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Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 1

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    Cover art by Matt Baker. "They Called Me a Wayward Girl," script by Dana Dutch, art by Matt Baker; Dotty is fired from her job as a car-hop because she attracts too much male attention; She flirts with Toni and asks him to get her a job in his familys store but his father wont agree; She dates Elmer, who gives her numerous gifts, but her mother sends them back. "Too Many Dates Were My Downfall!", art by Ruth Atkinson; Dolly is popular with the boys, but she only has eyes for hard-working farmer Jock; He doesnt think she could give up her social life to go steady with him. "Was I Too Young for Love?", script by Dana Dutch, art by Lily Renee; High school student Eileen falls in love with Ted and they become engaged before he leaves to enter the Air Force; However, his letters seem cool and when she visits him on the base, they both realize that their infatuation is over. "I Played Hide and Seek with Love," art by Ken Bald. "I Spelled Ki$$e$ the Wrong Way!", art by Ruth Atkinson; Susan dumps her working-class boyfriend Dick to go out with wealthy Dale; However, she discovers Dale isnt serious about her and she reunites with Dick; He has a new job at a higher salary and Susan accepts his marriage proposal. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 2

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    Cover art by Matt Baker. "I Dared to Kiss and Tell," pencils by Matt Baker; Student nurse Maureen loves Dr. Frank, but her nursing supervisors also have crushes on the handsome doctor and want to dismiss Maureen from the program; Maureen claims she is Franks fiance, which will allow her to stay in school. "We Couldn't Be Kept Apart," script by Dana Dutch, art by Lily Renee; High school students Fred and Bobby love each other, but their parents dont want them to get serious at such a young age; Fred and Bobby make a reasoned case that their "interest in each other brings forth the best qualities" in them both. "They Made Me a Cinderella" text story. "How Could I Fight Temptation?", script by Dana Dutch, art by Matt Baker; Carolyn has a crush on fellow high school student Ronnie, even though he has a reputation as a "wolf"; They go on a date and Carolyn discovers the stories were true. "I Took the Wrong Road to Romance," script by Dana Dutch, pencils by Matt Baker; When her boyfriend Phil enlists in the Army, 16 year old Jean decides to quit school to follow him to camp; She tells her parents the camp is located in a state where she can legally marry him without their consent; Getting a job at the Post Exchange, Jean hopes Phil will propose to her when he completes basic training, but catches him flirting with a nurse and accepts a date from Sgt. Ray on the rebound. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 3

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Chuck Miller. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Linda's love-'em-and-leave-'em approach works fine until she meets John, whom she doesn't want to leave, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, Virginia can't cope when she learns that her widowed mother is seriously dating family friend Bill. Fran thinks her popularity with the boys is playing against her when she wants to be taken seriously as an actress. I Didn't Want a Stepfather; I Was Afraid to Fall in Love; Did I Give My Love Too Freely?; Stand-In for Scandal; Spitework Was My Folly. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 4

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    Photo cover by Shostal. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Warren Kremer, Dana Dutch, and Chuck Miller. Tales of teen angst and amour. These oversized issues include content typical of a teen girls' magazine, alongside comics stories by the likes of celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Ann isn't sure what to do when she learns her sister's boyfriend is two-timing her, in a story with some fun masquerade-party art by Baker. (Inks may be the work of pioneering female comics artist Lily Renee.) In another Matt Baker story, Edna is dating Wally, but longs to go out with Peter, who ignores her. Plus a profile of Rat Pack member Peter Lawford, with photos. And dating advice, fashion, and music reviews from the dawn of the teenager era, 1949. Moonlight Escapade; Never Gamble on a Lie; You're What the Boys Like; Does Necking Increase a Girl's Popularity?; Hollywood Pin-Ups: Peter Lawford; They Called Me a Love Thief; Pleasure Boat; Mopsy; Phony Love Affair; I Couldn't Give Up My Secret Love; I'll Not Date in August; Short Cuts to Glamour; Platter Chatter; Step Out, Please!; Movie Previews. 7 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 5

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    Photo cover by Willinger/ Shostal. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Warren Kremer, Dana Dutch, and A. F. Sogio. Tales of teen angst and amour. These oversized issues include content typical of a teen girls' magazine, alongside comics stories by the likes of celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Beauty-contest winner Wilma faces disappointment when she learns what Hollywood is really like, in a story with art by Baker. In another Matt Baker story, rumors start to spread after Hazel is caught on a boat far from shore with Bob. Another Baker story features a farm girl finding love, in a story told in captions, Prince Valiant-style, without word balloons. Plus a Fumetti-style story told using black and white photographs. And fashion advice and music reviews from the dawn of the teenager era, 1949. Come-On Girl; I Was a Hollywood Cinderella; My One Little Mistake; Love Is Born; Rival in Love; Platter Chatter; Brushes to Beauty. 7 1/2-in. x 11-in., 48 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 6

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    Photo cover by Willinger/ Shostal. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour. These oversized issues include content typical of a teen girls' magazine, alongside comics stories by the likes of celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Actress Elaine is torn between fellow actor Bruce and Dr. Rogers, the only surgeon who can save Bruce's voice, in a story with art by Baker. In another Matt Baker story, Anita gets suspicious after she sees Helen with Anita's boyfriend Ted in the front seat of their roomy Woodie sedan. Plus a bonus for B-movie fans: teens get involved in gambling and gangsters, in a fumetti version of the 1949 juvenile-delinquent film Flame of Youth, using stills from the movie to tell the story. And fashion advice and music reviews from the dawn of the teenager era, 1949. Flame of Youth; It Doesn't Pay to Steal Kisses; Rx for a Broken Heart; Was I a Fool to Go On Loving Him?; I Lived a Lie; Was I Really a Bad Girl? 7 1/2-in. x 11-in., 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 7

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    Stories and art by Matt Baker and others. Tales of teen angst and amour. These oversized issues include content typical of a teen girls' magazine, alongside comics stories by the likes of celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Red-headed teen Evelyn wants to prove she can make it on her own, but soon finds herself the subject of malicious gossip, in a story with art by Baker. Hope joins her rebellious artist sister Ginger at college, but after a wild night, Hope masquerades as her sister to save Ginger from expulsion. June secretly dates a co-worker at the office, but that may cause problems after she's promoted to a high-security position. I Ran Away from Home; Reputation at Stake; Suspicion Nearly Killed My Love; The Love Bargain I Couldn't Keep. 7 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 8

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    Stories and art by Matt Baker, Frank Sieminsky and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour. These oversized issues include content typical of a teen girls' magazine, alongside comics stories by the likes of celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Sally's quest for love is complicated when she gets caught up in the crooked schemes of her mother, a phony fortune-teller, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, Southern belle Carolyn avoids men after bad experiences, and tries to get her sister Ginny to do the same. Jo Ann is ashamed that she lives with her father in a barge on the waterfront, and tries to hide it from the men she dates. Railroaded into Romance; Love Was His Profession; I Was Love-Shy; Don't Cry, Baby!; Her Secret Love!; I Tried to Lead a Double-Life. 7 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 9
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    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split. Severe water damage, paper deterioration, and staple rust/migration.

    A Hollywood starlet discovers the truth about love after a tragic accident. Art by Hy Rosen and Joe Kubert. Other stories and cover by Matt Baker, one of the few African-American Golden Age artists. Included in Paul Gravetts 2008 book The Worlds Weirdest Comic Books. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 10

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Chuck Miller, Robert Bernstein, Hy Rosen and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Skipper fears that Anne's gaining a reputation as a good-time girl by hanging out in juke joints and dancing, in a story with art by Baker. Candy-store salesgirl Sandy rebuffs the advances of bowtie-wearing Ted in favor of a shipboard romance with wealthy Spencer. Actress Joan gets to dance on screen with movie star Hugh, causing her to forget all about her boyfriend back home, Brett. Hobbles on My Heart; My First Fling; I Gave Romance the Run-Around; Reckless Love Almost Ruined My Reputation; Invitation to a Broken Heart; I Was Trapped by Innocence. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 11

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Mack's car breaks down at just the right time to ruin Janet's reputation at school, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, jewelry-store clerk Drucie pulls a fast one at work so she can date wealthy Clark, but she should have stuck with working-class mechanic Sandy. Louella's reputation is ruined after she's kicked out of school for kissing her boyfriend in the hallway. Truth Was My Heart's Only Weapon; Could I Live Down My Past?; I Had a Love Debt; Love Made Me an Outcast; Our First Date Became a Campus Scandal; I Forfeited My Right to Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Issue #12
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 12

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Ruth Atkinson and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Jean quits school to follow her boyfriend to his Army training camp, the first in a series of bad decisions she makes, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, chemist Helene is torn between fellow chemist Don and her supervisor Kevin, and that's not going to be good for love or work. Dolly has lots of boyfriends, but secretly loves farmer Jock, who doesn't think he has a chance with her. I Ran Away from Love; Wild Desires Made Me Love-Blind; Everyone Called Me a Flirt; I Lied to Trap a Sweetheart; I Was Fooled by First Love; I Forfeited My Right to Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 13

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Chuck Miller and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Rosemary gets a reputation because she likes to play the field, but she doesn't mind until she falls for Art, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, Ann tells Neila how she almost drove Roy away with her constant jealousy and demanding behavior. Mona is torn between Dick, a student her age, and Professor Wentworth, who looks like Reed Richards' evil twin brother. Dotty sets out to win back her boyfriend George after Wendy steals him away. Baker's cover speaks volumes with no words needed. My Rival Hid Her Weakness; I Was Too "Fast" For Love; I Wanted Too Much Love; I Played With Fire; My First Mistake. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 14

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Carmine Infantino, Robert Bernstein and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Redheaded Betty has become an expert in stealing other women's boyfriends, but that doesn't help when she meets a man she wants to win honestly, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, Arlene likes to live dangerously, so she convinces Paul to take her to a nightclub forbidden by the college regulations. Edythe gets a job as a stand-in for a movie star, but her scheming threatens her attempts at romance and her livelihood, in a story with early art by future DC artist and editor Carmine Infantino. Two-Timing Got Me in Trouble; I Tried to Win Love with Lies; Caught!; My Blind Date Wanted Thrills; The Scandal I Had to Confess; I Was Too Easily Persuaded. 7 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 15

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Beautiful Marlene has a thing for soldiers, but gets a reputation as a "one-date girl" around Camp Roberts, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, Carol's fits of jealousy wind up driving Davy away. Redheaded showgirl May can't help coming on to every handsome man she meets, and that includes her sister's boyfriend, Gregory. My Heart Was Blind to Love; I Was an Army Camp Pick-Up; I Ran Away from Shame; I Made a Game of Love; Spitefulness Robbed Me of Romance. 7 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 16

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Bitter from her experiences with men, Karen nonetheless warms to injured veteran Ray while volunteering at the VA hospital, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, April realizes that rather than dating Ronnie with Larry's help, she should just be dating Larry. Rita pretends to be someone she isn't to date Alan, then realizes he's doing the same thing. How I Found Romance; I Was Scarred by Love!; I Was a Cheat; What Is Love?; I Tried to Buy Love with Kisses; Forbidden Fruit. 7 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 17

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Ray Osrin and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Martha schemes to get together with bandleader Lucky, even though she's already going out with steady Fred, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, Glenda wonders if she's outgrown hometown boyfriend Bill when she meets Gene. Shy Joan makes up fake boyfriends so she has something to talk about when the girls talk about boys, but she can't keep up that pretense forever. Disillusioned by My Dates; My Dates Were Phony; I Deserted my Ideals for an Easy Life; Secret Love Made Me an Exile; I Was Hurt by Love!; I Outgrew My First Love. 7 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 18

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Delivery boy Will meets Lee at a fancy party, but their economic classes may keep them apart, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, new girl in town Ginny reinvents herself to win Cliff's attention. Cheryl tries trickery to win Edmund, but when that has the opposite effect, she takes a different approach. Heart on the Mend; I Misbehaved; I Scorned Love; I Carried Things Too Far; I Played Hard-to-Get; Deceitful! 7 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 19

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. While spending a week at a dude ranch with friends, Wendy learns a lesson about stealing other women's boyfriends, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, Gwen is dating handsome, wealthy Richard, but has a secret in her past that she is certain will doom their future together. A wealthy woman's family objects to her romance with Bob, who runs a gas station, but their choice for her is no better. Jealousy Made Me a Liar!; I Was Always on the Make; I Was an Opportunist; They Whispered Shameless; I Chose the Wrong Dates; Window Shopping for Love; I Betrayed My Sweetheart. 7 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 20

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Frank Thorne and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Gloria regrets her bad reputation only when she falls for Bill, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, Carol gets caught in a classic romance trap when she accidentally makes dates with two boys on the same night. Jane marries dirt-poor Lon in secret so her wealthy family doesn't find out, but has trouble maintaining the charade, in an story with early art by good-girl artist Frank Thorne. I Was a Love Gypsy; The Love I Couldnt Hide; Confessions of a Farm Girl; Secret Marriage; My Dangerous Pasttime; Too Many Sweethearts. 7 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 21

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. To get away from her family's new small town and back to her boyfriend Don, Connie will do anything, including fake a romance with a local lumberjack, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, Edna falls for Jack, the writer in her family boardinghouse, but then she sees he's writing letters to Carole. Small-town gal Edna wants to rebel, so she dates guys with flashy cars and bad reputations. Thorns in My Heart; Small-Town Bombshell; I Learned My Lesson the Hard Way!; Not Strictly Business; Trial Romance; Pitfalls of Jealousy. 7 1/2-in. x 11-in., 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 22

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Helen meets her sister's handsome boyfriend Fred and immediately sets out to steal him, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, Joan finds romance with painter Pierre in Paris, which quickly turns to scandal when she meets his tempestuous ex, Zaza. Terry falls for Tom after he picks her up hitchhiking, so she doesn't have the heart to tell him she owns the chemical plant where he works. Reckless Pastime; I Stole My Sister's Boyfriend; Allergic to Love; I Went Wild in Paris; Wrong-Way Romance; I Had to Be Tamed; My Shameful Secret. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 23

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Lily Renee and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Jane is so eager to get out of her small town, she runs away to Chicago with truck driver Joe, in a story featuring a great "nightlife of Chicago" montage panel by Baker. In another Baker story, soldier Larry convinces Julie to keep their relationship secret, but that makes things awkward when her old childhood sweetheart wants to pick things up again. Susie tells childhood bestie Gloria that "there's a wall of boys around you" now that they're in high school, in a story featuring art by pioneering female comics artist Lily Renee. A promotion gives Peggy the chance to get back at Isabel, the woman who stole Bill from her, but that doesn't solve anything. Romance on the Rebound; I Ran Away With a Truck Driver; I Was a Secret Sweetheart; Remodeled for Romance; I Overstepped the Mark; Weekend Paradise. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 24
    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • Label #4342624005

    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Lily Renee. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Waitress Barbara gets a chance at modeling stardom, but her boyfriend Tom isn't sure if he likes it, in a story with art by Baker. Diane is strangely attracted to the rough and bullying Bruiser, and all her friends are appalled. Square coed Kay decides to be a little more wild and develops a reputation, in a story with art by pioneering female comics artist Lily Renee. I Was a Double Date Jinx; From Waitress to Model; Diamond in the Rough; Country Courtship; I Was a Campus Tramp; I Learned My Lesson. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 25

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Bobbie marries young but isn't ready to give up being a kid just yet, even after she has a baby, in a story with art by Baker. Jeanie starts dating soldier Bob to prove to Jeff that she is grown up. Dorothy enjoys playing the field, until she falls for Slim, who's also playing the field, in a story that may be the work of pioneering female comics artist Lily Renee. I Doublecrossed My Heart; I Was a Child Bride; Kid Sister; Caught in a Triangle at a Resort Hotel; Discarded Sweethearts Are an Easy Mark!; Too Loose to Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 26

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Lily Renee and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Anne wants to join the Madcaps, a high-school sorority, so everyone doesn't think she's "just a droop," but when the initiation pits her against her boyfriend Larry, she has to make a choice. Betty is more interested in horses than men, until she meets Tipton, the new trainer, in a story with art by Baker and a cute title, "I Was a Willy-Nilly Filly." Tina goes to New York to live with her cousin Janet and soon falls for Janet's boyfriend Bill, in a story with art by pioneering female comics artist Lily Renee. Gag-Bag; No Holds Barred; I Spread Rumors; I Went the Limit; I Was a Willy-Nilly Filly; Man Crazy; Quips and Queries; The Lighter Side. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 27

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Cal Massey. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Former prom queen and cheerleading captain Kay thinks back to how she lost it all, in a story with art by Baker. Lois dates Jim on a bet with her girlfriends, but didn't expect to fall for him, or that he would find out. Cynthia's jealously spirals out of control when Frank runs into his old friend Carole. Vacation Love; Love or Money; Ruled by Jealousy; Quips and Queries; Gag-Bag; Classroom Crush. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 28

    Stories and art by Ric Estrada, Hy Rosen, Dana Dutch and Cal Massey. Tales of teen angst and amour. Phyllis goes to work in her father's Maine hotel and dates Frank just to raise her father's ire, leading to crime and intrigue. Rosanne gets caught in a compromising position with country star Sonny Pearson. Bored Gloria starts running with the bad-girl crowd, in one of several scandal-themed stories in this issue. Temptress and Trouble-Maker; Penny-Ante Girl; Celebrity Hound; Love on Trial; Too Many Restrictions. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 29
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    Painted cover by Dawson. Stories and art by Ric Estrada and Hy Rosen. Tales of teen angst and amour. Farm girl Helen falls for hitchhiker Doug and follows him back to the city, where she learns how different they really are. Patty joins a sorority at her new college, but her initiation prank involves in a conspiracy to sabotage the football team. Cowboy Rance wants to join the professional rodeo circuit in New York City (!), forcing Vicki to choose between him and the ranch that she loves. Bewitched and Bewildered; What Every Girl Should Know; Love in Disguise; Lighter Side; Have You Heard This One?; A Colt Called Cupid. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 30

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Nina Albright and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Ellen tells her friends she has a boyfriend in Canada, hoping to make Terry jealous, but soon her girlfriends want all the details, in one of several stories this issue by early female comics artist Nina Albright. When her friend Diana breaks up with Jim, the star quarterback, Patty sees her chance. Lois dates older guy Ken, but jokes about their age difference drive them apart. Make-Believe Sweetheart; Man on the Rebound; Truth Was My Heart's Only Weapon; They Said He Was Too Old; Pictures for My Love; I Lied for Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 31

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Nina Albright, Ric Estrada and Hy Rosen. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Sue, Carole and Ann rent a cottage at Star Lake so they can get away from work and meet boys, but when Sue starts hanging out with bad boy Roy, her friends are concerned about her reputation. Sexy Shelley is already in trouble at school for breaking curfew, and then she meets bad boy Kenny, in a story with art by early female comics artist Nina Albright. Beautiful Julie signs up as a stewardess on her dad's yacht to be near first mate Miles, but soon finds herself being wooed by wealthy Neil. Looking for Trouble; I Majored in Romance; Too Young to Know; The Graduation Prize; My Heart Was Adrift. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 32

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Bernard Sachs and others. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Chuck is worried about what Pat will do while he's overseas with the military. Joan is working as a tutor for wealthy Barbara, and falls for Barbara's goofy brother Jack. After her father's death, Margaret resists the efforts by her stepmother Anna to curtail her wild dating life and move to New York. Stunning beachwear cover by Baker. No Trust in My Love; I Wanted a Good Time; My Lesson in Love; Comedy Column; Gag-Bag; Someone to Look Up To; The Man I Really Wanted. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 33

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Mike Sekowsky, Mike Peppe, Ric Estrada, Bill Ely and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Joan tricks Ray into marrying her by claiming she's pregnant, in a shocking pre-Code story with art by Baker. Edie falls for Sinatra-like singing star Duke, but when he loses his voice, she must decide if she loves the man or the star. Pat's date with married Dan quickly goes off the rails, and maybe she should have stayed with boring Jimmy after all. Another nice cover by Baker features good-girl art and baseball players. Think Fast, My Heart; Forced to Marry Me; I Looked for Glamour; Stars in My Eyes; Fortune in Love; Heart at Halfmast. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 34

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Mike Sekowsky, Mike Peppe, Cal Massey and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Orphaned teen Hilda moves in with his married brother, but soon the wild parties are getting out of hand. College student Cathy tries to make herself look older to attract grad student Ken. In a story that reflects its era, high school student Mandy starts dating teacher Rex, who's only a few years older, but it's still pretty dicey. Spicy pre-Code cover with more great figure work by Baker. Asking for Trouble; My Other Self; More Luck Than I Deserved; They Called Me Teacher's Pet. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 35
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Significant scuff(s) front or back
    • Label #17-215D9AA-034
    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • Label #4284285004
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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Jim Mooney, Bernard Sachs, Bob Bean and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Jenny tires of living in the boondocks and runs away to work in the new resort hotel, but her troubles follow her, in a story with art by Baker. Hildy's a waitress in a truck stop, but when she learns handsome trucker Al is rich, she thinks she's hit the jackpot. Carolyn meets Army lieutenant Jerry while both are working with occupation forces in Cold War Germany, but then handsome German Karl tells her Jerry is not who he says he is. That last story features early art by future Marvel legend Jim Mooney. Good-By Innocence!; Bull's Eye for Cupid; Deceived by Jealousy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 36

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Bill Ely. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Abby disobeys the rules of her New England village by falling in love with visiting sailor Rusty, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, teen Diane is dismayed when her widowed mother starts dating handsome Reid, and decides to win him for herself, in a story that features the teen main character being spanked. Vicky taunts her boyfriend Rory with a dangerous dare on a storm-swept beach. Never Trust a Stranger; So Afraid of Love; When Love's Bubble Bursts; I Dared Him to Do It. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 37

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Doris feels pressured to lie about her age while secretly spending the weekend with her boyfriend in the city, in a scandalous pre-Code story and cover with art by Baker. In another Baker story, Joanie tries to impress handsome football star Mike and her friends at school by throwing a party so they forget she's from a poverty-stricken neighborhood. Going to school while working hard to support her family, Judy seeks a man who can help her financially, but Bill has an ulterior motive too. Thrill Seekers Weekend; Wrong Side of the Tracks; Bachelor Girl's Secret; Scandalous Flirtation; His Kiss Was Sweet Poison. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 38

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Kathy finally meets Tom, a nice guy who actually likes her, but his sister's jealousy and gossip could ruin everything, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, Betty dates bad boy Harry despite the warnings of her friends and parents, but when she finally sees the truth about him, he threatens to ruin her reputation. Reputations are also foremost in the thoughts of Jane when she starts dating wealthy Ron, and she keeps it secret from her real friends like Bud. Saucy pre-Code cover by Baker. I Threw Away My Reputation on a Worthless Love; My Double-Life Caught Up with Me; I Talked Myself into Love Troubles; Two-Timing Taught Me to Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 39

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Chuck Miller and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Redheaded bad girl Marilyn finds herself torn between gangster Harry and detective Steve, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, Marian seeks ways to draw the attention of the guys. Alma falls for Jim, but she's terrified that other girls will steal him away from her, and that makes her jealous and petty. Cover by Baker. I Made a Sinful Bargain; Weekend Escapade; I Stole Boyfriends; The Shameful Truth. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 40

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker, Bernard Sachs and Ric Estrada. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Madge is torn between wealthy Neil, who wants to keep their romance secret from his family, and Rod, who wants to marry her, in a story with art by Baker. Wendy is teaching at college while her fiance is in the military overseas, but she's tempted by fellow teacher Stan. Flora meets Bert while working as a dime-a-dance girl and they fall for each other, but he gets the wrong idea when he finds out she's working. Cover by Baker. I Was a Toy of Love; Misled by Loneliness; Weekend in New York; Fooled by My Heart. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 41

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Carmine Infantino and Merrylen Townsend. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. College professor Lucinda learns that old flame Sven is back in her life after his daughter turns up in one of her classes, in a story with art by future DC Comics artist and editor Carmine Infantino. Still dealing with the loss of her fiance in WWII, Alice goes ballistic when her sister Tina marries a soldier. Sally works as a tutor for Harriet and falls for Harriet's father Edward, but she's troubled by Edward's coldness toward Harriet. Cover by Baker. Meet Me Under the Clock; To Love and to Cherish; Hurricane of Love; Women and Wit; Storm in My Heart; No Barrier to Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 42

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Everett Raymond Kinstler and Frank Borth. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Wedding-dress designer Laurie wonders if she'll ever get to wear a bridal veil herself, and then she meets handsome client Carlos, in a story with art by the legendary Everett Raymond Kinstler. Struggling actress Nora meets Greg, who wants her to give up her career, but when she learns Greg is a director, she suspects the worst. Laura falls for handsome cowboy Rocky while visiting a dude ranch, but Rocky isn't who he appears to be. Cover by Baker. The Bridal Veil; Hollywood Heartache; Heartbreak Falls; Rehearsal for Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 43

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Actress Elaine is torn between fellow actor Bruce and Dr. Rogers, the only surgeon who can save Bruce's voice, in a story with art by Baker. In another Matt Baker story, Anita gets suspicious after she sees Helen with Anita's boyfriend Ted in the front seat of their roomy Woodie sedan. Another offbeat art-for-art's-sake cover by Baker. First issue with the Comics Code seal on the cover. Love Challenge; The Risk I Had to Take; Breaking All the Rules; Foolhardy and Headstrong. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 44
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1482222013
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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Bobbie marries young but isn't ready to give up being a kid just yet, even after she has a baby, in a story with art by Baker. Jeanie starts dating soldier Bob to prove to Jeff that she is grown up. Dorothy enjoys playing the field, until she falls for Slim, who's also playing the field, in a story that may be the work of pioneering female comics artist Lily Renee. I Had to Be Tamed; I Had to Live and Learn; Kid Sister; Caught in a Triangle at a Resort Hotel; Discarded Sweethearts Are an Easy Mark!; Love Came Last; First Aid for a Broken Heart. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Teen-Age Romances (1949 St. John) 45

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    Cover by Matt Baker. Stories and art by Matt Baker and Dana Dutch. Tales of teen angst and amour, often featuring art and covers by celebrated good-girl artist Matt Baker. Delivery boy Will meets Lee at a fancy party, but their economic classes may keep them apart, in a story with art by Baker. In another Baker story, Helen carries out a summer-long plan to win Dick's attention. Department store clerk Lucille is torn between co-worker Barry and manager Clay, and the office politics aren't helping. This Business of Love; Love Me, Love My Boss; Farm Boy; I Scorned Love; I Played Hard-to-Get; Coal Town Girl. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.