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Sweetheart Diary (1949) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 1
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    Photo cover. "Disheartened"; After her fathers death, Paula is raised by her Uncle Ted and his family; Although shes treated well, Paula is resentful and feels indebted; She meets bus driver Danny and he appears to be interested in her, but she assumes hes attracted to her cousin Shirley. "My False Love"; Connie flirts and uses men to advance her own career, stealing her own sister Graces boyfriend Howard to get a better job, then flirting with Glen for a promotion; She discovers she actually loves Glen, but Howard tips him off to Connies true nature and Glen rejects her. "French Quarter Romance" text story. "Romance Destroyed"; Ronnie, her father, and her fiancé Tim work in a gasoline processing plant. Ronnies father is fired when one of his men is caught smoking; When her distraught father is injured after walking in front of a car, Ronnie blames Tim, the safety inspector, for both things; Ronnie takes a job managing the lunch counter at Jerrys bowling alley. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 2

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    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 3

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  • Issue #6
    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 6

    Photo cover. "I was a Baby-Sitter"; High-school senior Janet takes a job as a baby-sitter; She finds herself attracted to the child's father Greg, and is outraged that Greg's wife Sally goes out every night, dressed in slinky gowns; Janet and Greg fall in love, over the objections of her mother and her boyfriend Arnie; Janet discovers that Greg is a lazy loser who forces Sally to support their family as a nightclub cigarette girl, which explains her nightly absences. "One More Chance"; Sheila boasts about her boyfriend Jim, inflating his importance as a newspaper reporter; She is envious of how her family dotes on her sister Elsies prominent husband. Jim is embarrassed by her constant boasting; Jim gets a "very confidential - and maybe dangerous" assignment to investigate political corruption but Sheila exposes it by bragging to her friends. "Design For Love" text story by John Martin. "Veil of Tears"; With the assistance of her boyfriend David, an English instructor, Kay writes a book; Agent Fred accepts Kay as a client and she neglects David in the whirlwind preparations for publication; David sees Fred embracing Kay but she says she "cant afford to offend" Fred; David breaks up with her. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 7

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  • Issue #8
    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 8

    "Out of the Past," "Love's Destruction," and "Return, My Love." Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

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    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 9
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    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 10

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    Photo cover. "I Was a Percentage Girl," art by Bernard Baily; Supermarket clerk Shirley is engaged to mechanic Dan; they are saving their money to get married and buy a "service station and motor court upstate"; Dan gets his draft notice, which puts their plans on hold; Shirley makes friends with bargirl Dotty and becomes a "percentage girl," getting a cut of what their dates spend at a nightclub. "Age 18 Attractive… Will Marry Man with Wealth"; Esther loves Danny but they both live in poverty; When Esthers father has a heart attack and has to stop working, she decides to place a personal ad offering herself as a wife for a wealthy man; Elias, a wealthy, widowed farmer, responds; Esther agrees to marry him and move away, but her parents refuse to go along. Picture Biography of Anthony Curtis. "Love Lesson" text story. Courtship Customs fact page. "A Fool in Love"; Kitty is engaged to Emory; She asks his boss to excuse Emory from a business trip so they can prepare for their wedding, which makes Emory angry; When Emorys mother dies, he says his father will have to live with him and Kitty after their marriage; To avoid this, Kitty goes to a matrimonial agency and finds a new wife for the elder Kendall. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 11
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    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 12

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    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 13
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    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 14

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    Photo cover. "Don't Be a Beggar with Life"; Alice and her fiancé Jerry buy a corner grocery store together; Alice begins to economize drastically and spends all her time on store business; Jerry finally breaks up with her because of her "money-mad mania" and leaves; Business also falls off due to Alices bad business decisions. "If I Had Another Chance"; Margot works for struggling inventors Prof. Furey and Tom; When they receive a $10,000 check, Margot keeps it a secret and convinces Toms girlfriend Janice that Tom should give up; Tom quits and Margots fiancé Ralph is hired in his place; Margot then pretends the check just arrived, only to learn a disheartened Prof. Furey has just sold the rights for $300! Ralph and Furey discover Margot's perfidy; Ralph breaks up with her. Richard Widmark bio. "Halfway to Paradise" text story by John Martin. "Lovers Must Learn"; Fay breaks up with Jack after seeing him with another woman, without allowing him to explain; Her Aunt Ellen says she lost her fiancé years before because she didnt trust him; Fay apologizes to Jack, who says the "other woman" was a fellow worker who just got bad news about her soldier husband. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 32

