(July-August 1954)

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

Issue Notes

Indicia: DREAM BOOK OF ROMANCE No. 7 (A-1 No. 109), July-August, 1954. Published bi-monthly by Magazine Enterprises, 11 Park Place, New York 7, N. Y. Vincent Sullivan, Publisher; Raymond C. Krank, Editor. Entire contents copyright 1954 by Magazine Enterprises, Printed in U.S.A.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Photo caption reads "ANNE BAXTER and STEVE COCHRAN, stars of RKO's 'CARNIVAL STORY'"

Old Loves are Dangerous! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Costanza ?
Inks:
Pete Costanza ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ROM-12

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Tina; Bob Crawford; Jerry Wilson; Helen
Synopsis:
Dental assistant Tina works for Dr. Bob and also dates him, after breaking up with singer Jerry. When she sees Jerry perform in a local club, Tina remembers how they met: she was a waitress in the club where he was performing. They fell in love, but Tina’s wealthy cousin Helen stole Jerry away and they were married. Now Jerry says it was a mistake and he loves Tina and will divorce Helen. Tina breaks up with Bob. However, Helen tells her that Jerry would never give up his social position and Jerry denies his previous statements to Tina. Tina returns to Bob, repentant.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Dream Mirror / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Neither Sin Nor Shame (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Costanza ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ROM 9

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Nancy; Johnny Keen; Dick; Warren Kellner
Synopsis:
Nancy and Johnny are engaged; they diligently save for their future wedding but he’s drafted. After one bad experience, Nancy vows to never date anyone else even if she’s bored and lonely. Johnny is sent to Korea and killed in action. Nancy enrolls in art school to fill her free time; she feels guilty when she’s attracted to her instructor Warren. However, she learns Warren is a Korean war veteran whose fiancee Jane was killed in an auto accident. Warren says neither Johnny nor Jane would want Nancy and Warren to never love again: Nancy and Warren kiss.
Keywords:
Korean War

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Carnival of Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell (signed)
Inks:
Bob Powell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ROM-10

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jeannie Wilson; Mike Chambers; Ben Marino; Bob Willis; Reverend Willis; Mrs. Willis
Synopsis:
After the death of her father, a carnival clown, Jeannie insists on paying her way by performing as a dancer in the “girlie show.” Jeannie meets local resident Bob, but claims she’s the carnival’s bookkeeper because his father is a pastor. When Bob learns the truth he’s disillusioned, but carnival owner Mike tells him Jeannie is a decent girl and not cut out to be a carnie. Bob and Jeannie will marry.

Untamed Love! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
ROM-11

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Eve; Mark Higgins; Eve's father
Synopsis:
Eve and her father learn they’re going to lose the lease to their hunting lodge, because owner Mark wants to take it over. When Mark arrives, Eve is cool to him but they eventually fall in love. Mark says he plans to enlarge the lodge and Eve’s father will be his partner and manage the operation.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Old Loves are Dangerous!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Dream Mirror
  4. 3. Neither Sin Nor Shame
  5. 4. Carnival of Love
  6. 5. Untamed Love!
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