(March 1954)

Comic Media, 1951 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harwell Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Comic Media [book]
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alberta Tewks (signed)
Inks:
Alberta Tewks (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Cover blurb says:
"Have YOU a Love Problem? Read Mildred Norton's advice!"

Easy Mark (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alberta Tewks (signed)
Inks:
Alberta Tewks (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Bobbie Wills; Chris Martin; Jim; Jack
Synopsis:
Bobbie has a reputation as an “easy mark.” She hopes her new boyfriend Chris will treat her with respect. At first he seems to be the same lecherous type as the men she’s known, then he lectures her about leading men on. She says she’s just lonely and searching for love, but men only want one thing. Chris confesses he really loves her and was only trying to ascertain her true nature.

Problem Corner (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advice column by Mildred Norton

Headstrong Woman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alberta Tewks (signed)
Inks:
Alberta Tewks (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; romance
Characters:
Helen Marshall; Jay Donnelly; Mac; Jonah
Synopsis:
Ad executive Helen and her boyfriend Jay vacation in the Bahamas. Her bossy and know-it-all manner results them in being taken prisoner on an isolated island by Mac, who is searching for buried treasure. Jay pretends to be fed up with Helen and joins Mac in his quest, but it’s just a trick to defeat the criminal. Helen apologises to Jay for her domineering manner and promises to treat him like an equal partner in their relationship from now on.

The Beautiful Bedroom (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Text story is split in two parts (each one page) and accompanied by small illustrations (probably by Pete Morisi).

False Bride (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alberta Tewks (signed)
Inks:
Alberta Tewks (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Amy Bliss; Garry Hart; Joey Carew; Mr. Bliss
Synopsis:
Engaged for 2 years, Amy still refuses to marry Garry until their house is built and furnished and their finances are more secure. Garry breaks up with her and she dates womaniser Joey, who criticises her for leading him on and says Garry was right to dump her. Amy tracks down Garry at a waterfront dive; Joey is also there, and when he makes a pass at Amy, Garry defends her. Amy says she’ll marry Garry right away.

Indexer Notes

Amy is referred to as "Ann" and Garry is spelled "Gary" at various points in this story.

[“This is Sheila Bonden, readers, and she has a very unusual problem for us.”] (Table of Contents)

Today's Problem / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; romance
Characters:
Sheila Bonden; Maureen Bonden; Bill Bennett; Mildred Norton
Synopsis:
Sheila and her sister Maureen tell Mildred Norton that Bill Bennett is in love with both of them. Mildred asks readers to write in with advice.

Indexer Notes

Advice column in comic form, readers are challenged to write their advice - to Mildred Norton, of course.

Foolish Girl (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alberta Tewks (signed)
Inks:
Alberta Tewks (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; romance
Characters:
Honey Childs; Larry Brock; Don Phail
Synopsis:
Nightclub singer Honey falls for magician Don. Club owner Larry tricks Honey into delivering a suitcase full of heroin, and claims her as his new girl. Honey protests and flees, right into the arms of Don, who is actually an undercover federal narcotics agent. Larry and his henchmen are arrested, and Don and Honey kiss.

Indexer Notes

narcotics

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Easy Mark
  3. 2. Problem Corner
  4. 3. Headstrong Woman
  5. 4. The Beautiful Bedroom
  6. 5. False Bride
  7. 6. [“This is Sheila Bonden, readers, and she has a very unusual problem for us.”]
    Today's Problem
  8. 7. Foolish Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Mickey Coalwell