(January 1952)

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)

Issue Notes

Indicia: DIARY LOVES, January, 1952, No. 18. Published monthly by Comic Magazines, 8 Lord Street, Buffalo, N.Y. Executive Offices, 578 Summer Street, Stamford, Conn. Everett M. Arnold, General Manager. Alfred Grenet, Editor. Richard Arnold, Associate Editor. Entered as Second Class Matter at the Post Office at Buffalo, N.Y. under the Act of March 3, 1879. The characters and events pictured herein are entirely fictitious. The Publisher accepts no responsibility for unsolicited material. Editorial and Advertising Offices, 347 Madison Avenue, New York 17, N.Y. Copyright 1951 by Comic Magazines. Printed in U.S.A.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Adie Titus (photo of Terry Moore); Steven Pierton (photo of Jerome Courtland)

Indexer Notes

Cover features actors Terry Moore (b. 1929) and Jerome Courtland (b. 1926) from the 1951 movie "The Barefoot Mailman," starring Robert Cummings.

Heartbreak Pier (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Kotzky ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Bart Davis; Gil Warren; Lorna Woods
Synopsis
Although Lorna is dating wealthy Gil, she has more in common with working-class Bart. She accepts Gil's marriage proposal but changes her mind, deciding she prefers Bart. Gil pays Bart to clear out; Bart agrees to leave, but comes back for one thing: Lorna.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Ready Made Family (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Bill Everly; Dr. Gary Mathis; Donna Davis; Judy
Synopsis
Donna and Bill are engaged to be married. Her sister and brother-in-law are killed in an accident, and Donna becomes guardian of their infant daughter. Bill finds the baby takes up too much of Donna's time, and he breaks up with her. Donna is consoled by the understanding pediatrician, Dr. Gary Mathis.

Indexer Notes

Pencils attribution by Ger Apeldoorn (March 2011). Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (April 2011), which agrees with John Forte pencils.

Unfaithful! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Brad Saunders; Debbie; Lucky Peyton; Mr. Eilers; Polly Jordan
Synopsis
Pastry shop clerk Debbie is in love with realtor Lucky, but agrees to date her friend Polly's boyfriend's cousin Brad, just to prove Lucky is the only man for her. However, Lucky spots them together and breaks up with Debbie, despite her protestations of innocence. Debbie decides to move to Texas and live with her sister, but Polly sends Debbie's diary--which explains everything--to Lucky and they reconcile.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Thanks, Dear Diary (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Ed Gordon; Ginny Blake

Some Called It Madness (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Marcia Haines; Mrs. Haines; Mrs. Marvin; Miss Shelby; Paul Riggs
Synopsis
Marcia comes home from an extended trip to discover her long-time boyfriend Jack has married someone else. She is ashamed at being jilted until she meets newcomer Paul. They fall in love but the town gossips tell Marcia there is something suspicious about him. Paul turns out to be an undercover FBI agent on a case, but this won't stop him from marrying Marcia.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils attribution by Ger Apeldoorn (March 2011). Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (April 2011), which agrees with Gene Colan pencils.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Heartbreak Pier
  3. 2. Ready Made Family
  4. 3. Unfaithful!
  5. 4. Thanks, Dear Diary
  6. 5. Some Called It Madness
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