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Famous Funnies
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PublicationJuly 1940 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 1 | Frequency: monthly
 
CoverThe Nation's Comic Monthly
FeaturingJitter
ContentGenre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
 
Publisher advertisementReg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics (1 page)
FeaturingHydroman
CreditsPencils: Bill Everett (signed) | Inks: Bill Everett (signed)
ContentGenre: Superhero | Characters: Hydroman [Bob Blake]; Joyce Church; The Great One
NotesInside front cover. Includes indicia at bottom of the page. Promotional advertisement for Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics (Eastern Color, 1940 Series) #1 (August 1940).
 
Comic StorySuiting Himself
FeaturingThe Gay Thirties
CreditsScript: Hank Barrow (signed) | Pencils: Hank Barrow (signed) | Inks: Hank Barrow (signed) | Letters: Hank Barrow?
ContentGenre: Humor; Children
 
AdvertisementFree! 5 Airplanes!
CreditsScript:? (ad copy) | Pencils:? (illustration) | Inks:? (illustration) | Letters: typeset
NotesAdvertisement for making home-made airplanes from Smart Flying of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
 
Comic StoryGetting the Air
FeaturingThe Gay Thirties
CreditsScript: Hank Barrow (signed) | Pencils: Hank Barrow (signed) | Inks: Hank Barrow (signed) | Letters: Hank Barrow?
ContentGenre: Humor; Children
 
Cartoon"Don't be afraid! It's only a little one!" (1 page)
FeaturingGoofie Gags
CreditsScript: Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed) | Pencils: Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed) | Inks: Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed) | Letters: Victor E. Pazmiño?
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesFour gag cartoons.
 
Activity"Can you add the finishing touches..."
FeaturingArtistic Artie
CreditsScript: M. E. Brady | Pencils: M. E. Brady | Inks: M. E. Brady | Letters: M. E. Brady
ContentGenre: Non-fiction
NotesArtistic Artie is a topper to Butty and Fatty comic strip listed in the next sequence. Activity panel inviting the reader to finish the drawing.
 
Comic Story"Buzz z buz-z buz-z" "Z-z-z z-z-z r"
FeaturingButty and Fatty
CreditsScript: M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed) | Pencils: M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed) | Inks: M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed) | Letters: M. E. Brady?
ContentGenre: Humor; Children | Characters: Butty; Fatty
 
Comic Story"Can you tell me why there's such a rush?" (4 pages)
FeaturingRoy Powers
CreditsScript: Paul Powell (credited) | Pencils: Kemp Starrett? | Inks: Kemp Starrett?
ContentGenre: Adventure
 
Letters PageBigger and Better Than Ever (1 page)
FeaturingLet's Get Into a Huddle
CreditsScript: Stephen Douglas (signed) | Pencils: Stephen Douglas (signed) | Inks: Stephen Douglas (signed) | Letters: typeset
ContentGenre: Non-fiction
NotesPromotional page for Famous Funnies and letter snippets. Letter snippets from: Barbara Jean Ligget (Middletown, Ohio), and The Pen Pal Gang (Berkeley, California).
 
Comic StoryCavaliers and Roundheads (1 page)
FeaturingHigh Lights of History
CreditsScript: J. Carroll Mansfield (credited) | Pencils: J. Carroll Mansfield (credited) | Inks: J. Carroll Mansfield (credited) | Letters: J. Carroll Mansfield?
ContentGenre: Non-fiction; History
 
Comic Story"Where at is the plane?" (4 pages)
FeaturingSkyroads
CreditsScript: Russell Keaton (signed) | Pencils: Russell Keaton (signed) | Inks: Russell Keaton (signed) | Letters: Russell Keaton?
ContentGenre: Aviation
NotesLast panel of each daily strip includes "Wing Tips", short factoids about flying.
 
Comic Story"I hope I have every dance with you tonight!"
FeaturingHairbreadth Harry
CreditsScript: F. O. Alexander [as Alexander] (signed) | Pencils: F. O. Alexander [as Alexander] (signed) | Inks: F. O. Alexander [as Alexander] (signed) | Letters: F. O. Alexander?
ContentGenre: Adventure; Humor
 
Comic Story"Homer, can you come right over?"
FeaturingHigh-Gear Homer
CreditsScript: F. O. Alexander [as A] (signed) | Pencils: F. O. Alexander [as A] (signed) | Inks: F. O. Alexander [as A] (signed) | Letters: F. O. Alexander?
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesHigh-Gear Homer is a topper (footer) to the Hairbreadth Harry comic strip listed in the previous sequence.
 
