(January 1953)

Quality Comics, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly except May and November
On-sale Date
1952-09-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
A Quality Romance Publication
Editing
Alfred Grenet; Richard Arnold (associate); Everett M. Arnold (general manager)

Issue Notes

Copyright 1952 by Comic Magazines.

On sale date from the on stand date reported in the Comic Magazine Publishing Report (George W. Dougherty, 1942 series), #129 (October 1952).

Don't Mention Marriage to Me (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance

Secrets of Romance! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Dainty-Lee Fashions / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Don't Mention Marriage to Me (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Susan Richards; Reed Magely; Mr. Jim Richards; Mrs. Richards; Mr. Barker
Synopsis
Growing up in a household where her parents constantly argue, Susan vows not to marry. She dates Reed but turns down his marriage proposal. She takes him home to meet her parents to show him why. After a scene and Reed’s departure, Susan’s parents apologise for skewing her view of marriage and promise to make a fresh start. Susan can now marry Reed with a clean conscience.
Reprints

I Didn't Know the Meaning of Love (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Madge; Steve Woods; Jon Daro
Synopsis
Madge loves Steve but he says they won’t be able to marry for at least a year, until he earns a decent living. Madge begins to date Jon, who owns the beauty salon where she works, but he admits he’s married and a father. Madge urges him to get a divorce and marry her. When Steve finds out, he confronts Jon and says Madge is “a sick girl” who doesn’t care who she marries “as long as it’s soon!” Jon returns to his family and Steve gives Madge the brush-off.
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I Finally Won My Man (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ellen Barrett; Bob Sherwood; Mrs. Barrett; Cynthia Davies; Mrs. Davies; Jim Farrows
Synopsis
Ellen is attracted to Bob, but he becomes engaged to her neighbour Cynthia, a noted “tramp” with a “reputation.” Bob won’t hear any criticism of his fiancee, even though Ellen knows she is cheating on him. Ellen throws an engagement party and invites some of the men Cynthia has been dating, and her true nature is revealed. Bob chooses good girl Ellen instead.
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Buy Now & Save! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Xmas Ornaments / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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 D.P., Rachel E. and Frances P.

My Dreams Come True (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Morey
Inks
Keats Petree ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Cathy Weldon; Johnny Carleton; Dex Randolph; Mr. Weldon; Mrs. Weldon; Wendy Randolph
Synopsis
Cathy takes her vacation at a fancy resort. She is courted by wealthy Dex, but prefers waiter (and future engineer) Johnny. However, when Johnny learns Cathy’s family is very wealthy, he thinks she was slumming with him. To get back at Johnny, Cathy accepts Dex’s marriage proposal, but then changes her mind because Dex is a snob. Cathy tells Johnny he is “abysmally ignorant” and “rich OR poor people are people!” Johnny apologises and they reconcile.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Uncle Bernie's Fun Shop (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Reduce Your Appearance (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Magic-Mold Fashions / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"Baby Blue Eyes" Miracle Skin Doll (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Niresk / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lose Ugly Fat (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Junex Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Don't Mention Marriage to Me
  2. 1. Secrets of Romance!
    Dainty-Lee Fashions
  3. 2. Don't Mention Marriage to Me
  4. 3. I Didn't Know the Meaning of Love
  5. 4. I Finally Won My Man
  6. 5. Buy Now & Save!
    Xmas Ornaments
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Advice on Love Problems
  8. 7. My Dreams Come True
  9. 8. Uncle Bernie's Fun Shop
    Novelty Mart
  10. 9. Reduce Your Appearance
    Magic-Mold Fashions
  11. 10. "Baby Blue Eyes" Miracle Skin Doll
    Niresk
  12. 11. Lose Ugly Fat
    Junex Products
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