(February-March 1950)

Avon, 1949 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Avon Periodicals, Inc.
Brand
An Avon Publication
Editing
Sol Cohen
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia reads Campus Romances.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This cover reprints the cover to Avon paperback #201.

My Latin Love (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Ravielli (signed)
Inks
Louis Ravielli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Debra Foster; Mr. Bill Foster; Dean Murphy; Jacques La Motte; Bob Hendrix; Lila; Peggy Beacon; Pierre; Tom
Synopsis
Debra goes to France with her college cycling club, leaving behind her boyfriend Bob. She falls in love with penniless artist Jacques. Debra's cousin Lila arrives and poses as an heiress; Jacques dumps Debra for her. Debra's father and Lila were behind the scheme to expose Jacques as a fortune-hunter. Debra comes home to boyfriend Bob.
Keywords
France

I Missed Love's Signals (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manny Stallman (signed)
Inks
Manny Stallman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Nan Fraley; Bill Darrow; Lester Wing; Professor Baker; Marion Raymond; Tschaikov
Synopsis
Nan and her high school sweetheart Bill attend the same college; Bill is a star football player & engineering student. Nan attends a discussion group where student Lester says athletes are "intellectually subnormal." She begins to doubt her love for Bill; she breaks up with him and dates Lester. The following term, Bill agrees to attend one of the discussion group's meetings. Lester boasts that "love is a form of stupidity," claiming he made both Nan and Marion think he loved them. Bill calls Lester a liar, saying Nan had agreed to marry him. Afterwards, Nan tells Bill she loves him.

Can Money Buy Love? (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

You're All I Ever Wanted (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Waldman (signed)
Inks
Ed Waldman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Jane; Jane's mother; Harry Winters; Bill Walker; Mr. Dugan
Synopsis
Music student Harry helps Jane rehearse for the college musical and they fall in love. "School Romeo" Bill steals Jane away from Harry, but she learns Bill's unfaithful: "I like variety." After graduation, Jane and her mother move to New York. A year and half later, the now successful Harry comes to town and visits Jane. He seems cool to Jane but she discovers he didn't think she'd want to give up her career to marry him. Jane says "I'm not too keen on a career for myself" and will marry Harry instead.

Reputation Thrown Away! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Larsen
Inks
Howard Larsen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Lorry Adams; Tad Dalman; Mardee Lane; Judge Harris; Dean Camber; Maria
Synopsis
Lorry and some college friends visit the Blue Flame club, even though they're underage. Lorry's boyfriend Tad accidentally hits singer Mardee with his car, killing her. Their friends all leave, but Lorry stays with Tad. Lorry and Tad are expelled from school as a result, and their reputations in town are tarnished. The judge declares Mardee's death an accident, and the other students show up to admit their presence as well. Lorry and Tad are reinstated in school and will marry after they graduate.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. My Latin Love
  3. 2. I Missed Love's Signals
  4. 3. Can Money Buy Love?
  5. 4. You're All I Ever Wanted
  6. 5. Reputation Thrown Away!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • David Wilt
  • Gary L. Watson
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