(March 1952)

Fawcett, 1949 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1951-12-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Editing
Roy Ald (credited) (editor); Will Lieberson (credited) (executive editor); Al Jetter (credited) (art editor)

Issue Notes

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

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 6, Part 2, Numbers 1-2, Periodicals, January-December 1952. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 335174.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
?

Genre
romance

[The deepest of human emotions BARED on the pages of this picture-love magazine!] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
House ad for ROMANTIC STORY.

Indexer Notes

Various black-and-white sketches taken from different romance stories.

Korean Girl (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Tom Baines; Phyllis; Nona; Mr. Baines; Mrs. Baines; Edna; Paula
Synopsis
Tom is engaged to Phyllis but is sent to fight in Korea. One day, a Korean girl named Nona arrives to stay with Tom’s parents. Nona doesn’t speak English. Phyllis assumes Tom fell in love with Nona in Korea, so she begins a campaign to make the young woman feel unwanted. Finally Nona runs away. Tom arrives and tells Phyllis that Nona’s father saved his life in Korea but died as a result, and Tom promised to take care of Nona. Phyllis finds Nona and apologizes to her. Tom and Phyllis reconcile.
Keywords
Korean War

The Show-Off (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Marcy; Doug [Steve Kenning]; Selene Andrews; Josef Mashkin; Ron
Synopsis
Marcy is engaged to Doug but he flirts with other women including movie star Selene, and uses money from his joint account with Marcy to buy new clothes, etc. Marcy angrily breaks up with him. Selene gets Doug as job as an actor. He’s popular and tries to make up with Marcy but she rejects him. However, when Doug is fired, Marcy returns and they are reunited.

Romance (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John C. Adler
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

A Last Betrayal (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Costanza
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Janet Barton; Ralph Keagen; Mr. Logan; Aunt Lisa; Mr. Doyl; Jack Doyl; Ronnie Keagen; Mrs. Keagen; Mr. Keagen
Synopsis
Angry because she and her aunt are forced to vacate a rented house in favor of the large Keagen family, Janet spreads gossip about them in the town. However, she dates Ralph Keagen and they fall in love, and is sorry for her previous actions. Janet mistakenly thinks Ralph is cheating on her, and accuses Ralph of shirking his military duty. Ralph, who wasn't cheating on her, turns out to be a decorated Korean War veteran and the whole town turns against Janet. She leaves town in disgrace.
Keywords
Korean War; veteran

Indexer Notes

Various names have obviously been changed (different lettering, spacing, etc.) in this story, including "Ralph Keagen" and "Doyl."

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [The deepest of human emotions BARED on the pages of this picture-love magazine!]
  3. 2. Korean Girl
  4. 3. The Show-Off
  5. 4. Romance
  6. 5. A Last Betrayal
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