([December 15, 1942])

Eastern Color, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
On-sale Date
1942-12-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Famous Funnies, Inc.
Editing
Stephen Douglas (editor, art director) (uncredited)

Issue Notes

Famous Funnies, Inc. address given, 500 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York.
Printed in U.S.A.
Distributed by American News Company, address given 131 Varick Street, New York, New York.

On sale month and day from arrival date penciled on known copy. Comic undated. On sale date of December 15, 1942 pretty much confirmed from Famous Funnies (Eastern Color, 1934 series) #102 feature, Let's Get into a Huddle, which mentions it is now available for purchase. Famous Funnies #102 also had a reported on sale date of December 15, 1942.

Famous Funnies #101 had a promotional advertisement for Buck Rogers (Eastern Color, 1940 series) #5, Big Chief Wahoo (Eastern Color, 1942 series) #2, and Dickie Dare (Eastern Color, 1941 series) #4 implying all released near the same time. Issue #102 stated all three were available to purchase.

Dialogue rewritten and simplified on both Buck Rogers and Skyroads strips. On Buck Rogers reprints, tabloid size reprinted, including wider left side panels which are sometimes trimmed for newspaper publication.

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Buck Rogers / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buck Rogers

Energy That's Ready for Action! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Buddy and Alura had successfully cutoff further pursuit by the Tiger Men, when-
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed Martian Tigermen
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-02-12 [Many panels have background detail removed. All right and left sides of panels trimmed. Top tier panels trimmed at bottom. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 467, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

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

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Rick Yager
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Rick Yager
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
There! Now jest keep 'em covered while I check over these plans of theirs!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed Martian Tigermen
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-02-19 [Many panels have background detail removed. All right and left sides of panels trimmed. Top tier panels trimmed at bottom. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 467, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every man must follow these orders to the letter, understand?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed Martian Tigermen
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-02-26 [Many panels have background detail removed. All right and left sides of panels trimmed. Top tier panels trimmed at bottom. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 467, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But - Just as the Tiger Men were starting to cross
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed Martian Tigermen; Lieutenant Fango (a Tigerman)
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-03-05 [Many panels have background detail removed. All right and left sides of panels trimmed. Top tier panels trimmed at top. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 467, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

The Great 25th Century Martian Invasion of Earth with Buffy and Alura!! (Table of Contents: 6)

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Yager
Pencils
Rick Yager
Inks
Rick Yager
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed Martian Tigermen
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-03-12 [Most panels have background detail removed. All right side of panels trimmed. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 468, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

The Great 25th Century Martian Invasion of Earth! (Table of Contents: 7)

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (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
Characters
Black Barney; Alura; unnamed Martian Tigermen
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-03-19 [Most panels have background detail removed. Top part of top panels trimmed. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 469, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

The Great 25th. Century Martian Invasion of Earth! (Table of Contents: 8)

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Yager
Pencils
Rick Yager
Inks
Rick Yager
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Black Barney; Buddy Deering; unnamed Martian Tigerman; Lieutenant Fango (a Tigerman)
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-03-26 [Most panels have background detail removed. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 470, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

The Great 25th. Century Martian Invasion of Earth! (Table of Contents: 9)

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Yager
Pencils
Rick Yager
Inks
Rick Yager
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed Martian Tigermen; unnamed Earth patrolmen
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-04-02 [Some panels have background detail removed. Bottom tier panels enlarged at top. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 471, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

The Great 25th. Century Martian Invasion of Earth! (Table of Contents: 10)

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (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
Characters
Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed Martian Tigerman; Lieutenant Fango (a Tigerman)
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-04-09 [Some panels have background detail removed. Bottom tier panels enlarged at top. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 472, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Without lights, and since we ain't shootin' at em-...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed Martian Tigerman; unnamed Earth patrolmen
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-04-16 [Top tier panels enlarged at top. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 473, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just before the huge Earth patrol plunged to destruc-tion-...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed Martian Tigerman
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-04-23 [Some panels have background detail removed. Bottom tier panels enlarged at top. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 474, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

