(August 1954)

Stanley Morse, 1954 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Key Publications
Editing
Stanley Morse ?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

IDEAL ROMANCE. Vol. 1, No. 5, AUGUST, 1954. Published bi-monthly by KEY PUBLICATIONS, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York 10, N. Y. Indexed from a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance

Uncertainty (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Eugene E. Hughes ?
Inks
Eugene E. Hughes ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Clark Cowan; Kay Reynolds
Synopsis
Kay and Clark fall in love, but she fears he’s never gotten over the death of his wife Amy, who was killed in an auto accident. Kay and Clark marry, and he tears up the photo of Amy he carries with him. Kay knows Clark will never forget his first wife, but she now believes he loves her equally.

First Love! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Eugene E. Hughes ?
Inks
Eugene E. Hughes ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Joan; John; Eddie; Ellen
Synopsis
Joan is married to “solid and dependable” John but she wonders what life would have been like if she’d married former boyfriend Eddie: “he knew how to thrill a girl!” Eddie comes back to town and Joan invites him to dinner. However, she soon realises “Eddie had never grown up!” and John is the better man.

The Wandering Wallet of Love (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Man I Love (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
S. Finocchiaro (signed)
Inks
Eugene Hughes (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Lisa Knox; Garth Williams; Sylvia; Mr. Simmons
Synopsis
Ambitious Lisa impresses vacationing model agency owner Garth and he invites her to New York. She tells him “I’ll do anything to be a success!” but he says she doesn’t need to seduce him to get hired. Garth has Sylvia train Lisa and he pronounces her ready for her modeling debut. However, Lisa now knows she doesn’t want success, she just wants Garth’s love.

Too Many Lovers (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Eugene E. Hughes ?
Inks
Eugene E. Hughes ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Mindy Layne; David Shaw; Tod Lindsey
Synopsis
Mindy and David form a dance team and also fall in love. They wed and their career seems to be on the upswing, but only Mindy is offered a job in a big club. David tells her to take the chance and she is paired with Tod. She’s not successful and to avoid getting fired she flirts with Tod. David takes Tod’s place in a masked dance and proves to Mindy that he’s the only partner for her, on the dance floor and in life.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Uncertainty
  3. 2. First Love!
  4. 3. The Wandering Wallet of Love
  5. 4. The Man I Love
  6. 5. Too Many Lovers
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  • Nick Caputo
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