(June 1953)

Ace Magazines, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
A. A. Wyn, Inc.
Brand:
Ace
Editing:
N. J. Phillips ?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver 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:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Too Shy for Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alice Kirkpatrick
Inks:
Alice Kirkpatrick
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jill Bartlett; Mark Leland; Fenton Everard; Lulu Dellman; Maribeth Gordon; Mrs. Clark; Valerie Frederick
Synopsis:
Famous author Mark hires toy shop owner Jill to entertain Chuck, a little boy stricken with leukemia that Mark is caring for. The townspeople suspect Jill of having an affair with Mark, since Chuck’s presence is a secret. When Chuck’s mother picks him up, Jill thinks she’ll never see Mark again, but he returns and says he loves her.
Keywords:
leukemia

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

"Chuck" is never shown in the comic, possibly because the editors felt a child who has "six months or a year to live" shouldn't be depicted.

They Called Me a 'Tease' (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Beck
Inks:
Sam Cooper ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Polly; Dewey Anderson; Ashby Blair
Synopsis:
Polly is engaged to Ashby but he nearly breaks up with her over her habit of flirting with other men, including Dewey. She promises to change, and they decide to get married before he enters the military. However, Dewey calls Polly a “teaser” and kisses her just as Ashby comes in. Ashby leaves. Polly starts attending USO dances near Ashby’s camp and convinces the other soldiers to make Ashby listen to her explanation. They are reunited.
Keywords:
draftee

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Jealous of My Happiness (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Mona; Kip Warren; Deb; Mr. Norris; Mr. Curtiss; Mrs. Warren
Synopsis:
Kip and Deb are engaged, but he feels her best friend Mona is around them too much. Mona helps Deb get a job as a magazine photographer and goes with her to a fiesta across the border, even though Deb promised Kip she wouldn’t go. Kip catches her there and they break up. However, he learns it was all part of Mona’s scheme to ruin their romance. Kip and Deb get back together and Mona is left out in the cold.

He'll Remember You (Table of Contents)

The Charm Corner / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Careless Kisses (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mario Rizzi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Larry Evans; Beth; Marge Wear; Aunt Fran; Beth's father; Johnny Latham
Synopsis:
High school student Beth dates new teacher Larry over the objections of her father, the school principal. Larry is fired when his “unsavory” past is exposed. Beth becomes engaged to Johnny, but Larry returns and demands five hundred dollars from Beth, threatening her with photos of them kissing. Johnny finds out and is angry, but he soon realises Beth is not a bad girl. They are married.

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Too Shy for Love
  3. 2. They Called Me a 'Tease'
  4. 3. Jealous of My Happiness
  5. 4. He'll Remember You
    The Charm Corner
  6. 5. Careless Kisses
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