(November 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

Characters
Harry Street (photo of Gregory Peck); Helen (photo of Susan Hayward)

Indexer Notes

From the movie "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" (1952).

Rings Only $1.74 (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Harem Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I'll Always Love You (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Berrill
Inks
Jack Berrill
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance; war
Characters
Captain Ralph Jameson; Helen; Tom Kent
Synopsis
Air Corps pilot Ralph proposes to Helen but is shipped off to fight in the Korean War before they can wed. While he’s gone, Helen receives part of his salary. She dates Tom and when Ralph is reported killed in action, Helen accepts Tom's marriage proposal, and spends Ralph’s money on furniture, a new car, etc. Ralph, who had been missing in action, returns on Helen’s wedding day and is angry. Tom, unaware of where Helen was getting her money, breaks off their engagement. Helen works hard and repays Ralph, who tells Tom what she did. Tom and Helen are reunited.
Keywords
Korean War

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

"Air Corps" refers to the Army Air Corps, but this terminology was abolished when the U.S. Air Force was formed in 1947, so the story's use of the Air Corps designation is out of date.

Current Star-Tistics on Gregory Peck (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Harry Street (photo of Gregory Peck)

Indexer Notes

From the movie "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" (1952).

Susan Hayward (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Helen (photo of Susan Hayward)

Indexer Notes

From the movie "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" (1952).

Bad Blood (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ben Thompson [as Thompson] (signed)
Inks
Ben Thompson [as Thompson] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Fran; Hank; Martha; Knuckles Cagan (villain); Ricky Davis (villain); Fran's adoptive father; Fran's adoptive mother
Synopsis
Fran is engaged to Hank, but her birth father, gangster Knuckles Cagan, exposes their relationship when he’s arrested. Hank says he doesn’t care, but Fran feels no one trusts her anymore. Due to her paranoia, Hank breaks up with her. Fran leaves home and visits her father in prison. But when he tries to involve her in a robbery scheme, Fran reports this to the police, goes home, and makes up with Hank.
Keywords
adoption

Parents: Visit Your Schools (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Berrill
Inks
Jack Berrill
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Program for the American Education Week November 9-15, 1952.
Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

No Way Out (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Gloria Randall; Jerry Collins; Mrs. Harris; Nicky Adams (villain); Sergeant
Synopsis
Singer Gloria accepts expensive presents from her boss Nicky, but finds herself attracted to Jerry. Learning Jerry is a crime reporter, Gloria thinks he’s using her for a story but is later convinced he’s honest. Jerry says Nicky is a gangster but they can’t prove he’s involved in murder. After Jerry is beaten up by Nicky’s men, Gloria turns over a blood-stained hankerchief Nicky had dropped in her apartment. This is the proof needed to arrest Nicky. Jerry and Gloria admit their love for each other.

Meet My Love (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Burlockoff [as Burlockoff] (signed)
Inks
Sam Burlockoff [as Burlockoff] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Anne Mitchell; Dennis Jordan
Synopsis
Anne is a successful magazine editor, but her assistant Dennis says she’s “not a woman…just an efficient machine.” He kisses her and Anne slaps him. But the next day she shows up after getting a feminising makeover and they admit their love for each other.

[8715] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Reduce Your Appearance (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Magic-Mold / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Rings Only $1.74
    Harem Co.
  3. 2. I'll Always Love You
  4. 3. Current Star-Tistics on Gregory Peck
  5. 4. Susan Hayward
  6. 5. Bad Blood
  7. 6. Parents: Visit Your Schools
  8. 7. No Way Out
  9. 8. Meet My Love
  10. 9. [8715]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
  11. 10. Reduce Your Appearance
    Magic-Mold
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