(April-May 1952)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Approved Comics, Inc
Brand:
Ziff-Davis Comic Group
Editing:
Edward F. Murphy
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
?

Scandal or Romance (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alice Kirkpatrick
Inks:
Mario Colavito ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Phyllis Grant; Don Rockford; Mona Adams
Synopsis:
High school teacher Phyllis agrees to tutor Don, a returning veteran who wants to go to college. They fall in love, which causes the town to talk and Phyllis is given 24 hours to break up with him or be fired. She makes a speech—choosing her love for Don over her job--to the assembled parents and they change their minds: she can marry Don and still teach.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

They Fought for Happiness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; biography; romance
Characters:
Jean Simmons; Stewart Granger; J.B.
Synopsis:
Allegedly true story of the romance between film actors Jean Simmons and Stewart Granger.

Big-Hearted Fix (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Letter Perfect (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Advice on writing letters to a boyfriend in the military.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version

I Loved a Toreador (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney ?
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Allan Barton; Kate Williams; Mr. Doremus
Synopsis:
Teacher Kate visits Mexico on vacation and meets old school friend Allan. They fall in love, but Kate learns he’s now a bullfighter. She is opposed to bullfighting and also fears for Allan’s life, especially when he’s gored by a bull. But Allan refuses to give up his career and Kate goes home. When Allan is gored again and left with a stiff leg for life, he and Kate reconcile. They will make a new life together in the USA.
Keywords:
bullfighting; Mexico

Indexer Notes

Art credits from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

Women and Wit (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

3 single-panel cartoons

The Voice of My Heart (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Thelma; Tim Baker; Garry Henderson
Synopsis:
Thelma loves Garry but when he goes away to college, she dates mechanic Tim. Garry quits school and comes home, and Thelma dumps Tim. Garry and Thelma become engaged, but when the town is threatened by a flood, he abandons her to save himself. Tim rescues Thelma and she decides he’s the man for her.
Keywords:
flood

Indexer Notes

Art credits from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Scandal or Romance
  3. 2. They Fought for Happiness
  4. 3. Big-Hearted Fix
  5. 4. Letter Perfect
  6. 5. I Loved a Toreador
  7. 6. Women and Wit
  8. 7. The Voice of My Heart
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Dan Kurdilla
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mickey Coalwell