(July 1943)

Eastern Color, 1943 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1943
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Eastern Color Printing Company
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Henry Kiefer (signed as H. C. Kiefer) (painting)
Inks
Henry Kiefer (signed as H. C. Kiefer) (painting)
Colors
Henry Kiefer (signed as H. C. Kiefer) (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Keywords
war heroes

Eugene Moore (Table of Contents: 1)

True Stories of War Heroes / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Barry (signed)
Inks
Dan Barry (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Living proof of the "kind of stuff" Marines are made of...
Genre
biography; war
Characters
Private Eugene O. Moore

Barney Ross (Table of Contents: 2)

True Stories of War Heroes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alan Mandel (signed as Mandel)
Inks
Alan Mandel (signed as Mandel)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography; war
Characters
Barney Ross

Lieut. Yarbrough (Table of Contents: 3)

True Stories of War Heroes / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rescues marooned officer off icy Alaskan coast...
Genre
biography; war
Characters
Lieut. Eugene T. Yarbrough

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

Hydroman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ben Thompson ?
Inks
Ben Thompson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While playing golf with a wealthy friend...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hydroman [Bob Blake]; Rainbow Boy [Jay Watson]; J. B. Waller (industrialist)
Synopsis
After defeating a plot to ship exploding golf balls to America's industry leaders, Hydroman joins Rainbow Boy to defeat an alien invasion
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Rainbow Boy, immediately following this one.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Both Rainbow Boy and Hydroman have sped to the aid of the beseiged metropolis...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Rainbow Boy [Jay Watson]; Hydroman [Bob Blake]; General Gruno
Synopsis
Hydroman and Rainbow Boy stave off an alien invasion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story concludes from the Hydroman feature which immediately precedes it.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey John, I just saw Ilona headed for the shack, she was drenched....
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Music Master [John Wallace]; Downbeat; Ilona; Hans Miller (villain)
Synopsis
The Music Master battles fifth columnists who have set up a phony charity for "the war effort".
Reprints

Indexer Notes

script credit suggested by the Who's Who

Art was previously credited to Ben Thompson, but the style here is harder and more angular.

You Can't Sink Us (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Emanuel Demby (signed)
Pencils
Harry Peter ? (spot illustration)
Inks
Harry Peter ? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You Can't Sink Us!
Genre
war
Characters
Ensign Stanley Lagerloff

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Abandon ship! Run for your lives!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Man O'Metal [Pat Demspsey]; Craig Dempsey; Bart Rand (villain)
Reprints

Three's No Crowd (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Maybe the Gradys won't win the war...
Genre
war
Characters
Peggy Grady; Martin Grady; Steve Grady

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

Flyin' Jenny / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cyril catches his foster father off balance...
Genre
adventure; aviation; war
Characters
Flyin' Jenny Dare; Cyril; Rick; Otto (villain)
Synopsis
Cyril is in trouble again, and Jenny heads out to rescue him when a hurricane strikes, and she is forced to return to base. After the storm, and fearing the boy is lost, Jenny takes to the skies again and this time spots Cyril being menaced at sea by sharks.
Reprints
Keywords
Volunteer (Jenny's plane)

Indexer Notes

Story continued next issue.

Panels are extensively reshaped and recolored.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Eugene Moore
    True Stories of War Heroes
  3. 2. Barney Ross
    True Stories of War Heroes
  4. 3. Lieut. Yarbrough
    True Stories of War Heroes
  5. 4. ["While playing golf with a wealthy friend..."]
    Hydroman
  6. 5. ["Both Rainbow Boy and Hydroman have sped to the aid of the beseiged metropolis..."]
    Rainbow Boy
  7. 6. ["Hey John, I just saw Ilona headed for the shack, she was drenched...."]
    The Music Master
  8. 7. You Can't Sink Us
  9. 8. ["Abandon ship! Run for your lives!"]
    Man O' Metal
  10. 9. Three's No Crowd
  11. 10. ["Cyril catches his foster father off balance..."]
    Flyin' Jenny
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Merlin Haas
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)
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