(January 1936)

Eastern Color, 1934 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1935-12-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Eastern Color Printing Company
Editing
Harold A. Moore (editor); Stephen Douglas (editor)

Issue Notes

Eastern Color Address: 50 Church Street, New York, New York.

Almost all of the content of this comic consists of newspaper strip reprints, mainly Sunday pages in their original format. The dates of publication of these strips have, in practically all cases, been removed.

On sale date from the previous issue's “Let's Get into a Huddle” page.

The Nation's Comic Monthly (Table of Contents)

S'matter Pop? / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Victor Pazmiño
Inks
Victor Pazmiño
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Keywords
New Year

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

Buck Rogers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Pencils
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Inks
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! It's not twelve o'clock yet!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Four unrelated gag panels.

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

Connie / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Frank Godwin (credited, signed)
Pencils
Frank Godwin (credited, signed)
Inks
Frank Godwin (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Sally...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Connie Kurridge; Sally
Reprints
  • from Connie Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier is “The Wet Blanket”, by the same creator.

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

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

Script
Frank Godwin (credited)
Pencils
Frank Godwin (credited)
Inks
Frank Godwin (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The paper says about me...
Genre
humor; domestic
Reprints
  • from Connie Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of the "Connie" Sunday page, by the same creator.

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

Fisher's History of Boxing / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher
Pencils
Al Capp (credited as Ham Fisher)
Inks
Al Capp (credited as Ham Fisher)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boxing reaches America. 1835...
Genre
sports; non-fiction; biography; history
Characters
James Burke; "Bendigo"
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier of the “Joe Palooka” Sunday page, by the same creators.

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

Joe Palooka / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher
Pencils
Al Capp (credited as Ham Fisher)
Inks
Al Capp (credited as Ham Fisher)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mistah Knobby phoned...
Genre
drama; sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Mrs. Highsnoot
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier is “Fisher’s History of Boxing”, by the same creators.

Happy New Year To You All! (Table of Contents: 7)

Let's Get Into a Huddle! / letters page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Stephen Douglas
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

synopses of some of the contents

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, etc. (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
George G. Janosik
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Eastern Color Printing Co. 61 Leavenworth St Waterbury Ct.
Editor Harold A. Moore. Business Manager George Janosik
Owners: Eastern Color Printing C., American-Republican Inc.
E. Robert Stevenson, Eric Pape, James H. Darcey, B. H. Dupuy, William B. Pape, George Janosik

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

Above the Crowd / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography

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

Nipper / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Clare Victor Dwiggins (credited as Dwig)
Pencils
Clare Victor Dwiggins (credited as Dwig)
Inks
Clare Victor Dwiggins (credited as Dwig)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw, Mom, have a heart!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Nipper Tucker; Mrs. Tucker; Muriel; Pip Gint
Reprints
  • from Nipper Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier is “Footsteps on the Sands of Time”, by the same creator.

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

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

Script
Clare Victor Dwiggins (signed as Dwig)
Pencils
Clare Victor Dwiggins (signed as Dwig)
Inks
Clare Victor Dwiggins (signed as Dwig)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bill's mother sends him out to shovel a snow path to the garage
Genre
humor
Characters
Bill
Reprints
  • from Nipper Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of the “Nipper” Sunday page, by the same creator.

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

"Good Deed" Dotty / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy (credited); J. P. McEvoy (credited)
Pencils
John Striebel (credited); John Striebel (credited)
Inks
John Striebel (credited); John Striebel (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Six!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
"Good Deed" Dotty
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier of the "Dixie Dugan" Sunday page, by the same creators.

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

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy (credited)
Pencils
John Striebel (credited, signed)
Inks
John Striebel (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good gosh! - I'd forgotten all about these!
Genre
humor
Characters
Dixie Dugan; Ma Dugan; Pa Dugan; Mickey
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier is ""Good Deed" Dotty", by the same creators.

