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Home St. John Publications True Love Pictorial True Love Pictorial 001 -JVJ
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From the collection of JVJ
Issue: #1
Published: December 1952, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Archer St. John; Marion McDermott
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-Stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: ? (photo) | Inks: ? (photo) | Colours: ? (photo)
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (8 pages) Marriage for Spite
Synopsis: Edna flirts with other men to make her boyfriend Johnny jealous, and he finally breaks up with her as a result. When she hears he’s dating Laura, Edna goes out with Lewis in revenge, and agrees to marry him to one-up Johnny. But when Edna tries to break up Johnny and Laura, Lewis sees it and realizes her scheme. Edna attends Johnny and Laura’s wedding and congratulates them sincerely. Lewis takes her back.
Credits: Pencils: ? [as "TAL"]
Genre: Romance
Characters: Edna Johnny Lewis Borden Laura Blaine

Comic Story (8 pages) Bargaining for Happiness
Synopsis: Kathy, who lives with her family in a shabby section of town inhabited mostly by poor railroad workers, becomes engaged to her boss Dick, the son of a wealthy businessman. Her neighbor Tom informs her that Dick’s father is buying up the mortgages and intends to dispossess the workers. Kathy learns the prospective landowner is unaware of this tactic. Tom makes a deal so the workers will be paid fairly for their homes. Kathy and Tom will be married.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Kathy Mason Dick Saunders Tom Gannon Mr. Mason Mrs. Mason O'Brien Mr. Saunders Mr. Barkley

Comic Story (4 pages) Heartbreak House
Synopsis: Adria wins a house in a contest. Architect Keith asks to lease it from her, and Adria helps him find a lot and furnish and decorate the house. She falls in love with him, then learns he’s engaged to Gloria and plans to marry her and live there. However, Gloria isn’t interested in living in the house. Keith and Adria will get married and move in, instead.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Adria Lewis Gloria Ashley Keith Hadley

Text Story (2 pages) Marriage Insurance
Credits: Script: Dana Dutch
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (5 pages) Corsage of Heartaches
Synopsis: Lucy and her fiancé Ivan jointly inherit the plant nursery where they work. According to the will, the nursery is to be split between them, and at the end of three months, whoever has made the most money gets the whole business. Lucy and Ivan’s romance is strained by the competition. Lucy wins, then learns her scheming cousin Marta faked the whole “contest” to split up Lucy and Ivan. It doesn’t work: Lucy and Ivan will marry and run the nursery jointly.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Ivan Marta Lucy Bascom

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