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Love Diary 017 -JVJ (c2c)

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Issue: #17
Published: June 1951, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Ray Hermann
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: All sequences, credits and info added by Craig Delich (March 2006).
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Back-Alley Girl!; How to Get a Man and Hold Him!
Credits: Pencils: (photo) | Inks: (photo)
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (13 pages) Back Alley Girl
Synopsis: Bess and her family live in the slums. She attracts the attention of big shot Tony, to the consternation of local cop Joe, who has a crush on Bess himself. Tony uses Bess’s little brother Sammy as a lookout for a robbery, and Sammy is shot. Tony refuses to let him be taken to a hospital. Bess goes to Joe for help and Tony is arrested. Bess realizes Joe is “twice the man” that Tony is.
Credits: Script: Dorothy Woolfolk; Bill Woolfolk (plot) | Pencils: Mort Leav | Inks: Mort Leav
Genre: Romance
Characters: Bess Nelson Mrs. Nelson Mrs. Connors Joe Melton Jim Nelson Bix Tony Landrow Sammy Nelson

Comic Story (8 pages) I Married For Money!
Synopsis: Store clerk Laura marries Gilbert for his money, although she doesn’t love him. Her former co-worker Jeannie weds Ted and they live happily despite their working-class status. Gilbert wants to construct veteran’s housing instead of offices, but Laura sees this as a threat to her economic security and convinces him to give up the idea. Some time later, Gilbert says he’s lost his money and they move to a small apartment. Laura confesses she married him for money and he leaves her. Laura moves in with Jeannie and her husband and changes her attitude. Gilbert returns and they reconcile.
Credits: Pencils: Syd Shores | Inks: Syd Shores | Letters: Gaspar Saladino ?
Genre: Romance
Characters: Laura Jeannie Ted Gilbert Rand May

Text Story (2 pages) How to Get a Man and Hold Him!
Featuring: Secrets From a Love Diary
Credits: Script: Rae Herman [as Ray Mann] (signed) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (3 pages)
Featuring: Prescription for Happiness
Synopsis: Connie and Steve are childhood sweethearts but as an adult she thinks of him only as a friend. Steve is drafted and asks Connie to marry him when he returns from overseas. Connie comes to Ray Mann for advice: should she agree to the engagement to make Steve happy now, or confess that she doesn’t love him? Ray says the readers of Love Diary might be able to solve her problem.
Credits: Script: Bill Woolfolk; Miles Cahn | Inks: Vince Alascia | Letters: Gaspar Saladino ?
Genre: Romance
Characters: Ray Mann Connie J. Steve

Letters Page (1 page) Frankly Speaking
Credits: Script: Rae Herman [as Ray Mann] (signed) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (8 pages) Man Crazy!
Synopsis: At boarding school, Gale has dates with many different boys. After graduation she goes home, thinking “I’m not going to settle for any one boy! I want to have dozens of them!” She doesn’t break up with her hometown boyfriend Barry, but openly dates others. When Ross asks her to a dance, Gale sets up Barry with her ex-roommate, mousy Nancy. However, Ross goes home at the end of the summer and Gale discovers Nancy and Barry have fallen in love.
Credits: Inks: Vince Alascia
Genre: Romance
Characters: Gale Starr Nancy Greene Barry Nelson Ross Flint Anna

Advertisement (1 page) Wanted; Wild Bill Pecos
Synopsis: House ad for "Wanted" and "Wild Bill Pecos".
Credits: Letters: ?; some typeset

Comic Story (8 pages) I Was a Slave To Tradition!
Synopsis: Priscilla comes from an old family in the town of Braxton and opposes the efforts of newcomer Paul to build a tourist motel there. She encourages the townspeople to boycott his project but Paul finds other workers and supplies. Paul is attracted to Priscilla and she thinks she can convince him to change his plans, but he refuses. Priscilla gets his credit cut off, then learns Paul is a wounded veteran who loves the town as well as she does. She gets everyone to help build the motel and Paul and Priscilla admit their love for each other.
Credits: Script: Dorothy Woolfolk; Bill Woolfolk (plot) | Pencils: Mort Lawrence (signed) | Inks: Mort Lawrence (signed)
Genre: Romance
Characters: Priscilla Newell Mrs. Pettigrew Roger Purcell Paul Stewart

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