(September 1942)

Eastern Color, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
The Eastern Color Printing Company
Editing:
Stephen Douglas
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hydroman; Rainbow Boy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ben Thompson [as Thompson] (signed)
Inks:
Ben Thompson [as Thompson] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rainbow Boy [Jay Watson]; Hydroman [Bob Blake]
Reprints:
  • in Super Weird Heroes (IDW Publishing, 2016 series) nn (November 2016)

Indexer Notes

Erroneous Bill Everett credits removed by Steve Carey via the GCD Errors list, February 2010.

Hydroman Meets Rainbow Boy! (Table of Contents)

Hydroman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stephen Douglas
Pencils:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Inks:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hydroman [Bob Blake]; Rainbow Boy [Jack Watson] (introduction); King Frio (villain, death)
Keywords:
patriotic

Indexer Notes

Continued in Rainbow Boy story in this issue.

Script revision from Ben Thompson to Douglas by Craig Delich, per the Who's Who.

Beginning! (Table of Contents)

Rainbow Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Steven Douglas
Pencils:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Inks:
Ben Thompson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rainbow Boy [Jack Watson] (origin); Hydroman [Bob Blake]

Indexer Notes

Continued in part in Hydroman story in next issue.

Script revision from Ben Thompson to Douglas by Craig Delich, per the Who's Who.

["Feller members so far all we've raised..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; humor

["The hunchback kicks the ladder away..."] (Table of Contents)

The Music Master / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stephen Douglas
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Music Master [John Wallace]; Human Battery (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Writer verified by the Who's Who and added by Craig Delich 2013-2-13.

["So long, Junior, I'm goin' to hit Hitler!"] (Table of Contents)

Yankee Doodle, Jr. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor E. Pazmino
Pencils:
Victor E. Pazmino
Inks:
Victor E. Pazmino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mussolini; Hitler; Tojo

["The Marine Corps has no medical unit."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

["Pat Dempsey, and Tom Wentworth flew..."] (Table of Contents)

Man O' Metal / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Man O'Metal; the Secret 25 (villains; introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from the reprint.

One Way Trail (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack M. Greene
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

["Now that Rick's well again..."] (Table of Contents)

Flyin' Jenny / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation; war
Reprints:
  • strip reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hydroman; Rainbow Boy
  2. 1. Hydroman Meets Rainbow Boy!
    Hydroman
  3. 2. Beginning!
    Rainbow Boy
  4. 3. ["Feller members so far all we've raised..."]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  5. 4. ["The hunchback kicks the ladder away..."]
    The Music Master
  6. 5. ["So long, Junior, I'm goin' to hit Hitler!"]
    Yankee Doodle, Jr.
  7. 6. ["The Marine Corps has no medical unit."]
    Daredevils of Destiny
  8. 7. ["Pat Dempsey, and Tom Wentworth flew..."]
    Man O' Metal
  9. 8. One Way Trail
  10. 9. ["Now that Rick's well again..."]
    Flyin' Jenny
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gary L. Watson