(July 1954)

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

Issue Notes

All of the stories and features in this issue are "introduced" by the character "Mildred Norton" (represented by a small drawing resembling actress Joan Crawford--this drawing also appears on the masthead on the cover) with the exception of the last story.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marty Elkin (signed)
Inks:
Marty Elkin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Man Chaser (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Dolly Bennett; Joe; Bart Richards; Buck Dayton; Mildred Norton
Synopsis:
Although 17-year-old Dolly loves Bart, she compulsively craves the flattery and romantic attention of other men. Dolly promises Bart to straighten up, but soon afterwards goes with Buck to his family’s beach house. Buck makes a pass at Dolly and complains when she first flirts with him, then rejects him. Bart arrives to take Dolly home and tells her they are through.

Indexer Notes

This story is introduced by Mildred Norton.

The Wonderful Knight (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

The standard drawing of "Mildred Norton" appears on this text story's title box.

Love Thief (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marty Elkin (signed)
Inks:
Marty Elkin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Terry Lane; Laura; Frank; Jim Boyd; Mildred Norton
Synopsis:
Terry lives her with older sister Laura and Laura’s husband Frank. Frank can’t find a job so he’s around the house all day while Laura works to support them. Terry and Frank fall in love but Terry feels guilty and breaks off their romance, even though she still loves him. Frank gets a job and his relationship with Laura improves. Terry decides to move out and begins to date an old school friend.

Indexer Notes

This story is introduced by Mildred Norton.

Problem Corner (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Advice from Mildred Norton

Love Lesson (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jean Foxx; Marylin Martin; Jack Dean; Professor Peter Foster; Mildred Norton
Synopsis:
Jean’s roommate Marylin is much more glamorous than she, and steals Jean’s boyfriend Jack. Jean, Marylin, Jack, and Jack’s friend Peter spend a weekend in a mountain cabin. Marylin decides to dump Jack for the wealthy Peter, who Jean finds attractive. Peter says he’ll play along with Marylin so Jack will see how fickle she is, and Jean can win Jack back. The plan works, except Jean doesn’t want Jack, she wants Peter, and gets him in the end.

Indexer Notes

This story is introduced by Mildred Norton.

Love Is The Prize (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ronnie Ives; Mr. Ives; Mrs. Ives; Paul Starr; Mike; William Thornden
Synopsis:
Ronnie wins a singing contest in her hometown and moves to New York to take singing lessons from Paul. She leaves behind her boyfriend Mike. When Paul says he’s attracted to her, Ronnie explains about Mike and Paul accepts this. However, Mike arrives unexpectedly and mistakenly thinks Ronnie loves Paul; he breaks their engagement and leaves. Ronnie realises Paul is the one she loves, after all.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Man Chaser
  3. 2. The Wonderful Knight
  4. 3. Love Thief
  5. 4. Problem Corner
  6. 5. Love Lesson
  7. 6. Love Is The Prize
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Mickey Coalwell