(May 1955)

Farrell, 1955 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Bimonthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Excellent Pub., Inc.
Brand
Ajax; A Farrell Publication
Editing
Ruth Roche
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Broken Vows (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Bill; Norman; Carol; Mary Brown; Mike Brown
Synopsis
Carol writes a note to her husband Bill: she’s leaving him for Norman, a man she met in “a small dramatic group.” Norman has no intention of marrying her and advises Carol to go back to Bill. Newsstand proprietor Mary tells Carol about her own marriage to Mike, whose husband left her for another woman. Mary waited and Mike eventually came back. Carol goes home to Bill, but he hasn’t even seen the note. Carol confesses all. They both go to thank Mary, who admits she lied about her own marriage, for Carol’s sake.

Oh, Happy Day! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Forte
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Nickie Ames; Doris Turner; Mr. Dunton; Jean Day
Synopsis
Nickie returns from military service to discover his girlfriend has married someone else and his old job is filled. He makes friends with diner waitress Jean and helps her out around the place. They fall in love and he learns she owns the diner: they’ll be partners in business and in life.

Indexer Notes

Nick is “Nickie Ames” on page 1 and “Nick Flint” on page 2.

Bottom 1/3 of last page is a house ad.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Unreturned Kisses! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Willie Mason; Janet; Peggy; Jim King
Synopsis
Janet leaves her small town boyfriend Willie behind and moves to the city. She rooms with old friend Peggy, who is engaged to her boss Jim. Janet flirts with Jim but he’s loyal to Peggy: “You’re a conceited lame-brain!” Janet goes home and marries Willie.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Alice Adams Love Consultant / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

I Want to Forget (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Marshall; Helen; Gloria; Tony
Synopsis
Helen dates wealthy Marshall, a “handsome elderly man,” even though she knows she’s “too young for him.” However, she eventually accepts his marriage proposal. Marshall’s grown daughter Gloria doesn’t approve of the marriage. Helen intervenes when Gloria starts dating “scoundrel” Tony, but defends Gloria to her husband. The appreciative Gloria shows her father that Helen was right, and the two women become friends.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Broken Vows
  3. 2. Oh, Happy Day!
  4. 3. ["Especially for You!"]
  5. 4. Unreturned Kisses!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Alice Adams Love Consultant
  7. 6. I Want to Forget
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Gary L. Watson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mickey Coalwell