(March 1951)

Story Comics, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Story Comics, Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

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


[Experiment with Love] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Johnson (signed)
Inks
Walter Johnson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Dr. John Crandall; Phyllis Stevens; Valerie Thompson

Indexer Notes

The cover refers to the interior story "Experiment with Love," although the hair colours of the two women are different on the cover and inside.

Experiment with Love! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
medical; romance
Characters
Dr. John Crandall; Phyllis Stevens; Valerie Thompson; Mr. Thompson
Synopsis
Nurse Phyllis loves Dr. John, and when he’s promoted to resident surgeon at the clinic, they make wedding plans. However, he falls for wealthy Valerie and breaks up with Phyllis. John decides to quit the hospital and go into private practice, financed by Valerie. But when Valerie is badly injured in a car wreck, Phyllis saves her life. John’s new surgical technique will allow Valerie to recover fully. Now John knows that he loves Phyllis and his altruistic medical work.

Indexer Notes

Artist's signature can be seen sideways on the door frame at left in the splash panel.

Love on the Run (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Mack (signed)
Inks
Bob Mack (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Dianne Clark; Jerry Clark; George Dyck; Pietro Marche; Henry; Myrna Marche
Synopsis
Dianne and her husband Jerry spend a week’s vacation with a wealthy client. Dianne is impressed by handsome Pietro, and when Jerry cuts his vacation short to fly to an engineering project in trouble, Dianne refuses to accompany him. She goes with Pietro to his home, only to discover he is married. Pietro and his wife both openly have affairs: "it is the Continental way." Dianne flees and rejoins Jerry.

Bluebeard's Eleventh Wife (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Love Conquers All (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Crane Mallon; Marcy Blake; Jessica Walton; Mrs. Blake; Bill; Jean; Mr. Deems; Mr. Walton; Dr. Jones
Synopsis
Marcy is directing the town’s amateur theatre show. Jessica brings in professional singer Crane to help. He says Marcy will have a great show business career and she falls in love with him. But Crane is recalled to military service for the Korean War and dies in a plane crash. Marcy becomes a star. One night, her singing helps Crane recover his memory: he survived the crash but had amnesia and was working in the theatre as a doorman. Marcy and Crane are reunited.
Keywords
amnesia; Korean War

K.O. for Cupid... (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walter Johnson (signed)
Inks
Walter Johnson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Marla Stevens; Professor Peter Trane; Janey Livingstone; Professor Bolton
Synopsis
Student Janey has a crush on college professor Peter, but “campus coquette” Marla also wants him. Janey sees Marla kissing Peter and is angry, although Peter later claims Marla was the aggressor. Janey and Peter are stranded on a island after their boat sinks during a campus activity. By the time they are rescued, they are engaged. Janey never tells Peter that she deliberately caused the boat to sink.

Indexer Notes

Marla Stevens is referred to as "Darla" in the splash panel.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Experiment with Love]
  2. 1. Experiment with Love!
  3. 2. Love on the Run
  4. 3. Bluebeard's Eleventh Wife
  5. 4. Love Conquers All
  6. 5. K.O. for Cupid...
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  • David Wilt
  • James Ludwig
  • Michael Hoskin
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  • James Ludwig