(July-August 1994)

New England Comics, 1994 Series
Price:
2.75 USD; 3.60 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Daily
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
NEC New England Comics Press
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Bill Devine
Color:
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Indicia states "soon to be Chilling Haunts of Eerie Atomic Doom" which was a spoof of publisher's changing genres in the late 1940s. "Published Daily by..." which was an intentional error.


["I'll Think It Over...!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Bill Devine
Letters:
?; Bill Devine (logo design)

Genre:
romance
Reprints:

Romance Ramblings (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Devine
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Editor's page with commentary on the comic and source credits for reprinted stories.

Dime a Dance Girl (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ann Thomas; Lucy; Paul brady; Jean Hastings; Ann's Mom; Jimmy; Les Black
Synopsis:
Ann is in high school and in love with her sailor boyfriend. She needs to work nights to help her struggling family, but is working in a dance hall the right answer?
Reprints:

Ghoul's Bride (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense; romance
Characters:
Rita; an unnamed ghoul; the governor
Synopsis:
A monsterous ghoul suddenly appears in the jail cell of Rita, a condemned murderer. He offers her a serum to cheat the hangman on the condition that she becomes his bride. Later revived, she has second thoughts about this pledge and seeks revenge.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

New copy was added to the newspaper in the last panel.

Romancology (Table of Contents)

text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Devine
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Articles about Fox romance comics with illustrations. Included is a 2 page romance cover gallery with commentary; letters to the editor and Classic Romance Ad.

I Knew About Men! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita (signed)
Inks:
Rafael Astarita (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Sylvia; Hal; Ruthie; unnamed cad
Synopsis:
Sylvia is from a small town and hitch hikes to the big city. A smart guy tries to take advantage of her but she flees his car to the nearby woods. Hal finds out about this and rescues her, dropping her off at the YWCA. Both long for each other, will their paths cross again?
Reprints:

The Passion Pit (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Penny Gates; Vera Mann; Ken Parker; Arnold Moss; school principal
Synopsis:
Penny's family has moved to a new town, lonely for new friends, she is befriended by Vera who introduces her to the town's teen-age sex club. High school news reporter Ken Parker plans to expose the club and Penny could fall victim.
Reprints:

["Look for these stories & more..."] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

House ad for NEC Press reprint titles.

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I'll Think It Over...!"]
  2. 1. Romance Ramblings
  3. 2. Dime a Dance Girl
  4. 3. Ghoul's Bride
  5. 4. Romancology
  6. 5. I Knew About Men!
  7. 6. The Passion Pit
  8. 7. ["Look for these stories & more..."]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Bill Devine
  • Peter Croome