(February 1952)

Lev Gleason, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
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

The Doctor's Secret (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
military; romance

Indexer Notes

The cover art is not related in any way to the interior story entitled "The Doctor's Secret."

The Doctor's Secret (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ann Cullen; Dennis Farley; Dobbs; Dr. Brown; Doris Cullen; Mr. Cullen (death); Mr. Farley; Mrs. Farley
Synopsis:
Ann thinks the people in her small town disrespect her because her mother ran away with another man. Dennis, son of the town’s richest man, dates her but she rejects him. When her father falls ill, Ann devotes herself to his care. He dies, but the town now respects Ann for her actions. Even Dennis’s parents think she is a suitable match for their son, so Ann and Dennis reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Pencil identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The title of this story is misleading: there is a doctor character but he is minor and has no "secret."

Test of a Love-Time (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Don Lowens; Paul; Wendy
Synopsis:
Wendy loves Paul but he says “I’m not the marrying kind.” She dates Don and accepts his marriage proposal. Paul tries to make up with her but when he kisses her, Wendy knows that Don is the one she really loves. She tells Don that she had to test herself, but now Paul is out of their lives forever.

[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:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - H.E., Penny, Dorothy, M.B. and S.B.

I Belong to You! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Dick; Flora Winters; Fred Bellows; Rita
Synopsis:
Dick asks Rita to marry him before he enters the Army but she refuses. She says she’ll wait for him to return. However, she grows bored and dates Fred, and when he proposes marriage, she accepts. Rita writes Dick a letter with the news, but later changes her mind and breaks her engagement to Fred. Dick comes home from Korea and Rita explains that he is the one she truly loves.

Honeymoon Merry-Go-Round (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Wenzel (signed)
Inks:
Al Wenzel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Anne Ames; Bill Ames; Dora; Frank Dowling
Synopsis:
Anne is surprised when Dora shows up at the hotel where Anne and her husband Bill are spending their honeymoon. Dora is Bill’s ex-girlfriend. Frank, Dora’s new boyfriend, arrives, and he is also jealous of Dora’s former friendship with Bill. Anne and Frank are certain Bill and Dora are still in love, but Anne is just using Bill to make Frank jealous enough to propose marriage to her, which he does.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Hannah Schreiberg (business manager)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Doctor's Secret
  2. 1. The Doctor's Secret
  3. 2. Test of a Love-Time
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Love Problems
  5. 4. I Belong to You!
  6. 5. Honeymoon Merry-Go-Round
  7. 6. [Statement of the Ownership, Management, and Circulation]
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