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New Romances (1951 Standard) comic books

  • Issue #5
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 5

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    First issue. Photo cover. In order of appearance: "Marry in Haste"; "Smart Talk by Janet Lee"; "No Love for Me" art by Art Saaf; "The Blame I Bore"; and "Love Problems". "Beautiful, But Smart: It's on With the Dance for Marty Richards and His Date!" illustrated text story by Sue Rosner. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 6

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    Photo cover of Barbara Bel Geddes and Richard Basehart starring in 20th Century Fox's "Fourteen Hours." No Wife Was I, art by Ruben Moreira; "I wanted security...I wanted a home of my own...and the price I had to pay was marriage!"; Ada and Steve get married and move into a house where Ada plunges "into a frenzy of cleaning, decorating, cooking, sewing..." to "show Steve he had married an ideal homemaker." "My Reckless Heart," art by Art Saaf; Sally takes a summer job as a switchboard operator at the "swanky" Curtis Mountain Hotel; She falls in love with lifeguard Jack, but is also courted by owner Don. "Just for Love" text story. "Love Next Door," pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Al Rubano; Flirtatious Wanda marries Tommy but after a time she feels "the fires gone out of our lives!"; When they move to the suburbs, she decides to seduce their married neighbor Glenn; He eventually kisses her, but "it was almost coldly professional...almost condescending!" "Date Bait" one-page story, art by Paul Robinson; "Youth counsellor" Helen Winslow advises girls who are "attracted to a certain boy--and want to do something about it!" 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 7

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    Photo cover of actors Joan Fontaine and Ray Milland. In order of appearance: "Mind Your Manners"; "My Runaway Heart"; "I Had to Choose" art by George Tuska; "Love Problems"; "Smart Talk"; and "Two Roads to Love". Illustrated text stories: "Simply Super: Life Can Be Wonderful When You're In Love!" by Donald Bayne Hobart, illustrated by Al Carreno; and "I Love You Twice: She Was Sure She Would Always Adore Him!" by Betty Hill. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 8
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Photo cover. In order of appearance: "Imitation of Love"; "Money Talk"; "I Borrowed Romance" art by Art Saaf; "Smart Talk by Janet Lee"; "My Tangled Heart"; and "Love Problems". "Love and Business: You Never Can Tell Which Way a Romance Will Turn!" illustrated text story by Madeline Mines. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 9

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    Photo cover of actors June Haver and William Lundigan. In order of appearance: "I'll Never Love Again" art by John Celardo; "Hearts on Trial"; "Heartless!"; "Smart Talk by Janet Lee"; and "Man in My Arms". Illustrated text stories: "Driveway to Love: Howard Had His Own Way of Telling a Girl He Cared..." by Margaret Isbel; and "Music for Ann: Ranch Girl Ann Hampton Finds the Man of Her Heart!" by Jane Hobart. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 10

    Contains Alex Toth art. Photo cover. In order of appearance: "I Dated for Thrills" art by Art Saaf; "Smart Talk with Janet Lee"; "Ring Around Romance" art by Art Saaf; "Be Mine Alone" art by Alex Toth and Mike Peppe, reprinted in Alex Toth Edge of Genius TPB (2007- ) #1-1ST and Setting the Standard: Comics by Alex Toth 1952-1954 HC (2011 FB) #1-1ST; "Wasted Tears"; "How to Meet...Him!" art by Art Saaf; "Suspicious Heart"; and "Temple of Love". "A Woman of Mystery: Peggy Invented a Secret for the Sake of Glamour!" illustrated text story by Madeline Mines. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 11

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    Photo cover of Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor in Paramount Pictures' "A Place in the Sun." "My Empty Promise," art by Alex Toth; Gary promises his dying mother that hell marry their neighbor Adele, who has always been in love with him; When Sylvia says she and Gary love each other, Adele refuses to release Gary from his vow. "Love Problems," art by Paul Robinson; Ed proposes to Gloria but she isnt sure she loves him; Gloria and her sister go on a trip to Washington D.C. and being away from Ed makes Gloria understand that he is the man for her. "Flattery Will Get You Somewhere!" one-page story, art by Nina Albright; Jane is a success with Hal because she is sincere in her compliments; Beth, on the other hand, flatters Marty but "never means what she says" and fails with him as a result. "People Will Talk," art by Sid Greene; Randy and Jill are engaged, but they disagree about the engagement ring, her wedding gown, where they will live, what sort of ceremony to have, and so on; They break up, but then reconcile because disagreements and arguments dont mean they dont love each other. "Man Killer" text story. "I Ran From Love," art by Vernon Greene; Steve and Ella are engaged, but when she overspends their budget and puts them in debt to furnish their apartment, he becomes angry and tells her to return the items; She refuses and they break up. "The Age of Chivalry" one-page story, art by John Celardo. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 12

