(September 1946)

Eastern Color, 1943 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Eastern Color Printing Company
Editing
?
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

New Heroic Comics on cover; Heroic Comics in indicia.


[Fire Bell Tolls Death] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Ulmer [as Ulmer] (signed)
Inks
Al Ulmer [as Ulmer] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
drama; non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Title from the story

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Heroic Hall of Honor / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A list of heroes who appear in the comic.

Fire Bell Tolls Death (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; non-fiction
Characters
Fire Captain Cole
Synopsis
Captain Cole is killed when part of a burning building falls on him.

Patrolman Miller Man of Steel (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; crime
Characters
Patrolman Leo Miller
Synopsis
Patrolman Miller is wounded in a shootout with a robber.

George S. Patton (Table of Contents: 4)

When They Were Young! / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as "Thompson"] (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; military
Characters
Cervantes; General John J. Pershing; Captain George S. Patton; Jack
Synopsis
In 1916, Captain Patton single-handedly defeats a band of Mexican bandits and captures their leader.

Brooklyn Hero "Ex G.I. Sergeant" (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Ehret (signed)
Inks
Jack Ehret (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; non-fiction
Characters
Harold Basuino; Mr. Basuino; Mrs. Basuino
Synopsis
When their building catches on fire, Harold Basuino saves his family.

Tow Line to Safety (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Greene (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; non-fiction
Characters
William Fitzgerald; Dennie
Synopsis
Sixteen-year-old William saves three boys who have fallen through ice on a lagoon.

The Ghost of an Indian Princess (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
drama; non-fiction
Synopsis
The story of a haunted ship that sank in 1597.

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

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

"Doctor Sherlock" (Table of Contents: 9)

Copper! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; crime
Characters
Dr. Charles Norris (medical examiner)

Indexer Notes

The story of Dr. Charles Norris, New York's chief medical examiner from 1918 to 1935.

A Fortunate False Alarm! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Thompson (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; non-fiction
Characters
Joseph Mugavin; Eleanor Mugavin
Synopsis
When Joseph Mugavin finds his family overcome by gas, he turns off the gas and pulls a fire alarm.

Balto the... Heroic Husky (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; non-fiction; animal
Characters
Balto
Synopsis
In 1925, Balto leads a dog sled team to Nome with diptheria antitoxin.

Against the River (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; non-fiction
Characters
Nell Williams; Josh; Jeb
Synopsis
Nell Williams pilots a riverboat from St. Louis to Red Fork to rescue people stranded by a flood.

George Washington Special Scout (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus Schrotter (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; historical
Characters
George Washington
Synopsis
During the French and Indian War, young George Washington takes a dangerous assignment delivering a dispatch from Governor Dinwiddie of Virginia to the French. His Indian guide for the return trip, however, is a French agent instructed to kill him.

Handicap Ignored! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Thompson (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Remo Sterling Cline; Coach Littau
Synopsis
Richland High's star player has an artificial leg.

Scientific Sherlock Edward Oscar Heinrich (Table of Contents: 15)

Copper! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; crime
Characters
Prof. Edward Oscar Heinrich (criminal-case consulant)

Strike the Flag (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; non-fiction
Characters
Admiral Hopson (as a boy)
Synopsis
Young Hopson wins a sea battle for the British against the French.

Lock Picking Under Water (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Thompson (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; non-fiction
Characters
Charles Courtney
Synopsis
Locksmith Charles Courtney is enlisted to open the safe of a sunken ship.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Fire Bell Tolls Death]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Heroic Hall of Honor
  3. 2. Fire Bell Tolls Death
  4. 3. Patrolman Miller Man of Steel
  5. 4. George S. Patton
    When They Were Young!
  6. 5. Brooklyn Hero "Ex G.I. Sergeant"
  7. 6. Tow Line to Safety
  8. 7. The Ghost of an Indian Princess
  9. 8. ["Help! Help!! Bozo's escaping!"]
    "Pepsi"... the Pepsi-Cola Cop
  10. 9. "Doctor Sherlock"
    Copper!
  11. 10. A Fortunate False Alarm!
  12. 11. Balto the... Heroic Husky
  13. 12. Against the River
  14. 13. George Washington Special Scout
  15. 14. Handicap Ignored!
  16. 15. Scientific Sherlock Edward Oscar Heinrich
    Copper!
  17. 16. Strike the Flag
  18. 17. Lock Picking Under Water
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Joey Beretta
  • Chris Boyko
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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