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clifford McBride (credited)
Pencils
Clifford McBride (credited)
Inks
Clifford McBride (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the third turkey I've brought home today on approval...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby; Wong
Reprints
  • from Napoleon Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

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

Flight / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
W. D. Tipton
Pencils
John Hollis Mason
Inks
John Hollis Mason
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

Seaweed Sam the Rhyming Rover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Pazmiño
Pencils
Victor Pazmiño
Inks
Victor Pazmiño
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Sam and his goat escape from the Mandarin...
Genre
humor
Characters
Seaweed Sam; The Manchu Magician

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

The Frog Pond Ferry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Going Christmas shopping eh Gorgonzola?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
The Skipper; Gorgonzola

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Strange As It Seems / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Hix
Pencils
John Hix
Inks
John Hix
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

Script
F. O. Alexander (credited)
Pencils
F. O. Alexander (credited)
Inks
F. O. Alexander (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flowers!! - How thoughtful of Harry!
Genre
adventure; drama; humor
Characters
Harry Hollingsworth; Rudolph Rassendale (villain); Belinda Blinks
Reprints
  • from Hairbreadth Harry Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grab them quick!
Genre
science fiction; adventure
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers Sunday (John F. Dille Co.)

Rudy Fixes Things For Junior (Table of Contents: 22)

The Nebbs / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Sol Hess (credited)
Pencils
Wallace Carlson (signed as W. A. Carlson)
Inks
Wallace Carlson (signed as W. A. Carlson)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
John “Junior” Nebb; Rudy Nebb; Fanny Nebb
Reprints
  • from The Nebbs Sunday (The Bell Syndicate) 1933-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

The Sunday page is shared equally between "The Nebbs" and "Simp O'Dill".

Getting A Laugh Out of Life (Table of Contents: 23)

Simp O'Dill / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Sol Hess (credited)
Pencils
Wallace Carlson (signed as W. A. Carlson)
Inks
Wallace Carlson (signed as W. A. Carlson)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Simp O'Dill
Reprints
  • from The Nebbs Sunday (The Bell Syndicate) 1933-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

The Sunday page is shared equally between "The Nebbs" and "Simp O'Dill".

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

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

Script
A. E. Hayward (credited, signed)
Pencils
A. E. Hayward (credited, signed)
Inks
A. E. Hayward (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, being exact...
Genre
humor; drama
Characters
Sam Smithers; Cam O’Flage
Reprints
  • from Somebody's Stenog Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier is “The Back-Seat Driver”, by the same creator.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
A. E. Hayward (credited, signed)
Pencils
A. E. Hayward (credited, signed)
Inks
A. E. Hayward (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look out for that turn...
Genre
humor
Characters
John Smith; Mrs. Smith [both unnamed here]
Reprints
  • from Somebody's Stenog Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of the "Somebody's Stenog" Sunday page, by the same creator.

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

Funland / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

puzzle-page

Cawnpore and Lucknow (Table of Contents: 27)

Highlights of History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. Carroll Mansfield (credited, signed)
Pencils
J. Carroll Mansfield (credited, signed)
Inks
J. Carroll Mansfield (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; non-fiction; history
Reprints
  • from Highights of History Sunday (The Bell Syndicate)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The nerve of that cheapskate...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Butty; Fatty

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Roy L. Williams (credited)
Pencils
Roy L. Williams (credited)
Inks
Roy L. Williams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What d'ya know about that! A little kid deserted in the theatre!
Genre
adventure; drama; children
Characters
Dorothy "Babe" Bunting; Bob Crumpet; Mrs. Crumpet; Detective Keen
Reprints
  • from Babe Bunting daily (The Ledger Syndicate) 1935-05-27 - 1935-06-01
  • 1935-06-03 - 1935-06-06

Indexer Notes

First comic-book appearance.

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

S'matter Pop? / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Charles Payne (credited as C. M. Payne) (signed as Payne)
Pencils
Charles Payne (credited as C. M. Payne) (signed as Payne)
Inks
Charles Payne (credited as C. M. Payne) (signed as Payne)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ambrose! Never mind going to war!
Genre
humor
Characters
Pop Wimpus; Ma Wimpus; Ambrose Wimpus
Reprints
  • from S’matter, Pop? Sunday (The Bell Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The Sunday page is shared equally between "S’matter, Pop?" and "Honeybunch's Hubby", by the same creator.

