(September 1961)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July, and Oct.
On-sale date:
1961-06-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Signal Publishing Company
Brand:
National Romance Group
Editing:
Phyllis Reed
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 15, Part 2, Number 2, Periodicals, July-December 1961. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B910470. Copyright given to Signal Pub. Co. (last issue to do so).


The Wrong Time to Cry! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
romance
Keywords:
weddings

Indexer Notes

cover art taken from the splash page of the last story in this issue

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Blue Tomorrow (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Mary endangers her relationship with faithful, predictable Cal when she meets Barney, who seems much more exciting.

Indexer Notes

pencils previously credited to John Forte?

Too Happy to Last (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Werner Roth
Inks:
Bill Draut
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Robin is determined never to fall in love until she meets Doug and even then she resists it for as long as possible.

Indexer Notes

pencils previously credited to Arthur Pedddy?

First Date (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Jennifer eagerly accepts Jack's offer to go on her first date but things don't work out as expected.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

From Barbara Miles, with Love / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Barbara Miles]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

advice column

The Wrong Time to Cry! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita (p 1); Mike Sekowsky (pp 2-8)
Inks:
John Romita (p 1); Bernard Sachs (pp 2-8)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Penny is an emotional girl who worries that her fiancee will go back to his old girlfriend.

Indexer Notes

splash art also used for cover

Why Keep Love a Secret from Your Heart? (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Secret Hearts / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Your Guide to the Best in Romance (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wrong Time to Cry!
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Blue Tomorrow
  4. 3. Too Happy to Last
  5. 4. First Date
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    From Barbara Miles, with Love
  7. 6. The Wrong Time to Cry!
  8. 7. Why Keep Love a Secret from Your Heart?
    Secret Hearts
  9. 8. Your Guide to the Best in Romance
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Axel Kahlstorff
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson