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True-To-Life Romances 08 (1949) -JVJ
This is the first issue of the title. Followed by #9 and then #3

soothsayr-novus scans
movielover-novus edits

from a book in the JVJ collection

11-February-2015 5:26 am
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Username: Netasha
Comment: Inside publishers date is Nov-Dec 1949 (.zip ). I think this may be issue #001 not #008 as #008 is clearly July 1951. Comicvine has a cover for #010 dated Jan 1952 but no others to take reference from but if you use it as a guide to count back it seems possible that this issue is #001.
 
 

Issue: #8 [1]
Published: November-December 1949, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing:
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Because I Hated Steve!
Credits: Pencils: L.B. Cole (signed) | Inks: L.B. Cole (signed)
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (7 pages) Because I Hated Steve!
Synopsis: Ronnie and Steve were high school sweethearts, but when he became a professional boxer he dumped her for Nancy. 2 years later, Ronnie is a reporter assigned to interview Steve after he loses a bout. Steve is cool to her and claims he’s quitting the ring. Ronnie writes a critical article, inspiring Steve to win the championship again. Ronnie and Steve reconcile.
Credits: Pencils: Manny Stallman (signed) | Inks: Manny Stallman (signed)
Genre: Romance
Characters: Ronnie Maxwell Steve Smith Dick Norton Nancy Emerson Joe Craig Arlene Rocky Allen

Comic Story (7 pages) Love Must Play a Part
Synopsis: Flame graduates from drama school and she insists she’ll be a dramatic actor, rejecting her friend Danny’s offer to form a dance act. Flame gets a job in a play but director Mervyn demands she marry him or lose her job. She agrees, even though she and Danny love each other. When Flame sees Danny in the audience, she breaks down and is fired by Mervyn. Flame and Danny reunite and will act together from now on.
Credits: Pencils: A. C. Hollingsworth (credited) | Inks: A. C. Hollingsworth (credited)
Genre: Romance
Characters: Flame O'Hara Mrs. O'Hara Danny Parker Mervyn Ford

Text Story (2 pages) Watch Where You Love
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (6 pages) I'd Fit the Dream
Synopsis: Airline hostess Irene meets James on a flight to Paris, but is constantly interrupted by infantile demands for attention from another passenger, Burt. Burt drives the wealthy and handsome James away, and after that repeatedly appears on Irene’s flights. Irene finally goes to the president of her airline to complain, only to discover Burt owns the company. She suddenly realises she loves him.
Credits: Pencils: Nina Albright (signed) | Inks: Nina Albright (signed)
Genre: Romance
Characters: James P. Quinlan Burt Richardson Irene Adams Miss Struther

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)

Comic Story (8 pages) My Heart Will Tell Me
Synopsis: Model Sonia likes reporter Syd, but she wants glamour and he lives a simpler life. Sonia dates wealthy Horace and they become engaged. However, Horace’s Aunt Edna and Syd make her realise that Horace is a womanising playboy who’s been engaged “hundreds of times.” Sonia decides Syd is the man for her, after all.
Credits: Pencils: Max Elkan | Inks: Max Elkan
Genre: Romance
Characters: Sonia Taylor Syd Eaton Mr. Taylor Nettie Carnahan Horace Breed Aunt Edna

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