(January 1952)

Pix-Parade, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Pix Parade, Inc.
Editing
George Ungar
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Harrison
Inks
Bob Bache
Colors
?
Letters
?

Mel Torme DRx of Love (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Harrison (signed)
Inks
Bob Bache (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Mel Torme; Gloria Watson; Pat; John O'Malley; Ray
Synopsis
Mel Torme tells dancer Pat, upset by her boyfriend, the story of Gloria and John: Gloria and John fell in love, but Gloria became suspicious of John’s actions, discovering he has a gun among other things. She believed he's a “dope peddler!" and broke up with him. However, Gloria decided to give John a chance to clear himself, then learned he was an undercover FBI agent. They reconciled. Pat’s boyfriend also comes back.

Indexer Notes

Mel Torme was a popular singer of the period, nicknamed "the Velvet Fog."

War Can't Stop Love (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance; war
Characters
Eve Conway; Michael Martin
Synopsis
When the Korean War breaks out, Michael enlists, over the objections of his girlfriend Eve. She becomes a war correspondent to “see how a flag can separate lovers!” Eve changes her opinions and wins awards for her work, “trying to make the whole world understand…” Meanwhile, Michael repeatedly risks his life in battle, believing Eve doesn’t love him, but they are reunited and he leads a major offensive, “fighting for peace…AND for the woman who loves me!”
Keywords
Korean War

Mel Torme-The Velvet Fog (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography

I Was a Teen-Age Toughie (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (as MS)
Inks
? (as MS)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Duke Martin; Cindy Larsen; Tom Davis; Alice; Cora Fenton; Mrs. Larsen; Phil Ruvo; Marty Conklin; Captain Alec Kent
Synopsis
Cindy’s widowed mother is transferred to work in the lower-class “Creek” neighbourhood and Cindy has to change schools as a result. Cindy dates Duke, the leader of a local school gang, but is shocked when she learns she’s expected to slip Duke weapons before a rumble. The brawl is “the most revolting picture” Cindy has ever seen, and her disabled friend Alice is accidentally shot by Duke. Cindy breaks away from the gang and goes back to her decent boyfriend Tom.

Indexer Notes

The artist is not Marvin Stein nor Marie Severin.

When Duke’s zip gun is mentioned, there is a caption containing an *"Editor’s Note: An unlawful weapon—-a home made gun. The two foregoing scenes depict an evil authorities at last have wiped out—-teen age gang molls.”

Captain of My Heart! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Doug Wildey (signed)
Inks
Doug Wildey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Betty-Jo; Hack Barton; Coach Hickman; Dean Kellar; Peggy
Synopsis
Freshman Betty-Jo dates college football star Hack, but fears he is involved in a betting ring. She tells the dean and Hack doesn’t start in the big game. However, he returns in the second half and his team wins. Betty-Jo learns that Hack was working undercover to expose the gamblers, and that’s why he acted suspiciously. Hack and Betty-Jo are reunited.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Mel Torme DRx of Love
  3. 2. War Can't Stop Love
  4. 3. Mel Torme-The Velvet Fog
  5. 4. I Was a Teen-Age Toughie
  6. 5. Captain of My Heart!
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