(May 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

Issue Notes

Issue number and month in the indicia are hand-lettered, while the rest of the indicia is typeset.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Allen Ulmer
Inks
Allen Ulmer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dinah Shore
Keywords
celebrity

Dinah Shore (Table of Contents: 1)

Sweetheart of the Juke Box / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil Berube
Inks
Phil Berube
Letters
Phil Berube

Characters
Dinah Shore
Synopsis
Profile of singer Dinah Shore.
Keywords
celebrity

First Lady of Song Dinah Shore (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Allen Ulmer
Inks
Allen Ulmer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dinah Shore; Frank Sinatra; Xavier Cugat; Eddie Cantor; George Montgomery
Synopsis
The story of Dinah Shore's career.
Keywords
celebrity

Phil Regan the Pluck of the Irish (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane [as Katz] (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane [as Katz] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Phil Regan; Guy Lombardo
Synopsis
Phil Regan goes from cop to singing star.
Keywords
celebrity

Xavier Cugat the Rhumba King (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil Berube
Inks
Phil Berube
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Xavier Cugat; Enrico Caruso
Synopsis
Xavier Cugat goes from caricaturist to band leader.
Keywords
celebrity

Guy Lombardo Speedboat Maestro (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Guy Lombardo
Synopsis
A story about Guy Lombardo's speedboat hobby.
Keywords
celebrity

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Jivey and Groovy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Roy
Inks
Sam Burlockoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't He...Scurrummschuss?
Characters
Jivey; Groovy
Synopsis
Jivey and the gang go swimming.
Keywords
celebrity

Elliot Lawrence the Human Dynamo (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Elliot Lawrence; Kit Kallen; Rosalind Patton
Synopsis
A brief story about Elliot Lawrence, child prodigy.
Keywords
celebrity

Stan Kenton (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Allen Ulmer
Inks
Ray WIllner?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Stan Kenton
Synopsis
Stan Kenton and his band foil the plans of a crooked promoter.
Keywords
celebrity

Kate Smith (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Kate Smith; President Roosevelt; Ted Collins; Irving Berlin
Synopsis
Kate Smith makes "God Bless America" a popular song.
Keywords
celebrity

Pops Whiteman Does It Again (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Paul Whiteman
Synopsis
A brief account of the career of Paul Whiteman.
Keywords
celebrity

Lena Horne (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Lena Horne
Synopsis
A brief account of Lena Horne's career.
Keywords
celebrity

King Cole Trio Monarchs of the Small Combination (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Greene
Inks
Sid Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Nat Cole; Oscar Moore; Wesley Prince; Johnny Miller
Synopsis
Story about the ups and downs of the King Cole Trio.
Keywords
celebrity

Mel Torme - There Ain't No Justice (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Fasano
Inks
Jerry Fasano
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mel Torme
Synopsis
Mel's love for racing earns him a speeding ticket.
Keywords
celebrity

Famous Stars Praise Juke Box Comics (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Kate Smith; Guy Lombardo; Nat Cole; Stan Kenton
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Four musical stars endorse Juke Box Comics.
Keywords
celebrity

Here! There! Everywhere! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Yours -- almost as a Gift (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Capitol Records / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Dinah Shore
    Sweetheart of the Juke Box
  3. 2. First Lady of Song Dinah Shore
  4. 3. Phil Regan the Pluck of the Irish
  5. 4. Xavier Cugat the Rhumba King
  6. 5. Guy Lombardo Speedboat Maestro
  7. 6. ["Isn't He...Scurrummschuss?"]
    Jivey and Groovy
  8. 7. Elliot Lawrence the Human Dynamo
  9. 8. Stan Kenton
  10. 9. Kate Smith
  11. 10. Pops Whiteman Does It Again
  12. 11. Lena Horne
  13. 12. King Cole Trio Monarchs of the Small Combination
  14. 13. Mel Torme - There Ain't No Justice
  15. 14. Famous Stars Praise Juke Box Comics
  16. 15. Here! There! Everywhere!
    Famous Funnies
  17. 16. Yours -- almost as a Gift
    Capitol Records
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  • Gene Reed (R.I.P.)