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Home Magazine Enterprises Dream Book of Romance #8- JVJ
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Another book from the JVJ collection.
Last issue, autumn 1954.
tilliban-novus scans.


25-July-2023 2:41 pm
Username: tronvillain
Comment: A-1 Comics #110, since oddly it's not mentioned in the GCD listing.

Issue: #8
Published: September-October 1954, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Raymond C. Krank
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: ? (photograph) | Inks: ? (photograph) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (7 pages) Woman of Shame
Synopsis: Nancy and Tom are engaged but when her father dies she leaves school and looks for a job to help support her mother. The only job she can find is as a scantily-clad photographer in Ace’s nightclub. Seamstress Mrs. Foster tells Nancy that the girls who work in the club are “real, honest, decent people like you are!” Tom comes to visit but is ashamed when he sees her at work and Nancy breaks up with him. She and Dr. Eric fall in love but when photos of her in her work outfit are published in the newspaper, she fears he’ll dump her. Eric says he loves Nancy and doesn’t care about her job.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Nancy Talbot Tom Ace Hart Mrs. Foster Dr. Eric Mason Mrs. Talbot

Comic Story (7 pages) When Dreams Come True
Synopsis: Lucy has an inferiority complex about her appearance. Her brother Hal sends her to see fortune teller Cosmo the Great, and he tells her to go to a certain address. This turns out to be a fraternity reunion and she’s the hit of the party. Lucy has many dates, gains self-confidence and eventually becomes engaged to Eddie. Still unsure, she returns to Cosmo and he advises her to marry the man she meets who’s wearing a carnation. It’s Eddie, who is also an actor hired by Hal to play Cosmo. Eddie and Lucy will marry.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Lucy Cameron Hal Cameron Jack Nelson Eddie Tim

Letters Page (2 pages) The Dream Mirror
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (5 pages) She Saw Stars!
Synopsis: Debbie has dreams of becoming a star, much to her boyfriend Spence’s disgust. When movie actor Howard visits town, Debbie is cast opposite him in the local theatre group’s production. Spence accidentally ruins a scene and Debbie is angry. Howard claims Spence is a natural comedian and offers him a film contract, but Spence turns it down to marry Debbie (and it’s revealed that he and Howard cooked up the scheme).
Genre: Romance
Characters: Debbie Devine Mr. Devine Spence Freckles Howard Humphrey

Comic Story (7 pages) Unfaithful
Synopsis: Helen and her friend Joan spend their vacation on a dude ranch. Helen falls in love with Rod, but when they return to the city, she spots him kissing another woman. Rod explains he was breaking up with her because he loves Helen, but she’s unsure. Helen asks Joan to make a play for Rod to see if he can be faithful. When she sees Rod kissing Joan, Helen is convinced Rod is a rat. However, it was actually Joan and her real boyfriend, not Rod. Helen and Rod reconcile.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Helen Joan Rod

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Home Magazine Enterprises Dream Book of Romance #8- JVJ
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