(September 1950)

Quality Comics, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Magazines
Brand
A Quality Romance Publication
Editing
Harry Stein; Alfred Grenet (associate editor); Elaine Allen (associate editor); Gloria Bley (associate editor); June Andrus (associate editor); Richard Arnold (associate editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at https://digitalcomicmuseum.com


I Longed for a Cave Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Theda and Emerson Hall (photo)
Inks
Theda and Emerson Hall (photo)
Colors
Theda and Emerson Hall (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Synopsis
Photo of "Jeanne Crain, 20th Century Fox star."

I Longed for a Cave Man! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Anderson
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Dr. Fern Reston; Mrs. Craven; Buck Tyler; Dr. David Carlton
Synopsis
Doctor Fern isn’t interested in fellow doctor David because he lacks “that look of danger” that “American boy turned Central American bandit” Buck has. Fern treats Buck, in the USA looking for an enemy, for a bullet wound and agrees to return to Central America with him. When Buck and his men ride off to attack a village, Fern knows “the primitive cave man who appealed to me as a lover would also have all the other brutal characteristics!” She returns to the USA and David.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Once Upon a Stormy Love (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Greene ?
Inks
Bill Ward ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Jessica Kane; Tom Gaynor; Timmy; Butch
Synopsis
Successful author Jessica buys a country house but learns Don and some orphans from the city are using the lot next door to play ball. Even though she’s fallen in love with Don, Jessica buys the lot and orders them evicted, because the noise disturbs her. When orphan Timmy gets lost in a storm after bringing her some flowers as a farewell gift, Jessica rescues him. She will adopt Timmy and marry Don.

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

No Cure for Disillusion (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
medical; romance
Characters
Carol Oakes; Dr. Vail Thompson; Dr. Vic Campbell; Henry Oakes
Synopsis
Doctors Vail and Vic are working on serum to combat “Black Fever.” They hope to be married someday, but Vic gets distracted by Carol, daughter of the research hospital’s chairman of the board. At Carol’s urging, Vic resigns to become head of a private sanatorium. Vail tries to continue his work and injects herself with Black Fever, but her formula is flawed. Vic quits his job to come back and save her life.
Reprints
Keywords
black fever

The Heart's Hunger (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Hebberd
Inks
Bob Hebberd
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Jean; Kay Medford; Phil Morrow; Vic Barro
Synopsis
On an impulse, Kay tries to steal a dress from a store but is caught. Stranger Phil pretends to be her husband and convinces the store Kay is innocent. Kay thanks Phil but intends to find a rich husband so they part. However, she later discovers she likes him and they go on a date. Nightclub owner Vic saves them from a mugging and she goes out with him. It turns out Vic is a cruel gangster and set up the mugging to meet her. Phil rescues Kay and they decide to get married.
Reprints

Wounds of Love (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Streak of Badness (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Bill Ward
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Dennis Reade; Gale; Nicky Carson
Synopsis
Gale refuses to leave the county fair early even though her boyfriend Dennis has to go to work. She spends the rest of the evening with Nicky, the fair’s press agent, and he kisses her at the end of the night. When Dennis stands her up due to work issues, Gale attends the country club dance with Nicky and goes to a roadhouse with “sort of a bad reputation” with him afterwards. Nicky takes Gale upstairs and makes a pass at her, but Dennis breaks in and saves her virtue. Dennis says he didn’t realise Gale needed “a little wholesome fun” and gives her an engagement ring on her 18th birthday.

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Longed for a Cave Man!
  2. 1. I Longed for a Cave Man!
  3. 2. Once Upon a Stormy Love
  4. 3. No Cure for Disillusion
  5. 4. The Heart's Hunger
  6. 5. Wounds of Love
  7. 6. Streak of Badness
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