(August 1941)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1941-07-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Famous Funnies, Inc.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Much of the content of this comic consists of newspaper strip reprints, either Sunday or daily pages, reformatted to fit the comic book page. The dates of publication of these strips have been removed from the originals.

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

Eagle Scout - Roy Powers Zooms to the Rescue (Table of Contents)

Roy Powers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Everett (signed as Everett)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed as Everett)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; adventure; children; detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Powers
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit added by Craig Delich 2013-10-13, verified by Blake Bell in The Bill Everett Archives #2.

Mutiny (Table of Contents: 1)

The Gay Thirties / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Hank Barrow (credited, signed as Barrow)
Pencils
Hank Barrow (credited, signed as Barrow)
Inks
Hank Barrow (credited, signed as Barrow)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from The Gay Thirties daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press])

Indexer Notes

Two unrelated daily gag panels.

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

Frankie Future / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Pencils
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Inks
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Frankie took an overdose of anti-gravity pills...
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Frankie Future

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now let's see how smart you are...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Willie
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

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

Invisible Scarlet O'Neil / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But who would want to see me, Cecelia?
Genre
superhero; adventure; detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Invisible Scarlet O'Neil; Cecelia; Spike; Brenda; Hershel Mandy
Reprints
  • from Invisible Scarlet O'Neil daily (The Chicago Times) 1940-08-xx - 1940-08-xx

Let's Get Into a Huddle (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
H. G. Peter (1 panel)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

publisher's news

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Skyroads / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Russell Keaton (signed)
Pencils
Russell Keaton (signed)
Inks
Russell Keaton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An airplane made these tracks!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Lt. Clipper Williams; Tommy Hughes; Mary Lou Hughes; Scarlett; Lovejoy; Billy Hill; Prince Sin
Reprints
  • from Skyroads daily (John F. Dille Co.) 1938-02-xx - 1938-02-xx

Skanderbeg (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Feature Logo
High Lights of History
Genre
historical; non-fiction; history
Characters
Skanderbeg
Reprints
  • from High Lights of History Sunday (The Bell Syndicate)

Good Fishing 400 Miles (Table of Contents: 8)

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
?

Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)
Keywords
pantomime; wordless comic

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

Buck Rogers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Calkins
Pencils
Dick Calkins
Inks
Dick Calkins
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! The ship has nosed down into a spin!
Genre
science fiction; adventure; science fiction
Characters
Buddy Deering; Princess Alura
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers Sunday (John F. Dille Co.) 1940-02-11 - 1940-03-04 [Sunday Story 26 - "Martian Invasion of Earth - Part 3 - Flight of the Ghost Ship" - strips #516 - #519]

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

Jitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arthur Poinier
Pencils
Arthur Poinier
Inks
Arthur Poinier
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jitter takes to starboat racing like an old salt!
Genre
humor; humor; animal
Characters
Jitter
Reprints
  • from Jitter Sunday (A. A. Kelleher Syndicate)

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

Speed Spaulding / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marvin Bradley (signed)
Inks
Marvin Bradley (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The mob's seen us!
Genre
science fiction; adventure; science fiction
Characters
Speed Spaulding; Goldie; Lt. Rex Dean; Spike; One-Eye
Reprints
  • from Speed Spaulding Sunday (John F. Dille Co.) 1940-09-23 - 1940-10-xx

Indexer Notes

Edwin Balmer; Philip Wylie (credited, original authors of book, but probably syndicate-authored)

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

Dickie Dare / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We have urgent business in Port Au Prince!
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Dickie Dare; Dan Flynn; Dr. Henry Murdock; Andy; O'Donnell; Connery
Reprints
  • from Dickie Dare daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1937-07-xx - 1937-07-xx

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

Scorchy Smith / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Noel Sickles (signed as N S)
Pencils
Noel Sickles (signed as N S)
Inks
Noel Sickles (signed as N S)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Scorchy, disguised, heads the cart toward the gate--
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Scorchy Smith; Himmelstoss; Mickey Lafarge; Phyllis Johnson
Reprints
  • from Scorchy Smith daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1936-06-xx - 1936-06-xx

