(January 1954)

Master Comics, 1953 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Master Comics, Inc.
Editing
?

[Give Me Back My Ring!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Beck
Inks
Dick Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Although there is an interior story in this issue titled "Give Me Back My Ring" and it features a somewhat similar situation (a woman catches her bed-ridden husband kissing another woman), neither the names nor the set-up on the cover is really related to the story inside.

No Law in Love! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Ross Andru
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
romance
Characters
Marcia Gray; Monroe Morton; Pete Nagy; Charley; President Lewis
Synopsis
Law professor Marcia agrees to marry stuffy Dean Monroe, although he is 20 years older than she is. Former Korean War POW Pete enrolls as a student and Marcia falls in love with him. Marcia overhears Monroe threatening to ruin Pete’s future if he doesn’t dump Marcia, so she breaks up with Pete for his own good. She then discovers Monroe is giving Pete failing grades anyway. She informs the president of the school. Monroe is removed from his post and Marcia and Pete can be together.
Keywords
Korean War; law school; veteran

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Give Me Back My Ring (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Beck ?
Inks
George Klein ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
romance
Characters
Gordon Harris; Detective McLane; Patti Pringle; Johnny Morton; June McKay; Jack Weston
Synopsis
Patti is engaged to Johnny; he leaves on a business trip and she agrees to escort his former Army buddy Gordon around town. Gordon feels ill and while they are waiting for a doctor, Gordon’s wife and some private detectives catch him and Patti in his hotel room. A newspaper falsely reports it as a "love nest" scandal and Johnny breaks their engagement. Patti discovers jealous reporter June wrote the misleading story; so does Johnny, and he reconciles with Patti.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Love Thief - My Sister (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Confession of a Heel! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Roger L. Layton; Wanda; Jeanne Field; Elaine
Synopsis
Photographer Roger is a womanizer, who even flirts with his secretary Elaine. Elaine announces she’s engaged to someone else, but Roger thinks she’s lying. He romances her on a business trip to Bermuda, then discovers he really does love her. Elaine explains that she is truly engaged to someone else. Roger is left alone, hoping some day he’ll find another woman to love.

One Moment of Love (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
romance
Characters
Rod Harvey; Linda; Frank; Howard Norton; Butch Norton; Mr. Morris; Sylvia
Synopsis
Linda’s boyfriend Rod moves to Chicago to become an actor. She agrees to wait for him as long as it takes. Rod becomes famous and marries someone else. Linda marries lawyer Howard on the rebound, even though she still loves Rod. Five years pass, and Linda and Howard have a son. Rod comes home and tells Linda he’s divorced. They have an affair and Linda decides to leave her husband for him, but discovers Rod considers her “just another little tramp.” Linda returns to Howard and he admits he knew about her affair, but wanted to let her get Howard “out of your system.” They reconcile.
Keywords
adultery
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Give Me Back My Ring!]
  2. 1. No Law in Love!
  3. 2. Give Me Back My Ring
  4. 3. Love Thief - My Sister
  5. 4. Confession of a Heel!
  6. 5. One Moment of Love
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