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Sparkling Love 001 (1950) (c2c)

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22-February-2014 10:19 pm
Username: rmdavidson
Comment: The second story here has real nice art by Joe Kubert!

Issue: #1
Published: June 1950, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Sol Cohen
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: One-shot
Notes: On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals 1950, page 271
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: ? (photograph) | Inks: ? (photograph) | Colours: ? (photograph) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (7 pages) Written in the Stars
Synopsis: Elda is superstitious and believes in astrology. Fortune teller Madame Boiseau says Elda will fall in love with someone whose name begins with “J,” and then Elda meets civil engineering graduate Jud. Jud gets a job with a construction firm, but Madame Boiseau warns Elda that she sees “someone you love…falling like a star!” Elda tells Jud’s boss that Jud is a fake so he’ll be fired from his work on a high-rise building. A newspaper story exposes Madame Boiseau and “the superstitions racket.” Elda clears Jud’s name and they get back together.
Credits: Script: Alden Getz
Genre: Romance
Characters: Elda Blake Madame Boiseau Jud Jeffers Mildred Professor Harper Mike Malloy Casey

Comic Story (8 pages) Once for Any Girl!
Synopsis: Lydia is bored because her fiancé Ed spends his spare time working on contract proposals for his engineering firm, hoping to get a bonus so they can make a down payment on a house. John’s womanizing college friend Ed shows up and Lydia is attracted to him. While John is working, Lydia dates Ed, and they decide to elope. Lydia discovers Ed has concealed a note to her from John: John’s placed a deposit on their future home. Lydia dumps Ed and goes back to John.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Lydia John Nicols Ed Carroll

Text Story (2 pages) Heart Gone Astray
Credits: Script: Joan Lewis | Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (7 pages) Love Pose
Synopsis: Magazine photo editor Janet hires model Rod, whom she has a crush on. Gloria is paired with Rod for the photos, but Janet’s boss doesn’t like Gloria and has her fired. Gloria blames her dismissal on Janet’s jealousy and Rod believes her. Janet finds a photo showing the memo she got from her boss, and proves to Rod that she’s been telling the truth. Rod and Janet get married.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Janet Worth Mr. Fry Rod Flood Gloria Stranger Mrs. Ellen Stanton

Comic Story (7 pages) Doomed to Stay Single
Synopsis: Joyce and Jeff meet at a fancy resort in New Mexico and fall in love. Janet fears Jeff thinks she’s wealthy, but she's really a secretary who saved for three years to finance her trip. Joyce loses $300 at a casino and doesn’t have the cash to pay, so Jeff covers her loss. The next day, he’s gone from the resort. Joyce returns to work in the city and accidentally bumps into Jeff, an engineer working on a construction site. He says he left because he thought Joyce was too rich for him. Joyce explains that she only makes $50 a week and they decide to get married and pool their resources.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Joyce Warren Jeff Manning Mr. Morrell

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