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Polly Vol 4 # 43 � November 1947, Parents Magazine - (Formerly Polly Pigtails) - c2c - 44 pages
Scans by Soothsayr � Edits by CBPop
Last issue as Polly/Polly Pigtails. New name will be Girls' Fun and Fashion Magazine (see page 39)
Issue: #43
Published: October-November 1949, Price: 0.15 USD, Pages: 44, Editing: Betty Sears
Color: Mixed Black And White And Color Interior Pages Dimensions: 7.5" X 10.75" Paper Stock: Newsprint Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Note on page 39 of the magazine: "Beginning with the January issue on sale Dec. 2, the name of this magazine will be "Girls' Fun and Fashion Magazine". This change has been decided upon after months of consideration. As you know the name used to be Polly Pigtails and then we shortened it to Polly. We did that because we found that many girls who no longer wore pigtails objected to the name Polly Pigtails. But we found also, that Polly suggested to many readers that it was exclusively a comic magazine--which of course, it isn't. This is an all-around magazine for girls, dealing with their every interest..."
 Comic Contents:
Comic Story (5 pages) Old Clothes
Featuring: Tizzie
Synopsis: Tizzie is out collecting old clothes for the community chest, but the town's busybody spreads the word that Tizzie's family is bankrupt.
Credits: Pencils: Vic Herman (signed) | Inks: Vic Herman (signed)
Genre: Teen
Characters: Tizzie Wilkins Irtsie Stringbean Mary Lou Mr. Wilkins Mrs. Baynes Mrs. Dickle

Comic Story (2 pages) Savory Stew
Featuring: Polly in the Kitchen
Synopsis: Polly and her friend make beef stew.
Credits: Script: Patti Cooke (credited) | Letters: ?; typeset
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Polly Pigtails

Comic Story (4 pages) The Mystery Is Solved
Featuring: Polly Pigtails
Synopsis: Polly and Bobbie find their friend Ronnie (a girl) has been hiding a secret from them that concerns an old trunk they found in the attic.
Genre: Teen
Characters: Polly Pigtails Ronnie Bobbie

Comic Story (4 pages) Lady in the Air
Synopsis: The short life of Harriet Quimby, who became American's first female licensed pilot, and the first woman to fly a plane across the English Channel.
Genre: Non-fiction Aviation
Characters: Harriet Quimby

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