(September 1968)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Feb, May, Aug, and Nov
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Miller; Carmine Infantino (Editorial Director)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[My Time to Love] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jay Scott Pike
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

crying cover; first romance cover to depict hippies;
cover art taken from splash page of last story in this issue

When Love Goes Away (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jen Clay; Rick Damon (tennis star); Doctor Mitter
Synopsis:
A terrible auto accident renders Rick blind. He meets Jen, a blind girl, at the Mitter School for the Blind. The two fall in love and Rick proposes. Rick's sight is restored following an operation. Jen sends him away, not wanting to be a burden to him. A month later, Rick reappears and assures Jen that his love is real. She agrees to marry him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

reprinted story retitled I'll Be There When You Need Me

A Day for Tears! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Phyllis Reed (original story)

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Joan Devlin; Alice Dyers; Chris (Alice's husband to be)
Synopsis:
Joan discovers Alice, an old girlfriend, is about to be married. She arrives at Alice's home with best wishes and meets her husband to be -- Chris, a man that had helped Joan recover from a bad relationship two years in the past. Joan is married now and feels nothing but happiness for the couple.
Reprints:

Tunics 'n Tights! (Table of Contents)

Mad Mad Modes for Moderns / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Barbara Friedlander ?
Pencils:
Jay Scott Pike
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fashion

Lonely Heart (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Peggy Wilson (bored American office worker); Nick (Paris newspaper reporter)
Synopsis:
Peggy flies to Paris looking for excitement. She meets Nick. He wants to do a story on an American girl's first trip to Paris. Peggy falls in love with him. She believes he has no interest in her other than his professional interest as a journalist. On her last day in Paris, Nick confesses his love and proposes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Julia Roberts, Romance Counselor / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Julia Roberts]
Pencils:
Bob Oksner (header illustation)
Inks:
? (header illustration)
Colors:
? (header illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

advice column with header illustration

My Time to Love (Part I) (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jay Scott Pike
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Karen; Kip Blake (Karen's hippie boyfriend); Karen's parents
Synopsis:
Karen wants Kip to give up his hippie life, return to college, and become a sensible, responsible man, but Kip has taken a job with a band and wants Karen to travel with him. Karen's parents have enrolled her in a college far from home to get her away from Kip, and she submits to their will. She leaves for college without contacting Kip.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

story concluded in next issue;
reprinted story retitled I Can't Help the Way I Am; two-part story condensed into one part

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [My Time to Love]
  2. 1. When Love Goes Away
  3. 2. A Day for Tears!
  4. 3. Tunics 'n Tights!
    Mad Mad Modes for Moderns
  5. 4. Lonely Heart
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Julia Roberts, Romance Counselor
  7. 6. My Time to Love (Part I)
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kathryn Wright
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Dwayne Best
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Jim Walls