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Popular Romance 014 -JVJ

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Issue: #14
Published: August 1951, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing:
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US, Later Standard Silver Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Popular Romance
Synopsis: Full-page, front cover photograph of a young couple playfully embracing.
Credits: Pencils: ? (photo) | Inks: ? (photo) | Colours: ? (photo) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance
Characters: Young Brunette Woman In Teal Young Blond Man In Red

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Love Clinic
Synopsis: Full-page, inside front cover story about Helen Slade, a young woman strongly attracted to a young man named Eric. She doesn't want to appear too eager for his company and ignores him. He wearies of her game. The reader is asked to guess what she has done wrong. The answer is revealed in the last panel.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Helen Slade Eric

Comic Story (10 pages) Love Finds a Way
Synopsis: Shortly after meeting him in a soda shop, Peggy Davies marries Kip Shelby, a well-heeled young man new in town. Within moments however, the police arrest Kip for a crime committed some time in his past. Peggy then moves to another town, finds a good job, and marries Ward Barclay, a decent, loving young man. She doesn't tell him of her disastrous first marriage. Three years, Kip is released from prison and appears at Peggy's back door threatening to reenter her life. The next day, however, she learns from a newspaper report that Kip was killed in a traffic accident after leaving her house.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Peggy Davies Ward Barclay Kip Shelby Peggy's Parents Laura (Peggy's Friend)

Text Article (1 page) Advice
Featuring: Just Between Us...
Synopsis: Nonfiction article by Brenda Brant on sunglasses, bouquets, and other topics.
Credits: Script: Brenda Brant | Pencils: ? (spot illustration) | Inks: ? (spot illustration) | Colours: ? (spot illustration) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (8 pages) Prisoner of My Heart
Synopsis: Edith Hilliard is an orphan boarding in the home of the Bakers, members of the orphanage board. She is secretly in love with their nephew Bud. She is self-conscious about her homeless background, and when Bud proposes, she is so confused, she runs away by hitching rides out of town. When one motorist expects physical intimacy for providing her with a lift, she flees into the stormy evening. Realizing her decision to run away from Bud was a mistake, she returns to the Baker home. The Bakers have prepared a surprise birthday party for her and when Bud once again proposes, she accepts.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Edith Hilliard Bud Baker Bud's Parents Ginny (Edith's Kid Sister)

Text Story (2 pages) Liz Gets Hep
Synopsis: Liz is a high school junior and is unable to get dates because she's too intellectual. She plays dumb for handsome senior Max and wins his interest.
Credits: Script: Margaret Isbel | Pencils: ? (spot illustrations) | Inks: ? (spot illustrations) | Colours: ? (spot illustrations) | Letters: Typeset
Genre: Romance
Characters: Liz Drew Max Rooker

Comic Story (7 pages) Afraid to Marry
Synopsis: Shy and timid secretary Joanne dates handsome, well-to-do lawyer Mark and accepts his offer of marriage though terrified of his upper class background and social circle. She feigns illness to avoid meeting his friends. When he enters politics, her anxiety reaches a fever pitch. Mark's mother advises Joanne to take courage and make an attempt to overcome her shyness. She does, and finds strong support from Mark.
Credits: Pencils: ?
Genre: Romance
Characters: Joanne Ames Mark Dawson Mark's Mother

Letters Page (1 page) Advice
Featuring: Let's Talk It Over
Synopsis: Advice on make-up and relationships.
Credits: Script: Brenda Brant | Pencils: ? (spot illustrations) | Inks: ? (spot illustrations) | Colours: ? (spot illustrations) | Letters: Typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Love Problems
Synopsis: Joan is attracted to Ted but doesn't want him to know she needs money and is working after school at the five-and-ten. One Saturday night, her mother suggests she go to a movie rather than sit home alone. She does, and there she discovers Ted working as a theater usher. He admits he needs money, too. They decide to date on Sundays.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Joan Ted Blake

Advertisement (1 page) Dress Offer
Synopsis: Full-page ad for mail-order dresses.
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: ? (spot illustrations) | Inks: ? (spot illustrations) | Colours: ? (spot illustrations) | Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page) Bra Offer
Synopsis: Full-page, inside back cover offer for mail-order bras.
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page) Clothing Offer
Synopsis: Full-page, back cover ad for mail-order women's clothing.
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: typeset

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