(December 1952)

Quality Comics, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly except May and November
On-sale Date
1952-09-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
A Quality Romance Publication
Editing
Alfred Grenet; Richard Arnold (associate); Everett M. Arnold (general manager)

Issue Notes

Copyright 1952 by Comic Magazines.

Most information for this issue provided by Ger Apeldoorn (March 2011).

On sale date from the on stand date reported in the Comic Magazine Publishing Report (George W. Dougherty, 1942 series), #129 (October 1952). Also reported as being a monthly comic.

My Foolish Pride (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance

My Foolish Pride (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Morey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Billy Weston; Dr. Brennan; Emily Hollis; Grace Weston; Michael Weston; Mrs. Weston; Reid Hollis; Valerie
Synopsis
Bank teller Grace, who supports her mother and two young brothers on her salary, accepts a date from wealthy Reid. Grace breaks off their relationship and quits her job after her mother suffers a stroke. Grace refuses to have her mother become a charity patient at the “welfare hospital.” She also turns down gifts from the local woman’s group chaired by Reid’s mother. Grace later gets a job as a waitress in a diner and runs into Reid. Reid’s mother says her group doesn’t offer charity, just a helping hand from “neighbors.” Reid and Grace reconcile.
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Indexer Notes

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

When I Played a Bit Part (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chuck Winter [C. A. Winter]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Diane Fleming; Herb Becker; Lanny Miller [also as Lanny Mills]
Synopsis
Actor Lanny gives aspiring actress Diane a small role in his play. Stage manager Herb insincerely praises Diane’s poor performances and dates her, but when she flops when filling in for the lead, he discards her. Lanny explains he set Diane up to fail, so she’d marry him and forget her acting career.
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Indexer Notes

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

Lanny is referred to as "Lanny Mills" on page 1 of the story, but becomes "Lanny Miller" on page 2.

That Other Woman (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Betty Wade; Leslie Wade; Valerie White
Synopsis
Betty marries TV station manager Leslie. She becomes jealous of Leslie’s assistant Valerie, whose advice Leslie takes seriously, while relegating Betty to household duties. Betty finally gives her husband an ultimatum, threatening to leave him if he doesn’t fire Valerie. The problem is resolved when Valerie quits; she loves Leslie but knows he only cares for his wife.
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Indexer Notes

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

Bachelor Boss (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Eva Martin; Ross Hayward; Ruth Martin; Tod Smith

Summer Serenade (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
R. Kay
Inks
R. Kay
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Brent Hull; Jan Clayton; Johnny Barrows
Synopsis
Jan is stranded at a summer camp for boys when her bus breaks down and the camp is quarantined for measles. She pitches in to help camp director Brent and they become friends. Brent’s rich friend Johnny Barrows shows up for a visit. Jan sets her cap for Johnny but realizes she really loves Brent. Brent reveals that Johnny is his chauffeur, and it’s Brent who is the millionaire. Jan and Brent embrace.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. Based on Ziff-Davis Ellery Queen art (April 2011).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. My Foolish Pride
  2. 1. My Foolish Pride
  3. 2. When I Played a Bit Part
  4. 3. That Other Woman
  5. 4. Bachelor Boss
  6. 5. Summer Serenade
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