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Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series comic books

  • Issue #2
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 2

    Stories and art by Florence Crannell Means, Ann Williams-Heller, Mabel Leigh Hunt, Doris Falk, Annette Turngren, Miriam Young, Laura Leahart, Lynne Smith and Alice Barr Grayson. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. The true story of two Czech children who survived the Nazi occupation; A comics biography of Ethel Barrymore, stage & screen actress and matriarch of the Barrymore acting family; Polly Pilot must rescue the little girl who was asleep in her plane when it was stolen. The Pigtail Club; Reigning Lady; Saved from the Nazis; Your Cat Can Learn Too!; Polly Pilot; Weaver of Dreams; Powderpuff Play; Why So Fatso?; Adventure at Dawn; Make Your Own Movies with Shadow-Magic; Anna-Belle in Wonderland; Mystery of the Circus House; Puttin' On the Dog; Polly Prefers; Pick Your Pet Fashions; Headline Girls; Have You Troubles?; Polly in the Kitchen. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 3
    • Cover detached. 1" Cumulative spine split.

    Stories and art by May McNeer, Pat Adam, Helen Carter Maxon, Doris Falk, Nancy Williams, Miriam Young, Laura Leahart, Lynne Smith and Alice Barr Grayson. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. The Pigtail Club finds danger while investigating their new clubhouse; After surviving a 1943 plane crash, Jane Froman performs on stage, radio and television despite the resulting disability; Polly Pilot gets stranded on the side of a cliff. The Pigtail Club; It Happened in Playhouse Cabin; It's Rainin', It's Pourin'; Rescue at Sea; Polly Pilot; Danger on Friday; Be Your Own Printer; The Doll That Works for USO; Magic in Your Birthday Party; Suit Yourself, Young Lady; Easter Honeys; Mystery of the Circus House; Sew Much Fun; Polly Prefers; Leader of Girls; Headline Girls; Have You Troubles?; Polly in the Kitchen. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 6
    • 1 1/4" Cumulative spine split.
  • Issue #7
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 7

    Stories and art by Ada Hubbard, Virginia Merritt, Lauragene Parker, Marjorie Maxwell, Doris Falk, Anita McGee, Jean Schick Grossman, Miriam Young, Laura Leahart, Lynne Smith, Nancy Williams and Alice Barr Grayson. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. An interview with 14-year-old future film legend Elizabeth Taylor; Elizabeth Blackwell becomes the first woman to graduate from medical school and the first to receive a medical degree in the US; Sudie's teacher and parents try to control her use of teen slang. The Pigtail Club; Country Courage; Pioneer in Medicine; Storm to Starboard; Polly Pilot; Drawing Is Easy; Elizabeth Taylor Visits Polly; Look Pretty, Please; Hobbies Hobbies Hobbies; Polly Pigtails Club; Veteran of the K-9 Corps; The Secret of the Deserted Town; It's Sew Easy; Polly Prefers; Sudie's Slanguage; Have You Troubles?; Polly in the Kitchen. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 9
  • Issue #11
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 11

    Cover photo by Genevieve Naylor. Stories and art by Margaret Bland, Regina Kohrman, Helen Carter Maxon, Doris Falk, Ann Williams-Heller, Carol Robb, Laura Leahart, Lynne Smith, Nancy Williams and Alice Barr Grayson. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. A teacher overhears the Pigtail Club's low opinion of her; A comics biography of designer Lilly Dache, who becomes famous for her upscale hats. Also featuring a vintage ad for Margaret O'Brien earmuffs ("Girls - They're Ear-resistible!") featuring the young movie star. The Pigtail Club; Cleopatra and the Nineteen Tunnels; Twinkle Is a Star; March of the Mannequins; The Different One; The Merry Hatter; The Real North Pole; Recipe for a Merry Christmas Party; Hobbies; Holiday Acrostic; Skating Glitter; The Secret of the Deserted Town; It's Sew Easy; Polly Prefers; Christmas Stocking Stuff; Fun With Fashion; Sleeping Beauty; Under Polly's Tree; Have You Troubles?; Polly in the Kitchen. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 12
  • Issue #13
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 13

    Stories and art by John Scott Douglas, Ruth K. Kent, Maurine Wills, Lois Withers, Maureen Clawsey, Margaret O'Brien, Carol Robb, Laura Leahart, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. A visit with teen actress Margaret O'Brien on the set of the classic film Tenth Avenue Angel; Photos of O'Brien and a feature written by the actress herself; Tizzie tries to direct the school play when the teacher is out sick. The Pigtail Club; Wings of the Wind; Movie in the Making; Family Surprise; Tizzie the Genius; Five Tricks for Better Pix; Humpty Dumpty Habits; Sidewalk Show; Hobbies; Designed by a Pigtail Professional; Pablum Pals; The Mystery of the Old Ruins; It's Sew Easy; A Party for Your Valentine; Polly Pigtails in Hollywood; Fun With Fashion; Valentine Barrette; Club News; Have You Troubles?; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 14

