(May 1947)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Famous Funnies, Inc.
Brand:
This Is a Famous Funnies Publication
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

Printed in the U.S.A. by Eastern Color Printing Co.
Advertising representatives Gilman, Nicoll & Ruthman of New York, New York.


["You're Out!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sir Oaky Doaks; Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Keywords:
baseball

Wanted! Skinny Weaklings to Become He-Men (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["But....Buck! Maybe we'll never see him again!"] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Buck Rogers; Buddy Deering; Lizard Wizard; Vacuum-Cup Men; Dr. Niarb
Reprints:
  • from Buck Rogers Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1944-07-02 [Parchment of the Golden Crescent storyline, Part 2: Treasure Hunting on Llore, unmarked but strip number 144.]

Indexer Notes

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

["Scarlet a killer!! It is difficult for me to examine that possibility with impartial judgment."] (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:
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters:
Scarlet O'Neil; Sandy Randall (Cary); Marge; Detective Molan; unnamed teenage boy; slum district killer
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.

Stable Mate (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama
Characters:
Don Burke; Rex (a horse); unnamed female horse thief; William Burke (Don's father); King (a horse); Judge Connally

["Surely, Mrs. Roper, you were joking when you said Steve was going to marry that Indian Girl!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Steve Roper; Mrs. Roper (Steve's mother); Mr. Roper (Steve's father); Gloria Van Debb; Minnie-Ha-Cha; Big Chief Wahoo
Reprints:
  • from Steve Roper and Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate) 1946-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to have been enlarged to fit the pages.

[Elby's Pumpkin Nightmare] (Table of Contents: 6)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to have been enlarged to fit the pages.

["Do you want some cookies, Mister?"] (Table of Contents: 7)

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; unnamed girl; unnamed rich man
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.

["You hang his portrait while I make up his bed."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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; Uncle Watercress
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.

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

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. Also promoted the Summer issue of Fashion magazine.

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Part promo of other titles, part "Out of the Mail Bag" promoting pen pal exchanges.

Mentions Jingle Jangle Comics (Eastern, 1942 series) #27 (June 1947) will be on sale on April 23 (1947), Heroic Comics (Eastern, 1943 series) #42 (May 1947) was already on sale, and next issue of Famous Funnies (Eastern, 1934 series) #155 (June 1947) would be on sale May 16, 1947.

["The entire bodies of two rabbits..."] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Indexer Notes

Puzzle and activity page.

["Hand me that gat."] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
Odin Burvik
Pencils:
Odin Burvik [as Odin]
Inks:
Odin Burvik [as Odin]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Odin Burvik

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Dickie Dare [Super-Dickie]; Hijacker boss; Andy; "Lips" O'Toole; Cap'n Wilson
Reprints:
  • from Dickie Dare Sunday (AP Newsfeatures) 1946-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to have been enlarged to fit the pages.

["With the missing pilot, Danny's jacket as a clue..."] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
Frank Robbins
Pencils:
Frank Robbins
Inks:
Frank Robbins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Scorchy Smith; Danny; Sanders (henchman); Manda Lynne; masked gang leader; Pete (henchman)
Reprints:
  • from Scorchy Smith Sunday (AP Newsfeatures) 194X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to have been enlarged to fit the pages.

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

The Pen Pal Page / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

["Good morning, Mr. Mort!"] (Table of Contents: 15)

Oaky Doaks / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
William McCleery [as R. B. Fuller]
Pencils:
Ralph Fuller [as R. B. Fuller]
Inks:
Ralph Fuller [as R. B. Fuller]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; historical
Characters:
Sir Oaky Doaks; Mort [High Executioner]; King Arthur
Reprints:
  • from Oaky Doaks Sunday (AP Newsfeatures) 194X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to have been enlarged to fit the pages.

["Gee, Nellie, I bet King Arthur would like it if I could get him a deer or a wild boar!"] (Table of Contents: 16)

Oaky Doaks / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
William McCleery [as R. B. Fuller]
Pencils:
Ralph Fuller [as R. B. Fuller]
Inks:
Ralph Fuller [as R. B. Fuller]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; historical
Characters:
Sir Oaky Doaks; Nellie; Morgana Le Fey
Reprints:
  • from Oaky Doaks Sunday (AP Newsfeatures) 194X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to have been enlarged to fit the pages.

["Gosh all hemlock! It's Morgan Le Fey!"] (Table of Contents: 17)

Oaky Doaks / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
William McCleery [as R. B. Fuller]
Pencils:
Ralph Fuller [as R. B. Fuller]
Inks:
Ralph Fuller [as R. B. Fuller]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; historical
Characters:
Sir Oaky Doaks; Morgana Le Fey; Merlin
Reprints:
  • from Oaky Doaks Sunday (AP Newsfeatures) 194X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to have been enlarged to fit the pages.

["Willie's Wild Animal Circus"] (Table of Contents: 18)

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; 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.

Find Out What Every Boy Should Know! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

When a Slip Meant Death (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Fisk Bike Tire / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

This Easy Way Teaches Piano Without Sheet Music (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You're Out!"]
  2. 1. Wanted! Skinny Weaklings to Become He-Men
  3. 2. ["But....Buck! Maybe we'll never see him again!"]
    Buck Rogers
  4. 3. ["Scarlet a killer!! It is difficult for me to examine that possibility with impartial judgment."]
    Invisible Scarlet O'Neil
  5. 4. Stable Mate
  6. 5. ["Surely, Mrs. Roper, you were joking when you said Steve was going to marry that Indian Girl!"]
    Steve Roper and Wahoo
  7. 6. [Elby's Pumpkin Nightmare]
    Napoleon
  8. 7. ["Do you want some cookies, Mister?"]
    Napoleon
  9. 8. ["You hang his portrait while I make up his bed."]
    Napoleon
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Let's Get into a Huddle
  12. 11. ["The entire bodies of two rabbits..."]
    Funland Everybody's Playmate
  13. 12. ["Hand me that gat."]
    Dickie Dare
  14. 13. ["With the missing pilot, Danny's jacket as a clue..."]
    Scorchy Smith
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The Pen Pal Page
  16. 15. ["Good morning, Mr. Mort!"]
    Oaky Doaks
  17. 16. ["Gee, Nellie, I bet King Arthur would like it if I could get him a deer or a wild boar!"]
    Oaky Doaks
  18. 17. ["Gosh all hemlock! It's Morgan Le Fey!"]
    Oaky Doaks
  19. 18. ["Willie's Wild Animal Circus"]
    Napoleon
  20. 19. Find Out What Every Boy Should Know!
  21. 20. When a Slip Meant Death
    Fisk Bike Tire
  22. 21. This Easy Way Teaches Piano Without Sheet Music
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