lane; unnamed airplane operator
Reprints:
  • from Olly of the Movies daily (McNaught Syndicate ?; Consolidated News Features ?; Associated Features ?) 19XX-XX-XX

["An hour later - That's Rabat below, Mickey..."] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Scorchy Smith; Mickey; Himmelstoss
Reprints:
  • from Scorchy Smith daily (AP Newsfeatures) 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Sickles's worked on Scorchy Smith from 1933 until 1936, so these strips are from that time period.

["James, tell Mr. Rockwell I'll be using the yacht!"] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script:
Sam Nichols ?
Pencils:
Sam Nichols ? [as A.E. Hayward] (signed)
Inks:
Sam Nichols ? [as A.E. Hayward] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Nichols ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Miss Cam O'Flage; James; Mary Doodle; unnamed sailor
Reprints:
  • from Somebody's Stenog Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

["Isn't that Mrs Gab of the Debating Society?"] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script:
Sam Nichols ?
Pencils:
Sam Nichols ?
Inks:
Sam Nichols ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Nichols ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
unnamed driver; unnamed back-seat driver; Mrs Gab
Reprints:
  • from The Back-Seat Driver Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

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

["The Lone Rider sits stunned and awed as Dr. Chuda calmly reveals that he is 50,000 years old!"] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Lone Rider [Jim Larrimore]; Dr. Chuda, the Deathless One; Caleb Stone (villain); Stone's unnamed henchmen; unnamed female captive
Synopsis:
Caleb has his henchmen capture the Lone Rider's girl. Dr. Chuda knocks out The Lone Rider to take care of Stone himself.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit identified by Greg Theakston and later Harry Mendryk on the Jack Kirby Museum web page http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/simonandkirby/archives/2369, 31 October 2008 (retrieved 15 December 2014). Given the fantasy elements of the plotline Kirby may well be the writer. Original material. Not a strip reprint.

Victor McLaglen (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Victor McLaglen
Synopsis:
Biography of actor Victor McLaglen.
Reprints:
  • from Above the Crowd daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 19XX-XX-XX

[Uncle Elby Tries to Iron his Pants] (Table of Contents: 34)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints:
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features) 19XX-XX-XX
Keywords:
ironing board; pantomine; wordless

Indexer Notes

This is wordless comic story.

["It's Midnight stranger - why don't you take off that mask?"] (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script:
Allen Saunders [as Saunders]
Pencils:
Elmer Woggon [as Woggon] [as Wog] (signed)
Inks:
Elmer Woggon [as Woggon] [as Wog] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Elmer Woggon

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Big Chief Wahoo; Ammonia (Wahoo's horse); Pigtails; Gusto; Dave Gerard
Reprints:
  • from Big Chief Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Last panel called "Indian Slango" which purports to list Native American slang.

["Meanwhile - Babe gasping for breath, races on and on.."] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Babe Bunting; Mrs. Bunting; Benjy; Zenas; unnamed police officer; Drood (villain); two unnamed Drood thugs
Reprints:
  • from Babe Bunting daily (Ledger Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

Is a Rabbit in Hand Worth Two Turkey? (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script:
S. L. Huntley
Pencils:
Art Huhta
Inks:
Art Huhta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Mescal Ike; Pa Piffle [Paw Piffle]; Miss Sally Price
Reprints:
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Chicago Daily News or Associated Newspapers ?) 193X-XX-XX

Windy Must Be an Ear Bender! (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script:
S. L. Huntley
Pencils:
Art Huhta
Inks:
Art Huhta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Mescal Ike; Pa Piffle [Paw Piffle]
Reprints:
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Chicago Daily News or Associated Newspapers ?) 193X-XX-XX

Thar's Gold in that Thar Tooth Pulling! (Table of Contents: 39)

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

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Mescal Ike; Pa Piffle [Paw Piffle]; Miss Sally Price; Young 'Un [Youngun];
Reprints:
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Chicago Daily News or Associated Newspapers ?) 193X-XX-XX

