(December 1953)

Stanley Morse, 1953 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Key Publications
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernard Baily ?
Inks:
Bernard Baily ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

I Had Everything (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Tony Landis; Ruth Landis; Jon English
Synopsis:
Ruth marries wealthy Tony and grows bored with him. She has an affair with handyman Jon. Tony tries to kill them both with an axe but Jon defends himself and Tony is permanently paralysed. Jon asks Ruth to come away with him but she stays with Tony because she's unable to give up her rich lifestyle.

Beauty and the Beast (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Linda Gray; Pete Thomas; Jeff Craven
Synopsis:
Jeff asks his society girlfriend Linda to romance boxer Pete. Pete falls in love with Linda and Jeff advises him to throw a big fight to earn enough money to marry her; Jeff will also make a fortune by betting against Jeff. Linda tells Pete she loves him and he doesn’t need to earn dishonest money. Pete wins the championship and will marry Linda.
Keywords:
boxing

Ring, Telephone Ring! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Rich Man's Daughter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hy Fleishman (signed)
Inks:
Hy Fleishman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Bert Courtney; Valerie Tyler; Marcia Keegan; Mr. Tyler
Synopsis:
Rich Valerie falls in love with lawyer Bert; he defends “the little guy in trouble” and doesn’t expect to get rich. Valerie’s father offers to set them up with a private wing of his mansion and provide other luxuries, but Bert turns him down, not wanting to be in debt to him. Valerie breaks off their engagement but eventually realises Bert was right. She criticises her father for his overbearing possessiveness: he apologises to Bert and promises not to interfere in their lives.
Reprints:
  • US in Diary Confessions (Stanley Morse, 1955 series) #10 (July 1955) [Artist's signature (Fleishman) is removed in the reprint. Reprint is also re-coloured.], #10 (July 1955) [Artist's signature on first page ("Fleishman") is removed in the reprint. Reprint is also re-coloured.]

Alimony (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Joan Wood; Hank Wood [Bob]; Teddy Wood; Paul Shelton; Hank Wood Jr.; Mrs. Hank Wood
Synopsis:
After their young son Teddy dies of pneumonia, Joan and Hank’s marriage dissolves. They divorce and Joan demands excessive alimony in revenge. She spends the money wildly and refuses to take less. However, she learns Hank has remarried and his son needs expensive medical treatment, but her alimony prevents this. Joan falsely claims she’s going to marry Paul so she won’t need the money. Paul realises she’s changed her vindictive attitude; he proposes to Joan, and she accepts.
Keywords:
divorce

Indexer Notes

Joan's husband is referred to throughout the entire story alternately as "Hank" and "Bob," sometimes in adjacent panels.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Had Everything
  3. 2. Beauty and the Beast
  4. 3. Ring, Telephone Ring!
  5. 4. Rich Man's Daughter
  6. 5. Alimony
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