(November 1949)

Kirby Publishing Co., 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
Bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Kirby Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
?
Editing
John Augustin; Tex Blaisdell
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover
Binding
saddle-stitched

Don't Hate Me, My Love --- (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Keywords
Kathryn Grayson

Indexer Notes

credit at bottom of first story page: "On our cover is MGM's lovely star Kathryn Grayson...now appearing in 'That Midnight Kiss.' "

Although there is an interior story with the title "Don't Hate Me, My Love," this photograph has nothing to do with it.

A Slave to Fear... (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Prentice
Inks
John Prentice
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Kathy; Peter; Larry
Synopsis
Kathy loves Peter but he refuses to give up his life as a commercial fisherman, even after Kathy's father drowns during a storm. Kathy decides to marry Larry instead, however she eventually decides her true love is Peter and she will have to conquer her fear of losing him.

What Do the Stars Tell You About Your Lovelife? (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rella Stevens
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Horoscopes.

Indexer Notes

One spot illustration of a man and woman plus decorative astrological designs.

Immature Love (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Gregg ?
Inks
George Gregg ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ellen; Mr. Farrel; Tom Marlin
Synopsis
Mr. Farrel discourages his daughter Ellen's romance with Tom, fearing she'll marry the young man and leave him all alone.

Indexer Notes

Signed "Gregg" in splash panel.

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

Nora Lane's Mail-Bag / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Miss Lane: I have been going out with a very nice boy

Indexer Notes

"Nora Lane" answers letters asking for romance advice.

I Was Haunted by the Memory of His Face! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Draut ?
Inks
Bill Draut ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Terry; Mark Johns; Tom Crawford
Synopsis
Terry marries Tom but married life is full of responsibilities and chores. She accepts an offer from her former boss Mark to accompany him on a trip as his secretary, but changes her mind and decides to work at making her marriage a success.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tex Blaisdell
Inks
Tex Blaisdell
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Win as Much as $50.00 for Helping Lovely Jean B. Solve Her Problem--
Genre
romance
Characters
Jean B.; Edith Allan
Synopsis
Jean dresses and behaves in a flashy manner and gets a reputation as a "loose woman." She refuses to believe this could have an adverse impact on her future, even when confronted by two young women in a penal institution who tell her their sad stories.

Indexer Notes

Readers were urged to send their solutions to Jean's problem to the comic's publishers for the chance to win a prize.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Don't Hate Me, My Love (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ted Wilks; Lani
Synopsis
Lani marries the handsome but abusive Ted Wilks. She finally decides to leave him and he's run over by a truck trying to catch her.

The Beautiful Annabel Lee (Table of Contents: 9)

Loves That Live Forever / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Draut ?
Inks
Bill Draut ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography; historical; romance
Characters
Edgar Allan Poe; Virginia Clemm; Dr. Griswold
Synopsis
Edgar Allan Poe marries Virginia Clemm. She dies of consumption and he writes a poem in her honor.
Keywords
Edgar Allan Poe
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Don't Hate Me, My Love ---
  2. 1. A Slave to Fear...
  3. 2. What Do the Stars Tell You About Your Lovelife?
  4. 3. Immature Love
  5. 4. ["Dear Miss Lane: I have been going out with a very nice boy"]
    Nora Lane's Mail-Bag
  6. 5. I Was Haunted by the Memory of His Face!
  7. 6. ["Win as Much as $50.00 for Helping Lovely Jean B. Solve Her Problem--"]
  8. 7. ["If You Like Romance Emotion Adventure Don't Miss This Magazine"]
  9. 8. Don't Hate Me, My Love
  10. 9. The Beautiful Annabel Lee
    Loves That Live Forever
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