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Popular Teen-Agers (1950) comic books

  • Issue #5
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 5
    • 5 1/2" Cumulative spine split.
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1488667008

    This is one of L. B. Cole's best covers, a fine example of his striking use of primary colors, which he referred to as "poster colors." #5 of "Pop Teen-Agers" is actually the first issue in the series, (#1-4 were "School Day Romances"). This issue has no publication date in the indicia, or elsewhere. The Brat Race; Eve's plan to ruin Toni and Butch's date backfires. Junk and Jive activity page by Ray Gill; How to make a trap drum set out scrap wood and wrapping paper. Buoy Crazy starring Ginger Bunn, art by Manny Stallman; The girls foil Lefty's attempt to keep them away from the boys camp. Profile of Betty Grable with photo. Potions of Love; Midge Martin and Charlie foil crooks who use a love potion to distract their victims. Rajah Dodger; Eve Adams and her aunt wind up in Rajah Smaja's harem. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 6

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    Contains original and reprinted material as noted. Untitled Toni Gay story, art by Norman Nodel, reprinted in Mr. Monsters Hi-Shock Schlock (1987) #2; Toni and Butch take up horseback riding to improve their posture. "The Showoff Showdown" art by Manny Stallman, reprinted without original title from School Day Romances (1949) #1; Honey joins the high school baseball team and shows up Lefty. " Masquerade Melee" reprinted from School Day Romances (1949) #1; Midge plays cupid for Hercule and Constance. Villain's Villa; Eve inadvertently gets involved with a gang of bandits while traveling in Italy with her aunt. "White Walled Romance" text story, reprinted from School Day Romances (1949) #1. White Walled Romance text story. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 7

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    Cover art by L.B. Cole. Contains original and reprinted material as noted. All stories reprinted in Teen Romances (1964 Super Reprint) #10. " Fishin' For Fun," art by Manny Stallman; Honey Bunn's class lets a rare fish, the Durantis Finnius, loose in the sea and it's a race to see who can catch it. Bio of Janet Leigh, including small black and white headshot; Related to the movie "The Doctor and The Girl." Malted-Mixup, art by Norman Nodell, retitled and reprinted from School Day Romances (1949) #1; Toni goes to modelling school and loses her memory; While she's got amnesia, Eve makes a play for Butch. Biography of actor Glenn Ford. Untitled Eve Adams story, reprinted without original title from School Day Romances (1949) #1; Eve goes to England to study and meets a young man who needs money to go to school; She raises the money by convincing the Dean to buy his furniture. The Conga Caper!"; Midge Martin reports on Charlie playing football; Charlie kicks better when he hears the song "Kickalonga.". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 8

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    L.B. Cole cover. Contains original and reprinted material as noted. In order of appearance: "Honey Bunn in No Holds Barred" art by Jay Disbrow; "Toni Gay in The Case of the Fortunate Fiddle" reprinted from Guns Against Gangsters Vol. 1 (1948) #2; "Eve Adams"; and "Midge Martin, Girl Reporter, Smuggle Trouble". "Love Match" text story. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 9

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  • Issue #10
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 10

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    L.B. Cole cover. Stories include "Trust the Man You Love," "I Love You Respectfully" (art by Nodel), "LOve is Like Quicksand," and "Love Was an Outlaw." Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 11

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. comics with teen angst from L.B. Cole's Star Publications. A girl gets a chance at the boy she's been dreaming about. A guy finds the way to a girl's heart. A young woman has a secret that she fears will doom her attempts at romance. My Dream Lover; The Key to My Heart; My Secret. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 12

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    Cover art by L.B. Cole. All stories reprinted in Top Love Stories #19. Contains original and reprinted material as noted. "Portrait of Love," art by Jay Disbrow; Struggling artist Scott Winton is inspired by singer Gale Saunders and paints a portrait of her. She sees it, they meet, and fall in love. "My Summer Romance"; Karen and Ned have a torrid summer romance but they both realize they don't love each other. "He Didn't Want Me"; Lynn's fiancé John vanishes, and she falls in love with Henry on the rebound; John returns, having suffered an accident that kept him away; John and Henry both propose to Lynn, but she can't decide; Meanwhile, Henry's secretary Mary tries to commit suicide because she loves Henry. "Love's False Dream" retitled and reprinted from "Only a Pick-Up!" in My Past (1949 Confessions) #8; Carhop Marcy falls for slick cad Roger, not realizing honest Phil is the man for her. "My Hungry Heart" text story retitled and reprinted from "Love was my Bodyguard" in My Love Life (1949) #6. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 13

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Romance comics with teen angst from L.B. Cole's Star Publications. Tommy loves Faith, but she fears the scandal in her past will only drag him down as well. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 14
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Robert Burns, Annette Greene, Ken Battefield and Wally Wood. Romance comics with teen angst from L.B. Cole's Star Publications. Greg proposes to Peg, but she is anxious that their happiness can't last. Redheaded Carla uses her temper to get her way, until she meets a man who won't put up with it, in a sort-of retelling of "Taming of the Shrew" featuring art by comics legend Wally Wood (and a public spanking scene). A comics version of the classic Robert Burns Romantic poem, "My Love Is Like a Red Red Rose." Also, vintage advice on the secrets of a happy marriage and reader problems from "Miss Greene." He Turned Me Down; I Was a Shrew!; A Red, Red Rose; SOS Love Problems from Our Readers; For Better...For Worse; My Repentance. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 15

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jay Disbrow and others. Romance comics with teen angst from L.B. Cole's Star Publications. After a minor dalliance results in a fatal accident, scandal and divorce, a woman wonders if murder is next on the agenda. A gal goes to work at a dance hall, a scandalous job at the time, but she's just trying to support her family. A strait-laced girl decides to have a little fun for once, and the inevitable result is kissing in a stolen car, a night in jail, and her mom in the hospital with worry, just like she said. Scandal; My Ten Cent Love; A Twist of Fate; Love Must Be Faithful; I Was "Starved for Love"; My Repentance. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 16
    Published 1953 by Star.

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jay Disbrow and others. Romance comics with teen angst from L.B. Cole's Star Publications. A woman tries to cope with her fiance's jealous, controlling ways. Love-starved Ethel gives in to Frank's romantic overtures maybe sooner than she should. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 17

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jay Disbrow and others. Romance comics with teen angst from L.B. Cole's Star Publications. A woman is pressured to kiss her boyfriend like the other girls at the party, but she's afraid he'll lose respect for her if she does. A waitress meets the man of her dreams, but she's wary of getting too involved. Man of My Dreams; I Borrowed Love; I Was Faithless. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 18
    Published 1953 by Star.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0349113023

    L.B. Cole cover. Contains original and reprinted material as noted. In order of appearance: "For Love or Money"; "Love Customs Around the World"; "We Played at Romance.." retitled and reprinted from "I Hired a Husband" in My Life (1948) #15; and "Love Game". "Love Cues" and "Charm Cues, A Miss and Her Man" text articles retitled and reprinted from "For Heart's Sake" and "To the Girls! A Miss and Her Man" in My Great Love (1949) #4. 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 19
    Published 1953 by Star.

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jay Disbrow and others. Romance comics with teen angst from L.B. Cole's Star Publications. Julie falls for Albert, but he hangs with a rough crowd, and is tempted to begin a life of crime, unless she can talk him out of it. Eve loves Cal, but when his redheaded ex Frances tries to win him back, Eve lies that they are married, then dreads the inevitable reveal of the truth. Also featuring a lovely good-girl swimsuit cover by L. B. Cole. Love's Crossroad. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 20
    Published 1953 by Star.

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    L.B. Cole cover. All comic stories reprinted in Teen Romances (1964 Super Reprint) #16. Contains original and reprinted material as noted. "Love's Sweet Return" art by Jay Disbrow; "My Heartbreaking Romance.." retitled and reprinted from "I Loved a Weakling" in My Secret Affair (1949) #2; and "My Secret Dates...". "Young Love Cues..!!" and "Charm Cues" text articles. 36 pages. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 21

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    Cover by L. B. Cole. Stories and art by Jay Disbrow and others. Romance comics with teen angst from L.B. Cole's Star Publications. Val loves Jim, but suspects the dark secret in her past will keep them apart, in a story narrated by him (instead of her, like most romance comics of the time). Waitress Mabel invents a new identity for herself while on vacation, but when she falls for handsome radio personality Matthew, she regrets her duplicity. Karen falls for handsome sailor Eric, but his first love is the sea. Also featuring vintage 1950s advice on dating, and another good-girl swimsuit cover by L. B. Cole. My Only Love; How to Get That Second Date; Turning Point of My Life; Reckless Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 22

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    "Vacation to Love," "Hours of Heartbreak," and "I Needed Love." L.B. Cole cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Popular Teen-Agers (1950) 23

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    Cover art by L.B. Cole. All stories reprinted from Confessions of Love (1953 Star Pulbications) #13. "Heart-Break," art by Jay Disbrow; Donna plays with men's affections but can't have the only man she really loved, Martin Grant. "Will I Have His Kisses Forever??"; Ginny and Clyde write advice columns for rival newspapers but fall in love. "I Was Dazzled by Love" originally retitled and reprinted from "I Hid My Lover" in My Desire (1949) #3; Betsy steals Brad from her rival Joyce but Joyce won't give up. "Love's Mailbox" and "It's Personal, Do You Wear A Girdle?" text articles. Indicia states "Popular Teenagers." 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.