(October 1944)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1944-09-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Famous Funnies Inc.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

All content of this comic are newspaper strip reprints modified to fit comic book format. The dates of publication of these strips have, in practically all cases, been removed.

Indexed from a copy missing the Buck Rogers story.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stephen Douglas ?
Pencils
Woody Gelman (signed)
Inks
Woody Gelman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Napoleon! Better come in now..
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
8627; 8663; 8670
Genre
non-fiction

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Calkins (signed as Dick Calkins)
Inks
Dick Calkins (signed as Dick Calkins)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm... that's odd! Here's the end of the dictaphone wire...
Genre
science fiction; adventure
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (John F. Dille Co.) 1943-xx-xx - 1943-xx-xx

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

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
Just for old time's sake...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Jitter; Fred B. Fuddle; Mrs. Fuddle; Woody Fuddle
Reprints
  • from Jitter Sunday (A. A. Kelleher Syndicate) 19xx-xx-xx

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Go home! What do you mean by followin' me around?
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features [Arthur J. Lafave]) 194x-xx-xx

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just in time, eh Jackson?
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Invisible Scarlet O'Neil; Jackson; Axel; Lee Sung
Reprints
  • from Invisible Scarlet O'Neil daily (The Chicago Sun-Times Syndicate) 1942-xx-xx - 1942-xx-xx

Transport Adventure (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Hodges (credited as Carl C. Hodges)
Pencils
Harvey Fuller (signed as H K F) (2 spot illustrations)
Inks
Harvey Fuller (signed as H K F) (2 spot illustrations)
Colors
? (2 spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have a feeling something terrible is going to happen...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Spud Hubbell; Mr. Esmond; Colonel A. J. Johnson

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

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

Script
Bob Farrell
Pencils
Howell Dodd
Inks
Howell Dodd
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There it is! Oh, it gives me the creeps...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Scorchy Smith; Marita; Mantell
Reprints
  • from Scorchy Smith daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1938-06-xx - 1938-06-xx

Indexer Notes

The first reprint with Dodd art, following Christman's departure.

Public Enemy #1 (Table of Contents: 8)

Wilbur Waste / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles W. Winter (signed)
Pencils
Charles W. Winter (signed)
Inks
Charles W. Winter (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Wilbur Waste

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

Highlights of History / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why kilts---?
Genre
non-fiction; history
Reprints
  • from High Lights of History Sunday (The Bell Syndicate) 19xx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Seven unrelated historical fact panels.

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

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
The 'Dickie Dare, Second' is finished!
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Dickie Dare; Dan Flynn; Marita Billings; Baron von Kruste; Zomba
Reprints
  • from Dickie Dare daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 193x-xx-xx - 193x-xx-xx

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

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On the roof of the old pueblo...
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Big Chief Wahoo; Steve Roper; Princes Minnie-Ha-Cha; Back Eagle; Tuggles
Reprints
  • from Steve Roper and Wahoo daily (Publishers Syndicate) 194x-xx-xx - 194x-xx-xx

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Napoleon, that was Mal St. Clair...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features [Arthur J. Lafave]) 194x-xx-xx

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

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
If Mister Chizzlebum borrowed all our tools...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Jitter; Fred B. Fuddle; Mrs. Fuddle; Mister Chizzlebum
Reprints
  • from Jitter Sunday (A. A. Kelleher Syndicate) 19xx-xx-xx

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

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 knight whom Oaky overthrew...
Genre
adventure; historical; humor
Characters
Sir Oaky Doaks; King Cedric; Judy
Reprints
  • from Oaky Doaks daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1939-xx-xx - 1939-xx-xx

Pa's Burning Up! (Table of Contents: 15)

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fi-yer! Fi-yur!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Mescal Ike; Pa Piffle; Young'un
Reprints
  • from Mescal Ike daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 19xx-xx-xx - 19xx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

4x3 panel dailies:

1 - Pa's Burning Up!
2 - Hookey Hound!
3 - Guess Luke Knows By Now!
4 - Swept Off His Feet!

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

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
Merrily we roll along...
Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Olivia Lane; Duke Faro; Zaza
Reprints
  • from Olly of the Movies daily (The McNaught Syndicate) 193x-xx-xx - 193x-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

The strip ran between 1934-01-22 and 1938, so these reprints fall within that period.

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

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
I'm gettin' tire of havin' my wood pile robbed...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features [Arthur J. Lafave]) 194x-xx-xx

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

Pen Pal Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles W. Winter
Inks
Charles W. Winter
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Napoleon! Better come in now.."]
    Napoleon
  2. 1. ["8627; 8663; 8670"]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
  3. 2. ["Hmm... that's odd! Here's the end of the dictaphone wire..."]
    Buck Rogers
  4. 3. ["Just for old time's sake..."]
    Jitter
  5. 4. ["Go home! What do you mean by followin' me around?"]
    Napoleon
  6. 5. ["Just in time, eh Jackson?"]
    Invisible Scarlet O'Neil
  7. 6. Transport Adventure
  8. 7. ["There it is! Oh, it gives me the creeps..."]
    Scorchy Smith
  9. 8. Public Enemy #1
    Wilbur Waste
  10. 9. ["Why kilts---?"]
    Highlights of History
  11. 10. ["The 'Dickie Dare, Second' is finished!"]
    Dickie Dare
  12. 11. ["On the roof of the old pueblo..."]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  13. 12. ["Napoleon, that was Mal St. Clair..."]
    Napoleon
  14. 13. ["If Mister Chizzlebum borrowed all our tools..."]
    Jitter
  15. 14. ["The knight whom Oaky overthrew..."]
    Oaky Doaks
  16. 15. Pa's Burning Up!
    Mescal Ike
  17. 16. ["Merrily we roll along..."]
    Olly of the Movies
  18. 17. ["I'm gettin' tire of havin' my wood pile robbed..."]
    Napoleon
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Pen Pal Page
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Nick Caputo
  • Keith Chandler
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Per Sandell
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Len Wolinsky