FeaturingBuck Rogers
CreditsScript: Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed) | Pencils: Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed) | Inks: Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed)
ContentGenre: Science Fiction
 
Comic StoryKeep Out (1 page)
FeaturingJitter
CreditsScript: Arthur Poinier (signed) | Pencils: Arthur Poinier (signed) | Inks: Arthur Poinier (signed) | Letters: Arthur Poinier?
ContentGenre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
 
Comic Story"Speed Spaulding - college half-back - was calling on Ann Pendon..." (4 pages)
FeaturingSpeed Spaulding
CreditsScript: Edwin Balmer (credited); Philip Wylie (credited) | Pencils: Marvin Bradley (signed) | Inks: Marvin Bradley (signed)
ContentGenre: Science Fiction | Characters: Speed Spaulding; Ann Pendon; Professor Pendon; Lieutenant Rex Dean; Torpedo; Spider; Secret Seven (two unnamed scientists); The President (unnamed)
NotesFirst reprints of Speed Spaulding in comic books, reprinting the first comic strips published.
 
Comic Story"Let's Go, Norcross!" (4 pages)
FeaturingDickie Dare
CreditsScript: Coulton Waugh (signed) | Pencils: Colton Waugh (signed) | Inks: Colton Waugh (signed) | Letters: Coulton Waugh?
ContentGenre: Adventure; Children
 
Comic Story"Rark rark!" (2 pages)
FeaturingThe Adventures of Patsy
CreditsScript: Mel Graff (signed) | Pencils: Mel Graff (signed) | Inks: Mel Graff (signed) | Letters: Mel Graff?
ContentGenre: Adventure; Humor; Animal
 
Comic Story"Confound that dog!" (1 page)
FeaturingNapoleon
CreditsScript: Charles McBride (signed) | Pencils: Charles McBride (signed) | Inks: Charles McBride (signed) | Letters: Charles McBride?
ContentGenre: Humor; Animal | Characters: Napoleon; Uncle Elby
 
Comic Story"So the magic carpet sailed over Bagdad..." (1 page)
FeaturingBig Chief Wahoo
CreditsScript: Allen Saunders (credited) | Pencils: Elmer Woggon (signed) | Inks: Elmer Woggon (signed) | Letters: Elmer Woggon?
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Minnie Ha-Cha; Big Chief Wahoo; Rajah of Raz-Mah-Taz; Rajah's slaves
NotesLast panel includes a scale up design for a lawn ornament cut out called "Chief Wahoo's Jig-Saw Do-Jiggers".
 
FeaturingPenpal Page
CreditsLetters: typeset
 
Comic Story"This flat slowed me up for half an hour!" (1 page)
FeaturingNapoleon
CreditsScript: Clifford McBride (signed) | Pencils: Clifford McBride (signed) | Inks: Clifford McBride (signed) | Letters: Clifford McBride?
ContentGenre: Humor; Animal | Characters: Napoleon; Uncle Elby
 
Publisher advertisementHi Fellers! Join Today! (1 page)
FeaturingBuck Rogers Solar Scouts
CreditsScript:? (promo copy)
ContentGenre: Science Fiction
NotesPromotional advertisement to join the Buck Rogers Solar Scouts club.
 
Comic Story"Where are we going Mr. Doaks?" (4 pages)
FeaturingOaky Doaks
CreditsScript: William McCleery [as RB Fuller] (signed) | Pencils: Ralph Briggs Fuller [as RB Fuller] (signed) | Inks: Ralph Briggs Fuller [as RB Fuller] (signed)
ContentGenre: Adventure; Fantasy; Historical
 
Comic Story"C'mon Tiny, let's shoot some rockets and fire crackers!" (1 page)
FeaturingSeaweed Sam
CreditsScript: Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed) | Pencils: Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed) | Inks: Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed) | Letters: Victor E. Pazmiño?
ContentGenre: Humor
 
Comic Story"Wahoo, take your nephew out in the park..." (1 page)
FeaturingBig Chief Wahoo
CreditsScript: Allen Saunders (credited) | Pencils: Elmer Woggon (signed) | Inks: Elmer Woggon (signed) | Letters: Elmer Woggon?
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Big Chief Wahoo; Minnie Ha-Cha; Wah-Wah (nephew)
NotesLast panel is called "Indian Slango" listing period gags on Native American slang. Dialogue edited out of the reprint at the bottom of the "Indian Slango" panel.
 
