(July 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

Covers printed and Books bound by The Curtiss Way Corporation, Meriden, Conn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Allen Ulmer
Inks
Allen Ulmer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Vic Damone; Peggy Lee
Keywords
celebrity

Peggy Lee (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
Peggy Lee
Synopsis
Profile of singer Peggy Lee.
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Indicia is at the bottom of this page.

Vaughn Monroe Racing with the Moon (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Vaughn Monroe
Synopsis
Vaughn fights bad weather to make it to a concert on time.
Keywords
celebrity

Count Basie (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jimmy Thompson
Inks
Jimmy Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Count Basie
Synopsis
Count Basie recounts how he saved his trumpet player from drowning.
Keywords
celebrity

Jan August and His Piano Magic (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Jan August; Irving Gwirta
Synopsis
The story of how pianist Jan August obtained a recording contract.
Keywords
celebrity

Your Record Review (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Brief reviews of records by Perry Como, The Squadronaires; Count Basie, Tony Pastor, David Rose, Sammy Kaye, The Sportsmen, Freddy Slack; Buddy Clark & Doris Day, Freddy Martin, Johnny Johnston, Ella Mae Morse, Sam Browne, Billy Daniels, Shirley Moore, Mel Torme, Margaret Whiting, Helen Forrest, Gordon MacRae, Harry Roy Orchestra, Dinah Shore, Jimmy Dorsey, Bob Houston, Les Brown and Duke Ellington.
Keywords
celebrity

Vic Damone (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Vic Damone; Lou Capone; Arthur Godfrey
Synopsis
The story of how Vic Damone was developed into a recording and performing star.
Keywords
celebrity

[Bing Crosby, Monica Lewis, Vaughn Monroe, Johnnie Johnston] (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Bing Crosby; Monica Lewis; Vaughn Monroe; Johnnie Johnston
Synopsis
Caricatures and facts about various stars. Bing Crosby is highlighted.
Keywords
celebrity

Eddie Cantor (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Eddie Cantor; Jimmy Durante; Gus Edwards
Synopsis
The story of Eddie Cantor's rise to fame.
Keywords
celebrity

Johnny Long (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson
Inks
Ruth Atkinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Johnny Long
Synopsis
Johnny reminisces about some of the odd moments in his career as a band leader.
Keywords
celebrity

Ella Fitzgerald the Cinderella of Song (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth ?; Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Ella Fitzgerald; Chick Webb
Synopsis
The beginning of Ella's career under the guidance of Chick Webb.
Keywords
celebrity

Harry James (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jimmy Thompson
Inks
Jimmy Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Harry James; Benny Goodman; Betty Grable
Synopsis
The story of Harry James, who went from circus performer to top trumpet player.
Keywords
celebrity

That Sentimental Gentleman Tommy Dorsey (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Tommy Dorsey
Synopsis
A brief biography of Tommy Dorsey.
Keywords
celebrity

Woody Herman, Les Brown, Hildegarde, Ethel Smith (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Woody Herman; Les Brown; Hildegarde; Ethel Smith
Synopsis
Caricatures and bits about various musicians with the spotlight on Woody Herman.
Keywords
celebrity

Enter the Juke Box Dance Contest (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Characters
Jivey; Groovy; Sloo-Foot Jackson
Synopsis
Jivey tries to rig a dance contest by using itching powder on his competition.
Keywords
celebrity

Larry Adler - Know Your Judges (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane ? ; Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Larry Adler
Synopsis
Harmonica-player Larry illustrates the importance of knowing the backround of judges in a music contest.
Keywords
celebrity

Andy Russell (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Andy Russell
Synopsis
Andy deals with an enthusiastic amorous fan.
Keywords
celebrity

Famous Stars Praise Juke Box Comics (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

New Capitol Albums (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Capitol Records / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Peggy Lee
    Sweetheart of the Juke Box
  3. 2. Vaughn Monroe Racing with the Moon
  4. 3. Count Basie
  5. 4. Jan August and His Piano Magic
  6. 5. Your Record Review
  7. 6. Vic Damone
  8. 7. [Bing Crosby, Monica Lewis, Vaughn Monroe, Johnnie Johnston]
  9. 8. Eddie Cantor
  10. 9. Johnny Long
  11. 10. Ella Fitzgerald the Cinderella of Song
  12. 11. Harry James
  13. 12. That Sentimental Gentleman Tommy Dorsey
  14. 13. Woody Herman, Les Brown, Hildegarde, Ethel Smith
  15. 14. Enter the Juke Box Dance Contest
    Jivey and Groovy
  16. 15. Larry Adler - Know Your Judges
  17. 16. Andy Russell
  18. 17. Famous Stars Praise Juke Box Comics
  19. 18. New Capitol Albums
    Capitol Records
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