(May 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
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Issue number and month in the indicia are hand-lettered, while the rest of the indicia is typeset.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Allen Ulmer
Inks:
Allen Ulmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dinah Shore
Keywords:
celebrity

Dinah Shore (Table of Contents)

Sweetheart of the Juke Box / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil Berube
Inks:
Phil Berube
Letters:
Phil Berube

Characters:
Dinah Shore
Synopsis:
Profile of singer Dinah Shore.
Keywords:
celebrity

First Lady of Song Dinah Shore (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Allen Ulmer
Inks:
Allen Ulmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dinah Shore; Frank Sinatra; Xavier Cugat; Eddie Cantor; George Montgomery
Synopsis:
The story of Dinah Shore's career.
Keywords:
celebrity

Phil Regan the Pluck of the Irish (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane [as Katz] (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane [as Katz] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Phil Regan; Guy Lombardo
Synopsis:
Phil Regan goes from cop to singing star.
Keywords:
celebrity

Xavier Cugat the Rhumba King (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil Berube
Inks:
Phil Berube
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Xavier Cugat; Enrico Caruso
Synopsis:
Xavier Cugat goes from caricaturist to band leader.
Keywords:
celebrity

Guy Lombardo Speedboat Maestro (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Moore (signed)
Inks:
Ed Moore (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Moore

Characters:
Guy Lombardo
Synopsis:
A story about Guy Lombardo's speedboat hobby.
Keywords:
celebrity

["Isn't He...Scurrummschuss?"] (Table of Contents)

Jivey and Groovy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Roy
Inks:
Sam Burlockoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jivey; Groovy
Synopsis:
Jivey and the gang go swimming.
Keywords:
celebrity

Elliot Lawrence the Human Dynamo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Elliot Lawrence; Kit Kallen; Rosalind Patton
Synopsis:
A brief story about Elliot Lawrence, child prodigy.
Keywords:
celebrity

Stan Kenton (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Allen Ulmer
Inks:
Ray WIllner?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Stan Kenton
Synopsis:
Stan Kenton and his band foil the plans of a crooked promoter.
Keywords:
celebrity

Kate Smith (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Kate Smith; President Roosevelt; Ted Collins; Irving Berlin
Synopsis:
Kate Smith makes "God Bless America" a popular song.
Keywords:
celebrity

Pops Whiteman Does It Again (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Paul Whiteman
Synopsis:
A brief account of the career of Paul Whiteman.
Keywords:
celebrity

Lena Horne (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Lena Horne
Synopsis:
A brief account of Lena Horne's career.
Keywords:
celebrity

King Cole Trio Monarchs of the Small Combination (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Nat Cole; Oscar Moore; Wesley Prince; Johnny Miller
Synopsis:
Story about the ups and downs of the King Cole Trio.
Keywords:
celebrity

Mel Torme - There Ain't No Justice (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Fasano
Inks:
Jerry Fasano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mel Torme
Synopsis:
Mel's love for racing earns him a speeding ticket.
Keywords:
celebrity

Famous Stars Praise Juke Box Comics (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Kate Smith; Guy Lombardo; Nat Cole; Stan Kenton
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Four musical stars endorse Juke Box Comics.
Keywords:
celebrity

Here! There! Everywhere! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Famous Funnies No. 165.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Yours -- almost as a Gift (Table of Contents)

Capitol Records / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for autographed photos of Capitol Records recording stars.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.