(March 1950)

Standard, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Standard Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
Standard Comics
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia: INTIMATE LOVE, a magazine published every other month and copyright 1950 by STANDARD MAGAZINES, INC., 10 East 40th Street, New York 16, N.Y. Subscription (12 issues) $1.20; single copies 10¢; foreign and Canadian postage extra. Application for second-class entry pending at the Post Office, New York, N.Y. In corresponding with this magazine, please be sure to include your local postal zone number, if any. Names of all characters used in cartoons, stories and articles are fictitious. If the name of any living person or existing institution is used, it is a coincidence. Manuscripts and drawings must be accompanied by a stamped, self-addressed envelope, and are submitted at the author's risk. No. 6, March, 1950. PRINTED IN THE U.S.A.


True-to-Life Stories of Young Love (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

No Faith Had I (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Carreno
Inks:
Al Carreno
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-92

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Emma Guild; Chris Dunham; Mr. Dunham; Mrs. Dunham; Sonny Dunham
Synopsis:
Emma and Chris marry while in college, and after graduation move back to his hometown of Columbus where he’ll work as a druggist. Emma is overwhelmed by Chris’s large family and feels out of place living in their house. She gets a job so they can afford to move to a home of their own, but Chris borrows their savings to pay for his father’s medical treatments. Emma decides to go home to her parents but changes her mind and returns to Chris and his family, discovering she loves them now.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

My Yearning Heart (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-99

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Diane Richards; Dr. Fredric Stillman; Dr. Richards; Dr. Alvin Stone
Synopsis:
Diane is the daughter of a famous and wealthy surgeon. She meets medical researcher Dr. Fredric Stillman and they fall in love. However, they can’t afford to get married; Diane’s father offers to set up Fred in practice, but the younger man wants to continue his research work. Diane and Fred break up as a result, and Diane resumes her romance with Dr. Alvin Stone, only to discover he’s a womanising cad. Diane apologises to Fred for her selfish ways and they reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Sailor's Song (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-40

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Half page, one panel filler illustrating a nautical song:
"Sailing in the boat when
the tide runs high,
Waiting for the pretty girl
to come by'm by:
Here she comes so
fresh and fair,
Sky-blue eyes and
curly hair,
Rosy in cheek, dimple
in her chin,
Lucky the sailor her
love to win!"

Accent on Charm (Table of Contents)

Martha Hale / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Martha Hale]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Choosing Your Make-Up; Guide to Color Harmony in Cosmetics; Best Face Forward; Grooming
Keywords:
advice

Indexer Notes

"edited by Martha Hale"; small color illustration in boxed header to article

Runaways From Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Severin (signed)
Inks:
Will Elder (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-63

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Juanita Hume; Steve Miller; Joe Larkin
Synopsis:
After Juanita’s father dies, she operates the family ranch. City-slicker Steve Miller arrives to become the town’s new schoolteacher, and is hazed and humiliated by the local cowboys. Juanita thinks he’s a coward and wishes he was more rough-hewn, but then decides to become more feminine herself in an attempt to please him. Juanita is abducted by outlaw Joe Larkin and his gang. Steve rescues her and admits he was only posing as a weakling: he’s a G-Man who’s been on the trail of the Larkin gang.

Indexer Notes

first panel of story has credit box "Art by Severin and Elder"

Farewell, My Fancy (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-33

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

This is a poem or song whose lyrics are illustrated with cowboy characters. The lyrics appear to be original, although there is a Scottish folk melody titled "Farewell, My Fancy."

How Mad Was My Heart! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-94

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Nell Wade; Jon Temple; Ethel; Mr. Traynor
Synopsis:
Bookkeeper Nell can’t afford the fashionable clothes she craves. Co-worker Ethel says she’s been buying clothes and furs with money she’s made betting. Nell places a bet, wins, and buys a fancy hat with the money, only to have her new acquisition accidentally ruined by Jon Temple. Jon is a wealthy fashion designer and they begin a romance. To keep up appearances, Nell continues to gamble and has to take out loans to cover her losses. She narrowly avoids losing her job and vows to never gamble again. Jon, however, still loves her regardless of how much her dresses cost.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Big Talk by Betty Hill (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Betty Hill]
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
R-67, R-69

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

text story with two large color illustrations at beginning and end

Heartache Serenade (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Severin
Inks:
George Evans
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-98

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Dell Loman; Vance Powers; Jane Melden
Synopsis:
Disc jockey Dell repeatedly gets a request for the song “Moonlight Melody” from Vance Powers. They meet and fall in love. Dell thinks Vance was in love with “Moonlight Melody” singer Jane Melden and breaks their engagement. Later, she learns Jane was engaged to Vance’s brother who died in the war and that’s why the song has special meaning for Vance. Dell plays a new song by Jane on her radio show and reconciles with Vance.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Wally Wood ? for pencils and inks.

Love at Last... (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-43

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

8 panel filler story illustrating courtship and marriage rituals around the world

Love on Trial (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-87

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Carol Nash; Robert Dalton; Steve Hanley
Synopsis:
Carol is engaged to assistant district attorney Robert Dalton. An innocent outing with old friend Steve Hanley ends with Steve making a pass at Carol. When Steve is later arrested for robbery, he claims Carol can provide him with an alibi. At the trial, Robert is shocked by Carol’s testimony, but elicits information that proves Steve is guilty after all. Although Carol thinks her engagement is off, Steve says he doesn’t blame her and still loves her.

Poet's Love (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Severin
Inks:
Will Elder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-91

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

9 panel filler story on the real-life romance of English poets Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. True-to-Life Stories of Young Love
  2. 1. No Faith Had I
  3. 2. My Yearning Heart
  4. 3. Sailor's Song
  5. 4. Accent on Charm
    Martha Hale
  6. 5. Runaways From Love
  7. 6. Farewell, My Fancy
  8. 7. How Mad Was My Heart!
  9. 8. Big Talk by Betty Hill
  10. 9. Heartache Serenade
  11. 10. Love at Last...
  12. 11. Love on Trial
  13. 12. Poet's Love
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Mickey Coalwell
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls