(June 1952)

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
Sol Cohen
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance

No Shame in Happiness (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Goldfarb
Inks
Ed Goldfarb ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
romance
Characters
Alice; May Norton; Jimmy Budreau
Synopsis
Alice and her roommate May volunteer to entertain servicemen at a nearby camp. Alice falls in love with Marine private Jimmy, but catches him kissing May and they break up. May says Jimmy is heir to a fortune and that's why she stole him away. However, Jimmy explains that May tricked him into kissing her and he really loves Alice. Before Jimmy ships out for Korea, he and Alice are wed.
Keywords
Korean War; U.S. Marine

Indexer Notes

Jimmy introduces himself on page 2 as "Johnny Budreau" but in all other instances (before and after) he is referred to as "Jimmy."

Girl on Parole (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Alice Frost; Walt Jerome; Charles Dustin; Mrs. Vail; Mark Miller
Synopsis
Alice is released from the reformatory on parole and gets a job as a secretary for Charles and his assistant Walt. She and Walt fall in love. Charles threatens to give her parole officer a bad report unless she dumps Walt and goes out with him. The jealous Charles fires Walt and Alice confesses her parolee status. Her parole officer is understanding, especially when Walt appears and says he intends to marry Alice.
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Indexer Notes

Curiously, the crime for which Alice went to prison is never explained.

Love in Central Park (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Thrill Hungry (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth ?
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Diana Harmon; Col. Harmon; Captain Andy McCullough; George; Helen
Synopsis
Diana dates Army captain Andy but becomes angry when he deserts her to chat up Helen. Diana turns her attentions to George, who warns her against Andy. Diana's father, a retired military officer, says no one with Andy's name is assigned to the base. Andy explains that George and Helen are spies and he's undercover. Diana doesn't believe him at first, but Andy rescues her from the two enemy agents and they reconcile.
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Borrowed Love (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Zansky
Inks
Louis Zansky
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
romance
Characters
Carol Henries; Bruce Daniels; Mrs. Parsons; Mr. MacReady; Jim; Dotty
Synopsis
Heiress Carol has only a few months to live due to an illness. She falls in love with gardener Bruce and they wed, but she begins to feel Bruce is really only interested in getting her money after she dies. Two grifters who raised Bruce, Jim and Dotty, arrive to share the loot. However, Bruce discovers housekeeper Mrs. Parsons has been slowly poisoning Carol: he turns her over to the police and ejects his free-loading relatives, so he and Carol can be together, in love.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. No Shame in Happiness
  3. 2. Girl on Parole
  4. 3. Love in Central Park
  5. 4. Thrill Hungry
  6. 5. Borrowed Love
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dan Kurdilla
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson