Love Illustrated #15

Published
March 1952
Page count
36
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 [credited]

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Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

"Do you really mean it Tony?"

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 1. You Will Love Every Issue of These Wonderful Magazines Written Especially for You Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page
Show/hide 2. Love Conquers Bigotry Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Alice Carroll; Charlie Pratt; Estelle Carroll; Harry Mills; Jack Carroll; Mr. Carroll; Tom Hudson

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset
Editing
Al Grenet, original Editor
 
Richard Arnold, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Love Confessions (Quality, 1949 series) #9 (June 1951)
Love Conquers Bigotry

Synopsis

Estelle and Tom fall in love, but her parents object because he goes a different church than they do. To please them, she breaks up with Tom and dates Harry, a member of their church. Estelle’s brother returns from Korea, a wounded veteran, and introduces Charlie as the soldier who saved his life. Charlie turns out to be a childhood friend of Tom and a member of his church. Estelle’s mother realises the error of her ways and blesses Tom and Estelle’s romance.

Show/hide 3. Portrait of Deceit Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Brian Carlton; Mel Ross; Mrs. Rawles; Sheryl Ames; Uncle Carl

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Rosenberger, penciller
 
, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Harry Stein, original Editor
 
Al Grenet, original Associate Editor
 
Elaine Allen, original Associate Editor
 
Gloria Bley, original Associate Editor
 
June Andrus, original Associate Editor
 
Richard Arnold, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Love Letters (Quality, 1954 series) #6 (September 1950)
Portrait of Deceit

Synopsis

Sheryl lives with her impoverished artist uncle Carl. She steals some of his paintings and sells them to unscrupulous art dealer Mel. Mel gives her a job and Sheryl adopts his dodgy business practices. Mel sends her to a Pacific island where artist Brian lives. Brian and Sheryl fall in love and he gives her several paintings, but when he learns she’s sent them to Mel, Brian destroys his portrait of Sheryl and breaks up with her. Sheryl agrees to marry Mel if he returns the paintings, but he welshes on the deal. Sheryl returns to Brian’s island and they are reunited.

Show/hide 4. The Man I Choose Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Bill Reardon; Jimmy Dean; Nancy Grogan [also as Nita Gomez]; Regina Wright

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
 
Harry Anderson , penciller
Text
, typeset
Editing
Al Grenet, original Editor
 
Richard Arnold, original Associate Editor
Management
Busy Arnold, original General Manager

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Hollywood Secrets (Quality, 1949 series) #4 (May 1950)
Passion's Pawn  (retitled)
First print
United States
Love Confessions (Quality, 1949 series) #9 (June 1951)
The Man I Choose

Synopsis

Under the name “Nita Gomez,” Nancy becomes a popular movie star known for her tempestuous behaviour off-screen. She falls in love with tennis player Jimmy, and he becomes her co-star. One night, Jimmy’s car hits an old man; Nancy takes the blame and is suspended from acting for two years. She discovers Jimmy is romancing his new co-star. Nancy returns to Hoboken, New Jersey. Studio boss Bill says the accident victim identified Jimmy as the driver, so she can come back to work. Bill also says he loves her.

Show/hide 5. Crisis Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Alice Kirkpatrick, penciller
 
, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Al Grenet, original Editor
 
Richard Arnold, original Associate Editor
Management
Busy Arnold, original General Manager

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Secret Loves (Quality, 1949 series) #2 (January 1950)
I Had Two Loves  (retitled)
First print
United States
Love Letters (Quality, 1954 series) #11 (July 1951)
Crisis
Also printed
United Kingdom
Wedding Ring Library (World Distributors, 1960? series) #3 (April 1958)
Crisis

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  • 58436

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