(March 1953)

Eastern Color, 1946 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
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:
Harold A. Moore
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newspring Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The A.C.M.P. on the cover refers to the Association of Comics Magazine Publishers.


[Hand To Hand Combat] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Heroic Hall of Honor / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Lists the names of the people honoured in the book, framed by a B&W laurel wreath and pillars motif. Page also includes indicia.

Unbelievable Heroism (Table of Contents: 2)

Heroic True Life Story / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Belfi (signed)
Inks:
John Belfi (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
533

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
How Capt. Joseph Muser won his Silver Star.

Gallantly Gives Life! (Table of Contents: 3)

Heroic True Life Story / comic story / 0.87 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks:
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
Lt. Leslie Williams awarded the Navy Cross posthumously.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.13 page (report information)

Script:
Harold A. Moore
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Publisher listed as Famous Funnies Publications, 500 Fifth Avenue, New York. The owner is listed as The Eastern Color Printing Company, 23 Commercial St., Waterbury 20, Conn (among others).

Surprise (Table of Contents: 5)

Heroic True Life Story / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
How Pfc. John A. Stinson earned his Silver Star.

Hill 812 And Hill - Charles Robert! (Table of Contents: 6)

Heroic True Life Story / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Thompson (signed)
Inks:
Thompson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
How Navy Corpsman Charles Robert Hill earned his Bronze Star.

Indexer Notes

Not sure which Thompson did the art.

The Stubborn Sergeant (Table of Contents: 7)

Heroic True Life Story / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
How Sgt. Lionel R. Favreau earned his Bronze Star.

Gave His Life to Save Lives (Table of Contents: 8)

Heroic True Life Story / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
Story of Pfc. Henry Svehla.

Going Home (Table of Contents: 9)

Heroic True Life Story / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Belfi (signed)
Inks:
John Belfi (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
How Lt. George W. Harvey won his DSC.

Hill 528 (Table of Contents: 10)

Heroic True Life Story / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
How Cpl. Fred McGee won his Silver Star.

Korea Crackup (Table of Contents: 11)

Heroic True Life Story / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
How Airman I/C Allan E. Rice won the Soldiers Medal For Heroism.

His Friend Came First (Table of Contents: 12)

Heroic True Life Story / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
How Sgt. Eugene J. Lutz earned his DSC.

The Supreme Sacrifice (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
How Capt. Colin P. Kelly won his posthumous DSC (though they wrongly attribute him the Congressional Medal Of Honor).

Indexer Notes

Subtitled "A Story of Heroism in the Coral Sea."

Heroic Brother Cheats Death (Table of Contents: 14)

Heroic True Life Story / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; non-fiction

8 Year Old Man (Table of Contents: 15)

Heroic True Life Story / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; non-fiction

Wall Of Water (Table of Contents: 16)

Heroic True Life Story / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre:
fashion

Indexer Notes

Three Fashion patterns for the home dressmaker. Patterns cost 30 cents each, and could be ordered from Famous Funnies Patterns, 1150 Avenue Of The Americas, New York.

National Boy Scouts of America Jamboree 1953 (Table of Contents: 18)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta (signed)
Inks:
Frank Frazetta (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Hand To Hand Combat]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Heroic Hall of Honor
  3. 2. Unbelievable Heroism
    Heroic True Life Story
  4. 3. Gallantly Gives Life!
    Heroic True Life Story
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Surprise
    Heroic True Life Story
  7. 6. Hill 812 And Hill - Charles Robert!
    Heroic True Life Story
  8. 7. The Stubborn Sergeant
    Heroic True Life Story
  9. 8. Gave His Life to Save Lives
    Heroic True Life Story
  10. 9. Going Home
    Heroic True Life Story
  11. 10. Hill 528
    Heroic True Life Story
  12. 11. Korea Crackup
    Heroic True Life Story
  13. 12. His Friend Came First
    Heroic True Life Story
  14. 13. The Supreme Sacrifice
  15. 14. Heroic Brother Cheats Death
    Heroic True Life Story
  16. 15. 8 Year Old Man
    Heroic True Life Story
  17. 16. Wall Of Water
    Heroic True Life Story
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
  19. 18. National Boy Scouts of America Jamboree 1953
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