(June 1951)

Quality Comics, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Editing
Alfred Grenet; Richard Arnold (associate); Everett M. Arnold (general manager)

Issue Notes

Most information for this issue provided by Ger Apeldoorn (March 2011).
Copyright 1951 by Comic Magazines.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Born to Kill (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
romance
Characters
Dave Hanley; Rex Tilton; Wenda Carr
Synopsis
Rich Wenda and her boyfriend Rex are caught hunting on Dave’s land without permission. He is adamantly opposed to hunting. Rex is accidentally shot as he and Wenda continue to hunt, and Dave takes them to his cabin to await medical help. Wenda learns Dave is a decorated veteran and thus understands his dislike of killing. Dave shoots a rattlesnake to save Wenda. Rex readily gives up his claim on her, and she will marry Dave instead.

Indexer Notes

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

Inker identification by Ger Apeldoorn (March 2011).

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, Paul Gustavson's son.

Fool's Paradise (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Don Logan; Hal Downing; Mrs. Logan; Lana Norton
Synopsis
Secretary Lana goes on a blind date with illustrator Don, after turning down an offer from fellow worker Hal. Lana and Don fall in love, but he says marriage is out of the question and Lana thinks he’s already married. She dates Hal on the rebound, but he’s a cad and Lana must be rescued by Don. Don introduces her to his widowed mother; his father committed suicide and Don feels obliged to pay his father’s debts before he can marry. Lana insists they get married and share the burden, and they do.
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The Price of Fame (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Citron
Inks
Bill Ward ?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Harry Stein (original); Elaine Allen (original associate); Gloria Bley (original associate); Alfred Grenet (original associate)

Genre
romance
Characters
Lora Dunbar; Jimmy O'Hara; Nan; Max Fennan; Rod Allerton
Synopsis
Agent Jimmy gets actress Lora a movie contract. She yearns to play “slinky and seductive” roles but is cast as the “innocent girl-next-door” type. Lora tries to convince producer Rod Allerton she can be a sexy vamp, but he makes an unwanted pass at her instead. Jimmy rescues her and confesses he loves her.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (March 2011).
Ger Apeldoorn thought the penciler might by Bill Ward (March 2011).

Flames of Deceit (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Little Al
Inks
Lin Streeter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Jan Marlowe; Jed Shane; Mrs. Shane
Synopsis
Jed tells his girlfriend Jan they can’t marry because he must care for his invalid mother. Jan says she can help out; the dubious Mrs. Shane says Jan should move in with them before the wedding as a test. The older woman works Jan mercilessly; Jan suspects Mrs. Shane isn’t really as helpless as she claims. Jan tries to trick Mrs. Shane into revealing her true state of health by starting a fire, but this doesn’t work. However, Jed overhears his mother telling Jan that she’ll never allow her son to get married and leave her. Jed and Jan wed and Mrs. Shane has a “miraculous recovery.”
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Indexer Notes

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

What Does It Take to Catch a Husband (Table of Contents: 5)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Readers' letters.

Little Brother Makes a Match (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Alec Tabot; Patsy Parker; Stewart Howbridge; Timmy Parker
Keywords
Central Park Zoo

Love on the Menu (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Gary Abbott; Granny Abbott; Mr. Abbott; Mrs. Abbott; Nick; Sally Hill
Synopsis
Diner waitress Sally befriends Gary, a down on his luck customer who’s from a wealthy family but renounced the fortune to try and succeed on his own. They fall in love. Gary gets a good job and they plan to wed, but visit his stuffy family in Boston first. Sally feels disrespected by Gary’s snobbish mother, but his crusty grandmother says she was a waitress when her husband was just starting out, so everything works out in the end.
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Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Born to Kill
  3. 2. Fool's Paradise
  4. 3. The Price of Fame
  5. 4. Flames of Deceit
  6. 5. What Does It Take to Catch a Husband
  7. 6. Little Brother Makes a Match
  8. 7. Love on the Menu
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