Comic Story"A ransom note?" (2 pages)
FeaturingOlly of the Movies
CreditsScript: Julian Ollendorf (signed) | Pencils: Julian Ollendorf (signed) | Inks: Julian Ollendorf (signed) | Letters: Julian Ollendorf?
ContentGenre: Adventure
 
Comic Story"The reporters and news-reel men are completely won over by Mickey..." (2 pages)
FeaturingScorchy Smith
CreditsScript: Noel Sickles (signed) | Pencils: Noel Sickles (signed) | Inks: Noel Sickles (signed) | Letters: Noel Sickles?
ContentGenre: Adventure
 
Comic StoryVacation Daze Romance
FeaturingSomebody's Stenog
CreditsScript: A. E. Hayward (signed) | Pencils: A. E. Hayward (signed) | Inks: A. E. Hayward (signed) | Letters: A. E. Hayward?
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesFirst line of dialogue, "Mame you can hear th'great outdoors calling!"
 
Comic Story"If you want a trailer so badly - you shall have one!"
FeaturingThe Back-Seat Driver
CreditsScript: A. E. Hayward [as AEH] (signed) | Pencils: A. E. Hayward [as AEH] (signed) | Inks: A. E. Hayward [as AEH] (signed) | Letters: A. E. Hayward?
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesThe Back-Seat Driver is a topper (footer) to the Somebody's Stenog comic strip listed in the previous sequence.
 
Comic Story"So you're with those foolish ones" (2 pages)
FeaturingLightnin' and the Lone Rider
CreditsScript: Bob Farrell | Pencils: Frank Robbins; Jack Kirby [as Lance Kirby] (signed) | Inks: Frank Robbins; Jack Kirby [as Lance Kirby] (signed) | Letters: Jack Kirby
ContentGenre: Western-frontier | Characters: Lone Rider [Jim Larrimore]; The Panther (villain); Ramon (henchman); Luis (henchman); Reggie Van Smyth
NotesReprints Robbins material, which is the last of the comic strip reprints. Story is continued with new material by Kirby. Inker credit from Craig Delich. 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.
 
CartoonThe Senate's Adventurer (1 page)
FeaturingAbove the Crowd
CreditsScript: Stookie Allen (signed) | Pencils: Stookie Allen (signed) | Inks: Stookie Allen (signed) | Letters: Stookie Allen?
ContentGenre: Non-fiction; Biography | Characters: Senator Hiram Bingham
 
Comic Story"This may look funny - but it saves gasoline!" (1 page)
FeaturingNapoleon
CreditsScript: Clifford McBride (signed) | Pencils: Clifford McBride (signed) | Inks: Clifford McBride (signed) | Letters: Clifford McBride?
ContentGenre: Humor; Animal | Characters: Napoleon; Uncle Elby; Mr. Jones
 
Comic Story"Well Wahoo, How do you like your new job" (1 page)
FeaturingBig Chief Wahoo
CreditsScript: Allen Saunders (credited) | Pencils: Elmer Woggon [as Wog] (signed) | Inks: Elmer Woggon [as Wog] (signed) | Letters: Elmer Woggon?
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Big Chief Wahoo; Minnie Ha-Cha; unnamed poor kids; unnamed rich kids; Ammonia; Madam Zeemore; Oscar the Octopus
NotesLast panel includes an Oscar the Octopus gag panel.
 
Comic Story"And I don't want to be seen talking to anyone!" (2 pages)
FeaturingBabe Bunting
CreditsPencils: Roy L. Williams (credited) | Inks: Roy L. Williams (credited) | Letters: Roy L. Williams?
ContentGenre: Adventure; Children
 
Comic StoryProfessional Advice!
FeaturingMescal Ike
CreditsScript: S. L. Huntley (credited) | Pencils: Art Huhta (signed) | Inks: Art Huhta (signed)
ContentGenre: Humor; Western-frontier
NotesMescal Ike logo above this strip.
 
Comic StoryA Desperado-By Choice!
FeaturingMescal Ike
CreditsScript: S. L. Huntley (credited) | Pencils: Art Huhta | Inks: Art Huhta
ContentGenre: Humor; Western-frontier
 
Comic StoryWhat-No Dessert?
FeaturingMescal Ike
CreditsScript: S. L. Huntley (credited) | Pencils: Art Huhta | Inks: Art Huhta
ContentGenre: Humor; Western-frontier
 
Comic StoryRain, Rain, Go Away!
FeaturingMescal Ike
CreditsScript: S. L. Huntley (credited) | Pencils: Art Huhta (signed) | Inks: Art Huhta (signed)
ContentGenre: Humor; Western-frontier
 
Comic Story"Daddy's decided to take a cottage at some lake!"
FeaturingConnie
CreditsScript: Frank Godwin (credited) | Pencils: Frank Godwin (credited) | Inks: Frank Godwin (credited) | Letters: Frank Godwin?
ContentGenre: Adventure
 
Comic Story"Doctor, that reducing diet you gave me is the bunk!"
FeaturingThe Wet Blanket
CreditsScript: Frank Godwin (credited) | Pencils: Frank Godwin (credited) | Inks: Frank Godwin (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesThe Wet Blanket is a topper (footer) to Connie comic strip listed in the previous sequence.
 
