([June] 2001)

 
Price:
19.95 USD
Pages:
116
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Watson-Guptill Publications
ISBN:
0823084388 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978082308438851995
Editing:
Jacqueline Ching (for Watson-Guptill Publications); Steve Korté (for DC Comics, Licensed Publishing)
Format:
Color; 8" x 10"; Squarebound; Glossy Paper; Trade Paperback

Issue Notes

Also listed as editors: Candace Raney (Senior Acquisitions Editor for Watson-Guptill); Trent Duffy (Managing Editor, Licensed Publishing for DC Comics)

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

"Wow. You Really Are Clingy And Filled With Self-Loathing." (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Mike DeCarlo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover design by Michelle Gengara

Classic Love Comics Retold! Truer Than True Romance (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
frontispiece simply containing the title logo.

Classic Love Comics Retold! Truer Than True Romance (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Reprints cover title, with authors name and publisher details

Acknowledgements (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeanne Martinet ?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Short dedication from the author (presumably). Listing of people who helped produce the book. Page also contains publisher details, Library of Congress notice, copyright notices.

First printing, 2001

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

If it's raining, it Must be Love (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jeanne Martinet (signed)
Letters:
Typeset

In Favour of Love (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Reprints unaltered first page of the original story, along with a brief synopsis of the original plot underneath.
Reprints:

My Heart Said Yes, But My Therapist Said No! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? (original writer); Jeanne Martinet (new dialogue)
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; satire-parody
Reprints:

Tess T., Romance Reporter (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeanne Martinet
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Spoof readers letters page.

Small head-shot of Tess at top left.

Summer Heart (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Reprints unaltered first page of the original story, along with a brief synopsis of the original plot underneath.
Reprints:

Too Dumb for Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? (original story); Jeanne Martinet (new dialogue)
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Bill Draut
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; satire-parody
Reprints:

Ask Dr. Mary (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeanne Martinet
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Spoof problem page. Dr. Mary answers readers letters.

Small head-shot of Dr. Mary top right.

Stolen Dreams (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Reprints unaltered first page of the original story, along with a brief synopsis of the original plot underneath.
Reprints:

"I Hate My Hair!" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? (original story); Jeanne Martinet (new dialogue)
Pencils:
Tony Abruzzo
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; satire-parody
Reprints:

Lesson in Love! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Reprints unaltered first page of the original story, along with a brief synopsis of the original plot underneath.
Reprints:

My Heart of Darkness! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? (original script); Jeanne Martinet (new dialogue)
Pencils:
Tony Abruzzo
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; satire-parody
Reprints:

10 Ways To Get Over A Broken Heart (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeanne Martinet
Letters:
typeset

"He Couldn't Be True To Me!" (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Reprints unaltered first page of the original story, along with a brief synopsis of the original plot underneath.
Reprints:

Psychic Matchmaker (Table of Contents)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher (original script); Jeanne Martinet (new dialogue)
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; satire-parody
Reprints:

The Male Point-of-View, from Hank Hanson (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeanne Martinet
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Spoof letters page.

Small head-shot of Hank at top left.

"Flight to Heartbreak!" (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Reprints unaltered first page of the original story, along with a brief synopsis of the original plot underneath.
Reprints:

"Carry-On Girl!" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? (original script); Jeanne Martinet (new dialogue)
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; satire-parody
Reprints:

A Test of True Love (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeanne Martinet
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
spoof questionnaire

Love a la Carte (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Reprints unaltered first page of the original story, along with a brief synopsis of the original plot underneath.
Reprints:

The Job From Hell! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Oleck (original script); Jeanne Martinet (new dialogue)
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; satire-parody
Reprints:

Dee Pressen, Love Counselor (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeanne Martinet
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Spoof letters page.

Contains a small illustration of Dee Pressen top right.

A Heart Full of Dreams! (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Seymour Barry
Inks:
Bill Draut
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Reprints unaltered first page of the original story, along with a brief synopsis of the original plot underneath.
Reprints:

Loving Gay Men! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? (original script); Jeanne Martinet (new dialogue)
Pencils:
Seymour Barry
Inks:
Bill Draut
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; satire-parody
Reprints:

Dear Dotty (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jeanne Martinet
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
satire-parody
Synopsis:
Spoof letters page, with a small head-shot of Dotty in the top right.

Love Cheat (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Reprints unaltered first page of the original story, along with a brief synopsis of the original plot underneath.
Reprints:

The Narcissist Heart! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
? (original script); Jeanne Maretinet (new dialogue)
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; satire-parody
Reprints:

"Heartbreak" (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Reprints unaltered first page of the original story, along with a brief synopsis of the original plot underneath.
Reprints:

"What Are You Saying?!" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? (original writer); Jeanne Martinet (new dialogue)
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance; satire-parody
Reprints:

I Hate My Hair! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Seymour Barry; Jason Harootunian
Inks:
Bill Draut; Jason Harootunian
Colors:
?; Jason Harootunian
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Back cover. Contains description of the book, as well as two interior panels from Heart Throbs #60 (Barry/Draut artwork) showing the before and after approach of Jeanne Martinet.

Also contains a small illustration of the author herself, by Jason Harootunian.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. "Wow. You Really Are Clingy And Filled With Self-Loathing."
  2. 1. Classic Love Comics Retold! Truer Than True Romance
  3. 2. Classic Love Comics Retold! Truer Than True Romance
  4. 3. Acknowledgements
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. If it's raining, it Must be Love
  7. 6. In Favour of Love
  8. 7. My Heart Said Yes, But My Therapist Said No!
  9. 8. Tess T., Romance Reporter
  10. 9. Summer Heart
  11. 10. Too Dumb for Love
  12. 11. Ask Dr. Mary
  13. 12. Stolen Dreams
  14. 13. "I Hate My Hair!"
  15. 14. Lesson in Love!
  16. 15. My Heart of Darkness!
  17. 16. 10 Ways To Get Over A Broken Heart
  18. 17. "He Couldn't Be True To Me!"
  19. 18. Psychic Matchmaker
  20. 19. The Male Point-of-View, from Hank Hanson
  21. 20. "Flight to Heartbreak!"
  22. 21. "Carry-On Girl!"
  23. 22. A Test of True Love
  24. 23. Love a la Carte
  25. 24. The Job From Hell!
  26. 25. Dee Pressen, Love Counselor
  27. 26. A Heart Full of Dreams!
  28. 27. Loving Gay Men!
  29. 28. Dear Dotty
  30. 29. Love Cheat
  31. 30. The Narcissist Heart!
  32. 31. "Heartbreak"
  33. 32. "What Are You Saying?!"
  34. 33. I Hate My Hair!
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