(March 1952)

Charlton, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Romantic Love Stories, Inc.
Editing
Charles J. Levy; Charles Santangelo

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Tyler (signed)
Inks
Bob Forgione (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
romance

Memory! (Table of Contents: 1)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Amelia B. Welby [as Mrs. Amelia B. Welby]
Pencils
Al Tyler (signed)
Inks
Bob Forgione (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, black-and-white. The text is from the poem "The Old Maid" by Mrs. Amelia B. Welby (1821-1852), published in "Godey's Magazine" in 1845.

Love Came Later (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Tyler (signed)
Inks
Bob Forgione (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Beatrice Luft Williams; Capt. John Williams; Fred; Louise Mehron; Jimmy Williams; Doctor; Burt; Mr. Lee; Mrs. Grady; Michael Redgrave
Synopsis
Beatrice marries Air Force pilot John and they have a son, Jimmy. John is killed in a plane crash, leaving Beatrice to raise Jimmy alone. Jimmy begins to steal things and cause trouble, so Beatrice marries lawyer Michael to provide a father figure for him. Beatrice loves Michael but isn't sure if this is being unfaithful to John's memory. After Michael rescues Jimmy from drowning, Jimmy calls him "Daddy" and Beatrice decides she can love Michael as well.

Indexer Notes

Michael Redgrave was a well-known British actor.

I Tasted A Poison Called Jealousy (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
June Wadleigh Peters; Burt Peters; Helen Sanderson; Frances Delany; Mr. Constance; Lillie; Doctor
Synopsis
June marries fashion designer Burt and they honeymoon in Florida, but she is upset by the countless women who flirt with him. When Burt meets buyer Frances, June bursts in and jealously accuses him of being unfaithful to her, only to learn that Frances is married and it was a business meeting. June later thinks he's seeing a young woman but it's only a little girl for whom he's designing a birthday dress. Burt and June argue and he's nearly badly injured in a fall, which makes June realize her jealousy is irrational.

The Deadliest Poison In the World (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

I Married a Best Seller (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Tyler (signed)
Inks
Bob Forgione (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Agnew ?

Genre
romance
Characters
Frances Hunington Baker; Jack Baker; Harold Phillips; John Waterson; Lilly Martin; Alice Longwood
Synopsis
Frances helps penniless author Jack get a job at the gas station/hot dog stand where she works. They fall in love and she buys him a typewriter so he can submit his novel to publishers. Jack and Frances get married and he sells his novel. The book is a hit and they move to the city. Frances catches Jack kissing two secretaries hired to assist him on his second book. She shows the women that Jack has "tropical fever" attacks and has spent all of his royalty money, so they drop him. Jack promises to change his ways and Frances sticks with him.

Indexer Notes

On page 7, Lilly says she was sent to show Jack "around the town to meet publicity contacts!" However, on page 8 she has become Jack's secretary and her name is now spelled "Lily."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sworn to by Burton N. Levey, Editor on September 19, 1951. No circulation data. Appears on inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Memory!
  3. 2. Love Came Later
  4. 3. I Tasted A Poison Called Jealousy
  5. 4. The Deadliest Poison In the World
  6. 5. I Married a Best Seller
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
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