(July 1940)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-06-14
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, Connecticut.
Editorial and circulation offices, 50 Church Street, New York, New York.
General office, 61 Leavenworth Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.
Advertising representatives, Gilman, Nicholl and Ruthmann of New York, New York.

On sale date from the text feature "Let's Get Into a Huddle" in Famous Funnies (Eastern Color, 1934 series) #71 (June 1940).

Further details needed on the Buck Rogers feature in this issue (as of 10 September 2017).


The Nation's Comic Monthly (Table of Contents)

Jitter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Suiting Himself (Table of Contents: 2)

The Gay Thirties / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Hank Barrow (signed)
Pencils
Hank Barrow (signed)
Inks
Hank Barrow (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Hank Barrow ?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from The Gay Thirties daily (AP Newsfeatures) 193X-XX-XX

Free! 5 Airplanes! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.1 page (report information)

Getting the Air (Table of Contents: 4)

The Gay Thirties / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Hank Barrow (signed)
Pencils
Hank Barrow (signed)
Inks
Hank Barrow (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Hank Barrow ?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from The Gay Thirties daily (AP Newsfeatures) 193X-XX-XX

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Goofie Gags / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Pencils
Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Inks
Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Victor E. Pazmiño ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't be afraid! It's only a little one!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Four gag cartoons.

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

Artistic Artie / activity / 0.1 page (report information)

Script
M. E. Brady
Pencils
M. E. Brady
Inks
M. E. Brady
Colors
?
Letters
M. E. Brady

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you add the finishing touches...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Artistic Artie Sunday (Brooklyn Eagle) 192X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Artistic Artie is a topper to Butty and Fatty comic strip listed in the next sequence.

Activity panel inviting the reader to finish the drawing.

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

Butty and Fatty / comic story / 0.9 page (report information)

Script
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Pencils
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Inks
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
M. E. Brady ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Buzz z buz-z buz-z" "Z-z-z z-z-z r
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Butty; Fatty
Reprints
  • from Butty and Fatty Sunday (Brooklyn Eagle) 192X-XX-XX

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Paul Powell (credited)
Pencils
Kemp Starrett ?
Inks
Kemp Starrett ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you tell me why there's such a rush?
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Roy Powers dailies (Ledger Syndicate) 1939-03-22 [Second panel trimmed.], 1939-03-23 [Fourth panel trimmed.], 1939-03-24 [Third and fourth panels trimmed.], 1939-03-25 [Fourth panel trimmed.], 1939-03-27 [First panel dropped, fourth panel slightly enlarged.], 1939-03-28 [First panel dropped.], 1939-03-29 [Third panel trimmed.], 1939-03-30 [First and fourth panel trimmed.], 1939-03-31 [Third panel trimmed.], 1939-04-01 [Fourth panel trimmed.], 1939-04-03 [First panel top part expanded.], 1939-04-04 [Fourth panel trimmed.], 1939-04-05 [Fourth panel trimmed.], 1939-04-06 [Fourth panel trimmed.], 1939-04-07 [First panel dropped.], 1939-04-08 [Fourth panel trimmed.]

Bigger and Better Than Ever (Table of Contents: 9)

Let's Get Into a Huddle / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Promotional page for Famous Funnies and letter snippets.

Letter snippets from: Barbara Jean Ligget (Middletown, Ohio), and The Pen Pal Gang (Berkeley, California).

Cavaliers and Roundheads (Table of Contents: 10)

High Lights 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
J. Carroll Mansfield ?

Genre
non-fiction; history
Reprints
  • from High Lights of History Sunday (The Bell Newspaper Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX

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

Skyroads / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where at is the plane?
Genre
aviation
Reprints
  • from Skyroads dailies (John F. Dille Co.) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Last panel of each daily strip includes "Wing Tips", short factoids about flying.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope I have every dance with you tonight!
Genre
adventure; humor
Reprints
  • from Hairbreadth Harry Sundays (Ledger Syndicate) 193x-xx-xx

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

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

Script
F. O. Alexander [as A] (signed)
Pencils
F. O. Alexander [as A] (signed)
Inks
F. O. Alexander [as A] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
F. O. Alexander ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Homer, can you come right over?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from High-Gear Homer Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

High-Gear Homer is a topper (footer) to the Hairbreadth Harry comic strip listed in the previous sequence.

