(Fall 1952)

Ziff-Davis, 1952 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Approved Comics, Inc
Brand
Ziff-Davis Comic Group
Editing
Harry H. Stein
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Indicia: DEARLY BELOVED, Vol. 1, FALL 1952, published quarterly by Approved Comics, Inc., 185 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago 1, Ill. Executive and Editorial Office, 366 Madison Ave., New York 17, N.Y. Harry H. Stein, Editor. Application for second class entry pending at Post Office, Chicago, Ill. Single copies 10¢. Subscription rates: In the U.S., Canada, Mexico, South and Central America and U.S. Possessions $1.20 for 12 issues; in all other countries $2.20 for 12 issues. All communications about subscriptions should be addressed to the Circulation Department, 64 East Lake Street, Chicago 1, Ill. The Publisher is not responsible for unsolicited manuscripts or art work. Manuscripts or art work accompanied by self-addressed, stamped envelopes will be returned. No similarity between any of the names, characters, persons and/or institutions appearing in this magazine and those of any living or dead person or institution is intended and any such similarity which may exist is purely coincidental. PRINTED IN U.S.A.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
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? (photograph)
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Meet Me Under The Clock (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Lucinda Chase; Christine Bjorgessen; Sven Bjorgessen; Ted Allbright
Synopsis
College professor Lucinda discovers student Christine is the daughter of Sven, a student who fell in love with her 20 years earlier. Lucinda had rejected him then and regretted it ever since. Christine arranges a meeting between her widowed father and Christine, and it leads to a wedding.
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Indexer Notes

Rare example of a romance comic with a "middle-aged" (in her 40s) protagonist.

To Love And To Cherish (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Tina; Alice; Larry; Major Paul Simmons
Synopsis
Alice is upset when her younger sister Tina marries Ted just before he’s deployed in the Air Force. Alice blames Ted’s friend Paul for enabling the marriage. Alice and Paul had been dating, but she breaks up with him as a result. Then Alice dreams that her fiancé Fred, killed in World War Two, advises her to marry Paul, so she does.
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Hurricane of Love (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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?

Genre
romance
Characters
Edward Norton; Sally Hedges; Harriet Norton; Mrs. Lee
Synopsis
Sally is hired as a tutor for Harriet, daughter of wealthy Edward. He ignores the child because she reminds him of his faithless ex-wife. Edward and Sally fall in love, but she turns down his marriage proposal because he intends to send Harriet away. When a hurricane strikes, Edward rescues his daughter and Sally now agrees to marry him.
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A Beacon of Light (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Storm in My Heart (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
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?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Anna Padova; Mr. Sergova; Marya Sergova; Alice; Bob
Synopsis
Ballerina Marya wants to marry Bob but her stepmother Anna opposes the match. Former dancer Anna is living her dreams through Marya and says she must dedicate herself to her career. Marya breaks her engagement with Bob but the strain causes her to collapse on stage. Anna repents and says Marya should wed Bob if she loves him. Bob and Marya reconcile.
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Indexer Notes

Anna Padova is married to Mr. Sergova so she should be "Anna Padova Sergova." However, on page 3 Bob calls her "Mrs. Sutton."

No Barrier to Love (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; historical; romance
Characters
Manon Lescaut; Des Grieux; Monsieur Lescaut; Governor
Synopsis
The story of Manon Lescaut, from Antoine François Prévost's 1731 novel.
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Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Meet Me Under The Clock
  3. 2. To Love And To Cherish
  4. 3. Hurricane of Love
  5. 4. A Beacon of Light
  6. 5. Storm in My Heart
  7. 6. No Barrier to Love
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Max Capp
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mickey Coalwell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mickey Coalwell