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October-November 1950; 52 pages; c2c; scanner undetermined.
Issue: #8
Published: October-November 1950, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]
Color: Full Color Dimensions: Standard Silver Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
Notes: Indexed from a scan by "cooperway4" from Digital Comic Museum.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Genre: Romance
Characters: Howard Thurston Tanya Rita

Comic Story (12 pages) My Little Gypsy Sweetheart
Synopsis: Wealthy Howard and Rita are a couple, as are gypsies Ivor and Tanya. The latter are hired to perform at Howard’s engagement party; reading his palm, Tanya predicts Howard won’t marry Rita, but will instead fall in love with a gypsy girl. Afterwards, Howard learns the gypsies stole from his guests. He tracks down Tanya but they fall in love. The other gypsies rob Howard’s house; Tanya saves his life and Howard proposes marriage to her.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Howard Thurston Mr. Thurston Tanya Ivor Rita Gypsy King

Comic Story (9 pages) Classrooms Aren't For Kisses
Synopsis: Teacher Janice,“not yet 27 years of age,” fears she’ll be an old maid. After striking out with some old flames, she sets her sights on fellow teacher Peter but he’s too shy and boring. Janice goes on a cruise to Europe in search of love and adventure and meets Carl. In Luxembourg, Carl asks Janice to hold a package for him, and she discovers it is a stolen painting. Janice is charged with theft but Peter learns of this and sends his life savings to pay the damages. Janice returns to the USA and Peter’s arms.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Janice King Chris Sanford Glenn Rutledge Peter Dawson Carl Baldwin

Text Story (1 page) Sir Galahad
Credits: Letters: ?; typeset
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (11 pages) Wooed by a Wanderer
Synopsis: Betty is bored with life in Ponca City. She meets Cal, who wanders the countryside collecting folk songs, and they fall in love. Betty discovers Cal finances his travels selling patent medicine “Niripsa” and is ashamed of him. Cal departs and Betty returns to her hometown boyfriend Roy. A year later, Cal--now a popular singer--returns to Ponca City. During a cyclone, Betty realises she loves him and they reconcile.
Credits: Pencils: Lin Streeter [as Lin] (signed) | Inks: Lin Streeter [as Lin] (signed)
Genre: Romance
Characters: Betty Channing Roy Cal Turner Mrs. Channing

Text Story (1 page) Party Dress
Credits: Letters: ?; typeset
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (11 pages) Romance Rides the Waves
Synopsis: Joyce is bitter because her once-wealthy family is now only middle-class. She meets Ted and thinks he’s upper-class because he says he owns a boat, but is shocked to see it’s a tugboat not a yacht. She falls for Stan, who does have a yacht, then discovers he’s a smuggler who was only using her. Ted rescues Joyce from the sinking yacht and she realizes she’s been a snob—and that she and Ted love each other.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Joyce Duncan Mr. Duncan Ted Harris Stan Halliday

Text Story (1 page) The Smoothie
Credits: Letters: ?; typeset
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Dating Do's and Don'ts
Credits: Pencils: Ed Moline ? | Inks: Ed Moline ?
Genre: Romance

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