(February 1950)

Ace Magazines, 1949 Series
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
A. A. Wyn, Inc.
Brand
An Ace Magazine
Editing
?

Issue Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

The Way He Wanted Me (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Glory Barton Chandler; Brent Chandler; Hilary; Mr. Chandler; Mrs. Chandler
Synopsis
Nightclub performer Glory marries socialite Brent, on the rebound from Hilary. Brent’s parents help Glory undergo a makeover so she’ll fit in with high society. However, the new Glory bores Brent and he’s soon seen with Hilary again. Glory catches them in her old nightclub, performs a song, and warns Hilary to “leave my man alone!” Glory and Brent reconcile.
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Daredevil Sweetheart (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Johnny Brooks; Prudence "Pru" Adams; Faith Adams; Mr. Fred Adams; Mrs. Adams; Nan Carew; Coco; Bob
Synopsis
Pru meets Johnny at a dance and they fall in love, but when she learns he’s a member of a “stunt circus” she says she can’t marry him: “I’d die a thousand deaths!” Johnny refuses to take an office job and she breaks up with him. A distraught Johnny takes a drink and nearly dies in a stunt but Pru rescues him. He still thinks they’re too different, so she participates in a stunt herself. Johnny decides to test race cars for a living and will marry Pru.
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When He Finally Proposed (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Tib; Mom; Denny Dickson; Jeff East; Stella; Billy
Synopsis
After a two-year engagement, Denny finally asks Tib to marry him, but says they’ll need to leave for a job in South America immediately. Tib has a sick mother and two siblings to care for and can’t decide. Her neighbor Jeff warns her against Denny. When Tib’s mother is taken to the hospital, Denny won’t loan Tib money but Jeff does. He also tells Tib that Denny has to be married to get his new job. Tib decides to marry Jeff, who’s always loved her.
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Beauty Is a Habit (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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typeset

Genre
non-fiction
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Under Her Thumb (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Lin Streeter [as Lin] (signed)
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Lin Streeter [as Lin] (signed)
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Genre
romance
Characters
Dr. George Roper; Sheila Evans; Carrie Evans; Helen Brand; Dr. Thornton
Synopsis
Sheila, who uses a wheelchair after being injured in an auto accident, is cared for by her older sister Carrie. Dr. George, a recent arrival to town, encourages Sheila to walk and she does. However, Carrie insists Sheila is still too ill to go to the ball with George. Sheila goes anyway but faints when she sees George with another woman. George explains that the woman was his cousin, and Carrie is a “sour spinster” who was jilted and takes out her bitterness on Sheila. Carrie asks for forgiveness and George asks Sheila to marry him.
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Make-Believe Boy Friend (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Lucia Corey; Cam Hale; Margot Travers; Ray Kendricks; Wanda Laurence; Bert Tucker
Synopsis
After being jilted by Ray, Lucia moves to New York. She writes home and says she has a new boyfriend, co-worker Cam, which isn’t true. Learning her friend Margot is coming for a visit, Lucia asks Cam to pretend to be her fiancé. He agrees even though he has a girlfriend, Wanda. Margot arrives, accompanied by Ray. Ray is angry and goes home to spread gossip that Lucia is Cam’s mistress. Lucia asks Cam for help: she admits she really loves him and he says he loves her, too. They will be married.

I Was Scandal's Target (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

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Ralph Owens ?
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John Belfi ?
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Genre
romance
Characters
Ina Shaw; Tim West; Winthrop Blair; Carma Crane; Nick Owens; Mr. Shaw; Mrs. Shaw
Synopsis
Ina’s boyfriend Tim wants her to quit working for broker Winthrop, whom he considers a wolf. They break up when she refuses. Winthrop asks her to pose as his fiancee to make his ex-girlfriend Carma jealous. Tim asks Ina to come to work in his office so she submits her resignation to Winthrop. When Winthrop and Carma flee with client funds, Ina is accused of complicity and her reputation suffers. Reporter Nick says Tim is going to be fired as a result so Ina breaks her engagement to him. Winthrop is caught and clears Ina: she and Tim reconcile.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Last third of last page is advertisement.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 0.37 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Way He Wanted Me
  3. 2. Daredevil Sweetheart
  4. 3. When He Finally Proposed
  5. 4. Beauty Is a Habit
  6. 5. Under Her Thumb
  7. 6. Make-Believe Boy Friend
  8. 7. I Was Scandal's Target
  9. 8. ["Win Cash Prizes!"]
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