(June 1953)

American Comics Group, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1953
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 with information from Ger Apeldoorn via the GCD Error Tracker and a scan from http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/.


Beauty Is a Curse (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Bald ?
Inks
Ken Bald ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Beauty Is a Curse (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lin Streeter
Inks
Lin Streeter
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
romance
Characters
Nina Russell; Howard; Fred Nilen; Robert LeGrande
Synopsis
Nina grows up beautiful but is unable to find true love, since men are only focused on her appearance. She works as a model for Robert, and he treats their relationship as “strictly business.” They eventually fall in love, then Nina decides Robert has deceived her. She’s injured in a car accident and will have “deep scars on [her] face for the rest of [her] life!” Robert arrives and says he loves her regardless of how she looks.
Reprints
Keywords
beauty contest; model

Indexer Notes

Artwork credit from the reprint.

Stars in Her Eyes (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Miner's Romance (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Elinor Stanton; Monte Sawyer; Mr. Stanton; Van Hartley
Synopsis
Elinor’s father owns mines and she looks down on the people who work there. When her father suffers a stroke, Elinor has to run the family business. She clashes with miner’s committee representative Monte but decides to utilise his attraction to her to forestall a threatened strike. Monte kisses her but says “I won’t betray my kind for a Jezebel like you!” Elinor realises she actually does love Monte, and when the miners strike, Elinor gives in to their demands and says she’s leaving the country. Monte says “love knows no class boundaries” and they decide to get married.
Keywords
labour unrest; miner; strike

Age Against Amour (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Judy; Vincent Holloway; Todd Hanley; Andrew
Synopsis
After her parents die in an accident, young Judy is adopted by Vince, her father’s business partner. When she grows up, Judy decides she wants to marry Vince despite the age difference, and he agrees. At a summer resort hotel, Judy meets Todd, a young man of her own age, and is conflicted. Vince overhears Judy tell Todd that she loves him but doesn’t want to hurt Vince’s feelings; Vince frees her from her engagement and goes away. Todd and Judy wed.

Girl Alone (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Rebound Romance (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Barbara Blake; Janet Evanson; Jim Wagner; Billy
Synopsis
As a girl, poor Barbara plays second fiddle to Janet, who comes from a wealthy family. Barbara’s steady boyfriend as she grows up is “skinny, awkward Jim.” Jim suddenly blossoms into a talented athlete and signs to play baseball with the “Gold Socks.” Janet moves in and takes over, but dumps Jim when he injures his arm and can’t play baseball any more. Jim comes home and resumes his romance with Barbara. When his arm heals, Janet comes back but this time Barbara fights for her man and wins.
Keywords
baseball
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Beauty Is a Curse
  2. 1. Beauty Is a Curse
  3. 2. Stars in Her Eyes
  4. 3. Miner's Romance
  5. 4. Age Against Amour
  6. 5. Girl Alone
  7. 6. Rebound Romance
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  • David Wilt
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
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