(October 1949)

Fox, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Feature Syndicate, Inc.
Editing
Victor Fox
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia reads: "MY SECRET STORY (formerly CAPTAIN KIDD)."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

I Stopped at Nothing (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Lily Brent; Mr. King; Tod Martin; Jane; Fred Brent; Mary Brent; Reverend
Synopsis
Stenographer Lily falls in love with co-worker Tod, but her stern father Fred insists that Lily spend all of her free time caring for her invalid mother. Lily’s mother advises her to elope with Tod and they do, but her father interrupts the ceremony. Fred hits Tod and Lily throws a paperweight at her father, injuring him. When Fred wakes up, his wife is there and she castigates him for ruining Lily’s life. Fred says “that blow on my head knocked some sense into it” and gives Tod and Lily his blessing. They are married right away.

Indexer Notes

Story starts on the inside front cover.

His Terms for Love (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Ken Battefield
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Jan Nola; Alice Brown; Mr. McComber; Yvonne; Dave Hill
Synopsis
Alice works in an art supply store and artist Jan asks her to pose for him. Alice thinks he loves her, but once the portrait is done, Jan moves on to another model. Alice becomes engaged to friendly cab driver Dave on the rebound, but Jan asks her to come back and she agrees. But once again she discovers Jan only wants her “for a model—nothing else!” Alice goes back to Dave.

Indexer Notes

In this story, all of the dialogue in the balloons is also enclosed in quotation marks.

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

Heart's Desire / letters page / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Nan Dalton]
Letters
typeset

Reprints

I Want a New Face (Table of Contents: 4)

For Girls Only! / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
? [as Nan Dalton]
Letters
typeset

Reprints

He Wanted More Than Love (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Ken Battefield
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ned Armstrong; Margot Burke; Drake Leonard; Mr. Floyd; Mrs. Carson; Mr. Prescott; Miss Wilson
Synopsis
Margot is informally engaged to Ned but is “not ready to get married yet.” Margot is attracted to handsome Drake, a client of the employment agency where she works, and breaks a date with Ned to go out with him. Margot lets Drake stay at her apartment (while she stays with her sister), and buys him a new suit for a job interview. Margot is evicted and loses her job because of Drake. Ned hires her as his secretary and when Drake shows up and demands money, threatening to tell Ned that he spent the night at her apartment, Ned punches him. Ned says he still loves Margot.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible alternate title: "A Love Cheat!!!"

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Stopped at Nothing
  3. 2. His Terms for Love
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Heart's Desire
  5. 4. I Want a New Face
    For Girls Only!
  6. 5. He Wanted More Than Love
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Gary L. Watson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Willie Williams
  • Gary L. Watson