(March 1946)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1946-02-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Famous Funnies, Inc.
Editing:
Stephen Douglas (editor, art director); 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

On sale date found in Famous Funnies (Eastern, 1934 series) #139 (February 1946) text article "Let's Get into a Huddle."
Printed in the U.S.A. by Eastern Color Printing Co., Waterbury 91, Connecticut.
Advertising representatives Gilman, Nicoll & Ruthman of New York, New York.


["Dry cleaned and pressed"] (Table of Contents)

Oaky Doaks / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stephen Douglas (signed)
Inks:
Stephen Douglas (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
King Cedric; two unnamed tailors

Girls Can't Resist this Kiss Me Necktie as It Glows in the Dark! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Have Fun! Get Laughs..Amaze Friends (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Luminous Dial Compass (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Doc! We're dead men!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed)
Pencils:
Rick Yager (signed)
Inks:
Rick Yager (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Yager ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Buck Rogers; Buddy Deering; Doctor Huer; Kane; Barney
Reprints:
  • from Buck Rogers Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 194X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to have been enlarged to fit the pages. Original strip number not reproduced.

Youth Forum Divided on "Compulsory Mailing Service" (Table of Contents: 5)

Junior Activities / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

8 text vignettes of Junior Activities as submitted by readers to Junior News telling unusual stories. Illustrated. Milton S. Hershey mentioned in one of the vignettes. Title taken from first vignette.

["We're not selling pretty lady, Mr. Twix---"] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters:
Scarlet O'Neil; Mr. Twix (villain); Grandpap Wittler; Tippy Wittler; Red Roan (horse)
Reprints:
  • from Invisible Scarlet O'Neil Sunday (Chicago Times Syndicate) 194X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to have been enlarged to fit the pages.

The Long Night (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack M. Greene
Pencils:
Harvey K. Fuller [as H. K. F.] (signed) (illustrations)
Inks:
Harvey K. Fuller [as H. K. F.] (signed) (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dick Sheffield; Captain Charles

["That fellow Vic--he's always goin' out-alone..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Minnie-Ha-Cha; Captain Trawler; Vic Windsor [as Granny Tuttle]
Reprints:
  • from Big Chief Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate) 194X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to have been enlarged to fit the pages.

["Guess I'll practice up on Willie's skates..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints:
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features) 194X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to have been enlarged to fit the pages.

["Be the first in your town to wear this sensational Corozo Nut Ring"] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Amazing Forecaster (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Yes, Willie, th' new dog house..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Napoleon; Uncle Elby; Willie
Reprints:
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features) 194X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to have been enlarged to fit the pages.

["E-e-eyow!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Dickie Dare; Dan Flynn; Wags (dog); Electra Billings; unnamed princess; unnamed red-headed man
Reprints:
  • from Dickie Dare daily and Sunday ? (AP Newsfeatures) 194X-03-11 - 194X-03-12 ?, 194X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to have been enlarged to fit the pages. First page has two reprinted comic strips where the dates were not removed. Dates were 3/11 and 3/12. Based on the number of panels it was from the daily strip.

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

Famous Funnies Patterns / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fashion

Indexer Notes

An offering for clothing pattern designs that can be ordered from Famous Funnies Patterns.

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Mentions Jingle Jangle Comics (Eastern, 1942 series) #20 (April 1946) will be on sale on February 26 (1946), Heroic Comics (Eastern, 1943 series) #35 (March 1946) was already on sale, and next issue of Famous Funnies (Eastern, 1934 series) #141 (April 1946) would be on sale February 26, 1946.

["Now to try to dope out the position of this tub..."] (Table of Contents: 16)

Scorchy Smith / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmund Good ?
Pencils:
Edmund Good ?
Inks:
Edmund Good ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Edmund Good ?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Scorchy Smith; Scoop; Mac; Kraven; ship's crew
Reprints:
  • from Scorchy Smith Sunday (AP Newsfeatures) 1945-XX-XX ?

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to have been enlarged to fit the pages.

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

Pen Pal Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Colors:
? (logo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A listing of children looking to be pen pals. Lists name and address and most, their ages.

["Here are three incomplete words in which the vowels..."] (Table of Contents: 18)

Funland Everybody's Playmate / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Nugent
Pencils:
Art Nugent [as A. W. Nugent]
Inks:
Art Nugent [as A. W. Nugent]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Nugent

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • Reprints Funland Sunday activity (United Feature Syndicate) 194X-XX-XX

["Just follow me. I will--I hope!"] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre:
humor; historical
Characters:
Sir Oaky Doaks; King Cedric; unnamed old man; Duke O'Durk
Reprints:
  • from Oaky Doaks Sunday (AP Newsfeatures) 194X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to have been enlarged to fit the pages.

Pimples Cleared Blackheads Checked (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Let me show you too, how to make yourself commando-tough!"] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Will Show You How to Learn Radio (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["New enlargement"] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Given Away Your Choice of Valuable Gifts (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Dry cleaned and pressed"]
    Oaky Doaks
  2. 1. Girls Can't Resist this Kiss Me Necktie as It Glows in the Dark!
  3. 2. Have Fun! Get Laughs..Amaze Friends
  4. 3. Luminous Dial Compass
  5. 4. ["Doc! We're dead men!"]
    Buck Rogers
  6. 5. Youth Forum Divided on "Compulsory Mailing Service"
    Junior Activities
  7. 6. ["We're not selling pretty lady, Mr. Twix---"]
    Invisible Scarlet O'Neil
  8. 7. The Long Night
  9. 8. ["That fellow Vic--he's always goin' out-alone..."]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  10. 9. ["Guess I'll practice up on Willie's skates..."]
    Napoleon
  11. 10. ["Be the first in your town to wear this sensational Corozo Nut Ring"]
  12. 11. Amazing Forecaster
  13. 12. ["Yes, Willie, th' new dog house..."]
    Napoleon
  14. 13. ["E-e-eyow!"]
    Dickie Dare
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Let's Get into a Huddle
  17. 16. ["Now to try to dope out the position of this tub..."]
    Scorchy Smith
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Pen Pal Page
  19. 18. ["Here are three incomplete words in which the vowels..."]
    Funland Everybody's Playmate
  20. 19. ["Just follow me. I will--I hope!"]
    Oaky Doaks
  21. 20. Pimples Cleared Blackheads Checked
  22. 21. ["Let me show you too, how to make yourself commando-tough!"]
  23. 22. I Will Show You How to Learn Radio
  24. 23. ["New enlargement"]
  25. 24. Given Away Your Choice of Valuable Gifts
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