(April 1955)

Farrell, 1954 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Excellent Pub., Inc.
Brand
Ajax; A Farrell Publication
Editing
Ruth Roche (Editor); S. M. Iger (Art Editor)

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scan from http://digitalcomicmuseum.com.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Iger Shop ?
Inks
Iger Shop ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Helen; Eric Knowles

Indexer Notes

Cover represents a scene from the story "Circus Sweetheart."

Green Eyes (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Iger Shop ?
Inks
Iger Shop ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Peg; Bob; Dick
Synopsis
Bob is jealous and possessive of his wife Peg. After he’s injured in an accident, Bob uses a wheelchair and demands constant attention, even though “the doctor said that chair isn’t necessary.” Peg believes Bob is faking and enlists her cousin Dick to pretend to be her lover. Bob leaps out of his wheelchair and confronts Dick, who punches him. Peg tells Bob “there’s no cure for your jealousy” but when she collapses from nervous exhaustion Bob nurses her and promises to change. They reconcile.

Circus Sweetheart (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Iger Shop ?
Inks
Iger Shop ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Eric Knowles; Helen; Jack Mortimer
Synopsis
Circus animal trainer Helen loves trapeze artist Eric but sleazy ringmaster Jack says “You’re gonna be my girl, baby!” When Eric intervenes, Jack hits him in the eyes with a whip, then says he’ll blackball Eric in the circus world if he doesn’t perform. Eric falls and is nearly killed by a lion but Helen rescues him and Jack is arrested.
Keywords
Circus

Indexer Notes

There is some suggestion this story was altered due to the Comics Code: on page 3 and page 7, there are panels where a whip appears to have been removed from the artwork.

I Am a Sailor's Girl! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Iger Shop ?
Inks
Iger Shop ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Mary Masters; Bill Summers; Mr. Masters
Synopsis
Mary helps her father run a ferry; he refuses to let her date sailors, even decent Naval officers like Bill. When several crooks try to hijack the ferry, Bill and Mary team up to capture them and Mary’s father decides Bill is good enough to become his son-in-law.

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

Dear Miss Benson / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

The first letter is captioned, "I Haven't Told the Truth..."

Loving Two... Impossible? (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Iger Shop ?
Inks
Iger Shop ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ginny Smith; Bill Lawson; Susy Smith; Teddy; Joe Smith
Synopsis
Ginny’s husband Joe is killed in the war, leaving her a widow with a young child. Her former suitor Bill sends a note of condolences. Time passes and Ginny’s daughter Susy grows up. One day Susy invites her new boyfriend home to meet her mother, and Ginny is shocked: it’s Bill! Bill agrees to break up with Susy, who is upset. Ginny successfully promotes a romance between Susy and Teddy, a more age-appropriate suitor, and now Ginny can marry Bill.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Green Eyes
  3. 2. Circus Sweetheart
  4. 3. I Am a Sailor's Girl!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Dear Miss Benson
  6. 5. Loving Two... Impossible?
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