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

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Service) 1939-03-XX - 1939-04-XX ? [Part of the "Captured by Tigermen" or "The Island of Doom" storylines, the second part of the longer "Martian Invasion of Earth" story arc, story number S26.]

Keep Out (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
Arthur Poinier ?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints
  • from Jitter Sunday (A. A. Kelleher) 193X-XX-XX
Keywords
wordless comic

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

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

Script
Edwin Balmer (credited); Philip Wylie (credited)
Pencils
Marvin Bradley (signed)
Inks
Marvin Bradley (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Speed Spaulding - college half-back - was calling on Ann Pendon...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Speed Spaulding; Ann Pendon; Professor Pendon; Lieutenant Rex Dean; Torpedo; Spider; Secret Seven (two unnamed scientists); The President (unnamed)
Reprints
  • From Speed Spaulding Sunday (John F. Dille) 1940-01-14 - 1940-02-04 [Speed Spaulding logo edited out of first panel on each Sunday strip reprinted and replaced with banner logo on top of the page. Tabloid format reprinted, four rows of three panels. Half newspaper comic size on had three rows of four panels. Top two panels for 1940-01-21 and 1940-02-04 strips were made taller.]

Indexer Notes

First reprints of Speed Spaulding in comic books, reprinting the first comic strips published.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's Go, Norcross!
Genre
adventure; children
Reprints
  • from Dickie Dare dailies (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1936-12-21 [Second panel trimmed, third panel dropped.], 1936-12-22 [Fourth panel dropped.], 1936-12-23 [Dialogue simplified.], 1936-12-24 [Second panel trimmed on page 1 and continued over onto page 2 of story. Fourth panel trimmed.], 1936-12-26 [Dialogue simplified, fourth panel dropped.], 1936-12-28 [Dialogue simplified, first panel dropped, third panel trimmed.], 1936-12-29 [Dialogue simplified.], 1936-12-30 [Dialogue simplified, first panel trimmed, second panel dropped.], 1936-12-31 [Dialogue simplified, first panel trimmed, second through fourth panels dropped.], 1937-01-01 [Dialogue simplified, added dialogue panel.], 1937-01-02 [second and fourth panels dropped.], 1937-01-04 [First panel only used.], 1937-01-05 [Dialogue simplified, first panel trimmed, third panel dropped.], 1937-01-06 [Dialogue simplified, third panel trimmed.], 1937-01-07 [Dialogue simplified, second panel trimmed, fourth panel dropped.], 1937-01-08 [Dialogue simplified, third panel dropped.]

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

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

Script
Mel Graff (signed)
Pencils
Mel Graff (signed)
Inks
Mel Graff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Mel Graff ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rark rark!
Genre
adventure; humor; animal
Reprints
  • from The Adventures of Patsy dailies (AP Newsfeatures [Assocated Press]) 1935-XX-XX - 1935-XX-XX ?

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles McBride (signed)
Pencils
Charles McBride (signed)
Inks
Charles McBride (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Charles McBride ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Confound that dog!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features [Arthur J. Lefave]) 193X-XX-XX

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

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So the magic carpet sailed over Bagdad...
Genre
humor
Characters
Minnie Ha-Cha; Big Chief Wahoo; Rajah of Raz-Mah-Taz; Rajah's slaves
Reprints
  • from Chief Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate) 1938-04-24 [Belly dancers in title logo panel dancing with Wahoo were edited out of the reprint.]
Keywords
dream sequence

Indexer Notes

Last panel includes a scale up design for a lawn ornament cut out called "Chief Wahoo's Jig-Saw Do-Jiggers".

