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From the JVJ Collection.
Issue: #3
Published: January-February 1950, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing:
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format:
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: ? (photographs) | Inks: ? (photographs) | Colours: ? (photographs)
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (8 pages) Dark Secret
Synopsis: A few weeks before her wedding to Bob, Helen accepts a ride from Arthur, her friend Jane’s husband. Arthur gets fresh, Helen resists, the car wrecks, Arthur is killed, and Helen flees. The authorities know a woman was with Arthur and Jane says she’ll kill the woman if she finds her. After marrying Bob, Helen has nightmares about the accident. Jane learns Helen was “the woman” and attempts to kill her, but Bob intervenes and saves his wife. Helen and Bob decide “from now on, we won’t know the meaning of the word secret.”
Genre: Romance
Characters: Helen Bob Arthur Manners Jane Manners

Comic Story (10 pages) I Failed at Love
Synopsis: Sharon is fascinated with high society, and thinks her mechanic boyfriend Jimmy is “Dull! Dull!” Sharon has a crush on socialite David and turns down Jimmy’s marriage proposal. She meets and dates David; they fall in love, but Sharon is ashamed of her parents and David’s mother looks down on Sharon. When David learns he’ll be cut off without a cent, he tells Sharon “I’m not trained to earn a living.” They break up and Sharon can’t even go back to Jimmy because he married someone else.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Sharon Gray Mr. Gray Mrs. Gray Jimmy Sheldon David Manners Mrs. Manners

Text Article (0 pages) You Can Be a Prettier Darling
Credits: Script: Phyllis Pool | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (8 pages) A Handful of Stars
Synopsis: When Pete returns from the war, he tells his girlfriend Sonia he’s not returning to his job as a miner--he plans to become a lawyer. Sonia doesn’t want to wait five years to get married and Pete’s studying leaves little time for romance. Pete changes his mind and returns to the mine because he fears Sonia will leave him for his rival, miner Jan. Pete is trapped in a mine accident and Jan helps rescue him. Sonia tells Pete she’s willing to wait for him until he finishes law school.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Pete Derny Sonia Jan Cermak

Text Story (0 pages) Thrill of a Lifetime
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (8 pages) I Played at Marriage!
Synopsis: Jay marries the “sheltered” Barbara, who thinks “this business of cooking, cleaning and being a wife” will be “real fun!” Barbara is incompetent at housework and cooking and often shirks her duties, but when Jay is injured due to her carelessness, she changes her ways and “our home is now the well regulated, orderly existence it should be.”
Genre: Romance
Characters: Barbara Williams Jay Williams Madge Helen Mr. Carson

Text Story (0 pages) Unruly Heart
Credits: Letters: typeset

Text Article (1 page)
Featuring: The Answer Woman
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (9 pages) Flight from Love
Synopsis: Airline pilots Roger and Larry compete for the affections of stewardess Leslie. She chooses Roger and they become engaged. Larry reacts badly: “She can’t marry a corpse. And when I kill you, I’ll kill her, too. If I can’t have her, nobody will!” The two men struggle and Larry is killed. Roger flees to Brazil to work for a tramp airline. His new girlfriend Pepita sends Roger back to Leslie. Roger learns Larry didn’t die, so Roger and Leslie can now be married.
Genre: Romance
Characters: Roger Martin Leslie Larry Lopez Pepita Gabby Remsen

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