(December 1949-January 1950)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1949-10-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Robert Kanigher (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Empty Arms (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Theda Hall (photography); Emerson Hall (photography)
Inks
Theda Hall (photography); Emerson Hall (photography)
Colors
Theda Hall (photography); Emerson Hall (photography)
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Male Beachgoer; Female Beachgoer

Indexer Notes

"Cover Photograph in Color by Theda and Emerson Hall from Globe" (indicia)

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Empty Arms (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Lucille Wayne; Keith Wells; Gerald Hammond; Head Waiter
Synopsis
While vacationing at Miami Beach, Lucille is wooed by two men: Keith, a waiter and struggling journalism student, and Gerald, a sexy and sophisticated man of the world. Life with Keith would be one of financial struggle, but life with Gerald would one of luxury and comfort. When Gerald reveals himself to be a fortune hunter wooing Lucille only because he believes her to be a wealthy woman, Keith flattens him with a sock to the jaw and sends him packing. Lucille marries Keith.

Indexer Notes

Different from story in #47. Credits via Robin Snyder.

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

Daisy's Diary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Diary Steve is taking me to a party...
Genre
humor
Characters
Daisy; Steve
Synopsis
Steve compliments Daisy on her hair, hands, and dress, but Daisy takes umbrage when he overlooks her new earrings.

Borrowed Heart (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Natalie Krigstein
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Martha Crane; Craig Worth; Katherine Saxton; Doris Saxton; Jim

I Reached for the Moon (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Natalie Krigstein
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

writer credit from Robin Snyder

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

Lili / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Imagine people saying: 'Love is blind!'
Genre
romance

Love Sets a Trap (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Natalie Krigstein
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Val; Bart; Stella; Jim
Synopsis
Val loves a man of great wanderlust who cannot settle down to married life.

Indexer Notes

writer credit from Robin Snyder

Romance Counter (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
romance

Last Chance for Happiness (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Bonnie; Sheila (Bonnie's cousin); Mr. Frank (diner owner); Cab Driver; Kenneth Wilson; Chinese Curio Shop Owner; Evelyn Leith
Synopsis
Bonnie can't get a job in the city because all she can do is cook and sew. One day, she offers to cook for a harried diner operator and her lunches become a sensation among office workers in the neighborhood. She delivers one to lawyer Ken Wilson, and they are soon dating and falling in love. Ken's boss, Evelyn Leith, asks Bonnie to bake and deliver a cake for his birthday party. When she arrives at the party, she finds Evelyn has claimed Ken as her own. Bonnie is hurt, and decides to return to the farm. Ken finds her at the train station, gives her a ring, and proposes.

Girls' Love Stories Contest Winners! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The World Is Ours... (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Full-page love poem with four black and white illustrations.

Romantic As a Harvest Moon (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Empty Arms
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Empty Arms
  4. 3. ["Dear Diary Steve is taking me to a party..."]
    Daisy's Diary
  5. 4. Borrowed Heart
  6. 5. I Reached for the Moon
  7. 6. ["Imagine people saying: 'Love is blind!'"]
    Lili
  8. 7. Love Sets a Trap
  9. 8. Romance Counter
  10. 9. Last Chance for Happiness
  11. 10. Girls' Love Stories Contest Winners!
  12. 11. The World Is Ours...
  13. 12. Romantic As a Harvest Moon
    Secret Hearts
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Axel Kahlstorff
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kathryn Wright
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