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

Honeybunch's Hubby / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Charles Payne (credited as C. M. Payne) (signed as Payne)
Pencils
Charles Payne (credited as C. M. Payne) (signed as Payne)
Inks
Charles Payne (credited as C. M. Payne) (signed as Payne)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh! Don't forget I need some money to go shopping!
Genre
humor
Characters
Honeybunch; her hubby
Reprints
  • from S’matter, Pop? Sunday (The Bell Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The Sunday page is shared equally between "S’matter, Pop?" and "Honeybunch's Hubby", by the same creator.

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

Bobby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger (credited, signed)
Pencils
S. M. Iger (credited, signed)
Inks
S. M. Iger (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Bobby!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Bobby; his mother; Curley

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

Flying To Fame / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Welch (credited)
Pencils
Russell Ross (credited) (signed as Ross)
Inks
Russell Ross (credited) (signed as Ross)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With their crew complete again...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Slim; Tubby; O'Brien
Reprints
  • from Flying To Fame daily (The Register and Tribune Syndicate)

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

Napoleon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clifford McBride (credited, signed)
Pencils
Clifford McBride (credited, signed)
Inks
Clifford McBride (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've gone through a most trying ordeal...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Napoleon; Uncle Elby; Mrs. Snootyton
Reprints
  • from Napoleon Sunday (Lafave Newspaper Features)

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

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

Script
F. O. Alexander (credited)
Pencils
F. O. Alexander (credited)
Inks
F. O. Alexander (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We spend as much time chasing down escaped convicts these days...
Genre
detective-mystery; adventure; drama; humor
Characters
Harry Hollingsworth; Rudolph Rassendale (villain); Belinda Blinks
Reprints
  • from Hairbreadth Harry Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier is "High-Gear Homer", by the same creator.

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

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

Script
F. O. Alexander (credited) (signed as Alexander)
Pencils
F. O. Alexander (credited) (signed as Alexander)
Inks
F. O. Alexander (credited) (signed as Alexander)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm gonna sell myself to the casting director of Station PFFT and get a good job!
Genre
humor
Characters
High-Gear Homer
Reprints
  • from Hairbreadth Harry Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of the "Hairbreadth Harry" Sunday page, by the same creator.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Little Brother / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Inks
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Brother
Reprints
  • from The Bungle Family Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier of "The Bungle Family" Sunday page, by the same creator.

Good Will With a Vengeance (Table of Contents: 38)

The Bungle Family / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
H. J. Tuthill (credited) (signed as Tuthill)
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill (credited) (signed as Tuthill)
Inks
H. J. Tuthill (credited) (signed as Tuthill)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
George Bungle; Kelly
Reprints
  • from The Bungle Family Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier is "Little Brother", by the same creator.

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

"Holly" of Hollywood / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Pop Momand (credited)
Pencils
Pop Momand (credited)
Inks
Pop Momand (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Susie!
Genre
humor
Characters
Holly; Susie
Reprints
  • from Keeping Up With the Joneses Sunday (Associated Newspapers)

Indexer Notes

The top tier of the “Keeping Up With the Joneses” Sunday page, by the same creator.

A Crisis in the Eddie-Angus Feud (Table of Contents: 40)

Keeping Up With the Joneses / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Pop Momand (credited, signed)
Pencils
Pop Momand (credited, signed)
Inks
Pop Momand (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Bowers
Reprints
  • from Keeping Up With the Joneses Sunday (Associated Newspapers)

Indexer Notes

The top tier is “Holly of Hollywood”, by the same creator.

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

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

Script
A. E. Hayward (credited, signed)
Pencils
A. E. Hayward (credited, signed)
Inks
A. E. Hayward (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now let's see those New Year resolutions
Genre
humor; drama
Characters
Sam Smithers; Cam O’Flage; Mame
Reprints
  • from Somebody's Stenog Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier is “The Back-Seat Driver”, by the same creator.

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

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

Script
A. E. Hayward (credited) (signed as A E H)
Pencils
A. E. Hayward (credited) (signed as A E H)
Inks
A. E. Hayward (credited) (signed as A E H)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Resolved - To do the driving from now on
Genre
humor
Characters
John Smith; Mrs. Smith
Reprints
  • from Somebody's Stenog Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of the "Somebody's Stenog" Sunday page, by the same creator.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

Such Is Life / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Walt Munson (credited, signed)
Pencils
Walt Munson (credited, signed)
Inks
Walt Munson (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, Charley...
Genre
humor
Characters
Charley
Reprints
  • from Such is Life daily (The Ledger Syndicate)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

Dumb-Bells / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Charles J. Dunn
Pencils
Charles J. Dunn
Inks
Charles J. Dunn
Colors
?
Letters
?

