(March 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
Editing
? (editor); William J. Pape (president); William B. Pape (treasurer)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Toth (signed as Toth)
Inks
Alex Toth (signed as Toth)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Duke Ellington; Woody Herman; Sammy Kaye; Buddy Rich; Jo Stafford
Keywords
celebrity

Famous Stars Praise Juke Box Comics (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Music Was Never Like This!! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth (signed as Sandy Toth)
Inks
Alex Toth (signed as Sandy Toth)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Spike Jones; Tom; Phoebe
Synopsis
Brief history of Spike Jones and the City Slickers.
Keywords
celebrity

Tex Beneke Carries On (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Tex Beneke; Glenn Miller; Charlie
Synopsis
The story of Tex Beneke and his band.
Keywords
celebrity

Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Johnny Mercer
Synopsis
A very brief account of Johnny Mercer's career.
Keywords
celebrity

Serenade starring Woody Herman (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Webster (signed as RWebstr)
Inks
Robert Webster (signed as RWebstr)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Woody Herman; T. S. Shrood; Freckles; Steve; Betty; Tiny Ralph Brewster; Chubby Jackson; Hip Joe Edward Philips; Bill Harris; Sam Marowitz; Isham Jones; Red; Joe Cluck
Synopsis
A crooked promoter tries to pull a bait-and-switch on a high school dance committee.
Keywords
celebrity

Paging Mr. Husing! (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Ted Husing
Synopsis
Short feature about radio announcer Ted Husing.
Keywords
celebrity

King of the Juke Boxes...Perry Como (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
CAM
Inks
CAM
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Perry Como; Pietro Como (father); Freddy Carlone; Roselle Como (wife); Ted Weems; Ronnie Como (son)
Synopsis
The story of Perry Como's rise to fame.
Keywords
celebrity

[Jammy Sammy] (Table of Contents: 8)

Jivey and Groovy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Jivey; Groovy; Jammy Sammy
Synopsis
Jivey meets the daughter of a popular singer.

Serenade with Benny Goodman (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Benny Goodman; Professor Rosin; Art Lund; Dora Goodman (mother); David Goodman (father); Ben Pollack; Walt
Synopsis
Benny and Art expose a phony music school racket.
Keywords
celebrity

So You Want to Lead a Band (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Sammy Kaye; Betty Grable
Synopsis
A short account of Sammy Kaye's career.
Keywords
celebrity

Duke Ellington (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alvin Hollingsworth (as A. C. Hollingsworth) (signed)
Inks
Alvin Hollingsworth (as A. C. Hollingsworth) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Duke Ellington; Al Hibbler (Ellington's blind vocalist)
Synopsis
Duke Ellington tells how he got his name, oddly enough, from his hobby of collecting clothes.
Keywords
celebrity

Buddy Rich Young Man with a Drum (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
R. Johnson (signed)
Inks
R. Johnson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Buddy Rich; Richard Rich; Mary Rich; Joe Marsala; Frank Sinatra
Synopsis
How Buddy Rich became a drummer in Frank Sinatra's band.
Keywords
celebrity

Al Jolson Beloved Minstrel (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed as F B G)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed as F B G)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Al Jolson; Oscar Levant
Synopsis
Al Jolson entertains the world.
Keywords
celebrity

Guy Lombardo Says (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Seymour Pearls (signed)
Inks
Seymour Pearls (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Guy Lombardo
Synopsis
Advice from Guy Lombardo.
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Sweetheart of the Juke Box Jo Stafford (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Jo Stafford
Synopsis
Profile of singer Jo Stafford.
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Famous Stars Praise Juke Box Comics
  3. 2. Music Was Never Like This!!
  4. 3. Tex Beneke Carries On
  5. 4. Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive
  6. 5. Serenade starring Woody Herman
  7. 6. Paging Mr. Husing!
  8. 7. King of the Juke Boxes...Perry Como
  9. 8. [Jammy Sammy]
    Jivey and Groovy
  10. 9. Serenade with Benny Goodman
  11. 10. So You Want to Lead a Band
  12. 11. Duke Ellington
  13. 12. Buddy Rich Young Man with a Drum
  14. 13. Al Jolson Beloved Minstrel
  15. 14. Guy Lombardo Says
  16. 15. Sweetheart of the Juke Box Jo Stafford
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