(June 1952)

American Comics Group, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand
American Comics Group ACG
Editing
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
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?

Genre
romance

Too Good for Love! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
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Genre
romance
Characters
Anne Doane; Dr. Henry Doane; Mrs. Doane; Steve Benick; Mark Carr; Mrs. Benick
Synopsis
Anne's mother is a snob and prevents her from associating with the "lower classes," including Steve. Steve goes off to war and Anne to college. When they come back to town, Anne's mother tries to keep them apart, preferring lawyer Mark as a potential mate for her daughter. Anne is engaged to Mark but kisses Steve at a party. Afterwards, she becomes lost in the snow and Steve rescues her. Anne breaks her engagement and learns Steve has pneumonia; she nurses him back to health and they will wed.

Too Tall for Love (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

The Sergeant and the Brat! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
military; romance
Characters
Melinda Stone; Mr. Stone; Mrs. Stone; Rodney Brant; Jane; Sgt. Hank Willis
Synopsis
Melinda is spoiled and wealthy. After an argument with her equally rich boyfriend Rod, she enlists in the Army out of spite. She's sent overseas and ordered to construct a rec hall for soldiers. Reluctant at first, she soon pitches in, thanks to the influence of handsome sergeant Hank and her friend Jane. Melinda and Hank fall in love. When she can't get supplies for a base party, Melinda cables Rod and he sends the food. This makes Hank angry. Melinda forges orders so Hank will report to the chaplain's office--and they are married.

Artist's Romance (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Cooper (signed)
Inks
Paul Cooper (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Linda; Dietrich; Tom Runyon; Jane; Sherry Nobleson; Cedric Roberts; De Montfleur; Mrs. Nobleson
Synopsis
Linda moves to Greenwich Village to study art. She and writer Tom fall in love. When Linda is offered a scholarship in Paris, she hesitates because of Tom, but thinks he's become involved with Sherry, so she accepts. Linda becomes successful and returns to the USA, where Tom is now engaged to Sherry. Linda paints Sherry's portrait, and meets Tom: she apologizes for running away from him, and he says he still loves her. They will be married.

Love Is the Bunk! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Marilee James; Jayson Smith; Evelyn; Bill Arnold; Arthur Bates; Caine Martin; Mr. Penner
Synopsis
Marilee is an unsuccessful writer who gets an idea to write an "anti-love" book. Struggling publisher Jay agrees to finance her "research," as she dates various men. Jay is upset by her callous attitude about love and Marilee takes the book to another publisher, but realises her heart isn't in it any more. She loves Jay, so she changes the title of her book to "Love is NOT the Bunk," and sends him the manuscript. The book is a hit and Jay and Marilee get together at last.

Carnival Queen (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Toni Talbot; Mr. Talbot; Mrs. Talbot; Matt Gault; Steve Halliday; Miss Hill
Synopsis
Toni's parents are circus performers and she grows up there, but is planning to leave for college when her parents are both killed. Toni goes to work for Matt's small carnival. She thinks he'll marry her and they will retire, but Matt keeps postponing their wedding. Toni learns Matt's running a crooked gambling operation on the side, and hopes to snare rich cattleman Steve by using Toni as the bait. Toni and Steve fall in love. Steve helps expose the gambling and he and Toni will be married.
Keywords
carnival; circus; gambling

Blind Date (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

What Do You Have in Common? (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Synopsis
"Is there something more than mere physical attraction between you and the love of your life?"
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Too Good for Love!
  3. 2. Too Tall for Love
  4. 3. The Sergeant and the Brat!
  5. 4. Artist's Romance
  6. 5. Love Is the Bunk!
  7. 6. Carnival Queen
  8. 7. Blind Date
  9. 8. What Do You Have in Common?
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