Dream Book of Love #1 [A-1 #106]
(June-July 1954)

Magazine Enterprises, 1954 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1954
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Enterprises
Brand
Magazine Enterprises ME
Editing
Vin Sullivan (publisher); Raymond C. Krank (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Donna Reed and Montgomery Clift starring in "From Here To Eternity".

So Many Dreams Is Love! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Bolle (signed) ([as FB])
Inks
Frank Bolle (signed) ([as FB])
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Helen; Louise; Betty; Sylvia; Roy Adams; Henri; Hal; Ralph; Jeff
Synopsis
Helen, Louise, Betty and Sylvia call themselves "the Four Musketeers." Helen’s three girlfriends disapprove of her romance with poor waiter Roy, and convince her to date Hal instead. Roy finds out and is disappointed, but Helen apologizes to him and they reconcile. Sylvia falls for artist Henri, leaving Louise and Betty is search of rich, handsome husbands. Louise dates handsome actor Jeff and Betty chooses wealthy Ralph. All four friends have happy marriages despite each looking for something different in a man.
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Indexer Notes

The odd grammar of the story title ("Dreams" plural and "Is" singular) is not explained.

Your Dreams and What They Mean (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
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Love Is the Master! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Bolle (signed) ([as FWB])
Inks
Frank Bolle (signed) ([as FWB])
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Meg; Jim Davis; Bette; Mrs. Cordy; Bob Cordy
Synopsis
Poor farmgirl Meg moves to the city and becomes a model. She wants a rich husband to help her forget her poverty-stricken youth, and middle-aged Jim fits the bill. Stranded on a farm after her flight is forced down in a field, Meg and handsome young farmer Bob fall in love. Meg is conflicted but in the end she decides marrying a young man for love is better than marrying an older man for financial security.
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A Fight for Love (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance; sports
Characters
Jean; Bill Warner; Killer Mike Warner; Moose; Mrs. Warner
Synopsis
Jean dates policeman Bill but falls for his boxer brother Mike. Jean fears if she marries Bill she’ll be stuck in poverty, so she breaks up with him and dates Mike. However, when Mike throws a fight, causing everyone from his old neighborhood to lose money that they bet on him, Jean sees his true nature. Mike tries to force himself on Jean and Bill beats him up. Bill and Jean reconcile.
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Keywords
boxer

My Future Husband's Past! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks
Frank Bolle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Ed Taylor; Shirley; Iris
Synopsis
Ed and Shirley fall in love while on vacation. They become engaged, but Shirley is curious about his former girlfriend Iris. Eventually, her jealousy causes her to break up with Ed. Shirley then learns Ed and Iris were childhood sweethearts but haven’t seen each other for a long time. Ed and Shirley get back together.
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Indexer Notes

Story without balloons, just pictures with typeset captions below.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. So Many Dreams Is Love!
  3. 2. Your Dreams and What They Mean
  4. 3. Love Is the Master!
  5. 4. A Fight for Love
  6. 5. My Future Husband's Past!
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