(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)

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)

Pencils
Victor Pazmiño
Inks
Victor Pazmiño
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Jitter

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 (credited)
Pencils
Hank Barrow (credited)
Inks
Hank Barrow (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Hank Barrow ?

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

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
Pencils
Hank Barrow
Inks
Hank Barrow
Colors
?
Letters
Hank Barrow ?

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

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

Goofie Gags / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Pencils
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Inks
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
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 (signed as MEB)
Pencils
M. E. Brady (signed as MEB)
Inks
M. E. Brady (signed as MEB)
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
Frank Godwin
Inks
Frank Godwin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you tell me why there's such a rush?
Genre
adventure; teen; children; detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Powers; Chunky; Captain Conway; Olim Bhey
Reprints
  • from Roy Powers daily (The 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)

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
J. Carroll Mansfield ?

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

[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
adventure; aviation
Characters
Billy Hill; Freddie; Sally Young; Chang Foo; Clipper Williams
Reprints
  • from Skyroads daily (John F. Dille Co.)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope I have every dance with you tonight!
Genre
adventure; humor; drama
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: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Homer, can you come right over?
Genre
humor
Characters
High-Gear Homer
Reprints
  • from Hairbreadth Harry Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

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

[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; adventure
Characters
Buddy Deering; Princess Alura; Black Barney
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Service) 1939-02-12 to 1939-03-05 [Sunday Story 26 - "Martian Invasion of Earth - Part 1" - strips #464 - #467]

Keep Out (Table of Contents: 15)

Jitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arthur Poinier (credited)
Pencils
Arthur Poinier (credited)
Inks
Arthur Poinier (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Arthur Poinier ?

Genre
drama; animal; humor
Characters
Jitter
Reprints
  • from Jitter Sunday (A. A. Kelleher Syndicate)
Keywords
pantomime; wordless comic

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

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
Speed Spaulding - college half-back - was calling on Ann Pendon...
Genre
science fiction; adventure
Characters
Speed Spaulding; Ann Pendon; Professor Gale Pendon; Lieutenant Rex Dean; Torpedo; Spider; Secret Seven (two unnamed scientists); The President (unnamed)
Reprints
  • from Speed Spaulding Sunday (John F. Dille Co.) 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.

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's Go, Norcross!
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Dickie Dare; Dan Flynn; Kit Karson; Norcross
Reprints
  • from Dickie Dare daily (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
Charles Raab (signed as Mel Graff)
Pencils
Charles Raab (signed as Mel Graff)
Inks
Charles Raab (signed as Mel Graff)
Colors
?
Letters
Mel Graff ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rark rark!
Genre
adventure; humor; animal
Characters
Patsy Cardigan; Uncle Phil Cardigan;
Reprints
  • from The Adventures of Patsy daily (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
Clifford McBride (credited, signed)
Pencils
Clifford McBride (credited, signed)
Inks
Clifford McBride (credited, 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)

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

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 1 page (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
Elmer Woggon ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"So the magic carpet sailed over Bagdad..."
Genre
humor
Characters
Princess 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 (credited, signed)
Pencils
Clifford McBride (credited, signed)
Inks
Clifford McBride (credited, 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)

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
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
Where are we going Mr. Doaks?
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; historical; humor
Characters
Sir Oaky Doaks; Princess Osha; King Cedric; The Caliph of Badgag; General Ali Bar
Reprints
  • from Oaky Doaks daily (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 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
Victor E. Pazmiño ?

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

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

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

Script
Allen Saunders (credited as Saunders); 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
Elmer Woggon ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wahoo, take your nephew out in the park...
Genre
humor
Characters
Big Chief Wahoo; Princess 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 Ollendorff (signed as Ollendorff)
Pencils
Julian Ollendorff (signed as Ollendorff)
Inks
Julian Ollendorff (signed as Ollendorff)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A ransom note?
Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Olive Lane; Irma Hunkatin; Abe "A. G." Ginsberg; Ann; Reuben Hunkatin
Reprints
  • from Olly of the Movies daily (The 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; aviation
Characters
Scorchy Smith; Mickey Lafarge; Himmelstoss; M'sieu Ronique; Gus
Reprints
  • from Scorchy Smith daily (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
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
A. E. Hayward ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mame, you can hear th'great outdoors calling!
Genre
humor; drama
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: 30)

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

Script
Sam Nichols (signed as AEH)
Pencils
Sam Nichols (signed as AEH)
Inks
Sam Nichols (signed as AEH)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you want a trailer so badly - you shall have one!
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: 31)

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

Script
Bob Farrell
Pencils
Frank Robbins; Jack Kirby (signed as Lance Kirby)
Inks
Frank Robbins; Jack Kirby (signed as Lance Kirby)
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

The first page reprints Robbins material, which is the last of the comic strip reprints. Story is continued on the second page with new material by Kirby.

Inker credit from Craig Delich. Kirby letters on second page only.

Reprint information from the Stripper's Guide blog (http://strippersguide.blogspot.com/2017_09_24_archive.html, retrieved 27 September 2017) based on 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 (credited, signed)
Pencils
Stookie Allen (credited, signed)
Inks
Stookie Allen (credited, 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 (credited, signed)
Pencils
Clifford McBride (credited, signed)
Inks
Clifford McBride (credited, 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)

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

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 1 page (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
Elmer Woggon ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Wahoo, how do you like your new job?
Genre
humor
Characters
Big Chief Wahoo; Princess 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
Roy L. Williams (credited as Williams)
Pencils
Roy L. Williams (credited as Williams)
Inks
Roy L. Williams (credited as Williams)
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; drama
Characters
Dorothy "Babe" Bunting; Miss Tosy; Lawyer Hawks; Benjy Boles; Mrs. Crumpet
Reprints
  • from Babe Bunting daily (The 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, signed)
Pencils
Frank Godwin (credited, signed)
Inks
Frank Godwin (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Frank Godwin ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy's decided to take a cottage at some lake!
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Connie Kurridge; her father; Jack Brown
Reprints
  • from Connie Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate) 1935-XX-XX ?

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier is “The Wet Blanket”, by the same creator.

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

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

Script
Frank Godwin
Pencils
Frank Godwin
Inks
Frank Godwin
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
Fred Neher (credited)
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; domestic; satire-parody
Characters
Squeaky
Reprints
  • from Life's Like That Sunday (The Bell Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

Six daily 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 (signed as MEB)
Pencils
M. E. Brady (signed as MEB)
Inks
M. E. Brady (signed as MEB)
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 (credited)
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
Characters
Homer Hoopee; Miss Button
Reprints
  • from Homer Hoopee daily (AP Newsfeatures [Associated Press]) 1936-01-07 - 1936-01-11, 1936-01-13, 1936-01-14 [First panel only.]

[no title indexed] (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 ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Farmer Jones can't find the animal thief...
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 (credited)
Pencils
Clifford McBride (credited)
Inks
Clifford McBride (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Clifford McBride ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're going to sit right there and practice til your teacher comes!
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Willie; his mother; his music teacher
Reprints
  • from Napoleon and Uncle Elby Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

[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)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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
    Highlights 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 the Rhyming Rover
  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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