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Realistic Romances (1951) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Realistic Romances (1951) 1

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    Art by Everett Raymond Kinstler, Louis Ravielli, John Forte and Jack Abel. Tales of romance with lush, lurid covers reprinted from Avon paperbacks. This issue reprints Romantic Love (1949) #20 in its entirety. Janis gets caught up in a smuggling operation on the Mexican border and falls for her cohort; Dot loves Ronnie, but when he develops amnesia, another woman takes the opportunity to steal him away; Redheaded Diana learns that her new husband Walt wants her to romance another man to advance Walts career. Also featuring an overwrought contents page illustrated by Everett Raymond Kinstler on the inside front cover. I Was A....Bride For Sale!; Port Of Missing Girls; Love Me Again!; Too Many Lovers! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Realistic Romances (1951) 2

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    Art by Rafael Astarita, Louis Zansky, and John Belfi. Tales of romance with lush, lurid covers reprinted from Avon paperbacks. This issue reprints Romantic Love (1949) #21 in its entirety. Sharpshooter Ann falls for dead shot Jim and they go on a crime spree, in a story reminiscent of the 1950 cult film Gun Crazy; Celebrity singer Fran still pines for the man she left behind in her climb to the top; Redheaded Janie is torn between cop Dan and ex-con Jim, a situation that cant end well. Also featuring a contents page illustrated by Everett Raymond Kinstler on the inside front cover. Fatal Romance!; Kissless Honeymoon!; My True Love!; Deadly Triangle!; Cell Mate. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Realistic Romances (1951) 3
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    Art by Louis Zansky and Rafael Astarita. Tales of romance with lush, lurid covers reprinted from Avon paperbacks. This issue reprints Romantic Love (1949) #23 in its entirety. Jean rejects handsome boy next door Barney because she still sees him as a childhood pal; Mary is torn between arrogant but handsome boxer Rocky and her fiance Joe; Lila fools around with her husbands boss in order to advance her husbands career. Also featuring a typically well-crafted contents page illustrated by Everett Raymond Kinstler on the inside front cover. The Dream Next Door; Deadline for Love!; Too Great a Temptation; Promotions for Harry. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Realistic Romances (1951) 4

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    Art by Everett Raymond Kinstler and Rafael Astarita. Tales of romance with lush, lurid covers reprinted from Avon paperbacks. The painted cover originally appeared on the paperback novel Confidential" by Donald Henderson Clarke, Avon #253. Mary pretends to be a female WAC soldier to court a handsome captain, but after they fall in love, she must come clean; A dying soldier tries to alienate the woman he loves, so she can start over if he doesnt survive his operation; After marrying for money, Pete is literally haunted by visions of Laura, the woman he really loved. Also featuring a lurid contents page illustrated by Everett Raymond Kinstler on the inside front cover. I Deceived My Love; Flight of Love; You Did Not Love Me; Jilted Sweetheart. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Realistic Romances (1951) 5

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    Art by Everett Raymond Kinstler and others. Tales of romance with lush, lurid covers reprinted from Avon paperbacks. Controlling Anita interferes with her husbands medical research job and almost destroys her marriage; A woman learns the hard way not to interfere in other peoples relationships; George tries to rebuild his life after being acquitted of his girlfriends murder, but feels he must keep his past from new love Rita, in a story with echoes of An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser. I Deceived My Love; Flight of Love; You Did Not Love Me; Jilted Sweetheart. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Realistic Romances (1951) 6

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    Art by Everett Raymond Kinstler, Ed Goldfarb, Maurice Gutwirth and Louis Zansky. Tales of romance with lush, lurid covers reprinted from Avon paperbacks. Ex-con Alice falls for new employer Walt, but their boss Charles blackmails her into dating him instead. A woman is torn between two soldiers, and if that wasnt bad enough, one of them says the other is a spy. Wealthy, dying Carol loves Bruce, but fears that hes just after her money; neither of them knows shes being poisoned. No Shame in Happiness; Girl on Parole; Love in Central Park; Thrill Hungry; Borrowed Love. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Realistic Romances (1951) 7

    Art by John Rosenberger and Rafael Astarita. Tales of romance with lush, lurid covers reprinted from Avon paperbacks. After three fiances in a row are killed in accidents, Sybil is afraid to love again, but Joe wants to live dangerously; A college student is torn between Indian prince Hari and American jock Tom; Circus performer Nola falls for the clown who was injured while saving her from a fall. Jinx Girl; Triumphant Kisses; Disillusioned; Don't Be Lonely; It Might Have Been; The Love She Didnt Want. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Realistic Romances (1951) 8

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    Art by John Rosenberger and Rafael Astarita. Tales of romance with lush, lurid covers reprinted from Avon paperbacks. Separated by the Korean War, fiancees Amy and Tom are reunited when he becomes a soldier and she enlists as an Army nurse; A woman is torn between a cop and an escaped convict; Lynns soldier boyfriend is killed after she writes him a Dear John letter, in a story with an unsubtle message for female readers of Realistic Romances. Our Love Was Battle-Scarred; Faced With Shame; How I Learned What Love Really Is!; I Loved A Four-Time Loser; How My Husband Proposed; The Letter I Didn't Mail! Final issue before a two-year hiatus; issues #9 to #14 were never published. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Realistic Romances (1951) 15

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    Art by Harold Larsen, Gene Fawcette, Manny Stallman, Myron Fass and Louis Ravielli. Tales of romance with lush, lurid covers reprinted from Avon paperbacks. This issue reprints Romantic Love (1949) #5 in its entirety. Margo falls for a baseball player after shes waylaid by a foul ball; Susan tries to win wealthy Dexter by pushing his girlfriend out a window; A supposed sorority initiation turns out to be a plot to separate Audrey from her boyfriend; Supposedly innocent Andrea is secretly plotting to steal her roommate Ritas boyfriend Al, but hes not having it. Afraid to Love!; With Evil in Your Heart; Love Me Always Darling!; Two-Gun Lady; Innocence Was My Angle! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Realistic Romances (1951) 16

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    Art by Everett Raymond Kinstler, John Romita and Les Zakarin. Cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Tales of romance with lush, lurid covers reprinted from Avon paperbacks. This issue reprints Romantic Love (1949) #6 in its entirety. Private-school debutante Sally falls for tough customer Nick and joins him in a life of crime; Cigarette girl Doris gets caught up in a counterfeit perfume scheme; Claire starts smoking dope with her neer-do-well friends, and her stepfather hits the roof. Featuring early art by Marvel legend John Romita Sr. Thrill Crazy; The Shame Is Mine!; My Scandalous Affair!; Terror Stalked My Love!; Romances of the Golden West. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Realistic Romances (1951) 17
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    Art by Everett Raymond Kinstler, John Rosenberger, Rafael Astarita, Sam Citron and Marion Sitton. Cover by Everett Raymond Kinstler. Tales of romance with lush, lurid covers reprinted from Avon paperbacks. This issue reprints Romantic Love (1949) #7 in its entirety. Trophy wife Paula and gardener Max conspire to murder her wealthy husband; Penelope moves into her husbands vast estate and hears a man screaming every night, but her husband claims to hear no such thing; A photographer uses a modeling business to blackmail wealthy businessmen. I Craved Excitement; Dangerous Woman; Bride of Fear; Nightmare Romance! Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.