(November 1944)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Famous Funnies Inc.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Circulation: 451,375 copies (data from Audit Bureau of Circulation via Russ Mahera)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Oaky Doaks / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Woody Gelman (signed as Woody Gelman)
Inks
Woody Gelman (signed as Woody Gelman)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure, it's a desert island...
Genre
humor; adventure; historical
Characters
Sir Oaky Doaks; King Cedric

8539 (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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
At Murdo's secret hideout near Niagara...
Genre
science fiction; adventure

[The Birdwatcher] (Table of Contents: 3)

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
?

Genre
humor; animal; domestic
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features [Arthur J. Lefave]) 193x-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

pantomime; wordless comic

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

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
This is as far as I go, miss...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Jitter
Reprints
  • from Jitter Sunday (A. A. Kelleher Syndicate) 19xx-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
Hello, Sam! How are you? How's the wife...
Genre
superhero; adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Invisible Scarlet O'Neil; Sam; Mr. Skinch; Oliver Handlemore; Miss Smith; Charlie Charmers
Reprints
  • from Invisible Scarlet O'Neil daily (The Chicago Sun-Times Syndicate) 1942-xx-xx - 1942-xx-xx

Jungle Mission (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Claude Dunnagan (credited)
Pencils
? (2 spot illustrations)
Inks
? (2 spot illustrations)
Colors
? (2 spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don Kendrick stirred...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Don Kendrick

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

Dickie Dare / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All right, we admit you're top dog on this ship!
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Dickie Dare; Dan Flynn; Miss Billings
Reprints
  • from Dickie Dare daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 193x-xx-xx - 193x-xx-xx

Will Your Scrap Beat the Jap? (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Carlson (credited)
Pencils
George Carlson (credited)
Inks
George Carlson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war

Autumn Activities (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Funland / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

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

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
I ain't runnin' away from that two-bit racketeer!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Scorchy Smith
Reprints
  • from Scorchy Smith daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1938-xx-xx - 1938-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Bert Christman's last work on the strip was in 1938-06-xx, and Frank Robbins begins on 1939-05-22, with Howell Dodd handling the art chores during the intervening period. So, these reprints fall within that period, probably that immediately following Christman's departure.

Happy Ending (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
King Croesus of Lydia
Reprints
  • from High Lights of History Sunday (The Bell Syndicate) 19xx-xx-xx

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

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

Script
William McCleery
Pencils
Ralph Briggs Fuller
Inks
Ralph Briggs Fuller
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait! Here comes a flag of truce!
Genre
adventure; historical; humor
Characters
Sir Oaky Doaks; King Cedric
Reprints
  • from Oaky Doaks daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1939-xx-xx - 1939-xx-xx

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, there she sits, Napoleon.
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby; Willie
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features [Arthur J. Lefave]) 193x-xx-xx

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

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 never like to read in a hotel room.
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Jitter; Fred Fuddle
Reprints
  • from Jitter Sunday (A. A. Kelleher Syndicate) 19xx-xx-xx

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Major, this is Princess Minnie-Ha-Cha and Chief Wahoo!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Chief Wahoo; Steve Roper; Princess Minnie-Ha-Cha; Mr. Roper; Mrs. Roper
Reprints
  • from Steve Roper and Wahoo daily (Publishers Syndicate) 19xx-xx-xx - 19xx-xx-xx

Emergency Rations! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Mescal Ike; Miss Sally; Pa Piffle; Yung'un
Reprints
  • from Mescal Ike daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 19xx-xx-xx - 19xx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Art was previously credited to S. L. Huntley.

Four daily strips:

#1 - Emergency Rations!
#2 - Time to Retire!
#3 - Pa Took a Trip Last Fall!
#4 - Bates Was Bitten!

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

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
When Olly arrives in town she sees her stolen auto...
Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Olive Lane; Dink
Reprints
  • from Olly of the Movies daily (The McNaught Syndicate) 193x-xx-xx - 193x-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

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

Our heroine reveals her first name to be Olivia.

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

Pen-Pals / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Life's Like That / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Fred Neher (credited)
Pencils
Fred Neher (credited)
Inks
Fred Neher (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All things come to him who waits...
Genre
humor; domestic; satire-parody
Reprints
  • from Life's Like That daily (Consolidated News Features) 19xx-xx-xx - 19xx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Three daily gag panels.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Sure, it's a desert island..."]
    Oaky Doaks
  2. 1. 8539
    Famous Funnies Patterns
  3. 2. ["At Murdo's secret hideout near Niagara..."]
    Buck Rogers
  4. 3. [The Birdwatcher]
    Napoleon
  5. 4. ["This is as far as I go, miss..."]
    Jitter
  6. 5. ["Hello, Sam! How are you? How's the wife..."]
    Invisible Scarlet O'Neil
  7. 6. Jungle Mission
  8. 7. ["All right, we admit you're top dog on this ship!"]
    Dickie Dare
  9. 8. Will Your Scrap Beat the Jap?
  10. 9. Autumn Activities
    Let's Get into a Huddle
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Funland
  12. 11. ["I ain't runnin' away from that two-bit racketeer!"]
    Scorchy Smith
  13. 12. Happy Ending
    Highlights of History
  14. 13. ["Wait! Here comes a flag of truce!"]
    Oaky Doaks
  15. 14. ["Well, there she sits, Napoleon."]
    Napoleon
  16. 15. ["I never like to read in a hotel room."]
    Jitter
  17. 16. ["Major, this is Princess Minnie-Ha-Cha and Chief Wahoo!"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  18. 17. Emergency Rations!
    Mescal Ike
  19. 18. ["When Olly arrives in town she sees her stolen auto..."]
    Olly of the Movies
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Pen-Pals
  21. 20. ["All things come to him who waits..."]
    Life's Like That
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Nick Caputo
  • Keith Chandler
  • Jochen G.
  • Per Sandell
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky