It's time to get back to what this blog is really about...
...a story about a sleazy, sordid, and slutty sibling trying to steal her sister's guy!
(and it's from Archie Comics, no less!)
The success of Simon & Kirby's Young Romance unleashed a horde of romance comic imitators including this decidedly non-Archie title from Archie Comics.
These pre-Comics Code series featured stories that rivaled the true confessions-style magazines for naughtiness and radio soap operas for ridiculous plot twists, as this tale from Darling Romance #1 (1949) demonstrates.
The unknown writer went under the pen-name "Mary Woods", but the art of Bill Fix (who did only romance stories during his short career in comics) is very distinctive...and he conveniently signed it!
We haven't decided yet what it'll be, but we can guarantee that...
You'll Cry Your Eyes Out if You Miss It!
(Oh, you've heard that, eh?)
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