(February 1950)

Hillman, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1949-12-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Authorized A. C. M. P. Conforms to the Comics Code
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Brand
A Hillman Publication
Editing
Ed Cronin
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, January-June 1950, page 116, registration number B225189.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Prentice
Inks
John Prentice
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh come, boys -- you're awfully nice -- but there are other girls at this party, too!
Genre
romance
Keywords
smoking

Then You Were with Me (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Ulmer (signed)
Inks
Al Ulmer
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
drama; romance
Characters
Sue; Larry Peters; Anne; John
Synopsis
Sue and Larry are in love, but Sue's mother Anne asks her not to get married yet, because it will make her (Sue's mother) feel old. However, the young couple can finally wait no longer and elope. Anne is upset but Sue's father John says she shouldn't be selfish--and besides, she has him and they are still in love. Anne realises he is right, and reconciles with Sue.

When I Went to New York (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Molly Kelly; Aunt Bridget; Milo Humphrey; David Humphrey; Lorna Baldwin; Mr. Steinman
Synopsis
Molly visits her Aunt Bridget, who works as a housemaid in a fancy New York City hotel. Molly meets movie star Milo, who is a big ham, but she is impressed by his younger brother David. Milo pressures David into becoming an actor but Molly doesn't want him to get involved in that fake world. After a dramatic confrontation with Milo, his wife, Aunt Bridget, and Molly, David decides marrying Molly is what he wants.

They'll Never Destroy Our Love (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Dr. Lee Byrd; Laura Haines; Mr. Lemming; William; Mr. Byrd; Mrs. Byrd; Polly Byrd; Ben Craig; Jupe Leslie;
Jess Leslie; Mrs. Leslie
Synopsis
Laura becomes a nurse and returns to her small Kentucky town as the assistant to Dr. Lee. They are in love but Laura comes from a poor family and Lee's family is wealthy and snobbish, especially his sister Polly. Polly makes it appear Laura was unfaithful and says Lee doesn't want to see her anymore. Laura dates Ben, Polly's boyfriend, in revenge. However, Lee turns up and says he knew nothing of Polly's plot. Lee and Laura wed.

At Summer's End (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

I Met a Man About Town (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Gene Lacey; Martha Baldwin; Sharon Ross
Synopsis
Martha and newspaper columnist Gene fall in love, but she is jealous of his many acquaintances. He says "your reactions are not those of a mature woman." She promises to change but when she sees Gene and Sharon lunching together and going into a jewelry store, she flies into a rage and breaks their engagement. Gene says Sharon was helping him pick out a bracelet for Martha. Martha tries to apologise but he replies that "we're washed up! Love is based on trust and confidence." He leaves, and Martha later hears he married Sharon.

Indexer Notes

Same exact story premise as “I Was Jealous of My Love” in Love Diary (Orbit-Wanted, 1949 Series) 2 (October 1949).

They All Felt Sorry for Me (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Characters
Steve Danton; Tom Shaw; Ellen Lindsey; Pam Cotter; Mrs. Lindsey
Synopsis
Steve and Ellen are engaged, but his small gas station doesn't earn enough to support them. He has a criminal record and can't find another job. Ellen wants Steve to ask her ex-boyfriend Tom for a job but Steve refuses and they break up. Tom's fiancee Pam accuses Ellen of trying to steal Tom back. Ellen and Steve meet Pam and Tom on the street and Steve punches Tom. Tom admits he and the other townspeople didn't give Steve a fair shake because of his past, but he now offers Steve a good job at his factory. Steve accepts and now he and Ellen can wed.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Oh come, boys -- you're awfully nice -- but there are other girls at this party, too!"]
  2. 1. Then You Were with Me
  3. 2. When I Went to New York
  4. 3. They'll Never Destroy Our Love
  5. 4. At Summer's End
  6. 5. I Met a Man About Town
  7. 6. They All Felt Sorry for Me
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