Valentine #5 August 1972
(5 August 1972)

IPC, 1957 Series
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Price
0.04 GBP
Pages
32
Indicia Frequency
every Saturday
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)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beautiful Ben Murphy pin-up inside

The Person I Am… (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Mandy; Trent
Synopsis
Mandy is new in town and lonely. She longs to be part of the week-end crowd. When the gang nearly runs her over, Trent apologies. Soon--with her parents away and a chance to get in with the gang--she offers her house for a party. She's getting along well with Trent and the party is getting out of control when her parents come home early.
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No Room in My Heart (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Bruno; Maggie
Synopsis
Maggie's gang makes fun of the visiting foreigner Bruno at her seaside town. She offers him compassion and somewhere to stay, but is afraid to be friends in case her gang makes fun of her also. When Bruno gets in trouble swimming, the gang's mood changes.

The Motorway Brothers (Table of Contents: 3)

The Motorway Where Dreams Begin... / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Alice; Rob; Jamie; Gloria
Synopsis
Alice meets brothers Rob and Jamie who are fighting about spending their savings. She's initially attracted to Jamie, who sensibly wants to buy a business. But when Jamie falls for Gloria who is helping him buy a business, Alice goes to Germany with Rob, who has spent his share on a trip for two to a footbal match. Gloria robs Jamie and both brothers end up broke. They return to working in motorway contruction.

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The Saturday Girls / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Hello again! Tricia Beck here--and another week has gone by since I was lucky enough to land a Saturday job at the Angloford Driving School.
Genre
drama
Characters
Tricia; Lucy; Ronald Snyder; Al Morris; Samantha Fry; Martin
Synopsis
Trish and Lucy worry about the 'horrid Snyder man' at Tricia's workplace. Snyder locks onto a new client, attractive model Samantha--but ends up in a car crash when Samantha spends too long looking at herself in the mirror. Lucy discovers her cat has survived being hit by Tricia's father's car. Al Morris finally catches up with the two girls to tell them he has good news 'for one of you'.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Beautiful Ben Murphy pin-up inside"]
  2. 1. The Person I Am…
  3. 2. No Room in My Heart
  4. 3. The Motorway Brothers
    The Motorway Where Dreams Begin...
  5. 4. ["Hello again! Tricia Beck here--and another week has gone by since I was lucky enough to land a Saturday job at the Angloford Driving School."]
    The Saturday Girls
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