(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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Roberta Bennett (credited)
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Miss Bennett: I'm in love with a very popular girl...
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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Series Information
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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • David Wilt
  • Jim Walls
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Walls
  • Mickey Coalwell