(November-December 1949)

Star Publications, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Star Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Star Publication
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Because I Hated Steve! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover refers to first story inside the comic. Some of the cover text is taken from the interior story.

Because I Hated Steve! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman (signed)
Inks:
Manny Stallman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ronnie Maxwell; Steve Smith; Dick Norton; Nancy Emerson; Joe Craig; Arlene; Rocky Allen
Synopsis:
Ronnie and Steve were high school sweethearts, but when he became a professional boxer he dumped her for Nancy. 2 years later, Ronnie is a reporter assigned to interview Steve after he loses a bout. Steve is cool to her and claims he’s quitting the ring. Ronnie writes a critical article, inspiring Steve to win the championship again. Ronnie and Steve reconcile.

Love Must Play a Part (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
A. C. Hollingsworth (credited)
Inks:
A. C. Hollingsworth (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Flame O'Hara; Mrs. O'Hara; Danny Parker; Mervyn Ford
Synopsis:
Flame graduates from drama school and she insists she’ll be a dramatic actor, rejecting her friend Danny’s offer to form a dance act. Flame gets a job in a play but director Mervyn demands she marry him or lose her job. She agrees, even though she and Danny love each other. When Flame sees Danny in the audience, she breaks down and is fired by Mervyn. Flame and Danny reunite and will act together from now on.

Watch Where You Love (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

I'd Fit the Dream (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6.25 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nina Albright (signed)
Inks:
Nina Albright (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
James P. Quinlan; Burt Richardson; Irene Adams; Miss Struther
Synopsis:
Airline hostess Irene meets James on a flight to Paris, but is constantly interrupted by infantile demands for attention from another passenger, Burt. Burt drives the wealthy and handsome James away, and after that repeatedly appears on Irene’s flights. Irene finally goes to the president of her airline to complain, only to discover Burt owns the company. She suddenly realises she loves him.

Indexer Notes

Signed on the splash panel, under the flight attendant's tray.
The last page of the story also has a house ad and several small merchandise ads.

["Read this star-studded lineup"] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

My Heart Will Tell Me (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Max Elkan
Inks:
Max Elkan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Sonia Taylor; Syd Eaton; Mr. Taylor; Nettie Carnahan; Horace Breed; Aunt Edna
Synopsis:
Model Sonia likes reporter Syd, but she wants glamour and he lives a simpler life. Sonia dates wealthy Horace and they become engaged. However, Horace’s Aunt Edna and Syd make her realise that Horace is a womanising playboy who’s been engaged “hundreds of times.” Sonia decides Syd is the man for her, after all.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Because I Hated Steve!
  2. 1. Because I Hated Steve!
  3. 2. Love Must Play a Part
  4. 3. Watch Where You Love
  5. 4. I'd Fit the Dream
  6. 5. ["Read this star-studded lineup"]
  7. 6. My Heart Will Tell Me
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