(October 1941)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1941-09-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Famous Funnies, Inc.
Editing
Stephen A. Douglas

Issue Notes

Much of the content of this comic consists of newspaper strip reprints, either Sunday or daily pages, reformatted to fit the comic book page. The dates of publication of these strips have been removed from the originals.

On sale date from the previous issue's “Let's Get into a Huddle” page.

The Girl of the Hour (Table of Contents)

Invisible Scarlet O'Neil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; adventure; detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Invisible Scarlet O'Neil

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

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

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

Life's Like That / comic story / 0.9 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The little one is to wipe your feet on
Genre
humor; humor; domestic; satire-parody
Reprints
  • from Life's Like That daily (Consolidated News Features)

Indexer Notes

Four unrelated daily gag panels, with the original ruled borders removed.

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

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

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

Genre
science fiction; adventure; science fiction
Characters
Buddy Deering; Princess Alura
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers Sunday (John F. Dille Co.) 1940-04-xx - 1940-05-xx [Sunday Story 26 - "Martian Invasion of Earth - Part 3 - Flight of the Ghost Ship" - strips #52x - #52x]

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

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

Script
Stephen A. Douglas
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

publisher's news

Prince of Pistoleers (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; non-fiction; biography
Characters
Harold Tannenbaum

Soundman (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from The Gay Thirties daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press])

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There they are - Hey! Luvva Pete -
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Dickie Dare; Dan Flynn; Mam'selle; Okuk
Reprints
  • from Dickie Dare daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1937-08-xx - 1937-08-xx

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes sir. It's the new candodo!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby; unnamed camera salesman
Reprints
  • from Napoleon Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

Jacqueline of Holland (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
?

Feature Logo
High Lights of History
Genre
historical; non-fiction; history
Characters
Jacqueline of Holland
Reprints
  • from High Lights of History Sunday (Bell Newspaper Syndicate)

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

Frankie Future / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Pazmiño (signed as V E P)
Pencils
Victor Pazmiño (signed as V E P)
Inks
Victor Pazmiño (signed as V E P)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Little Frankie is in his back yard!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Frankie Future; Cosmic Ray

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

Jitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moocher has some poodle in him
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Jitter
Reprints
  • from Jitter Sunday (A. A. Kelleher Syndicate)

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

Hairbreadth Harry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
F. O. Alexander (credited)
Pencils
F. O. Alexander (credited)
Inks
F. O. Alexander (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The lye-pit or me!! -- Choose!
Genre
adventure; humor; adventure; drama; humor
Characters
Harry Hollingsworth; Rudolph Rassendale (villain); Belinda Blinks
Reprints
  • from Hairbreadth Harry Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

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

Connie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The skillful piloting of Dr. Chrono saves the craft from disaster
Genre
science fiction; adventure
Characters
Connie Kurridge; Dr. Chrono; Jack Brown
Reprints
  • from Connie Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate) 1936-10-11 - 1936-10-25

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Napoleon, this is the sort of night for a hot drink...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints
  • from Napoleon Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

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

Invisible Scarlet O'Neil / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Russell Stamm (credited, signed)
Pencils
Russell Stamm (credited, signed)
Inks
Russell Stamm (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The ground begins to give way.
Genre
superhero; adventure; detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Invisible Scarlet O'Neil; Mike; Ruffy; Mr. Badly
Reprints
  • from Invisible Scarlet O'Neil daily (Chicago Times Syndicate) 1940-09-xx - 1940-09-xx

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

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
If Lovejoy is in that dump
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Tommy Hughes; Mary Lou Hughes; Su-Lin; Prince Sin; Lovejoy
Reprints
  • from Skyroads daily (John F. Dille Co.) 1938-03-xx - 1938-03-xx

Autumn Wind (Table of Contents: 17)

Funland / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent
Pencils
A. W. Nugent
Inks
A. W. Nugent
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page

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

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

reader's names list

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Babe and Benjy have returned home
Genre
adventure; children; drama; children
Characters
Dorothy "Babe" Bunting; Benjy Boles; Mr. Tubbs; Dick Cromwell; Peggy Cromwell
Reprints
  • from Babe Bunting daily (The Ledger Syndicate) 1937-04-xx - 1937-04-xx

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

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
And your treasure chest is in there, eh, Amy?
Genre
adventure; historical; adventure; humor; historical
Characters
Sir Oaky Doaks; Amy; Butch
Reprints
  • from Oaky Doaks daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1938-07-05 - 1938-07-20

Indexer Notes

Panels are reformatted to fit the comic page:
07-05 - The Kibitzer
07-06 - A Stool Pigeon Fancier [panels one and four omitted]
07-07 - That She Glows! [right-hand side of panel two and panel four omitted]
07-08 - [title not known - panels two and three cropped at right-hand side]
07-09 - Surrounded By 8-Balls! [first panel omitted]
07-11 - Amazing, Isn't It? [first panel omitted]
07-12 - An Unexpected Pleasure [first and fourth panel omitted, third panel cropped on right-hand side]
07-13 - No Honor Among Thieves [third panel cut into two]
07-14 - Butch Aims to Please
07-15 - Oaky Declares A Dividend
07-16 - Can't Keep a Bad Man Down [first panel omitted]
07-18 - Treasure Seekers Can't Be Choosy [first and fourth panel omitted]
07-19 - Lots of Principal, But No Interest [first panel cropped on right-hand side]
07-20 - What Must Be Must Be [second and third panel omitted]

