(July-August 1951)

Avon, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Realistic Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Realistic Comic
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painted)
Inks
? (painted)
Colors
? (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover was originally used for Avon paperback 222, "The Neon Wilderness" (1950).

Pick-Up Girl! (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Synopsis
A brief summary to the feature "Pick-Up Girl!"

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Pick-Up Girl! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Zansky
Inks
Louis Zansky
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Mary Richards; Debbie Williams; Vickie Adams; Jim; Walter; Wayne; Dick; Brian Matthews; George "Lucky" Lucietti; Fred Sales
Synopsis
Small-town girl Mary moves in to a New York apartment with Debbie and Vickie, and gets caught up in their wild, partying lifestyle. Mary is attracted to Brian, whom she meets accidentally, but instead dates flashy Fred, only to learn he’s married and merely wants her as his mistress. Debbie dates drug dealer Lucky, who abuses and eventually murders her; Vickie takes an overdose of sleeping pills. Mary learns Brian is an assistant district attorney: they get married and have a child.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. index card.

The Girl Who Went Bad! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Cynthia Hill; Everett Fisk; Mary; John Quick; Emma Conway; Mr. Hill; Mrs. Hill
Synopsis
Cynthia utilises her beauty to steal John from his girlfriend Mary, but then dumps him for Everett, who runs with a fast crowd. Cynthia is fired from her job in the town library due to her association with Everett, and discovers he is a criminal. She turns him in to the police, and reconciles with John.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. index card.

I Made Men Love Me! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte (signed)
Inks
John Forte (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Antoinette "Tony"; Jamesie O'Connor; Slugger
Synopsis
Tony grows up on the streets to avoid her drunken, abusive father. She uses her beauty to control men: she convinces a group of her admirers to organise into a criminal gang. The men fight among themselves over her, and Tony has to flee. She’s arrested and her childhood friend Jamesie is appointed her lawyer. He convinces the judge to send her to reform school instead of prison. Jamesie will be waiting for her when she’s released.

The Night on My Conscience! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Del Bourgo [as MDB] (signed)
Inks
Maurice Del Bourgo [as MDB] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Connie Stefanic; Greg Latimore; Louie; Mike Stefanic; Mrs. Stefanic; Rita; Tom Jefferson; Jay Martin
Synopsis
Connie grows up in a working class neighbourhood and stays away from men, until she meets and falls in love with Navy sailor Jay. Jay ships out for Korea and Connie’s father throws her out of the house. When Jay doesn’t return to meet her, Connie dates Greg but resists his advances and they’re both arrested for disturbing the peace. Jay arrives, wounded, and is reunited with Connie.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Pick-Up Girl!
  3. 2. Pick-Up Girl!
  4. 3. The Girl Who Went Bad!
  5. 4. I Made Men Love Me!
  6. 5. The Night on My Conscience!
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