Big Dough (Table of Contents: 45)

Dizzy Dramas / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Joe Bowers (credited, signed)
Pencils
Joe Bowers (credited, signed)
Inks
Joe Bowers (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Dizzy Dramas daily (The Ledger Syndicate)

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

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

Script
Julian Ollendorff (signed as Ollendorff) (credited as Julian Ollendorf)
Pencils
Julian Ollendorff (signed as Ollendorff) (credited as Julian Ollendorf)
Inks
Julian Ollendorff (signed as Ollendorff) (credited as Julian Ollendorf)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the S-S Studios
Genre
drama
Characters
Olive Lane; Abe "A.G." Ginsberg; Lala Palooza; Brad Nelson; Grand Duke Nickolaus Offatopski; Duchess Itsa Payoff
Reprints
  • from Olly of the Movies daily (The McNaught Syndicate)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

"Good Deed" Dotty / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy (credited)
Pencils
John Striebel (credited)
Inks
John Striebel (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh - Th' sign painter must've made a mistake on the date
Genre
humor; children
Characters
"Good Deed" Dotty
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate) 1935-12-xx

Indexer Notes

The top tier of the "Dixie Dugan" Sunday page, by the same creators.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy (credited)
Pencils
John Striebel (credited, signed)
Inks
John Striebel (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've got t'buy paper hats for our New Year's Eve Party
Genre
humor
Characters
Dixie Dugan; Mickey; Mr. Gooflemayer
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate) 1935-12-xx

Indexer Notes

The top tier is ""Good Deed" Dotty", by the same creators.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50)

Strange As It Seems / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Hix
Pencils
John Hix
Inks
John Hix
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 51)

Fisher's History of Boxing / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher
Pencils
Al Capp (credited as Ham Fisher)
Inks
Al Capp (credited as Ham Fisher)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of adventurous nature...
Genre
sports; non-fiction; biography; history
Characters
Jack Dempsey
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier of the “Joe Palooka” Sunday page, by the same creators.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 52)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher
Pencils
Al Capp (credited as Ham Fisher)
Inks
Al Capp (credited as Ham Fisher)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They've ast us t'work at th' amachoor charity bouts tonite.
Genre
sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Knobby Walsh; Ernie Heffernan; Ernie Smith
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier is “Fisher’s History of Boxing”, by the same creators.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

Jane Arden / Lena Pry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Monte Barrett (credited)
Pencils
Jack W. McGuire (credited, signed)
Inks
Jack W. McGuire (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jealous of Jane's success in movies...
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Jane Arden; Lena; Lura; Lena Pry
Reprints
  • from Jane Arden Sunday (The Register and Tribune Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

Four Sunday pages, each one featuring a sequential "Jane Arden" storyline (0.5), a self-contained "Lena Pry" story (0.33), and a fashion panel "Jane Arden's Wardrobe" (0.17), all by the same creators.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

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

Script
S. L. Huntley
Pencils
Art Huhta (signed)
Inks
Art Huhta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yuh wanta divide th' number of miles by th' days of th' week
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Mescal Ike; Miss Sally; Pa Piffle
Reprints
  • from Mescal Ike daily (Associated Newspapers)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

The Frog Pond Ferry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
The Skipper

Indexer Notes

pantomime; wordless comic

Phantom Bullets (Table of Contents: 56)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Hyatt (credited as Robert M. Hyatt)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Bart Nolan; Old Jim; "Killer" Kells; Shorty

Indexer Notes

western

Robert Clive (Table of Contents: 57)

Highlights of History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. Carroll Mansfield (credited, signed)
Pencils
J. Carroll Mansfield (credited, signed)
Inks
J. Carroll Mansfield (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; non-fiction; history
Characters
Robert Clive
Reprints
  • from Highights of History Sunday (The Bell Syndicate)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 58)

