A Date With Judy #18

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
August-September 1950
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/71679

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (A Date with Judy) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
A Date with Judy
Characters
Judy Foster; Oogie Pringle

Notes

A cover blurb claims that Judy is “Radio’s famous coast-to-coast favorite”.

Show/hide 1. The Kind of Stories You Like Best! (Danger Trail) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Danger Trail

Notes

This house ad reproduces the cover for Danger Trail #1.

Show/hide 2. “Melvin -- you’re not ready yet!” (A Date with Judy) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Date with Judy
Genre
Teen
Characters
Dora Foster; Melvin Foster; Judy Foster; Oogie Pringle; Mrs. Pringle; Mr. Pringle; Mr. Turk; Myrtle; Mrs. Atkins; Mayor Lyons; Randolph Foster

Synopsis

Melvin decides he is too tired to join Dora in visiting a cousin, and lies down for a nap. Judy, not wanting to wake him, goes to Oogie’s house. From an ambiguous comment by Judy, Mr. and Mrs. Pringle assume that Dora has left Melvin, and that Melvin has fallen ill. Before long, dozens of people “know” that the Fosters have split, and they all descend on the Foster house. Melvin wakes to a house full of well-meaning, ill-informed neighbors.

Show/hide 3. Little Orvil Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Gags
Characters
Orville

Synopsis

Orville is late, but doesn’t hurry up.

Show/hide 4. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Lists names and credentials of four advisors to the publisher.

Show/hide 5. “Hello, Judy!” (A Date with Judy) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Date with Judy
Genre
Teen
Characters
Tootsie; Judy Foster; Mitzi; Oogie Pringle

Synopsis

Judy wants Tootsie to be seen at less than her best. She connives to invite Tootsie to a come-as-you-are party while Tootsie’s hair is drying after being washed.

Show/hide 6. Thundering Out of America’s Most Danger-Filled Days... Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Period

Notes

This house ad reproduces the cover for Feature Films #3.

Show/hide 7. Jerry the Jitterbug Comic story, 0.75 pages

Featuring

Genre
Gags
Characters
Jerry

Synopsis

Jerry becomes sleepy at a movie, so he goes home to bed. At home, he cannot sleep.

Show/hide 8. “Listen, Oogie -- I called to tip you off to something for two reasons! The first is because I like you --” (Randolph) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Randolph
Genre
Teen
Characters
Randolph Foster; Oogie Pringle; Melvin Foster; Judy Foster

Synopsis

Randolph warns Oogie that Judy is interested in another guy. But Randolph has a plan that will make Oogie look good to Judy again.

Show/hide 9. Peg Comic story, 0.75 pages

Featuring

Genre
Gags
Characters
Peg; Peg’s date

Credits

Art
Henry Boltinoff

Synopsis

Peg wants to be treated as a man’s equal. She gets her chance.

Show/hide 10. Date Duds Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Teen

Notes

This is an illustrated advice column; the script is a poem. Each of five stanzas gives an example of how a girl can be a bad date; the sixth stanza tells how a girl can be a “date dream.”

Show/hide 11. “Oogie, do you think you’d like me with the new-look hairdo?” (A Date with Judy) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Date with Judy
Genre
Teen
Characters
Judy Foster; Oogie Pringle

Synopsis

Judy responds unpredictably to Oogie as she considers getting a new hairdo.

Show/hide 12. Shorty Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Gags
Characters
Shorty; Timmy

Synopsis

When it rains on the day he promised to take nephews on a picnic, Shorty has to find a solution.

Show/hide 13. Chip Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Gags
Characters
Chip; Joan; Joan’s kid brother

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #225 (June 1956)
Untitled
 
Australia
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #20 (November 1956)
Chip

Synopsis

Chip arrives to pick up Joan, but offends her when he does not interrupt a conversation to greet her.

Show/hide 14. The Importance of Being Judy (A Date with Judy) Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Date with Judy
Genre
Family
Characters
Judy Foster; Melvin Foster; Dora Foster; Randolph Foster

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

Judy demands an absurd amount of reassurance about her family’s love.

Show/hide 15. “Oh, how nice! Margie is announcing her engagement to Raymond Rayfield!” (A Date with Judy) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
A Date with Judy
Genre
Teen
Characters
Judy Foster; Margie; Oogie Pringle; Tootsie

Synopsis

Judy is taken with the idea that one can announce engagements—and breaking of engagements—in a newspaper.

Show/hide 16. Job Counselor (Superboy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superboy
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superboy; Jim

Synopsis

Superboy encourages Jim to find work for which he has an aptitude.

Show/hide 17. Skooter Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Skooter; Coach

Synopsis

Skooter bumbles his way to baseball heroism.

Show/hide 18. No Matter What You Like, You’re Bound to Like The Adventures of Bob Hope Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Notes

This house ad partially reproduces the cover for The Adventures of Bob Hope #4.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 71180

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