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

Penpal Page / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This flat slowed me up for half an hour!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features [Arthur J. Lefave]) 193X-XX-XX

Hi Fellers! Join Today! (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
William McCleery [as RB Fuller] (signed)
Pencils
Ralph Briggs Fuller [as RB Fuller] (signed)
Inks
Ralph Briggs Fuller [as RB Fuller] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where are we going Mr. Doaks?
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; historical
Reprints
  • from Oaky Doaks dailies (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1937-10-12 [Second through third panels only.], 1937-10-13, 1937-10-14 [Last panel widened.], 1937-10-15 [Third panel dropped], 1937-10-16, 1937-10-18 [First panel dropped.], 1937-10-19 [Last panel widened.], 1937-10-20 [Third panel dropped.], 1937-10-21, 1937-10-22 [Third panel trimmed.], 1937-10-23, 1937-10-25 [Last panel trimmed.], 1937-10-26, 1937-10-27 [Last panel dropped.], 1937-10-28 - 1937-10-29

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

Seaweed Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Pencils
Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Inks
Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Victor E. Pazmiño ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon Tiny, let's shoot some rockets and fire crackers!
Genre
humor

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

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wahoo, take your nephew out in the park...
Genre
humor
Characters
Big Chief Wahoo; Minnie Ha-Cha; Wah-Wah (nephew)
Reprints
  • from Chief Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate) 1938-04-03

Indexer Notes

Last panel is called "Indian Slango" listing period gags on Native American slang. Dialogue edited out of the reprint at the bottom of the "Indian Slango" panel.

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

Olly of the Movies / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Julian Ollendorf (signed)
Pencils
Julian Ollendorf (signed)
Inks
Julian Ollendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Julian Ollendorf ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A ransom note?
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Olly of the Movies dailies (McNaught Syndicate) 1936-08-15, 1936-08-17 - 1936-08-22, 1936-08-24 [Dialogue simplified on all of reprinted strips.]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Scorchy Smith / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Noel Sickles (signed)
Pencils
Noel Sickles (signed)
Inks
Noel Sickles (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Noel Sickles ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The reporters and news-reel men are completely won over by Mickey...
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Scorchy Smith dailies (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1936-02-10 - 1936-02-13, 1936-02-14 [Panels three and four are trimmed.], 1936-02-15 [Second and fourth panels trimmed.], 1936-02-17 [First dialogue panel dropped, second panel only used.] [Dialogue simplified on all strip reprints.]

Vacation Daze Romance (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
A. E. Hayward (signed)
Pencils
A. E. Hayward (signed)
Inks
A. E. Hayward (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
A. E. Hayward ?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Somebody's Stenog Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX ?

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue, "Mame you can hear th'great outdoors calling!"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
A. E. Hayward [as AEH] (signed)
Pencils
A. E. Hayward [as AEH] (signed)
Inks
A. E. Hayward [as AEH] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
A. E. Hayward ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you want a trailer so badly - you shall have one!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from The Back-Seat Driver Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

The Back-Seat Driver is a topper (footer) to the Somebody's Stenog comic strip listed in the previous sequence.

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

Lightnin' and the Lone Rider / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Farrell
Pencils
Frank Robbins; Jack Kirby [as Lance Kirby] (signed)
Inks
Frank Robbins; Jack Kirby [as Lance Kirby] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Kirby

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you're with those foolish ones
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lone Rider [Jim Larrimore]; The Panther (villain); Ramon (henchman); Luis (henchman); Reggie Van Smyth
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprints Robbins material, which is the last of the comic strip reprints. Story is continued with new material by Kirby.

Inker credit from Craig Delich.

Reprint information from the Stripper's Guide blog (http://strippersguide.blogspot.com/2017_09_24_archive.html, retrieved 27 September 2017) based from research by Allan Holtz and Jeffrey Lindenblatt.

The Senate's Adventurer (Table of Contents: 32)

Above the Crowd / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Senator Hiram Bingham
Reprints
  • from Above the Crowd daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 193X-XX-XX

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This may look funny - but it saves gasoline!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby; Mr. Jones
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features [Arthur J. Lefave]) 193X-XX-XX

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well Wahoo, How do you like your new job
Genre
humor
Characters
Big Chief Wahoo; Minnie Ha-Cha; unnamed poor kids; unnamed rich kids; Ammonia; Madam Zeemore; Oscar the Octopus
Reprints
  • from Big Chief Wahoo Sunday (Publishers Syndicate) 1938-07-10 [reprinted from tabloid format, four rows of three panels. Half-page comic page format is three rows of four panels.)

