Love Experiences

 LOV3   (Ace, 1949-1956)

©1952 by Ace Periodicals, Inc.

Maudlin, sentimental, and rigorously moralistic, love comics such as Love Experiences helped indoctrinate a generation of young girls with the rigid expectations and narrow sexual roles prescribed for them by mainstream American society during the 1950s.

Stories like “Blamed by Everyone,” “I’ll Follow My Man,” and “Love Was My Career” taught readers that women who were assertive, personally ambitious, intelligent, or aspired to anything beyond suburban housewifedom were doomed to lose the man of their dreams and even wind up as the ultimate social pariah, the “old spinster.” Text features like “Help Yourself to Glamour” (featuring “Top Secrets of Popular Girls,” and “Beauty on a Budget”) provided guidance on how best to achieve the feminine ideals set forth in the stories.

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  10/1/1949
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