Queenie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger (credited as Bob Bliss) (signed)
Pencils
S. M. Iger (credited as Bob Bliss) (signed)
Inks
S. M. Iger (credited as Bob Bliss) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No use, Aunt Prunella...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Queenie; Aunt Prunella

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59)

Amaze-A-Minute / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arnold
Pencils
Arnold
Inks
Arnold
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Junior's Stomachache (Table of Contents: 60)

The Nebbs / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Sol Hess (credited)
Pencils
Wallace Carlson (signed as W. A. Carlson)
Inks
Wallace Carlson (signed as W. A. Carlson)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
John “Junior” Nebb; Peggy; Uncle Charlie
Reprints
  • from The Nebbs Sunday (The Bell Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The Sunday page is shared equally between "The Nebbs" and "Simp O'Dill".

Simp's Left To Hold The Sack (Table of Contents: 61)

Simp O'Dill / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Sol Hess (credited)
Pencils
Wallace Carlson (signed as W. A. Carlson)
Inks
Wallace Carlson (signed as W. A. Carlson)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Simp O'Dill
Reprints
  • from The Nebbs Sunday (The Bell Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The Sunday page is shared equally between "The Nebbs" and "Simp O'Dill".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 62)

Dan Dunn, Secret Operative 48 / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Norman Marsh (credited)
Pencils
Norman Marsh (credited)
Inks
Norman Marsh (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, Dorothy, there's no doubt about it...
Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Dan Dunn; Dorothy; Bruno
Reprints
  • from Dan Dunn Sunday (Publishers Syndicate)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 63)

Funland / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

puzzle-page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 64)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's just the thing...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Butty; Fatty; Grandpop

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 65)

Ned Brant of Carter / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Zuppke (credited)
Pencils
Walt Depew (signed)
Inks
Walt Depew (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ned could't have ended his last game at Carter in more hard luck
Genre
drama; sports
Characters
Ned Brant; Coach Dave Meegan; Fay Chambers; Rims
Reprints
  • from Ned Brant daily (The Register and Tribune Syndicate)

Reviewing the Past Year (Table of Contents: 66)

Vignettes of Life / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. Norman Lynd (credited, signed)
Pencils
J. Norman Lynd (credited, signed)
Inks
J. Norman Lynd (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Vignettes of Life Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

A series of unrelated gag panels.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 67)

Screen Oddities / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roscoe Fawcett
Pencils
Bud Thompson
Inks
Bud Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 68)

Nipper / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Clare Victor Dwiggins (credited as Dwig)
Pencils
Clare Victor Dwiggins (credited as Dwig)
Inks
Clare Victor Dwiggins (credited as Dwig)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who did that?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Nipper Tucker; Butch; Muriel; Pip Gint
Reprints
  • from Nipper Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier is “Footprints on the Sands of Time”, by the same creator.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 69)

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

Script
Clare Victor Dwiggins (signed as Dwig)
Pencils
Clare Victor Dwiggins (signed as Dwig)
Inks
Clare Victor Dwiggins (signed as Dwig)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bill's Uncle Silas, hanging onto the barn eaves...
Genre
humor
Characters
Bill
Reprints
  • from Nipper Sunday (The Ledger Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The bottom tier of the “Nipper” Sunday page, by the same creator.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 70) (Expand) /

