(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.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Dinah Shore
    Sweetheart of the Juke Box
  3. 2. First Lady of Song Dinah Shore
  4. 3. Phil Regan the Pluck of the Irish
  5. 4. Xavier Cugat the Rhumba King
  6. 5. Guy Lombardo Speedboat Maestro
  7. 6. ["Isn't He...Scurrummschuss?"]
    Jivey and Groovy
  8. 7. Elliot Lawrence the Human Dynamo
  9. 8. Stan Kenton
  10. 9. Kate Smith
  11. 10. Pops Whiteman Does It Again
  12. 11. Lena Horne
  13. 12. King Cole Trio Monarchs of the Small Combination
  14. 13. Mel Torme - There Ain't No Justice
  15. 14. Famous Stars Praise Juke Box Comics
  16. 15. Here! There! Everywhere!
    Famous Funnies
  17. 16. Yours -- almost as a Gift
    Capitol Records
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