(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
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
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)

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

Script:
? [as Pat Boone]
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; house ad for Pat Boone (DC, 1959 series)

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

back cover; house ad for the DC-National line of romance comics

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
  • Axel Kahlstorff
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Ed Boner