(September-October 1963)

DC, 1963 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Arleigh Publishing Corporation
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Larry Nadle [as L. M. Nadle]
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #69, 107-114)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

First DC issue.
First appearance of The Private Diary Of Mary Robin, R.N. feature.


No Cure for Love! (Table of Contents)

The Private Diary Of Mary Robin, R.N. / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Mary Robin; Dr. Ames
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover art is taken from the splash page of the first story in this issue.

No Cure for Love! (Table of Contents)

The Private Diary of Mary Robins, R.N. / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Mary Robin; Dr. Will Ames; Vera; Dr. Alex; Miss Van Ackland
Synopsis:
Mary Robin has just become a Registered Nurse, and is working at County General Hospital. When she and Dr. Ames commiserate over a patient who died during surgery, she misunderstands his attention to her, but finally realizes that he doesn't love her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer and artist credit from Nadle's record book.

Sun Fabrics (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
fashion page

Indexer Notes

Fashions submitted by Paulette Chin Sue; M. Catapano; Margie Essary

You've Always Been Mine! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
When Eileen returns home to her Texas ranch after three years in Europe, she tries to attract the attention of her late father's hired hand but he seems uninterested.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Sun 'n' Fun (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
fashion page

Indexer Notes

Fashions submitted by Connie Wilson; Diana Llewellyn; Ethel Taniqucky; Marilyn Leibovitch; Patricia Henderson

["I have been going steady with a boy for almost a year..."] (Table of Contents)

As Jane Ford Sees It / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Jane Ford]
Pencils:
John Romita (logo illustration)
Inks:
John Romita (logo illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advice Column

The Eve of His Wedding (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Bridesmaid Martha resents bride Lola for marrying Martha's former boyfriend Kirk. Fortunately, a near-fatal car crash the night before the wedding shows Lola's true colors and Martha's undying devotion to Kirk.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer credits Sachs as the story artist, but a group of art spotters on the GCD in April 2012 noted Sekowsky pencils.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. No Cure for Love!
    The Private Diary Of Mary Robin, R.N.
  2. 1. No Cure for Love!
    The Private Diary of Mary Robins, R.N.
  3. 2. Sun Fabrics
    Romance in Fashion
  4. 3. You've Always Been Mine!
  5. 4. Sun 'n' Fun
    Romance in Fashion
  6. 5. ["I have been going steady with a boy for almost a year..."]
    As Jane Ford Sees It
  7. 6. The Eve of His Wedding
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Dwayne Best
  • Steve Belknap
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry