(January 1953)

Eastern Color, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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 1952. Trade-Mark registered United States Patent Office, The Eastern Color Printing Company.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Tony Bartlett (photo of Anthony Quinn); Venita [Mary Lou Beetle] (photo of Suzan Ball)

Indexer Notes

From the movie "City Beneath the Sea" (1953).

Rings Only $1.74 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Harem Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Beyond Redemption (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Burlockoff [as Burlockoff] (signed)
Inks:
Sam Burlockoff [as Burlockoff] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Cliff; Dan Thompson [also as Don]; Elaine Johnson; John Johnson
Synopsis:
Elaine’s boyfriend, diver Cliff, dies after she mocks his superstitious beliefs and she feels responsible. Elaine dates Dan but now she’s excessively superstitious herself. Elaine tricks Dan into not going down on a dive: her father takes his place and is injured. Elaine now admits superstition is foolish and will marry Dan.

She Flew Towards Danger (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
aviation; romance
Characters:
Jim Carlson; Mr. Davis; Susie Davis; Tom
Synopsis:
Susie and her father operate a small airline in the Canadian bush. Their pilot Tom is suspicious when Jim is hired as a second pilot. Jim and Susie fall in love but she discovers he’s working for the competition. However, Tom uncovers Jim’s plan and Susie realises it’s Tom she loves after all.
Keywords:
Canada

Suzan Ball (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Venita [Mary Lou Beetle] (photo of Suzan Ball)

Indexer Notes

From the movie "City Beneath the Sea" (1953).

Be True to Your Heart (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Aunt Rhoda; Bob Marsh; Judy Jones
Synopsis:
Singer Judy becomes engaged to pianist Bob. She breaks up with him when her Aunt Rhoda explains that she supported her husband when he was starting his music career, but was ditched “for someone young and pretty” when he became successful. Judy is sad but reconciles with Bob when she gets a role in a new musical he’s written.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

A Life of Her Own (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harold LeDoux [as H LeDoux] (signed)
Inks:
Harold LeDoux [as H LeDoux] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Dr. Guy Mowbry; Marge; Peggy; Phil
Synopsis:
Marge fears that she’ll be left to care for her mother alone if her brother Phil marries Peggy. Peggy says they won’t desert Phil’s mother, but Marge is distrustful. Marge feigns illness and Phil brings in his old friend Guy, a doctor. Marge and Guy fall in love, but she thinks he’s only pretending to care about her so that Phil can wed Peggy. Guy criticises Marge for her selfishness. Marge apologises to Peggy and urges her to marry Phil. Guy forgives Marge.

The Best Automobile Sticker of 1952 (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Berrill
Inks:
Jack Berrill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
religious

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Anthony Quinn (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Tony Bartlett (photo of Anthony Quinn)

Indexer Notes

From the movie "City Beneath the Sea" (1953).

[8522] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Get These Dresses (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Harford Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Rings Only $1.74
    Harem Co.
  3. 2. Beyond Redemption
  4. 3. She Flew Towards Danger
  5. 4. Suzan Ball
  6. 5. Be True to Your Heart
  7. 6. A Life of Her Own
  8. 7. The Best Automobile Sticker of 1952
  9. 8. Anthony Quinn
  10. 9. [8522]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
  11. 10. Get These Dresses
    Harford Frocks, Inc.
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