Valentine #3 June 1972
(3 June 1972)

IPC, 1957 Series
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Price
0.04 GBP
Pages
32
Indicia Frequency
every Saturday
On-sale Date
1972-05-27 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IPC Magazines Ltd.
Editing
Trudy Culross (editor); Jackie Robb (features); Dick Lewis (scripts); Tony Hall (production); Tony Baldwin (art); David Canns (art); Frances Hart (art)

Issue Notes

Like other issues in the later years of this series, it includes less than 50% comics (10 pages).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Mailbox / letters page / 1.7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Tone]
Letters
typeset

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 0.3 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Just Call Me Broken Hearted (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sandra's life at National Westminster...

Indexer Notes

Advertisment telling the story of 17-year-old Sandra, a cashier, inviting people to seek employment at National Westminster bank.

Night Drive (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

Genre
romance
Characters
Linda Rigby; Harry; Dan Rigby; Mrs Rigby
Synopsis
With her mother in hospital dying, an angry Linda desparately tries to find her truck driver father who walked out on them two years ago. She flags down Harry, a driver from the same company, who reluctantly agrees to help Linda despite her angry man-hating outbursts.
Reprints

[Tampax Tampons] (Table of Contents: 6)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Meet the Boy Who's Been Around (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Ian Shurey
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

An article on Robin Stewart from "Bless this House".

[Aero Dry Shampoo] (Table of Contents: 8)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Historic UK comic style advertisement (images with text underneath) of "The story of a girl who did have greasy hair but didn't have an awful lot of money!"

Flyaway Paula (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

Genre
romance
Characters
Paula Brown; Jason King; Miss Drake; Paula; Margot; Gina
Synopsis
Paula tries to hide her crush on photographer Jason, but it hasn't been noticed by her teacher Miss Drake who sends her looking for a missing model. She finds Margot on the phone, but the girl begs her not to tell and eventually turns up claiming she's been lying down unwell. Again, later, Paula is sent to find Jason who is missing. She is heartbroken to find him in the arms of fairground puppeteer, Gina.

Indexer Notes

This is an episode in an ongoing serial.

[Propa P.H.] (Table of Contents: 10)

advertisement / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for anti-acne treatment.

The Facts of Life (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1.2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Tone]
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

[The Nikini System] (Table of Contents: 12)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for sanitary pads.

Eye Spy (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (spot colour)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

An article with rumours and gossip about the New Seekers, Sha Na Na, Cilla Black, Keith Moon, Rod Stewart, Humble Pie and the Moody Blues.

[Miners young make-up shake-up] (Table of Contents: 14)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Eye Gel and Nail Polish in five shades: red, green, yellow, blue and magenta.

In Search of the Past (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Joanna Morland; Martin; Lena Blane

Indexer Notes

This is the final part of an ongoing serial. The final half page is on page 26, near the end of the issue.

How to Be a Cute Clock-Watcher! (Table of Contents: 16)

Beauty Bonus / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fashion

Indexer Notes

Tips on looking good for busy people.

You Can't Get Away (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

Genre
romance
Characters
Norma; Nick; Dave Wilson
Synopsis
Norma has set her eyes on Nick, and she gets what she wants. When finally Nick starts to respond, Norma asserts her independence. So Nick decides to leave -- he wants love, not a battle for power. Norma has just once last chance when Nick is nearly killed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Dear Stevie / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Stevie]
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is it true that while you live in your parents' house they are entitled to open your letters?

Indexer Notes

Advice column

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Immac--the feminine way to remove unwanted hair

Indexer Notes

A comic-style advertisement about what a "Beauty Salon Receptionist says..." about Immac.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Seeing Stars / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Horoscopes.

[EP Tablets] (Table of Contents: 21)

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisment for period pain relief.

[Free Libresse] (Table of Contents: 22)

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promotion for "a brand new knind of sanitary protection".

I Couldn't Tell Them the Truth (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

Genre
romance
Characters
Jane; Chris; a florist; landlady; taxi driver; Carol
Synopsis
Jane always says the easy thing and can't get the courage to say what she really means. As a result she spends too much on flowers, can't pay the landlady and lies about it; and gets conned by a taxi driver. Will she summon the strength to tell Chris they should break up?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

advertisement / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now you know why they call it 'the curse'…

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Anadin Tablets.

What It Takes to Make a Model (Table of Contents: 25)

text article / 0.7 page (report information)

Script
Jackie Robb
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Article on 14-year-old Denise Yasmin, the "newest contender in the top model stakes".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Give Your Skin a Chance. With Clearasil.

[Mark Bolan] (Table of Contents: 27)

With Love from Us to You / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

This colour pin-up is on the back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Mailbox
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Just Call Me Broken Hearted
  5. 4. ["Sandra's life at National Westminster..."]
  6. 5. Night Drive
  7. 6. [Tampax Tampons]
  8. 7. Meet the Boy Who's Been Around
  9. 8. [Aero Dry Shampoo]
  10. 9. Flyaway Paula
  11. 10. [Propa P.H.]
  12. 11. The Facts of Life
  13. 12. [The Nikini System]
  14. 13. Eye Spy
  15. 14. [Miners young make-up shake-up]
  16. 15. In Search of the Past
  17. 16. How to Be a Cute Clock-Watcher!
    Beauty Bonus
  18. 17. You Can't Get Away
  19. 18. ["Is it true that while you live in your parents' house they are entitled to open your letters?"]
    Dear Stevie
  20. 19. ["Immac--the feminine way to remove unwanted hair"]
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Seeing Stars
  22. 21. [EP Tablets]
  23. 22. [Free Libresse]
  24. 23. I Couldn't Tell Them the Truth
  25. 24. ["Now you know why they call it 'the curse'…"]
  26. 25. What It Takes to Make a Model
  27. 26. ["Give Your Skin a Chance. With Clearasil."]
  28. 27. [Mark Bolan]
    With Love from Us to You
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