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Comment: Jun/1950

Issue: #5
Published: June 1950, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Indicia: LOVER’S [sic] LANE is published bi-monthly by LEV GLEASON PUBLICATIONS, INC., 114 E. 32nd St., New York 16, N.Y. Hannah Schreiberg, Business Manager, E.A. Piller, Advertising Director. Editorial, advertising and business offices at 114 E. 32nd St., New York 16, N.Y. Entry as second class matter pending at the post office at New York, N.Y. Additional entry pending at Meriden, Conn. Single copy 10c; yearly subscription in U.S., 60c. Copyright, 1950, by LEV GLEASON PUBLICATIONS, INC. Printed in U.S.A. June, 1950. Vol. 1, No. 5. The Publisher is not responsible for unsolicited manuscripts. Manuscripts accompanied by self-addressed, stamped envelopes will be returned.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) The Letter I Should Never Have Written!
Credits: Pencils: ? (painted) | Inks: ? (painted) | Colours: ? (painted)
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (9 pages) The Letter I Should Never Have Written
Synopsis: Amy is engaged to Martin but still loves Barry. She writes Martin a letter breaking their engagement, then realizes Barry is a faker. Amy can’t retrieve the letter but Martin doesn’t mention it and they are married. When they return from their honeymoon, Martin discovers the letter and Amy begs him not to open it. Martin is suspicious but burns the letter because the stamp was upside down, which means “I love you,” and he feels Amy must have done this subconsciously.
Credits: Letters: typeset; ?
Genre: Romance
Characters: Amy Chandler Barry Bryson Martin Chandler Mrs. Chandler

Text Article (1 page)
Featuring: Love Letter of the Month
Synopsis: "Love Letter of the Month, Chosen by Ada Nevill"; "YOU CAN WIN $10 FOR A LOVE LETTER" [write-in column purporting to publish reader submissions]
Credits: Script: ? [as Ada Nevill] | Letters: typeset; ?
Genre: Non-fiction Romance
Characters: Ada Nevill

Comic Story (7 pages) Repentant Daughter
Synopsis: Pat’s mother thinks she’s too young to date and castigates both Pat and fellow student Rod when they sneak off to go skating. Pat decides to run away from home, but her teacher Miss Ellis explains her parents’ attitude: their older daughter Emily ran away from home and died. They adopted Pat and are trying to avoid making the same mistake with her. Pat and Rod apologize to Pat’s mother and she even invites Rod to have dinner with them.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Pat Evers Rod Brown Susan Mrs. Evers Mr. Jenks Miss Ellis

Comic Story (2 pages) The Actions of a Bashful Beau Speak Louder Than Words!
Featuring: How Did He Propose?
Synopsis: "This is a true love story sent in by Mrs. J. Waitkus of Wildwood, New Jersey." High school student Ethel expects a marriage proposal from her boyfriend Jim, but he’s too shy. He finally sends her an orchid and a diamond ring via messenger. She accepts.
Genre: Non-fiction Romance
Characters: Ethel George Edson Jim Waitkus

Text Story (1 page) So You're Going Steady? (For Girls)
Synopsis: "We've asked Marilyn Monroe for some advice on the behavior of a girl toward her boy friend when she's going steady. Here are her ten suggestions."
Credits: Script: ? [as Marilyn Monroe] | Pencils: Pat Rooney (signed); ? | Inks: Pat Rooney (signed); ?
Genre: Non-fiction Romance
Characters: Marilyn Monroe

Text Article (1 page) So You're Going Steady? (For Boys)
Synopsis: "We've asked Larry Parks for some advice on the behavior of a boy toward his girl friend when he's going steady. Here are his ten suggestions."
Credits: Script: ? [as Larry Parks] | Pencils: Pat Rooney (signed); ? | Inks: Pat Rooney (signed); ?
Genre: Non-fiction Romance
Characters: Larry Parks

Comic Story (8 pages) Love Divided
Synopsis: The Boice and Howell families own neighboring farms and have a long-time rivalry. Their children June and Michael fall in love, but each refuses to consider leaving their family farm to live on the other’s property. June and Michael decide to get married anyway, and the two families agree to merge their properties and share their children's time equally.
Credits: Letters: typeset; ?
Genre: Romance
Characters: June Howell Michael Boice Jim Boice Mrs. Boice Henry Howell Mr. Wong Mrs. Gale

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: The Love Clinic
Synopsis: "Here pictorially dramatized, is one of the many letters that reached my desk concerning the personal problems of our readers. My answer and opinions are likewise dramatized. If you have a love problem and would like my assistance in helping you solve it, please send it to me...I will choose the most interesting letter for dramatization... Ada Nevill" Shy high school student Margie writes to Ada Nevill for help. Ada advises her to be more outgoing and friendly and her life will be better.
Credits: Script: Ada Nevill (credited) | Letters: typeset; ?
Genre: Non-fiction Romance
Characters: Ada Nevill Margie Bill Aiken Jane Mr. Hartshorn

Comic Story (7 pages) Good-Bye to My First Love...
Synopsis: Working in a florist’s shop for the summer, 16-year-old Trudy is courted by handsome Paul, who is twice her age. Trudy’s older sister Jane warns her against him. Jane steals Paul from Trudy, but then Trudy enlists attractive widow Sally to take him away from her sister. The three women compare notes and agree Paul is an insincere wolf. Trudy dates Teddy, who is her own age.
Credits: Letters: typeset; ?
Genre: Romance
Characters: Carol Richards Jane Jones Mrs. Jones Paul Davis Sally Richards Ted Trudy Jones

Letters Page (2 pages)
Featuring: Ada Nevill Answers Your Love Problems
Credits: Script: ? [as Ada Nevill]
Genre: Non-fiction Romance
Characters: Ada Nevill

Text Article (1 page) Azerbaijan
Featuring: Stamp Page
Genre: Non-fiction

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