(May 1952)

Fawcett, 1949 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Editing
Roy Ald; Will Lieberson (executive editor); Al Jetter (art editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Partial issue index from record at comics.lib.msu.edu.


[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) (Expand) /

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

I Was a Percentage Girl (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Shirley; Dan; Dotty; Johnnie Kasco; Frank; Jack; Tony; Jane; Ethel
Synopsis
Supermarket clerk Shirley is engaged to mechanic Dan; they are saving their money to get married and buy a “service station and motor court upstate.” Dan gets his draft notice, which puts their plans on hold. Shirley makes friends with bargirl Dotty and becomes a “percentage girl,” getting a cut of what their dates spend at a nightclub. Shirley tells Dan she’s a model, but when she’s arrested after a club brawl, Dan learns the truth and breaks up with her.
Reprints

The Neckties (Table of Contents: 3)

Impossible Irma / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Irma; John
Synopsis
Irma buys John two neckties but doubts he'll like them.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Age 18 Attractive… Will Marry Man with Wealth (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Danny; Esther Ebbering; Mr. Ebbering; Mrs. Ebbering; Elias March
Synopsis
Esther loves Danny but they both live in poverty. When Esther’s father has a heart attack and has to stop working, she decides to place a personal ad offering herself as a wife for a wealthy man. Elias, a wealthy, widowed farmer, responds. Esther agrees to marry him and move away, but her parents refuse to go along. Elias learns the truth from Danny and he says he wouldn’t want to break up two people who love each other. Danny has left town, but he returns and is reunited with Esther.
Reprints

Picture Biography of Anthony Curtis (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Love Lesson (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Courtship Customs (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

A Fool in Love (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Kitty; Emory Kendall; Mr. Kendall; Mrs. Brown; Doc Jenkins
Synopsis
Kitty is engaged to Emory. She asks his boss to excuse Emory from a business trip so they can prepare for their wedding, which makes Emory angry. When Emory’s mother dies, he says his father will have to live with him and Kitty after their marriage. To avoid this, Kitty goes to a matrimonial agency and finds a new wife for the elder Kendall. However, just in time it’s discovered that the woman is a fraud who poisoned two previous husbands for their insurance. Emory breaks up with Kitty. She makes amends by caring for his father, and Emory eventually takes her back.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (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. ["Lips that whisper with expectancy"]
  3. 2. I Was a Percentage Girl
  4. 3. The Neckties
    Impossible Irma
  5. 4. ["Now You Can Get Sweetheart Diary Every Other month, By Mail"]
  6. 5. Age 18 Attractive… Will Marry Man with Wealth
  7. 6. Picture Biography of Anthony Curtis
  8. 7. Love Lesson
  9. 8. Courtship Customs
  10. 9. A Fool in Love
  11. 10. ["Here is love...in all it's real, throbbing intensity"]
  12. 11. ["The Best 10c Buy in America"]
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