(February 1951)

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

You Can't Marry a Stranger (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (painted, signed)
Inks:
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (painted, signed)
Colors:
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (painted, signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Love's White Lie (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruth Atkinson
Inks:
Ruth Atkinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Bob Reynolds; Jack Crandall; Mr. Mason; Mrs. Mason; Mr. Smally; Mr. Reynolds; Mrs. Reynolds; Sarah; Sheila Mason [also as Sheila Reynolds; also as Sheila Crandall]; Judge Garrick
Synopsis:
Teenagers Bob and Sheila elope but are caught by their parents and the marriage is annulled. Bob leaves town. Time passes: Sheila finishes high school and marries Jack. They are happy but Jack meets Bob and learns he and Sheila were married. Jack doesn’t feel he can trust Sheila since she kept this from him. Sheila confronts Bob at his apartment, but while she’s there, Jack arrives and she hides. She goes home and confesses this to Jack: he says he can trust her now.
Keywords:
elope

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

How "Mini-Gym" Turns Dateless Dorothy into Dazzling Dotty! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mini-Gym Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

After My Own Heart! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Bare (credited)
Inks:
Al Bare (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Albert; Howard; Ken; Jane; Peggy; Tom
Synopsis:
Teenager Peggy falls in love with all of the men her older sister Jane dates, to the consternation of her own boyfriend Ken. When Jane marries Tom, Peggy continues to have a crush on him until she sees that Tom is a hen-pecked “dish rag!” Peggy decides she prefers “masterful” Ken.

["It's so lovely sitting out here"] (Table of Contents)

How Did He Propose? / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony DiPreta
Inks:
Tony DiPreta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; romance
Characters:
May; Roger
Synopsis:
May and her boyfriend Roger are trapped in a stalled elevator. To pass the time, each passenger describes what they are going to do when they are rescued. Roger says he’s going to propose marriage to May, and she says she’s going to accept.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Andorra (Table of Contents)

Stamp Page / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Sidney M. Elias (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Hannah Schreiberg
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

You Can't Marry a Stranger (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Ames
Inks:
Lee Ames
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Mr. Pearson; Mrs. Pearson; Mr. Taylor; Mrs. Taylor; Ned Taylor; Ruth Pearson
Synopsis:
Ned proposes to Ruth after they’ve known each other for just two weeks. Both sets of parents urge them to wait. Ruth is invited to spend a week with the Taylor family in Florida, and then Ned joins Ruth’s family at their winter lodge. Ned and Ruth find their future in-laws delightful and the feeling is mutual. When Ned and Ruth argue and decide to break up, they just can’t bring themselves to disappoint their parents, so the wedding is on.
Keywords:
Miami

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

["Can a girl love more than one boy at a time?"] (Table of Contents)

The Love Clinic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance; non-fiction
Characters:
Ada Nevill; Glenda S.; Jack

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
romance; non-fiction
Keywords:
advice column

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Confused, P.T., Martha K., Worried, Louise, Sorry and C.L.

["You asked me a question this evening"] (Table of Contents)

Love Letter of the Month / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance; non-fiction
Characters:
Ada Nevill; Phyllis

One Love to Give (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Claire; Lucy; Paul; Tom
Synopsis:
Lucy loves Paul but takes her friend Claire’s advice and refuses to go steady with him. She tells Paul they should date other people to make sure their love is real. But when Lucy goes out with Tom, she doesn’t have a good time. Paul asks Claire for a date and Lucy gets jealous. She apologises to Paul and agrees to go steady with him.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. You Can't Marry a Stranger
  2. 1. Love's White Lie
  3. 2. How "Mini-Gym" Turns Dateless Dorothy into Dazzling Dotty!
    Mini-Gym Corp.
  4. 3. After My Own Heart!
  5. 4. ["It's so lovely sitting out here"]
    How Did He Propose?
  6. 5. Andorra
    Stamp Page
  7. 6. [Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation]
  8. 7. You Can't Marry a Stranger
  9. 8. ["Can a girl love more than one boy at a time?"]
    The Love Clinic
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Ada Nevill Answers Your Love Problems
  11. 10. ["You asked me a question this evening"]
    Love Letter of the Month
  12. 11. One Love to Give
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  • Gregory Fischer
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  • Gary L. Watson
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