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From JVJ Collection with scans and edits by Snard.

26-July-2013 2:36 am
Username: Netasha
Comment: Mar-Apr 1949.cbz

Issue: #1
Published: March-April 1949, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: Ken Bald | Inks: Ken Bald
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (13 pages) Second-Hand Love
Synopsis: College student Jean drops her boyfriend Tommy in order to attend the prom with football player Hank. Jean’s mother Vera tells her a story: “homely” but smart student Vera has a crush on football player Ted, who dates her roommate Claire. Claire gives Vera a makeover and Vera steals Ted away. Ted arranges to throw the big game for gambler Spinelli, and Vera is left as a hostage. She escapes with the help of Homer, a young professor who loves her. Vera marries Homer; Jean is their daughter. Jean decides to go to prom with Tommy after all.
Credits: Pencils: Pete Riss | Inks: George Klein ?; Charles Nicholas ?
Genre: Romance
Characters: Ted Wilson Claire Adams Professor Homer Rand Vera Dallas Rand Jean Rand Tommy Slater Al Spinelli

Comic Story (7 pages) You Can't Learn Romance!
Synopsis: Rural schoolteacher Joyce thinks “rich people are apt to be a little more interesting” than her crude farmer boyfriend Red. She goes to the harvest dance with wealthy visitor Allan; the jealous Red intends to tar-and-feather the city slicker for kissing Joyce but she stops him. Joyce realizes Allan isn’t a playboy and that she loves him after all.
Credits: Pencils: Ken Bald | Inks: Ken Bald
Genre: Romance
Characters: Joyce Fletcher Red Stevens Allan Randolph

Comic Story (8 pages) Hollywood Heartbreak
Synopsis: When film extra Anne says she’s dating star Roger, wardrobe mistress Marie tells the story of her arrival in Hollywood, 20 years earlier. Marie falls in love with Roger and her acting career begins to take off, but Roger tricks her into participating in a dangerous scene which results in the death of Lorna, an actress who has damaging information about him. Marie is charged with murder. She’s acquitted but her acting career is ruined. Marie saves her friend Grace from Roger’s clutches and when Roger shows up for Anne, he’s turned away as well.
Credits: Pencils: Max Elkan | Inks: Ray Willner
Genre: Romance
Characters: Marie Brent Anne Roger Manton Grace Gregg Lorna Larue Mr. Colton

Text Story (2 pages) The Remembering Heart
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (10 pages) I Was a Fugitive from Love!
Synopsis: Jane tells young Susan a story: a girl called Pigeon goes to a roadhouse with Smitty, who drunkenly tries to seduce her and is then killed fleeing from the police. Lawyer Curly gets Pigeon released and they fall in love, but he asks her to wait until his career is established. She refuses. Pigeon goes to work for a newspaper; she and Curly are reunited, marry, and have a child. However, she won't give up her career and they are divorced. Jane is Pigeon and Susan is her daughter, who charged dresses to her father’s account without permission. Her father is Curly and he and Jane reconcile.
Credits: Pencils: Charles Sultan ?; Paul Gattuso ? | Inks: Sam Cooper
Genre: Romance
Characters: Jane "Pigeon" Haverford Susan Smitty Sarge Judge "Curly" Bill Andrews

Comic Story (7 pages) Woman in White
Synopsis: Nurse Terry escaped from poverty to become a nurse and is determined to marry a rich doctor. She dates young intern Tom but will only marry him after he’s a success. Terry becomes his nurse and manages his practice. She brings in rich patients and rejects poor ones. To help Tom's career, Terry introduces him to Doris, whose father is head of a big hospital. When a call goes out for medical personnel to assist at a disaster, Terry refuses to go but Tom and Doris respond. Doris is badly injured while helping Tom, and he admits he loves her. Tom marries Doris and Terry is left alone.
Credits: Pencils: Edvard Moritz | Inks: Edvard Moritz
Genre: Romance
Characters: Terry Foster Dr. Tom Hamilton Mrs. Giles Dr. Sloan Doris Taylor

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