(March 1944)

Eastern Color, 1943 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Eastern Color Printing Company
Editing
Harold A. Moore

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
H. C. Kiefer (painting)
Inks
H. C. Kiefer (painting)
Colors
H. C. Kiefer (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
war

Attention! (Mister) Yamamoto (Table of Contents: 1)

True Stories of War Heroes / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Leathernecks Pull Surprise Attack at Viru Harbor (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella (December 2016).

Ben Warmer, Demon Aerial Gunner (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mac Raboy ?
Inks
Mac Raboy ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Possible art identification by Saltarella (December 2016).

Return to Life (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella (December 2016).

Beyond the Call of Duty (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella (December 2016).

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Death, disaster, and destruction sweep over America...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Music Master [John Wallace]; Downbeat; Tango (Downbeat's pet dog); Joe (train engineer, death); von Frosch (villain, death); Wurfel (villain, death?); un-named Nazis (villains, many die)
Synopsis
A mysterious train accident on the outskirts of Coronaville interests the Music Master, especially because farm animals found near the scene were either dead or deaf. He discovers the Nazis are using a secret weapon, called the Sound-o-Graff.
Reprints
Keywords
Coronaville; Sound-o-Graff

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by Bails' Who's Who and Bill Black.

Warrior in Underwear (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles G. Loeb
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Music Master Gets in the Scrap! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Music Master / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Music Master [John Wallace]
Synopsis
Illustrated PSA for the scrap drive.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 2013-2-13.

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

Hydroman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
H. C. Kiefer
Inks
H. C. Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hydroman pits his strength and powers...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hydroman; Rainbow Boy

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

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

Man O' Metal / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The 'Black Diamond Mine', best anthracite producer...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Man O' Metal [Pat Dempsey]; Wade Ferris (President of Magatex Steel Company); Nels (coal miner); Toad Harper (villain, local union boss)
Synopsis
Wade Ferris sends for Pat Dempsey because he is concerned that his business is about to be wrecked because of the coal shortage, and that a plot is afoot to do just that! When Pat appears as a new miner wanting work, he hears about the ghosts of Indians in the mine, but later discovers that the mine may be full of diamonds.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Bill Black.

I Faced a One-Man Firing Squad (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
Frank Wead
Pencils
Russell Keaton
Inks
Russell Keaton
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How will I ever thank you for saving Cyril's life?
Genre
adventure; war; aviation
Reprints
  • from newspaper strips

Destination: Death (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Attention! (Mister) Yamamoto
    True Stories of War Heroes
  3. 2. Leathernecks Pull Surprise Attack at Viru Harbor
    True Stories of War Heroes
  4. 3. Ben Warmer, Demon Aerial Gunner
    True Stories of War Heroes
  5. 4. Return to Life
    True Stories of War Heroes
  6. 5. Beyond the Call of Duty
    True Stories of War Heroes
  7. 6. ["Death, disaster, and destruction sweep over America..."]
    The Music Master
  8. 7. Warrior in Underwear
  9. 8. The Music Master Gets in the Scrap!
    The Music Master
  10. 9. ["Hydroman pits his strength and powers..."]
    Hydroman
  11. 10. ["The 'Black Diamond Mine', best anthracite producer..."]
    Man O' Metal
  12. 11. I Faced a One-Man Firing Squad
  13. 12. ["How will I ever thank you for saving Cyril's life?"]
    Flyin' Jenny
  14. 13. Destination: Death
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome