(October 1939)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Famous Funnies, Inc.
Editing:
Stephen Douglas (editor, art director); William J. Pape (president); William B. Pape (treasurer)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Earlier Issues Standard Golden Age U. S.; Later issues Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Printed in the U.S.A. by Eastern Color Printing Co., Waterbury, Connecticut.
Editorial and circulation offices, 50 Church Street, New York, New York.
General office, 61 Leavenworth Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.
Advertising representatives, Gilman, Nicholl and Ruthmann of New York, New York.


The Nation's Comic Monthly (Table of Contents)

Somebody's Stenog / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sam Smithers; Pigtails

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Connie / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Godwin
Pencils:
Frank Godwin
Inks:
Frank Godwin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, full-page pin-up

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clifford McBride
Pencils:
Clifford McBride
Inks:
Clifford McBride
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; animal

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

Goofie Gags / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

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

Butty and Fatty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Pencils:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Inks:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Roy Powers, Eagle Scout / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Powell
Pencils:
Kemp Starrett ?
Inks:
Kemp Starrett ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

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

Let's Get Into a Huddle! / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Nipper / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
Clare Victor Dwiggins
Pencils:
Clare Victor Dwiggins
Inks:
Clare Victor Dwiggins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

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

Footprints on the Sands of Time / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Clare Victor Dwiggins
Pencils:
Clare Victor Dwiggins
Inks:
Clare Victor Dwiggins
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Give me the air will she?"] (Table of Contents: 9)

Skyroads / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Calkins
Pencils:
Russell Keaton
Inks:
Russell Keaton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Speed McCloud; Sally; Rick
Synopsis:
Sally turns Speed's proposal down and he's not very happy.

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

Hairbreadth Harry / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
F. O. Alexander
Pencils:
F. O. Alexander
Inks:
F. O. Alexander
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

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

High-Gear Homer / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
F. O. Alexander
Pencils:
F. O. Alexander
Inks:
F. O. Alexander
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Just as they prepared to leave the moon they had stolen, but which had gotten out of their control..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

Buck Rogers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Philip Francis Nowlan
Pencils:
Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed)
Inks:
Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • from Buck Rogers Sunday (John F. Dille) 1938-06-05 to 1938-06-26

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Life's Like That / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Neher
Pencils:
Fred Neher
Inks:
Fred Neher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["The Lone Rider surveys Hutch Kruger's cabin..."] (Table of Contents: 14)

Lightnin' and the Lone Rider / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Farrell
Pencils:
Jack Kirby [as Lance Kirby]
Inks:
Jack Kirby [as Lance Kirby]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint information from the Stripper's Guide blog (http://strippersguide.blogspot.com/2017_09_24_archive.html, retrieved 27 September 2017) based from research by Allan Holtz and Jeffrey Lindenblatt.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Jitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Poinier
Pencils:
Arthur Poinier
Inks:
Arthur Poinier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; animal
Characters:
Jitter

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

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Allen Saunders
Pencils:
Elmer Woggon
Inks:
Elmer Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["There! The last box of food!"] (Table of Contents: 17)

Dickie Dare / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Colton Waugh
Pencils:
Colton Waugh
Inks:
Colton Waugh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["Patsy, give me that envelope!"] (Table of Contents: 18)

Adventures of Patsy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mel Graff
Pencils:
Mel Graff
Inks:
Mel Graff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Uncle Phil; Patsy; Gorman
Synopsis:
Phil confronts Patsy and breaks her trance.

South American Liberators (Table of Contents: 19)

High Lights of History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. Carroll Mansfield
Pencils:
J. Carroll Mansfield
Inks:
J. Carroll Mansfield
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Funland / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent
Inks:
A. W. Nugent
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page

Readers' List (Table of Contents: 21)

The Pen Pal Page / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clifford McBride
Pencils:
Clifford McBride
Inks:
Clifford McBride
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; animal

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

Animals in the News / comic story / 0.3 page (report information)

Script:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Pencils:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Inks:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Frog Pond Ferry / comic story / 0.7 page (report information)

Script:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Pencils:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Inks:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["We gotta have these stairs fixed"] (Table of Contents: 25)

Oaky Doaks / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ralph Briggs Fuller
Pencils:
Ralph Briggs Fuller
Inks:
Ralph Briggs Fuller
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Oaky Doaks; Queen Elisabeth; King Cedric

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

Seaweed Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

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

Big Chief Wahoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Allen Saunders
Pencils:
Elmer Woggon
Inks:
Elmer Woggon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Now for a quiet vacation"] (Table of Contents: 28)

Olly of the Movies / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julian Ollendorf
Pencils:
Julian Ollendorf
Inks:
Julian Ollendorf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Olly Lane
Synopsis:
Olly goes home for a vacation, but her plans have been spilled to the media.

