(February 1953)

Quality Comics, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly except May and November
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 on this issue provided by Ger Apeldoorn (March 2011).

My Sinful Promise (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance

For Better or Worse (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Beth; John; Roger Wilder; Wendy Stanton
Synopsis
Beth’s husband John is depressed over business troubles. He asks Jane to understand and economize when he quits his job. She criticizes his lack of initiative and refuses to modify her lifestyle. Attending a party without John, Beth meets handsome architect Roger. When he makes a pass at her, Beth rejects him and realizes she hasn’t been supportive of the man she loves, John. However, John has moved out. Beth is unhappy until John returns; he has a new job and they decide to start over.

My Sinful Promise (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Cuidera ?; Charles Sultan ?; Sam Citron ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Charlene Fellows; Mrs. Fellows; Neal Crandall; Pam; Roger Crandall
Synopsis
Charlene’s mother raised her to hate Roger Crandall, who stole a soft drink formula from Charlene’s late father and got rich from it. As a young woman, Charlene meets Roger’s son Neal and vows revenge on the family, urged on by her bitter mother. However, Charlene really loves Neal and, when she meets the aged invalid Roger, pities him. Roger dies and leaves his money to Charlene and her mother, unknown to Neal. Neal, thinking his penniless state makes him less attractive as a potential husband, offers to break their engagement, but Charlene says only love is important.
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Indexer Notes

Hames Ware thinks penciler might by Charles Cuidera. Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. thinks penciler might be Charles Sultan and/or Sam Citron (April 2011). JVJ refers to the inker as "Q.I." (Quality inker).

This Time It's for Keeps (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Morey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Arlene Dyer; Bert; Jerry Goodson; Judy; Lynne; Mrs. Goodson; Tommy Chapman
Synopsis
Lynne and Jerry break their engagement but remain friends. Lynne discovers it’s hard to get a date, although Jerry has been seeing Arlene Dyer regularly. Lynne decides she wants Jerry back, then learns he’s engaged. Jerry’s mother claims Lynne is also going to be married. This makes Jerry realize he loves Lynne. He breaks up with Arlene and reconciles with Lynne.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (April 2011). JVJ refers to the inker as "Q.I." (Quality inker).

He's Right for Me (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Alice Miller; Dan Little; Greg Walters

West Point Romance (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Doc Stoddard; Gwen Stoddard; Paula Phillips; Stan Middleton
Synopsis
West Point Military Academy nurse Gwen agrees to keep football player Stan’s knee injury a secret so he can play in the Army-Navy game. Her father, team trainer “Doc,” also helps secretly treat the young man. Stan and Gwen fall in love, and Stan’s jealous ex-girlfriend Paula reveals his injury to the coach, causing him to be benched. Stan gets into the game at the end and scores the winning touchdown. He and Paula will be married after he graduates.
Reprints
Keywords
Army; football; Navy

Indexer Notes

According to Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr., Hames Ware thinks art might be Henkel or Dobrotica types (April 2011).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. My Sinful Promise
  2. 1. For Better or Worse
  3. 2. My Sinful Promise
  4. 3. This Time It's for Keeps
  5. 4. He's Right for Me
  6. 5. West Point Romance
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