COMIC BOOK DATABASE
COMIC BOOK INDEX [R]
RACKET SQUAD IN ACTION #14 [SEE MORE]
DATE: January 1955
STORY TITLE: "Shakedown"
STORY PLOT: The story starts as a marijuana peddler is killed (by other crooks) so that they can take over his territory. Some reference to the reefer addicts, but most of the story is about the drug dealers (+ police) themselves.
Footnotes: - Four star reefer madness rating.
Publisher: Charlton Comics Group. Charlton Building, Derby, Conn.
REALISTIC ROMANCES #16 [SEE MORE]
DATE: June/July 1954
STORY TITLE: "My Scandalous Affair!"
STORY PLOT: Story is titled "My Scandalous Affair!" The story of a fast and easy girl, but one day she goes too far, to a reefer party. --- "The taste was bitter and it choked me….the room began to spin …. I inhaled a few more puffs and began to grow deathly sick!" --- Her boyfriend (also under the influence of marihuana) tries to kill her etc. And after a few months she ends up in a mental institution where she sees first hand the effects of the evil weed. One plate has a doctor saying: -- "That girl is only five years older than you. She started the way you did and went much further, and now it's too late!" [Picture shows a very elderly looking woman, in a haze] --- But fear not, romance comic book fans, she recovers from her addiction and gets together with her old boyfriend. A happy ending.
FOOTNOTES: - [same story found in Romantic Love #6] -- Five star reefer madness rating.
Publisher: Avon Periodicals, Inc., 573 Madison Ave., New York 22, N.Y.
REFORM SCHOOL GIRLS #1 [SEE MORE]
FOOTNOTES: - (See Teen-Aged Dope Slaves/Reform School Girls)
ROMANTIC LOVE #6 [SEE MORE]
STORY TITLE: "Thrill Crazy"
STORY PLOT: Thrill Crazy" Marijuana story - (same as Realistic Romance #16)
FOOTNOTES: - Good Reading - Note that it is the cover story.
ROUNDUP (Western Crime) #2 [SEE MORE]
DATE: Sept/Oct., 1948
STORY TITLE: "Wise Guy of the Prairie"
STORY PLOT: Although the word Marihuana is never mentioned (only dope) it is clear what the dope has to be. The story concerns smuggling the stuff across the border.
FOOTNOTES: - Not worth reading.
Publisher: D.S. Publishing Company, Inc., 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York 20, N.Y.
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