(March 1948)

Eastern Color, 1948 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Famous Funnies, Inc.
Brand:
This Is a Famous Funnies Publication
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

William J. Pape, President; William B. Pape, Treasurer


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Duke Ellington; Woody Herman; Sammy Kaye; Buddy Rich; Jo Stafford
Keywords:
celebrity

Famous Stars Praise Juke Box Comics (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jo Stafford; Charlie Spiyak; Duke Ellington; Buddy Rich
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Comments from Radio personalities and band leaders about the new comic book.

Indexer Notes

Inside fron cover.

Music Was Never Like This! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth [as Sandy Toth] (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth [as Sandy Toth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Spike Jones
Synopsis:
Brief history of Spike Jones and the City Slickers.
Keywords:
celebrity

Tex Beneke Carries On (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (Signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Tex Beneke; Glenn Miller
Synopsis:
The story of Tex Beneke and his band.
Keywords:
celebrity

Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Johnny Mercer
Synopsis:
A very brief account of Johnny Mercer's career.
Keywords:
celebrity

Serenade starring Woody Herman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
R. Webster (signed)
Inks:
R. Webster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Woody Herman; T. S. Shrood; Freckles
Synopsis:
A crooked promoter tries to pull a bait-and-switch on a high school dance committee.
Keywords:
celebrity

Paging Mr. Husing (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Ted Husing
Synopsis:
Short feature about radio announcer Ted Husing.
Keywords:
celebrity

King of the Juke Boxes...Perry Como! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
CAM
Inks:
CAM
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Perry Como
Synopsis:
The story of Perry Como's rise to fame.
Keywords:
celebrity

[Jammy Sammy] (Table of Contents)

Jivey and Groovy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jivey; Groovy
Synopsis:
Jivey meets the daughter of a popular singer.

Serenade with Benny Goodman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Greene (signed)
Inks:
Sid Greene (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Benny Goodman; Professor Rosin; Art Lund
Synopsis:
Benny and Art expose a phony music school racket.
Keywords:
celebrity

So You Want to Lead a Band (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sammy Kaye
Synopsis:
A short account of Sammy Kaye's career.
Keywords:
celebrity

Duke Ellington (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
A. C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Inks:
A. C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Duke Ellington
Synopsis:
Duke Ellington tells how he got his name.
Keywords:
celebrity

Buddy Rich Young Man with a Drum (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
R. Johnson (signed)
Inks:
R. Johnson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Buddy Rich
Synopsis:
How Buddy Rich became a drummer in Frank Sinatra's band.
Keywords:
celebrity

Al Jolson Beloved Minstrel (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Al Jolson
Synopsis:
Al Jolson entertains the world.
Keywords:
celebrity

Guy Lombardo Says (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Seymour Pearls (signed)
Inks:
Seymour Pearls (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Guy Lombardo
Synopsis:
ADvice from Guy Lombardo.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Sweetheart of the Juke Box Jo Stafford (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jo Stafford
Synopsis:
Profile of singer Jo Stafford.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Famous Stars Praise Juke Box Comics
  3. 2. Music Was Never Like This!
  4. 3. Tex Beneke Carries On
  5. 4. Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive
  6. 5. Serenade starring Woody Herman
  7. 6. Paging Mr. Husing
  8. 7. King of the Juke Boxes...Perry Como!
  9. 8. [Jammy Sammy]
    Jivey and Groovy
  10. 9. Serenade with Benny Goodman
  11. 10. So You Want to Lead a Band
  12. 11. Duke Ellington
  13. 12. Buddy Rich Young Man with a Drum
  14. 13. Al Jolson Beloved Minstrel
  15. 14. Guy Lombardo Says
  16. 15. Sweetheart of the Juke Box Jo Stafford
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