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  • Issue #34
    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 34

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    Cover pencils by Dick Giordano, inks by Jon D'Agostino. "Last Chance for Love," pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio; Cathy cant decide between suitors Ted (who has "a fine social position" and Fred who has "a grand job and a beautiful car!"; She says shell meet them in the park and give them her decision, but neither one shows up. "Man vs. Diary," art by Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio; Dave and Lisa have to postpone their wedding when his father needs an operation that takes all his savings. "Fair Lady" one-page story, pencils by Charles Nicholas. "For Granted," art by Marc Swayze; Pearl and Jeff are engaged, but he warns her "marriage is a long way off" because he wants to establish himself in business first; Pearl is left alone often and is disappointed when he gives her a diary as a gift. "Her Dream Man" text story. "Love Letters"; To impress her girlfriends, Louise writes letters to herself from "Roy," her supposed boyfriend. "Whisper to Me of Love"; Caroline grows up in poverty, and when merchant seaman Rory proposes marriage to her, she turns him down: she fears hell be lost at sea or "poverty that would soon destroy whatever love we had." "The Late Love," pencils by Charles Nicholas; Rita is dumped by her boyfriend; Old friend Jim steps in to console her. "The Quarrel"; Red breaks up with her boyfriend Bob: At home, she finds her mothers old diary, in which she describes an argument that nearly caused her to break up with her future husband. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 35

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    Cover inks by Dick Giordano. I, The Diary; A diary narrates the story of a blossoming love affair as it sits on a shelf in the bookstore where the man and woman work. Surprise Party; Jan loves Bill and thinks he loves her, but his relationship with Olga makes her feel insecure. Untitled story; Cindy falls in love at a masquerade ball. What, You Again? text story. Who Says?; A young lady's kid sister helps her play a prank on her boyfriend. Phantom Embrace; A young lady, heartbroken by a failed romance, refuses to give in to her feelings when a new man enters her life. Let This Be A Lesson one-page story; A young lady turns off her suitor by forcing him to listen to poetry. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 38

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  • Issue #45
    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 45

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    Cover art by Dick Giordano. "Love Matched"; June and Fred meet at a dance, but shes already going steady with Bert; However, Bert and June soon break up, but June doesnt know how to contact Fred. "Be Happy, Darling!", pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Sal Trapani; Linda sees Pat at a wedding rehearsal: she had previously loved him, but thought he had died in a plane crash. Pat tracks her down and says he still loves her, but Linda doesnt want to hurt the other woman and runs away. "He Married Me For - My Money" text story. "Befuddled," pencils by Charles Nicholas, inks by Sal Trapani; A woman buys a diary from sales clerk Roy, who flirts with her; She forgets the diary and has to go back to the shop to pick it up. "Which Way My Heart," inks by Vince Colletta; Susie and Bob have been sweethearts since childhood, but when he goes off to college she begins to date fellow worker Grant; When Bob finds out, he and Grant give Susie 24 hours to choose between them. "My Loving Angel"; Sam kisses his friend Angela at a New Years party but thinks nothing of it; He graduates from college thanks to the tutoring of "Brains," one of Angelas friends. Sam gets an engineering job against the odds and later learns the boss is Angelas godfather. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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    Sweetheart Diary (1949) 49
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    Cover pencils by Joe Sinnott, inks by Vince Colletta. "The Secret Life Of Nan Baker"; Nan fantasizes about a romance she never had. "No Plaything," pencils by Joe Sinnott, inks by Vince Colletta; Pam dates lots of men, but drops them when they start to get serious; As she starts seeing Vince, she feels differently about him and feels she has found true love at last. "A Present for Teacher," pencils by Charles Nicholas (as ChaSal), inks by Sal Trapani (as ChaSal); Widower Fred is so busy working and raising his son, Bobby, that he has no opportunity to meet women; But his life changes when a mix-up at the store results in Bobby giving the wrong present to his teacher, Miss Clark. "Luran' Lein' and Love" text story. "Afraid to Love," pencils by Joe Sinnott, inks by Vince Colletta; Helen's previous love, Ron, died in a car accident and she is afraid to fall in love again with Michael; She leaves, but Michael goes to her hometown to find out why she left and learns the story from Helen's mother. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

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