(July 1952)

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

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com

Keywords:
Indicia publisher from Ofer Berenstein via the GCD Error Tracker.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

Fugitive from Fate (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alice Kirkpatrick
Inks:
Tex Blaisdell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Madeleine Fox; Ross Wilson; Bert Norris; Madame La Zonga; Anne Stevens; Mrs. Wilson
Synopsis:
A fortune-teller informs Madeleine that she’ll fall in love with a laughing blonde man, even though she’s already engaged to dark-haired Ross. On a cross-country bus trip, Madeleine falls in love with blonde Bert but turns down his proposal and goes home to wealthy Ross. However, she realises Bert is the one for her and they are reunited.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

The fortune-teller's name can be seen on a booth at the charity carnival. "Six Lessons From Madame La Zonga" was a popular song of the 1940s and there is also a 1941 comedy film by that name.

Afraid of Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Helaine; Steve Leonard; Wally Ayers; Gloria; Silas Gordon
Synopsis:
Helaine becomes engaged to Wally but then learns he was merely using her to make his girlfriend Gloria jealous. She travels to Europe to forget her humiliation and meets journalist Steve in Rome. They fall in love but she’s afraid of being hurt again and flees to Venice. Steve follows her there and she agrees to marry him.
Keywords:
Rome; Venice

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

The Sacrifice (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Long Engagement (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Pete Marlowe; Helen; Cathy Marlowe; Mrs. Marlowe; Dana French
Synopsis:
After his father dies, Pete has to support his mother and sister, so he postpones his marriage to Helen. This puts a strain on their relationship. Pete’s sister Cathy elopes with notorious playboy Dana, feeling she’s a burden. Pete and Helen stop the wedding and Pete apologises for his behaviour: he’ll marry Helen and everyone will pitch in to support Pete’s mother and sister.

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Whirlwind of Kisses (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Citron
Inks:
Sam Citron
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jeff Thompson; Jill Saunders; Bill
Synopsis:
Airport employee Jill falls in love with famous stunt pilot Jeff but he seems indifferent to her. He teaches Jill to fly, but freezes up on her first solo flight. Jeff, admitting he loves her as well, gives her instructions over the radio and she lands safely. They will be wed.

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Fugitive from Fate
  3. 2. Afraid of Love
  4. 3. The Sacrifice
  5. 4. Long Engagement
  6. 5. Whirlwind of Kisses
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Warren Zeigler
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mickey Coalwell