(June-July 1961)

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
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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why does she have to take so long just to break off and say goodbye...
Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Credits per Nick Caputo, March 2014.

I'll Tell You of Love (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Ronnie Stevens; Phil; Mrs. Cross; Nils; Carey Lander
Synopsis
Ronnie and her fiancé Phil can’t agree on a home: he wants something modern but she prefers a run-down old house. Unknown to Phil, Ronnie rents the old house and has it repaired. She meets Carey, who lived there as a boy. Phil calls Ronnie “stubborn [and] mulish” and refuses to set foot in the house. Ronnie and Carey get married instead, and the house will be their home.

Indexer Notes

"Narrated" by the old house.

No One Man for Me... (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Irene Bell; Mary; Mark Peters; Andrew Blain
Synopsis
Irene boasts she “can get any male I set my cap for!” Her cousin Mary bets she can’t win over farmer Mark, but they do fall in love and get engaged. Irene cheats on him with salesman Andrew. Mark learns of Irene’s betrayal and also that Andrew is a swindler. He breaks up with Irene. She tries to make Mark jealous by dating other men, but it’s too late: Mark and Mary are in love and will wed.

Those Who Live in Glass Houses... (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Larry Reynolds; Vic Howard; Meg Morrison; Mr. Thorndike; Johnny; Miss Mathias
Synopsis
Vic doesn’t think his girlfriend Meg’s modeling job is “respectable.” With the aid of photographer Larry, Meg proves to Vic that being in love means trusting the other person. Vic agrees not to stand in the way of Meg’s career any more.

...And Now Too Late... (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
romance
Characters
Eileen Hale; Marsha Logan; Lynn Douglas; David Sinclair; Bob; Mr. Hale; Mrs. Hale
Synopsis
Eileen leaves her fiancé David at the altar because she thinks he still loves Marsha. She dates other men and believes she’s gotten over him. But when she hears David is engaged, Eileen begs him for another chance but he says her distrust ruined their love. He’s going to marry—not Marsha, who Eileen feared—but Eileen’s best friend Lynn.

Some Call It Romance (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Plain Girl (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Jane Daniels; Neil Kallen; Gwenn; Frank Harrow
Synopsis
Flamboyant decorator Jane dates wealthy businessman Neil, a client, and they fall in love. He asks her to redecorate a large house he owns. Jane becomes jealous of Gwenn, an old friend of Neil, whom she thinks is not his social equal. Jane is rude to Gwenn, enraging Neil. Jane learns Gwenn is actually rich and engaged to someone else. Jane apologises and she and Neil reconcile.

Peaceful Alley (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Denise Devreau [Mlle. Tara]; Claude L'Escale; Mr. Devreau; Andre Bordeaux; Madame Cuzon; Lisette Rodine; Jacques; Henri; Jules
Synopsis
In a small French town, Denise loves penniless Claude but her father insists she marry Andre. When Andre is exposed as a gambler, the engagement is off but Claude has already left town. 3 years later, Claude has become a wealthy Parisian businessman and is engaged to Lisette. Denise is now a famous jewelry designer known as Mlle. Tara. They finally meet again but realise their lives have diverged and their youthful idyll cannot be recreated, so they go their separate ways.

Indexer Notes

Rare romance comic story in which all of the characters (and the setting) are non-USA.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Why does she have to take so long just to break off and say goodbye..."]
  2. 1. I'll Tell You of Love
  3. 2. No One Man for Me...
  4. 3. Those Who Live in Glass Houses...
  5. 4. ...And Now Too Late...
  6. 5. Some Call It Romance
  7. 6. The Plain Girl
  8. 7. Peaceful Alley
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  • David Wilt
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
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