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My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) comic books

  • Issue #1
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 1

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    "Mother Didn't Know"; Edyths mother tries to act and look younger than her age; Edyth is secretly married to sailor Bert, fearing her mother will feel "old" if she finds out; However, Edyth and Bert eventually break the news and her mother is consoled by her father. "Lonely for Kisses"; Julie starts a small dressmaking business to supplement the meager income that her husband, construction worker Frank, brings home; However, the business becomes very successful and grows until it consumes most of Julies time; When Julie sees Frank dining with one of her models because hes lonely and tired of eating by himself, she realizes her marriage is at risk. "Personal Heart Problems" advice column by Nancy Drake. "The Chance I Took"; Joe returns from military service but seems uninterested in joining his fathers company; Mr. Stone asks his assistant Carrol to undergo a makeover and then seduce Joe into taking a job with the firm; Joe falls in love with Carrol instead. "I Was a Cheat!"; April is engaged to Marc but cheats on him with Kip; When the two men meet, April leaves; She later tries to call Marc to apologize, but hes not home, so she makes a date with Kip; April realizes Marc is the one she loves, but decides to break their engagement. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 2

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    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. Doris is lonely when her husband's new job takes them to the remote wilderness, but she still knows she should resist the advances of his co-worker Joe. Julia's expensive tastes cause conflict in her marriage with a working-class man. Mary's chance at romance may be derailed by her obligations to raise her kid sister Jeannie, who's looking for love as well. Moment of Madness; I Put a Price on Love; Kisses in Hiding; Week-End Wife. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 3

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    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. Joan and Glenn must keep their marriage secret from his father and her mother, who both disapprove. Spicy pre-Code bad-girl cover by an unknown artist. Love's Second Chance; We Couldn't Wait; With All My Heart; He Wasn't Ashamed. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 4

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    "Secret Kisses"; Martha takes care of her siblings, spoiled Joan and young Bobby; Martha becomes friends with Harold, one of Joan's dates, and is embarrassed when Joan two-times Harold with Bill; Harold admits he prefers Martha; They are secretly married, because Martha wants to see if Joan will settle down; When she doesn't, Harold and Martha announce their marriage and their intention to move out, taking Bobby with them. "My Mad Mistake"; Singer Lucky falls in love with soldier Watt, but she doesn't want to marry a military man; Lucky introduces Watt to her married sister Margie, whose husband is serving overseas and who struggles to make ends meet; Lucky doesn't want a life like that; When Watt says "I don't approve of working wives" so she'd have to quit her career if they wed, Lucky breaks up with him. "Love on the Sneak"; Wendy marries Ray, who is older and wealthy, and wonders if she's made a mistake; Ray is called back into the military and his mother tries to interest Wendy in social events; At one of these events, Wendy meets Michael and they fall in love. "My Lying Heart"; When Dan's small business runs into trouble, his wife Vivian decides to get a job to help out; However, she learns companies don't want married women: "they are sidetracked by too many personal problems to keep their minds on their jobs with us"; Claiming she's single, Vivian's hired as a model by Jack; Jack falls in love with Vivian although she doesn't reciprocate his affections. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 5

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    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. Looking for thrills, Claire develops a reputation that could doom her romance with Jack, in "I Was a Pick-up Girl," a story featuring some racy pre-Code bad-girl art. Redheaded farm girl Tessie romances handsome neighbor Rex Macon, but her Pa disapproves, in a story with some nice good-girl art. Bill and Wendy's marriage plans are derailed by her father's illness. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Rosary Cross of Seven Sorrows - an odd choice for a comic that features "I Was a Pick-up Girl." I Was a Pick-up Girl; Desperate Romance; Kisses of Forgiveness; Together...Forever. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 6

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    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. Sally gets a big promotion at work, but must keep her engagement to Bill a secret in order to keep her job. Mike hides his marriage to a nightclub singer from his parents (which is bad enough) and from his girlfriend (which is worse). Fred and Dorothy must hide their marriage because of med-school regulations, so Dorothy's boss thinks she's single and available. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Rosary Cross of Seven Sorrows. My Double Life; No Other Love; Unwelcome Bride; Part Time Wife. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 7

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    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. In a rare story featuring a female soldier (and some good-girl art), Gwyn is a WAC in postwar Germany who agrees to marry Rudy so he can emigrate to America. Martha knows her marriage to movie star Roger is a sham, but she can't help loving him anyway. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Rosary Cross of Seven Sorrows. Without Romance; Dangerous Moments; Honeymoon Hideaway; My Secret Bride. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 8

    "Suspicious Kiss"; Mazie, the waitress at a truck stop, falls for Alex, a new driver for a trucking company that keeps running into bad luck. "Just a Good-Time Gal"; Beth, a "good-time girl", treats her sister Julie like a maid while Julie has to hide her marriage to Mike, one of Beth's former beaus. Letters from readers on love advice with answers from Nancy Drake. "Learning to Love"; Peggy starts dating one of her teachers to get revenge on him, but ends up falling in love. "Love in the Hills"; Jessie, a backwoods country girl, falls for Joe, an artist from the city who rents her pa's cabin; They marry in secret because she knows that her pa, and Luke (the strongest man in the county), wouldn't approve. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 9

    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. Mary is pledged to absent soldier Mike, but soon finds herself in the arms of another man. Shirley, whose husband doesn't enjoy dancing, has a surprisingly enjoyable time hitting the town with handsome Jim, in a story with some spicy good-girl art. Doris finally gets a chance to rebel against her strict, old-fashioned father, in story with the lurid title "Love On Demand." Also featuring a vintage ad for the Rosary Cross of Seven Sorrows. Fun pre-Code bad-girl cover by an unknown artist. It Could Happen To You; Kisses For All; Innocent Scandal; Love On Demand. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 10

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    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. Paula knows that sailor Vince loves her, but she still wants to play the field, in a story with some spicy good-girl art. Mary loses respect for her husband Joe after she has to go back to work to support them, but when she really needs him, he's gone. Soldier's wife Beth feels threatened when her husband's beautiful old flame moves back into the area. Also featuring a vintage ad for early lenticular (or "Photo-Move") pictures of Jesus, Mary or Pope Pius XII. Lesson in Love; This Is Forever; She Wanted My Man; The Losing Game. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 11
    • Canadian Edition.
    • Label #1274873014
  • Issue #12
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 12

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    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. Alice likes Clark but suspects he's stealing things from her workplace, unless it's all a plot to get her to go out with him. Margaret suspects her husband Dick is cheating on her, so she sets a trap for him by making it look like she's the one cheating. Sally and Wayne fall for each other while she's designing the gown for his upcoming wedding. Wings of Love; Kiss Thief; I Married a Flirt; For Sale: A Wedding Gown. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 13

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    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. A woman falls for the soldier who sleeps on her shoulder during a train ride. This story's splash page (also the cover illustration) features a classic example of good-girl art. Showgirl Jill is wooed by wealthy Bill, but he doesn't approve of her stage act, in a story featuring some spicy showgirl art. Also featuring vintage ads for a rosary cross and for early lenticular (or "Photo-Move") pictures of Jesus, Mary or Pope Pius XII. Stormy Love; That Woman! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 14

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    "Afraid to Love"; Rosalie and her mother operate a concession stand at an amusement park; Rosalie and sailor Rex fall in love, but she is afraid to reveal her humble origins; When Rex finds out, he says it doesnt matter. "My Heart Went Thataway"; Jane is a TV script girl with a crush on cowboy star Jack; When an actress falls ill, Jane fills in for her on the program; She dates Jack but when he takes her to his apartment and makes a move on her, she has to be rescued by her producer Morton. "Betrayed Kisses!"; Air Force officer Joe is assigned to remote Rock Island and his new wife Ann comes along; While Joe is away, Ann is romanced by another officer, Hank; However, Hank is honorable and doesnt attempt to betray his best friend. "Let's Get Married"; Joan is hired as a private nurse for elderly, ill-tempered Mrs. Cole; She eventually wins her patients trust but when she falls in love with her patients son Tom, Mrs. Cole thinks she is a gold-digger; Joan goes away, but Mrs. Cole reconsiders and calls her back to the house so Joan can be reunited with Tom. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 15

