(March 1942)

Eastern Color, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1942-01-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Eastern Color Printing Company
Editing
Stephen A. Douglas (editor, art director)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard golden age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Canadian price is listed in the indicia.

On sale date from Famous Funnies (Eastern Color, 1934 series) #91 in the feature Let's Get into a Huddle.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hydroman; Man o' Metal / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Formerly credited to Bill Everett, but clearly has Douglas' signature.

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

Man O' Metal / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
H. G. Peter
Inks
H. G. Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the Apex Aircraft Company...
Genre
superhero

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

Hydroman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After disposing of a gang of fifth columnists...
Genre
superhero
Keywords
patriotic

Indexer Notes

formerly credited to Bill Everett.

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

Flyin' Jenny / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Love letters from Jenny to Rick!
Genre
adventure; aviation; war
Reprints
  • strip reprints

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

Don Dixon / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Moore
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By George, they're almost human!

Indexer Notes

last appearance

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

Purple Zombie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tarpe Mills
Inks
Tarpe Mills
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having bottled up Sir Francis Drake's fleet...

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

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Gene Byrnes
Pencils
Gene Byrnes
Inks
Gene Byrnes
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Seen my cowboy suit anywhere, Mom?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Movie scenes

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

Tad of the Tanbark / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Moore
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aren't you hurrying things a bit, Jenks...

Indexer Notes

last appearance

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

Mann of India / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tarpe Mills
Inks
Tarpe Mills
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Great Scott!
Characters
Chickering Mann; Gama Moro [Indira]; Mabihata [Mahbihata]; Viceroy; Chandu; Cecil Sylvester Appleton (introduction)
Synopsis
Chick escapes with the document the Viceroy was forced to sign. He is aided by Apple, who Scotland Yard has sent to look for spies.
Keywords
Delhi; Indian rope trick

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

Bill and Davey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
McCagle
Inks
McCagle
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Davey--I just thought of how me might save the ship!

Indexer Notes

last appearance

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

Daredevils of Destiny / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Don Dickson
Pencils
Frank Rentfrow
Inks
Frank Rentfrow
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lt. George Hartsuff had only been...

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

Gordon Fife and the Boy King / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Moore
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
News of Fife's appearance in the village...

Indexer Notes

last appearance

River Pirate Don (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack M. Greene
Pencils
Harry G. Peter
Inks
Harry G. Peter
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

Sgt. Stony Craig / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
John Chapman
Pencils
Frank Rentfrow
Inks
Frank Rentfrow
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Obtaining an automobile at the frontier guard station...
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hydroman; Man o' Metal
  2. 1. ["In the Apex Aircraft Company..."]
    Man O' Metal
  3. 2. ["After disposing of a gang of fifth columnists..."]
    Hydroman
  4. 3. ["Love letters from Jenny to Rick!"]
    Flyin' Jenny
  5. 4. ["By George, they're almost human!"]
    Don Dixon
  6. 5. ["Having bottled up Sir Francis Drake's fleet..."]
    Purple Zombie
  7. 6. ["Seen my cowboy suit anywhere, Mom?"]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  8. 7. ["Aren't you hurrying things a bit, Jenks..."]
    Tad of the Tanbark
  9. 8. ["Great Scott!"]
    Mann of India
  10. 9. ["Davey--I just thought of how me might save the ship!"]
    Bill and Davey
  11. 10. ["Lt. George Hartsuff had only been..."]
    Daredevils of Destiny
  12. 11. ["News of Fife's appearance in the village..."]
    Gordon Fife and the Boy King
  13. 12. River Pirate Don
  14. 13. ["Obtaining an automobile at the frontier guard station..."]
    Sgt. Stony Craig
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