Cartoon"Leave it to Joe - the umpire use to be a school teacher..." (1 page)
FeaturingLife's Like That
CreditsPencils: Fred Neher (credited) | Inks: Fred Neher (credited) | Letters: Fred Neher?
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Squeaky
NotesSix gag cartoons two of which feature a boy named Squeaky.
 
Comic StoryCampaign, Tennessee; Promise, Oregon; Windy, West Virginia; Sugar, Idaho (1 page)
FeaturingThere's a Town
CreditsScript: M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed) | Pencils: M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed) | Inks: M. E. Brady [as MEB] (signed) | Letters: M. E. Brady?
ContentGenre: Non-fiction
NotesThose credited for "discovering" these towns in their submission are: Loyd Anderson (San Ramon, California), Phyllis Penley (Asheville, North Carolina), Thomas Kitsch (Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania), James Asendorf (Jacksonville, Florida), Barbara Green (Camp Hill, Pennsylvania), Myron Nathan (Bronx, New York), and Joan Baxter (San Bernardino, California). Jane A. Whipple (Malone, New York) received credit for the suggestion of the “Picture Places” drawing within this feature.
 
Text StoryLong Live the King (2 pages)
SynopsisThe Harding's dog King is suspected of killing Mr. Heath's sheep. However, when King helps in the locating of Mr. Heath's missing son, Eddie, Mr. Heath knows it was not him.
CreditsScript: Eva Hanks Lycan | Pencils:? (illustrations) | Inks:? (illustrations) | Letters: typeset
ContentGenre: Drama | Characters: Alfred Harding; Ben Harding; King (dog); Mrs. Harding; Mr. Heath; Mrs. Heath; Eddie Heath; Hank Grenlow
 
Comic Story"How is the Boss, Doctor?" (2 pages)
FeaturingHomer Hoopee
CreditsScript: Fred Locher (signed) | Pencils: Fred Locher (signed) | Inks: Fred Locher (signed) | Letters: Fred Locher?
ContentGenre: Adventure
 
Activity"Farmer Jones can't find the animal thief..." (1 page)
FeaturingFunland Everybody's Playmate
CreditsScript: A. W. Nugent (credited) | Pencils: A. W. Nugent (signed) | Inks: A. W. Nugent (signed) | Letters: Art Nugent?
ContentGenre: Non-fiction
NotesPuzzle and activity page.
 
Comic StoryPiano Concert (1 page)
FeaturingNapoleon
CreditsScript: Clifford McBride (signed) | Pencils: Clifford McBride (signed) | Inks: Clifford McBride (signed) | Letters: Clifford McBride?
ContentGenre: Humor; Animal
NotesFirst line of dialogue, "You're going to sit right there and practice til your teacher comes!".
 
Activity"Arriving coin" (1 page)
FeaturingMagic Made Easy
CreditsScript: Stephen Douglas [as S. D.] (signed) | Pencils: Stephen Douglas [as S. D.] (signed) | Inks: Stephen Douglas [as S. D.] (signed) | Letters: Stephen Douglas?; typeset
ContentGenre: Non-fiction
NotesActivity page of magic tricks.
 
Publisher advertisementHey Fellows... Here It Is!! (1 page)
FeaturingBig Shot Comics
CreditsScript:? (promo copy) | Pencils: Ogden Whitney (cover Big Shot Comics #3); various (cover vignettes) | Inks: Ogden Whitney (cover Big Shot Comics #3); various (cover vignettes) | Letters: typeset
ContentCharacters: Skyman; Charlie Chan; Joe Palooka; Marvelo (vignette); The Face (vignette); Rocky Ryan (vignette); a tiger
NotesInside back cover. House promotional advertisement for Big Shot Comics (Columbia, 1940 Series) #3 (July 1940) and #4 (August 1940, partial cover only).
 
AdvertisementReady The Sensational New Daisy 1000-Shot Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine (1 page)
FeaturingRed Ryder; Daisy Manufacturing Company
CreditsScript:? (ad copy) | Pencils: Fred Harman (Red Ryder characters) (signed);? (illustrations) | Inks: Fred Harman (Red Ryder characters) (signed);? (illustrations) | Letters:?; typeset
ContentGenre: Western-frontier | Characters: Red Ryder; Little Beaver
NotesBack cover. Advertisement featuring characters from the Red Ryder comic characters for the Red Ryder 1000-shot Carbine BB gun from Daisy Manufacturing Company of Plymouth, Michigan.
 
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