(May 1952)

Eastern Color, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
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 1952, Trade-Mark registered United States Patent Office, The Eastern Color Printing Company.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Sam Crockett (photo of Dale Robertson); Ann Marshall (photo of Joanne Dru)

Indexer Notes

From the movie "Return of the Texan" (1952).

Dale Robertson (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Sam Crockett (photo of Dale Robertson)

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.
From the movie "Return of the Texan" (1952).

Carnival Girl (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alfonso Greene ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Danny; Gale; Harry Worth; Renee
Synopsis
Gale, a shill for Danny’s rigged carnival games, encourages Harry to play and lose money, then confesses her complicity to him. They fall in love. Gale convinces Danny to allow Harry to win the next evening, since Harry needs money to finance his research. Harry proposes to Gale but his ex-girlfriend Renee exposes Gale’s poverty-stricken past. Harry doesn't care but Gale thinks she’s been the butt of a joke. She causes Harry to lose his money at Danny’s game. Gale tries to force Danny to return the cash but he shoots her instead. Danny is arrested and Harry and Gale reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Pencil identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The End of the Road (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Omar Davis [as OMAR] (signed)
Inks
Omar Davis [as OMAR] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Al; Johnny; Marla Kane; Nicky; Rajah of Kimpore
Synopsis
Johnny proposes to librarian Marla, but she wants a career as a dancer. Johnny helps her get a job in Nicky’s nightclub, which leads to international fame. Johnny becomes her manager but agrees to no romance between them. In Paris, Marla is abducted by the Rajah of Kimpore and taken to his Middle Eastern nation to be his wife. Johnny rescues Marla and she renounces her desire to be famous.

Temptation (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Frank Kent [also as Frank Tenner]; Lisa; Foster; District Attorney
Synopsis
Lisa and investigator Frank are engaged but can’t get married because he doesn’t make enough money to support a family. Frank tells her that crooked politician Foster will soon be arrested and this will be Frank’s “big break.” Gangsters offer Lisa a mink coat for incriminating recordings; thanks to her information, they ambush Frank, beat him savagely, and steal the tapes. Lisa recovers the tapes from the gang at the risk of her own life, and hopes some day Frank will forgive her.

Indexer Notes

Pencil identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Frank is "Frank Kent" on page one but is called "Frank Tenner" on page 3.

Come Back to Me (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Glen Logan; Helen; Jim Dalton; Laura
Synopsis
Laura and Glen fall in love while on vacation at a dude ranch. Glen promises to visit her on her family’s chicken farm, but doesn’t show up or write. Laura is consoled by neighbour Jim and she agrees to marry him. Glen finally appears, having been in an automobile accident which left him unable to write. But things work out for the best: Glen falls in love with Laura’s sister Helen, and there is a double wedding.

[1909] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

What's New / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Joanne Dru (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Ann Marshall (photo of Joanne Dru)

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.
From the movie "Return of the Texan" (1952).

Complete 15 Piece "Broncho Buster" Cowboy Outfit (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Dale Robertson
  3. 2. Carnival Girl
  4. 3. The End of the Road
  5. 4. Temptation
  6. 5. Come Back to Me
  7. 6. [1909]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
  8. 7. ["Back again!"]
    What's New
  9. 8. Joanne Dru
  10. 9. Complete 15 Piece "Broncho Buster" Cowboy Outfit
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
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