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This is one of the cleanest copies of Famous Funnies that I've collected so the scans came out really nice looking with barely off white pages.

In this issue:
Butty and Fatty
The Gay Thirties
Roy Powers
High Lights of History (if you're a history buff like me you should LOVE this single page feature)
Sky Roads
Hairbreadth Harry
Buck Rogers (removed)
Jitter
Speed Spaulding
Dickie Dare
Adventures of Patsy
Napoleon
Chief Wahoo
Oaky Doaks
Olly of the Movies
Scorchy Smith
Somebody's Stenog
Lightnin' and the Lone Rider (looks like Hector Hammond's grandfather is in this issue)
Above the Crowd (another interesting history piece...piece makes projections of a 1944 Olympics that would never happen!)
Babe Bunting
Mescal Ike
Connie
Homer Hoopee

Issue: #79
Published: February 1941, Price: 0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD, 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 of New York, New York. Much of the content of this comic consists of newspaper strip reprints, either Sunday or daily pages, reformatted to fit the comic book page. The dates of publication of these strips have been removed from the originals. On sale date from the previous issue's “Let's Get into a Huddle” page.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Genre: Humor Historical
Characters: Sir Oaky Doaks Nellie

Cartoon (0 pages)
Featuring: Artistic Artie
Genre: Humor

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

Cartoon (1 page)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Bobby His Mother

Cartoon (1 page)
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Spunky Dory

Comic Story (4 pages)
Credits: Script: Paul Powell (credited)
Genre: Adventure Teen
Characters: Roy Powers Chunky Mr. Hornsby John Long Bear The Hermit

Letters Page (1 page)
Featuring: Let's Get Into a Huddle
Credits: Script: Stephen Douglas (signed) | Pencils: Stephen Douglas (signed) | Inks: Stephen Douglas (signed) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (1 page) Royal Pawns
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: John Dudley, Lord Protector Guildford Dudley' Lady Jane Grey King Edward VI Princess Mary

Comic Story (4 pages)
Genre: Adventure Aviation
Characters: Tommy Hughes Lovejoy Brisko

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

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

Comic Story (4 pages)
Credits: Script: Phil Nowlan | Pencils: Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed) | Inks: Rick Yager [as Dick Calkins] (signed)
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Buddy Deering Princess Alura Black Barney King Doolb

Comic Story (1 page) Swatting a Fly
Synopsis: Jitter tries to swat a fly.
Genre: Humor Animal
Characters: Jitter

Comic Story (4 pages)
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Speed Spaulding Ann Pendon Spider Jerry

Comic Story (4 pages)
Genre: Adventure Children
Characters: Dickie Dare Dan Flynn Celestine Angelo

Comic Story (2 pages)
Genre: Adventure Children
Characters: Patsy Cardigan Uncle Phil Cardigan Carol Laine

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

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Big Chief Wahoo The Great Gusto

Letters Page (2 pages)
Featuring: Penpal Page
Credits: Letters: typeset

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

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

Comic Story (4 pages)
Genre: Adventure Historical
Characters: Sir Oaky Doaks King Cedric Captain Blub Flintside Miss Gilby

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

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Big Chief Wahoo The Great Gusto The Great Fumo And Co.

Comic Story (2 pages)
Genre: Drama
Characters: Olive Lane Maxie Lona Arbut Abe "A.G." Ginsberg Skip Allen Brad Nelson Irma Hunkatin

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

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

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

Comic Story (2 pages)
Credits: Script: Jack Kirby ? | Pencils: Jack Kirby [as Lance Kirby] (signed) | Inks: Jack Kirby [as Lance Kirby] (signed) | Letters: Jack Kirby
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: The Lone Rider [Jim Larrimore] Dr Chuda, The Deathless One (villain) Caleb Stone

Cartoon (1 page) Shark Race
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: George Kojac

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

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Big Chief Wahoo Princess Minnie-Ha-Cha

Comic Story (2 pages)
Genre: Adventure Children
Characters: Dorothy "Babe" Bunting Benjy Boles Jane Gorum Eben Gorum

Comic Story (1 page) Good Riddance!
Genre: Humor Western-frontier
Characters: Mescal Ike Miss Sally Pa Piffle Young ’un

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Connie Kurridge Jack Brown Hector Wilberforce Judge Crabbe

Comic Story (0 pages)
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Humor

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

Text Story (2 pages) Drama on the Airways
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure Aviation
Characters: Art MacNab Fuller Burton Rolff Captain Arnold

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

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

Comic Story (1 page)
Synopsis: Napoleon fetches an umbrella.
Genre: Humor Animal
Characters: Uncle Elby Napoleon Miss Jones

Activity (1 page)
Featuring: Magic Made Easy
Credits: Script: Stephen Douglas [as S. D.] (signed) | Pencils: Stephen Douglas [as S. D.] (signed) | Inks: Stephen Douglas [as S. D.] (signed)

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Humor Animal
Characters: Jitter

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Featuring: Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics

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