Indexer Notes

Last panel includes an Oscar the Octopus gag panel.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Roy L. Williams (credited)
Inks
Roy L. Williams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Roy L. Williams ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And I don't want to be seen talking to anyone!
Genre
adventure; children
Reprints
  • from Babe Bunting dailies (Ledger Syndicate) 1936-11-21 [First panel dropped. Some papers printed strip on 1936-11-20.], 1936-11-23 - 1936-11-27 [Dialogue simplified on many strips.]

Professional Advice! (Table of Contents: 36)

Mescal Ike / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Chicago Daily News or Associated Newspapers ?) 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Mescal Ike logo above this strip.

A Desperado-By Choice! (Table of Contents: 37)

Mescal Ike / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Chicago Daily News or Associated Newspapers ?) 193X-XX-XX

What-No Dessert? (Table of Contents: 38)

Mescal Ike / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Chicago Daily News or Associated Newspapers ?) 193X-XX-XX

Rain, Rain, Go Away! (Table of Contents: 39)

Mescal Ike / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Chicago Daily News or Associated Newspapers ?) 193X-XX-XX

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

Connie / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy's decided to take a cottage at some lake!
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Connie Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 1935-XX-XX ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

The Wet Blanket / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doctor, that reducing diet you gave me is the bunk!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from The Wet Blanket Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 1935-XX-XX ?

Indexer Notes

The Wet Blanket is a topper (footer) to Connie comic strip listed in the previous sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Leave it to Joe - the umpire use to be a school teacher...
Genre
humor
Characters
Squeaky
Reprints
  • from Life's Like That Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Six gag cartoons two of which feature a boy named Squeaky.

Campaign, Tennessee; Promise, Oregon; Windy, West Virginia; Sugar, Idaho (Table of Contents: 43)

There's a Town / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Pencils
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Inks
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
M. E. Brady ?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Those credited for "discovering" these towns in their submission are: Loyd Anderson (San Ramon, California), Phyllis Penley (Asheville, North Carolina), Thomas Kitsch (Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania), James Asendorf (Jacksonville, Florida), Barbara Green (Camp Hill, Pennsylvania), Myron Nathan (Bronx, New York), and Joan Baxter (San Bernardino, California).

Jane A. Whipple (Malone, New York) received credit for the suggestion of the “Picture Places” drawing within this feature.

Long Live the King (Table of Contents: 44)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Eva Hanks Lycan
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
drama
Characters
Alfred Harding; Ben Harding; King (dog); Mrs. Harding; Mr. Heath; Mrs. Heath; Eddie Heath; Hank Grenlow
Synopsis
The Harding's dog King is suspected of killing Mr. Heath's sheep. However, when King helps in the locating of Mr. Heath's missing son, Eddie, Mr. Heath knows it was not him.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

Homer Hoopee / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Locher (signed)
Pencils
Fred Locher (signed)
Inks
Fred Locher (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Fred Locher ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How is the Boss, Doctor?
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Homer Hoopee dailies (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1936-01-07 - 1936-01-11, 1936-01-13, 1936-01-14 [First panel only.]

"Farmer Jones can't find the animal thief..." (Table of Contents: 46)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • Reprints Funland Sunday (United Feature Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Puzzle and activity page.

Piano Concert (Table of Contents: 47)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; animal
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features [Arthur J. Lefave]) 19XX-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue, "You're going to sit right there and practice til your teacher comes!".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

Magic Made Easy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stephen Douglas [as S. D.] (signed)
Pencils
Stephen Douglas [as S. D.] (signed)
Inks
Stephen Douglas [as S. D.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Stephen Douglas ?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arriving coin
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Activity page of magic tricks.

