(April-May 1952)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Approved Comics, Inc
Brand
Ziff-Davis Comic Group
Editing
Edward F. Murphy
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
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
?

Scandal or Romance (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alice Kirkpatrick
Inks
Mario Colavito ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Phyllis Grant; Don Rockford; Mona Adams
Synopsis
High school teacher Phyllis agrees to tutor Don, a returning veteran who wants to go to college. They fall in love, which causes the town to talk and Phyllis is given 24 hours to break up with him or be fired. She makes a speech—choosing her love for Don over her job--to the assembled parents and they change their minds: she can marry Don and still teach.

Indexer Notes

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

They Fought for Happiness (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography; romance
Characters
Jean Simmons; Stewart Granger; J.B.
Synopsis
Allegedly true story of the romance between film actors Jean Simmons and Stewart Granger.

Big-Hearted Fix (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Letter Perfect (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Advice on writing letters to a boyfriend in the military.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version

I Loved a Toreador (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney ?
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Allan Barton; Kate Williams; Mr. Doremus
Synopsis
Teacher Kate visits Mexico on vacation and meets old school friend Allan. They fall in love, but Kate learns he’s now a bullfighter. She is opposed to bullfighting and also fears for Allan’s life, especially when he’s gored by a bull. But Allan refuses to give up his career and Kate goes home. When Allan is gored again and left with a stiff leg for life, he and Kate reconcile. They will make a new life together in the USA.
Keywords
bullfighting; Mexico

Indexer Notes

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

Women and Wit (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 single-panel cartoons

The Voice of My Heart (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Thelma; Tim Baker; Garry Henderson
Synopsis
Thelma loves Garry but when he goes away to college, she dates mechanic Tim. Garry quits school and comes home, and Thelma dumps Tim. Garry and Thelma become engaged, but when the town is threatened by a flood, he abandons her to save himself. Tim rescues Thelma and she decides he’s the man for her.
Keywords
flood

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Scandal or Romance
  3. 2. They Fought for Happiness
  4. 3. Big-Hearted Fix
  5. 4. Letter Perfect
  6. 5. I Loved a Toreador
  7. 6. Women and Wit
  8. 7. The Voice of My Heart
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Dan Kurdilla
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mickey Coalwell