(August-September 1950)

Hillman, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1950
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
?

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Credits per Nick Caputo, March 2014.

Love Is for a Cottage... (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Harriet Shaw; Charles Shaw; Terry; Betty; Mom; Dad
Synopsis
Unable to find an apartment to rent, newlyweds Charles and Harriet move in with her parents, but Charles is soon fed up with the situation. He and Harriet buy a ramshackle lakefront cottage and renovate it. Harriet’s brother, sister, and parents pitch in to help.

All Fingers Were Pointed at Me... (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Jo Ann Calligan; Mike Calligan; J. Claymore; Bob McLeod; Randy Claymore; Rostak
Synopsis
Jo Ann is humiliated when her father is involved in a business scandal. She gets a job with lawyer Claymore over her father’s objections. Although she is attracted to her father’s co-worker Bob, an ex-Marine, she doesn’t think he has a future and makes a play for Claymore’s wastrel son Randy instead. Jo Ann, who had argued with her father and Bob, learns the Claymores framed her father for a highway construction accident and were also behind his previous problems. She arranges to have her father cleared but is too ashamed to apologise to her father and Bob. “Perhaps someday.”

When I Marry... (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Tommy Lane; Harold Maxwell; Rosalie Lane; Joe; Ma Lane; Pa Lane
Synopsis
Bank employee Rosalie invites her supervisor Harold for Sunday dinner, and asks her parents and brother Tommy to be on their best behaviour because she’s ashamed of their “crude” manners. She also breaks a date with shipyard worker Joe. However, Rosalie realises the “refined” Harold is also “rude, egotistical and pompous!” She marries Joe and is happy.

Indexer Notes

Possible Krigstein pencils per Nick Caputo, March 2014.

The Kiss-and-Run Kind (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

I Was a Week-End Girl... (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Mr. Daily; Marcia Blake; Sandra; Al Bailey; Arnold Hasting; Jerry Thomas
Synopsis
Department store personnel manager Daily listens to the sad story of employee Marcia. Marcia dated law student Al but her fellow worker Sandra convinced her to attend the Shawnee Country Club dance to meet rich young men. Marcia was introduced to Jerry, who saw through her pose because he is a salesman doing the same thing as she was: pretending to be rich in hopes of finding a wealthy mate. Marcia realised Al is the man she loves, but Al discovered what she did and broke up with her. Mr. Daily advises Marcia to admit her error and ask Al to take her back.

Big Moment (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Minnie Hee Hee; Flatfoot
Synopsis
Native American Minnie is disillusioned when her date, Indian brave Flatfoot, thinks a moonlit night is ideal for a "massacre," not romance.

What One Man Meant to Me... (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Briefer
Inks
Dick Briefer
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Rod Kelly; Betty Nash; Joe Gedney; Lt. Sam Evans; Nell
Synopsis
Newspaper photographer Rod and reporter Betty are partners and friends, but she starts dating slick “promoter” Joe. Rod takes photos of a gambling raid and sees Joe was there: to protect Betty, he claims none of the pictures came out, and is fired as a result. Betty learns for herself that Joe is the gambling ringleader, and is rescued by Rod and the police. Betty and Rod get married.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Love Is for a Cottage...
  3. 2. All Fingers Were Pointed at Me...
  4. 3. When I Marry...
  5. 4. The Kiss-and-Run Kind
  6. 5. I Was a Week-End Girl...
  7. 6. Big Moment
  8. 7. What One Man Meant to Me...
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Jay Kinney
  • Nick Caputo
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