(September-October 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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painted)
Inks
? (painted)
Colors
? (painted)

Indexer Notes

Cover painting from the paperback "The Chastity of Gloria Boyd" by Donald Henderson Clarke, Avon #456.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Too Young To Love! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walter Johnson ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Maureen; Duncan Bradley; Johnny; Olga; Charlotte; Allan Richards
Synopsis
High school student Maureen has an affair with Duncan, the “school engineer,” aged “about forty-five.” She breaks off their relationship when she discovers Duncan is married, and becomes engaged to Allan. Duncan refuses to give her up, and she shoots him to death. She gets a suspended sentence and will marry Allan after all.
Reprints

Doomed to Silence (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Dora Johnson; Nance Johnson; Ken Blaine
Synopsis
Dora and her mother Nance have a dance act; Nance forces Dora, who is 19, to dress and act younger than her age. Dora is attracted to Ken, her mother’s younger boyfriend, but agrees to keep pretending to be a young girl. Ken discovers the truth and admits he loves Dora. Nance steps aside to allow her daughter to be happy.
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Two Wayward Girls! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Carole Fleming; Rita Madden; Worth Brent; Tom Dulane; Steve Gill; Charlie Wing; Mr. Fleming
Synopsis
17-year-old Carole wants to be a model, but the modeling agency actually provides escorts for visiting businessmen. Naive at first, Carole is educated by her roommate Rita. Carole and Rita date Steve and Worth; although Worth is nice, Steve gets drunk and hits Carole. They are all taken to jail. Carole’s father takes her home. Worth shows up and says he loves Carole. They will wed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Born For Trouble! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Nodel
Inks
Norman Nodel
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Carol Ashley; Eric Thompson; Johnny; Alec; Aunt Bella; Joey; Fran; Joe Wilson; Rufe Tenton; Ralph Benton
Synopsis
Carol grows up with a “deep hunger for men’s kisses,” but when she falls in love with co-worker Eric, she is disappointed that he doesn’t kiss her or proclaim his love for her. She has an affair with the “intense” Ralph. However, Ralph uses her as bait to rob two visiting businessmen. Carol rejects him and confesses everything to Eric and the authorities. Eric says he still loves Carol.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Too Young To Love!
  4. 3. Doomed to Silence
  5. 4. Two Wayward Girls!
  6. 5. Born For Trouble!
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