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Romantic Confessions v01 004

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Volume: #1, Issue: #4
Published: January 1950, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Edward Cronin
Color: Full Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
Notes: On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, July-December 1949, page 257, registration number B221868. Indicia: ROMANTIC CONFESSIONS, published monthly by Hillman Periodicals, Inc., at 420 DeSoto Ave., St. Louis, Mo. Executive and Editorial Offices, 535 Fifth Ave., New York 17, N.Y. Edward Cronin, Editor. Vol. 1, No. 4, January 1950. Printed in the United States of America. Price 10¢ a copy, subscription rate $1.20 a year in the United States and possessions. Copyright 1949 by Hillman Periodicals, Inc. Application for second class entry pending.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Love Stories From Life
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (8 pages) The Love That I Needed
Synopsis: After her parents are killed, 10-year-old Vicki is raised by her older married sister Rita. Rita convinces Vicki that all men, including her husband Al, are bad. As a young woman, Vicki goes to work for the government; Bill is her boss and he falls in love with Vicki but she rejects him. Al returns from military service and urges Vicki to reconsider: he says Rita had a warped view of love and marriage. Vicki allows herself to admit she loves Bill.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Vicki Bill Hanley Rita Al Dr. Stanley

Comic Story (8 pages) I'll Know When I Find My Love
Synopsis: Colonel Adams tries to convince his daughter Georgia to marry one of the young Army officers under his command. Georgia runs off to the city and is befriended by sleazy Tony. She is nearly arrested in a raid on a gambling joint, but policeman Steve lets her off and they fall in love. When Tony tries to win her back, Steve punches him and marries Georgia. Her father is happy.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance
Characters: Georgia Adams Steve Mulhern Colonel Linsey Adams Mrs. Catherine Adams Major MacGregor John MacGregor Tony Eggers Ruth Murray

Comic Story (8 pages) I Dare You to Love Me
Synopsis: Georgie and her father operate a coastal mail boat in Florida. After her boyfriend Frank marries someone else, Georgie swears off men. They rescue Sam, whose boat sank, and he asks Georgie for a date. He proves to her that he’s not a wolf or unfaithful, and they fall in love.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance
Characters: Georgie Warner Frank Sam Arnold Pops Warner Mrs. Monahan Jimmy Miller

Text Story (2 pages) He-Man Stuff
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (3 pages) An Emperor's Love
Synopsis: In 1866, as his short-lived Mexican empire crumbles, Maximilian sends his wife Carlotta back to Europe so she will be safe. Maximilian is executed by the Mexicans and Carlotta goes mad: she waits for him to return until her death in 1927.
Genre: Historical Romance
Characters: Maximilian Of Austria Carlotta Louis Napoleon

Comic Story (8 pages) $100 Worth of Heartbreak
Synopsis: Steel factory worker Hank fights boxer Tiger Ames to earn $100 so he can marry Leila. However, she rejects the money and breaks up with him, because she hates fighting. Hank becomes a professional boxer and is managed by sexy heiress Irene. Leila shows up to apologise to Hank but sees him and Irene together and leaves. Hank loses the championship fight, Irene dumps him, and a broken hand ends his career. He reconciles with Leila.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Hank Andrews Leila Irene Baker Tiger Ames Joe Bailey Al

Comic Story (1 page) Romance Expert
Synopsis: Bashful Herman is talked into participating in “romance class” at drama school and proves to be a natural.
Genre: Humor
Characters: Susie Herman

Comic Story (8 pages) Forgive Me, Kathleen
Synopsis: As a child, Louise is jealous of her sister Kathleen. When they grow up, Louise continues her campaign of dislike and hostility. Kathleen dates Johnny and when Louise learns he is going to propose marriage to her sister, she takes his car and frames him for an accident in which a man is injured. Louise throws herself on the mercy of the court and is sentenced to two years in prison.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Kathleen Marin Johnny Hays Louise Marin Mrs. Marin Judge Frank Ed

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