Hey Fellows... Here It Is!! (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

Big Shot Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Ready The Sensational New Daisy 1000-Shot Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine (Table of Contents: 50) (Expand) /

Red Ryder; Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Nation's Comic Monthly
    Jitter
  2. 1. Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics
    Hydroman
  3. 2. Suiting Himself
    The Gay Thirties
  4. 3. Free! 5 Airplanes!
  5. 4. Getting the Air
    The Gay Thirties
  6. 5. ["Don't be afraid! It's only a little one!"]
    Goofie Gags
  7. 6. ["Can you add the finishing touches..."]
    Artistic Artie
  8. 7. ["Buzz z buz-z buz-z" "Z-z-z z-z-z r"]
    Butty and Fatty
  9. 8. ["Can you tell me why there's such a rush?"]
    Roy Powers
  10. 9. Bigger and Better Than Ever
    Let's Get Into a Huddle
  11. 10. Cavaliers and Roundheads
    High Lights of History
  12. 11. ["Where at is the plane?"]
    Skyroads
  13. 12. ["I hope I have every dance with you tonight!"]
    Hairbreadth Harry
  14. 13. ["Homer, can you come right over?"]
    High-Gear Homer
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Buck Rogers
  16. 15. Keep Out
    Jitter
  17. 16. ["Speed Spaulding - college half-back - was calling on Ann Pendon..."]
    Speed Spaulding
  18. 17. ["Let's Go, Norcross!"]
    Dickie Dare
  19. 18. ["Rark rark!"]
    The Adventures of Patsy
  20. 19. ["Confound that dog!"]
    Napoleon
  21. 20. ["So the magic carpet sailed over Bagdad..."]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Penpal Page
  23. 22. ["This flat slowed me up for half an hour!"]
    Napoleon
  24. 23. Hi Fellers! Join Today!
    Buck Rogers Solar Scouts
  25. 24. ["Where are we going Mr. Doaks?"]
    Oaky Doaks
  26. 25. ["C'mon Tiny, let's shoot some rockets and fire crackers!"]
    Seaweed Sam
  27. 26. ["Wahoo, take your nephew out in the park..."]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  28. 27. ["A ransom note?"]
    Olly of the Movies
  29. 28. ["The reporters and news-reel men are completely won over by Mickey..."]
    Scorchy Smith
  30. 29. Vacation Daze Romance
    Somebody's Stenog
  31. 30. ["If you want a trailer so badly - you shall have one!"]
    The Back-Seat Driver
  32. 31. ["So you're with those foolish ones"]
    Lightnin' and the Lone Rider
  33. 32. The Senate's Adventurer
    Above the Crowd
  34. 33. ["This may look funny - but it saves gasoline!"]
    Napoleon
  35. 34. ["Well Wahoo, How do you like your new job"]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  36. 35. ["And I don't want to be seen talking to anyone!"]
    Babe Bunting
  37. 36. Professional Advice!
    Mescal Ike
  38. 37. A Desperado-By Choice!
    Mescal Ike
  39. 38. What-No Dessert?
    Mescal Ike
  40. 39. Rain, Rain, Go Away!
    Mescal Ike
  41. 40. ["Daddy's decided to take a cottage at some lake!"]
    Connie
  42. 41. ["Doctor, that reducing diet you gave me is the bunk!"]
    The Wet Blanket
  43. 42. ["Leave it to Joe - the umpire use to be a school teacher..."]
    Life's Like That
  44. 43. Campaign, Tennessee; Promise, Oregon; Windy, West Virginia; Sugar, Idaho
    There's a Town
  45. 44. Long Live the King
  46. 45. ["How is the Boss, Doctor?"]
    Homer Hoopee
  47. 46. "Farmer Jones can't find the animal thief..."
    Funland Everybody's Playmate
  48. 47. Piano Concert
    Napoleon
  49. 48. ["Arriving coin"]
    Magic Made Easy
  50. 49. Hey Fellows... Here It Is!!
    Big Shot Comics
  51. 50. Ready The Sensational New Daisy 1000-Shot Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine
    Red Ryder; Daisy Manufacturing Company
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