["Mon Dieu, the storm she ees at hand!"] (Table of Contents: 29)

Scorchy Smith / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Noel Sickles
Pencils:
Noel Sickles
Inks:
Noel Sickles
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Scorchy Smith; Krag; Mickey LaFarge

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

Somebody's Stenog / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
A. E. Hayward
Pencils:
A. E. Hayward
Inks:
A. E. Hayward
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

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

The Back-Seat Driver / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
A. E. Hayward
Pencils:
A. E. Hayward
Inks:
A. E. Hayward
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Above the Crowd / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stookie Allen
Pencils:
Stookie Allen
Inks:
Stookie Allen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

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

Mescal Ike / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
S. L. Huntley
Pencils:
Art Huhta
Inks:
Art Huhta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Magic Made Easy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clifford McBride
Pencils:
Clifford McBride
Inks:
Clifford McBride
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

There's A Town / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Pencils:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Inks:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Hi Lum! If you're going to town, I'll give you a tow!"] (Table of Contents: 37)

Babe Bunting / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy L. Williams
Pencils:
Roy L. Williams
Inks:
Roy L. Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Babe Bunting; Benjy; Heep
Synopsis:
Heep wants the reward money for bringing Babe and Benjy back. But now the showboat is being repossessed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Punky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Balk
Inks:
Fred Balk
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

Connie / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Godwin
Pencils:
Frank Godwin
Inks:
Frank Godwin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

The Wet Blanket / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Godwin
Pencils:
Frank Godwin
Inks:
Frank Godwin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

Life's Like That / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Neher
Pencils:
Fred Neher
Inks:
Fred Neher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

Queenie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
S. M. Iger [as Bob Bliss]
Pencils:
S. M. Iger [as Bob Bliss]
Inks:
S. M. Iger [as Bob Bliss]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Compass Rule (Table of Contents: 43)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
V. Ostergaard
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Homer's mind is groping for the memory of that treasure"] (Table of Contents: 44)

Homer Hoopee / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Locher
Pencils:
Fred Locher
Inks:
Fred Locher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Homer Hoopee; Panelli

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

The Gay Thirties / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hank Barron
Inks:
Hank Barron
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clifford McBride
Pencils:
Clifford McBride
Inks:
Clifford McBride
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; animal

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

Spunky Dory / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Pencils:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Inks:
M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

Jitter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Poinier
Pencils:
Arthur Poinier
Inks:
Arthur Poinier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; animal

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Nation's Comic Monthly
    Somebody's Stenog
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Connie
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Goofie Gags
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Butty and Fatty
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Roy Powers, Eagle Scout
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Let's Get Into a Huddle!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Nipper
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Footprints on the Sands of Time
  10. 9. ["Give me the air will she?"]
    Skyroads
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Hairbreadth Harry
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    High-Gear Homer
  13. 12. ["Just as they prepared to leave the moon they had stolen, but which had gotten out of their control..."]
    Buck Rogers
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Life's Like That
  15. 14. ["The Lone Rider surveys Hutch Kruger's cabin..."]
    Lightnin' and the Lone Rider
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jitter
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  18. 17. ["There! The last box of food!"]
    Dickie Dare
  19. 18. ["Patsy, give me that envelope!"]
    Adventures of Patsy
  20. 19. South American Liberators
    High Lights of History
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Funland
  22. 21. Readers' List
    The Pen Pal Page
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Animals in the News
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    The Frog Pond Ferry
  26. 25. ["We gotta have these stairs fixed"]
    Oaky Doaks
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Seaweed Sam
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Big Chief Wahoo
  29. 28. ["Now for a quiet vacation"]
    Olly of the Movies
  30. 29. ["Mon Dieu, the storm she ees at hand!"]
    Scorchy Smith
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Somebody's Stenog
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    The Back-Seat Driver
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Above the Crowd
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Mescal Ike
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Magic Made Easy
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    There's A Town
  38. 37. ["Hi Lum! If you're going to town, I'll give you a tow!"]
    Babe Bunting
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    Punky
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
    Connie
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    The Wet Blanket
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Life's Like That
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    Queenie
  44. 43. Compass Rule
  45. 44. ["Homer's mind is groping for the memory of that treasure"]
    Homer Hoopee
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    The Gay Thirties
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Napoleon
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
    Spunky Dory
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    Jitter
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Len Wolinsky
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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