    Photo cover. "I Need Your Love," inks by Bernard Sachs; High school student Leslie grows up a tomboy, participating in sports and never going on dates; When neighbor Dan returns from college, he kisses Leslie but suggests she become more feminine; Leslie overhears her older sister Marianne saying shes going to the prom with Dan, so Leslie uses the money she was saving to buy a target rifle to pay for a makeover instead. "Wrong Kind of Man," art by Pete Morisi; Joan and Hugh are engaged, but he loses his job and refuses to let her support him until he finds another—even though shes gotten a promotion and a raise--so their wedding is postponed; When Hugh receives a job offer in another state, he asks Joan to move there with him, but she refuses. "Romance and 'Rithmetic" text story by Margaret Isbell. "My Silent Heart," art by Valerie Barclay; Larry and Sue meet at the beach and become friends, but Sue is upset when Larry doesnt appear to take their romance seriously. "Fun for the Hostess" advice page, pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Bernard Sachs. "My Guilty Heart"; Jennifer marries Dusty after a whirlwind courtship and they move to his family farm in Kansas; Dustys brother Robbie also lives there: he is mentally challenged and "like...a child" after being thrown from a horse; Robbie is friendly but makes Jennifer nervous; she urges Dusty to send Robbie to an institution, or shell leave; A tornado threatens the farm. "Love Problems," art by Paul Robinson; Wendy's vacation at a resort begins badly, as she misses opportunities to meet people and have fun; When she decides to participate in social activities she makes friends, including handsome Ted. "Let's Make Up!" advice page, pencils by Mike Sekowsky; Advice on how to make up after an argument with your boyfriend. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 13

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    Photo cover. In order of appearance: "Two-Timer" reprinted in True Love (1986) #2; "Smart Talk with Janet Lee" art by Art Saaf; "My Impatient Heart"; "Love Problems"; "Hold That Smile!"; "If I Lose You..."; and "Good Health Is Beauty". "Four Hearts of a Kind: There Are Times When Two Kings and Two Queens Beat Anything!" Illustrated text story by Margaret Isbel. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 14

    Photo cover. "Kiss and Run," pencils by Art Saaf, inks by Mike Peppe; After her fathers death, Diane gets a job as a typist, turning down her childhood sweetheart Daves offer to leave college, get a job, and marry her; Former schoolmate Freddy urges her to come to New York, promising she'll find work as a model; However, "models are a dime a dozen" and she becomes a "dreary, under-paid...city white collar worker!" Untitled one-page Smart Talk story, art by Alex Toth; Unlike Pam, who always takes into consideration her boyfriend Marty's financial situation, Edith prefers to date boys who can spend money on her. "Man of Mine," pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Al Rubano; Della "from the wrong side of the tracks" sets out to get a prom invitation from wealthy student Bruce, rejecting studious but poor Tony; Della doesnt care that girls who date Bruce get bad reputations; On the night of the prom, Bruce is speeding; he and Della believe he has hit someone with his car, but Bruce refuses to stop. "Her Sister's House" text story by Margaret Isbel. "I Can't Love You"; Angela and her father live in a small town, where everyone knows her mother ran away 15 years earlier; Angelas father fears shell also turn out to be "wild" and forbids her to date, but Angela falls in love with newcomer Don; When her father finds out, he is angry. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 15

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    Photo cover. In order of appearance: "I Need Your Kisses" art by Art Saaf; "Romance Among the Redskins"; "Don't Step on My Heart"; "Shattered Dream"; "Borrowed Trouble"; "Husband Hunter"; "Smart Talk with Janet Lee"; and "Unwanted Love" art by Ralph Mayo, reprinted in True Love (1986) #2. "Funny Face: Josie Didn't Know How She Would Feel When She Had to Face Reality..." Illustrated text story by Betty Hill. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 16
    • Staple rust.

