Valentine #1 August 1970
(1 August 1970)

IPC, 1957 Series
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Price
8d [0-0-8 GBP]
Pages
32
Indicia Frequency
every Monday
On-sale Date
1970-07-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
IPC Magazines Ltd.
Editing
Bill Williamson (editor); Trudy Culross (assistant editor); Pat Brennan (features); Jackie Robb (features); Sue Engel (production); Dick Lewis (scripts); Jenny Fisher (art); Valerie Witton (art); Chris White (art)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
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Colors
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Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For all the fun of being young & in love…

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

Mailbox... / letters page / 0.6 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Hilary Thompson (from Herne Bay, Kent.), Val Millward (from Kidderminster, Worcs.), and M. Douglas (from Glasgow, Scotland).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Romance Scope / text article / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
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Indexer Notes

Horoscopes.

Carry On Cliff! (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gordon Coxhill
Pencils
? (photo)
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? (photo)
Letters
typeset

The One I Learned to Trust (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
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?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's going to be a super holiday, now that I'm done with crying over Ken!
Genre
romance
Characters
Carolyn Ingate; Gerry Samson; Heather
Synopsis
Carolyn takes a holiday to get over Ken, but she's determined boys are strictly for fun. She meets Gerry and tells him to skip the small talk and jump straight to asking for a date. Gerry sees though Carolyn's act and guesses that she's been hurt. He prods her to be herself. He also tells her he wasn't trying to chat her up and introduces Carolyn to his fiancée. Carolyn sees their love and sees that he is trustworthy. She gets on with enjoying her holiday without hiding.

Office Novice (Table of Contents: 5)

Just the Job for You! / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Audrey Hailey
Letters
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How to Be Successful with Blokes - 'Keep 'Em Guessing!' says Tone (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tone Simmonds
Pencils
? (photo)
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? (photo)
Letters
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The Games People Play… Part 3 (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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?
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? (illustration)
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Indexer Notes

This story is on page 10, 11 and 14.

L for Lucy (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
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?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Lucy; Tim
Synopsis
Lucy talks her boyfriend Tim into teaching her to drive. When she lands the car in a ditch, he loses his temper and drives home. Lucy then tries with her brother's mate, who tries it on with her. She slaps him and walks. She apologies to Tim and he takes her to get proper lessons. She soon gets her licence, but thinks she passed her first test about boys.

Bedtime for Sleeping Beauties (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
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? (photo); ? (illustration)
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? (photo); ? (illustration)
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Sweet Dreams Baby! (Table of Contents: 10)

Fashion Service / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Conway] (photo); ? (illustration)
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? [as Conway] (photo); ? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fashion

Grin and Wear It! (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wendy
Pencils
? [as Conway] (photo); ? (illustration)
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? [as Conway] (photo); ? (illustration)
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typeset

Genre
fashion

Come On Over to My Place! (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wendy
Pencils
? (illustration)
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? (illustration)
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The Lovable Villain (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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?
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?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brad Jackson was the biggest rogue on wheels, but Irene just couldn't resist him
Genre
romance
Characters
Brad Jackson; Irene; Mrs Prendergast; Vic Fenton
Synopsis
Brad loves car racing and buys a big American car that he can't afford. He tells Irene he'll pay it off working overtime, but resigns for an office job at the race track. That doesn't last and Irene puts him up when he's evicted for not paying the rent. Then Brad's buying into an antique shop and will sell the car. Irene loves him, so she puts in money. Then Brad disappears for a holiday in Spain. He gets home with yet another money-making scheme and, after one last date, Irene tells him goodbye.

Where the Boys Are… (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thet's where I should be…or so my mum says.

Indexer Notes

"A Story for Today's Young Romantics".

Paul Jones & Richard Barnes - Super Sexy Lads (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gordon Coxhill
Pencils
? (photo)
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? (photo)
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Intruder / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The story of Sandie, a fun-loving city girl, and the outsider from the country who suddenly arrived to shatter her world…
Genre
romance
Characters
Sandie; Lyn; Glen Hewitt
Synopsis
When Sandie's country cousin Lyn comes to stay in the city, Sandie organises a party with her friends to welcome Lyn. Lyn gets along with everyone very well. Then, when Sandie's boyfriend Glen arrives late, she gets worried about how well Lyn is getting on with everyone. Will Lyn's arrival change everything with Glen?
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Indexer Notes

This is the first part of an ongoing serial.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Dear Stevie... / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
? [as Stevie]
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[Elizabeth Whicker, 18, of Blackburn] (Table of Contents: 18)

Valentine Heart of the Week / text article / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?; Caroline Straw
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There Are Two Boys in My Life - Which One Do I Choose? (Table of Contents: 19)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Stop, Look-and Listen..! / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["For all the fun of being young & in love…"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Mailbox...
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Romance Scope
  4. 3. Carry On Cliff!
  5. 4. The One I Learned to Trust
  6. 5. Office Novice
    Just the Job for You!
  7. 6. How to Be Successful with Blokes - 'Keep 'Em Guessing!' says Tone
  8. 7. The Games People Play… Part 3
  9. 8. L for Lucy
  10. 9. Bedtime for Sleeping Beauties
    Beauty Service
  11. 10. Sweet Dreams Baby!
    Fashion Service
  12. 11. Grin and Wear It!
  13. 12. Come On Over to My Place!
  14. 13. The Lovable Villain
  15. 14. Where the Boys Are…
  16. 15. Paul Jones & Richard Barnes - Super Sexy Lads
  17. 16. ["The story of Sandie, a fun-loving city girl, and the outsider from the country who suddenly arrived to shatter her world…"]
    The Intruder
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Dear Stevie...
  19. 18. [Elizabeth Whicker, 18, of Blackburn]
    Valentine Heart of the Week
  20. 19. There Are Two Boys in My Life - Which One Do I Choose?
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Stop, Look-and Listen..!
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