Teenage Love #8

Published
November 1952
Page count
32
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (190mm x 265mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Art
Jayar Studios, artist

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Art
Jayar , line art
Colours
, colourist
Show/hide 1. My Life of Shame Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime; romance
Characters
Peg Drury; Dick Young; Mrs. Drury; Aggie; Mr. Carlson; Biff Wyatt; Charlie; Lefty Gorman; Sam Matson

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Harry Anderson, penciller
 
Bill Ward, inker
Text
, letterer
 
, typeset
Editing
Harry Stein, original editor
 
Al Grenet, original Associate Editor [as Alfred Grenet]
 
Elaine Allen, original Associate Editor
 
Gloria Bley, original Associate Editor
 
June Andrus, original Associate Editor
 
Richard Arnold, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Diary Loves (Quality, 1949 series) #7 (September 1950)
I Took the Wrong Road  (title changed for reprint)
First print
United States
Love Confessions (Quality, 1949 series) #18 (March 1952)
My Life of Shame

Synopsis

Ground down by poverty, good girl Peg gets involved in a life of crime. As Biff's girlfriend, she gets the life she dreamed about, but Biff expects her help. Peg doesn't know exactly what they plan, but she knows it is wrong.

Show/hide 2. Courtship through the Ages Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original Editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Romantic Adventures (ACG, 1949 series) #6 (January 1950)
Courtship Through the Ages
Also printed
United States
Lovelorn (ACG, 1949 series) #58 (April 1955)
Courtship Through the Ages

Synopsis

A look through the many forms of courtship, from primative man through the modern age.

Show/hide 3. Fight for Your Darling! Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Spencer Hastings; Agatha Cauldwell; Tubby; Mary Vaughn; Sarah Hastings; Mr. Hastings; Mrs. Cauldwell

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Sam Cooper, line art [signed]
Text
Ed Hamilton, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original editor [credited as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Lovelorn (ACG, 1949 series) #6 (June - July 1950)
Fight For Your Darling!

Synopsis

Wealthy Spencer is engaged to society girl Agatha. At his bachelor party, Spencer criticizes singer Mary and she makes a scene in the club and is fired as a result. Spencer fixes this and they fall in love. Agatha accuses Mary of being a fortune-hunter and this results in a catfight in the same club. Spencer realizes Mary is more of a lady than the upper-class Agatha and that Mary is the one he wants as a wife.

Show/hide 4. I Had to Be Tamed Text story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Susan; Frank; Harry Keating; Kitty Prentis; Edith

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset
Editing
Marion McDermott, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Teen-Age Romances (St. John, 1949 series) #22 (June 1952)
I Had to Be Tamed

Synopsis

Susan's parents never dreamed that too much freedom can lead a girl to trouble. She plans to crash the social set, despite what Frank thinks and will use Harry to get there.

Show/hide 5. 32 Pages of Confessions of Romance of Love for 1/- Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page
Show/hide 6. My Tragic Loves Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Patricia; Mr Roberts; Maestro Particelli; Georges Vitrac; Mr Corbuccia; Arie van Hooren

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Mr Roberts discovers Patricia singing and provides her with the voice training to become a world famous star. Patricia endures the tragic deaths of two husbands before she discovers Roberts loves her.

Show/hide 7. No title recorded (How He Proposed) Comic story, 1 page

"The day your sweetheart proposes will be the most momentous day of your life!"

Featuring

Feature
How He Proposed
Genre
Romance
Characters
Sally Wiswell; Henry

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Richard Hughes, original Editor [as Richard E. Hughes]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Romantic Adventures (ACG, 1949 series) #11 (November-December 1950)
Untitled

Synopsis

Henry punctures Sally's inner tube while she's in the ocean and won't rescue her until she agrees to marry him.


Notes

This issue has two single pages that have been tipped in (page 5-6 and 15-16) with only a thin strip of paper on the opposite side of the staples, rather than the usual double-page spreads (4 pages) throughout the comic.

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  • 58418

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