(December 1949-January 1950)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth [credited]; Robert Kanigher [actual]
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[Empty Arms] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Theda Hall; Emerson Hall (color photograph)
Inks:
Theda Hall; Emerson Hall (color photograph)
Colors:
Theda Hall; Emerson Hall (color photograph)
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Male Beachgoer; Female Beachgoer

Indexer Notes

"Cover Photograph in Color by Theda and Emerson Hall from Globe" (indicia)

Empty Arms (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Lucille Wayne; Keith Wells; Gerald Hammond; Head Waiter
Synopsis:
While vacationing at Miami Beach, Lucille is wooed by two men: Keith, a waiter and struggling journalism student, and Gerald, a sexy and sophisticated man of the world. Life with Keith would be one of financial struggle, but life with Gerald would one of luxury and comfort. When Gerald reveals himself to be a fortune hunter wooing Lucille only because he believes her to be a wealthy woman, Keith flattens him with a sock to the jaw and sends him packing. Lucille marries Keith.

Indexer Notes

Different from story in #47. Credits via Robin Snyder.

[New Earrings] (Table of Contents)

Daisy's Diary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Daisy; Steve
Synopsis:
Steve compliments Daisy on her hair, hands, and dress, but Daisy takes umbrage when he overlooks her new earrings.

Borrowed Heart (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Martha Crane; Craig Worth; Katherine Saxton; Doris Saxton; Jim

I Reached for the Moon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Natalie Krigstein
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

writer credit from Robin Snyder.

Love is Blind (Table of Contents)

Lili / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

Love Sets a Trap (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Natalie Krigstein
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Val; Bart; Stella; Jim
Synopsis:
Val loves a man of great wanderlust who cannot settle down to married life.

Indexer Notes

writer credit from Robin Snyder.

Romance Counter (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
romance

Last Chance for Happiness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Bonnie; Sheila (Bonnie's cousin); Mr. Frank (diner owner); Cab Driver; Kenneth Wilson; Chinese Curio Shop Owner; Evelyn Leith
Synopsis:
Bonnie moves from the farm to the city but can't get a job because all she can do is cook and sew. One day, she offers to cook for a harried diner operator and, within days, her lunches become a sensation among office workers in the neighborhood. She delivers one to lawyer Ken Wilson, and they are soon dating and falling in love. Ken's boss, Evelyn Leith, has her eye on Ken, and asks Bonnie to bake and deliver a cake for his birthday party. When she arrives at the party, she finds Evelyn has claimed Ken as her own. Bonnie is hurt, and decides to return to the farm. Ken finds her at the train station, gives her a ring, and proposes.

[Contest Winners] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
List of 50 letter writing contest winners.

The World is Ours (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Full-page love poem with four black and white illustrations.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Empty Arms]
  2. 1. Empty Arms
  3. 2. [New Earrings]
    Daisy's Diary
  4. 3. Borrowed Heart
  5. 4. I Reached for the Moon
  6. 5. Love is Blind
    Lili
  7. 6. Love Sets a Trap
  8. 7. Romance Counter
  9. 8. Last Chance for Happiness
  10. 9. [Contest Winners]
  11. 10. The World is Ours
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Kathryn Wright
  • Axel Kahlstorff
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  • Gary L. Watson