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Rick Yager
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Rick Yager
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
There it's ready to work!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed Martian Tigermen; Lieutenant Fango (a Tigerman)
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-04-30 [Many panels have background detail removed. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 475, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wal, Buddy 'n 'Lura, as prisoners we ain't gonna be much help!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buck Rogers; Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed Martian Tigermen; Tigann (a Tigerman)
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-05-07 [Middle and bottom tiers' panels enlarged at top. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 476, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

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Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well - I guess we saved Buck's life, Barney-...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buck Rogers; Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed Martian Tigermen; Ulgan (a Tigerman)
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-05-14 [Bottom tier panels enlarged at top. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 477, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you whiskered divvels think y'kin make me turn traitor...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buck Rogers; Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed Martian Tigermen; Ulgan (a Tigerman); unnamed Martian Tigerman Leader
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-05-21 [Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 478, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Prison Ship 3G standing-by to take four Earth prisoners!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Alura; unnamed Martian Tigermen; unnamed Martian Tigerman Leader; Surgann (a Tigerman)
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-05-28 [Bottom tier panels enlarged at top. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 479, episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As prisoners of war Buddy and Alura are in chains aboard a prison ship...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Alura; Hooded Man; unnamed Martian Tigermen; Surgann (a Tigerman)
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-06-04 [Bottom tier panels enlarged at top. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 480, last episode of the sub-series storyline Captured by Tigermen.]

On the Martian Island of Doom (Table of Contents: 19)

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Yager
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Rick Yager
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Rick Yager
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?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buck Rogers (a Tigerman disguised as Buck); Black Barney; Buddy Deering; Hooded Man
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-06-11 [Top part of the strip expanded. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 481, first episode of the sub-series storyline The Island of Doom.]

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Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Yager
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Rick Yager
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Rick Yager
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Silence! A Message!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buck Rogers (a Tigerman disguised as Buck); Hooded Man; Buddy Deering; Alura; Black Barney; unnamed Martian Tigermen
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-06-18 [Top part of the strip expanded. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 482, sub-series storyline The Island of Doom.]

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wal here I be - at the bottom of th' Bay O' Doom!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buck Rogers (a Tigerman disguised as Buck); Hooded Man; Buddy Deering; Alura; Black Barney
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-06-25 [Top part of the strip expanded. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 483, sub-series storyline The Island of Doom.]

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now stupid Earth people!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buck Rogers (a Tigerman disguised as Buck); Hooded Man; Buddy Deering; Alura; Black Barney
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-07-02 [Top part of the strip expanded. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 484, sub-series storyline The Island of Doom.]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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Script
Rick Yager
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Rick Yager
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Rick Yager
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wal - We're all set to leave!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buddy Deering; Alura; Black Barney; unnamed Tigerman (disguised as Buck Rogers)
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-07-09 [Top part of the strip expanded. Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 485, sub-series storyline The Island of Doom.]

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Yager
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Rick Yager
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Rick Yager
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?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wal, there he is! Not Buck Roger's with us...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buddy Deering; Alura; Black Barney; unnamed Tigerman (disguised as Buck Rogers)
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-07-16 [Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 486, sub-series storyline The Island of Doom.]

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Divers - attention! Directly below us, lies our objective...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buddy Deering; Alura; Black Barney; Martian Tigermen
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-07-23 [Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 487, sub-series storyline The Island of Doom.]

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Yager
Pencils
Rick Yager
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Rick Yager
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! Their attempt to escape us has failed!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buddy Deering; Alura; Black Barney; Martian Tigermen
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-07-30 [Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 488, sub-series storyline The Island of Doom.]

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's why I didn't want yuh t'come in...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buddy Deering; Alura; Black Barney
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-08-06 [Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 489, sub-series storyline The Island of Doom.]

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

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This ship has lain at the bottom of this bay since 1949 A.D.!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buddy Deering; Alura; Black Barney; Martian Tigermen
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-08-13 [Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 490, sub-series storyline The Island of Doom.]

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Before them Martians discover us we'll have this ol' hulk...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buddy Deering; Alura; Black Barney; unnamed Martian warlord; unnamed Martian guard
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-08-20 [Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 491, sub-series storyline The Island of Doom.]

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

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Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed)
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Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed)
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Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed)
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?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't fret, 'Lura!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buddy Deering; Alura; Black Barney; elderly martian; unnamed martian guards
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-08-27 [Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 492, sub-series storyline The Island of Doom.]

