(December 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
?; 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

Trademark 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
Steve Donahue (photo of Johnnie Ray [Johnny Ray]); Katy Donahue (photo of Mitzi Gaynor)

Indexer Notes

From the movie "There's No Business Like Show Business" (1954).

Free! Elizabeth II Empire Stamps (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Lady is Lost (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Aunt Kate; Bruce; Ellen; George (flashback); Mr. Johnson (flashback); Mrs. Lacey
Synopsis
Ellen sees her fiancé Bruce embracing another woman and breaks off their engagement without letting him explain. Her aunt Kate tells Ellen the story of her romance with George. They worked together and Kate fears George robbed the office safe to buy her an engagement ring. George says he got the money by working a second job and breaks up with her because of her distrust. Ellen apologises to Bruce and he has a good explanation for what she saw. They reconcile.

[8063] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Wings of Love (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
aviation; romance
Characters
Charlie; Grant Dunlop; June Sutton; Mrs. Sutton; Tim Drake
Synopsis
Although she doesn’t love him, secretary June agrees to marry her middle-aged, wealthy boss Grant, under “pressure” from her mother. Shortly before the wedding, June runs into old friend Tim, a Korean war hero pilot. He and June go up in his plane and are forced to crashland in a remote mountain area. Tim, his arm broken, and June are trapped in a cabin by a blizzard and discover they love each other. They’re rescued soon after. Grant breaks their engagement due to the “scandal,” and now June can marry Tim.
Keywords
Korean War veteran

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

There's No Show Business ...Like Mitzi Gaynor Show Business (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Katy Donahue (photo of Mitzi Gaynor)

Indexer Notes

From the movie "There's No Business Like Show Business" (1954).

Prizes Given (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The Funman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"Cry Baby" Johnnie Ray (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Characters
Steve Donahue (photo of Johnnie Ray [Johnny Ray])

Indexer Notes

From the movie "There's No Business Like Show Business" (1954).

The Lady Said Yes (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Alice; Dan; Joan; Mr. Kandell; Ted Staight
Synopsis
Joan leaves her impoverished coal town for the city, hoping “to marry a man with money.” She agrees to date lonely soldier Ted, although he isn’t rich enough for her. They fall in love but she says “I can’t afford the poor in love act.” After they part, Joan realises she does love Ted after all and decides to apologise. She then learns he’s actually wealthy and Ted thinks this is why she changed her mind. A year later, Ted returns from the service and says Joan’s roommate told him the truth about Joan's decision. They will now wed.

Made for Each Other (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Roy
Inks
Mike Roy
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Alice; Hal Dawson; Kay; Mr. Fried; Mrs. Henderson
Synopsis
Lonely office worker Kay and stranger Hal accidentally win a contest that pays for a weekend of activities together. They fall in love and Kay agrees to marry Hal. When Hal doesn’t show up, Kay travels to his hometown and sees him with another woman. She returns to the city, moves, and gets another job. Some time later, Hal finds her: he says the “other woman” was his former girlfriend and he was just consoling her. Kay believes him and they are reunited.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Breathtaking-Garden Under Glass (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Everlast Garden / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Giant Kiddie Playhouse (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Giant Playhouse / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

How to Fix Any Part of Any Car (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Motor Book Dept. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"Hollywood Bride" Walking Doll (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Niresk Industries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Free! Elizabeth II Empire Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  3. 2. The Lady is Lost
  4. 3. [8063]
    Famous Funnies Patterns
  5. 4. Wings of Love
  6. 5. There's No Show Business ...Like Mitzi Gaynor Show Business
  7. 6. Prizes Given
    The Funman
  8. 7. "Cry Baby" Johnnie Ray
  9. 8. The Lady Said Yes
  10. 9. Made for Each Other
  11. 10. Breathtaking-Garden Under Glass
    Everlast Garden
  12. 11. Giant Kiddie Playhouse
    Giant Playhouse
  13. 12. How to Fix Any Part of Any Car
    Motor Book Dept.
  14. 13. "Hollywood Bride" Walking Doll
    Niresk Industries
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