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Daring Love (1953 Gillmore) comic books 1938-1955

  • Issue #1
    Daring Love (1953 Gillmore) 1
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($87.00) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1996758001
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($75.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • INCOMPLETE. Piece clipped, affects art and story.

    Cover by Bernard Baily. Stories and art by Steve Ditko and Sal Trapani. A standard romance comic of the 1950s, notable for publishing Steve Ditko's earliest work. Redhead Lani struggles to tell her soldier boyfriend, stationed overseas, that she's breaking up with him. Bill wants to marry Abby, but she's already married...to her job. Liza is dating farmboy Seth, but wants to meet someone more sophisticated, in the first published story by Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko. Slightly saucy pre-Code cover by Bernard Baily. Dear John; Career Girl!; Love...and Obey!; Cold Cash!; My Sister's Keeper!; Paper Romance! Final issue under this title; series continues as Radiant Love (1954) #2. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.