(February 1954)

Stanley Morse, 1953 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gillmor Magazines, Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Scandal (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Feelings (signed)
Inks
Tom Feelings (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ruth Blythe; Homer Gibbons; Charley Bratton; Mr. Thomas
Synopsis
Ruth leaves her boring hometown and boyfriend Homer for the big city, where Charley promises her “romance...excitement...success...” He gets Ruth an “audition” with a “movie producer,” but it’s a blackmail set-up. Charley says he’ll send Ruth’s parents photos of her assignation unless she plays along. Ruth spends time “in strange hotel rooms in the mad, sensuous embraces of strange men!” One day, Homer shows up as a “client”—-he punches Charley and rescues Ruth. They go home, get married and have a child.

Rebound! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vince Fodera (signed)
Inks
Vince Fodera (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Roberta Fondy; Frank Kahn; Bill Kahn; Mrs. Kahn
Synopsis
Nightclub singer Roberta hopes to marry wealthy Frank but he says “mother doesn’t approve.” Roberta goes on a cruise to forget and meets Frank’s brother Bill. She decides to marry him and avenge herself on the family. After the wedding, they confront the Kahns: when Bill learns Roberta was Frank’s lover and later sees Frank kissing her, Bill leaves. Roberta realises she actually loves Bill. When Bill is injured in a car accident, Roberta helps nurse him back to health and they are reconciled.

Kid Sister (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Fear In My Heart (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sal Trapani (signed)
Inks
Sal Trapani (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Danny; Linda; Chet
Synopsis
Linda gives her boyfriend Danny an ultimatum: his job as a test pilot or her. Danny decides her love is more important, so he quits. However, time passes and Danny seems changed. One day he leaves and Linda follows him to the airfield. Chet, the company owner, says Danny begged him to let him fly “else he might as well be dead.” Linda decides she can love Danny even if he is a test pilot.

Hard Boiled Gal (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Hy Fleishman
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Grace Dowd; Ed; Pete Hammond; Major
Synopsis
Cynical reporter Grace is demoted after her hard-hitting exposé of a politician causes the man to commit suicide. Grace interviews war hero Pete; he flirts with her and they argue. Grace asks to be sent to Korea and Pete is assigned as her escort. He shows her how devastated the country is and how the Koreans are suffering; he introduces her to the soldiers as well. When Pete is reported to be wounded, Grace realises she loves him. It was a hoax to break through her hard-boiled shell. Grace and Pete embrace.
Keywords
Korean War

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Scandal
  3. 2. Rebound!
  4. 3. Kid Sister
  5. 4. Fear In My Heart
  6. 5. Hard Boiled Gal
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