(September 1950)

Quality Comics, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
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 Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Copyright 1950 by Comic Magazines.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Theda Hall [as Theda and Emerson Hall] (photo); Emerson Hall [as Theda and Emerson Hall] (photo)
Inks
Theda Hall [as Theda and Emerson Hall] (photo); Emerson Hall [as Theda and Emerson Hall] (photo)
Colors
Theda Hall [as Theda and Emerson Hall] (photo); Emerson Hall [as Theda and Emerson Hall] (photo)

Genre
romance
Characters
Imogene Williams (photo, Warner Bros. starlet)

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

Wilco Fashions / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Took the Wrong Road (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Anderson
Inks
Bill Ward
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; romance
Characters
Peg Drury; Dick Young; Mrs. Drury; Aggie; Mr. Carlson; Biff Wyatt (villain); Charlie (villain); Lefty Gorman (villain); Sam Matson (villain)
Synopsis
Peggy grew up in poverty and now works in a laundry. She starts dating gangster Biff Wyatt. Biff uses her as bait in a robbery attempt during which the victim is wounded. Peg calls for medical assistance and the police while Biff and his gang flee. Her actions earn her a light jail sentence and the affections of Dick, the doctor who responded to her call.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (March 2011).

Desert Madness (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Abbie Evans; Bart Spencer [also as Bartley Spencer III]; Gramps [Old Cactus Bill]; Sgt. Boyle; Dr. Steers; Bart Spencer II
Synopsis
Abbie and her grandfather run an isolated desert gas station. Hiker Bart arrives and stays to help out. He and Abbie fall in love. The police arrive, in search of an escape convict, but Bart has fled. Tracked down in the desert, Bart admits he’s a fugitive—but from his rich father, not the police. He was being forced into a career and marriage he didn’t want. Bart’s father agrees to let Bart live his own life, which includes marrying Abbie.

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

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

I Hunted for Love (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; romance
Characters
Diana; Harvey Wilson; Frank Luckey
Synopsis
Diana and Harvey visit the jungle to make a film about hunter Frank Luckey. Diana falls in love with Frank, but he proves to be a coward when Diana is menaced by a wounded tiger. Harvey steps in to save Diana and earn her love.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Frank Luckey" is probably a reference to real-life big-game hunter and celebrity Frank Buck.

Sylvia's (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Alibi of Anguish (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alice Kirkpatrick
Inks
Bill Ward
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; romance
Characters
Kathleen Harris; Nils Anderson; Bix Barton; Harold Harris; Mrs. Harris; Joey Ganti (villain); Jim Johnson (villain)
Synopsis
Although engaged to lawyer Nils, Kathleen finds herself attracted to mechanic Bix Barton. She sneaks out on a date with Bix, who is later accused of murder. She can provide an alibi but it will reveal that she was unfaithful to Nils, who is also the prosecuting attorney. Bix is acquitted and thanks Kathleen, but they realise they don’t love each other. Kathleen is reunited with Nils.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (March 2011).

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

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

It's Been Nice Knowing You (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Peggy; Jimmy

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

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

Selfish (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
Bill Ward
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Yvonne Taylor; Dr. Bill Clark; Polly Adams; Roy Phillips; Nurse Williams
Synopsis
Secretary Yvonne falls in love with surgeon Bill Clark. Since Bill is busy one night, she agrees to date interne Roy, and decides to juggle romances with both. She eventually discovers Roy is not as mature and responsible as Bill, but Bill has become disillusioned with her. He goes to Guatemala to work. A contrite Yvonne follows him and they reconcile.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (March 2011).

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' in "Sashay" (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Wilco Fashions / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Up-and-Out Bra / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ro-Bert Fashions Smash Values (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. 3-Way Pique Convertible
    Wilco Fashions
  3. 2. I Took the Wrong Road
  4. 3. Desert Madness
  5. 4. Look Smart! Be Comfortable!
    Ronnie Sales, Inc.
  6. 5. I Hunted for Love
  7. 6. Sylvia's
    Sylvia's
  8. 7. Alibi of Anguish
  9. 8. Reduce Pounds and Inches
    Vala Sales, Inc.
  10. 9. It's Been Nice Knowing You
  11. 10. Quality Romance Patterns
    Quality Romance Pattern Service
  12. 11. Selfish
  13. 12. Make Professional Corsages of Your Own Flowers
    Duro Specialty Co.
  14. 13. You're the Square Dance Darlin' in "Sashay"
    Wilco Fashions
  15. 14. Small Bust Women
    Up-and-Out Bra
  16. 15. Ro-Bert Fashions Smash Values
    Ro-Bert Fashions
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  • Dan Stevenson
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