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Negro Romance (1950 Fawcett) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Negro Romance (1950 Fawcett) 1

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    One of the first comics created by African-American artists for an African-American readership. Photo cover. "My Heart's Dilemma"; Marjorie lives with her Aunt Louise; When Louise begins to date Jim, Marjorie fears her settled life will be uprooted. Marjories boyfriend Ray doesnt see it like this, but Marjorie goes out of her way to express her displeasure to her aunt; When she finds a telegram to Jim from "Marion" that suggests Jim is after Louises money, Marjorie seizes on it as proof of his perfidy. "A Tragic Vow"; When her longtime suitor Harry completes medical school and proposes to her, Janet postpones giving him an answer; She doesnt love Harry but doesnt want to lose him "until someone else comes along"; Helen starts dating Tom, a hospital administrator, but refuses to tell Harry, even though he decides to quit his internship so they can wed sooner. "This Time For Keeps" text story by Ruth Day. Too "Late For Love"; Diane loves Hank but he marries her best friend Mary and they move away; Diane dates Artie and he proposes to her; However, when Mary dies, leaving a young daughter, Diane consoles Hank; He wants to resume their relationship and when Artie finds out, he breaks up with Diane. True-to-life Romances ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Negro Romance (1950 Fawcett) 2

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    One of the first comics created by African-American artists for an African-American readership. Photo cover. "Possessed"; Gloria meets college student Lloyd; he convinces his mother to hire Gloria at her beauty salon; Gloria and Lloyd fall in love; To make herself indispensable to the Jamisons, the insecure Gloria takes over the beauty business, moves in with Mrs. Jamison and Lloyds sister Edith, and dominates their lives; When Lloyd comes home with Sara, Gloria flies into a jealous rage. "Forever Yours," script by Roy Ald, art by Rudy Palais; Edith and Don plan to be married, but she learns she has a medical condition which could "prove fatal in two years"; Edith doesnt tell Don, and decides to "enjoy life"; She begins to act wild, and Don breaks up with her; One day, Edith collapses: she wakes up in the hospital, and Don is there. "Come Home, My Heart" text story by Lee Lacey. "Love's Decoy," script by Roy Ald; Club owner Barton promises ambitious chorus girl Sara a featured spot in the show if she makes friends with Bruce; She does, and they fall in love; Barton forces her to get Bruces signature, then to slip an envelope into his pocket; This letter frames Bruce, a detective, for corruption and he's arrested; Sara goes to the district attorney and confesses everything to clear Bruce. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Negro Romance (1950 Fawcett) 3

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    One of the first comics created by African-American artists for an African-American readership. My Love Betrayed Me; Fateful Decision; Spite! Written by Roy Ald. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10. Cover price $0.10.