(September 1950)

Quality Comics, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date:
1950
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic Magazines
Brand:
A Quality Romance Publication
Editing:
Harry Stein; Alfred Grenet (associate); Elaine Allen (associate); Gloria Bley (associate); June Andrus (associate); Richard Arnold (associate); Everett M. Arnold (general manager)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
? (photo of Marilyn Maxwell)
Reprints:

3-Way Pique Convertible (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Wilco Fashions / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Kingdom for My Kisses (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Quinlan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jennifer Berry; Orin Karig; King Basil V.
Synopsis:
Jennifer falls in love with Orin, a member of the diplomatic corps of the European nation of Loreno. Orin says he needs King Basil’s permission and takes a photo of her to his monarch; the King decides he wants Jennifer for himself. Jennifer goes to Loreno, where Orin is being held hostage. She rejects Basil’s proposal. Before he can call his guards to have Jennifer and Orin executed, Jennifer knocks him out and escapes with Orin. They will return to the USA and wed.
Keywords:
American Embassy; Loreno; Washington D.C.

Indexer Notes

Pencil identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Playing with Fire (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Rockwell ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Lee Saunders; Mike Peters; Spence Graham
Synopsis:
Furniture designer Mike meets Lee, unaware she is the “designer-president of a successful modern furniture company” (he thinks she's the owner's daughter). They become friends, although he believes “a woman should have brains enough to stick to what nature intended...every woman’s goal is marriage and family!” They fall in love, but when Mike finds out Lee is the company president, he believes she’s been mocking him and leaves. Lee apologises and offers Mike a partnership in her company...and her hand in marriage.

Indexer Notes

Pencil identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Look Smart! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Ronnie Sales, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Blueprint for Glamour (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Greene ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Kent Carson; Marla Benson; Terry Lane
Synopsis:
Terry is a devoted fan of advice columnist Marla. When Terry falls in love with Kent while on vacation, she discovers Marla is her rival for his affections. Terry decides to do the opposite of what Marla would advise: she beats Kent at tennis, criticises his clothes, and asks him for dates. Kent decides he likes “a frank, honest girl” and proposes to Terry.

Indexer Notes

Pencil identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Sylvia's / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Faithless! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Dolores; Doug; Janet St. Mark; Mrs. St. Mark; Renaldo; Mr. Jones
Synopsis:
Janet is engaged to Merchant Marine officer Doug. While he’s away, she attends a dance school reception and is wooed by the owner Renaldo. He thinks she’s wealthy because Janet borrowed a gown from the owner of the house where her parents are poor relatives and servants. Janet dates Renaldo and experiences “an ecstasy so exquisite that it was almost unendurable” when he kisses her. Janet decides to break up with Doug but learns Renaldo is a fortune hunter. When Janet gets home, Doug is there and is none the wiser.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Reduce Pounds and Inches (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Vala Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Red Roses for Me (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jim Morgan; Katie Brush

Quality Romance Patterns (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Quality Romance Pattern Service / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Portrait of Deceit (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Brian Carlton; Mel Ross; Mrs. Rawles; Sheryl Ames; Uncle Carl
Synopsis:
Sheryl lives with her impoverished artist uncle Carl. She steals some of his paintings and sells them to unscrupulous art dealer Mel. Mel gives her a job and Sheryl adopts his dodgy business practices. Mel sends her to a Pacific island where artist Brian lives. Brian and Sheryl fall in love and he gives her several paintings, but when he learns she’s sent them to Mel, Brian destroys his portrait of Sheryl and breaks up with her. Sheryl agrees to marry Mel if he returns the paintings, but he welshes on the deal. Sheryl returns to Brian’s island and they are reunited.
Reprints:
Keywords:
artist; paintings

Indexer Notes

Pencil identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Make Professional Corsages of Your Own Flowers (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Duro Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

You're the Square Dance Darlin' (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Wilco Fashions / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Small Bust Women (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Tested Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Smash Values! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Ro-Bert Fashions / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. 3-Way Pique Convertible
    Wilco Fashions
  3. 2. A Kingdom for My Kisses
  4. 3. Playing with Fire
  5. 4. Look Smart!
    Ronnie Sales, Inc.
  6. 5. Blueprint for Glamour
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Sylvia's
  8. 7. Faithless!
  9. 8. Reduce Pounds and Inches
    Vala Sales
  10. 9. Red Roses for Me
  11. 10. Quality Romance Patterns
    Quality Romance Pattern Service
  12. 11. Portrait of Deceit
  13. 12. Make Professional Corsages of Your Own Flowers
    Duro Specialty Co.
  14. 13. You're the Square Dance Darlin'
    Wilco Fashions
  15. 14. Small Bust Women
    Tested Sales
  16. 15. Smash Values!
    Ro-Bert Fashions
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  • David Wilt
  • Gregory Fischer
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