(February 1960)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Mar, June, Sept, and Dec
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Arleigh Publishing Company
Brand:
National Romance Group
Editing:
Phyllis Reed
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

A Promise to Keep! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sy Barry ?
Inks:
Bernard Sachs ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

cover art also used for splash of last story

Enchant Me Forever! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Abruzzo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
A man falls in love with a girl he briefly encounters, then tries everything he can think of to find her again.

["For a delicious combination of school and social activities..."] (Table of Contents)

Romance in Fashion / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fashion

Love Comes Running (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
When Emily's old boyfriend Matt returns to her she nearly succumbs to his advances but finally realizes that he doesn't really love her.

["At the time of the harvest moon..."] (Table of Contents)

Charm in Romance / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; romance

Indexer Notes

romantic customs

Mail-Order Romance (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
When Peggy's pen-pal Dave comes to town to meet her she tries to use him to make her boyfriend Larry jealous.

[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

A Promise to Keep (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sy Barry ? (p 1); Sy Barry (pp 2-8)
Inks:
Bernard Sachs ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Nella has vowed that she will never fall in love again after a boy broke up with her, but she finds it hard to resist Van.

Indexer Notes

splash art also used for cover

Look for My Next Issue! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

'Tis the Season to Be Loved! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Promise to Keep!
  2. 1. Enchant Me Forever!
  3. 2. ["For a delicious combination of school and social activities..."]
    Romance in Fashion
  4. 3. Love Comes Running
  5. 4. ["At the time of the harvest moon..."]
    Charm in Romance
  6. 5. Mail-Order Romance
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love
  8. 7. A Promise to Keep
  9. 8. Look for My Next Issue!
    Pat Boone
  10. 9. 'Tis the Season to Be Loved!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Stangas
  • Axel Kahlstorff
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Ed Boner