(April 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)
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 1952 by Comic Magazines.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)

Genre
romance

New Figure Mold Hide-A-Waist (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

S. J. Wegman Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Lived a Lie! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Rita Mellin; Joe Douglas; Mr. Mellin; Mrs. Mellin; Mrs. Shaw; Harry Collins
Synopsis
Rita moves to New York and bumps into songwriter Joe from her hometown. Joe introduces her to middle-aged playboy Harry. Rita postpones her job hunt and spends her savings on gowns to impress Harry, whom she thinks will propose marriage soon. But Harry tells her their romance was just for “kicks” and Joe says he’s no longer interested because she cheated on him, so she goes home in disgrace.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Man I Loved (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Little Al
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ann Barstow; Dorothy Barstow; Lee Stevens; Mr. Barstow; Mrs. Barstow
Synopsis
Lee is Dorothy’s boyfriend but she’s tired of their boring evenings at home. Her sister Ann entertains Lee while Dorothy goes out with a client from Ann’s work. Dorothy continues to deceive Lee while Ann keeps him company. Ann and Lee fall in love but Dorothy accuses of Ann of stealing Lee away. However, she sees the error of her ways and gives Ann and Lee’s romance her blessing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

My Dream Lover (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Anita Bailey; Bud Enright; Mrs. Bailey; Leslie Payne
Synopsis
Dreamer Anita has a crush on Bud, an engineering student who’s a boarder in her mother’s home. Bud starts to date Anita’s neighbour Leslie. Bud takes Ann to a square dance and Leslie mocks Ann’s melodramatic attitude about life. Bud says he loves Anita but she’s always feeling sorry for herself. Anita decides to be a good sport and become more sociable.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Day in a Diary (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Debby; Wayne

Latin American Interlude (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Margaret MacRae; Eddie Hanlon; Mr. Gordon; Carlos Rodriquez
Synopsis
Margaret works as a translator for an export company and dreams of a romantic Latin lover. Her boss asks her to entertain visiting Carlos Rodriquez, an important customer. They hit it off and Margaret thinks he’s going to propose marriage to her, but he just wants to hire her as his secretary (and possibly mistress). Margaret brushes him off and is fired as a result. However, fellow worker Eddie also quits his job and says Margaret can accompany him to South America—as his wife.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Play Piano the First Day (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Dean Ross Piano Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's Great Fun to Play a Guitar (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Lonnie and Wayne / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gorgeous Dresses for You (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Harford Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. New Figure Mold Hide-A-Waist
    S. J. Wegman Co.
  3. 2. I Lived a Lie!
  4. 3. The Man I Loved
  5. 4. My Dream Lover
  6. 5. Day in a Diary
  7. 6. Latin American Interlude
  8. 7. Play Piano the First Day
    Dean Ross Piano Studios
  9. 8. It's Great Fun to Play a Guitar
    Lonnie and Wayne
  10. 9. Gorgeous Dresses for You
    Harford Frocks, Inc.
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