(July 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

Covers printed and Books bound by The Curtiss Way Corporation, Meriden, Conn.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Vic Damone; Peggy Lee
Keywords:
celebrity

Peggy Lee (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:
Peggy Lee
Synopsis:
Profile of singer Peggy Lee.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Indicia is at the bottom of this page.

Vaughn Monroe Racing with the Moon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Vaughn Monroe
Synopsis:
Vaughn fights bad weather to make it to a concert on time.
Keywords:
celebrity

Count Basie (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jimmy Thompson
Inks:
Jimmy Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Count Basie
Synopsis:
Count Basie recounts how he saved his trumpet player from drowning.
Keywords:
celebrity

Jan August and His Piano Magic (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Jan August; Irving Gwirta
Synopsis:
The story of how pianist Jan August obtained a recording contract.
Keywords:
celebrity

Your Record Review (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Brief reviews of records by Perry Como, The Squadronaires; Count Basie, Tony Pastor, David Rose, Sammy Kaye, The Sportsmen, Freddy Slack; Buddy Clark & Doris Day, Freddy Martin, Johnny Johnston, Ella Mae Morse, Sam Browne, Billy Daniels, Shirley Moore, Mel Torme, Margaret Whiting, Helen Forrest, Gordon MacRae, Harry Roy Orchestra, Dinah Shore, Jimmy Dorsey, Bob Houston, Les Brown and Duke Ellington.
Keywords:
celebrity

Vic Damone (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Vic Damone; Lou Capone; Arthur Godfrey
Synopsis:
The story of how Vic Damone was developed into a recording and performing star.
Keywords:
celebrity

[Bing Crosby, Monica Lewis, Vaughn Monroe, Johnnie Johnston] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bing Crosby; Monica Lewis; Vaughn Monroe; Johnnie Johnston
Synopsis:
Caricatures and facts about various stars. Bing Crosby is highlighted.
Keywords:
celebrity

Eddie Cantor (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Eddie Cantor; Jimmy Durante; Gus Edwards
Synopsis:
The story of Eddie Cantor's rise to fame.
Keywords:
celebrity

Johnny Long (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruth Atkinson
Inks:
Ruth Atkinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Johnny Long
Synopsis:
Johnny reminisces about some of the odd moments in his career as a band leader.
Keywords:
celebrity

Ella Fitzgerald the Cinderella of Song (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Ella Fitzgerald; Chick Webb
Synopsis:
The beginning of Ella's career under the guidance of Chick Webb.
Keywords:
celebrity

Harry James (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jimmy Thompson
Inks:
Jimmy Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Harry James; Benny Goodman; Betty Grable
Synopsis:
The story of Harry James, who went from circus performer to top trumpet player.
Keywords:
celebrity

That Sentimental Gentleman Tommy Dorsey (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Tommy Dorsey
Synopsis:
A brief biography of Tommy Dorsey.
Keywords:
celebrity

Woody Herman, Les Brown, Hildegarde, Ethel Smith (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Woody Herman; Les Brown; Hildegarde; Ethel Smith
Synopsis:
Caricatures and bits about various musicians with the spotlight on Woody Herman.
Keywords:
celebrity

Enter the Juke Box Dance Contest (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Roy (signed)
Inks:
Mike Roy (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jivey; Groovy; Sloo-Foot Jackson
Synopsis:
Jivey tries to rig a dance contest by using itching powder on his competition.
Keywords:
celebrity

Larry Adler - Know Your Judges (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Larry Adler
Synopsis:
Harmonica-player Larry illustrates the importance of knowing the backround of judges in a music contest.
Keywords:
celebrity

Andy Russell (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Andy Russell
Synopsis:
Andy deals with an enthusiastic amorous fan.
Keywords:
celebrity

Famous Stars Praise Juke Box Comics (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tommy Dorsey; Sammy Kaye; Vaughn Monroe; Ella Fitzgerald
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

New Capitol Albums (Table of Contents)

Capitol Records / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Peggy Lee; Andy Russell
Synopsis:
Ads for Peggy Lee's Rendezvous album and Andy Russell's Love Notes album.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

The albums advertised are collections of 78 rpm records.