(March 1950)

Hillman, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Prentice
Inks
John Prentice
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

credits per Nick Caputo, March 2014.

The Boy I Left Behind (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Prentice
Inks
John Prentice
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Characters
Eddie Day; Ellen Palmer; Mr. Palmer; Mrs. Palmer; Gladys; Mr. Alberts; James Harrow Marchais; Miss Royal; Roger Worth; Margaret Forsythe; Mrs. Worth; Mr. Worth
Synopsis
Ellen refuses to marry Eddie because she wants to have a better life than he can offer her. She quits business school and goes to work in a department store where she’s quickly promoted. Eddie proposes again and breaks up with her when Ellen refuses again. Ellen dates wealthy Roger and allows him to believe she’s from a prominent family although her parents are actually poor. When Ellen's father falls ill, Roger’s family learns the truth and he rejects her. Ellen reconciles with Eddie and they’ll live on his salary.

Indexer Notes

credits per Nick Caputo, March 2014.

You Are Not The One (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Warren Doane; Pearl Graham; Aunt Jane; Mrs. Graham; Connie Sayers; Lew Markham; Edith; George; Sally; Jerry
Synopsis
Pearl accepts a job from her Aunt Jane teaching kindergarten, although it will mean separating from her childhood sweetheart Warren. However, Warren says he doesn’t love Pearl. Pearl turns down the job and decides to win Warren’s heart. Warren dates Connie so Pearl goes out with Lew to make him jealous, but Warren only wishes her luck. Pearl tells Connie that she’s secretly engaged to Warren, which is a lie, and Warren soon finds out. Pearl accepts her aunt’s job offer. She realises she was like a selfish child herself. Lew shows up and Pearl realises she loves him.

He Was The Boy Next Door (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Three Girls From Ohio (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jane Carter; Cay Stark; Lizabeth Marsh; Bill Gardner; Sock Simms
Synopsis
Jane, Cay and Lizabeth move to New York from Ohio. Jane dates handsome bellhop Bill and gets a secretarial job in the hotel, while Cay and Lizabeth try to find more glamourous jobs. Bill proposes to Jane and she accepts; her friends are shocked until they learn Bill’s father owns a chain of hotels and Bill is just working as a bellhop to gain experience.

Everything But Love (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Kit Evans; Joe Dickerson; Corry Jameson; Bill Daly; Joan
Synopsis
Kit and Joe are longtime friends but she doesn’t view him romantically. When she falls in love with Corry, Joe professes his love for her and says his life will be ruined without her. Kit asks Corry to wait until the situation is straightened out, and she tries to promote a romance between Joe and Joan. Joe doesn’t respond to Joan’s affections and he flies into a rage when Kit says she’s going to marry Corry. However, Kit knows she’s made the right decision: pity is not love.

Too Glamorous For Love (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Ronny Parker; Charley Baron; Pierre; Tom; Betty; Vic Taylor
Synopsis
Department store buyer Ronny breaks up with salesman Charley when he offers her a bribe to buy his goods. She returns to her hometown for a visit and meets her old boyfriend Tom. He’s engaged to Betty but says he still loves Ronny. To quash his infatuation, Ronny is openly rude to Betty; this makes Tom hate Ronny and defend Betty. On the flight back to New York, Ronny meets ad man Vic and they fall in love.

Indexer Notes

Charley is spelled "Charlie" in the caption box on the splash page.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Boy I Left Behind
  3. 2. You Are Not The One
  4. 3. He Was The Boy Next Door
  5. 4. Three Girls From Ohio
  6. 5. Everything But Love
  7. 6. Too Glamorous For Love
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Warren Zeigler
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mickey Coalwell