(January 1951)

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

Copyright 1950, The Eastern Color Printing Company.


You'll Always Be Mine (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Lee Strobie (photo of Robert Walker); Jen Strobie (photo of Joanne Dru)

Indexer Notes

From the movie "Vengeance Valley" (1951).

Robert Walker (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Lee Strobie (photo of Robert Walker)

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.
From the movie "Vengeance Valley" (1951).

The Right Man (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Moline ?
Inks
Augie Scotto ?; Dick Beck ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Gloria; Hal; Joe Baker
Synopsis
When her bus breaks down, Gloria accepts a ride from cynical drifter Joe. Although she’s engaged to Hal, Joe and Gloria begin to see each other. When Gloria’s house is robbed, Joe is suspected, but the real culprit is revealed to be Hal, who stole to pay his gambling debts. Gloria and Joe are reunited.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

[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
1 Does everybody feel he could re-arrange other people's arrangements
Genre
non-fiction; romance

She Wanted a Champion (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Weiss (signed)
Inks
Morris Weiss (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance; sports
Characters
Kid Martin [Larry Martin]; Lou; Pete Lowry; Teddy Lewis
Synopsis
Boxer Larry and nightclub singer Teddy fall in love. She is proud of his ring accomplishments, but while training for a title fight, Larry learns he has a heart condition that will end his career. He decides to fight anyway, and doesn’t tell Teddy about his heart because she says “I don’t like has-beens.” Just before the bout, Larry’s manager tells Teddy the truth. Teddy tells Larry that she loves him for himself and doesn’t want him to fight any more.
Keywords
boxing

The Envious Heart (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Walton (signed)
Inks
Bill Walton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
George; Jake Schwarz; Linda; Marilyn
Synopsis
Linda is the understudy for star dancer Marilyn. Linda is engaged to George but won’t marry him until she gets a chance to prove herself as a dancer. Linda rigs a trapdoor on the stage to open when Marilyn is performing: instead of the sprained ankle Linda expected, Marilyn suffers a career-ending spine injury. George discovers what Linda did and breaks up with her. Linda devotes herself to helping Marilyn recover, and finally confesses to her. Marilyn doesn’t hold a grudge, and even helps reunite the repentant Linda and George.

Tormented Love (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Dr. Bob Jordon; Hal; Lila
Synopsis
Lila is injured in a auto accident and fears she’ll never walk again. Dr. Bob assures her she’ll recover, but she doesn’t believe him. Bob and Lila fall in love but she thinks he just pities her. Bob pretends he’s going to date a nurse and the jealous Lila gets out of her wheelchair in anger. She and Bob will be married.

Too Proud for Love (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ed; Grace; Larry; Rose Thompson
Synopsis
Factory worker Rose has a crush on new foreman Ed and asks him on a date. However, after Ed and Rose have gone out for some time, he tells her that he is really interested in dating Rose’s shy fellow worker Grace. Rose is outraged and vows revenge. When Ed and Grace start dating, Rose tells Grace that Ed is a womaniser. Rose becomes engaged to Larry, Ed’s brother, but jilts him to hurt Ed, even though she really loves Larry. Rose admits she lied about Ed; Grace and Ed reconcile, but Rose has lost Larry forever. She leaves town, alone.

The Classroom Secret (Table of Contents: 8)

National Citizens Commission for the Public Schools / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Fasano [as Fasano] (signed)
Inks
Jerry Fasano [as Fasano] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Alice; Joe

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

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
1 Is the dream of 'the perfect love'
Genre
non-fiction; romance

Joanne Dru (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Jen Strobie (photo of Joanne Dru)

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.
From the movie "Vengeance Valley" (1951).

[3188] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. You'll Always Be Mine
  2. 1. Robert Walker
  3. 2. The Right Man
  4. 3. ["1 Does everybody feel he could re-arrange other people's arrangements"]
    Let's Explore Your Mind
  5. 4. She Wanted a Champion
  6. 5. The Envious Heart
  7. 6. Tormented Love
  8. 7. Too Proud for Love
  9. 8. The Classroom Secret
    National Citizens Commission for the Public Schools
  10. 9. ["1 Is the dream of 'the perfect love'"]
    Let's Explore Your Mind
  11. 10. Joanne Dru
  12. 11. [3188]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
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