Buck Rogers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Nation's Comic Monthly
    S'matter Pop?
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Buck Rogers
  3. 2. ["Hey! It's not twelve o'clock yet!"]
    Goofie Gags
  4. 3. ["Hello, Sally..."]
    Connie
  5. 4. ["The paper says about me..."]
    The Wet Blanket
  6. 5. ["Boxing reaches America. 1835..."]
    Fisher's History of Boxing
  7. 6. ["Mistah Knobby phoned..."]
    Joe Palooka
  8. 7. Happy New Year To You All!
    Let's Get Into a Huddle!
  9. 8. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, etc.
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Above the Crowd
  11. 10. ["Aw, Mom, have a heart!"]
    Nipper
  12. 11. ["Bill's mother sends him out to shovel a snow path to the garage"]
    Footprints on the Sands of Time
  13. 12. ["Six!"]
    "Good Deed" Dotty
  14. 13. ["Good gosh! - I'd forgotten all about these!"]
    Dixie Dugan
  15. 14. ["This is the third turkey I've brought home today on approval..."]
    Napoleon
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Flight
  17. 16. ["Well, Sam and his goat escape from the Mandarin..."]
    Seaweed Sam the Rhyming Rover
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Magic Made Easy
  19. 18. ["Going Christmas shopping eh Gorgonzola?"]
    The Frog Pond Ferry
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Strange As It Seems
  21. 20. ["Flowers!! - How thoughtful of Harry!"]
    Hairbreadth Harry
  22. 21. ["Grab them quick!"]
    Buck Rogers
  23. 22. Rudy Fixes Things For Junior
    The Nebbs
  24. 23. Getting A Laugh Out of Life
    Simp O'Dill
  25. 24. ["Yes, being exact..."]
    Somebody's Stenog
  26. 25. ["Look out for that turn..."]
    The Back-Seat Driver
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Funland
  28. 27. Cawnpore and Lucknow
    Highlights of History
  29. 28. ["The nerve of that cheapskate..."]
    Butty and Fatty
  30. 29. ["What d'ya know about that! A little kid deserted in the theatre!"]
    Babe Bunting
  31. 30. ["Ambrose! Never mind going to war!"]
    S'matter Pop?
  32. 31. ["Oh! Don't forget I need some money to go shopping!"]
    Honeybunch's Hubby
  33. 32. ["Hey! Bobby!"]
    Bobby
  34. 33. ["With their crew complete again..."]
    Flying To Fame
  35. 34. ["I've gone through a most trying ordeal..."]
    Napoleon
  36. 35. ["We spend as much time chasing down escaped convicts these days..."]
    Hairbreadth Harry
  37. 36. ["I'm gonna sell myself to the casting director of Station PFFT and get a good job!"]
    High-Gear Homer
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Little Brother
  39. 38. Good Will With a Vengeance
    The Bungle Family
  40. 39. ["Hey, Susie!"]
    "Holly" of Hollywood
  41. 40. A Crisis in the Eddie-Angus Feud
    Keeping Up With the Joneses
  42. 41. ["Now let's see those New Year resolutions"]
    Somebody's Stenog
  43. 42. ["Resolved - To do the driving from now on"]
    The Back-Seat Driver
  44. 43. ["Say, Charley..."]
    Such Is Life
  45. 44. [no title indexed]
    Dumb-Bells
  46. 45. Big Dough
    Dizzy Dramas
  47. 46. ["At the S-S Studios"]
    Olly of the Movies
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
    Magic Made Easy
  49. 48. ["Oh - Th' sign painter must've made a mistake on the date"]
    "Good Deed" Dotty
  50. 49. ["I've got t'buy paper hats for our New Year's Eve Party"]
    Dixie Dugan
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
    Strange As It Seems
  52. 51. ["Of adventurous nature..."]
    Fisher's History of Boxing
  53. 52. ["They've ast us t'work at th' amachoor charity bouts tonite."]
    Joe Palooka
  54. 53. ["Jealous of Jane's success in movies..."]
    Jane Arden / Lena Pry
  55. 54. ["Yuh wanta divide th' number of miles by th' days of th' week"]
    Mescal Ike
  56. 55. [no title indexed]
    The Frog Pond Ferry
  57. 56. Phantom Bullets
  58. 57. Robert Clive
    Highlights of History
  59. 58. ["No use, Aunt Prunella..."]
    Queenie
  60. 59. [no title indexed]
    Amaze-A-Minute
  61. 60. Junior's Stomachache
    The Nebbs
  62. 61. Simp's Left To Hold The Sack
    Simp O'Dill
  63. 62. ["No, Dorothy, there's no doubt about it..."]
    Dan Dunn, Secret Operative 48
  64. 63. [no title indexed]
    Funland
  65. 64. ["There's just the thing..."]
    Butty and Fatty
  66. 65. ["Ned could't have ended his last game at Carter in more hard luck"]
    Ned Brant of Carter
  67. 66. Reviewing the Past Year
    Vignettes of Life
  68. 67. [no title indexed]
    Screen Oddities
  69. 68. ["Who did that?"]
    Nipper
  70. 69. ["Bill's Uncle Silas, hanging onto the barn eaves..."]
    Footprints on the Sands of Time
  71. 70. [no title indexed]
    Buck Rogers
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