(April 1950)

Marvel, 1944 Series
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Volume:
7
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Miss America Publishing Corp.
Editing:
Stan Lee; Joellen Murdock (associate editor)
Format:
Magazine size; Full Color; Glossy cover; Newsprint Interior; Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

Mart Nodel (Art Associate); Gary Keller (Production Associate)


["Happiness is a lad named Larry!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
?

Genre:
Romance

Indexer Notes

Cover bears the "K" emblem of Kable News; and the white letters "ID" superimposed on a black silhouette of the North American continent for Independent Distributors.

["Fascinating! Exciting! Fun for all!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Novelty Mart

["Sylvia's"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Sylvia's

Miss America (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["You Howl at Her on the Radio!"] (Table of Contents)

My Friend Irma / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan DeCarlo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor

Indexer Notes

Ad for My Friend Irma (1950 series) #3 (the first issue).

Food for fun (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Recipes for "Sizzling Steak" and "Fruit Fantasia".

["True or False?"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Modess, from Anne Shelby, Personal Products Corp.

Follow that car! (Table of Contents)

Patsy Walker / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
7281

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Patsy Walker; Buzz Baxter; Stanley Walker; Al; Judge Bromley
Synopsis:
When Patsy's father lets Buzz borrow the Walker family car, he and Patsy accidentally take Judge Bromley's car instead.

["The show's on, gang!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Kent Merchandising Co.

For Girls Only (Table of Contents)

Polly Parker / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Keywords:
advice

Indexer Notes

Advice from "Polly Parker".

Fashion Why's (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Fashion advice.

["Amazing Watch Values"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Mardo Sales Co.

Jealousy! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
6875

Genre:
Romance
Characters:
Lt. Roy Phelps; Ensign Linda Carr; Capt. Daniel Carr; Capt. James Healy
Synopsis:
Navy Nurse Linda Carr falls for Lt. Phelps, then thinks he's two-timing her. When she finds out the woman is his sister, she marries him before she makes "any more silly mistakes".

Room for growing (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Home decorating advice.

Roadside Romance (Table of Contents)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as by Lee Wyndham]
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Dobby Kirkland; Keith Elliot; Patricia Lane; Sandra Weatherby
Synopsis:
Dobby misses Keith when he goes away to boarding school. When he comes back, she doesn't think he's still interested in a "grease monkey".

["Radiant white teeth just like a movie star smile!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Frostie Winters, Inc.

Charm Corner (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mart Nodell
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Keywords:
advice

[Art for art's sake!] (Table of Contents)

Patsy Walker / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Jaffee
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
7211

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Patsy Walker; Buzz Baxter; Mr. Frammis; Miss Grizzly
Synopsis:
Patsy buys a swimsuit to do modeling at the art school, which sets Buzz fuming. He dons a disguise and registers for the class. Patsy spots a strange man staring at her from the back of the room, and the art students (all girls) pummel him while Patsy escapes.

["How "Mini-Gym" turns Dateless Dorothy unto Dazzling Dotty!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Mr. Bonomo

Happiness is a guy named Larry! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
6864

Genre:
Romance
Characters:
Larry Harkness; Madame Beaucaire; Judy Crane; Irene Crane; Mr. Wilks; Mrs. Wilks
Synopsis:
When Larry makes a repair call at Madame Beaucaire's salon, he befriends Judy. Judy's older sister Irene tells her she's a fool to let herself be picked up like that. When Larry calls to cancel a date, Irene talks Judy into going to the restaurant where Larry is supposedly making a repair. They discover him sitting with another woman. When they rush out, Larry follows and explains the woman is his boss's wife, and Mr. Wilks had just left the table to take a phone call. Furthermore, he points out to Irene that just because she was miserable didn't mean Judy had to be as well.

Stitchin' Time (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Charm Corner (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mart Nodell
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Keywords:
advice

Indexer Notes

Answers for the Charm Corner questions.

["Your name"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.035 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Gordon & Co.

["Free!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.03 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for American Studies

["High school course at home"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.03 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for American School

["500 U. S and FOREIGN stamps"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.03 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Wineholt Stamp Co.

Food for fun (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Recipe for frog's legs.

["Now I feel like sixteen again!] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for S. J. Wegman Co.

["Way below factory prices!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Lovmee Shoes

["Reduce Fat!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for American Healthaids Co.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Happiness is a lad named Larry!"]
  2. 1. ["Fascinating! Exciting! Fun for all!"]
  3. 2. ["Sylvia's"]
  4. 3. Miss America
  5. 4. ["You Howl at Her on the Radio!"]
    My Friend Irma
  6. 5. Food for fun
  7. 6. ["True or False?"]
  8. 7. Follow that car!
    Patsy Walker
  9. 8. ["The show's on, gang!"]
  10. 9. For Girls Only
    Polly Parker
  11. 10. Fashion Why's
  12. 11. ["Amazing Watch Values"]
  13. 12. Jealousy!
  14. 13. Room for growing
  15. 14. Roadside Romance
  16. 15. ["Radiant white teeth just like a movie star smile!"]
  17. 16. Charm Corner
  18. 17. [Art for art's sake!]
    Patsy Walker
  19. 18. ["How "Mini-Gym" turns Dateless Dorothy unto Dazzling Dotty!"]
  20. 19. Happiness is a guy named Larry!
  21. 20. Stitchin' Time
  22. 21. Charm Corner
  23. 22. ["Your name"]
  24. 23. ["Free!"]
  25. 24. ["High school course at home"]
  26. 25. ["500 U. S and FOREIGN stamps"]
  27. 26. Food for fun
  28. 27. ["Now I feel like sixteen again!]
  29. 28. ["Way below factory prices!"]
  30. 29. ["Reduce Fat!"]
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