(October-November 1949)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth [credited]; Robert Kanigher [actual]
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

My Own Beautiful Sister Was Engaged to the Man I Secretly Loved (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Theda Hall; Emerson Hall (photo)
Inks:
Theda Hall; Emerson Hall (photo)
Colors:
Theda Hall; Emerson Hall (photo)

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Credit in indicia reads "Cover Photograph in Color by Theda and Emerson Hall from Globe. On the Cover: MGM Starlets Mary Jane Smith and Bridget Carr."

Girl in the Shadows (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Joe Giella ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Midge helplessly stands by as her glamorous sister Carole uses Craig, the man Midge secretly loves, to make her own boyfriend, David, jealous enough to propose.

Indexer Notes

writer and editor credit per Robin Snyder.

["Lili, did you get a good look at our new piano accompanist?"] (Table of Contents)

Lili / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; humor
Characters:
Lili
Synopsis:
Lili, a dancer, tries to impress the new accompanist.

Never Say Goodbye (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Victoria studies with the famous concert pianist Peter Ramsey, and tries to hide her growing feelings for him.

The Golden Light (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Illustrated poem.

Legacy of Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Jean and Don, who have never liked one another, are forced to live together for a year in exchange for an inheritance from a family friend.

["Dear Diary: Yesterday Bob took me on my first fishing trip."] (Table of Contents)

Daisy's Diary / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; humor
Characters:
Daisy; Bob

Two Loves Have I (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance

["Gee -- She's the most beautiful girl I've ever seen!"] (Table of Contents)

Wendy / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; humor
Characters:
Wendy

Someday -- Darling (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Take a Letter, Sweetheart! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Public stenographer Pam Dixon falls in love with one of her clients, but it takes him some time to feel the same way.

Stay in School, Give Yourself a Break! (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Graham Place
Inks:
Graham Place
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff
Synopsis:
After talking it over with Susie, Buzzy decides not to drop out of school.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; published in cooperation with leading national social welfare and youth-serving organizations.

Romantic as a Midsummer Moon (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Back cover advertisement for new romance title Secret Hearts (DC, 1949 series).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. My Own Beautiful Sister Was Engaged to the Man I Secretly Loved
  2. 1. Girl in the Shadows
  3. 2. ["Lili, did you get a good look at our new piano accompanist?"]
    Lili
  4. 3. Never Say Goodbye
  5. 4. The Golden Light
  6. 5. Legacy of Love
  7. 6. ["Dear Diary: Yesterday Bob took me on my first fishing trip."]
    Daisy's Diary
  8. 7. Two Loves Have I
  9. 8. ["Gee -- She's the most beautiful girl I've ever seen!"]
    Wendy
  10. 9. Someday -- Darling
  11. 10. Take a Letter, Sweetheart!
  12. 11. Stay in School, Give Yourself a Break!
    Buzzy
  13. 12. Romantic as a Midsummer Moon
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