(October 1946)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
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 91, Connecticut.
Editorial and circulation offices, 500 Fifth Avenue, New York 18, New York.
General office, 61 Leavenworth Street, Waterbury 91, Connecticut.
Advertising representatives, Gilman, Nicholl and Ruthmann, 19 West 44th Street, New York 18, New York.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Napoleon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stephen Douglas [as S.A.D.] (signed)
Inks:
Stephen Douglas [as S.A.D.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stephen Douglas ?

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Napoleon (dog); Uncle Elby

[Ball of Yarn] (Table of Contents: 1)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Napoleon (dog)
Synopsis:
A puppy chases a ball of yarn as it unravels.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color. Pantomime story.

["Great! With Doc's brains and our handsome faces, we can't fail!"] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Dick Calkins
Pencils:
Rick Yager
Inks:
Rick Yager
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Buddy Deering; Barney; Doc Huer; Killer Kane
Synopsis:
An ancient machine reveals the hiding place of the Llorian treasure.
Reprints:
  • from Buck Rogers newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing story.

["Nifty is in for a surprise."] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
crime; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Invisible Scarlet O'Neil
Synopsis:
A thug kills Dimples Dolly at a movie theater despite Scarlet's attempt to stop him.
Reprints:
  • from Invisible Scarlet O'Neil newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing story.

Eight Minutes to Live (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Deep-sea diver Phil Webb is captured by an octopus while salvaging a wreck.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations.

["Miss Cindy Lou! Wahoo wantum have pow-wow with you!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

Chief Wahoo and Steve Roper / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chief Wahoo
Synopsis:
Wahoo has a million dollars in his pocket and only 30 days to live. He is spending his first evening in "Happiness Hall," a boarding house.
Reprints:
  • from Big Chief Wahoo newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing story.

["Confound you, Napoleon!"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Napoleon (dog); Uncle Elby
Synopsis:
Uncle Elby rigs up a dummy to frighten Napoleon.
Reprints:
  • from Napoleon newspaper strip.

["Don't stand there! You saw that pup run off with the baby's toy."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Synopsis:
Napoleon chases a pup who has run off with a stuffed animal.
Reprints:
  • from Napoleon newspaper strip.

[Using elephant as fire hose at fire] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

"Pepsi" The Pepsi-Cola Cop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Let's Get Into a Huddle / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Blot Fun"] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ink blots; handkerchief trick, and maze.
Reprints:
  • from Funland newspaper strip?

["Let's look down from above on the Mexican Countryside--"] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dickie Dare
Synopsis:
Dickie is washed from a treasure cave through an ancient aqueduct into a river in the Mexican countryside. Later he is re-united with his friend Dan Fleen.
Reprints:
  • from Dickie Dare newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing story.

["Whew! This backwoods life is getting me down, chums!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Scorchy Smith
Synopsis:
A supply plane brings a goat to Scorchy's island base.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing story.

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

Pen Pal Page / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
?; typeset

Indexer Notes

List of names, ages, and addresses of those wishing to have pen pals. Hand-drawn logo.

["Oh, here we are at last..."] (Table of Contents: 15)

Oaky Doaks / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; historical
Characters:
Oaky Doaks; Nellie (horse); Sir Slick de Bonair (villain); King Arthur; Princess Elaine
Synopsis:
Princess Elaine has to decide whether Oaky or Sir Slick will be her new boyfriend.
Reprints:
  • from Oaky Doaks newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing story.

["Holy smoke! Another one!"] (Table of Contents: 16)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Napoleon (dog); Uncle Elby
Synopsis:
Uncle Elby has to pick up Napoleon's bones before he can mow the grass.
Reprints:
  • from Napoleon newspaper strip.

Pimples Cleared, Blackheads Checked (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Kleerex Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I will show you how to learn radio... (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Choose Your Prize (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  2. 1. [Ball of Yarn]
    Napoleon
  3. 2. ["Great! With Doc's brains and our handsome faces, we can't fail!"]
    Buck Rogers
  4. 3. ["Nifty is in for a surprise."]
    Invisible Scarlet O'Neil
  5. 4. Eight Minutes to Live
  6. 5. ["Miss Cindy Lou! Wahoo wantum have pow-wow with you!"]
    Chief Wahoo and Steve Roper
  7. 6. ["Confound you, Napoleon!"]
    Napoleon
  8. 7. ["Don't stand there! You saw that pup run off with the baby's toy."]
    Napoleon
  9. 8. [Using elephant as fire hose at fire]
    "Pepsi" The Pepsi-Cola Cop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Let's Get Into a Huddle
  12. 11. ["Blot Fun"]
    Funland Everybody's Playmate
  13. 12. ["Let's look down from above on the Mexican Countryside--"]
    Dickie Dare
  14. 13. ["Whew! This backwoods life is getting me down, chums!"]
    Scorchy Smith
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Pen Pal Page
  16. 15. ["Oh, here we are at last..."]
    Oaky Doaks
  17. 16. ["Holy smoke! Another one!"]
    Napoleon
  18. 17. Pimples Cleared, Blackheads Checked
    Kleerex Co.
  19. 18. I will show you how to learn radio...
    National Radio Institute
  20. 19. Choose Your Prize
    American Specialty Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gregory Fischer
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