(September 1961)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan, April, July and Oct
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Signal Publishing Company
Brand:
National Romance Group
Editing:
Phyllis Reed
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Wrong Time to Cry! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
romance
Keywords:
weddings

Indexer Notes

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

Blue Tomorrow (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Mary endangers her relationship with faithful, predictable Cal when she meets Barney, who seems much more exciting.

Too Happy to Last (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Robin is determined never to fall in love until she meets Doug and even then she resists it for as long as possible.

First Date (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Jennifer eagerly accepts Jack's offer to go on her first date but things don't work out as expected.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

From Barbara Miles, with Love / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Barbara Miles]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

advice column

The Wrong Time to Cry (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita (p. 1); Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
? (p 1); Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Penny is an emotional girl who worries that her fiancee will go back to his old girlfriend.

Why Keep Love a Secret from Your Heart? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; house ad for Secret Hearts (DC, 1949 series) #74

Your Guide to the Best in Romance (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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Wrong Time to Cry!
  2. 1. Blue Tomorrow
  3. 2. Too Happy to Last
  4. 3. First Date
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    From Barbara Miles, with Love
  6. 5. The Wrong Time to Cry
  7. 6. Why Keep Love a Secret from Your Heart?
  8. 7. Your Guide to the Best in Romance
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson