(December 1955)

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

Reaching for a Star! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Iger Shop
Pencils
Iger Shop
Inks
Iger Shop
Colors
Iger Shop
Letters
Iger Shop

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He is only their television idol, but to me he's everything!
Genre
romance
Characters
Rex Masters; Nancy Charles; Peter Wilson; three female fans

Indexer Notes

Cover and characters based on the inside story.

Go Casual (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Riviera Originals / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Reaching for a Star (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Iger Shop
Pencils
Iger Shop
Inks
Iger Shop
Colors
Iger Shop
Letters
Iger Shop

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Maybe you have a secret love? If you do, you'll understand all the...
Genre
romance
Characters
Rex Masters; Nancy Charles; Peter Wilson; Gladys Glynn
Synopsis
Nancy is a fan of TV idol Rex Masters, however she is also the woman that Pete Wilson has his eyes on.
Keywords
television; theater

Indexer Notes

Cover featured story.

Glamorous Janie Bride Walking Doll (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Niresk Industries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Boss of My Heart (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Iger Shop
Pencils
Iger Shop
Inks
Iger Shop
Colors
Iger Shop
Letters
Iger Shop

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I went to Paula's fishing shack to look for a job...
Genre
romance
Characters
Paula; Bert
Synopsis
Bert falls in love with Paula, his boss.
Keywords
boats

Indexer Notes

Story is told from Bert's point of view.

Flash! All Prices Slashed! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Ideal Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

12 Children's Dresses for Only 3 45 (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Peoples Mail Order House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

I Think He Knows... (Table of Contents: 7)

Edith Wood Lovelorn Editor / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Edith Wood
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
? (feature logo); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Miss Wood: For almost a year I've been madly in love...
Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Advice column with letters from five anonymous readers.

Mary Loves Her Teacher! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Iger Shop
Pencils
Iger Shop
Inks
Iger Shop
Colors
Iger Shop
Letters
Iger Shop

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Funny how love can change the whole plan of things!
Genre
romance
Characters
Mary Tafton; June; Keith Richards
Synopsis
Mary is going to night school to help advance her career, however she secretly falls in love with her teacher.

Amazing Gold-Plated Miniature Spy Camera (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Modern Merchandise Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Look Here! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

For the Best in Love Magazines (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

My Foolish Dream! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Iger Shop
Pencils
Iger Shop
Inks
Iger Shop
Colors
Iger Shop
Letters
Iger Shop

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I thought I was so smart trying to manage things myself...
Genre
romance
Characters
Kitty Pearson; Fred Pearson; Roy Cameron
Synopsis
Kitty marries Fred, a rookie policeman. They have money troubles until Roy snares Kitty in a shady scheme.
Keywords
gambling; night club

Amazing New Safe Candy Plan for Quick Reducing (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

American Healthaids Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gain Weight Stop Being Skinny! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

More-Wate Company / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

New Styles in Christmas Cards (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

General Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Reaching for a Star!
  2. 1. Go Casual
    Riviera Originals
  3. 2. Reaching for a Star
  4. 3. Glamorous Janie Bride Walking Doll
    Niresk Industries
  5. 4. The Boss of My Heart
  6. 5. Flash! All Prices Slashed!
    Ideal Company
  7. 6. 12 Children's Dresses for Only 3 45
    Peoples Mail Order House
  8. 7. I Think He Knows...
    Edith Wood Lovelorn Editor
  9. 8. Mary Loves Her Teacher!
  10. 9. Amazing Gold-Plated Miniature Spy Camera
    Modern Merchandise Company
  11. 10. Look Here!
  12. 11. For the Best in Love Magazines
  13. 12. My Foolish Dream!
  14. 13. Amazing New Safe Candy Plan for Quick Reducing
    American Healthaids Company
  15. 14. Gain Weight Stop Being Skinny!
    More-Wate Company
  16. 15. New Styles in Christmas Cards
    General Card Company
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