The Mystery of the Missing Drumstick! (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script:
S. L. Huntley
Pencils:
Art Huhta
Inks:
Art Huhta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Miss Sally Price; Mescal Ike; Pa Piffle [Paw Piffle]; Samanthey Buckstopple; Sheriff Lem Stebbins; Dirty Shirt Mulloney; Young 'Un [Youngun]; unnamed dog
Reprints:
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Chicago Daily News or Associated Newspapers ?) 193X-XX-XX
Keywords:
Thanksgiving

["Those bags belong to Uncle Phineas!"] (Table of Contents: 41)

Connie / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Connie Kurridge; Mr. Kurridge (Connie's father); Phineas Kurridge (Connie's uncle); Connie's three unnamed girlfriends
Reprints:
  • from Connie Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 1936-01-26

["Now Junior - I want you to be good - understand?"] (Table of Contents: 42)

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

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

Genre:
humor; domestic
Characters:
Junior; Junior's unnamed father
Reprints:
  • from The Wet Blanket Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

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

["My wife said if I didn't have nerve enough to ask the Boss for a raise..."] (Table of Contents: 43)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Six free floating gag cartoons.

["Indian, VA..."] (Table of Contents: 44)

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:
M. E. Brady

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Full page drawing showing Native Americans on a river's edge.

Indexer Notes

"Odd" names of towns and cities submitted by readers, this time, with a Native American theme. Submissions were from Lee Collins of Cincinnati, Ohio; Tommye Jeanne Milling "Just Plain Jean" of Coleanor, Alabama; Betty Joe Edgerton of Masquero, New Mexico; Barbara Bunton of Baltimore, Maryland; Laurel Keams of Jarbidge, Nevada; Margaret Smith of Blanchard, Pennsylvania; Dorothy Smith of Key West, Florida; Chuck Billow of Akron, Ohio; Jim A. Parks of New York, New York; and Dwayne Clawson of Lafayette, Indiana.

While the Radio Played (Table of Contents: 45)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
F. S. Saunders
Pencils:
? [as WBE] (signed) (illustration); Tubbrerd ? (signed) (illustration)
Inks:
? [as WBE] (signed) (illustration); Tubbrerd ? (signed) (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; crime
Characters:
Dave Ormsby; Dynamite (Dave's ram); Mr. Ormsby (Dave's father); Luke (bandit); unnamed bandit; Sheriff Jenkins

Indexer Notes

Illustration on page two of the story is hard to make out.

["There's the man who poisoned the boss!"] (Table of Contents: 46)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Homer Hoopee; Hoopee's Boss; Felix; Ramon Alvarez; unnamed police officers; Mr. Hoopee (Homer's dad)
Reprints:
  • from Homer Hoopee daily (AP Newsfeatures) 193X-XX-XX

["Our friend, Puss C. Katt, has a little problem in marking."] (Table of Contents: 47)

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

Script:
Art Nugent [as A. W. Nugent] (credited)
Pencils:
Art Nugent [as A. W. Nugent] (signed)
Inks:
Art Nugent [as A. W. Nugent] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Nugent ?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • Reprints Funland Sunday (United Feature Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Puzzle and activity page.

First Prize (Table of Contents: 48)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints:
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features) 19XX-XX-XX

["It ain't the chant of the tobacco auctioneer"] (Table of Contents: 49)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stephen Douglas [as SD] (signed)
Inks:
Stephen Douglas [as SD] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Activity page of magic tricks.

