(January 1953)

Lev Gleason, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date:
1952
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

They Said I Was Boy Crazy (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? [as Black Box Studios] (photo)
Inks:
? [as Black Box Studios] (photo)
Colors:
? [as Black Box Studios] (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Shattered Dreams (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Mayor Link Walters; Mayor Pop Mitford; Nora Mitford
Synopsis:
Lawyer Link returns to his hometown and decides to run for mayor, even though his fiancee Nora’s father is the incumbent. Nora breaks up with Link as a result. When Link wins the election, Nora works to undermine his attempts to improve the town. But when her father has a heart attack, the town’s lack of a hospital nearly proves fatal. Nora’s father recovers and volunteers to help Link raise money for a local hospital, and Link and Nora reconcile.

Broadway Scandal (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [Little Al]
Inks:
? [Little Al]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Andy Bixby; Lily Marvel; Maurice; Meg Pierson; Mr. Waybrun
Synopsis:
Would-be actress Meg moves to New York and doesn’t have time for her hometown boyfriend Andy. Meg falls for pretentious but impoverished writer Maurice. When Maurice promises Meg's role in his new play to famous actress Lily instead, and also tries to convince Andy to back the show, Meg realises Broadway people are insincere and decides to marry Andy and move back home.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Secret of Treasure Cave (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - C.E., Confused, J.R., S.J. and Perplexed.

Terry Sanders Outsmarts Herself (Table of Contents)

Front Page Love Story / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Owen
Inks:
Ralph Owen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Charlie Fuller; Rick Harlow; Rudy Keefer; Terry Sanders
Synopsis:
Photographer Terry works with reporter Rick and they are also romantically involved, but she catches him flirting with another worker and says they’ll only be co-workers from now on. Terry is attracted to Rudy, reporter for a rival newspaper, but when Rudy makes a pass, Rick shows up and they fight. Both men depart, leaving Terry stranded on a beach, shoeless, at 2:30 in the morning.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Story continued from previous issue, and to be concluded in the next issue.
Listed as "Front Page Love Story: Chapter Two."

Boy Crazy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Baron [as Baron] (signed)
Inks:
Tom Baron [as Baron] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Joan Herrick [also as Joan Fields]; Miss Catterby; Mrs. Herrick; Terry French; Tom Branson; William Herrick
Synopsis:
Joan’s parents forbid her to date, saying she's "boy crazy." She runs away from home and gets a job as a model. Joan becomes photographer Tom’s favourite subject and they fall in love, but she’s hesitant because of her parents’ previous comments about her emotional state. Joan’s parents come to take her home, but Tom discovers they are only her foster parents, and are trying to keep her single. She'll inherit a fortune if she gets married before age 21, otherwise the foster parents keep the money. Tom and Joan foil that plan.
Keywords:
modeling
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. They Said I Was Boy Crazy
  2. 1. Shattered Dreams
  3. 2. Broadway Scandal
  4. 3. The Secret of Treasure Cave
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Love Problems
  6. 5. Terry Sanders Outsmarts Herself
    Front Page Love Story
  7. 6. Boy Crazy
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