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from a book in the JVJ Collection
Issue: #8
Published: September 1952, 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
Notes: Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)

Comic Story (10 pages) Bewitched
Synopsis: June, who thinks she’s “homely,” goes on a fly-fishing vacation to New England. She meets vacationing artist Peter, who says June has “an inferiority complex” because she’s tall. He also denigrates fishing as a sport. They fall in love and June blossoms, but spiteful Leslie says Peter changed “an ugly duckling into a beauty” on a bet. June leaves. Peter finally tracks her down months later at a “sportsmans show,” says Leslie lied, and they reconcile.
Genre: Romance
Characters: June Smith Caleb Jordan Mrs. Jordan Peter Warner Leslie Carter

Comic Story (7 pages) Answer My Love
Synopsis: Jean grew up with “impetuous” Bill and “dependable” Ed. She likes Ed but Bill “is so much fun!” and accepts his marriage proposal. Bill doesn’t show up on their wedding day and Jean asks Ed to marry her and he does. Bill returns later and asks to talk to Jean, but the car they’re riding in is involved in an accident. Bill leaves town but Ed finds out. Jean fears he’ll leave her, but Ed still loves her and Jean knows she made the right choice.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Jean Bill Furness Ed Murrow

Text Story (2 pages) The Luck of a Corporal
Credits: Script: Margaret Isbell | Pencils: ? (illustrations) | Inks: ? (illustrations) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (3 pages) Dial L-O-V-E
Synopsis: A young woman lives in a small town with a “party line” telephone system. She talks to Ted on the phone and they meet and fall in love. However, she later hears Ted’s voice speaking in a romantic manner to someone else on the telephone and is upset. Ted explains that his brother Bill sounds just like him and Bill was talking to his girlfriend.
Credits: Pencils: Vernon Greene | Inks: Vernon Greene
Genre: Romance
Characters: Ted "Sweet"

Comic Story (1 page) Complimentary Yours
Synopsis: “Some people just don’t know how to accept a compliment gracefully. All they do is make any sweet-talking friend feel like a fool.”
Credits: Pencils: Art Saaf | Inks: Art Saaf
Genre: Romance
Characters: Edna Gail Randy

Comic Story (8 pages) I Tricked My Heart
Synopsis: Roger proposes to his college sweetheart Sally, unaware she has been long planning revenge against his family. Her aunt Hattie was married to and then abandoned by Roger’s uncle Sam, leaving her “sick and penniless.” Hattie wants Sally to break Roger’s heart “the way his uncle broke mine!” Sally actually loves Roger and likes his family but is indebted to her aunt for raising her. She confesses the plot then learns the truth: Sam died in an auto accident or he would have returned to Hattie. Sally can now marry Roger.
Credits: Pencils: Jim Mooney | Inks: Bernard Sachs
Genre: Romance
Characters: Sally Gillis Roger Kinkaid Aunt Hattie Mrs. Kinkaid Mr. Kinkaid

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