(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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I ate my spinach
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That voice! From the radio! It was Huer's!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buck Rogers

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

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Sam's boys read Famous Funnies

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."

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What kind of animal is this 'Wendigo' of yours, Okuk!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Dickie Dare; Okuk

Indexer Notes

Newspaper strip reprints.

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's certainly fun to revive old customs!
Genre
humor
Characters
Uncle Elby; Napoleon (dog)

Jacqueline of Holland (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An elephant seal is larger than an elephant
Genre
non-fiction; animal; nature

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

Historic Ships / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The famous 'Savannah'
Genre
non-fiction; history

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

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Frankie and his friend 'Cosmic Ray,' are on a desert planet.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Frankie Future; Cosmic Ray

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

Jitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going out and dig up some fish worms!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jitter (chimp)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I study the magazines I deliver!
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).

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

Connie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Following a strange ant like creature through a sort of air-lock
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.

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's great to be alive!
Genre
humor
Characters
Uncle Elby; Napoleon (dog)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have all your belongings together, Mike?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Scarlett O'Neill

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

Funland / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mrs. K. Ann Garew is drying these fish for seven of her animal friends

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We turn out attention to Clipper Willams, somewhere else in Mongolia
Genre
adventure; aviation

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Elby said he'd give me a dollar for my tooth
Genre
humor
Characters
Uncle Elby; Napoleon

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

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.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Benjy, go tell Peggy us hard working men are getting hungry
Genre
drama

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is it you must tell me, Amy?
Genre
adventure; humor; historical

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is my workshop, boys
Genre
adventure

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A little renegade, that's what he is!
Genre
adventure; humor

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Unconscious!
Genre
adventure; drama

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I got a book tells how to do magic tricks
Genre
humor

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dad! She passed the tests!
Genre
adventure; aviation

Wishful Thinking (Table of Contents: 27)

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.

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

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Br-r-r! Sam has been captured by the 'Frigid Men'!
Genre
humor

Moon's End (Table of Contents: 29)

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 title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No mere director can insult MY darling
Genre
drama

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Their left wheel is missing!
Genre
adventure

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

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33) (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"]
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