(March 1952)

Avon, 1949 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 on-going series

Issue Notes

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)

Indexer Notes

Cover painting previously used on the paperback novel "Iron Man" by W.R. Burnett (Avon #212, 1949)

[Contents] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Love Is Like Hate! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita [as Astarita] (signed)
Inks:
Rafael Astarita [as Astarita] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Joe Cassidy; Tiny Bowman; Nick Ricci; Tommy Vanderlink; Barbara Lydon
Synopsis:
Boxer Joe loses his girlfriend Tiny to gambler Nick. Joe and high society woman Barbara fall in love, but Tiny returns with a baby that she lies and says is Nick’s. Barbara leaves and won’t speak to Joe. He wins the championship. Barbara agrees to meet Joe, but says she can’t forgive him. However, when Joe is falsely arrested for Tiny’s murder, Barbara gives him an alibi. They reconcile.
Keywords:
boxing

Trapped into Marriage (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Mary; Joe; Cynthia
Synopsis:
Joe marries Cynthia, even though her sister Mary has seduced him into loving her instead. A year later, an unhappy Joe confronts Cynthia and she agrees to give him up. But first, she shows him what Mary has become: a prostitute cadging drinks in a dive bar. Joe reconciles with Cynthia.

Love Cheat! (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Reprints:

I'll Make Him Mine! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ann Holiday; Dan Kirk; Ralph Brook; Ruth; Aunt Belle
Synopsis:
Ann resents the fact that her longtime boyfriend Dan introduces her to newcomer Ralph as his fiancee, since they are not officially engaged. Ralph doesn’t seem interested in Ann until her Aunt Belle gives her a makeover. Soon, Ralph proposes marriage to Ann. But Ralph is arrested for embezzlement. Ann tries to make up with Dan but he lets her stew for a while before coming back to her.

Loveless Marriage (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jean; Nick Richards; Howard Nash
Synopsis:
Jean is engaged to Nick but he dumps her for another woman. She then dates her boss Howard, and agrees to marry him even though she admits she doesn’t love him. Howard is a kind and attentive husband. When Nick returns and says he wants to resume their relationship, Jean rejects him and chooses Howard. “At that moment, my respect for my husband become love.”
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Contents]
  3. 2. Love Is Like Hate!
  4. 3. Trapped into Marriage
  5. 4. Love Cheat!
  6. 5. I'll Make Him Mine!
  7. 6. Loveless Marriage
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • David Wilt
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson