(June 1952)

Quality Comics, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly except May and November
On-sale date
1952
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
A Quality Romance Publication
Editing
Alfred Grenet; Richard Arnold (associate); Everett M. Arnold (general manager)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyright 1952 by Comic Magazines.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Skinny Girls Don't Have Oomph! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

U. S. Nature Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Married a Good Time Charlie! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Fran Sykes; Gordy Sykes; Janet; Burke
Synopsis
Fran marries Gordy but can hardly be alone with him because he is so social and popular. She eventually leaves him and goes home to her parents. Fran discovers that she was partly to blame, because she resented Gordy’s friends and never made an attempt to join in the fun. She goes home to Gordy and he says they’ll moderate their social lives in the future so they have time alone.
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Man Crazy (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Celia; Bruce Fuller; Aunt Sarah Carver
Synopsis
Celia’s guardian Sarah refuses to let her date, except men Sarah chooses. When Celia meets young lawyer Bruce, she decides to see him secretly. They fall in love, and when Aunt Sarah finds out, she threatens to withhold Celia’s inheritance from her. However, when Sarah is unjustly charged with reckless driving, Bruce clears her and she consents to his marriage to Celia.
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Indexer Notes

Pencils attribution by Ger Apeldoorn (March 2011).

Kisses Came Second (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Jill Sager; Gary Russell; Mrs. Sager
Synopsis
Jill agrees to marry co-worker Gary, but she gets caught up in the preparations: “that was what marriage meant to me—a chance to play house, to accumulate material things that would impress my friends and please my vanity!” She has no time for Gary due to the wedding preparations; he says she’s only interested a “wholesale shopping spree” and breaks up with her. He arranges a transfer to Arizona. Jill apologises and will go along with him, as his wife.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Advice on Love Problems / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marilyn Minton (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Keywords
advice column

Indexer Notes

Marilyn Minton answers love letters from M.B., Barbara C. and Blanche D.

Third Time Is Lucky (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Terry Parks; Dan Branson; Allen Seeley; Roger Drake
Synopsis
Terry is upset when she catches her boyfriend Roger with another woman. She dates old friend and neighbour Dan on the rebound, but drops him when she meets Allen. She falls in love, then learns Allen’s engaged to someone else. Dan comes back and Terry realises he’s the man for her.
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Do You Want Longer Hair? (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Juel Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

If You Can Whistle or Hum a Tune (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Hopkinson Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

100 Blooming Size Rainbow Mix Gladiolus (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Michigan Bulb Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Skinny Girls Don't Have Oomph!
    U. S. Nature Products Corp.
  3. 2. I Married a Good Time Charlie!
  4. 3. Man Crazy
  5. 4. Kisses Came Second
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Advice on Love Problems
  7. 6. Third Time Is Lucky
  8. 7. Do You Want Longer Hair?
    Juel Company
  9. 8. If You Can Whistle or Hum a Tune
    Hopkinson Corp.
  10. 9. 100 Blooming Size Rainbow Mix Gladiolus
    Michigan Bulb Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • David Wilt
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Gary L. Watson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Peter Croome