(October-November 1954)

American Comics Group, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1954
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand
American Comics Group ACG
Editing
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]

Issue Notes

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

Love of a Lunatic (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Odgen Whitney
Inks
Odgen Whitney
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Richard Hughes (original editor)

Genre
romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signed on the original cover.

Love of a Lunatic! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Richard Hughes (original editor)

Genre
romance
Characters
Ruth Adams; Edwin Foster; Mrs. Adams; Mrs. Foster; Mr. Adams; Dr. Hoskins; Kitty; Tom; Dr. Paige
Synopsis
Ruth, raised by her mother after her father’s death, demonstrates an “ungovernable temper.” Ruth’s mother introduces her to Edwin, the son of an old friend, and the two young people fall in love despite resenting their mothers' matchmaking. One day Ruth’s father returns: he has been in a mental hospital for years. Fearing she’s inherited his mental illness, Ruth breaks up with Edwin, has a nervous breakdown and is sent to a hospital. Dr. Paige says she’s a “disturbed case” but not “genuinely insane.” After therapy, Ruth is released and will now marry Edwin.
Reprints
Keywords
mental illness

Eyes of Love (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Betty Hollis of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Vic Munn; Betty Hollis
Synopsis
Vic is shy and resorts to filming his marriage proposal to Betty.

You Can't Fool Your Heart! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Donna Harte; Dan Bryan; Greg Lord
Synopsis
Donna wins a Hollywood screen test after her hometown boyfriend Dan submits some glamour photos of her. Donna gets an studio contract and press agent Greg concocts a fake biography for her, claiming she’s a wealthy socialite rather than a small-town girl. Donna and Greg fall in love but he’s afraid Dan’s photos of her mundane past as a "hash-slinger" will ruin her career. Donna gets the photos back from Dan and he feels betrayed. Donna realizes she loves Dan and reveals the truth about her background to the press. Greg is upset but Dan shows up and punches him. Donna and Dan reconcile.

Too Shy (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Scrambled Love! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Jim Barker; Emily Blythe; Carol Sharpe
Synopsis
Confirmed bachelor Jim enrolls in Emily’s cooking school, where he becomes the romantic target of fellow student Carol. Emily is jealous but in the end she’s the one for whom Jim breaks his vow of bachelorhood.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Love of a Lunatic
  2. 1. Love of a Lunatic!
  3. 2. Eyes of Love
  4. 3. Betty Hollis of Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    How He Proposed
  5. 4. You Can't Fool Your Heart!
  6. 5. Too Shy
  7. 6. Scrambled Love!
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