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

Issue Notes

Printed by the Eastern Color Printing Co. Covers printed and books bound by The Curtiss Way Corp., Meriden, Conn.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Moore
Inks
Ed Moore
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Alvino Rey; Margaret Whiting
Keywords
celebrity

Margaret Whiting (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Phil Berube
Pencils
Phil Berube
Inks
Phil Berube
Letters
Phil Berube

Characters
Margaret Whiting
Synopsis
Profile of Margaret Whiting.
Keywords
celebrity

Alvino Rey (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Moore
Inks
Ed Moore
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Alvino Rey; Lee DeForest
Synopsis
Young Alvino Rey applies his knowledge of electronics to music.
Keywords
celebrity

Lawrence Welk...The Dance at Wizard's Gulch! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Lawrence Welk
Synopsis
Lawrence finds that his band is booked to play in a ghost town.
Keywords
celebrity

Randy Brooks (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry C. Kiefer
Inks
Henry C. Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Randy Brooks; Rudy Vallee
Synopsis
Randy is forced to choose between music and basketball.
Keywords
celebrity

Your Record Review (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Reviews of records by Tommy Dorsey, Margaret Whiting, Billy Eckstine, John Laurenz, The Squadronaires, Gordon MacRae, Spike Jones, Helen Forrest, Roy Eldridge, Johnny Stone, Perry Como, Barclay Allen, Vera Lynn, Dick "Two-Ton" Baker, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Bob Houston, Lionel Hampton, Frankie Laine, Muriel Adams, Sam Browne, Patti Page, Ray McKinley, The Starlighters, Johnny Desmond, Anne Shelton, Ray Bauduc, Art Tatum, King Cole Trio, Noro Morales, Larry Adler, Jack Fina, Freddy Slack, Mark Warnow, Frank DeVol.

Carmen Cavallaro The Poet of the Piano (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Thompson
Inks
Al Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Carmen Cavallaro; President Franklin Roosevelt
Synopsis
Carmen reminisces about some the wacky things that have happened to him.
Keywords
celebrity

Cab Calloway Dean of American Jive (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Cab Calloway
Synopsis
Cab throws a dinner party and discovers that he left his wallet in his hotel room.
Keywords
celebrity

Charlie Spivak (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Charlie Spivak; Mrs. Brown
Synopsis
Charlie honors the woman responsible for his tag of "the man plays the sweetest trumpet player in the world."
Keywords
celebrity

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
oh, honey! My hero! What a man!
Genre
teen
Characters
Jivey; Groovy
Synopsis
The gang goes skiing and meets an egotistical skiing champ.

Sam Donahue (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Sam Donahue; Berry Foster
Synopsis
Sam finds an unexpected fill-in whe he goes on a one night stand.
Keywords
celebrity

Duke Ellington (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Duke Ellington; Flo Ziegfield
Synopsis
A brief account of Duke Ellington's career.

Ginny Simms, Ella Fitzgerald, Ted Weems, Perry Como, Mel Torme (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Ginny Simms; Ella Fitzgerald; Ted Weems; Perry Como; Mel Torme
Synopsis
Caricatures, portraits and anecdotes of several musical stars with the focus on Ginny Simms.
Keywords
celebrity

The Three Suns (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jay (signed)
Inks
Jay (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Al Nevins; Morty Nevins; Artie Dunn
Synopsis
How The Three Suns got together and caused a traffic jam with their first performance.
Keywords
celebrity

Lena Horne, Sammy Kaye, Guy Lombardo, Peter Lind Hayes, The Three Suns (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Lena Horne; Sammy Kaye; Guy Lombardo; Peter Lind Hayes; The Three Suns
Synopsis
Caricatures, portraits and anecdotes about different musical stores.
Keywords
celebrity

Morey Amsterdam America's First Josh Dickey (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Morey Amsterdam; Gallant Bess
Synopsis
Morey interviews a horse on his radio show.
Keywords
celebrity

Milena Miller, Miguelito Valdes, Vic Damone, Johnny Long, Harry James (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Milena Miller; Miguelito Valdes; Vic Damone; Johnny Long; Harry James
Synopsis
Caricatures, portraits and anecdotes of several musical stars.
Keywords
celebrity

Make MOney with Your Own Juke Box Bank (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

American Merchandising Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

America's Greatest Junior Typewriter Value! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

American Merchandising Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Beginners! Experts! America's Finest Harmonica (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Jim Major, the Harmonica Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Johnny's Solid Smashes in One Super-album! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Capitol Records / advertisement / 1 page (report information)