(November 1941)

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.
Editorial and circulation offices, 500 Fifth Ave., New York, New York.
General office, 61 Leavenworth Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.
Advertising representatives, Gilman, Nicholl and Ruthmann of New York, New York.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dickie Dare / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dickie Dare

["I ate my spinach"] (Table of Contents)

Life's Like That / cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gag cartoons. The other 0.25 of the page is advertisements.

["That voice! From the radio! It was Huer's!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Phil Nolan
Pencils:
Dick Calkins
Inks:
Dick Calkins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Buck Rogers

["Starts in the next issue"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Uncle Sam's boys read Famous Funnies"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

This includes one reader letter but is mostly an editorial with info about the comic. Art includes one illustration of "Fearless Flint" and a reproduction of the cover of "Strictly Private."

["What kind of animal is this 'Wendigo' of yours, Okuk!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Colton Waugh ?
Pencils:
Colton Waugh
Inks:
Colton Waugh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dickie Dare; Okuk

Indexer Notes

Newspaper strip reprints.

["It's certainly fun to revive old customs!"] (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Uncle Elby; Napoleon (dog)

Jacqueline of Holland (Table of Contents)

High Lights of History / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history

["An elephant seal is larger than an elephant"] (Table of Contents)

Would You Believe It? / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal; nature

["The famous 'Savannah' "] (Table of Contents)

Historic Ships / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history

["Frankie and his friend 'Cosmic Ray,' are on a desert planet."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Frankie Future; Cosmic Ray

["I'm going out and dig up some fish worms!"] (Table of Contents)

Jitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jitter (chimp)

["I study the magazines I deliver!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

F. O. Alexander left the strip in 1939 but is still credited on this (the date of the original newspaper comic strip reprinted here is unknown).

["Following a strange ant like creature through a sort of air-lock"] (Table of Contents)

Connie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Connie

Indexer Notes

This particular sequence is science-fiction oriented, although the strip as a whole was generally a realistic adventure strip.

["It's great to be alive!"] (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Uncle Elby; Napoleon (dog)

["Have all your belongings together, Mike?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Russell Stamm
Pencils:
Russell Stamm
Inks:
Russell Stamm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Scarlett O'Neill

["Mrs. K. Ann Garew is drying these fish for seven of her animal friends"] (Table of Contents)

Funland / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

["We turn out attention to Clipper Willams, somewhere else in Mongolia"] (Table of Contents)

Sky Roads / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation

["Uncle Elby said he'd give me a dollar for my tooth"] (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Uncle Elby; Napoleon

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

List of name and addresses of readers wishing to have pen pals. One small cartoon illustration.

["Benjy, go tell Peggy us hard working men are getting hungry"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
drama

["What is it you must tell me, Amy?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
R.B. Fuller
Pencils:
R.B. Fuller
Inks:
R.B. Fuller
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor; historical

["This is my workshop, boys"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul Powell ?
Pencils:
Frank Goodwin
Inks:
Frank Goodwin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["A little renegade, that's what he is!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; humor

["Unconscious!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tarpe Mills ?
Inks:
Tarpe Mills ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; drama

["I got a book tells how to do magic tricks"] (Table of Contents)

Somebody's Stenog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Dad! She passed the tests!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation

Wishful Thinking (Table of Contents)

Mescal Ike / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Reprints of 4 daily comic strips, each with a separate "episode" title.

["Br-r-r! Sam has been captured by the 'Frigid Men'!"] (Table of Contents)

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:
?

Genre:
humor

Moon's End (Table of Contents)

Buck Rogers / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Calkins
Pencils:
H. G. Peters (signed) (illustrations)
Inks:
H. G. Peters (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["No mere director can insult MY darling"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
drama

["Their left wheel is missing!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Uncle Elby; Napoleon (dog)

Indexer Notes

No dialogue in this strip.

["Get the most for your dime"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dickie Dare
  2. 1. ["I ate my spinach"]
    Life's Like That
  3. 2. ["That voice! From the radio! It was Huer's!]
    Buck Rogers
  4. 3. ["Starts in the next issue"]
    Fearless Flint
  5. 4. ["Uncle Sam's boys read Famous Funnies"]
    Let's Get Into a Huddle
  6. 5. ["What kind of animal is this 'Wendigo' of yours, Okuk!"]
    Dickie Dare
  7. 6. ["It's certainly fun to revive old customs!"]
    Napoleon
  8. 7. Jacqueline of Holland
    High Lights of History
  9. 8. ["An elephant seal is larger than an elephant"]
    Would You Believe It?
  10. 9. ["The famous 'Savannah' "]
    Historic Ships
  11. 10. ["Frankie and his friend 'Cosmic Ray,' are on a desert planet."]
    Frankie Future
  12. 11. ["I'm going out and dig up some fish worms!"]
    Jitter
  13. 12. ["I study the magazines I deliver!"]
    Hairbreadth Harry
  14. 13. ["Following a strange ant like creature through a sort of air-lock"]
    Connie
  15. 14. ["It's great to be alive!"]
    Napoleon
  16. 15. ["Have all your belongings together, Mike?"]
    Invisible Scarlett O'Neil
  17. 16. ["Mrs. K. Ann Garew is drying these fish for seven of her animal friends"]
    Funland
  18. 17. ["We turn out attention to Clipper Willams, somewhere else in Mongolia"]
    Sky Roads
  19. 18. ["Uncle Elby said he'd give me a dollar for my tooth"]
    Napoleon
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    The Pen Pal Page
  21. 20. ["Benjy, go tell Peggy us hard working men are getting hungry"]
    Babe Bunting
  22. 21. ["What is it you must tell me, Amy?"]
    Oaky Doaks
  23. 22. ["This is my workshop, boys"]
    Roy Powers
  24. 23. ["A little renegade, that's what he is!"]
    Chief Wahoo
  25. 24. ["Unconscious!"]
    Olly of the Movies
  26. 25. ["I got a book tells how to do magic tricks"]
    Somebody's Stenog
  27. 26. ["Dad! She passed the tests!"]
    Scorchy Smith
  28. 27. Wishful Thinking
    Mescal Ike
  29. 28. ["Br-r-r! Sam has been captured by the 'Frigid Men'!"]
    Seaweed Sam
  30. 29. Moon's End
    Buck Rogers
  31. 30. ["No mere director can insult MY darling"]
    The Adventures of Patsy
  32. 31. ["Their left wheel is missing!"]
    Speed Spaulding
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  34. 33. ["Get the most for your dime"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • David Wilt
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gary L. Watson
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  • Tim Cotrill
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