    Stories and art by Roberta Saffron, Tait Morley, Kay Morrissey, Maurine Wills, Lois Withers, Marjorie Maxwell, Nancy Williams, Carol Robb, Laura Leahart, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. The Pigtail Club tries to put together a girls' basketball team; Louisa May Alcott struggles to write a book for girls, and the result is Little Women; A comics biography of teen golf prodigy Marlene Bauer, one of the future founders of the LPGA. The Pigtail Club; By-line for Josie; When Your Dog Needs a Doctor; Present for Daddy; The Book She Couldn't Write; Marlene to the Fore; Here's Looking at You; Hobbies; What's Your Answer?; Who's an Ugly Duckling?; The Mystery of the Old Ruins; It's Sew Easy; Easter Clothes Basket; Polly Prefers; Fun With Fashion; Boots and Sandals; Peasants Are Tops; Let's Get Together; Club News; Have You Troubles?; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 16

    Stories and art by John Scott Douglas, Maureen Clawsey, Adrien Stoutenburg, Maurine Wills, Lois Withers, Regina Kohrman, Nancy Williams, Carol Robb, Laura Leahart, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. Kitty takes an etiquette book too literally for her father's taste; Polly teaches her friend how to make a cake, in the comics/recipe hybrid Polly in the Kitchen; Fashion and advice for summer camp. The Pigtail Club; Etiquette for Kitty; Leading Lady; Fun on a Bike; Gift for Mother; So You're Going to Camp; Freckle Face; Good Campers; Hobbies; East and West, Bare Midriffs Are the Best!; Sea Urchins; The Mystery of the Old Ruins; Polly Prefers; Fun With Fashion; Needle Play; Club News; Have You Troubles?; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #17
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 17

    Stories and art by Mabel Leigh Hunt, Barbara Yager, John Scott Douglas, Maurine Wills, Doris Falk, Maureen Clawsey, Nancy Williams, Carol Robb, Laura Leahart, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. An article on MGM's studio school features child actors Margaret O'Brien and Elizabeth Taylor; A comics biography of opera superstar Helen Traubel. Also featuring a full-color comics ad for "The Margaret O'Brien Candy Kitchen" including images of the young movie star. The Pigtail Club; Farewell to Evie; Dude-Shy; Poppa Said Take Your Time; Schoolhouse for the Stars; Hang Yourself From the Ceiling; Come On In, the Water's Fine; Flag Day Crossword Puzzle; Hobbies; Tips for Cool Topknots; Brief and Bare; Water Babies; City Picnic, Country Picnic; The Mystery of the Old Ruins; Polly Prefers; Fun With Fashion; Needle Play; Club News; Have You Troubles?; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #21
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 21
  • Issue #23
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 23
  • Issue #25
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 25

    Stories and art by Vic Herman, Maud E. Uschold, Joe Whitley, Marjorie Maxwell, Edith Allen, Florence Tonjes, Nancy Williams, Anita McGee, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. A comics biography of teen-aged newspaper columnist Sally Stroup; Tizzie tries to reconcile her teacher with her doctor boyfriend; A feature on child actresses Ann and Pat Crowley. The Pigtail Club; Welcome Sprout-Kale; The Blue Hoop Skirt; Sister's Pet; Tizzie Plays Cupid; The Birthday Present; Kid Columnist; Dear Valentine; Hobbies; First Aid for Treasury Trouble; Bathing Beauty; Spring Showing; Togged Out for Fun; The Spring Crop; The Secret of Hidden Hollow; Pigtailers Talk It Over; Polly Prefers; Fun With Fashion; Needle Play; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #26
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 26

    Stories and art by Vic Herman, Elizabeth Eicher, Jeanette Wells, Marjorie Maxwell, Ellen Jannsen, John Scott Douglas, Florence Tonjes, Nancy Williams, Elise Gibbs, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. A review of Disney's Bambi that includes some studio sketch art. Tizzie gets birthday money and pays it forward when she meets two poverty-stricken kids. The daughters of country music legend Red Foley - Shirley Lee, Julie Ann, and Jenny Lou - record with their parents as the Little Foleys. Also featuring a full-color comics ad for "The Margaret O'Brien Candy Kitchen" including images of the young movie star. The Pigtail Club; The Champion; Family Affair; When Great-Grannie Played With Dolls; Tizzie Has a Birthday; Danger in the Desert; Cover Girl Jr.; Elegant Eggs; Hobbies; Funny Bunny Faces; Best Easter Clothes; Fashioned in France; The Sweater Set; Calling Cottons; The Secret of Hidden Hollow; Pigtailers Talk It Over; Polly Prefers; Needle Play; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #27
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 27

