(March 2010)

Fantagraphics, 2010 Series
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Volume
1
Price
39.99 USD
Pages
152
On-sale Date
2010-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Brand
FB
ISBN
978-1-60699-161-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781606991619
Editing
Rick Norwood; Gary Groth (Editorial Liaison)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Easy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Roy Crane
Inks
Roy Crane
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Easy; Harry Pippy; Count Heyloff; Princess Marta

Indexer Notes

spot illustration from the 7/14/1935 strip.

Foreword (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles M. Schulz
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

includes a reprint of the 1/10/1971 Peanuts strip

Preface (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Norwood
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a sample Wash Tubbs Sunday strip (undated), a sample Wash Tubbs daily strip (undated), and the first two Buz Sawyer daily strips (1943).

introduction (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jeet Heer
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Biography of Roy Crane

Indexer Notes

Includes reproductions of Wash Tubbs press releases, Roy Crane Christmas Card, some Crane sketches, and an unpublished Frank Battle Sunday strip.

Gungshi (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Easy / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane
Pencils
Roy Crane
Inks
Roy Crane
Colors
?
Letters
Roy Crane ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Easy
Synopsis
Easy is stranded while scouting out a lost Chinese province. He is captured, escaped, and eludes pursuit by several parties, eventually rescuing the mogul of the province and earning a large treasure.
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sunday (NEA Service) 1933.07.30-1934.01.14
Keywords
bandits; China; harems; hidden valley; lost cities; lost world; mountains; Orient

Indexer Notes

strips reproduced from color scans from Sunday newspapers, original colorists unknown.

The Slave Girl (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Easy / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane
Pencils
Roy Crane
Inks
Roy Crane
Colors
?
Letters
Roy Crane ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Easy; the Mogul; Rose Petal; The Emir; Rambling Jack; Gharbish Kahn
Synopsis
Easy rescues a girl from the slave market, then flees the city with the girl and his treasure. They make their way back to her homeland, escaping pursuing soldiers, pirates, bandits, and a warlord. Easy helps Rose Petal's father, the emir, against a local warlord, and encounters a stranded British pilot, with whom he leaves.
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sunday (NEA Service) 1934.01.21-1934.08.19
Keywords
bandits; China; desert; hidden valley; jungle; lost city; lost world; Orient; pirates; warlords

Indexer Notes

reproduced from color scans of Sunday strips; original colorists unknown.

The Sunken City (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Easy / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane
Pencils
Roy Crane
Inks
Roy Crane
Colors
?
Letters
Roy Crane ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Easy; Harry Pippy; Wogga Zazula
Synopsis
On his way back to India, Easy spots a sunken city. Recruiting an assistant, Harry Pippy, he returns to the area to try to salvage treasure from the city. They encounter trouble from local tribesmen, sea creatures beneath the lake, and a local witch, but eventually he and Pippy escape by sea.
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sunday (NEA Service) 1934.08.26-1935.04.07
Keywords
jungle; lost world; Orient; sunken city

Indexer Notes

Reproduced from color scans of Sunday strips; original colorists unknown.

Pirates (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Easy / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane
Pencils
Roy Crane
Inks
Roy Crane
Colors
?
Letters
Roy Crane ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Easy; Harry Pippy; Lark Song; Gum Chew; Wogga Zazula
Synopsis
Easy and Pippy land on an island being besieged by pirates. After several skirmishes, he is able to pit them against Wogga Zazula and her tribe, who have followed Easy and Pippy to the island. The pirates drive off Wogga Zazula and her tribe at great cost to themselves, and are in turn overthrown by Easy, Pippy, and the island natives. Easy and Pippy make it back to their plane and return to India.
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sunday (NEA Service) 1935.04.14-1935.07.07
Keywords
island; jungles; pirates; swamps

Indexer Notes

reproduced from color scans of Sunday strips; original colorist(s) unknown.

The Princess (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Easy / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane
Pencils
Roy Crane
Inks
Roy Crane
Colors
?
Letters
Roy Crane ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Easy; Harry Pippin; Princess Marta of Nikkateena; Czar of Nikkateena; Count Heyloff; Col. Winterkoff
Synopsis
Easy falls for a girl who turns out to be the princess of Nikkateena. Rescuing her from the unwanted attentions of Count Heyloff, he escorts her back to Nikkateena. Heyloff follows and arranges a war between Nikkateena and a neighboring country, hoping to get Easy killed and to blackmail the czar into making the princess marry Heyloff. But Easy becomes a war hero instead, and turns the tables on Heyloff, who is killed as a traitor. Overwhelmed by the hero worship of the citizenry, he hops a freight train out of the country.
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sunday (NEA Service) 1935.07.14-1935.12.01
Keywords
aircraft; duels; war

Indexer Notes

reproduced from color scans of Sunday strips; original colorists unknown.

Coloring Notes (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Rick Norwood
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
description of how newspaper Sundays were colored, with sample pages
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Easy
  2. 1. Foreword
  3. 2. Preface
  4. 3. introduction
  5. 4. Gungshi
    Captain Easy
  6. 5. The Slave Girl
    Captain Easy
  7. 6. The Sunken City
    Captain Easy
  8. 7. Pirates
    Captain Easy
  9. 8. The Princess
    Captain Easy
  10. 9. Coloring Notes
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