(Fall 1952)

Ziff-Davis, 1951 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Approved Comics, Inc.
Brand
Ziff-Davis Comic Group
Editing
Harry H. Stein

Issue Notes

Indicia: PERFECT LOVE, Vol. 2, No. 8, FALL 1952, published quarterly by Approved Comics, Inc., 185 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago 1, Ill. Executive and Editorial Office, 366 Madison Ave., New York 17, N.Y. Harry H. Stein, Editor. Entered as second class matter at Post Office, Chicago, Ill. Single copies 10¢. Subscription rates: In the U.S., Canada, Mexico, South and Central America and U.S. Possessions $1.20 for 12 issues; in all other countries $2.20 for 12 issues. All communications about subscriptions should be addressed to the Circulation Department, 64 East Lake Street, Chicago 1, Ill. The Publisher is not responsible for unsolicited manuscripts or art work. Manuscripts or art work accompanied by self-addressed, stamped envelopes will be returned. No similarity between any of the names, characters, persons and/or institutions appearing in this magazine and those of any living or dead person or institution is intended and any such similarity which may exist is purely coincidental. PRINTED IN U.S.A.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
romance

Love Was My Co-Pilot (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Della McMorrow; Derek Anderson; Anne Landis
Synopsis
Bush pilot Della flies archaeologist Derek to the Arctic Circle, where he makes an exciting discovery. Della falls in love with Derek but learns he’s engaged to Anne. Anne steals Derek’s notes and leaves in her plane, but crashes. Della and Derek rescue Anne, who confesses her perfidy. Derek says Della is now the woman he loves.
Keywords
Canada

The Steadfast Heart (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Beck
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ellen Lawton; Max; John Wadley; Dan; Jack Carr
Synopsis
Actress Ellen convinces director Dan to hire John for his play. John’s not very talented but Ellen falls in love with him. John uses Ellen then discards her, harming her career as he does. Ellen is ashamed to reconcile with Dan, so she leaves town and becomes a waitress under an assumed name. Her agent Max finds her and reunites her with Dan.

Indexer Notes

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

Lesson in Love (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Roberta Pickens; Arnold Hawks; Miss Winters; Mrs. Wentworth; Tom Bannerley
Synopsis
Roberta gets a teaching job in a small town but chafes under the strict rules of behaviour required. She is attracted to principal Arnold, but he’s afraid of losing his job so she dates Tom to make him jealous. When Roberta is spotted with a man, Arnold, to save her job, says she was with him. Arnold is fired instead, but he’s not downhearted: now he can openly admit he loves Roberta.

Indexer Notes

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

This Time For Keeps (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Heartbreak Waltz (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Drake
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Lon; Holly Adams; Derek Miles
Synopsis
Holly and her fiancé Lon win an amateur dance contest. Derek urges Holly to turn pro, but Lon opposes the plan. Holly falls in love with Derek and dumps Lon, then learns Derek is already married. She winds up working as a waitress in a diner. Lon finds her and they reconcile.

Indexer Notes

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

Jungle Masquerade (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Alice Larsen; Don Brandyn; Kit Tracy; Professor Hernandez; Ceena
Synopsis
College students Alice and Don travel to South America on an exchange plan. Alice falls in love with plantation owner Kit and agrees to marry him. Alice learns Kit is married “according to the native customs” to Ceena and they have a son, but he says “legally, I’m not married!” Alice breaks her engagement and returns to the USA with faithful Don.

Indexer Notes

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

Make-Believe Romance (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Beck
Inks
Dick Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Bill Thompson; Peg; Honey Dawson; Clint; Larry; Alex Anson
Synopsis
Summer theatre actress Peg falls in love with her co-star Bill, but he only has eyes for Honey. She rejects the romantic advances of the other actors. When Honey accepts an acting job from producer Anson, she dumps Bill and Peg catches him on the rebound.

Indexer Notes

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Love Was My Co-Pilot
  3. 2. The Steadfast Heart
  4. 3. Lesson in Love
  5. 4. This Time For Keeps
  6. 5. Heartbreak Waltz
  7. 6. Jungle Masquerade
  8. 7. Make-Believe Romance
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