(February 1954)

Ribage, 1953 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ribage Publishing Corp.
Editing
Adolphe Barreaux
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ray McClelland
Inks
Ray McClelland
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Tony Martin

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

From Out of Nowhere (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Correa
Inks
Bob Correa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Tony Martin; Ricky Raymond; Tina Cauldwell; Jerry Wilson
Synopsis
Tony Martin gets Tina a job as singer Ricky’s arranger. Ricky is abrasive and secretive, confiding only in his accompanist Jerry. Tina discovers Ricky just lip-syncs, and Jerry does the actual singing. Jerry explains to Tina that he has terrible stage fright and can’t sing in public. Tina goes to Tony Martin for help: on Ricky’s next show, the cameras suddenly focus on Jerry and Tina urges him to sing to her. His stage fright is cured. Jerry now has a new career and will marry Tina.

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

The title of this story is taken from a song by Tony Martin: You Came Along (From Out of Nowhere).

Miss Efficiency (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Myron Fass (signed)
Inks
Myron Fass (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Tabitha "Tabby" Wayne; Bill Hartley; J. Rudley Scoople; Diane Scoople
Synopsis
Bill asks employment agency owner Tabby to supply a cook and a maid for a dinner party he’s throwing for publisher J.R. Scoople, hoping he’ll be offered a job. Tabby doesn’t have any available employees, so she fills both roles herself. At the dinner, she becomes jealous of Scoople’s attractive daughter Diane. Afterwards, Bill admits Diane helped him set up the appointment but she’s engaged to someone else: Bill proposes to Tabby.

Spell of Love (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte (signed)
Inks
John Forte (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Mike Mandle; Lynn Blance; Serpenta
Synopsis
Lynn and her fiancé Mike attend a visiting carnival. Serpenta the Snake Girl hypnotises Mike into falling in love with her. Lynn joins the carnival as a high-diver to be near Mike, but he’s in a trance. Serpenta sends her giant boa constrictor to kill Lynn but Lynn drives it away with an electrical wire and the snake kills Serpenta instead. Mike recovers and will wed Lynn as planned.
Reprints
Keywords
carnival; hypnotism

Cyd Charisse - Dancing Doll (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography

Case for Cupid (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alvin Hollingsworth
Inks
Alvin Hollingsworth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; romance
Characters
Tim Matthews; Candy Cassidy; Saunders; John Newton; Sandra Melton; Julie Williams
Synopsis
Sandra hires lawyer Tim to defend Saunders, accused of killing his partner. Tim’s secretary Candy is jealous when Tim and Sandra become engaged. Candy learns Sandra was secretly engaged to Saunders but had an affair with his partner, which prompted the murder. Saunders is found guilty and Sandra reveals her true feelings for him. Tim feels foolish that he was used, but now knows he loves Candy.

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. From Out of Nowhere
  3. 2. Miss Efficiency
  4. 3. Spell of Love
  5. 4. Cyd Charisse - Dancing Doll
  6. 5. Case for Cupid
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