    Contains Alex Toth art. Photo cover. In order of appearance: "Man of My Heart" art by Alex Toth, reprinted in Setting the Standard: Comics by Alex Toth 1952-1954 HC (2011 FB) #1-1ST and Buried Treasure (magazine) #3; "When You Have a Date"; "Broken Dreams" art by Art Saaf; "Smart Talk with Janet Lee"; "Love My Dogs"; and "I Need Your Love". "The Eyes of Love: It Was a Feminine Cupid Who Released the Arrow of Penny's Love!" illustrated text story by Mickey Klar Marks. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 17

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    Contains Alex Toth art. Photo cover. In order of appearance: "Stars in My Eyes" art by Alex Toth and Mike Peppe, reprinted in True Love (1986) #1 and Setting the Standard: Comics by Alex Toth 1952-1954 HC (2011 FB) #1-1ST; "Smart Talk with Janet Lee"; "The Office Flirt, Every Office Has One..."; "I Toyed with Love"; "Watch Your Tongue!"; "Uncertain Heart" art by Alex Toth and Mike Peppe, reprinted in Buried Treasure (magazine) #1, Alex Toth Reader TPB (2003-2005) #1-1ST, and Setting the Standard: Comics by Alex Toth 1952-1954 HC (2011 FB) #1-1ST; "Color Cues!"; and "The Game of Hearts!". "Love's Lengthy Problem: Brenda Cole Learns That There's Always a King for a Proper Queen!" illustrated text story by Mickey Klar Marks. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 18
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Staple rust. Rust migration.

    Photo cover. "My Dream is You," pencils by Alex Toth, inks by Mike Peppe; Pamela Mason wants to find someone who she can be sure loves her for herself and not her inheritance which she receive in September; She meets Martin Shaw and romance ensues; He proposes telling her that he wants to wait until September; Pamela thinks he just wants her inheritance and turns him down. "Invitation to Romance," pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Vince Colletta. "Law of Love" text article by Mickey Marks, art by Vince Colletta. "Love Can Wait!", art by John Celardo; Country girl Sue comes to the city and becomes a model; Meets hunk Jerry and falls in love; He gets drafted; Sue gets no mail and visits his Mom; Mom tells her he married old girlfriend; Sue changes to Suzette and meets socialite Drake. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 19

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    Contains Alex Toth art. Photo cover. In order of appearance: "Mended Heart" art by Mike Roy; "High Style Guide"; "My Other Love"; "Smart Talk with Janet Lee" art by Alex Toth, reprinted in Setting the Standard: Comics by Alex Toth 1952-1954 HC (2011 FB) #1-1ST; "Sporty Fashion News"; "This Love Is Mine"; and "Beautiful Schemer" art by Ralph Mayo. "Two Hearts Are Better Than One: Julia Wasn't Sure Whether She Wanted to Marry the Boss's Son..." illustrated text story by Margaret Isbell, illustrated by Ralph Mayo. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 20

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    Contains Alex Toth art. Photo cover. In order of appearance: "Bachelor Bait" art by Art Saaf; "Love's Calendar" and "Smart Talk with Janet Lee" art by Alex Toth, reprinted in Setting the Standard: Comics by Alex Toth 1952-1954 HC (2011 FB) #1-1ST;; "I Only Have Eyes for You"; "I Lived a Dream" art by Mike Roy; "Julie"; "Miss Right" art by George Tuska; "Keep It Confidentially Yours"; "Make Believe Love" art by Ralph Mayo; and "So He's in the Army Now" art by Art Saaf. "I Love You Darling: Susan Believed a Midnight Elopment Was the Solution to Her Problem..." illustrated text story by Margaret Isbell. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    New Romances (1951 Standard) 21

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    Final issue. Photo cover. In order of appearance: "Thrill Hunter!" and "Forced Into Romance" art by Art Saaf; "No Gift"; "Kiss and Forget"; "Smart Talk with Janet Lee"; "Follow Your Heart"; and "Lonely for Love" art by Art Saaf. "Security for Love: Sometimes a Successful Salesman Loses out With His Best Customer..." illustrated text story by Margaret Isbell. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.