(February - March 1953)

Hillman, 1949 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Brand
A Hillman Publication
Editing
Edward 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

Indexed from a scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Summer... The Lake... (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ellen; Chris Miles; Jake Rickert; Janet Stone; Aunt Lillian; George Darrel
Synopsis
Two years after a summer romance, Ellen and Chris meet again. Although they are each engaged to someone else, they wonder if they are making a mistake. However, Ellen’s aunt and her longtime beau explain that they never married because they are too much alike: Ellen and Chris realise this is their case as well. They part as friends and return to their new loves.

No Wonder You Laughed... (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Jane Scott; Freddie Franklin; Don Franklin; Claire; Mr. Scott; Mrs. Scott
Synopsis
High school student Jane has a crush on college student Don, the brother of her friend Freddie. Don also falls for Jane, but they can’t marry until he’s able to support them. Jane presses him to elope; he agrees, even though it will mean he has to work part-time and they’ll have to live in a shabby apartment. Jane reconsiders, and tells Don they can wait until he graduates and “I’ve had a chance to grow up...”

Love's $64 Answer (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A young man at a masquerade ball is shocked when his dance partner removes her ugly mask.

Indexer Notes

Top half of the page is an advertisement.

Long Time No See (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Irving Veemus; Barbara
Synopsis
Long-apart lovers are reunited, but with significantly different hairstyles than what they remembered.

My Love - But with Strings... (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Hank; Marion Fields; Jimmy Fields; Mr. James
Synopsis
Hank and Marion are in love, but he’s with the District Attorney’s office and her older brother Jimmy is “mixed up in the numbers racket!” Marion asks him to help Jimmy for her sake. He refuses. Marion overhears Jimmy and his gangster friends talking about intimidating witnesses, and Jimmy has to rescue her from the other men. During his trial, Jimmy suddenly turns state’s evidence and will get a lenient sentence. Hank and Marion reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Jerry Bails lists Dick Briefer as the writer, penciler and inker of his Hillman romance stories.

Signed in first panel.

No More Junes (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Solid Comfort (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Edgerton; Elmer; Hortense
Synopsis
Elmer hopes to spend a date in his new girlfriend's apartment to save money, but she has no furniture so they have to go out.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.37 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Statement of the Ownership

Love Has Four Faces (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Doris; Ned; Ken; Jeanne Clark; Scott Wood
Synopsis
Doris and her brother Ned are very close. When Doris starts dating Scott, he resents her spending so much time with Ned and this angers Doris. However, when Ned announces his engagement to Jeanne, Doris schemes to break them up. Jeanne and Scott both walk out on the siblings, tired of their antics. Doris apologises to Jeanne and Jeanne reconciles with Ned. Scott is also willing to start over with Doris.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Summer... The Lake...
  3. 2. No Wonder You Laughed...
  4. 3. Love's $64 Answer
  5. 4. Long Time No See
  6. 5. My Love - But with Strings...
  7. 6. No More Junes
  8. 7. Solid Comfort
  9. 8. ["Statement of the Ownership"]
  10. 9. Love Has Four Faces
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