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A little water damage towards the spine, but it isn't obvious on most pages.

May 1940, 64 of 68 pages, no Buck Rogers.

Issue: #70
Published: May 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Stephen Douglas (editor, art director) (uncredited); 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
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, 19 West 44th Street, New York, New York. On sale date from the feature "Let's Get Into a Huddle" from Famous Funnies (Eastern Color, 1934 Series) #69 (April 1940).
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) The Nation's Comic Monthly
Featuring: Napoleon; Mescal Ike
Credits: Letters: Victor E. Pazmiño ?
Genre: Humor
Characters: Uncle Elby Pa Piffle [Paw Piffle]

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Join Today! Buck Rogers Solar Scouts
Credits: Pencils: Dick Calkins | Inks: Dick Calkins | Letters: typeset
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Anthony "Buck" Rogers

Cartoon (0 pages) Head on His Shoulders
Credits: Letters: Hank Barrow ?
Genre: Humor

Cartoon (0 pages) Can This Be Treason?
Credits: Letters: Hank Barrow ?
Genre: Humor
Characters: Willie Unnamed Boy

Advertisement (0 pages) Fireworks
Featuring: Baltimore Fireworks Company, Inc.
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: ?; typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Advertisement (0 pages) Given Nothing to Buy
Featuring: Wilson Chemical Company, Inc.
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: ? (illustration) | Inks: ? (illustration) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Advertisement (0 pages) Streamlined Bike for You!
Featuring: Crowell-Collier Publishing Company
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: ? (comic art); ? (illustration) | Inks: ? (comic art); ? (illustration) | Letters: ?; typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Cartoon (1 page)
Credits: Letters: Victor E. Pazmiño ?
Genre: Humor

Cartoon (1 page)
Featuring: Star Flashes
Synopsis: Fun facts about movie stars and trivia about Hollywood.
Credits: Script: Charles Bruno (signed) | Pencils: Charles Bruno (signed) | Inks: Charles Bruno (signed) | Letters: Charles Bruno ?
Genre: Non-fiction Biography
Characters: Clark Cable Mary Carlisle Jane Withers Gene Autry Trigger Shirley Temple

Advertisement (0 pages) Free! Snake Triangle!
Featuring: The Mail Box Stamps for Collectors
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: ? (illustrations) | Inks: ? (illustrations) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (4 pages)
Credits: Script: Paul Powell (credited)
Genre: Adventure Teen
Characters: Roy Powers Rocky Jones Chunky The Commissioner Conway

Letters Page (1 page) Thrills Galore in Famous Funnies
Featuring: Let's Get Into a Huddle!
Credits: Script: Stephen Douglas (signed) | Pencils: Stephen Douglas (signed) | Inks: Stephen Douglas (signed) | Letters: typeset; Stephen Douglas

Comic Story (1 page) Cavaliers and Roundheads
Credits: Letters: J. Carroll Mansfield ?
Genre: Non-fiction History
Characters: Charles I James I Duke Of Buckingham

Comic Story (0 pages)
Featuring: Would You Believe It......?
Credits: Script: J. Carroll Mansfield | Pencils: J. Carroll Mansfield | Inks: J. Carroll Mansfield | Letters: J. Carroll Mansfield ?
Genre: Non-fiction History
Characters: Man O' War Napolen Bonaparte Louis Bonaparte Hortense Beauharnais

Cartoon (0 pages) Perseverance
Featuring: Historic Ships......
Credits: Script: J. Carroll Mansfield (signed) | Pencils: J. Carroll Mansfield (signed) | Inks: J. Carroll Mansfield (signed) | Letters: J. Carroll Mansfield ?
Genre: Non-fiction History

Comic Story (4 pages)
Genre: Adventure Aviation
Characters: Baron Von Gluck Speed McCloud Baker Billy Hill

Comic Story (1 page)
Credits: Letters: F. O. Alexander ?
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Harry Hollingsworth Rudolph Rassendale (villain) Belinda Blinks

Comic Story (0 pages)
Credits: Letters: F. O. Alexander ?
Genre: Humor
Characters: High-Gear Homer

Comic Story (4 pages)
Credits: Script: Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed) | Pencils: Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed) | Inks: Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed)
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Buddy Deering Princess Alura Klawgor Tigaw Fangar

Comic Story (1 page) 18
Synopsis: Jitter helps a a caddy to a woman playing golf
Credits: Letters: Arthur Poinier ?
Genre: Humor Animal Sports
Characters: Jitter Unnamed Red-haired Woman

Comic Story (3 pages)
Featuring: Sergeant Stony Craig
Credits: Script: Frank Rentfrow (credited)
Genre: Military
Characters: Sergeant Stony Craig Jeremy Blade Devlin Wise Fink

Comic Story (1 page)
Credits: Letters: Elmer Woggon ?
Genre: Humor
Characters: Big Chief Wahoo Princess Minnie Ha-Cha Pigtails Unnamed Kids Kelly (greenhouse Owner) Ammonia (Wahoo's Horse)

Comic Story (4 pages)
Genre: Adventure Children
Characters: Dickie Dare Dan Flynn: Wags Mike

Comic Story (2 pages)
Genre: Adventure Children
Characters: Patsy Cardigan Uncle Phil Cardigan Georgia Her Father, The Colonel

