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From the JVJ Collection - scans by Snard
Issue: #11
Published: June 1951, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Alfred Grenet; Richard Arnold (associate); Everett M. Arnold (general manager)
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Most information for this issue provided by Ger Apeldoorn (March 2011). Copyright 1951 by Comic Magazines.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: ? (photograph) | Inks: ? (photograph) | Colours: ? (photograph)
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (9 pages) Born to Kill
Synopsis: Rich Wenda and her boyfriend Rex are caught hunting on Dave’s land without permission. He is adamantly opposed to hunting. Rex is accidentally shot as he and Wenda continue to hunt, and Dave takes them to his cabin to await medical help. Wenda learns Dave is a decorated veteran and thus understands his dislike of killing. Dave shoots a rattlesnake to save Wenda. Rex readily gives up his claim on her, and she will marry Dave instead.
Credits: Script: Paul Gustavson | Pencils: Paul Gustavson | Inks: Paul Gustavson | Letters: Paul Gustavson
Genre: Romance
Characters: Dave Hanley Rex Tilton Wenda Carr

Comic Story (6 pages) Fool's Paradise
Synopsis: Secretary Lana goes on a blind date with illustrator Don, after turning down an offer from fellow worker Hal. Lana and Don fall in love, but he says marriage is out of the question and Lana thinks he’s already married. She dates Hal on the rebound, but he’s a cad and Lana must be rescued by Don. Don introduces her to his widowed mother; his father committed suicide and Don feels obliged to pay his father’s debts before he can marry. Lana insists they get married and share the burden, and they do.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Don Logan Hal Downing Mrs. Logan Lana Norton

Comic Story (7 pages) The Price of Fame
Synopsis: Agent Jimmy gets actress Lora a movie contract. She yearns to play “slinky and seductive” roles but is cast as the “innocent girl-next-door” type. Lora tries to convince producer Rod Allerton she can be a sexy vamp, but he makes an unwanted pass at her instead. Jimmy rescues her and confesses he loves her.
Credits: Pencils: Sam Citron | Inks: Bill Ward ? | Editing: Harry Stein (original); Elaine Allen (original associate); Gloria Bley (original associate); Alfred Grenet (original associate)
Genre: Romance
Characters: Lora Dunbar Jimmy O'Hara Nan Max Fennan Rod Allerton

Comic Story (8 pages) Flames of Deceit
Synopsis: Jed tells his girlfriend Jan they can’t marry because he must care for his invalid mother. Jan says she can help out; the dubious Mrs. Shane says Jan should move in with them before the wedding as a test. The older woman works Jan mercilessly; Jan suspects Mrs. Shane isn’t really as helpless as she claims. Jan tries to trick Mrs. Shane into revealing her true state of health by starting a fire, but this doesn’t work. However, Jed overhears his mother telling Jan that she’ll never allow her son to get married and leave her. Jed and Jan wed and Mrs. Shane has a “miraculous recovery.”
Credits: Pencils: Little Al | Inks: Lin Streeter
Genre: Romance
Characters: Jan Marlowe Jed Shane Mrs. Shane

Letters Page (1 page) What Does It Take to Catch a Husband
Credits: Pencils: ? (illustration) | Inks: ? (illustration) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance

Text Story (2 pages) Little Brother Makes a Match
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance
Characters: Alec Tabot Patsy Parker Stewart Howbridge Timmy Parker

Comic Story (8 pages) Love on the Menu
Synopsis: Diner waitress Sally befriends Gary, a down on his luck customer who’s from a wealthy family but renounced the fortune to try and succeed on his own. They fall in love. Gary gets a good job and they plan to wed, but visit his stuffy family in Boston first. Sally feels disrespected by Gary’s snobbish mother, but his crusty grandmother says she was a waitress when her husband was just starting out, so everything works out in the end.
Credits: Pencils: John Forte | Inks: Bill Ward ?
Genre: Romance
Characters: Gary Abbott Granny Abbott Mr. Abbott Mrs. Abbott Nick Sally Hill

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