Join the Buck Rogers Solar Scouts (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Be a Cowboy! (Table of Contents: 51) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Nation's Comic Monthly
    Napoleon
  2. 1. Who is the Hydroman?
    Hydroman
  3. 2. Throwing Cold Water
    The Gay Thirties
  4. 3. Prizes! Choose Yours Now!
  5. 4. ["Do you mind? We needed a dummy for tackling practice!"]
    Goofie Gags
  6. 5. Wendell Willkie
    Above the Crowd
  7. 6. ["Look Phil! Do you see those lights on the ground?"]
    Roy Powers
  8. 7. Eight-Two-Seven-Shift Back to Work
    Let's Get into a Huddle
  9. 8. Royal Pawns
    High Lights of History
  10. 9. ["There's the place for you, Williams!"]
    Skyroads
  11. 10. ["Who's next? Wear a 'mum at the big game!"]
    Hairbreadth Harry
  12. 11. ["Gwan! Heave it ya sissy!]
    High-Gear Homer
  13. 12. ["As prisoners of war Buddy and Alura are in chains..."] [Martian Invasion of Earth, Part 2: The Island of Doom]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  14. 13. ["On the Martian 'Island of Doom'"] [Martian Invasion of Earth, Part 2: The Island of Doom]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  15. 14. ["Silence! A Message!"] [Martian Invasion of Earth, Part 2: The Island of Doom]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  16. 15. ["Wal here I be - at the bottom of th' Bay O' Doom!"] [Martian Invasion of Earth, Part 2: The Island of Doom]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  17. 16. [Jitter Chases After Woman's Hat]
    Jitter
  18. 17. ["Madam Nobody! That's Phoney!"]
    Speed Spaulding
  19. 18. ["Here it is, Doc! Th' treasure-']
    Dickie Dare
  20. 19. ["Guess Uncle Phil was pretty keen 'bout Miss Georgia..."]
    The Adventures of Patsy
  21. 20. Champion
    Napoleon
  22. 21. ["It was thoughtful of you to carve Jack-O' Lanterns for all the children, Wahoo!"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    The Pen Pal Page
  24. 23. Fashion Editor
    Napoleon
  25. 24. Spunky Dory Writes His Story...
    Spunky Dory
  26. 25. ["Laura- Couldn't I eat just a little, and still see you?"]
    Oaky Doaks
  27. 26. The Rhyming Rover
    Seaweed Sam
  28. 27. ["This will be a great day in professional football!"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  29. 28. ["Who are you? I'm Skip Allen - are you Miss Hunkatin?"]
    Olly of the Movies
  30. 29. ["An hour later - That's Rabat below, Mickey..."]
    Scorchy Smith
  31. 30. ["James, tell Mr. Rockwell I'll be using the yacht!"]
    Somebody's Stenog
  32. 31. ["Isn't that Mrs Gab of the Debating Society?"]
    The Back-Seat Driver
  33. 32. ["The Lone Rider sits stunned and awed as Dr. Chuda calmly reveals that he is 50,000 years old!"]
    Lightnin' and the Lone Rider
  34. 33. Victor McLaglen
    Above the Crowd
  35. 34. [Uncle Elby Tries to Iron his Pants]
    Napoleon
  36. 35. ["It's Midnight stranger - why don't you take off that mask?"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  37. 36. ["Meanwhile - Babe gasping for breath, races on and on.."]
    Babe Bunting
  38. 37. Is a Rabbit in Hand Worth Two Turkey?
    Mescal Ike
  39. 38. Windy Must Be an Ear Bender!
    Mescal Ike
  40. 39. Thar's Gold in that Thar Tooth Pulling!
    Mescal Ike
  41. 40. The Mystery of the Missing Drumstick!
    Mescal Ike
  42. 41. ["Those bags belong to Uncle Phineas!"]
    Connie
  43. 42. ["Now Junior - I want you to be good - understand?"]
    The Wet Blanket
  44. 43. ["My wife said if I didn't have nerve enough to ask the Boss for a raise..."]
    Life's Like That
  45. 44. ["Indian, VA..."]
    There's a Town
  46. 45. While the Radio Played
  47. 46. ["There's the man who poisoned the boss!"]
    Homer Hoopee
  48. 47. ["Our friend, Puss C. Katt, has a little problem in marking."]
    Funland Everybody's Playmate
  49. 48. First Prize
    Napoleon
  50. 49. ["It ain't the chant of the tobacco auctioneer"]
    Magic Made Easy
  51. 50. Join the Buck Rogers Solar Scouts
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  52. 51. Be a Cowboy!
    Red Ryder; Daisy Manufacturing Company
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