Comic Story (1 page) Uncle Elby and Napoleon Get Back at Speed Boaters
Synopsis: Napoleon and Uncle Elby's quiet time fishing is ruined by the splashing waters from two people in a speed boat. Elby buys an engine for his boat from a Marine store and fills up a tub of water. They chase down the boaters and Elby dumps the tub and water on them causing them to crash on the shore. Now they can return to their fishing.
Genre: Humor Animal
Characters: Napoleon Uncle Elby

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Daredevils of Destiny
Credits: Script: Frank Rentfrow (credited)
Genre: Biography Military
Characters: Private Albert Smith Machinist Mate P. M. Phelps

Letters Page (2 pages)
Featuring: The Pen Pal Page
Credits: Pencils: ? (logo art) | Inks: ? (logo art) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (1 page)
Credits: Letters: Clifford McBride ?
Genre: Humor Animal
Characters: Napoleon Uncle Elby

Public Service Announcement (1 page) Children's Crusade for Children
Genre: Advocacy

Comic Story (4 pages)
Genre: Adventure Humor Historical
Characters: Sir Oaky Doaks King Cedric Princess Osha Kashn Kari Lulu

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Seaweed Sam the Rhyming Rover
Credits: Letters: Victor E. Pazmiño ?
Genre: Humor
Characters: Seaweed Sam Prince Tiny

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Big Chief Wahoo The Great Gusto Princess Minnie-Ha-Cha Unnamed Male Sales Clerk Unnamed Female Sales Clerk Unnamed Female Customer

Comic Story (2 pages)
Credits: Letters: Julian Ollendorff ?
Genre: Drama
Characters: Olive Lane Irma Hunkatin Maxie

Comic Story (2 pages)
Genre: Adventure Aviation
Characters: Scorchy Smith Himmelstoss Mickey Lafarge

Comic Story (1 page) Queen of the May
Credits: Letters: Alfred Earle Hayward ?
Genre: Humor
Characters: Sam Smithers Cam O'Flage Unnamed Bonbon College Co-eds Unnamed Bonbon College Dean Unnamed Police Officer Unnamed Judge

Comic Story (0 pages)
Genre: Humor
Characters: John Smith Mary Smith (both Unnamed Here)

Comic Story (2 pages)
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Jim Larrimore Pat Reggie Van Smyth The Panther (villain) Ramon (henchman) Luis (henchman)

Cartoon (1 page)
Credits: Letters: Benjamin D. Allen ?
Genre: Non-fiction Biography
Characters: Captain A. L. Kahn

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Humor Animal
Characters: Napoleon Uncle Elby

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Big Chief Wahoo Dixie Down ["Butch" Mahoney] (blacksmith) Gravyface Tubby Unnamed Kids Oscar The Octopus

Comic Story (2 pages)
Credits: Letters: Roy L. Williams ?
Genre: Adventure Children
Characters: Dorothy "Babe" Bunting Benjy Boles Mary Moles Mrs. Crumpet Zenas

Comic Story (1 page) Now For a Vacation!
Genre: Humor Western-frontier
Characters: Mescal Ike Miss Sally Pa Piffle Young’un

Comic Story (1 page)
Credits: Letters: Frank Godwin ?
Genre: Humor
Characters: Connie Kurridge Uncle Phineas Sammy Bradshaw

Comic Story (0 pages)
Genre: Humor
Characters: John His Wife

Cartoon (1 page)
Credits: Letters: Fred Neher ?
Genre: Humor
Characters: Squeaky

Comic Story (0 pages)
Featuring: Little Jackie Hornet
Credits: Letters: M. E. Brady ?
Genre: Humor
Characters: Little Jackie Hornet

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Butty and Fatty
Credits: Letters: M. E. Brady ?
Genre: Humor Children
Characters: Butty Fatty

Text Story (2 pages) Pearler's Three
Credits: Pencils: ? (illustrations) | Inks: ? (illustrations) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Ben Tomerson Jim Endicott

Comic Story (2 pages)
Credits: Letters: Fred Locher ?
Genre: Adventure Humor
Characters: Homer Hoopee Jo-Jo (a Monkey) Helen Hoopee Mr. Bilker Ed Goofus

Activity (1 page)
Featuring: Funland Everybody's Playmate
Credits: Script: Art Nugent [as A. W. Nugent] (signed) | Pencils: Art Nugent [as A. W. Nugent] (signed) | Inks: Art Nugent [as A. W. Nugent] (signed) | Letters: Art Nugent ?
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (1 page) Aesop's Fables
Credits: Letters: Clifford McBride ?
Genre: Humor Animal
Characters: Napoleon Uncle Elby Willie

Activity (1 page)
Featuring: Magic Made Easy
Credits: Script: Stephen A. Douglas [as S. D.] (signed) | Pencils: Stephen A. Douglas [as S. D.] (signed) | Inks: Stephen A. Douglas [as S. D.] (signed) | Letters: Stephen A. Douglas ?; typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (1 page) Scout Manual, Wood Craft, Campers Guide
Credits: Letters: Arthur Poinier ?
Genre: Humor Animal
Characters: Jitter

Advertisement (1 page) Announcing the Sensational New Daisy 1000-Shot Red Ryder Carbine
Featuring: Red Ryder; Daisy Manufacturing Company
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: Fred Harman (Red Ryder characters, signed); ? (illustrations) | Inks: Fred Harman (Red Ryder characters, signed); ? (illustrations) | Letters: ?; typeset
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Red Ryder Little Beaver

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