(April - May 1951)

Hillman, 1949 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-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
?

Indexer Notes

Credits per Nick Caputo, March 2014.

I Was The Babe In The Woods... (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Jean Caldwell; Bob Hobart; Mr. Moore; Mr. Jully; Max Kopeck; Mr. Bascomb; Emil
Synopsis
Jean and Bob are rival store buyers but also romantically involved. Jean cheats to beat Bob out of a shipment of costume jewelry and he breaks up with her. Realising she lost a chance at love for a quick business advantage, Jean resigns her job. She meets up with Bob and they reconcile.

The Instant Before Love (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Allison Mitchell; Mrs. Mitchell; Calvin Dodson; David Dodson; Susan Dodson
Synopsis
After her father’s death, Allison has to drop out of college because her father owed money to Mr. Dodson. Allison is compelled to work as the Dodson’s maid to pay the debt. Dodson’s son David and Allison are in love. They discover Mr. Dodson was paid in full by Allison’s father but failed to send a receipt, and has been using the money to pay his daughter Susan’s gambling debts. David and Allison walk out, leaving his father and sister behind.

Cosette, Paris and Love (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ely (signed)
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Jack Brandon; Cosette Fauray; Tracy Morgan; Marcel Lorain; Dave
Synopsis
After the war, Jack stayed in Paris to study art, and fell in love with model Cosette. However, she had to stay there to care for aged painter Marcel, who lost his mind after his son was killed. Jack promises to return for her soon. Back in the USA, Jack is pursued by wealthy Tracy, who writes to Cosette and tells her Jack is married. Jack returns to Paris and finds Cosette.

Nice Respectable Romance (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Jennie Baron; Dean Stuart; Tom Gregg; Anita Walsh; Mrs. Baron
Synopsis
Jennie assumes she’s going to marry her uninspiring longtime boyfriend Tom, but she is attracted to handsome newcomer Dean and they fall in love. However, when she sees Tom with Anita, Jennie becomes jealous and announces their engagement. She eventually changes her mind and reconciles with Dean (Tom will marry Anita).

Indexer Notes

Prentice credit per Nick Caputo.

When You Have A Man... (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

'Til That Wonderful Day... (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
romance
Characters
Kate Prada; Tom Franklin; Snyder; Phil Clay
Synopsis
Secretary Kate and her boyfriend Tom work in the same factory. Foreman Snyder won’t allow Tom to present his idea for an improved machine. Kate gets her boss Phil to promote the idea and he does, but he also falls in love with her. Tom is jealous, and he deliberately sabotages his invention to win Kate back.

Nobody Home (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
One panel gag cartoon.

Indexer Notes

The other one-third of the page (vertical) is an advertisement.

This gag cartoon appears between pages 3 and 4 of the story "Til That Wonderful Day..."

How Love Came To Mac O'Roney (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer ?
Pencils
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks
Dick Briefer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Mac O'Roney; Captain Smith; Bubbles Baxter; Locomotive Larson; boxing coach; fortune teller
Synopsis
College student Mac does everything he can to make Bubbles fall in love with him, even though her criteria for a boyfriend changes frequently.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Was The Babe In The Woods...
  3. 2. The Instant Before Love
  4. 3. Cosette, Paris and Love
  5. 4. Nice Respectable Romance
  6. 5. When You Have A Man...
  7. 6. 'Til That Wonderful Day...
  8. 7. Nobody Home
  9. 8. How Love Came To Mac O'Roney
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