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Barney! Hear what those guards said?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buddy Deering; Alura; Black Barney; unnamed hooded men
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-09-02 [Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 493, sub-series storyline The Island of Doom.]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well Buddy 'n' 'Lura - if this is th' end, let's die like soldiers!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buddy Deering; Alura; Black Barney; King Doolb; Doolb's hooded men
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-09-09 [Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 494, sub-series storyline The Island of Doom.]

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The merciful curtain of oblivion is about to ring down!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buddy Deering; Alura; Black Barney; King Doolb; Doolb's hooded men
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Sunday (National Newspaper Syndicate) 1939-09-17 [Martian Invasion of Earth storyline (S26 story), Series I, strip number 495, sub-series storyline The Island of Doom.]

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Skyroads / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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Russell Keaton (signed)
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Russell Keaton (signed)
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Russell Keaton (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ha, how you like that, eh, white man?
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Mayan Medicine Man; Doctor Redfern; unnamed Mayan children; Speed McCloud; Bill Hill; Sally Young; Chief Ole Socks; Mayan Medicine Man's Squaw (wife); Phineas D. Baker (movie director); unnamed movie starlet; Mr. Baker's unnamed friend; unnamed police officer; Auntie Cloe; Rick (movie actor); unnamed actor as Medicine Man; Jake (cameraman); Jerry; three unnamed movie starlets; Orloff (actor); Sonia (actress); night club bandits [one unnamed; Cozzio; Number 7]; Elaine Brooks [Toots] (an aviatrix); Scorpion; Mickey (Speed's mechanic); Snide; "Spider" Mosciechi [Dopey]; Franco; Cap (ship's captain); Muggsy; Wing (Chinese servant); Ivan; Michaelov; Spanish submarine Captain; unnamed Spanish soldiers; Spanish Army Captain; Pedro
Reprints
  • from Skyroads dailies (John F. Dille Co.) 1937-01-22 - 1937-01-23, 1937-01-25 - 1937-01-30, 1937-02-01 - 1937-02-04 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified on all strips.],
    1937-02-05 [Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-02-06, 1937-02-08 - 1937-02-12 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified on all strips.],
    1937-02-13 [Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-02-15 - 1937-02-17 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified on all strips.],
    1937-02-18 - 1937-02-19 [Third panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified on both strips.],
    1937-02-20, 1937-02-22 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified on all strips.],
    1937-02-23 [Third panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-02-24 - 1937-02-27, 1937-03-01 - 1937-03-02 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified on all strips.],
    1937-03-03 [First panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-03-04 - 1937-03-06, 1937-03-08 - 1937-03-10 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified on all strips.],
    1937-03-11 [First panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-03-12 [Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-03-13 [First panel dropped. Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-03-15 -1937-03-16 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified on all strips.],
    1937-03-17 [Third panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-03-18 -1937-03-20, 1937-03-22 - 1937-03-26 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified on all strips.],
    1937-03-27 [First panel dropped. Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-03-29 - 1937-03-31, 1937-04-01 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified on all strips.],
    1937-04-02 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-04-03.],
    1937-04-03 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-04-05.],
    1937-04-05 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-04-06.],
    1937-04-06 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-04-02.],
    1937-04-07 - 1937-04-10 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified on all strips.],
    1937-04-12 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-04-21.],
    1937-04-13 [First panel dropped. Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-04-20.],
    1937-04-14 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-04-19.],
    1937-04-15 [First panel dropped. Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-04-17],
    1937-04-16 [First panel dropped. Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-04-12],
    1937-04-17 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-04-13],
    1937-04-19 [First panel dropped. Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-04-14.],
    1937-04-20 [First panel dropped. Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-04-15.],
    1937-04-21 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-04-16.],
    1937-04-22 - 1937-04-24, 1937-04-26 - 1937-04-28 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified on all strips.],
    1937-04-29 [First panel dropped. Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-04-30 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-05-01 [First panel dropped. Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-05-03 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-05-04 [First panel dropped. Fourth panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-05-05 [First panel dropped. Top of all panels slightly expanded. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-05-06 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-05-07 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-05-08. Original Wingtips panel for this date invited readers to submit aviation questions for them to answer.],
    1937-05-08 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-05-10.],
    1937-05-10 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-05-13.],
    1937-05-11 [First panel dropped. Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-05-12.],
    1937-05-12 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-05-11.],
    1937-05-13 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-05-07. Wingtips panel modified to invite readers to send their aviation questions to Famous Funnies.],
    1937-05-14 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified.],
    1937-05-15 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel, like the original comic strip, offered to answer all aviation questions sent into the "Old Man of the Air", except requesting that a self-addressed stamped envelope be directed to Famous Funnies instead.],
    1937-05-17 - 1937-05-22, 1937-05-24 - 1937-05-29, 1937-05-31 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified on all strips.],
    1937-06-01 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel modified to invite readers to send their aviation questions to Famous Funnies.],
    1937-06-02 - 1937-06-05, 1937-06-07 - 1937-06-10 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified on all strips.],
    1937-06-11 [First panel dropped. Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-06-18.],
    1937-06-12 [First panel dropped. Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-06-11.],
    1937-06-14 [First panel dropped. Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-06-12.],
    1937-06-15 [First panel dropped. Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-06-14.],
    1937-06-16 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-06-19],
    1937-06-17 [First panel dropped. Second panel trimmed. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-06-22.],
    1937-06-18 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-06-21.],
    1937-06-19 [First panel dropped. Dialogue simplified. Wingtips panel reprinted from 1937-06-15.]

