(July 1952)

Star Publications, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1952
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Star Publications Inc.
Brand
A Star Comic
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Title on cover is "Popular Teen-Agers Secrets of Love" but the indicia title is simply "Popular Teen-Agers."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
L. B. Cole (signed)
Inks
L. B. Cole (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Exciting tales of emotion in the pulse quickening pages of this great issue!!
Genre
romance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. courses / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Portrait of Love (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jay Disbrow ?
Pencils
Jay Disbrow (signed as JD)
Inks
Jay Disbrow (signed as JD)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Scott Winton; Gale Saunders; Mr. Perkins; Howard Saunders; Stanly Black
Synopsis
Struggling artist Scott is inspired by singer Gale Saunders and paints a portrait of her. She sees it, they meet, and fall in love.

Indexer Notes

Initials "JD" in the last panel.

My Summer Romance (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Karen Lee; Ned Palmer; Ann
Synopsis
Karen and Ned have a torrid summer romance but they both realize they don't love each other.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Miss Lee-Fashions / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

He Didn't Want Me (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Lynn Melrose; Henry; John McKenzie; Mary Summers; Mr. Melrose; Mrs. Melrose; Doc Barnes
Synopsis
Lynn's fiancée John vanishes, and she falls in love with Henry on the rebound. John returns, having suffered an accident that kept him away. John and Henry both propose to Lynn, but she can't decide. Meanwhile, Henry's secretary Mary tries to commit suicide because she loves Henry. Lynn chooses John; Henry discovers he loves Mary.
Reprints
  • from ?

My Hungry Heart (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Mr. Cass; Betsy; Greg; Forbes
Synopsis
Betsy gets a job as a waitress and thinks she will have a life away from her parents.
Reprints

Love's False Dream (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Roger Marsh; Marcy Ames [Marcy Adams]; Ginger; Phil; Helen White; Miss Engles; Mr. Dundee; Mr. Ames
Synopsis
Carhop Marcy falls for slick cad Roger, not realizing honest Phil is the man for her. She eventually learns the truth.
Reprints
Keywords
rain

Indexer Notes

The story calls her Marcy Ames, but Roger calls her Marcy Adams and no one corrects him.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Whittlewaist / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

How to Get Along with Boys Book; How to Get Along with Girls Book / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

How to Write Love Letters / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Scope Double-Action [Medicated] Skin Treatment / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

U.S. Diamond House Rings and Watches / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Exciting tales of emotion in the pulse quickening pages of this great issue!!"]
  2. 1. ["You are in demand if you can draw!"]
    Art Instruction, Inc. courses
  3. 2. Portrait of Love
  4. 3. My Summer Romance
  5. 4. ["Sensational book bargains!!"]
  6. 5. ["Style #102S - Satinette"]
    Miss Lee-Fashions
  7. 6. He Didn't Want Me
  8. 7. My Hungry Heart
  9. 8. Love's False Dream
  10. 9. ["Look slimmer!.. look younger!.."]
    Whittlewaist
  11. 10. ["Every romance has pitfalls."]
    How to Get Along with Boys Book; How to Get Along with Girls Book
  12. 11. ["Write thrilling love letters"]
    How to Write Love Letters
  13. 12. ["Medical research discovers treatment for pimples"]
    Scope Double-Action [Medicated] Skin Treatment
  14. 13. ["Crazy bargain page!"]
    U.S. Diamond House Rings and Watches
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Peter Croome
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt