(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)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Spike Jones
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
?

Characters
Tex Beneke; Glenn Miller
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
?

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
R. Webster (signed)
Inks
R. Webster (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Woody Herman; T. S. Shrood; Freckles
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

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
?

Characters
Perry Como
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
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
?

Characters
Benny Goodman; Professor Rosin; Art Lund
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 / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Sammy Kaye
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
A. C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Inks
A. C. Hollingsworth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Duke Ellington; 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
?

Characters
Buddy Rich
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 [as F B G] (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer [as F B G] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Al Jolson
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

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
?

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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