Love Illustrated #28

Published
April 1953
Page count
28
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]

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover A Kingdom for My Kisses Cover, 1 page

"Marry me, my darling and come with me to Loreno…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

The main figures on this cover are based closely on a panel from page 3 of 'A Kingdom for My Kisses'.

Show/hide 1. Wait for Love Text story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
, line art (illustration)
Text
, typeset
Editing
Leon Harvey, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
First Romance Magazine (Harvey, 1949 series) #5 (April 1950)
Wait for Love
Also printed
United States
True Brides' Experiences (Harvey, 1955 series) #8 (October 1954)
Wait for Love
Show/hide 2. Scandal Was My Business Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
 
Bill Ward , penciller
Text
, typeset
Editing
Harry Stein, original Editor
 
Elaine Allen, original Associate Editor
 
Gloria Bley, original Associate Editor
 
Al Grenet, original Associate Editor
 
June Andrus, original Associate Editor
 
Richard Arnold, original Associate Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Love Confessions (Quality, 1949 series) #6 (August 1950)
Scandal Was My Business
Show/hide 3. How You Can Be More Popular Text article, 1 page

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
Bob Powell, line art (illustration)
 
, line art (illustration)
Text
, typeset
Editing
Leon Harvey, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated (Harvey, 1949 series) #5 (February 1950)
How You Can Be More Popular
Show/hide 4. This Could Never Happen to Me… Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Sally Lee; Tom Baily; Rita Ames

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ed Cronin, original Editor [as Edward Cronin]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Romantic Confessions (Hillman, 1949 series) v1#12 (February-March 1951)
This Could Never Happen to Me...

Synopsis

Sally and Tom fall in love and become engaged. After five years, Sally's friend Rita warns her Tom is never going to set the date for their wedding and is just using Sally. Sally doesn't believe her, but one day Tom says he's leaving for California, alone, and their relationship is over. Rita says next time Sally should use her head as well as her heart when she falls in love.

Show/hide 5. Temptation for Two Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
Dana Dutch, author
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset
Editing
Archer St. John, original Editor
 
Marion McDermott, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Pictorial Romances (St. John, 1950 series) #12 (March 1952)
Temptation For Two

Notes

The original printing was on the inside front and inside back covers of the comic, with no illustration and text evenly distributed across the two pages.

Show/hide 6. A Kingdom for My Kisses Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Jennifer Berry; Orin Karig; King Basil V

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Charles Quinlan Sr., 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
Management
Busy Arnold, original General Manager

Reprint history

First print
United States
Love Letters (Quality, 1954 series) #6 (September 1950)
A Kingdom for My Kisses

Synopsis

Jennifer falls in love with Orin, a member of the diplomatic corps of the European nation of Loreno. Orin says he needs King Basil’s permission and takes a photo of her to his monarch; the King decides he wants Jennifer for himself. Jennifer goes to Loreno, where Orin is being held hostage. She rejects Basil’s proposal. Before he can call his guards to have Jennifer and Orin executed, Jennifer knocks him out and escapes with Orin. They will return to the USA and wed.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 58449

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