(December 1951)

Lev Gleason, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1951
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

Three Wrong Guys (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

The cover does not really illustrate a scene from the interior story "3 Wrong Guys."

3 Wrong Guys (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Kida
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Art; Babs; Ellen; Len; Mike; Todd Wells; Vince
Synopsis:
When her boyfriend Mike develops a crush on her older sister Ellen, high school student Babs tries to coach Ellen’s 3 boyfriends into being more “masterful,” hoping Ellen will marry one of them. Her scheme fails, but Ellen gets married anyway: to sailor Todd. Mike tells Babs that he doesn’t love Ellen, he loves her.

Indexer Notes

Pencil identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Those Dangerous Weeks (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Fujitani
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Bob Long; Chet Brown; Dr. Porter; Doris Howell; Herb Howell; Mrs. Long; Tony
Synopsis:
Doris marries lawyer Herb but soon begins to feel he’s taking her for granted. When Herb refuses to advance her the money she needs to become a partner in a beauty parlor, she goes to former boyfriend Chet for a loan. Herb is not pleased, even when the business is a success. Doris learns she’s pregnant but doesn’t tell Herb. Herb apologises to Doris for his previous attitude and they each admit they still love each other and want to make their marriage work.

Indexer Notes

Pencil identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

["Once a girl makes up her mind"] (Table of Contents)

The Love Clinic / comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Eloise Taylor
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; romance
Characters:
Eloise Taylor; K.G.
Synopsis:
K.G. writes to Eloise and says she is determined to lose weight so she can get dates. Eloise outlines a “sensible eating” plan and wishes K.G. luck.
Keywords:
advice column

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Love Problems / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Eloise Taylor
Pencils:
Dick Rockwell [as DR] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Rockwell [as DR] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; romance
Characters:
Eloise Taylor
Keywords:
advice column

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - S.A., Depressed, B.T., Hopeful, M.E. and A Friend.

Take a Chance on Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
military; romance
Characters:
Paul Porter; Rita Porter
Synopsis:
Rita and Paul have been dating for 2 years but he hasn’t asked her to marry him. She wonders if they should break up; he admits he was going to propose but now he’s been drafted and doesn't feel he should ask Rita to risk her future by marrying him. After Paul enters the service he changes his mind and they’re married at his Army camp. Paul is still worried and Rita wonders if the marriage was a mistake. Paul is reassured by the chaplain that “Uncle Sam” will care for his wife if Paul is killed in action, and now he can fully commit to Rita and their marriage.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Three Wrong Guys
  2. 1. 3 Wrong Guys
  3. 2. Those Dangerous Weeks
  4. 3. ["Once a girl makes up her mind"]
    The Love Clinic
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Love Problems
  6. 5. Take a Chance on Love
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