(January 1954)

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
Brand
This Is a Famous Funnies Publication
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Trade-Mark registered United States Patent Office, The Eastern Color Printing Company.
Indexed with information from Ger Apeldoorn and Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. via the GCD Error Tracker and http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Susan Maitland (photo of Terry Moore); Capt. Alan King (photo of Tyrone Power)

Indexer Notes

Cover features Tyrone Power and Terry Moore in a still from Twentieth Century Fox's "King of the Khyber Rifles" (1953).

[8849] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Too Late for Love (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Frazetta (signed)
Inks
Frank Frazetta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Lila; Tom; Jane
Synopsis
Lila becomes Tom’s secretary, but is jealous of his fiancé Jane. Lila schemes to steal him away and when Jane falls ill, Lila volunteers to help her recuperate at a lake cottage. Lila tells Jane that Tom loves her. When Tom visits, Lila kisses him in front of Jane. Jane tries to commit suicide by leaping into the lake but Lila rescues her and confesses that Tom never responded to her romantic overtures.
Reprints
Keywords
suicide

Handsome Tyrone Power (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Capt. Alan King (photo of Tyrone Power)
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

From the movie "King of the Khyber Rifles" (1953).

K.O. for Love (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance; sports
Characters
Bob Gaxton; Mr. Mayer; Ann Mayer; Gloria
Synopsis
Ann’s father is boxer Bob’s manager, but Bob doesn’t seem to notice Ann at all. When Bob wins the championship he starts dating socialite Gloria and neglects his training. Bob loses the rematch and when his manager says Bob can never fight again, Gloria dumps him. Mr. Mayer admits he lied, and Bob can resume his career. Bob and Ann also admit their love for each other.
Keywords
boxing

The Dark Light!! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Bob Matheson; Jan; Mrs. Matheson; Dr. Thomas Matheson; Dr. Messing
Synopsis
Jan doesn’t want to wait for Bob to finish medical school before they are married. She convinces him to quit school, but he’s unable to hold down a series of jobs because his heart isn’t in it. When Bob’s father suffers a stroke, Bob isn’t able to save his life because he doesn't have the necessary medical knowledge. Bob breaks up with Jan because “his love had withered and died” due to her selfishness.

False Promises (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim McArdle (signed)
Inks
Jim McArdle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Martha Wilson; Ted Spencer
Synopsis
Artist Martha and scientist Ted are among the recipients of an award of $10,000, but the prize only goes to married people. Martha and Ted decide to marry each other as a “business agreement,” but have to wait 30 days to collect the award. Martha falls in love with Ted but thinks he’s only interested in the money. She confesses their plan to the lawyers in charge, but Ted shows up and says he loves her too. They will wed and get the money as well.

Reversible Auto Seat Covers (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Mardo Sales Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Fido Walks and Talks (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Terrace Gifts / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pert Terry Moore (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Characters
Susan Maitland (photo of Terry Moore)
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

From the movie "King of the Khyber Rifles" (1953).

Extra Money (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Stuart Greetings / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

America's Greatest Ring Bargains (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [8849]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
  3. 2. Too Late for Love
  4. 3. Handsome Tyrone Power
  5. 4. K.O. for Love
  6. 5. The Dark Light!!
  7. 6. False Promises
  8. 7. Reversible Auto Seat Covers
    Mardo Sales Corporation
  9. 8. Fido Walks and Talks
    Terrace Gifts
  10. 9. Pert Terry Moore
  11. 10. Extra Money
    Stuart Greetings
  12. 11. America's Greatest Ring Bargains
    Harem Co.
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