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

Pen Pals / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

reader's names list

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

Babe Bunting / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roy L. Williams
Pencils
Roy L. Williams
Inks
Roy L. Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There is an air of mystery about the Gorum farm
Genre
adventure; children; drama; children
Characters
Dorothy "Babe" Bunting; Benjy Boles; Aunt Jane Gorum; Eben Gorum; Peggy Allenby
Reprints
  • from Babe Bunting daily (The Ledger Syndicate) 1937-03-xx - 1937-03-xx

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

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
For those who've come in late...
Genre
adventure; humor; historical
Characters
Sir Oaky Doaks; King Cedric; Mervin the Chancellor; The Emperor; Amy Zona
Reprints
  • from Oaky Doaks daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1938-05-12 - 1938-06-02

Indexer Notes

Script previously credited to Ralph Briggs Fuller, but William McCleery was the author from its beginning in 1935 to 1961.

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

Roy Powers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Powell (credited)
Pencils
Frank Godwin
Inks
Frank Godwin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How can we use it, even if it works?
Genre
adventure; teen; adventure; children; detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Powers; Chunky
Reprints
  • from Roy Powers daily (The Ledger Syndicate) 1939-10-xx - 1939-11-xx

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

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To save "Lucky," Crown Prince of Sylvania...
Genre
humor
Characters
Big Chief Wahoo; Prince "Lucky" Michael of Sylvania; Princess Minnie-Ha-Cha; Rain-Crow
Reprints
  • from Big Chief Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate)

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

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
Listen, Chief! Skip's telling the truth!
Genre
drama; drama; humor
Characters
Olive Lane; Skip Allen; Abe "A.G." Ginsberg; The Claw; Pete
Reprints
  • from Olly of the Movies daily (The McNaught Syndicate) 1937-01-xx - 1937-01-xx

Old Flint Heart (Table of Contents: 20)

Somebody's Stenog / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Sam Nichols (credited, signed as A. E. Hayward)
Pencils
Sam Nichols (credited, signed as A. E. Hayward)
Inks
Sam Nichols (credited, signed as A. E. Hayward)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; drama; humor
Characters
Sam Smithers; Cam O'Flage; Mame Doodle
Reprints
  • from Somebody's Stenog Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier is “The Back-Seat Driver”, by the same creator.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

The Back-Seat Driver / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Sam Nichols
Pencils
Sam Nichols
Inks
Sam Nichols
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're not holding your hands right!
Genre
humor
Characters
John Smith; Mary Smith (both unnamed here)
Reprints
  • from Somebody's Stenog Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of the "Somebody's Stenog" Sunday page, by the same creator.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

The Adventures of Patsy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Raab (signed as Mel Graff)
Pencils
Charles Raab (signed as Mel Graff)
Inks
Charles Raab (signed as Mel Graff)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An' so - here I am!
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Patsy Cardigan; Jeffersey Gaylord
Reprints
  • from The Adventures of Pasty daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press])

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Seaweed Sam the Rhyming Rover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Pencils
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Inks
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here we are at the bottom of the ocean with Sam!
Genre
humor
Characters
Seaweed Sam; Davy Jones

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Napoleon's house needs paint!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Connie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Godwin (credited)
Pencils
Frank Godwin (credited)
Inks
Frank Godwin (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While Connie was being shown the wonders of 2941 A.D.--
Genre
science fiction; adventure
Characters
Connie Kurridge; Londi; Jack Brown; Dr. Chrono; Ko Lin; Prof. Tragnon
Reprints
  • from Connie Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate) 1936-08-30 - 1936-09-13

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Hairbreadth Harry / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
F. O. Alexander (credited) (signed as Alexander)
Pencils
F. O. Alexander (credited) (signed as Alexander)
Inks
F. O. Alexander (credited) (signed as Alexander)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's hangin' if we're caught rustlin'!
Genre
adventure; adventure; drama; humor
Characters
Harry Hollingsworth; Rudolph Rassendale (villain); Belinda Blinks
Reprints
  • from Hairbreadth Harry Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier is "High-Gear Homer", by the same creator.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

High-Gear Homer / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
F. O. Alexander
Pencils
F. O. Alexander
Inks
F. O. Alexander
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I got sick of it, Harvey!
Genre
humor
Characters
High-Gear Homer; Harvey
Reprints
  • from Hairbreadth Harry Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of the "Hairbreadth Harry" Sunday page, by the same creator.

