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Sweethearts Vol. 1 (1948-1954) comic books

  • Issue #83
    Sweethearts Vol. 1 (1948-1954) 83

    Sweethearts was the first monthly romance title. Sherry is despondent when her best friend marries the man she loves, but in her self-destructive daze she meets handsome cop Barry. Donna is convinced that her bad luck will rub off on Frank, the man she loves, but staying away from him isn't working either. Dan loves Jean, but she's strangely repulsed at any sign of disease or infirmity in other people, and claims to be in "perfect health" herself. Plus a romantic story serial and strange but true love facts. The Well of Tears; A Wayward Heart; My Last Chance for Love; The Happiness and Heartbreak of Vicki Carter; Memory's Souvenir; Romance Oddities. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #94
    Sweethearts Vol. 1 (1948-1954) 94

    Stories and art by Bob Jenney and others. Sweethearts was the first monthly romance title. Bored with college life and her long engagement to Bert, Janice decides to take a cruise and shakes up her life. In their small Western town, Sage loves Lucy, but Sage keeps getting pushed around by bully Langston, until he finally takes a stand when Langston moves on Lucy. Librarian Kathy said goodbye to love when Floyd dumped her, but she doesn't know what to do when he asks for a second chance. Alone; Fateful Journal; Love Vigil; Bitter Contrition. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    Sweethearts Vol. 1 (1948-1954) 97

    Sweethearts was the first monthly romance title. Singer Fran is in love with the open road, but Doug, who helped her when she was struggling, wants her to settle down in his small town. Young Terry meets handsome Mitch at a nightclub, and soon learns that he runs a "lonely hearts club" dating service and wants her to be one of his "smart girls." Judith changes her mind after dumping handsome mechanic Jim, but her rivalry with his new love Lydia is destined for a tragic end. My Heart Is a Gypsy; The Sometime Bride; Smart Girl; One Mad Interlude. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #99
    Sweethearts Vol. 1 (1948-1954) 99

    Photo cover. "No Other Love"; Ruthies high school sweetheart Al goes off to college; She thinks theyll be married when he graduates, but then learns he eloped with fellow student Inez; Ruthie vows never to marry and moves to the city and throws herself into her career; Ruthie dates fellow employee Ben but turns down his marriage proposal. "A Fearful Redemption"; Renée loves Charley but his small business doesnt yet earn enough for them to marry; She feels life is passing her by; Learning her former classmate Neil is now a famous singer and composer, Renée rekindles their acquaintance. "Photo Finish" text story by John Martin. "I Lived For Danger"; Printer Larry agrees to perform dangerous publicity stunts to earn money so he can have his own shop and marry drugstore clerk Irene; Irene is afraid Larry will be hurt and wants him to quit, but ad executive Selma urges him to continue; Irene and Larry break up, but when Larry is injured during a stunt, he sees that Selma only cares about him as a performer, not a person. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #101
    Sweethearts Vol. 1 (1948-1954) 101

    "A Stranger on the Road" (art by Bob Powell), "My Kind of Man," and "Bitter Betrayal." Photo cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #113
    Sweethearts Vol. 1 (1948-1954) 113
    • 1.25" Spine split from bottom. Chew.

    Stories and art by Bob Powell and Ruth Sterling. Sweethearts was the first monthly romance title. Diner waitress Norma and customer Phil fall for each other, but money matters and a moral choice threaten to drive them apart. Lil falls for handsome jet pilot Ross, but she's not prepared for the dangers that go with his chosen duty. Wendy dates boxer Steve, but when he wants to go to medical school, she encourages him to stay in the ring, then fears for the fighter he's become. No Replacement for Love!; I Loved a Jet Pilot; Those Faraway Places; The Awakening. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #117
    Sweethearts Vol. 1 (1948-1954) 117
    • Water damage.

    Sweethearts was the first monthly romance title. Annette hopes to marry Murray so he'll take her out of her tiny little seacoast town and its fishing community, but it turns out those are the things he likes best about her world. Postwar WAC (female military officer) Edna has the chance to marry into a wealthy, connected family, but she falls for middle-class reporter Hank. Nina falls for handsome David, but when they keep running into each other, he thinks she's spying on him. Plus the winners of the third "Ideal Man" reader essay contest offer a glimpse of the '50s. A Stranger to Her Own; You Cant Chain the Man You Love; This Time for Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #122
    Sweethearts Vol. 1 (1948-1954) 122
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.

    1st Charlton. Photo Cover of Eva Tanguay (played by Mitzi Gaynor) and Larry Woods (played by Bob Graham). Stories by unknown. Art by Art Cappello and unknown. Thrilling romances! Exciting! Pulse quickening! Real love stories of real people told in dramatic picture stories. Revelations you will never forget! Featuring: "Passion's Plaything"; "I Was a Musician's Girl" (marijuana story); "Candidate's Girl"; and "The Bridegroom"! Plus: 2-page text story "Lillian's Luck"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.