(January 1955)

Premier Magazines, 1954 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Premier Magazines, Inc.
Brand
A Premiere PM Comic
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia: TRUE LOVE CONFESSIONS • January, 1955, Vol. 1, No. 5 • Published bi-monthly by Premier Magazines, Inc., 11 East 44th St., New York 17, N. Y. Entered as second-class matter at Post Office, New York, N. Y. under the Act of March 3, 1879. One year’s subscription in the U. S. 60c plus 15c postage, total 75c; elsewhere $1.00. Entire contents copyrighted 1954 by Premier Magazines, Inc. No similarity between any of the characters, names or persons appearing in this magazine with any of those living or dead is intended and any similarity is purely coincidental. Printed in U. S. A.


Many Ways of Love! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Bald ?
Inks
Ken Bald ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Debbie Warren; Curtis Shaw

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The cover is a fairly accurate summation of the interior story with the same title, although Curtis's hair is blonde on the cover and black inside.

Many Ways of Love (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Debbie Warren; Curtis Shaw; Kent Farrell; Diane Lee; Bryce Coleman
Synopsis
Debbie and Diane go on a cruise together. Diane sets her sights on wealthy Kent, then discards him for the even richer but less handsome Bryce. Debbie falls in love with Curtis, then learns he’s apparently married and breaks up with him. Since Curtis is a bank president, Diane turns her attention to him. Debbie discovers Curtis is a widower and apologises for her actions. They reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Young in Love (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Show-Off (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Val Miller; Dr. Ken Boyer; Bob Henry; Gert
Synopsis
Throughout her life, Val uses “tricks and lies” to impress people. Now a nurse, she tells her co-workers that she’s dating handsome Dr. Ken and then has to trick him into paying attention to her. They fall in love but when one of her subterfuges apparently causes the death of a patient, Ken is angry. Val is going to be dismissed, but Ken discovers the patient died of other causes. A repentant Val is reunited with Ken.

Too Young to Love (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William Weltman ?
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Laurie Lee; Gwen Clark; Tim Ford; Mrs. Ogden; Corey
Synopsis
Novice stewardess Laurie falls in love with pilot Tim, but he is critical of her youth and inexperience. When their aircraft makes an emergency landing, Tim and Laurie wait by the plane and fall in love. Tim chooses Gwen to accompany him on his next flight, and Laurie thinks he was only using her, then learns it was a “secret government flight” so she couldn't have gone along. Tim crashes and is injured, but will recover and marry Laurie.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Reader's Corner (Table of Contents: 5)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advice column by Harriet Daniels.

Too Much Fun (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Costanza ?
Inks
Pete Costanza ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Hilary Graham; Vince Parks; David Vale; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis
Hilary, the most popular girl in school, marries mechanic David. She yearns for her former social life and begins to spend more time with her old friends. When David catches her kissing her former boyfriend Vince, he throws her out. Hilary misses her husband and after a week she asks him to take her back. He does.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Same basic premise as “She Hated Her Husband!” in Romantic Hearts (Story Comics 1951 series) 11 (July 1953).

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Many Ways of Love!
  2. 1. Many Ways of Love
  3. 2. Young in Love
  4. 3. Show-Off
  5. 4. Too Young to Love
  6. 5. The Reader's Corner
  7. 6. Too Much Fun
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