(September-October 1949)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1949-07-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Theda Hall; Emerson Hall (photograph)
Inks
Theda Hall; Emerson Hall (photograph)
Colors
Theda Hall; Emerson Hall (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Credit in indicia reads "Cover Photograph in Color by Theda and Emerson Hall from Globe. The couple on the cover are Barbara Bates and Ray Montgomery, Warner Bros. players, appearing in 'Happy Times'"

Now - More Than Ever (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

table of contents

Make-Believe Sweetheart (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Synopsis
Claire discovers that Van really loves her, even though she has inadvertently been deceiving him all along.

Stories to Warm Your Heart! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Girls' Love Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Shy Serenade (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
illustrated poem

Dream Model (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Synopsis
Nan is shocked to see a painting of herself that she never modeled for, which sends her on a quest to find the artist.

Something is Always Buzzzzzing with Buzzy (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Jerry 'n' Joan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! I can't seem to find Jerry!
Genre
humor
Characters
Joan; Jerry

Blue Love Song (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Synopsis
Singer Linda Langley finds herself caught between the partners who own the nightclub where she works and she must decide which man to love.

Watch for Wakely! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Lili / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert ?
Pencils
Harry Lampert ?
Inks
Harry Lampert ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lili, did you see the costumes for our new show?
Genre
humor
Characters
Lili
Reprints

Screen Test for Love (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

[Sybil Morrison, Marion Buckley, Mette Lie, Suzy Orndorff] (Table of Contents: 13)

Busy Belles / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Anecdotes about four young girls who have started careers based on their interests.

The Fatal Beauty! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Design for Romance (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino ?
Inks
Frank Giacoia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Synopsis
When Nina moves to New York City she meets a handsome stranger on her first day and they fall in love, but a misunderstanding separates them for a time until he later rescues her from an automobile accident.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Smokey the Fire-Preventing Bear Comes to the Rescue of Peter Porkchops (Table of Contents: 17)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie; Smokey Bear
Synopsis
Smokey helps keep Peter from becoming Wolfie's dinner by making sure Wolfie's campfire is put out.

Romantic As an Arizona Sunset (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Laughs Galore (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Now - More Than Ever
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Make-Believe Sweetheart
  5. 4. Stories to Warm Your Heart!
    Girls' Love Stories
  6. 5. Shy Serenade
  7. 6. Dream Model
  8. 7. Something is Always Buzzzzzing with Buzzy
    Buzzy
  9. 8. ["Gosh! I can't seem to find Jerry!"]
    Jerry 'n' Joan
  10. 9. Blue Love Song
  11. 10. Watch for Wakely!
    Jimmy Wakely
  12. 11. ["Lili, did you see the costumes for our new show?"]
    Lili
  13. 12. Screen Test for Love
  14. 13. [Sybil Morrison, Marion Buckley, Mette Lie, Suzy Orndorff]
    Busy Belles
  15. 14. The Fatal Beauty!
    Wonder Woman
  16. 15. Design for Romance
  17. 16. ["Dear Reader: We hope you've enjoyed..."]
  18. 17. Smokey the Fire-Preventing Bear Comes to the Rescue of Peter Porkchops
    Peter Porkchops
  19. 18. Romantic As an Arizona Sunset
    Romance Trail
  20. 19. Laughs Galore
    Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Axel Kahlstorff
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