(July 1945)

Eastern Color, 1943 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Eastern Color Printing Company
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harvey Fuller (signed) (painting)
Inks
Harvey Fuller (signed) (painting)
Colors
Harvey Fuller (signed) (painting)

Genre
war

Poker Bluff (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Don Rico ?
Pencils
Don Rico (signed)
Inks
Don Rico (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bravery may just be a word...
Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Lt. Melvin Toler

Indexer Notes

Writer/inker credits added by Craig Delich 2012-12-24 per Rico interview in Alter Ego #114 (December 2012).

The Baby Patrol (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wade Dent (credited)
Pencils
Harvey Fuller (signed as H F)
Inks
Harvey Fuller (signed as H F)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eighty-one children trapped in a chateau in no man's land.
Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Capt. George Schneider
Synopsis
Eighty-one children trapped in a chateau in no man's land are brought to safety by an American patrol.

By the Skin of Their Teeth (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chu F. Hing ?
Inks
Chu F. Hing ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This American crew of a Flying Fortress...
Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Lt. Roman Maziarz
Synopsis
An American air crew rescued by a British air-sea flyhing boat in the English channel.

Indexer Notes

Art ID from scan at DCM from a book in the Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. collection.

Freeing the Maquis (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Fuller (signed as H F)
Inks
Harvey Fuller (signed as H F)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One of the most amazing and spectaular exploits...
Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
R.A.F. pilots
Synopsis
A daring attack by RAF Mosquito planes on a German prison camp in France.

Death Looked Over His Shoulder (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Emanuel Demby (credited as Demby)
Pencils
Harvey Fuller (spot illustration)
Inks
Harvey Fuller (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It isn't easy to be the pilot of a bomber.
Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Lt. Richard Lightfine

Indexer Notes

Keith Chandler : Fuller art - compare the profile of the pilot with that on the previous page.

Winner of the Victoria Cross (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Fuller ?
Inks
Harvey Fuller ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jemadar Abdul Hafiz fought the Japs heroically...
Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Jemadar Abdul Hafiz
Synopsis
Junior officer Jemadar of the Indian Army was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross fighting the Japanese in the Battle of Imphal in North-East India in 1944.

Indexer Notes

Art ID from scan at DCM from a book in the Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. collection. Uncertain credit, and also a guess at Charles M. Quinlan.

The 'PT' Destroyer (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wade Dent (credited)
Pencils
Harvey Fuller (signed as H F)
Inks
Harvey Fuller (signed as H F)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The radio call for help came from British gunboats...
Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Commander John D. Bulkeley
Synopsis
An American destroyer comes to the rescue of British gunboats attacked by two German corvettes off the coast of France on D-Day 1944. The destroyer sinks both the corvettes.

What do You Know About Weather (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Bange (signed as CB)
Inks
Charles Bange (signed as CB)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Planes - tanks - troops - by the thousands...
Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
General Dwight D. Eisenhower
Synopsis
Weather men on the staff of General Eisenhower.

Indexer Notes

Art ID from scan at DCM from a book in the Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. collection.

504 Nazis- At One Clip (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Fuller (signed as H. K. Fuller)
Inks
Harvey Fuller (signed as H. K. Fuller)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Three hours before the sea invasion of Normansy...
Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Sergeant Rooney

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

Yard Bird / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan Templar ?
Pencils
Dan Templar ?
Inks
Dan Templar ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw shut up!
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Yardbird (private)

Indexer Notes

Art ID from scan at DCM from a book in the Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. collection.

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

The Kid From Brooklyn / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Woody Gelman (signed)
Pencils
Woody Gelman (signed)
Inks
Woody Gelman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Side tracked from an art career by his mother's illness...
Genre
adventure; sports
Characters
Hal Avery (the kid from Brooklyn); his mother ; his brother Bob; Boyle (fight promoter); Prossky (boxer); Jimmy Krantz (boxer)

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

Vitaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Charles W. Winter (signed as C W Winter)
Pencils
Charles W. Winter (signed as C W Winter)
Inks
Charles W. Winter (signed as C W Winter)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly! Look at the bandages!
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Vitaman

The Room that Wasn't There (Table of Contents: 13)

The Music Master / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A cunning and baffling roberry....
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Music Master [John Wallace]; Downbeat; Don Reynolds
Synopsis
A juggler keeps people on the street occupied while his friends steal a truck with second hand furniture.

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. Writer verified by the Who's Who and added by Craig Delich 2013-2-13. Art identification from scan at DCM from a book in the Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. collection.

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

Flyin' Jenny / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Wead (credited)
Pencils
Russell Keaton (credited)
Inks
Russell Keaton (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I never saw those incendiary capsules...
Genre
adventure; aviation; war
Characters
Flyin' Jenny Dare; Spinner Martin; Rick Davis; Cyril
Reprints
  • from Flyin' Jenny Sunday (The Bell Syndicate) 1942-05-03 [panels 1-3, 6 and 10 only], 1942-05-10 [panels 2,7, 9-10 omitted], 1942-05-17 [first six panels only]

Indexer Notes

last appearance

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Poker Bluff
  3. 2. The Baby Patrol
  4. 3. By the Skin of Their Teeth
  5. 4. Freeing the Maquis
  6. 5. Death Looked Over His Shoulder
  7. 6. Winner of the Victoria Cross
  8. 7. The 'PT' Destroyer
  9. 8. What do You Know About Weather
  10. 9. 504 Nazis- At One Clip
  11. 10. ["Aw shut up!"]
    Yard Bird
  12. 11. ["Side tracked from an art career by his mother's illness..."]
    The Kid From Brooklyn
  13. 12. ["Golly! Look at the bandages!"]
    Vitaman
  14. 13. The Room that Wasn't There
    The Music Master
  15. 14. ["I never saw those incendiary capsules..."]
    Flyin' Jenny
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Keith Chandler
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky