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Pictorial Love Stories (1949 Charlton) comic books

  • Issue #22
    Pictorial Love Stories (1949 Charlton) 22
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    Cover art by Henry C. Kiefer. "Romance on Review" text story. Untitled story, art by Fred Bell; Nancy moves into the "Hotel Hopeful," a boarding house for young women; Her roommate Diane tells her the story of Candy, who got a job on a show and began dating producer Lou; This made star Vivian jealous; When Vivian dies on stage, Candy is charged with murder. "Clinging Vine," art by Bill Allison; Tomboy Jane changes into "the sappiest, sweetest little thing" so boys will be attracted to her; She puts on her act for Hal, but he grows "sick of your silly helplessness and petty jealousy" and breaks up with her while at the beach; Jane rescues a little boy who is drowning, exposing herself as brave and athletic. "Love at First Sight"; Dan picks up an engagement ring from store lerk June and later asks her for a date, explaining the ring is for his brother; Dan and June fall in love but June thinks Dans mother dislikes her. Untitled story, art by Eleanore Claire; Cupid tries to set up college students Bobbie and Jim, but Cissy steps in to steal him away; Cupid shows Jim that Cissy is cheating on him, and reunites Jim and Bobbie. "Case #737: Betty Jones"; Advice columnist Catharine pays a visit to nursing student Betty, who had written her a letter; Bettys longtime boyfriend Jim married her friend Joan while she was away at nursing school; Dr. Crown asks her to be his lab assistant and they fall in love. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Pictorial Love Stories (1949 Charlton) 23

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    Cover photo of Joy Lansing. "Danger! Thin Shoulders!" Pictorial Love Stories' Beauty Briefs, art by Fred Bell; Lorna advises Betty to build up her "thin shoulders" so she can attract boys. "Lorrie Lane," art by Fred Bell; Lorrie arrives at the boarding house run by Mrs. Michaels; She is the twin sister of actress Linda Lane and wants to break into show business herself; Linda asks Lorrie to impersonate her for a few days so she can go home and rest. "Tim Adair and Barbara Crawford"; Babs breaks up with Tim because hes a magazine illustrator who falls for all of his models, especially Sherry; Babs, urged by her mother, agrees to marry wealthy Horace instead. "The Lights of Broadway" text story. "Case 157: Sally Smith"; Advice columnist Catherine gets a letter from Sally, who says she fears marrying her fiancé Jim will cause his death; Catherine visits the couple and Sally tells her story: she was a hat check girl in a club and was romanced by gangster Danny. "I Was a Small Town Snob," art by Bill Allison; Betsy and her boyfriend Jud dislike the horde of summer tourists who come to their small town; When visitor Gerald kisses Betsy at a barn dance, she informs Jud. Jud and two friends beat up Gerald, but Betsy realises she actually loves him. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Pictorial Love Stories (1949 Charlton) 24

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    Photo cover. "Beauty Briefs," art by Fred Bell; Beauty contest winner Della gives Bess advice on hair care. Untitled story, art by Fred Bell; Aspiring dancer Cleo dates middle-aged actor Mark for publicity purposes, over the objections of boarding house owner Aunt Mike and Cleos boyfriend Jimmy; Cleo is arrested for shooting Mark, but he survives and the truth is revealed: Mark is Cleos father and they were keeping it a secret. Untitled story, art by Eleanor Claire; Fran cant get a date because shes too good at sports and men dont like to lose to her; Her friend Bobbie advises her to lose at tennis to handsome Jerry; With Dan Cupids help, Fran appears inept at tennis, golf, rowing, and diving. "And the Stars Fell Down" text story. "They Called Me That Woman!", art by William Allison; Doris divorces her "cruel and openly unfaithful" husband Carl, and in revenge he blackens her reputation in court; She falls in love with George, who defends her and proposes marriage; Carl tricks George into thinking Doris is still seeing him because "if I cant have you-—then nobody else can!" "Case # 375"; Advice columnist Catherine Carter visits Jane Doe, an ex-convict whose record prevents her from finding happiness; Her ex-boyfriend Mickey, the one responsible for her prison sentence, tries to renew their relationship but Jane rejects him and is defended by Ken; Ken and Jane fall in love. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Pictorial Love Stories (1949 Charlton) 25

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  • Issue #26
    Pictorial Love Stories (1949 Charlton) 26

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    Photo cover. "Beauty Briefs," art by Fred Bell; Boys arent attracted to Carol because she has skinny arms and shoulders; Swim coach Dane advises her to exercise and "several months later" shes got suitors galore. Untitled story; Hollywood script girl Susie is courted by assistant director Frank and by "small time actor…small time man!"; Monty; Monty and Frank get into an argument on the set and Frank defeats him, but Susie calls Frank "a cruel, savage killer!" and quits her job; Monty challenges Frank to a boxing match. Untitled story; Aspiring actress Mary takes lessons from Randall, a friend of her father; Aunt Mike fears the middle-aged Randall is falling in love with Mary, although shes dating singer Vic; When Vic urges Mary to take a job in gangster Condons nightclub, Randall objects. "Cupid's Bait" text story. Untitled story; Catharine Carter responds to a letter from stewardess Jane; Jane says she and pilot Bruce were in love and intended to wed, but he suddenly resigned his job, broke their engagement, and vanished; Miss Carter is on one of Janes flights when their airplane makes a crash landing in a remote area. "I Was a Fugitive From Love," art by William Allison; Greg proposes to Pat, but her sister Pauline says Greg proposed to her on their first date, and has done so to other women as well; Pat breaks up with Greg, quits her job, and moves away. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.