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Home Quality Diary Loves Diary Loves 031 (SOTI) -JVJ - (cover upgrade)
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In one love comic a demonstration is given of how to steal a "very expensive gown, Paris original" from a department store:

"I'll slip it on in the dressing-room. They won't notice me! I'll put it in that box and walk out, while the saleslady is busy with someone else! ... I walked out, trying to keep calm, trying to look and act natural ... Nobody has seen me! Ohh! If I can only reach the door!" (p. 40)
Issue: #31
Published: April 1953, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Alfred Grenet; Richard Arnold (associate); Everett M. Arnold (general manager)
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Most information for this issue provided by Ger Apeldoorn (March 2011).
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) To the Highest Bidder
Genre: Romance
Characters: Kay Medford Phil Morrow Vic Barron

Comic Story (8 pages) Time Payment Kisses
Synopsis: Shirley meets piano salesman Ben at an amateur drama club. They fall in love, but she is used to a higher standard of living than he can provide. This is curious, because Shirley’s father is just an office supplies salesman. Shirley learns her parents have been living beyond their means, borrowing money (even from Ben) to “keep up appearances.” She leaves home and gets a job as a sales clerk and refuses to see Ben until she can repay him. Ben tracks Shirley down and says they’ll be married and live sensibly on his salary.
Credits: Pencils: Ogden Whitney (signed) | Inks: Ogden Whitney (signed)
Genre: Romance
Characters: Ben Newcomb [also As Ben Newton] George Naylor Mr. Haley Mrs. Naylor Mr. Schuyler Mrs. Schuyler Mrs. Sloane Shirley Naylor

Comic Story (6 pages) I Had No Conscience
Synopsis: Meat packing company worker Eva dates truck driver Red but wants someone better. She begins a secret affair with married office manager David. Red finds out and beats up David; he’s sent to jail, David’s wife leaves him, and Eva is left all alone with a ruined reputation so “no decent man will have anything to do with” her.
Credits: Pencils: Charles Cuidera | Inks: Dick Dillin ?
Genre: Romance
Characters: David Wells Eva Shelby Red Vernon

Comic Story (9 pages) To the Highest Bidder
Synopsis: On an impulse, Kay tries to steal a dress from a store but is caught. Stranger Phil pretends to be her husband and convinces the store Kay is innocent. Kay thanks Phil but intends to find a rich husband so they part. However, she later discovers she likes him and they go on a date. Nightclub owner Vic saves them from a mugging and she goes out with him. It turns out Vic is a cruel gangster and set up the mugging to meet her. Phil rescues Kay and they decide to get married.
Credits: Pencils: Bob Hebberd | Inks: Bob Hebberd
Genre: Romance
Characters: Jean Kay Medford Phil Morrow Vic Barron

Text Story (1 page) Never Lose Your Man
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance
Characters: Burt Edythe Twombley John Avery

Statement Of Ownership (0 pages) Statement of the Ownership, Management, and Circulation
Credits: Script: Everett M. Arnold | Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (5 pages) No Place to Love
Synopsis: Cora wants to marry U.S. Navy sailor Bob, but they can’t find a decent, affordable place to live. The strain of waiting causes them to break up. Cora’s brother-in-law says he saw Bob with another woman, and Cora decides to move to another city. Bob stops her at the train station because the blonde was a real estate agent and she found them an apartment so they can now be wed.
Credits: Pencils: Charles Sultan | Inks: Dick Beck ?
Genre: Romance
Characters: Bob McShane Cora Ed Joan

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Home Quality Diary Loves Diary Loves 031 (SOTI) -JVJ - (cover upgrade)
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