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Home Eastern Color Printing Company Famous Funnies Famous Funnies 040 (no BR) -upgrade
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Uploader: freddyfly
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Missing: the copyrighted Buck Rogers as usual.
The centerfold missing before now added from the LOC.
A freddyfly original production with help from Soothsayr!

Issue: #40
Published: November 1937, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Stephen Douglas
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: 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.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Uncle Elby

Illustration (1 page)
Featuring: Seaweed Sam
Genre: Humor
Characters: Seaweed Sam

Comic Story (0 pages)
Featuring: "Holly" of Hollywood
Genre: Humor
Characters: Holly

Comic Story (1 page) The Shock Was Too Much
Featuring: Keeping Up With the Joneses
Genre: Humor
Characters: Aloysius P. McGinis Clarice McGinis

Cartoon (1 page)
Featuring: Goofie Gags
Genre: Humor

Cartoon (1 page)
Featuring: Screen Odditiies
Credits: Pencils: Bruno Thompson | Inks: Bruno Thompson
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Roy Powers
Credits: Script: Paul Powell (credited)
Genre: Adventure Teen
Characters: Roy Powers Chunky Rocky Jack Stuart

Letters Page (1 page)
Featuring: Let's Get Into a Huddle!
Credits: Script: Steve Douglas | Pencils: Victor E. Pazmino | Inks: Victor E. Pazmino

Cartoon (1 page)
Featuring: Life's Like That
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (4 pages)
Credits: Script: Philip Francis Nowlan | Pencils: Dick Calkins (signed) | Inks: Dick Calkins (signed); Rick Yager ? (see notes)
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Buck Rogers Wilma Deering Dr. Huer Dr. Stryker Dr. Jones Buddy Deering The Commissioner

Comic Story (4 pages)
Genre: Adventure Aviation
Characters: Hurricane Hawk Skid Bankhead Little Jerry Colonel Vandervoort Dagmar Collingway

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Adventure Fantasy
Characters: Harry Hollingsworth Rudolph Rassendale (villain) Belinda Blinks

Comic Story (0 pages)
Genre: Humor
Characters: High-Gear Homer

Cartoon (1 page)
Featuring: Life's Like That
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (4 pages) The Weyerhaeuser Kidnapping
Featuring: War On Crime
Credits: Script: Rex Collier (credited) | Pencils: Kemp Starrett ? | Inks: Kemp Starrett ?
Genre: Crime
Characters: Bill Mahan Margaret Waley Harmon Waley Edward Fliss

Comic Story (2 pages)
Genre: Adventure Children
Characters: Dickie Dare Lily Dan Flynn Wags Walla-Walla

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Adventures of Patsy
Genre: Adventure Fantasy
Characters: Patsy The Phantom Magician Thimble Queen Sylvia Kogg King Goof

Comic Story (1 page) Piano Recital
Synopsis: Napoleon chases away a pianist for disturbing his rest.
Genre: Humor Animal
Characters: Napoleon Uncle Elby

Activity (1 page)
Featuring: Funland
Credits: Script: A. W. Nugent | Pencils: A. W. Nugent | Inks: A. W. Nugent

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: The Frog Pond Ferry
Genre: Humor Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: The Skipper Charlie

Cartoon (0 pages)
Featuring: There's A Town

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Butty and Fatty
Genre: Humor Children
Characters: Butty Fatty

Comic Story (0 pages)
Featuring: Animals in the News
Genre: Humor

Cartoon (1 page) Ida Lewis
Featuring: Above the Crowd
Credits: Script: Stookie Allen | Pencils: Stookie Allen | Inks: Stookie Allen
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Humor Western-frontier
Characters: Mescal Ike Miss Sally Pa Piffle

Comic Story (4 pages)
Genre: Humor Historical
Characters: Sir Oaky Doaks King Cedric General Webster Empress Sheela

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Seaweed Sam the Rhyming Rover
Genre: Humor
Characters: Seaweed Sam

Comic Story (1 page) Hannibal (Conclusion)
Genre: Historical
Characters: Hannibal

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Olly of the Movies
Genre: Drama
Characters: Olive Lane Abe "A.G." Ginsberg Jack North Lala Palooza Skip Allen Buddy

Comic Story (2 pages)
Genre: Adventure Aviation
Characters: Scorchy Smith Knucks Maddox Mark Devitt

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Cam O'Flage Mame

Comic Story (0 pages)
Genre: Humor
Characters: John Smith Mrs. Smith [both Unnamed Here]

Comic Story (3 pages)
Featuring: Dot and Dan in Santaland
Genre: Adventure Children
Characters: Santa Claus Dot Dan Whitest-and-Best (a Snowman)

Activity (1 page)
Featuring: Magic Made Easy

Cartoon (0 pages)
Featuring: There's A Town
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Butty and Fatty
Genre: Humor Children
Characters: Butty Fatty Grandpa

Comic Story (2 pages)
Genre: Drama Children
Characters: Dorothy "Babe" Bunting Detective Keen Mary Miss Young Elmer Rakestraw Grandma Rakestraw

Cartoon (1 page)
Credits: Script: Fred Balk | Pencils: Fred Balk | Inks: Fred Balk
Genre: Humor Children
Characters: Punky Weener

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Drama Humor
Characters: Connie Kurridge Jack

Comic Story (0 pages)
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Nipper
Genre: Humor Children
Characters: Nipper Tucker Ruff Bumps Muriel Algy Bray

Cartoon (0 pages)
Featuring: Footprints on the Sands of Time
Genre: Humor
Characters: Bill

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Queenie
Genre: Humor Children
Characters: Queenie Aunt Prunella Colonel Chauncey Clambake

Text Story (2 pages) Old Kilauea Erupts
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Colonel Jason Bradley Don Rutledge, Mario

Cartoon (0 pages)
Featuring: Footprints on the Sands of Time
Genre: Humor
Characters: Bill

Comic Story (2 pages)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Homer Hoopee

Cartoon (1 page) The Overflow Will Be Taken Care of
Featuring: The Gay Thirties
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (1 page) Straightened Picture
Synopsis: Uncle Elby is trying to straighten a picture on his wall but Napoleon carelessly knocks it askew.
Genre: Humor Animal
Characters: Uncle Elby Napoleon

Comic Story (1 page) The Battle of Zama
Genre: Historical

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