(November 1951)

Quality Comics, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
A Quality Romance Publication
Editing
Alfred Grenet; 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 1951 by Comic Magazines.
Most information on this issue provided by Ger Apeldoorn (March 2011).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Bud and Sis; Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Spoiled Brat (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte ?
Inks
Chuck Cuidera
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Sally Blake; Don Forbes; Ray; Cynthia Roland
Synopsis
Radio singer Sally's boyfriend is boring accountant Ray, but she's conceited and mistreats him. Sally dates sports announcer Don but her jealousy and demanding ways cause him to leave her for receptionist Cynthia. Realising she loves Don, she changes her attitude and they reconcile.
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Indexer Notes

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

Husband Hunter (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Gene Colan ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Carol Halloway; Janie; Terry Wade; Tom; Vance; Mr. Halloway
Synopsis
High school senior Carol wants to marry her boyfriend, rookie cop Vance, right away, but he insists they wait until she finishes school and he saves some money. Carol meets Terry and after a few dates he asks her to elope. Vance stops them and reveals Terry's scheme: he marries young women and forces their wealthy parents to pay for an annulment. Carol agrees to wait until they're both ready before she marries Vance.
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Indexer Notes

Pencil identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (April 2011). Ger Apeldoorn also thought it was Gene Colan (March 2011).

Pathway to Temptation (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Quinlan
Inks
Pete Costanza ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Fran Morgan; Jim Randall; Mr. Morgan; Mrs. Morgan; Miles Lichstein; Nick Ferranti [also as Steve Adams]; Walter Regent
Synopsis
Fran is engaged to writer Jim, but is in no hurry to get married, wanting to try an acting career first. She winds up singing, scantily-clad, in a New York cabaret. Jim finds her but she insists her career is doing well, introducing a stranger as her "agent." The stranger is Nick Ferranti and he hires her to sing in his club. Fran falls for Nick but he kills a man in a gambling dispute and is sent to prison. Fran is hired by a big producer for a Broadway play--arranged by her faithful ex-boyfriend Jim. Fran agrees to marry Jim.
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Indexer Notes

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

Lost and Found (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Jack Hargrove; Myrna Jamison

The Life I Chose (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Chick Dawson; Deek Weems; May Carney
Synopsis
May and Chick quit their small-time dance act and open The Silver Dollar club near the Big Bend Dam construction site. May's sexy dancing is the big attraction; Chick rakes in money from liquor and gambling. May is unhappy at the sleazy nature of it all. Construction worker Deek Weems thinks The Silver Dollar is sinful and clashes with Chick. Business falls off and May tries to ruin Deek's reputation by kissing him in public. Deek apologises for judging her too harshly and departs. May and Chick realise they love each other.
Reprints
  • US from Forbidden Love (Quality Comics, 1950 series) #4 (September 1950) [In addition to the title change for the reprint, the splash panel was altered (background removed), the story was re-coloured, and Chick Dawson's face was re-drawn (not just removal of his moustache, but his facial features are also different).]

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (April 2011). Gene Colan ? pencil credit removed by Craig Delich per Terry Gustafson.

Ger Apeldoorn also thought Bill Ward as inker (March 2011).

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Bud, could I get a wrist watch the same easy way you got that air rifle"]
    Bud and Sis; Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. Spoiled Brat
  4. 3. Husband Hunter
  5. 4. Pathway to Temptation
  6. 5. Lost and Found
  7. 6. The Life I Chose
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