    Stories and art by Vic Herman, Marguerite Aspinwall, Phil Willcox, Marjorie Maxwell, Roberta Saffron, Lois Withers, Florence Tonjes, Nancy Williams, Elise Gibbs, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. A feature (and cover photo) on child Disney star Luana Patten that includes an image of Luana palling around with Donald Duck and Goofy; Tizzie and her friends decide to open their own circus; Oscar-winning child star Claude Jarman Jr. The Pigtail Club; Josie Goes Globe Trotting; Neighbors; The Homesick Nurse; Tizzie Runs a Circus; Peggy Loves Mike; Opening Night - Backstage; Cotton Carnival; Hobbies; Lucky Luana; Head First into Spring; Polly's Beau; Look No Hands!; Easter Basket Extras; The Secret of Hidden Hollow; Pigtailers Talk It Over; Polly Prefers; Needle Play; Club News; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #29
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 29

    Stories and art by Vic Herman, Charles Spain Verral, Jan Wells, Elizabeth Eicher, Lee Harris, Leona Maughan, Mickey Klar Marks, Florence Tonjes, Nancy Williams, Elise Gibbs, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. A history of the circus; Tizzie decides to go fishing instead of just buying a fish at the market like her mother asked; An ad for movie stills from Irving Klaw, better known these days as the man who "discovered" pinup model Bettie Page. Also featuring a full-color comics ad for "The Margaret O'Brien Candy Kitchen" including images of the young movie star. The Pigtail Club; City Sister; 70 Years Under the Big Top; Suited for Sea; Tizzie Goes Fishing; 4 of a Kind; Sorry! No Dogs Allowed; Hobbies; Sea Fare; Almost Cinderella; Once a Pigtailer; Through the Looking Glass; Shore Duty; Riddle of Rose Hill; Pigtailers Talk Things Over; Polly Prefers; Needle Play; Club Round-up; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #30
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 30

    Stories and art by Vic Herman, John Scott Douglas, Ellin Jaynes, Edd Ashe, Jean Madelon, Grace Wolleson, Mickey Klar Marks, Florence Tonjes, Nancy Williams, Elise Gibbs, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. A photo feature on young starlet Elizabeth Taylor includes the future star of "Cleopatra" posing next to a Sphinx. Tizzie opens a dog-grooming service to get the money to buy a dog. A comics biography of Jessica Rains, daughter of Hollywood legend Claude Rains. Also featuring an ad for movie stills from Irving Klaw, better known these days as the man who "discovered" pinup model Bettie Page. The Pigtail Club; Friendship Chain; Birthday in Buckskins; You Can Learn to Swim; Tizzie's Dog Day; Summer into Fall; Yvonne's 4th of July; Double Feature; Hobbies; Summer Souvenirs; Ginger; Hot Dog Days; Tomboy Togs; Riddle of Rose Hill; Pigtailers Talk Things Over; Polly Prefers; Needle Play; Club Round-up; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #31
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 31

    Stories and art by Vic Herman, Jan Levine, Elizabeth Eicher, Ellin Jaynes, Helen Diehl Olds, Grace Wolleson, Mickey Klar Marks, Florence Tonjes, Nancy Williams, Elise Gibbs, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. A detailed feature on the Girl Scouts; Tizzie's walk home becomes a chaotic comedy of errors; The Pigtail Club faces the end of summer and closing down their summer camp. The Pigtail Club; Girl Scouts All; Speck, Star Camper; Copy-cat Cottons; Tizzie: Nothing Happened, Mom!; Time to Waist; The Week End Pest; Meet Miss Mermaid; Hobbies; Button, Button, Who's Got the Button?; Too Many Boys; Cool as a Mint Leaf; Summer Pests; Riddle of Rose Hill; Pigtailers Talk Things Over; Polly Prefers; Needle Play; Club Round-up; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #33
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 33
    • Interior is complete. Almost full length spine split. Cover detached. Water damage. Small piece missing from back cover.

