(November 1943)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-10-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Famous Funnies, Inc.
Editing
Stephen Douglas (editor, art director) (uncredited); William J. Pape (president); William B. Pape (treasurer)

Issue Notes

Printed in the U.S.A. by Eastern Color Printing Co., Waterbury, Connecticut.
Editorial and circulation offices, 500 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York.
General office, 61 Leavenworth Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.
Advertising representatives, Gilman, Nicholl and Ruthmann of New York, New York.

Edited from a copy with no Buck Rogers story.
On sale date from the previous issue's Let's Get into a Huddle page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jitter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Jitter

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

Buck Rogers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shhhh -- there's Sissy now...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buck Rogers
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers daily (John F. Dille) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was my own idea and very comfortable, too!
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Invisible Scarlet O'Neil / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, I guess Mrs. O'Leary finally rented that vacant room.
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Invisible Scarlet O'Neil; Mrs. O'Leary; Dr. Spin; Marge; Eddie Spin
Reprints
  • from Invisible Scarlet O'Neil daily (Chicago Times Syndicate) 1941-xx-xx - 1941-xx-xx

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By golly! Imagine my finding this old ancestral portrait...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

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

Jitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I bought the turkey...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Jitter; Fred Fuddle; Susie Fuddle
Reprints
  • from Jitter Sunday (A. A. Kelleher)

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

Dickie Dare / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I get it!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Dickie Dare; Dan Flynn; Cheeta; Plug; Henrique
Reprints
  • from Dickie Dare dailies (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press])

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

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
The dope we gave him backfired!
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Sir Oaky Doaks; Cedric; Princess Agatha; Pogo
Reprints
  • from Oaky Doaks daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1939-04-25 - 1939-05-05

Indexer Notes

Panels are reformatted to fit the comic book page:
04-25 - Another Good Idea Gone Wrong [final panel only]
04-26 - Any Port in a Storm
04-27 - Good Riddance
04-28 - Who? Me? [textual introduction omitted; second panel abbreviated to omit Oaky and Agatha]
04-29 - A Purely Platonic Pal [fourth panel omitted]
05-01 - Old Faithful [second panel omitted]
05-02 - Dragon Dragnet [first panel only]
05-03 - An Open and Shut Case [completely omitted]
05-04 - Thereby Hangs a Wail
05-05 - Exodus Marks the Spot [first two panels]

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well! Well! My old photo album!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

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

Connie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you're not No 48...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Connie; Tynon; Morlon
Reprints
  • from Connie Sunday (Ledger Syndicate)

Biruta, Pagan Princess (Table of Contents: 11)

Highlights of History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Biruta
Reprints
  • from High Lights of History Sunday (Bell Newspaper Syndicate)

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

Scorchy Smith / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Blackie was a terrible fibber!!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Scorchy Smith; Kerri; Jacques; The Impersonator (villain)
Reprints
  • from Scorchy Smith daily (AP Newsfeatures)

Indexer Notes

Christman worked on this strip between 1836-11-23 and 1938-06, so these reprints fall within that period.

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing like a wood fire...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

[Catfight] (Table of Contents: 14)

Jitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arthur Poinier (signed)
Pencils
Arthur Poinier (signed)
Inks
Arthur Poinier (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Jitter
Synopsis
Jitter tries to pet an alleycat but accidentally upsets an entire gang of cats.
Reprints
  • from Jitter Sunday (A. A. Kelleher)

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

Roy Powers / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm sorry we were so long getting that stuff here...
Characters
Roy Powers; Chunky
Reprints
  • from Roy Powers daily (Ledger Syndicate)

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

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

Script
Julian Ollendorff [as Ollendorff] (signed)
Pencils
Julian Ollendorff [as Ollendorff] (signed)
Inks
Julian Ollendorff [as Ollendorff] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come, Lona...
Genre
drama
Characters
Olly; Lona; Windy; Skip; Mame
Reprints
  • from Olly of the Movies daily (Consolidated News Features)

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

Funland / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Pen Pals / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Saw-Head! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Pa Piffle
Reprints
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Chicago Daily News or Associated Newspapers ?)

Indexer Notes

Four dailies on a single page:
Saw-Head!
Fido the Fish Fetcher!
The Real McCoy!
Intercepted Pass!

Trucks Must Roll (Table of Contents: 20)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Hodges (credited as Carl C. Hodges)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ted Morf; Jim Craven; Mr. Esmond

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

Chief Wahoo / comic story / 4 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
So, Netah!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Big Chief Wahoo; Steve Roper; Netah; Premier Torro
Reprints
  • from Big Chief Wahoo daily (Publishers Syndicate)

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

Famous Funnies Patterns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jitter
  2. 1. ["Shhhh -- there's Sissy now..."]
    Buck Rogers
  3. 2. ["It was my own idea and very comfortable, too!"]
    Life's Like That
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Let's Get into a Huddle
  5. 4. ["Well, I guess Mrs. O'Leary finally rented that vacant room."]
    Invisible Scarlet O'Neil
  6. 5. ["By golly! Imagine my finding this old ancestral portrait..."]
    Napoleon
  7. 6. ["I bought the turkey..."]
    Jitter
  8. 7. ["I get it!"]
    Dickie Dare
  9. 8. ["The dope we gave him backfired!"]
    Oaky Doaks
  10. 9. ["Well! Well! My old photo album!"]
    Napoleon
  11. 10. ["If you're not No 48..."]
    Connie
  12. 11. Biruta, Pagan Princess
    Highlights of History
  13. 12. ["Blackie was a terrible fibber!!"]
    Scorchy Smith
  14. 13. ["Nothing like a wood fire..."]
    Napoleon
  15. 14. [Catfight]
    Jitter
  16. 15. ["I'm sorry we were so long getting that stuff here..."]
    Roy Powers
  17. 16. ["Come, Lona..."]
    Olly of the Movies
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Funland
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Pen Pals
  20. 19. Saw-Head!
    Mescal Ike
  21. 20. Trucks Must Roll
  22. 21. ["So, Netah!"]
    Chief Wahoo
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
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