(June-July 1957)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Arleigh Publishing Company
Brand:
National Romance Group
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Begin National Romance Group bullet


Love Must Be Told! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Abruzzo ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

cover art taken from splash panel of last story in this issue

Hello, Heartbreak (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sy Barry ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Lissy spends her whole relationship with David convinced that he will eventually leave her for another girl.
Reprints:

Stand-in for Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Bill Draut
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Jenny fools herself into believing that Del, the director of the theater group she joined, is in love with her but he's only trying to bring out her acting talent.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Ger Apeldoorn, with the comment: "As Henry Mendrick noted, it's the eyebrows that give him away."

["I'm so glad we're spending our vacations at the same place, Larry!"] (Table of Contents)

Linda and Larry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; romance

Beautiful Stranger (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Sachs
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Susan is wary of Nadine, the new girl in town who attracts all the boys' attention, but Nadine goes out of her way to befriend Susan. Then Nadine's brother reveals that it's all a trick to get Nadine closer to Susan's boyfriend.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ann Martin]
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

advice column

Love Must be Told (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Abruzzo ? (p 1); Irv Novick (pp 2-8)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Shirley loves Anthony from afar but he thinks she loves Ralph, who's always around.

Indexer Notes

splash page art also used for cover

Do You Believe in Love? (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various (illustrations)
Inks:
various (illustrations)
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; house ad for Heart Throbs (DC, 1957 series) #48 and Girls' Love Stories (SC, 1949 series) #47

To You, With Love (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various (illustrations)
Inks:
various (illustrations)
Colors:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

back cover; house ad for the DC line of romance comics with the new National Romance Group brand

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Love Must Be Told!
  2. 1. Hello, Heartbreak
  3. 2. Stand-in for Love
  4. 3. ["I'm so glad we're spending our vacations at the same place, Larry!"]
    Linda and Larry
  5. 4. Beautiful Stranger
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love
  7. 6. Love Must be Told
  8. 7. Do You Believe in Love?
  9. 8. To You, With Love
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Dwayne Best
  • Axel Kahlstorff
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
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