(April-May 1951)

Avon, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Avon Periodicals, Inc.
Brand:
An Avon Publication
Editing:
Sol Cohen
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painted)
Inks:
? (painted)
Colors:
? (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

[Contents] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Afraid to Love! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Ravielli
Inks:
Louis Ravielli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Margo Connors; Lefty Larson; Blanche; Bobby Connors; Sis Connors
Synopsis:
College student Margo works part-time to support her young brother and sister. When she’s hit by a foul ball, baseball player Lefty apologises and takes her home. Lefty and Margo fall in love, but she thinks he’s irresponsible and a bad influence on her siblings. When Margo's brother is injured in a ballgame, Lefty helps give him the will to live. Margo and Lefty get married and he becomes a professional baseball player.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. index card.

With Evil in Your Heart (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette
Inks:
Gene Fawcette
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Susan Craig; Mr. Craig; Mrs. Craig; Dexter Pierson; Beth Meadows; Nick Rundle; Larry; Mr. Pierson
Synopsis:
“Product of the slums” Susan schemes to enter high society by taking wealthy Dexter away from his girlfriend Beth. When Beth protests, Susan pushes her out a window into a lake. Beth is rescued by Dexter. Susan apologises to Beth and Dexter for her actions. Having lost Dexter forever, Susan returns to her “own kind of people” in the slums.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. index card.

Love Me Always Darling! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Myron Fass
Inks:
Myron Fass
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Hal; Audrey; Pat Wingate; Gale Newton
Synopsis:
College student Audrey dates Hal and wants to pledge the same sorority her mother had joined. However, Hal's jealous ex Gale tells Audrey to drop Hal or she’ll be voted out. Gale also compels Audrey, as part of her initiation, to not date anyone for a week and not explain why. Gale vamps the befuddled Hal and they get back together, until Hal overhears Gale bragging to Audrey about her scheme. Hal and Audrey are reunited and Audrey gets to stay in the sorority.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. index card.

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

Love Queries / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Larsen
Inks:
Howard Larsen
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
8 questions/answers about love.

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. index card.

Each question/answer is accompanied by a spot illustration.

Innocence Was My Angle! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman (signed)
Inks:
Manny Stallman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Andrea Butler; Rita Stanley; Al Worth; George Fremont
Synopsis:
Andrea uses “an air of wide-eyed innocence” to always get her way. She decides to steal handsome Al, the boyfriend of her co-worker and roommate Rita, preferring him to her blind date George. However, Al sees through her scheme and tells her off. Andrea repents and apologises to Al and Rita. She is happy when George reappears with his “completely honest, genuine love.”
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Contents]
  3. 2. Afraid to Love!
  4. 3. With Evil in Your Heart
  5. 4. Love Me Always Darling!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Love Queries
  7. 6. Innocence Was My Angle!
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