(January 1950)

Eastern Color, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Famous Funnies Publications
Brand:
This Is a Famous Funnies Publication
Editing:
?; William J. Pape (president); James H. Darcey (treasurer)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyrighted by Famous Funnies Publications.


Are You In Love? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Keechie (photo of Cathy O'Donnell); Bowie (photo of Farley Granger)

Indexer Notes

From the movie "They Live by Night" (1948).

Farley Granger "Our Cover Man" (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Bowie (photo of Farley Granger)

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.
From the movie "They Live by Night" (1948).

Dual Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Alicia; Dan; Eddie; Johnny Markey; Kitty; Ralph; Theda
Synopsis:
Kitty dates Dan but he’s never available on Tuesdays and Thursdays. She catches him with another woman (Alicia) on a Tuesday and he admits he’s in love with both of them and can’t choose. Kitty breaks up with him. However, Kitty discovers Alicia is dating other people besides Dan. When Dan finds out, he dumps Alicia and reconciles with Kitty.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

I Stole Her Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Carla; Dennis Clark; Ginny; Harly Davis
Synopsis:
Ginny moves to New York to become an actress. Her sister Carla has been there for 15 years; she never became a successful actress, but is now engaged to producer Harly. Ginny flirts with Harly to further her career even though Carla begs her not to steal him away. Ginny then falls in love with actor Dennis: Harly dumps her as a result. Dennis thinks Ginny will use and discard him as well, so he also leaves her. Ginny reunites Carla and Harly, then departs for her hometown.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

["Boy! What a beauty!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Miracle on Main Street (Table of Contents)

Christmas Seals / public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

[Anne Hirst Says:] (Table of Contents)

Anne Hirst Says: / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Anne Hirst
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Anne Hirst (photo)

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Broken-Hearted, Alice T., Impatient Lover, A Teen Ager, Worried and B.J.C. - and responses from Anne Hirst.

Last Chance for Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Weiss [as M. S. Weiss] (signed)
Inks:
Morris Weiss [as M. S. Weiss] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Eddie Todd; J. D. Harrell; Jerry; Judy Corey; Tom Corey; Big Bart (a horse)
Synopsis:
Judy’s father is a horse trainer who thinks his horse “Big Bart” will put him in the big-time. Judy, tired of insecurity, makes him promise that he’ll take a steady job with a big stable if “Big Bart” fails. Judy’s boyfriend, jockey Eddie, also believes in the horse’s potential. Judy drugs the horse so her father will sell it, but Eddie is blamed and banned from racing for life. Judy confesses everything; Eddie is reinstated and wins the big race on “Big Bart.”

Indexer Notes

The same basic plot was re-used for "Bet Love to Win" in Daring Confessions (Youthful, 1952 series) 8 (October 1953).

Engaged to the Wrong Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruth Atkinson [as R. Atkinson] (signed)
Inks:
Ruth Atkinson [as R. Atkinson] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Agnes; Alice; Donald Blaine; Joyce Hadley; Mr. Hadley; Mrs. Hadley; Tommy Johnston
Synopsis:
Although her fiancee Donald objects, Joyce decides to visit her Aunt Agnes over the holidays. She socialises with her old friends but is irritated at Tommy’s constant attention, until her aunt says she asked Tommy to make her feel welcome. When her car breaks down, Tommy drives Joyce home and Donald is jealous. The two men fight--when Tommy is hurt, Joyce realises he’s the one she really loves. Donald breaks their engagement and Joyce will marry Tommy instead.

[3037] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Famous Funnies Patterns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cathy O'Donnell "Our Cover Girl" (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Keechie (photo of Cathy O'Donnell)

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.
From the movie "They Live by Night" (1948).

Prizes for You! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Are You In Love?
  2. 1. Farley Granger "Our Cover Man"
  3. 2. Dual Love
  4. 3. I Stole Her Love
  5. 4. ["Boy! What a beauty!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  6. 5. Miracle on Main Street
    Christmas Seals
  7. 6. [Anne Hirst Says:]
    Anne Hirst Says:
  8. 7. Last Chance for Love
  9. 8. Engaged to the Wrong Man
  10. 9. [3037]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
  11. 10. Cathy O'Donnell "Our Cover Girl"
  12. 11. Prizes for You!
    American Seed Co.
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