(October-November 1951)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Approved Comics, Inc
Brand
Ziff-Davis Comic Group
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Peter Judson Kirk Jr. (photo of Larry Parks); Dr. Helen Hunt (photo of Barbara Hale)

Indexer Notes

From the movie "Emergency Wedding" (1950).

Memory Of Love (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sy Barry
Inks
Bernie Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Jerry Brownell; Marie Davis; Virginia Stewart
Synopsis
Marie and Jerry fall in love on a train trip from New York to California. The train wrecks and Jerry contracts amnesia. Marie learns he was engaged to socialite Virginia and reunites them, which restores Jerry’s memory. Marie sadly departs, but Jerry tracks her down and says he also remembers falling in love with her on the train.
Keywords
amnesia

Indexer Notes

Art credits from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

How Many Sweethearts? (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Emil Gershwin ?
Inks
Emil Gershwin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Alice Smith; Jarol
Synopsis
Alice saves her money for a trip to the Taj Mahal. She meets and falls in love with Jarol, but they become separated in the desert. Returning to the city, she discover Jarol is the Prince of Cawnpore. She agrees to marry him but changes his mind when she sees the harem full of wives. However, Jarol says those are his father’s wives: “I was educated in England in Western ways,” and only wants one wife—-Alice.
Keywords
India

Indexer Notes

Art credits from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

Love's Slender Thread (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Inks
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; romance
Characters
Dr. Dick Todd; Mr. Douglas; Ann Douglas; Dr. Joe Randall; Dr. Gerry Martin; Oomaga
Synopsis
When the workers on his Belgian Congo plantation fall ill, Mr. Douglas and his daughter Ann hire doctors Dick, Joe, and Gerry to find the cause. Dick and Ann fall in love but her father opposes the match. Dick tests an anti-toxin on himself and when Mr. Douglas contracts the illness, Dick saves his life. Mr. Douglas gives his blessing to Dick and Ann’s romance.
Keywords
Africa; Belgian Congo

Idyll Of the Island (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Mardi Gras (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Grace; Randy Graham; Joe; Mrs. Graham; Randy's sister
Synopsis
Wealthy Randy and waitress Grace fall in love, but his family disapproves. They decide to elope during Mardi Gras, but Grace can’t locate Randy and his sister says he changed his mind. Grace moves to a small town and works in the local diner. When a flood threatens the town, Grace discovers Randy among the men working to reinforce the levee. He says his sister lied. The levee breaks and Grace thinks Randy is drowned, but they both survive and are reunited.
Keywords
flood; Mardi Gras

The General's Lady (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Lawrence
Inks
Mort Lawrence
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; historical; romance
Characters
Ethan Allen; Fanny Buchanan
Synopsis
In 1784, Ethan Allen conquers the fiery Fanny Buchanan.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

Faraway Places (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Merrylen (signed)
Inks
Merrylen (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
three one-panel gag cartoons with travel themes.

Indexer Notes

Bottom half of page is advertisements.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Memory Of Love
  3. 2. How Many Sweethearts?
  4. 3. Love's Slender Thread
  5. 4. Idyll Of the Island
  6. 5. Mardi Gras
  7. 6. The General's Lady
  8. 7. Faraway Places
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