(November 1953)

Lev Gleason, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date
1953
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[Lady Killer] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Kida
Inks
Fred Kida
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Don Hollis

Indexer Notes

Art identification provided by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

A Stranger's Kiss (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Wenzel (signed)
Inks
Al Wenzel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Amy Ellis; Bill Sears; Mrs. Ellis; Mrs. Galen; Paul Kemble; Professor Ellis
Synopsis
Amy is expected to marry college professor Paul, but falls in love with textbook salesman Bill. After a few complications, they explain the situation to her parents and everyone is happy (except Paul).

I Chose Love (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charlie Tomsey (signed)
Inks
Charlie Tomsey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Genre
romance
Characters
Judy; Tad; Albert Graves; Mike
Synopsis
Judy works to support her widowed mother and younger brother. She dates dull accountant Albert but prefers gas station operator Mike. However, she tells Mike she’s going to marry Albert so her mother and brother can have financial security. Judy writes a letter to prompt Albert to propose, but her brother gives it to Mike instead. Mike and Judy will be married.

Indexer Notes

Captions are typeset, dialogue balloons are hand-lettered.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Love Problems / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Eloise Taylor
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; romance
Characters
Eloise Taylor
Keywords
advice column

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Ruth, Uncertain, Ruth G. and J.J.

Lady Killer (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bellman
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Don Hollis; Ellen; Jane; Joe; Sally
Synopsis
Don is a serial womaniser who callously uses and discards women. Joe the bartender urges him to change his ways but Don refuses. However, Don meets Sally and realises she is the only woman he can truly love, but Joe is Sally’s father and warns her about him. Don decides to straighten out his life and now Joe says he’s worthy of Sally’s love.

Indexer Notes

Pencil identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and confirmed by Doc Vassallo.

Secret Love (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Gates
Inks
Art Gates
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
military; romance
Characters
Ann; Ted Crane; Vickie
Synopsis
Ann meets soldier Ted at a USO dance and falls in love with him. However, Ted also dates Ann’s roommate Vickie. When he’s shipped overseas, Ted writes to Vickie but she’s not interested in him any more, so Ann replies but signs Vickie’s name. When Ted comes home on leave, he wonders why Vickie seems different. Vickie confesses the truth and Ted realises he loves Ann after all.

Indexer Notes

Art identification provided by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Lady Killer]
  2. 1. A Stranger's Kiss
  3. 2. I Chose Love
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Love Problems
  5. 4. Lady Killer
  6. 5. Secret Love
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