([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)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
8" x 10"
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Squarebound; 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.