(November 1953)

Lev Gleason, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date:
1953
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

[Lady Killer] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Don Hollis

Indexer Notes

Art identification provided by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

A Stranger's Kiss (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Amy Ellis; Bill Sears; Mrs. Ellis; Mrs. Galen; Paul Kemble; Professor Ellis
Synopsis:
Amy is expected to marry college professor Paul, but falls in love with textbook salesman Bill. After a few complications, they explain the situation to her parents and everyone is happy (except Paul).

I Chose Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charlie Tomsey (signed)
Inks:
Charlie Tomsey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Judy; Tad; Albert Graves; Mike
Synopsis:
Judy works to support her widowed mother and younger brother. She dates dull accountant Albert but prefers gas station operator Mike. However, she tells Mike she’s going to marry Albert so her mother and brother can have financial security. Judy writes a letter to prompt Albert to propose, but her brother gives it to Mike instead. Mike and Judy will be married.

Indexer Notes

Captions are typeset, dialogue balloons are hand-lettered.

[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 - Ruth, Uncertain, Ruth G. and J.J.

Lady Killer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Don Hollis; Ellen; Jane; Joe; Sally
Synopsis:
Don is a serial womaniser who callously uses and discards women. Joe the bartender urges him to change his ways but Don refuses. However, Don meets Sally and realises she is the only woman he can truly love, but Joe is Sally’s father and warns her about him. Don decides to straighten out his life and now Joe says he’s worthy of Sally’s love.

Indexer Notes

Pencil identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and confirmed by Doc Vassallo.

Secret Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Gates
Inks:
Art Gates
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
military; romance
Characters:
Ann; Ted Crane; Vickie
Synopsis:
Ann meets soldier Ted at a USO dance and falls in love with him. However, Ted also dates Ann’s roommate Vickie. When he’s shipped overseas, Ted writes to Vickie but she’s not interested in him any more, so Ann replies but signs Vickie’s name. When Ted comes home on leave, he wonders why Vickie seems different. Vickie confesses the truth and Ted realises he loves Ann after all.

Indexer Notes

Art identification provided by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Lady Killer]
  2. 1. A Stranger's Kiss
  3. 2. I Chose Love
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Love Problems
  5. 4. Lady Killer
  6. 5. Secret Love
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  • Gregory Fischer
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