(September 1972)

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Volume
18
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1972-07-06
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [heart]
Editing
Dorothy Woolfolk; Deborah Anderson (Assistant Editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #86.

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: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Werner Roth
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
D-990
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Each day crept by like an eternity, as I wondered if the night would bring us back into each other's arms -- or if another accident would take him from me forever!
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. Previous indexer listed George Tuska as possible penciller.

Final Winners!!! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
D-1052

Indexer Notes

winning entry from Frieda Margolin of Bayside, New York

The Funniest Team of Laff-Getters in the World (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Original Ape-Man Shouts a Challenge! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Deception! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger ?
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
D-615
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd tricked my wife into marriage! But I never dreamed that one day she would teach me a lesson in...
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: 6)

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: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Werner Roth
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
D-951
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hung on to him and begged...
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: 8) (Expand) /

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

Remember... Love Is What It's All About! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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
Related Scans
Series Information
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
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