(September 1952)

Lev Gleason, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Lev Gleason Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Lev Gleason Publications
Editing:
?
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Kida
Inks:
Fred Kida
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance

["Warning! Thieves Will Be Prosecuted!"] (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Warning to readers not to buy coverless copies of comic books, as these have been stolen by "certain unscrupulous individuals" for illegal resale.

Kiss All You Want (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Fujitani
Inks:
Bob Fujitani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Stella; Pete; Mary
Synopsis:
Stella broke up with Pete because "every date ended in a wrestling match." He asks for another chance but again tries to kiss her. Pete claims he can't resist because he loves her so much. Stella loves Pete as well, so she agrees to meet him one more time: and takes him to the justice of the peace to get married. "Now... you can kiss me all you want!"

Between Two Loves (Table of Contents: 3)

A True Love Story / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Wendy; Bert Rawlings; Lon; Mrs. Rawlings
Synopsis:
Wendy is unsure if she wants to marry "forceful" Lon or "sensitive" Bert. She agrees to give them her decision when they return from military service in Korea. When Wendy hears both men have been wounded and are coming home, she realises it is Lon she wants to marry. Bert arrives first and she can't bring herself to tell him of her decision. Bert winds up in the hospital with pneumonia and no will to live. Before he dies, he tells Wendy that Lon saved his life. Lon comes back and will marry Wendy.
Keywords:
Korean War; wounded veteran

["Dear Agnes Holmes: I am twenty-three years old"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Do You Need Advice? / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Agnes Holmes]
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Misled (Table of Contents: 5)

A True Love Story / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Morisi
Inks:
Pete Morisi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Bess; Tony Chandler; Mildred Clark; Helen Edgelow
Synopsis:
Bess dates Tony but he turns his attentions to Mildred. However, he goes back to Bess but is only interested in a summer fling. Mildred rescues Bess from drowning and they mutually agree to forget about him. When Tony marries Helen, Mildred and Bess decide to celebrate, with their new boyfriends.

The Night I'll Never Forget (Table of Contents: 6)

A True Love Story / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Lin Streeter ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Walter; Amy; Carl Crane
Synopsis:
Walter is upset when his wife Amy's ex-boyfriend Carl sends her an expensive gift. He thinks Amy married him on the rebound; she insists Carl would have married her but she turned him down. Amy and Walter argue and she leaves him. Amy visits Carl and he offers to marry her if she divorces her husband, but she decides to go home. Amy and Walter reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Bottom 1/3 of last page is various advertisements.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Warning! Thieves Will Be Prosecuted!"]
  3. 2. Kiss All You Want
  4. 3. Between Two Loves
    A True Love Story
  5. 4. ["Dear Agnes Holmes: I am twenty-three years old"]
    Do You Need Advice?
  6. 5. Misled
    A True Love Story
  7. 6. The Night I'll Never Forget
    A True Love Story
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson