(February-March 1960)

DC, 1957 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:
Phyllis Reed
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Take My Heart! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

cover art taken from the splash page of the last story in this issue

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Your Dreams Are Mine! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Meg's boyfriend Adam encourages her to pursue a singing career away from their small town, and he wants to go along as her manager. She becomes very successful in Los Angeles, but the big city lifestyle starts to change Adam.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

"I was just a small-town girl with small-town dreams - but Adam was different...he dreamed of the whole universe spinning around us! I knew if his dreams came true, I would be trapped in a nightmare of heartbreak!" -- from Table of Contents.

Love Came Too Late! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
On vacation in Maine, Mimi meets sea captain Doug, who keeps suggesting she give up her career as a school teacher and marry him. However, she finds that he seems equally charming to other women as well.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

"When love came my way, some strange, inner force made me fight against it...I fought it with everything I had - and even when I began to lose the battle, I refused to recognize it...until suddenly I knew the terrible truth..." -- from Table of Contents.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

It Happened in Hollywood / text article / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Anecdotes about movie and television stars, including Steve Reeves and Audrey Hepburn.
Keywords:
celebrity

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1959
No circulation information given
Owner: Arleigh Publishing Co., 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.; George H. Levy, 30-A Arleigh Road, Great Neck, N.Y.; Philip H. Sampliner; Sonia Iger; Ronald Stillman

My Heart Kept on Counting! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Rick sees Paula again nearly a year after they broke up, but happily realizes that he is no longer in love with her and can move on with Ellen.

Indexer Notes

"After a year of heartbreak, I ran into Paula again...As soon as our eyes met I could feel myself being bound to her all over again! I never wanted her to know that, even though I had long since stopped counting the days since we parted--" -- from Table of Contents.

Take My Heart! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Roy falls in love with Dena at first sight, but she's with Nick. He keeps trying to spend time with the couple but Nick is jealous and always tries to show him up. However, Dena eventually chooses Roy over Nick.

Indexer Notes

"All I wanted was the moon - until I saw Dena...and when her picture hung inside my locker door, it outshone even the moon! Then all I wanted was the impossible..." -- from Table of Contents.
John Romita told Robin Snyder that he had inked several stories by Tony Aburzzo. Earlier indexer wondered if this could be Romita inked by Sachs., but the Abruzzo characteristics in the faces makes
him the more likely penciler.

Make Your Reservation Early (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Letters:
Ira Schnapp; typeset

Genre:
drama
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; house ad for Pat Boone (DC, 1960 series).
Features photos of Johnny Mathis, Bobby Darin, Diane Baker, and Pat Boone in the 20th Century Fox film "Journey to the Center of the Earth."

'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 titles of the "National Romance Group" (Girls' Romances, Girls' Love Stories, Secret Hearts, Heart Throbs, Falling in Love)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Take My Heart!
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Your Dreams Are Mine!
  4. 3. Love Came Too Late!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    It Happened in Hollywood
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. My Heart Kept on Counting!
  8. 7. Take My Heart!
  9. 8. Make Your Reservation Early
    Pat Boone
  10. 9. 'Tis the Season to Be Loved!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Dwayne Best
  • Ed Boner
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Ed Boner