(February 1951)

Lev Gleason, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing
Charles Biro; Bob Wood

You Can't Marry a Stranger (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (painted, signed)
Inks
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (painted, signed)
Colors
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (painted, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Love's White Lie (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson
Inks
Ruth Atkinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Bob Reynolds; Jack Crandall; Mr. Mason; Mrs. Mason; Mr. Smally; Mr. Reynolds; Mrs. Reynolds; Sarah; Sheila Mason [also as Sheila Reynolds; also as Sheila Crandall]; Judge Garrick
Synopsis
Teenagers Bob and Sheila elope but are caught by their parents and the marriage is annulled. Bob leaves town. Time passes: Sheila finishes high school and marries Jack. They are happy but Jack meets Bob and learns he and Sheila were married. Jack doesn’t feel he can trust Sheila since she kept this from him. Sheila confronts Bob at his apartment, but while she’s there, Jack arrives and she hides. She goes home and confesses this to Jack: he says he can trust her now.
Keywords
elope

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

How "Mini-Gym" Turns Dateless Dorothy into Dazzling Dotty! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Mini-Gym Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

After My Own Heart! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bare (credited)
Inks
Al Bare (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Albert; Howard; Ken; Jane; Peggy; Tom
Synopsis
Teenager Peggy falls in love with all of the men her older sister Jane dates, to the consternation of her own boyfriend Ken. When Jane marries Tom, Peggy continues to have a crush on him until she sees that Tom is a hen-pecked “dish rag!” Peggy decides she prefers “masterful” Ken.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

How Did He Propose? / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPreta
Inks
Tony DiPreta
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's so lovely sitting out here
Genre
non-fiction; romance
Characters
May; Roger
Synopsis
May and her boyfriend Roger are trapped in a stalled elevator. To pass the time, each passenger describes what they are going to do when they are rescued. Roger says he’s going to propose marriage to May, and she says she’s going to accept.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Andorra (Table of Contents: 5)

Stamp Page / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Sidney M. Elias (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation] (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Hannah Schreiberg
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

You Can't Marry a Stranger (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Ames
Inks
Lee Ames
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Mr. Pearson; Mrs. Pearson; Mr. Taylor; Mrs. Taylor; Ned Taylor; Ruth Pearson
Synopsis
Ned proposes to Ruth after they’ve known each other for just two weeks. Both sets of parents urge them to wait. Ruth is invited to spend a week with the Taylor family in Florida, and then Ned joins Ruth’s family at their winter lodge. Ned and Ruth find their future in-laws delightful and the feeling is mutual. When Ned and Ruth argue and decide to break up, they just can’t bring themselves to disappoint their parents, so the wedding is on.
Keywords
Miami

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Love Clinic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ada Nevill (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can a girl love more than one boy at a time?
Genre
romance; non-fiction
Characters
Ada Nevill; Glenda S.; Jack

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Ada Nevill Answers Your Love Problems / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ada Nevill (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance; non-fiction
Keywords
advice column

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Confused, P.T., Martha K., Worried, Louise, Sorry and C.L.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Love Letter of the Month / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Ada Nevill (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You asked me a question this evening
Genre
romance; non-fiction
Characters
Ada Nevill; Phyllis

One Love to Give (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Claire; Lucy; Paul; Tom
Synopsis
Lucy loves Paul but takes her friend Claire’s advice and refuses to go steady with him. She tells Paul they should date other people to make sure their love is real. But when Lucy goes out with Tom, she doesn’t have a good time. Paul asks Claire for a date and Lucy gets jealous. She apologises to Paul and agrees to go steady with him.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. You Can't Marry a Stranger
  2. 1. Love's White Lie
  3. 2. How "Mini-Gym" Turns Dateless Dorothy into Dazzling Dotty!
    Mini-Gym Corp.
  4. 3. After My Own Heart!
  5. 4. ["It's so lovely sitting out here"]
    How Did He Propose?
  6. 5. Andorra
    Stamp Page
  7. 6. [Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation]
  8. 7. You Can't Marry a Stranger
  9. 8. ["Can a girl love more than one boy at a time?"]
    The Love Clinic
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Ada Nevill Answers Your Love Problems
  11. 10. ["You asked me a question this evening"]
    Love Letter of the Month
  12. 11. One Love to Give
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