(1952)

Archie, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
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Issue Notes

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

The Easy Road (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Kenny; Pam; Guy

Indexer Notes

The cover is the same as the splash panel of the first story inside.

The Easy Road (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey (signed)
Inks
Harry Lucey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Kenny Saunders; Pam Stuart; Guy Richardson; Henry Stuart
Synopsis
Pam’s father wants her to marry rich Guy, but she leaves home and gets a job as a cab driver instead. She and fellow cabbie Kenny fall in love. Saving money for marriage goes too slowly and Pam suggests her father might help them, but Kenny refuses. Pam goes home and agrees to marry Guy, but changes her mind and returns to Kenny’s arms.

The Lady Loved a Prince! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lucey
Inks
Harry Lucey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Rami; Pauline Marks; Edward Marks; Maharaja Akbar Ali; Mirah
Synopsis
Pauline travels to India with her explorer father. They stay with Maharaja Akbar Ali, whose son Rami is attracted to Pauline. He proposes to her, and this makes his sister Mirah jealous. Mirah explains that Rami is the Maharaja’s adopted son and she loves him. Pauline, who feels the cultural differences are too great anyway, decides to step aside and leaves the city with her father.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

Second Hand Kisses (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Rene; Pat; Les Runyon; Hank Sullivan
Synopsis
Fashion designer Rene finances her sister Pat’s college education. Pat dumps her lawyer boyfriend Les for boxer Hank. Rene decides to break them up by flirting with Hank herself. Hank says he doesn’t love Pat but does love Rene; Pat catches them kissing and says she’s decided Les is the man for her. Rene confesses that she has actually fallen in love with Hank, and they kiss.

My Dearest Enemy (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Judy Fallon; Dirk Weaver; Paul Sinclair; Grigsbe; Jimmy
Synopsis
Dirk is a government troubleshooter sent to convince the citizens of Stanton that new government facilties will improve their city. Local schoolteacher Judy is against the plan, but her fiancé Paul, editor of the local newspaper, can’t oppose the will of the business community. Dirk tells her a local man was tipped off in advance and bought up land cheaply in hopes of making a big profit. Judy mentions this to Paul and he shoots her, because he was the source of the tip. Paul is arrested, Judy survives, and Dirk marries her.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Easy Road
  2. 1. The Easy Road
  3. 2. The Lady Loved a Prince!
  4. 3. Second Hand Kisses
  5. 4. My Dearest Enemy
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