    Stories and art by Vic Herman, Naunerle C. Farr, Leonard Suib, Pat Cherr, Carl Henry Rathjen, Kay Wambold, Patti Cooke, Elise Gibbs, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. A profile of child film star Peter Miles, brother of the better-known actress Gigi Perreau; Tizzie and her friends explore the haunted house at the edge of town on Halloween; The Pigtail Club gets a guide dog for their teacher's blind husband. The Pigtail Club; Sugar and Spice; The Ghost Who Couldn't Haunt; Leading Man; Jim-Jam; Tizzie Meets a Ghost; Going Places; A Wish for Katrina; Polly Comes to Life; Ghost, Goblin or Witch?; Fancy Figuring; Scene About Town; Inside Outside; Piggy Bank Buys; Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?; Pigtailers Talk Things Over; Needle Play; Club News; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #35
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 35
    • 1" spine split from top. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Stories and art by Vic Herman, Merrylen Townsend, Elizabeth Eicher, Virginia Greene Millikin, Paula Wells, Lois Withers, Kay Wambold, Patti Cooke, Elise Gibbs, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. Letters to Santa from child movie stars, including Ted Donaldson, Gigi Perreau, Bobby Driscoll, Jimmy Hunt, and Luana Patten; All of Tizzie's friends give her pets for Christmas, resulting in animal chaos; The Pigtail Club sings carols to their friends and neighbors. The Pigtail Club; Speck: Nursemaid; Christmas Is a Feeling; Chuckles; Tizzie's Christmas Present; Hollywood Christmas; Santa's Prize Packages; Where Shall We Meet?; Hobbies; Extra Specials; All for One; What Would You Do If...; Brush Up Your Smile; Nighty Flight; Plastics Preferred; Christmas Giving; Pigtailers Talk Things Over; Polly Prefers; Needle Play; Club News; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #36
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 36
    • 1/2" spine split from top.

    Stories and art by Vic Herman, Marjorie Maxwell, Edd Ashe, Marguerite Aspinwall, M. Hodge, Mickey Klar Marks, Paula Wells, Virginia Greene Millikin, Paul Carruth, Jean Madelon, Kay Wambold, Patti Cooke, Elise Gibbs, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. A detailed feature on the Campfire Girls; Tizzie breaks all her New Year's Resolutions, but stopping a fire and a burglary makes up for it; A comics biography of teenaged journalist Mary Travers. The Pigtail Club; The Secret in Stone; Landlubber's Laugh; Cub Reporter; Tizzie's New Year's Resolutions; Copy Cat; The Camp Fire Story; On Stage, Everybody; Hobbies; Polly Puzzle; Happy New You; Like Mother, Like Daughter; Wake Up Your Wardrobe; Pigtailers Talk Things Over; Polly Prefers; Needle Play; Club News; Polly in the Kitchen. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #39
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 39
    • Interior is complete. 8" cumulative spine split, extensive water damage.

    Cover photo by Leigh Charell. Stories and art by Vic Herman, Jane Ellin Prescott, Mickey Klar Marks, Ellin Jaynes, Marguerite Aspinwall, Lois Withers, Pearl Wells, M. Hodge, Kay Wambold, Patti Cooke, Elise Gibbs, and Marie Cummings. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. A profile of the Ada Foster School for young actors in London; Tizzie gets into a prank war with her friends on April Fool's Day; Magic tricks for parties. Polly Pigtails; Blossom Out in Cotton; Tulip Time in Holland, USA; That Special Day; Tizzie's Monkey Business; Me, Myself and I; Belles on Their Toes; The Secret in Stone; Hobbies; April Frolic; It's Magic; Pin Money Pals; Polly and the Toy Princess; Pigtailers Talk Things Over; Polly Prefers; Needle Play; Club News; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #40
    Polly Pigtails (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) 1st Series 40

    Cover photo of Margaret O'Brien. Stories and art by Vic Herman, Buddie Russell, Elizabeth Landers, Edd Ashe, Jean Madelon, Pearl Wells, Kay Wambold, Patti Cooke, Elise Gibbs, and Marie Cummings. Sometimes listed as Polly (1946-1949 Parents' Magazine) #40. A magazine for girls from the producers of Parents' Magazine, with stories, fashion and advice as well as comics. Polly discovers a secret passage in her new house; Tizzie catches a burglar in the act while taking photos for a contest; A fashion feature starring child movie star Natalie Wood. Polly Pigtails; Perfect Little Lady; Score in Cotton; Take 'Em to Camp; Tizzie: The Maypole Mix-Up; Match Mates; Miss in Manhattan; Polly Put the Kettle On; Hobbies; Circus Party Parade; Freckle Facts; Bonnie's Blue Jeans; The Shining Hour; Pigtailers Talk Things Over; Polly Prefers; Needle Play; Club News; Polly in the Kitchen. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.15.