(1953)

Magazine Enterprises, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Enterprises
Brand:
Magazine Enterprises ME
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

DREAM BOOK OF ROMANCE No. 5 (A-1 No. 92)

No publication date on item. Date listed is copyright date.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

Dream Lover (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Marcia Thornton; Steve Burke; Martin Thornton
Synopsis:
Marcia is acquitted of her husband Martin’s murder through the efforts of lawyer Steve. Steve loves Marcia but she thinks he killed Martin. Marcia tells her story to a psychiatrist: Steve was her childhood friend who loved her, but she’s married to the abusive fortune-hunter Martin. Steve defends her, and Martin was later found dead. The psychiatrist finds a hidden diary which somehow explains that Martin accidentally shot himself. Marcia and Steve are now free to love each other.

The G.I. and the Fraulein (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Lisa Frank; Pete; Major Merrill
Synopsis:
Pete is an American soldier stationed in occupied Germany. He and local girl Lisa fall in love. Pete wants to marry her and bring her to the USA, but he finds some Nazi documents in her house and thinks her family was involved with them. They quarrel. Pete’s commanding officer says Lisa’s father is a scientist working for the Americans and that’s why he had the documents. Pete and Lisa reconcile and will wed when she and her father emigrate to the USA.

Indexer Notes

Lisa is spelled "Liza" in the splash panel.

Holiday Heart-Throb (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Johnny Harman; Betty Staley; Julie Andrews
Synopsis:
Office worker Julie and Johnny fall in love on a skiing excursion to Vermont, but she thinks her co-worker Betty is trying to steal him away. Julie flirts with the other men which makes Johnny jealous. He explains Betty introduced him to a friend who had a business proposition for him. Julie and Johnny reconcile.

My Jazz-Time Romance (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Myron Fass
Inks:
Myron Fass
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Guy Martin; Toni Van Cleeve; John Van Cleeve; Mrs. Van Cleeve; Oscar
Synopsis:
Socialite Toni and her friends go to a nightclub but are asked to leave when they drunkenly heckle the band. Toni returns to apologise to musician Guy and they fall in love. Toni’s mother opposes the match because Guy isn’t high-society. Toni’s father offers Guy a job and gets him an invitation to the country club to improve his social status, but Guy can’t stand being away from music. Toni breaks up with him. Guy becomes a successful composer and Toni’s father helps get them back together.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Dream Lover
  3. 2. The G.I. and the Fraulein
  4. 3. Holiday Heart-Throb
  5. 4. My Jazz-Time Romance
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