(February 1950)

Lev Gleason, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1949-11-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code; Not Intended for Children
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing
Charles Biro (editor); Bob Wood (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scan from http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/ with art identifications from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
On sale date as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, July-December 1949, page 168, registration number B218659.


Orchids from My Beloved (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Fujitani (painting)
Inks
Bob Fujitani (painting)
Colors
Bob Fujitani (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Orchids from My Beloved (Table of Contents: 1)

A True Love Story / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Art Saaf ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Genre
romance
Characters
Sue Stevens; Diana; Bart Martin; Miss Davis; Mrs. Stevens; Mr. Martin; Mrs. Martin
Synopsis
Sue dates new high school student Bart after her friend Diana dumps him because Bart is dull. Sue doesn’t mind Bart’s interest in horticulture, or even his friendly dog Rusty. On the night of the prom, Bart’s dog is killed but he decides to accompany Sue anyway. However, he gives Sue an orchid corsage rather than the roses that all the other girls received from their dates. Bart explains: he cut all the roses in his greenhouse and put them on Rusty’s grave. Sue understands and kisses Bart.

Indexer Notes

Captions are typeset, dialogue balloons are hand-lettered.

The Whole World Loves Lovers' Lane (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

If You Love a Doctor (Table of Contents: 3)

A True Love Story / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich ?
Inks
Al Bryant ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Genre
romance
Characters
Kay; Dr. Glenn Ross; Mrs. Wylie; Nell Lindsay
Synopsis
Kay goes to work for Dr. Glenn as his nurse. They fall in love. When old friend Nell falls ill, Glenn is reluctant to operate because Nell can’t afford to pay, but Kay convinces him to do so. However, Nell falls in love with Glenn and—although Glenn denies he feels anything for her, except as a patient--Kay quits her job with him. Nell has a relapse and dies. Kay and Glenn reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Captions are typeset, dialogue balloons are hand-lettered.

Will You Be a Bride ...Or an Old Maid? (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Honeymoon Spotlight / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson (signed)
Inks
Ruth Atkinson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The wedding was over and we were on our way to the cabin
Genre
romance
Characters
Claire; Roy; Bob; doctor
Synopsis
Claire and Roy go to a cabin for their honeymoon. Claire confesses to Roy that she married him on the rebound from Bob, who jilted her. When Claire falls ill, Roy nurses her back to health and by the end of 10 days, she loves him.

Indexer Notes

Captions are typeset, dialogue balloons are hand-lettered.

Love Customs (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Claude H. Moore [as C. H. Moore] (signed)
Pencils
Claude H. Moore [as C. H. Moore] (signed)
Inks
Claude H. Moore [as C. H. Moore] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; romance

The Kind of Man I'd Like to Marry (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bare
Inks
Al Bare
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Contest.

Even Though You're Young, You've Known... Tears (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Are You Really in Love? (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Kida
Inks
Fred Kida
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Love test.

I'll Wait for You (Table of Contents: 10)

A True Love Story / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bare
Inks
Al Bare
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Genre
romance
Characters
Kathy; Ben; Uncle Jack; Aunt Belle; Tim; Chuck; Joey Hall; Jeanie Howell; Don
Synopsis
After her father dies, Kathy moves in with Uncle Jack and his family, including handsome son Ben. Kathy is popular at school and dates a lot, which makes Ben jealous. When she goes out with his younger brother Tim on a friendly basis, Ben gets angrier. Kathy begins dating college student Chuck and considers marrying him. However, she learns Ben is interested in her romantically, and she admits she reciprocates his affection.

Indexer Notes

Captions are typeset, dialogue balloons are hand-lettered.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

The Most Romantic Moment in My Life / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Juarez (Table of Contents: 12)

Stamp Page / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Sidney M. Elias
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

One column text, another column ads for stamp sellers.

Heartbreak on My Honeymoon (Table of Contents: 13)

A True Love Story / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Genre
romance
Characters
Jeff Prescott; Beth; Beth's mother; Uncle Jack; George
Synopsis
Beth marries Jeff but she is still emotionally dependent on her mother. When Beth insists that she and Jeff can live with her mother, he protests and she leaves him. Beth's mother says she's moving away on business and Jeff and Beth can have the apartment to themselves, but Beth can't bring herself to apologise to Jeff. She finally visits him at his hotel and they reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Captions are typeset, dialogue balloons are hand-lettered.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Orchids from My Beloved
  2. 1. Orchids from My Beloved
    A True Love Story
  3. 2. The Whole World Loves Lovers' Lane
  4. 3. If You Love a Doctor
    A True Love Story
  5. 4. Will You Be a Bride ...Or an Old Maid?
  6. 5. ["The wedding was over and we were on our way to the cabin"]
    Honeymoon Spotlight
  7. 6. Love Customs
  8. 7. The Kind of Man I'd Like to Marry
  9. 8. Even Though You're Young, You've Known... Tears
  10. 9. Are You Really in Love?
  11. 10. I'll Wait for You
    A True Love Story
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Most Romantic Moment in My Life
  13. 12. Juarez
    Stamp Page
  14. 13. Heartbreak on My Honeymoon
    A True Love Story
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