(May 1955)

Farrell, 1955 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Excellent Pub., Inc.
Brand
Ajax; A Farrell Publication
Editing
Ruth Roche (Editor); S. M. Iger (Art Editor)

Issue Notes

First page of book is an ad page.

Love is Like That... (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Beth

Indexer Notes

The cover purports to be based on the interior story "Love is Like That..." but the only connection is that the main character is named Beth. The cover scene doesn't appear in the story at all.

My Fiery Rival (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Jon D'Agostino ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Marion Lane; Clem Watts; Ellia; Elsa Roy; Sheriff
Synopsis
Insurance investigator Marion takes a cook’s job on Clem’s ranch to investigate a suspicious fire. She suspects Elsa, Clem’s jealous girlfriend, who also puts a rattlesnake in Marion’s bed. Elsa is arrested and Clem asks Marion to marry him.

Confused Tears (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Marion Stewart; Andrew Morris; Paul Morris
Synopsis
Marion moves to the city to get revenge on Andrew Morris, whom she blames for her father’s imprisonment on embezzlement charges. Marion meets Andrew’s son Paul and they fall in love. After confessing her identity and purpose to Andrew and Paul, Marion is surprised when Andrew produces a letter from her father, clearing Andrew of any guilt in the case. Marion can now marry Paul with a clean conscience.

I Was a Gambler's Wife! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Linda; Joanie Smith; Herb Baker; Dan Kane
Synopsis
Linda meets Herb while on vacation and they fall in love, although Linda insists Herb cease his gambling. After their marriage, Herb meets old friend Dan, who convinces him to bet on horse races. Linda leaves Herb as a result. Several years later, Herb returns to Linda and discovers Dan is trying to woo her. Herb punches Dan, vows to never gamble again, and meets his little daughter for the first time.

Indexer Notes

Exactly the same storyline as "My Husband Was a Gambler!" in My Life True Stories in Pictures (Fox, 1948 Series) 6 (January 1949).

Dear Miss Norton... (Table of Contents: 4)

Love advice / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Mildred Norton]
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Love advice column with writers asking for help from "Mildred Norton."

Love Is Like That... (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Beth; Don [Dick Reed]; Mrs. Horn; Laura Walters; Mr. Walters
Synopsis
Architects Dick and Beth are hired by wealthy Mrs. Horn to build a house in a remote mountain area. They hire Walters and his daughter Laura to guide them to the site. Laura flirts with Dick and Beth accidentally pushes her off a cliff. Dick rescues her but is injured himself. Beth goes for help but a raging forest fire prevents any rescue. Dick and Laura are never found. Some time later, Beth hires Don as her assistant and tells him the story. Don confesses that he is actually Dick and survived the fire, undergoing plastic surgery to his face.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Love is Like That...
  2. 1. My Fiery Rival
  3. 2. Confused Tears
  4. 3. I Was a Gambler's Wife!
  5. 4. Dear Miss Norton...
    Love advice
  6. 5. Love Is Like That...
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