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Romantic Love 001 (c2c)

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Issue: #1
Published: September-October 1949, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Sol Cohen
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was On-going Series
Notes: On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals 1950, page 116
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: George Mayers (painting) | Inks: George Mayers (painting) | Colours: George Mayers (painting) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (11 pages) No Other Love!
Synopsis: After her boyfriend David is killed in the war, Nina tries to lose herself in a job with the Whittaker Corporation. She accepts the marriage proposal of Edward, son of the company’s owner Julia. Julia insists Nina resign her job and devote her time to planning the wedding. Nina bumps into George, a longtime suitor, and he warns her that the Whittakers are snobs. She says she can’t go back on her promise, but when Edward demands Nina write a letter to his mother apologizing for talking to George, Nina breaks up with him. She marries faithful George.
Credits: Pencils: Walter Johnson (signed) | Inks: Walter Johnson (signed) | Letters: Howard Ferguson
Genre: Romance
Characters: Nina Chamberlin Mrs. Chamberlin George Gregory David Temple Dr. Radcliff Edward Whittaker Julia Whittaker

Comic Story (7 pages) Running Wild
Synopsis: 16-year-old Tina compels her date George to take her to the Blue Light Inn, “hangout of celebrities, racketeers, and gamblers.” She meets gambler Ricky there and dumps George. Ricky involves Tina in his crooked dealings but one night while fleeing the police, Ricky wrecks his car: he is killed and Tina is badly injured. She recovers and admits “I’ve been such a fool!”
Credits: Pencils: Manny Stallman (signed) | Inks: Manny Stallman (signed)
Genre: Romance
Characters: Tina Watson Mrs. Margaret Watson George Ricky Macarron Tom

Comic Story (8 pages) I Pawned My Love!
Synopsis: Tricia convinces Mickey to become a boxer so they both can escape from poverty. Nightclub owner Joe backs Mickey’s career and hires Tricia to sing in his club. Tricia breaks up with Mickey and after three years becomes a star. She dates wealthy Thompson but when he proposes she realizes she loves him and confesses her scheming ways; he doesn’t care. However, when Tricia is badly injured in an automobile accident, she and Thompson break up. Mickey returns and he and Tricia reconcile and get married.
Credits: Pencils: Ed Waldman ? | Inks: Ed Waldman ?
Genre: Romance
Characters: Tricia O'Ryan Mickey "The Rock" Dorney Tim O'Ryan Ma O'Ryan Joe Meeker Thompson Crockett Mrs. Crockett

Comic Story (11 pages) Flight From Shame
Synopsis: Elaine learns her brother has a serious illness and goes to work as an apprentice lathe operator to pay his medical bills. Foreman Jack makes a pass at her but Elaine already has a boyfriend, Lou. However, Lou is two-timing her because “I don’t go for the factory type!” Elaine meets wealthy Marv at a party and hides her socio-economic status from him but Jack reveals the truth. Elaine moves to another city and is hired as a waitress. Marv tracks her down and brings her home because her mother and brother need her. He also says his family was not always rich and he wants to marry Elaine.
Credits: Pencils: Frank R. Sieminski (signed) | Inks: Frank R. Sieminski (signed)
Genre: Romance
Characters: Marv Eaton Elaine Trent Doris Clayton Lou Anderson Jack Brennan Mrs. Trent Tom Trent

Text Article (2 pages) Zachary Scott
Featuring: Star of the Month
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (9 pages) Love Diary
Synopsis: Waitress Betsy falls in love with college student Bob, but when she learns he’s taking a “rich society girl” to his fraternity dance, she is upset. Bob claims he does love her. After he graduates, they both move to the big city but Bob never mentions marriage. He breaks up with Betsy because he thinks she’s cheating on him (she was just caring for a sick neighbor). Betsy intends to commit suicide but Bob returns just in time: the neighbors confirmed her story. He apologizes and proposes marriage.
Credits: Pencils: Walter Johnson ? | Inks: Walter Johnson ?
Genre: Romance
Characters: Betsy Jones Bob Fischer Mr. Grayson Fred Carson Mrs. Carson

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