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    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. Sally can only watch as her beautiful sister Milly charms her fiancee Bill right out of her arms. Also featuring vintage ads for a rosary cross and for early lenticular (or "Photo-Move") pictures of Jesus, Mary or Pope Pius XII. My G.I.'s Kisses; I Loved a Sailor; Honeymoon Heartbreak; Menace to Marriage. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 16

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    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. Beautiful but poverty-stricken Claire uses love and friendship to secure happiness, but risks losing the man she loves. A woman hospitalized after a car crash reveals how a shameful attempt at romance brought her there. Nurse Smith falls for the handsome doctor she works with, but their first surgery together is a disaster. I Won't Cheat Again; Wrong Bridegroom; His Kisses Fooled Me; I Loved My Doctor! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 17

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    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. A woman's attempt at "husband-hunting" leads to a fight between two men. Housemaid Edna romances her employer's son, a returning soldier, in a story featuring some good-girl art. Glenn falls for Martha, but she doesn't know how to tell him she has a terminal heart defect. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Rosary Cross of Seven Sorrows. Love Finds a Way; Thrill of His Kisses; Doomed! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 18

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  • Issue #19
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 19

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    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. Bored with childhood sweetheart David, Julie soon finds herself in the arms of another man, a smooth-talker in a purple suit. Peggy, wife of Marine Bill, has love trouble when her sister comes to visit. Patty's father is a notorious gambler, causing people to look on her with disapproval, including her beau Tommie. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Rosary Cross of Seven Sorrows. Hungry for Kisses; So Glad You're Mine; I Was a Marked Woman! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 20

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    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. Lois is torn between soldier Larry and defense contractor Jeff - but the story takes a left turn with the discovery of a spy ring. Sisters Betsy and Ellen get into a feud over dating older men, but one of the sisters is secretly married to boot. Bert discovers that his new wife Mary has inherited her father's gambling problem. My Cheating Heart; Two Kinds of Love; Too Young For Kisses; Gamble With Marriage. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 21

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    Art by Matt Baker and others. Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. Agnes can't attract the attention of Jeff, the manager where she works, but another woman manages to get him all to herself. On the eve of her marriage, Marge becomes insanely jealous, in a story featuring art by good-girl art legend Matt Baker. Heart In Torment; You Must Trust Love; Kisses Through Tears; Price of My Jealousy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 22

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    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. A soldier's new wife wrestles with the decision to tell her mother about her marriage, when she knows she won't like it. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Rosary Cross of Seven Sorrows. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 23

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    Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. A redheaded divorcee has mixed feelings about moving on without her ex-husband Bill, in a story featuring some good-girl art. A 15-year-old girl asks advice columnist "Nancy Drake" if she should keep dating her 20-year-old boyfriend after the Air Force sends him to Germany. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Rosary Cross of Seven Sorrows. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    My Secret Marriage (1953 Superior) 24

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    Art by Matt Baker and others. Couples wrestle with marital strife in this pre-Code romance comic from Canadian publisher Superior that often features good-girl art. April is torn between wealthy John and boy-next-door Charles, in a story with art by good-girl art legend Matt Baker. Wendy loves sailor Bill, but doesn't want a husband who will spend all his time at sea. Rosalind is torn between her mother's drive to make her an actress and her own love for a soldier named Bob, but producer Mr. Grant may have a solution that suits everybody. Also featuring a vintage ad for the Rosary Cross of Seven Sorrows. My Greedy Heart; Gossip Condemned Me; Wandering Kisses; I Made Love My Career. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.