Indexer Notes

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

A few of the characters were named in the original comic strip but were not named when reprinted here.

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  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Buck Rogers
  2. 1. Energy That's Ready for Action!
    Baby Ruth
  3. 2. ["Buddy and Alura had successfully cutoff further pursuit by the Tiger Men, when-"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  4. 3. ["There! Now jest keep 'em covered while I check over these plans of theirs!"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  5. 4. ["Every man must follow these orders to the letter, understand?"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  6. 5. ["But - Just as the Tiger Men were starting to cross"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  7. 6. The Great 25th Century Martian Invasion of Earth with Buffy and Alura!!
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  8. 7. The Great 25th Century Martian Invasion of Earth!
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  9. 8. The Great 25th. Century Martian Invasion of Earth!
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  10. 9. The Great 25th. Century Martian Invasion of Earth!
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  11. 10. The Great 25th. Century Martian Invasion of Earth!
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  12. 11. ["Without lights, and since we ain't shootin' at em-..."]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  13. 12. ["Just before the huge Earth patrol plunged to destruc-tion-..."]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  14. 13. ["There it's ready to work!"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  15. 14. ["Wal, Buddy 'n 'Lura, as prisoners we ain't gonna be much help!"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  16. 15. ["Well - I guess we saved Buck's life, Barney-..."]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  17. 16. ["If you whiskered divvels think y'kin make me turn traitor..."]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  18. 17. ["Prison Ship 3G standing-by to take four Earth prisoners!"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  19. 18. ["As prisoners of war Buddy and Alura are in chains aboard a prison ship..."]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  20. 19. On the Martian Island of Doom
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  21. 20. ["Silence! A Message!"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  22. 21. ["Wal here I be - at the bottom of th' Bay O' Doom!"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  23. 22. ["Now stupid Earth people!"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  24. 23. ["Wal - We're all set to leave!"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  25. 24. ["Wal, there he is! Not Buck Roger's with us..."]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  26. 25. ["Divers - attention! Directly below us, lies our objective..."]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  27. 26. ["Look! Their attempt to escape us has failed!"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  28. 27. ["That's why I didn't want yuh t'come in..."]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  29. 28. ["This ship has lain at the bottom of this bay since 1949 A.D.!"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  30. 29. ["Before them Martians discover us we'll have this ol' hulk..."]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  31. 30. ["Don't fret, 'Lura!"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  32. 31. ["Barney! Hear what those guards said?"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  33. 32. ["Well Buddy 'n' 'Lura - if this is th' end, let's die like soldiers!"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  34. 33. ["The merciful curtain of oblivion is about to ring down!"]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
  35. 34. ["Ha, how you like that, eh, white man?"]
    Skyroads
  36. 35. Audels New Machinists Handbook Now Ready!
    Theo. Audel & Co.
  37. 36. ["Here's the kind of MEN I build!"]
    Charles Atlas
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