(September-October 1951)

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 E. Hughes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Bald
Inks
Ken Bald
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Campus Romance (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Kim Harder; Clive Caray; Harold "Ace" Jansen
Synopsis
Aspiring actress Kim hires press agent Clive to jump start her career. Clive schemes to have her romantically linked with college football star Ace. Kim gets a job in the local ice cream shoppe and begins dating Ace, who falls in love with her. Clive publicizes the romance and Ace proposes marriage to Kim. Kim feels guilty and confesses to Ace, who is too depressed to play in the big game. Kim arrives and says she really loves him. Ace wins the game and they reconcile.

Stranger to Love (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Marsha Peabody; Aunt Harriet Peabody; William Bagley; Ed Harmon
Synopsis
Orphan Marsha is raised by her stern Aunt Harriet, who expects her niece to marry “older, fat and pompous” William. Marsha falls in love with handsome lawyer Ed, but Aunt Harriet frames him so Marsha thinks he’s got a girlfriend. Before Marsha can marry William, Ed exposes her aunt’s scheme: Harriet has been stealing from Marsha’s trust fund and William was going to help her continue to do so. Marsha marries Ed instead.

Mrs. Monahan's Bow and Arrow (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

I Took What I Wanted (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Julie Morton; Grant Bailey; Polly Bailey; Peter Bailey; Mrs. Morton; Mr. Bailey
Synopsis
Julie has had a crush on Grant since she was 14; now 19, she decides to make him jealous by dating his cousin Peter. Grant succumbs to her charms and they become engaged but Julie begins to see another unattractive side of him: he drinks and is a wastrel, scheming to inherit money from his grandfather. Julie breaks up with Grant and realizes Peter is the better man.

Papa Spank! (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Romance of a Teen-Ager (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as EKR]
Inks
? [as EKR]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Linda; Paul; Dr. Edward Horner; Hazel Horner
Synopsis
After feeling high school boys are too immature and losing an older boyfriend to the military draft, teen-ager Linda decides to find a “single man above the draft age—-over 26” to marry at a summer resort hotel. She chooses fellow guest Ed, then learns he’s 35, “almost old enough to be my father!” Ed introduces her to his teen-age daughter Hazel; he says he only romanced Linda to prevent her from “falling into the clutches of any unscrupulous man!” Linda and Hazel go off to college where there are plenty of eligible boys of their own age.

Mee-ow! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Lois; Tom; Rhoda
Synopsis
Lois constantly denigrates her roommate and other women to her boyfriend Tom, demanding his total attention. This backfires: he breaks up with her.

The Clincher (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page has statement of ownership and management.

All About...Women! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Edvard Moritz ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Bob Mascott; Kaye Wheeler; Dr. Gerrity; Billie Maine; Mr. Purdy; Miss Miller; Ted; Dr. Johns
Synopsis
Lawyer Bob thinks he knows all about women and is determined never to marry. He’s assigned lawyer Kaye as his assistant on a case. Bob thinks their client is guilty and wants to cut a plea deal, but Kaye insists Dr. Gerrity is innocent and they must prove it. Bob thinks Kaye loves Gerrity, which makes him jealous. At the trial, Kaye presents evidence that wins the case. Bob thinks he’ll never see Kaye again, but is surprised to discover she loves him.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Campus Romance
  3. 2. Stranger to Love
  4. 3. Mrs. Monahan's Bow and Arrow
  5. 4. I Took What I Wanted
  6. 5. Papa Spank!
  7. 6. Romance of a Teen-Ager
  8. 7. Mee-ow!
  9. 8. The Clincher
  10. 9. All About...Women!
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