(November-December 1950)

American Comics Group, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
B. & I. Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
American Comics Group ACG
Editing
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance

Knight of Love (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Norma Ridgeway; Jules Kenyon; Georgette; Philippe Deschampes; Prince Frederick; Professor; Prince Louis
Synopsis
Graduate student Norma accidentally reveals her crush on fellow student Jules, to his chagrin. Their professor assigns them to work together translating a medieval manuscript. The manuscript tells the story of French princess Georgette, whom Philippe suggests marry Germanic prince Frederick to save their country from invasion. Norma finds it romantic, Jules thinks rationally. Philippe falls in love with Georgette and defeats Frederick in combat. As Philippe loved Georgette, Jules admits he loves Norma.
Keywords
Medieval France

The Kiss Test (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
romance
Synopsis
Types of kissers: Kiss Bestower, Kiss Hater, Kiss-and-Teller, Hand-kisser, Hunt-and-Peck Kisser, Dream Kisser

Flight into Romance (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Meant for Each Other (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
W. G. Hargis (signed)
Inks
W. G. Hargis (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Jane Morrisey; Phil Hampton
Synopsis
Jane and Phil are jilted by their prospective spouses on the same day. They each vow to get revenge on the opposite sex by breaking hearts. Coincidentally, they wind up at the Mountain Mist Lodge and each tries to make the other fall in love with them. The scheme works too well: Phil and Jane get married.

Men You Shouldn't Marry (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
romance
Synopsis
"Men who drink heavily," flirts, "inveterate gamblers," and men who show "signs of neuroticism."
Reprints

Lesson in Heartbreak (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

The Romance of Little Miss Mouse (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
romance
Characters
Lisa Harte; Mr. Harte; Mrs. Harte; Meg Hanley; James Hunter; Mr. Perry
Synopsis
As a child, Lisa is "fat and clumsy" and grows up insecure, working "a dull, stupid job." Her only solace is painting. Meg makes friends with Lisa and arranges to sell her work, but takes credit for it and gives Lisa only a fraction of the money she makes. Art collector James buys Meg's work and apparently falls in love with her. However, he realizes Lisa is not only the real artist, but also the woman he loves.

Indexer Notes

The same story premise as "Listen, My Love" in Romantic Adventures (American Comics Group, 1949 Series) 9 (July-August 1950) except in the earlier story the protagonist is deaf, not just plain & pudgy, she's a sculptor not a painter, and the swindler is a man not a woman.

Love Charms (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Various purported love charms.

Women Who Never Wed (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Synopsis
The Self-Worshipping Woman, the Idealistic Dreamer, Victim of a Father Complex, Ambition Fanatic.

The Guilty Heart (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Laura Paige [also as Loretta Gaige]; Tom Paige; Gregory Wentworth; Alex Bancroft
Synopsis
Laura's father invents a new synthetic oil. Fellow researcher Gregory congratulates him, and also romances Laura. He and Laura will be wed. Laura gets tipsy at her engagement party on her father's yacht, and apparently triggers an explosion that destroys the boat and kills her father. Laura is found responsible and Gregory rejects her. Laura moves to New York to start over, and meets Alex. They fall in love, but she reveals her identity and says "I'm not worth loving!" Alex proves Gregory killed her father to steal his invention, framing Laura. Alex and Laura can now marry.

Lost Love Letter (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Look Before You Love! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Synopsis
"Be very cautious before rushing into a new love affair."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

How He Proposed / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The day your sweetheart proposes will be the most momentous day of your life!
Genre
romance
Characters
Sally Wiswell; Henry
Synopsis
Henry punctures Sally's inner tube while she's in the ocean and won't rescue her until she agrees to marry him.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Knight of Love
  3. 2. The Kiss Test
  4. 3. Flight into Romance
  5. 4. Meant for Each Other
  6. 5. Men You Shouldn't Marry
  7. 6. Lesson in Heartbreak
  8. 7. The Romance of Little Miss Mouse
  9. 8. Love Charms
  10. 9. Women Who Never Wed
  11. 10. The Guilty Heart
  12. 11. Lost Love Letter
  13. 12. Look Before You Love!
  14. 13. ["The day your sweetheart proposes will be the most momentous day of your life!"]
    How He Proposed
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