(January 1951)

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

Copyright 1950, The Eastern Color Printing Company.


You'll Always Be Mine (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Lee Strobie (photo of Robert Walker); Jen Strobie (photo of Joanne Dru)

Indexer Notes

From the movie "Vengeance Valley" (1951).

Robert Walker (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Lee Strobie (photo of Robert Walker)

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.
From the movie "Vengeance Valley" (1951).

The Right Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Moline ?
Inks:
Augie Scotto ?; Dick Beck ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Gloria; Hal; Joe Baker
Synopsis:
When her bus breaks down, Gloria accepts a ride from cynical drifter Joe. Although she’s engaged to Hal, Joe and Gloria begin to see each other. When Gloria’s house is robbed, Joe is suspected, but the real culprit is revealed to be Hal, who stole to pay his gambling debts. Gloria and Joe are reunited.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

["1 Does everybody feel he could re-arrange other people's arrangements"] (Table of Contents)

Let's Explore Your Mind / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Albert Edward Wiggam (credited)
Pencils:
Raymond Flanagan (signed)
Inks:
Raymond Flanagan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; romance

She Wanted a Champion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Weiss (signed)
Inks:
Morris Weiss (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance; sports
Characters:
Kid Martin [Larry Martin]; Lou; Pete Lowry; Teddy Lewis
Synopsis:
Boxer Larry and nightclub singer Teddy fall in love. She is proud of his ring accomplishments, but while training for a title fight, Larry learns he has a heart condition that will end his career. He decides to fight anyway, and doesn’t tell Teddy about his heart because she says “I don’t like has-beens.” Just before the bout, Larry’s manager tells Teddy the truth. Teddy tells Larry that she loves him for himself and doesn’t want him to fight any more.
Keywords:
boxing

The Envious Heart (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Walton (signed)
Inks:
Bill Walton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
George; Jake Schwarz; Linda; Marilyn
Synopsis:
Linda is the understudy for star dancer Marilyn. Linda is engaged to George but won’t marry him until she gets a chance to prove herself as a dancer. Linda rigs a trapdoor on the stage to open when Marilyn is performing: instead of the sprained ankle Linda expected, Marilyn suffers a career-ending spine injury. George discovers what Linda did and breaks up with her. Linda devotes herself to helping Marilyn recover, and finally confesses to her. Marilyn doesn’t hold a grudge, and even helps reunite the repentant Linda and George.

Tormented Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Dr. Bob Jordon; Hal; Lila
Synopsis:
Lila is injured in a auto accident and fears she’ll never walk again. Dr. Bob assures her she’ll recover, but she doesn’t believe him. Bob and Lila fall in love but she thinks he just pities her. Bob pretends he’s going to date a nurse and the jealous Lila gets out of her wheelchair in anger. She and Bob will be married.

Too Proud for Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ed; Grace; Larry; Rose Thompson
Synopsis:
Factory worker Rose has a crush on new foreman Ed and asks him on a date. However, after Ed and Rose have gone out for some time, he tells her that he is really interested in dating Rose’s shy fellow worker Grace. Rose is outraged and vows revenge. When Ed and Grace start dating, Rose tells Grace that Ed is a womaniser. Rose becomes engaged to Larry, Ed’s brother, but jilts him to hurt Ed, even though she really loves Larry. Rose admits she lied about Ed; Grace and Ed reconcile, but Rose has lost Larry forever. She leaves town, alone.

The Classroom Secret (Table of Contents)

National Citizens Commission for the Public Schools / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Fasano [as Fasano] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Fasano [as Fasano] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Alice; Joe

["1 Is the dream of 'the perfect love'"] (Table of Contents)

Let's Explore Your Mind / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Albert Edward Wiggam (credited)
Pencils:
Raymond Flanagan (signed)
Inks:
Raymond Flanagan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; romance

Joanne Dru (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Jen Strobie (photo of Joanne Dru)

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.
From the movie "Vengeance Valley" (1951).

[3188] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. You'll Always Be Mine
  2. 1. Robert Walker
  3. 2. The Right Man
  4. 3. ["1 Does everybody feel he could re-arrange other people's arrangements"]
    Let's Explore Your Mind
  5. 4. She Wanted a Champion
  6. 5. The Envious Heart
  7. 6. Tormented Love
  8. 7. Too Proud for Love
  9. 8. The Classroom Secret
    National Citizens Commission for the Public Schools
  10. 9. ["1 Is the dream of 'the perfect love'"]
    Let's Explore Your Mind
  11. 10. Joanne Dru
  12. 11. [3188]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
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