Famous Yank Comics #8

Published
October 1950
Page count
36
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
?

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Kid Eternity) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kid Eternity
Genre
Superhero

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Notes

This cover is probably an Australian original.

Show/hide 1. Untitled (Kid Eternity) Comic story, 15 pages

"When Kid Eternity's earthly life was brought to an untime end through a celestial error, he was given amazing super-natural powers to make amends!"

Featuring

Feature
Kid Eternity
Genre
Superhero; occult

Credits

Art
Pete Riss
Editing
George E. Brenner

Reprint history

First print
United States
Hit Comics (Quality, 1940 series) #45 (March 1947)
Pancho Villa Against Don Pablo

Synopsis

Kid Eternity summons Pancho Villa to lead a revolution on a banana plantation.

Notes

The original HIT COMICS cover gives this story the title "Pancho Villa Against Don Pablo". The story begins on the inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Radar Signal (Captain Easy) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Easy
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Vera Storme; Karl Storme; Captain Jenkins

Reprint history

First print
Unknown  (Captain Easy Sunday (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ?)

Notes

All dates have been removed from the artwork. The feature includes the final part of an ongoing story. Each of the pages is composed of four rows of strips with generally three panels on each row. It isn't clear if these are daily or Sunday strips.

Show/hide 3. The Assassin Doll (Captain Easy) Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Easy
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Luke McClong; Mr Coldwell; Miss Vine;

Credits

Art
Walt Scott ?

Reprint history

First print
Unknown  (Captain Easy Sunday (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ?)

Notes

All dates have been removed from the artwork. This appears to be only the first part of an ongoing story. It is possible these are daily strips, although page 2 includes a panel that is two stips high vertically.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Kid Eternity) Comic story, 13 pages

"From ancient Egypt arises a menace unlike any that Kid Eternity and Mr. Keeper have ever faced!"

Featuring

Feature
Kid Eternity
Genre
Superhero; occult
Characters
Kid Eternity; Mr. Keeper; The Mummy [Dr. Spencer](Intro; villain); Harry Carey; Agrippa; Peggy; Pharaoh Ra-Kut; John Randolph

Credits

Art
Pete Riss
Editing
Harry Stein

Reprint history

First print
United States
Hit Comics (Quality, 1940 series) #60 (September 1949)
The Mummy

Notes

This story reprints the last appearance of Kid Eternity in HIT COMICS, before the final Golden Age appearance in KID ETERNITY 18. The cover of the original issue calls this story "Kid Eternity Petrifies The Mummy". The story ends on the outside back cover.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 58633

Entry created

  • 08/07/2011

Cover added

  • 08/07/2011

Index completed

  • 08/07/2011

Last updated

  • 01/07/2017