(February 1956)

American Comics Group, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand
American Comics Group ACG
Editing
Richard E. Hughes

Issue Notes

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

You've Got What It Takes! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Bald
Inks
Ken Bald
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
romance
Characters
Lorna Wills; Harry Blake

Indexer Notes

Cover refers to first story inside this issue, although Harry's hair is coloured differently on the cover. Credits per Nick Caputo, August 2017.

You've Got What It Takes! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
romance
Characters
Lorna Wills; Harry Blake; Danton Drew; Corinne Cosmos; Mrs. Esther Blake
Synopsis
Lorna's sweetheart Harry runs a drugstore. She enters a beauty contest with a prize of $10,000 or a Hollywood contract to help remodel his store. Lorna wins the contest but when Harry deprecates her acting talent, she decides to accept the contract. They break up. In Hollywood, Lorna learns the contest was a scam. Working as an extra, she gets noticed by actor Danton and becomes a star herself. Lorna and Danton get engaged, but when Lorna learns Harry is dying, she flies home to see him. Her presence saves Harry's life and she decides to quit acting and marry him.

Everyday Girl! (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Do You Pretend? (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Molno ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
romance
Characters
Lucy; Fred
Synopsis
Lucy is on her best behavior with Fred until they become engaged, then she begins to change. He decides to break up with her. She explains: "I was doing what most girls do when they go out with a man...being careful to hide my faults...always appearing at my best..." Fred says "two people who are going to be married should know the truth about each other!" They reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Credits per Nick Caputo, August 2017.

No. 5 The Picnic (Table of Contents: 4)

Be His Kind of Girl! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
romance
Synopsis
Dos and Don'ts for a successful picnic with a man.

Mike Changes His Mind! (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

The Fatal Choice! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
romance
Characters
Ellen Harris; Doug Wilson; Mr. Harris; Mrs. Harris; Valerie; Greg; Silas
Synopsis
Ellen lives with her parents on a coastal farm in Maine. She and visiting artist Doug fall in love. Ellen convinces him to take her to the city before they wed, so she can try her luck as a model. She's a success but Doug is unhappy because the superficial lifestyle makes it impossible for him to paint. Ellen refuses to leave and they break up. He moves to the wilderness and regains his muse. When Doug comes to the city for a show, he says he's willing to move back if Ellen will marry him, but Ellen says "I've had my fling" and goes back with him to the country as his wife.

Hard to Get! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
romance
Synopsis
Don't play "hard to get" or you might wind up "on the shelf!"
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. You've Got What It Takes!
  2. 1. You've Got What It Takes!
  3. 2. Everyday Girl!
  4. 3. Do You Pretend?
  5. 4. No. 5 The Picnic
    Be His Kind of Girl!
  6. 5. Mike Changes His Mind!
  7. 6. The Fatal Choice!
  8. 7. Hard to Get!
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