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A large amount of silk has been coming into the country...
Genre
adventure; teen; adventure; children; detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Powers; Chunky; Mr. Sharp; Sam; Pat
Reprints
  • from Roy Powers daily (The Ledger Syndicate) 1939-11-xx - 1939-12-xx

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

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ugh! We go no further Wahoo!
Genre
humor
Characters
Big Chief Wahoo; Prince "Lucky" Michael of Sylvania; Betsy Boone; Father Boone; Unce Zeke
Reprints
  • from Big Chief Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate)

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

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shut up sister
Genre
drama; drama; humor
Characters
Olive Lane; Skip Allen
Reprints
  • from Olly of the Movies daily (The McNaught Syndicate) 1937-02-xx - 1937-02-xx

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What time did Count Yam come into work, Cam?
Genre
humor; drama; humor
Characters
Sam Smithers; Cam O'Flage; Mame Doodle; Count Yam
Reprints
  • from Somebody's Stenog Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

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

Scorchy Smith / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bert Christman (signed)
Pencils
Bert Christman (signed)
Inks
Bert Christman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Two weeks later -
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Scorchy Smith; Johnny; his father; Billy Macrea
Reprints
  • from Scorchy Smith daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press])

Indexer Notes

Christman worked on the strip between 1936-11-23 and 1938-06-xx, so these reprints fall within that period.

Who Said What? (Table of Contents: 26)

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; western-frontier
Characters
Mescal Ike; Miss Sally; Pa Piffle; Young ’un
Reprints
  • from Mescal Ike daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press])

Indexer Notes

Four daily strips:

#1 - Who Said What?
#2 - Slow Moving Express!
#3 - A Case of Bad Memory!
#4 - Information, Please!

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

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Capricorn has taken Sam to the South Pole
Genre
humor
Characters
Seaweed Sam; Captain Capricorn

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

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've waited long enough! I'm going!
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Patsy Cardigan; Jeff Gaylord; Mr. Millen; Carol Laine; Max; Dimples Duval
Reprints
  • from The Adventures of Pasty daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press])

Ghost Light! (Table of Contents: 29)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Albert Willard (credited)
Pencils
Harry Peter (signed as H G Peter)
Inks
Harry Peter (signed as H G Peter)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
"Cris" Young; Tyler Allen

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Marvin Bradley (signed)
Inks
Marvin Bradley (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jerry's giving me the danger signal
Genre
science fiction; adventure; science fiction
Characters
Speed Spaulding; Jerry; Alma; Lt. Rex Dean; Goldie
Reprints
  • from Speed Spaulding Sunday (John F. Dille Co.) 1940-10-xx - 1940-11-xx

Indexer Notes

Edwin Balmer; Philip Wylie (credited, but probably syndicate-authored)

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look - my old rabbit!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Willie
Reprints
  • from Napoleon Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

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

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

Action with a Capital A (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Girl of the Hour
    Invisible Scarlet O'Neil
  2. 1. ["Here, there everywhere"]
    Dickie Dare
  3. 2. ["The little one is to wipe your feet on"]
    Life's Like That
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Buck Rogers
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Let's Get Into a Huddle
  6. 5. Prince of Pistoleers
    Above the Crowd
  7. 6. Soundman
    The Gay Thirties
  8. 7. ["There they are - Hey! Luvva Pete -"]
    Dickie Dare
  9. 8. ["Yes sir. It's the new candodo!"]
    Napoleon
  10. 9. Jacqueline of Holland
    Highlights of History
  11. 10. ["Little Frankie is in his back yard!"]
    Frankie Future
  12. 11. ["Moocher has some poodle in him"]
    Jitter
  13. 12. ["The lye-pit or me!! -- Choose!"]
    Hairbreadth Harry
  14. 13. ["The skillful piloting of Dr. Chrono saves the craft from disaster"]
    Connie
  15. 14. ["Napoleon, this is the sort of night for a hot drink..."]
    Napoleon
  16. 15. ["The ground begins to give way."]
    Invisible Scarlet O'Neil
  17. 16. ["If Lovejoy is in that dump"]
    Skyroads
  18. 17. Autumn Wind
    Funland
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    The Pen Pal Page
  20. 19. ["Babe and Benjy have returned home"]
    Babe Bunting
  21. 20. ["And your treasure chest is in there, eh, Amy?"]
    Oaky Doaks
  22. 21. ["A large amount of silk has been coming into the country..."]
    Roy Powers
  23. 22. ["Ugh! We go no further Wahoo!"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  24. 23. ["Shut up sister"]
    Olly of the Movies
  25. 24. ["What time did Count Yam come into work, Cam?"]
    Somebody's Stenog
  26. 25. ["Two weeks later -"]
    Scorchy Smith
  27. 26. Who Said What?
    Mescal Ike
  28. 27. ["Captain Capricorn has taken Sam to the South Pole"]
    Seaweed Sam the Rhyming Rover
  29. 28. ["I've waited long enough! I'm going!"]
    The Adventures of Patsy
  30. 29. Ghost Light!
  31. 30. ["Jerry's giving me the danger signal"]
    Speed Spaulding
  32. 31. ["Look - my old rabbit!"]
    Napoleon
  33. 32. ["Peter Plink feels the draft"]
    Strictly Private
  34. 33. Action with a Capital A
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Craig Delich
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Merlin Haas
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