Intimate Confessions #8

United States

Avon

United States

Published
March 1953
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Golden Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/263238

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Art
William Randall, penciller
 
William Randall, inker
Colours
William Randall, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

Art taken from Avon Paperback #375, entitled “Babes and Sucklings” by Philip Wylie.

Art credit from ISFDB: http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/pl.cgi?493724

Show/hide 1. Untitled [Table of Contents] Table of contents, 1 page

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Everett Kinstler, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer

Notes

On inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Left At the Altar! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Jim Mayhew; Joan Stevens; Mr. Stevens; Mrs. Stevens; Dave Norton

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Everett Kinstler, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Tender Love Stories (Skywald, 1971 series) #1 (February 1971)

Synopsis

Joan is left at the altar by Jim. She goes on a vacation and plans to “make at least one man regret that he was born!” Joan flirts with Dave although she wants “to slap his handsome face, to make all men pay for my unhappiness.” Dave proposes marriage and she accepts, then leaves the resort, planning to break his heart. She changes her mind and bumps into Dave, who admits he had the same idea: they realize they sincerely do love each other.

Show/hide 3. Fatal Woman Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime; romance
Characters
Sharon Mason; Eddie Hollis; Joe

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Rosenberger, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Love and Romance Library (Frew, 1957? series) #102 ([June 1959?]) —Asking for Trouble
Fatal Woman

Synopsis

Sharon dumps her fiancé Joe for handsome Eddie, although he’s just a “nobody.” After the wedding, Eddie goes into debt to cater to Sharon’s whims, and she suggests he commit crimes to make money. He becomes a robber and burglar. Eddie is sent to prison for 3 years but doesn’t accuse Sharon. He returns to her, is caught again, and spends 8 more years in jail. Once again, Eddie and Sharon are reunited but this time when he’s shot and fatally wounded, he says Sharon is his accomplice and she goes to jail for 7 years. Sharon realizes she really loved Eddie and this is her “eternal punishment.”

Notes

Art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. index card.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (How My Husband Proposed) Letters page, 1 page

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Feature
How My Husband Proposed

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 5. Curtain Call for Cupid Text story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 6. Dangerous Jealousy! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Chick; John Hemple; Josephine; Jeanie Blair; Hampton Thomas; Ida

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Rafael Astarita, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Secretary Josephine falls in love with theatrical producer John, but becomes jealous of his friendly relations with actresses. Actor Hampton encourages Josephine’s jealousy in order to make a pass a her. John arrives in time to save her virtue and Josephine says she’ll trust him from now on.

Notes

Art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. index card.

Show/hide 7. I Was Unfaithful! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Sally Bruce; Frank Chisolm; Gilbert Trayne

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Rosenberger, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Tender Love Stories (Skywald, 1971 series) #1 (February 1971)

Synopsis

Sally and Frank want to wed, but he leaves for South America for a year. Sally attends a friend’s party and meets Gilbert. They date and fall in love, but Sally can’t bring herself to write to Frank and break up with him. Frank returns and Sally discovers “I wanted both of them!” She discovers Gilbert is unfaithful but Frank finds out about her two-timing ways. Sally apologizes to Frank and they reconcile.

Notes

Art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. index card.


Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 105667

Entry created

  • 23/03/2023

Cover added

  • 23/03/2023

Index completed

  • 23/03/2023