(September 1972)

DC, 1955 Series
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Volume:
18
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
Dorothy Woolfolk; Deborah Anderson (Assistant Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Please Try to Love Me! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jay Scott Pike
Inks:
Jay Scott Pike
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?
Job Number:
D-928

Genre:
romance

The Other Side of Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
D-990

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Inga begs her boyfriend Dan to give up his dangerous job building skyscrapers, but he refuses until a good friend of his is injured on the job and he finally understands her fear.

Indexer Notes

Roth credits per Nick Caputo, Apr 2012. Previous indexer listed George Tuska as possible penciller.

Final Winners!!! (Table of Contents)

The Woman I Want to Be / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

winning entry from Frieda Margolin of Bayside, New York

The Funniest Team of Laff-Getters in the World (Table of Contents)

Laurel and Hardy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

house ad for Laurel and Hardy Digest #1, which was never published, according to The Comic Reader #89 (September 1972)

The Original Ape-Man Shouts a Challenge! (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

Indexer Notes

house ad for Tarzan Digest (DC, 1972 series) #1

Deception (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger ?
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
D-615

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Carl buys his fiancee Ruth a cheap imitation engagement ring, then feels guilty all during the first year of their marriage. But when he finally saves enough money to buy a real diamond, Ruth has a surprise of her own.

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer had Win Mortimer listed as possible penciller, but Nick Caputo sees no sign of his style in the story.

How to Steer Clear of the Wrong Boys (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
D-972

Please Try to Love Me! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?
Job Number:
D-951

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
When Ricky tells Lana he doesn't want to marry her, she vows to change whatever she has to change about herself to make him change his mind.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "Please -- Try, Try, Try to Love Me!" Some re-inking to update hairstyles and other details. Roth credit per Nick Caputo.

Join the Battle! Marc Tells the Girls Off (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
Vince Colletta ? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

house ad for Young Love (DC, 1963 series)

Remember... Love Is What It's All About! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

house ad for the DC romance line of comics (Young Love, Falling in Love, Girls' Love Stories, Heart Throbs, Young Romance)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

To You -- from Carol Andrews / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carol Fein ? [as Carol Andrews]
Pencils:
Jay Scott Pike (logo illustration)
Inks:
Jay Scott Pike ? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
D-1053

Indexer Notes

advice column

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Please Try to Love Me!
  2. 1. The Other Side of Love
  3. 2. Final Winners!!!
    The Woman I Want to Be
  4. 3. The Funniest Team of Laff-Getters in the World
    Laurel and Hardy
  5. 4. The Original Ape-Man Shouts a Challenge!
    Tarzan
  6. 5. Deception
  7. 6. How to Steer Clear of the Wrong Boys
  8. 7. Please Try to Love Me!
  9. 8. Join the Battle! Marc Tells the Girls Off
  10. 9. Remember... Love Is What It's All About!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    To You -- from Carol Andrews
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dwayne Best
  • James Ludwig
  • Steven Rowe