Feud in the Forest (Table of Contents: 28)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George E. Magee (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Swen Swenson; Selby

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Life's Like That / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But if I go to bed without supper...
Genre
humor; humor; domestic; satire-parody
Reprints
  • from Life's Like That daily (Consolidated News Features)

Indexer Notes

Six unrelated daily gag panels.

Now It's His Turn to Burn! (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Mescal Ike; Miss Sally; Pa Piffle; Young ’un
Reprints
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Chicago Daily News or Associated Newspapers?)

Indexer Notes

Four daily strips:

#1 - Now It's His Turn to Burn!
#2 - Double Talk!
#3 - You Can't Pull the Wool Over His Eyes!
#4 - Here's One For Ripley!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Above the Crowd / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen (credited)
Pencils
Stookie Allen (credited)
Inks
Stookie Allen (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Trapped!
Genre
non-fiction; aviation; non-fiction; biography
Characters
Ensign Henry A. Tyburc

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Funland / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By golly, I told Willie and his pals...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Uncle Elby; Napoleon; Willie
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

[full-page ad for Dickie Dare #1] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

Dickie Dare / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[full-page ad for Buck Rogers #2] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

Buck Rogers / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Eagle Scout - Roy Powers Zooms to the Rescue
    Roy Powers
  2. 1. Mutiny
    The Gay Thirties
  3. 2. ["Frankie took an overdose of anti-gravity pills..."]
    Frankie Future
  4. 3. ["Now let's see how smart you are..."]
    Napoleon
  5. 4. ["But who would want to see me, Cecelia?"]
    Invisible Scarlet O'Neil
  6. 5. Let's Get Into a Huddle
  7. 6. ["An airplane made these tracks!"]
    Skyroads
  8. 7. Skanderbeg
    Highlights of History
  9. 8. Good Fishing 400 Miles
    Napoleon
  10. 9. ["Look! The ship has nosed down into a spin!"]
    Buck Rogers
  11. 10. ["Jitter takes to starboat racing like an old salt!"]
    Jitter
  12. 11. ["The mob's seen us!"]
    Speed Spaulding
  13. 12. ["We have urgent business in Port Au Prince!"]
    Dickie Dare
  14. 13. ["Scorchy, disguised, heads the cart toward the gate--"]
    Scorchy Smith
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Pen Pals
  16. 15. ["There is an air of mystery about the Gorum farm"]
    Babe Bunting
  17. 16. ["For those who've come in late..."]
    Oaky Doaks
  18. 17. ["How can we use it, even if it works?"]
    Roy Powers
  19. 18. ["To save "Lucky," Crown Prince of Sylvania..."]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  20. 19. ["Listen, Chief! Skip's telling the truth!"]
    Olly of the Movies
  21. 20. Old Flint Heart
    Somebody's Stenog
  22. 21. ["You're not holding your hands right!"]
    The Back-Seat Driver
  23. 22. ["An' so - here I am!"]
    The Adventures of Patsy
  24. 23. ["Here we are at the bottom of the ocean with Sam!"]
    Seaweed Sam the Rhyming Rover
  25. 24. ["Napoleon's house needs paint!"]
    Napoleon
  26. 25. ["While Connie was being shown the wonders of 2941 A.D.--"]
    Connie
  27. 26. ["It's hangin' if we're caught rustlin'!"]
    Hairbreadth Harry
  28. 27. ["I got sick of it, Harvey!"]
    High-Gear Homer
  29. 28. Feud in the Forest
  30. 29. ["But if I go to bed without supper..."]
    Life's Like That
  31. 30. Now It's His Turn to Burn!
    Mescal Ike
  32. 31. ["Trapped!"]
    Above the Crowd
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Funland
  34. 33. ["By golly, I told Willie and his pals..."]
    Napoleon
  35. 34. [full-page ad for Dickie Dare #1]
    Dickie Dare
  36. 35. [full-page ad for Buck Rogers #2]
    Buck Rogers
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