(January 1950)

Quality Comics, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
A Quality Romance Publication
Editing
Harry Stein; Elaine Allen (associate); Gloria Bley (associate); Alfred Grenet (associate); Everett M. Arnold (general manager)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

I Had Two Loves (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Bill Ward
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Gustavson credit verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

I Had Two Loves (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alice Kirkpatrick
Inks
Alice Kirkpatrick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
medical; romance
Characters
Dr. Crawford; Dr. Glenn Howell; Dr. Jean Peterson; Dr. Kenmore; Dr. Paul Linden; Kitty; Mrs. Penner
Synopsis
Jean and her fiancé Glenn are both interns at Mercy Hospital. Jean is assigned to assist brain surgeon Paul. Jean falls in love with Paul, although he's married. Glenn argues with Jean and Paul punches him, causing Glenn to fall and fracture his skull. Paul operates and saves Glenn's life. Jean realises she really loves Glenn. They get married and leave to work at the Mayo Clinic.
Reprints
Keywords
Mayo Clinic; Mercy Hospital

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Betrayal (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Jeff Haines; Joe; Lucy Collins; Kate Collins; Roger
Synopsis
Lucy is raised by her older sister Kate, and has a crush on Kate's boyfriend Jeff. After attending business college for a year, a more mature Lucy goes home for a visit and Jeff falls in love with her. Kate learns of this and leaves. Lucy and Jeff are worried, but some time later Kate comes back, with a new, rich husband. Now Lucy and Jeff can get married with clear consciences.

Mansion of Desire (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Greene ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Derek Lorton; Judy Abbott; Ken Ball; Mrs. Lorton; Senator Lorton; Uncle John
Synopsis
Judy travels to Lortonville to work on her uncle's newspaper. The town is dominated by the wealthy Lorton family: Derek is the "wild son." Judy's co-worker Ken warns her that Derek is "poison to girls" but she thinks he's prejudiced against rich people. Judy dates Derek; his politician father asks Judy to warn him if the newspaper plans to publish any "ugly gossip" about the family. When Derek hits a boy with his car and drives away, he demands Judy keep this a secret. She refuses and Ken defends her against Derek: Judy realises she loves Ken.

Indexer Notes

Pencil identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Man Next Door (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
John Filson; Kathy

Scorned (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Sieminski
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ann Bryan; Bart Crane; Monica
Synopsis
Office worker Ann tries to attract the attention of handsome architect Bart by acting sophisticated and chic, but he pays no attention to her. At the company picnic Bart tells Ann that he was attracted to her from the first but prefers "a girl to be her natural, sweet self." Ann says she'll be herself from now on and Bart likes that.

Indexer Notes

Pencil identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Now You Can Play Real Songs at Once (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The Harbert Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Small Bust Women (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Tested Sales Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Ward Green Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Had Two Loves
  2. 1. ["Quality Romance Publications Bring You a Thrill-Packed Hit!"]
  3. 2. I Had Two Loves
  4. 3. Betrayal
  5. 4. Mansion of Desire
  6. 5. The Man Next Door
  7. 6. Scorned
  8. 7. Now You Can Play Real Songs at Once
    The Harbert Co.
  9. 8. Small Bust Women
    Tested Sales Co.
  10. 9. ["Yipes! Could I use a belly-flattener!"]
    Ward Green Co.
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