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Oct-Nov 1949; paper; ctc; not my scan

21-April-2009 11:22 pm
Username: Corinne
Comment: Five stories, ranging from better-than-average to wonderful.

Issue: #2
Published: October-November 1949, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]
Color: Full Color Dimensions: Standard Silver Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
Notes: All information on this issue provided by Ger Apeldoorn (February 2011).
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (9 pages) Lure of Latin Love
Synopsis: Laura wins a scholarship to study acting at the Sorbonne in Paris, so she turns down Phil’s offer of marriage and life on “a large scientific farm” he’ll manage. Laura stays in Paris but has to sing in a café while trying to get an acting job. Actor-director André romances her and gives her the lead in his new play. Phil arrives but steps aside because he thinks Laura loves André. On the night of the premiere, a fire breaks out in the theatre; André proves he’s a coward but Phil rescues Laura and she realizes she loves him.
Credits: Pencils: John Belfi (signed) | Inks: John Belfi (signed)
Genre: Romance
Characters: Laura Matthews Philip Lawton André Leblanc Lucienne Rouart

Text Story (1 page) If Only He'd Propose
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (10 pages) Road to Disaster
Synopsis: Stella is the confidential secretary to lawyer Don who prefers to help people rather than make a lot of money. They fall in love but Stella says he can’t support them both. Don promises to earn more, but he continues to fight for the underdogs. Stella arranges for Don to defend racketeer Steve but Don refuses to take the case. They break up and Stella dates Steve. Steve proposes marriage but asks Stella first to plead with a witness against him in an upcoming case: Stella finds the man dead and is arrested for murder. Don proves Steve killed the witness himself and he and Stella reconcile.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Stella Martin Mrs. Martin Don Simpson Mrs. Marietti Steve Hegen

Comic Story (8 pages) Heart of Stone
Synopsis: College student Janet never takes anything seriously. After graduation she’s hired as a department store salesclerk and dedicates herself to her job. Her boss Johnny is romantically attracted to her but she is only interested in work and turns him down with a laugh. Janet is promoted but feels lonely; she realises she loves Johnny but now he laughs at her. At a company picnic, she’s trapped in a forest fire and Johnny rescues her. They admit their love for each other.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Janet Proctor Professor Stevens Bill Weston Jack Phyllis Mary Johnny Merton Miss Grant

Comic Story (8 pages) Romance of the Ring
Synopsis: Socialite Linda’s sister Susan dates Jackie, middleweight boxing champion, but Linda steals him away just to prove she can. Dating Linda causes Jackie to skimp on training and he loses his title. Linda dumps him, then feels guilty; she buys his contract and decides to help him win the championship back, which he does. She decides to leave the country but Susan reunites Linda and Jackie, who are really in love.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Linda Sayres Susan Sayres Jackie Lands McCarthy Biff O'Banion Jerry Driscoll Bert

Text Story (1 page) Pretend There's Someone...
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (10 pages) The Greatest Power
Synopsis: As a child, Lainey breaks her leg in an accident and although it heals, she still cannot walk. She grows up confined to a wheelchair. Lainey and visiting safety engineer Kirk fall in love but her friend Liz says Lainey is not a fit mate for any man. Kirk is trapped in a mine accident and Lainey gets out of her wheelchair to rescue him. They are both saved and can now be together forever.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Elaine "Lainey" Brand Kirk Taylor Mrs. Brand Mr. Brand Dr. Olds Liz Burdette

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