(July 1955)

Farrell, 1955 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1955-05-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Excellent Publications Inc.
Brand:
Ajax Comic; A Farrell Publication
Editing:
Ruth Roche; S. M. Iger (art editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indexed copy had "May 6th" stamped on the back.


Tear-Stained Dreams! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance

Almost is Never! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ruby Stead; John Page; Joe Hedges; Bruce Page
Synopsis:
Cookie factory employee Ruby flirts with boss John to improve her status. He offers her the post of personal secretary. She accepts, intending to marry John—a widower--eventually. Ruby dumps her boyfriend, cop Joe. John proposes marriage, which upsets his grown son Bruce, who had rejected Ruby’s advances. However, it was all a scheme to teach Ruby a lesson: John calls Joe, who comes to take a repentant Ruby home.

How 'Mini-Gym' Turns Plant "Drip" Into Success Dynamo (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Don't Pity Me! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Marcy; Freddy Anderson; Bob Shaw; Shelly
Synopsis:
Marcy fills in for an ill vocalist and joins Freddy’s college band. They fall in love, although this means Marcy dumps her boyfriend Bob and Freddy rejects his girlfriend Shelly. Shelly proves to Marcy that Freddy can’t be trusted. Marcy goes home to Bob.

["Dear Miss Bennett: I'm in love with a very popular girl..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

Dear Roberta Bennett / text article / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Roberta Bennett (credited)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Advice column.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Owners listed as Robert Farrell, Excellent Publications, Inc. and Dearfield Publishing Co. Inc. No circulation numbers listed.

Ring Around My Heart! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; sports
Characters:
Mary Fields; Larry Doyle; Mr. Giacco; Mr. Burns; Groggin
Synopsis:
Mary falls for boxer Larry, although she dislikes the sport. Larry makes a deal with gangster Giacco to win the championship. However, his opponent doesn’t throw the fight as promised. Larry wins when Mary shows up at ringside to encourage him. He vows to quit boxing and marry Mary.
Reprints:

Tear-Stained Dreams (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
David; Lois; Jim Ames; Mr. Rosse; Lance Kay; Lois's father
Synopsis:
While her fiance, pilot David, is away, Lois agrees to attend a party with her girlfriends. Lois leaves with guest Jim, but wrecks her car when he gets fresh. Her father is ashamed of her actions and Lois decides to leave town. She takes a job as a hat-check girl at the Hideaway club to earn money for this. However, she’s caught in another scandal at the club with wealthy Mr. Kay, and agrees to marry him to silence her critics. When David comes home, Mr. Kay agrees to release Lois from her promise and Lois and David reconcile.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tear-Stained Dreams!
  2. 1. Almost is Never!
  3. 2. How 'Mini-Gym' Turns Plant "Drip" Into Success Dynamo
  4. 3. Don't Pity Me!
  5. 4. ["Dear Miss Bennett: I'm in love with a very popular girl..."]
    Dear Roberta Bennett
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  7. 6. Ring Around My Heart!
  8. 7. Tear-Stained Dreams
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