(July 1953)

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 1953. 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
Brett Stanton (photo of Dale Robertson); Linda Culligan (photo of Jeanne Crain)

Indexer Notes

From the movie "City of Bad Men" (1953).

The Girl Next Door Lovely Jeanne Crain (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Linda Culligan (photo of Jeanne Crain)

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.
From the movie "City of Bad Men" (1953).

Burnt Fingers (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Roy (signed)
Inks
Mike Roy (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Charley; Gary; Marge; Tim
Synopsis
Margie supports her younger brother Tim after their parents’ deaths. Although Margie loves fireman Gary, she won’t marry him until he can afford to move away from their poor neighbourhood. Margie dates free-spending Charley, then discovers he’s an arsonist for hire. Margie doesn’t denounce him to the police, but when he sets fire to an occupied apartment building, she tells Gary. Margie dashes into the burning edifice and rescues a woman and child. She and Gary reconcile.

The Man She Married (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim McArdle
Inks
Jim McArdle
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Brad Mason; David Cornel; Mr. Talbot; Mrs. Talbot; Violet Talbot
Synopsis
Wealthy Violet is courted by famous athlete David and doctor Brad. When she sees Brad refuse to fight David, Violet decides he’s a coward and chooses David. However, Brad risks his own life to rescue Violet’s father and Violet from a burning stable. He later explains that he didn’t fight because his hands were too valuable to risk injury to them. Violet will marry Brad.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Doorway to Heartbreak (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Blanche Cummings; Johnny Marsden; Mrs. Marsden; Al Jennings(villain); Mr. Marsden
Synopsis
Blanche is released after a year in prison and moves to a new town for a fresh start. A boarder in the Mardsen home, she meets Johnny but rejects his romantic advances because she fears revealing her past. Blanche dates Al, and he asks her to hide some “hot” jewelry. She puts it in Johnny’s room and Johnny is arrested. Aware of her past, Johnny doesn’t denounce her, but Blanche confesses everything. Johnny is cleared and he and Blanche can be together.

No Illusions (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Roy [as M. R] (signed)
Inks
Mike Roy [as M. R] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance; sports
Characters
Billy; Carrie; Jean; Timmy; Tom Shaw
Synopsis
Jean supports her younger brothers by running a lunchroom. Her brother Timmy requires “special attention” due to his weak health. Timmy idolises Tom, a former professional baseball player. Jean plans to marry Tom so Timmy will have “some sort of father,” but Tom prefers Carrie. Tom actually works in a gas station now, and Jean reveals this. Timmy falls into a depression; Jean tries to find Tom, but he and Carrie have married and moved away. Jean swallows her pride and has her story printed in a newspaper. Tom and Carrie return: Tom is now a baseball coach and Timmy will get better.
Keywords
baseball

Giant Beach Ball (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Young Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[8950] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Handsome Dale Robertson (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Brett Stanton (photo of Dale Robertson)

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.
From the movie "City of Bad Men" (1953).

Need Extra Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Stuart Greetings / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Girl Next Door Lovely Jeanne Crain
  3. 2. Burnt Fingers
  4. 3. The Man She Married
  5. 4. Doorway to Heartbreak
  6. 5. No Illusions
  7. 6. Giant Beach Ball
    Young Products
  8. 7. [8950]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
  9. 8. Handsome Dale Robertson
  10. 9. Need Extra Spending Money?
    Stuart Greetings
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