(September 1950)

Eastern Color, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Famous Funnies Publications
Brand
This Is a Famous Funnies Publication
Editing
?; William J. Pape (president); James H. Darcey (treasurer)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyrighted by Famous Funnies Publications.


I Want to Marry You (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Rosalinda Amendola (photo of Terry Moore); Peter Dingle [Pete Dingle] (photo of Tom Drake)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

From the movie "The Great Rupert" (1950).

Tom Drake "Our Cover Boy" (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Peter Dingle [Pete Dingle] (photo of Tom Drake)

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.
From the movie "The Great Rupert" (1950).

The Lady Knows Best (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Weiss [as M. S. Weiss] (signed)
Inks
Morris Weiss [as M. S. Weiss] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Delia Markam; June Markam; Max; Rod Crane
Synopsis
June works in a factory to finance her younger sister Delia’s art education. June dates Delia’s art teacher Rod, and decides Delia should change her focus to fashion design so she won’t wind up a “starving artist.” When June smashes a painting Delia wanted to enter in a contest, Rod breaks up with her. Delia, depressed, drops her studies and goes to work in the factory with June. Remorseful, June poses for a portrait painted by Delia. Delia wins a prize and returns to art school and June reconciles with Rod.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Let's Explore Your Mind / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Albert Edward Wiggam (credited)
Pencils
Raymond Flanagan (signed)
Inks
Raymond Flanagan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are happily married women more likely to be good looking
Genre
non-fiction; romance

The Unforgiving Heart (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Glen; Helen Davis; Jim Davis; Judge Standish; Ken Standish; Mr. Davis; Mrs. Davis
Synopsis
Helen loves lawyer Ken but is afraid he’ll dump her if he learns her brother Jim served time in prison. Jim gets a job with Ken but doesn’t reveal that he’s Helen’s brother. Helen makes it clear she dislikes ex-convicts and won’t associate with Jim, despite Ken’s attempt to defend the young man. Jim is ostracised and quits. Helen admits Jim’s her brother and Ken says Jim went to prison to protect him. He breaks up with Helen. Helen tracks down Jim and apologises; she helps finance his studies and he gets his law degree. Ken and Helen get back together.

Lost Enchantment (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Helen Standish; Mr. Standish; Steve Nailor; Ted Bates [also as Happy Bates]

I was Starved for Love! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Weiss [as M. S. Weiss] (signed)
Inks
Morris Weiss [as M. S. Weiss] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Arnold; Debora Manson; Mrs. Flynn; Phillipe Belfour; Steve Flynn; Sylvia Whiting; Uncle John Manson
Synopsis
Debora is raised by her rich Uncle John, who calls her an “ugly duckling” and proves that her boyfriend Phillipe is only interested in her family money. Debora and sportswriter Steve fall in love, and he’s glad she won’t get any of her uncle’s fortune. They marry and will be happy.

["1 Is popularity necessary to success?] (Table of Contents: 7)

Let's Explore Your Mind / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Albert Edward Wiggam (credited)
Pencils
Raymond Flanagan (signed)
Inks
Raymond Flanagan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; romance

My Mother's Reputation (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Babs; Chris; Fred; Laura Ames; Monty Bruner
Synopsis
Babs is raised by her strict father Fred, who says her mother ran off with another man. Babs dates Monty although he thinks she’s “easy” because of her mother’s reputation. They’re in a gambling club when it’s raided and Babs is saved by Laura and Chris, a university student who parks cars there. Chris and Babs fall in love and she leaves home when her father reproves her. Babs goes back to the club with Monty and he accidentally shoots himself. Laura takes the blame, telling Babs she is her mother. Babs reunites her mother and father and will marry Chris herself.

An Understanding Heart (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Weiss [as M. S. Weiss] (signed)
Inks
Morris Weiss [as M. S. Weiss] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Hal Woods; Lois; Phil
Synopsis
Lois and Phil are engaged, but he spends all of his time trying to become a writer and Lois feels neglected. When Phil asks her to wait a year so he can establish himself, she breaks up with him. Lois dates Hal although she still loves Phil, but when Hal proves to be a slacker who blames the world for his failure, Lois returns to hard-working Phil.

Terry Moore "Cute as a Button" (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Rosalinda Amendola (photo of Terry Moore)

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.
From the movie "The Great Rupert" (1950).

[8595] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Famous Funnies Patterns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Want to Marry You
  2. 1. Tom Drake "Our Cover Boy"
  3. 2. The Lady Knows Best
  4. 3. ["Are happily married women more likely to be good looking"]
    Let's Explore Your Mind
  5. 4. The Unforgiving Heart
  6. 5. Lost Enchantment
  7. 6. I was Starved for Love!
  8. 7. ["1 Is popularity necessary to success?]
    Let's Explore Your Mind
  9. 8. My Mother's Reputation
  10. 9. An Understanding Heart
  11. 10. Terry Moore "Cute as a Button"
  12. 11. [8595]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
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