(October 1949)

Lev Gleason, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing:
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia: LOVER'S [sic] LANE is published bi-monthly by LEV GLEASON PUBLICATIONS, INC., 114 E. 32nd St., New York 16, N.Y. Hannah Schreiberg, Business Manager, E.A. Piller, Advertising Director. Editorial, advertising and business offices at 114 E. 32nd St., New York 16, N.Y. Entry as second class matter pending at the post office at New York, N.Y. Additional entry pending at Meriden, Conn. Single copy 10¢; yearly subscription in U.S., 60¢. Copyright, 1949, by LEV GLEASON PUBLICATIONS, INC. Printed in the U.S.A. October, 1949. Vol. 1, No. 1. The Publisher is not responsible for unsolicited manuscripts. Manuscripts accompanied by self-addressed, stamped envelopes will be returned.


Intimate Secrets of Young Romance (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Biro (signed)
Inks:
Charles Biro (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Bart; Jean

Indexer Notes

Cover disclaimer under issue number reads, "Not Intended For Children."

Was I Wrong Seeking Big City Glamor? (Table of Contents)

A True Love Story / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William Overgard (signed)
Inks:
William Overgard (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Craig; Linda

Alan Ladd (Table of Contents)

The Stars Tell / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pat Rooney (signed); ?
Inks:
Pat Rooney (signed); ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography; non-fiction
Characters:
Alan Ladd
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Head shot portrait of actor Alan Ladd.

I Was an Actress for One Glorious Moment (Table of Contents)

A True Love Story / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Janet; Myra; Paul
Synopsis:
I wanted to be an actress at any cost and the price was my happiness!

["The breathtaking revelation of how Margaret Drake heard the words"] (Table of Contents)

How Did He Propose? / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruth Atkinson [as R. Atkinson] (credited)
Inks:
Ruth Atkinson [as R. Atkinson] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; non-fiction
Characters:
Dr. Norman Ward; Ed Drake; Margaret Drake [also as Peggy]

I Was in Love With Two Men at the Same Time! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Ames [as Ames] (signed)
Inks:
Lee Ames [as Ames] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Bart; Jean Wilson; Robbie Roberts

Who's Your Prince Charming? (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
William Holden (photo); Montgomery Clift (photo); Robert Sterling (photo); Lex Barker (photo); Farley Granger (photo); John Agar (photo)
Keywords:
contest

Indexer Notes

"Vote for your favorite of these six stars, and get a chance to win one of the cash prizes for the best letter writing why:" [The stars are actors William Holden, Montgomery Clift, Robert Sterling, Lex Barker, Farley Granger, and John Agar, shown in halftone pen and ink head portraits with colored backgrounds] "Here's what you get: First Prize - $10; 2 Second Prizes - $5 Each; 5 Third Prizes - $2 Each"

["He loves me...he loves me..."] (Table of Contents)

The Love Clinic / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ada Nevill (credited)
Pencils:
Paul Parker [as Parker] (signed)
Inks:
Paul Parker [as Parker] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; non-fiction
Characters:
Ada Nevill; Larry; Virginia
Synopsis:
"Here pictorially dramatized in each issue of Lovers' Lane is one of the many letters from my files. My answer and opinions concerning it are likewise dramatized..."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ada Nevill Answers Your Love Problems / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ada Nevill (credited)
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance; non-fiction
Characters:
Ada Nevill
Keywords:
advice

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with a halftone head portrait of Ada Nevill, and drawings of hearts and cherubs in the gutters. Letters from Helen and Sally.

["May 16, 1949"] (Table of Contents)

Ada Nevill Chooses a Prize Love Letter in Each Issue of "Lovers' Lane" / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ada Nevill (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; non-fiction
Characters:
Ada Nevill
Keywords:
contest

Indexer Notes

"Win $10 for a Love Letter. Here is your chance to see how romantic you are...Somewhere, sometime, you may have written or wanted to write a real, lyrical love letter. If so, here is your chance to share the thrill you had in writing it...The winner's letter will be presented on this page in each issue."

The World's Greatest Lovers: Robert Browning & Elizabeth Barrett (Table of Contents)

A True Love Story / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Bare
Inks:
Al Bare
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; non-fiction
Characters:
Elizabeth Barrett; Robert Browning

Indexer Notes

Nine panel historical filler about the authors Robert Browning (1812-1889) and Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861).
Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Intimate Secrets of Young Romance
  2. 1. Was I Wrong Seeking Big City Glamor?
    A True Love Story
  3. 2. Alan Ladd
    The Stars Tell
  4. 3. I Was an Actress for One Glorious Moment
    A True Love Story
  5. 4. ["The breathtaking revelation of how Margaret Drake heard the words"]
    How Did He Propose?
  6. 5. I Was in Love With Two Men at the Same Time!
  7. 6. Who's Your Prince Charming?
  8. 7. ["He loves me...he loves me..."]
    The Love Clinic
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Ada Nevill Answers Your Love Problems
  10. 9. ["May 16, 1949"]
    Ada Nevill Chooses a Prize Love Letter in Each Issue of "Lovers' Lane"
  11. 10. The World's Greatest Lovers: Robert Browning & Elizabeth Barrett
    A True Love Story
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