(January 1950)

Fawcett, 1949 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Editing
Roy Ald; Will Lieberson (executive editor); Helen Houghton (associate editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

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

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Put More Opportunity In Your Future!
Characters
Captain Marvel
Synopsis
Public service ad for U.S. Savings Bonds with Captain Marvel.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, black and white.

Traitorous Heart (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Claire Howard; Helen Howard; Greg Kelly; Bob Browley
Synopsis
Claire’s sister Helen is diagnosed with kleptomania but Claire won’t face the “disgrace” of having her in a sanitarium for treatment. Claire dates Greg, an engineer in a watch company. Claire is helpless to prevent Greg from bringing Bob along for a double date with Helen. Helen steals a watch but isn’t caught. Claire forbids her to see Bob again. Greg learns about Claire's refusal to seek help for Helen's condition and breaks up with Claire: “You’ve destroyed whatever feelings I’ve had for you!” Claire sacrifices to provide for Helen’s treatment and is eventually reunited with Greg.
Keywords
kleptomania

Indexer Notes

Bottom 1/3 of last page is statement of ownership.

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Love Rejected (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Janet; Tom; Aunt Nell; Mr. Brandon; Tom's mother
Synopsis
Janet loves Tom but she must always be in charge and her plans must be followed: “either the others joined me in my desires or I refused to be a part of them.” When Janet refuses to alter her plans and spoils a chance for Tom to impress his boss, he breaks up with her: “You don’t even know the meaning of the word cooperation.” Janet vows to become “a cooperative, agreeable person.” She treats a store customer with kindness and it turns out to be Tom’s mother. Word gets back to Tom and they reconcile.

My Passion for Diamonds (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Gloria Neilson; Arthur Neilson; Mrs. Neilson; Les Ferren; Mack Andrews
Synopsis
Gloria spends all of her disposable income on diamond jewelry. She dates Mack, who returns a brooch she’d lost on the street. When Gloria’s father asks her for a loan to help with his business, she refuses because she’s saving for a diamond compact; Mack provides the money instead. Mack proposes to Gloria but when he learns she didn’t give his money to her father, but spent it on jewelry, he breaks up with her. Gloria pawns her diamonds and gives her father the money to save his business. Mack returns and is reunited with Gloria.

Exclusive Interview with Jack Carson (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?; Jack Carson
Letters
typeset

Reprints
  • from Motion Picture Magazine

Foolish Obsession (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marc Swayze
Inks
Marc Swayze
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ruthie Howell; Dr. Wright; Helen Howell; Steve Benson; Fred
Synopsis
Ruthie is an introvert who is afraid to “meet new people, try and fit in with them.” She meets Steve when she’s injured in an accident, and they fall in love. When she’s discharged from the hospital, Ruthie avoids meeting Steve's friends, and when Steve asks her to run his stationery store in his absence, she feigns a “relapse” to get out of this chore. Steve says “you refuse to make any personal adjustment to people or to life itself!” and breaks up with her. Ruthie decides to change her life and accepts a job as an occupational therapist. Steve comes back to her.

[“Real Love Experiences!"] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Put More Opportunity In Your Future!"]
  3. 2. Traitorous Heart
  4. 3. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  5. 4. Love Rejected
  6. 5. My Passion for Diamonds
  7. 6. Exclusive Interview with Jack Carson
  8. 7. Foolish Obsession
  9. 8. [“Real Love Experiences!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • David Wilt
  • Terry Jeffress
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mickey Coalwell