Young Love #123
(January 1977)

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Volume
21
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly (with the exception of Dec., Feb., Apr., June, and Aug.)
On-sale Date
1976-10-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [heart]
Barcode
0709893074501
Editing
Joe Orlando (managing editor); Tony Isabella (story editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #69, 107-114)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #136.


Love Is the Answer! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano ?
Inks
Dick Giordano ?; Terry Austin ?
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-336
Genre
romance

You're Young and You're In Love (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
?

Job Number
J-4449
Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

illustrated poem (hand-lettered)

Love Is the Answer! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Henry Scarpelli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-514
Genre
romance
Synopsis
Janice tries to figure out what is wrong with her boyfriend Hal when he returns from Vietnam after being presumed dead. The truth shocks her, but also inspires her to do something that will help Hal and also the community they live in.

The Muse (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

How We Met / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser] (signed)
Inks
Michael Netzer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-4438
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I had lived in the same house for the past seventeen years...
Genre
romance
Synopsis
Joan is surprised by the real identity of a masked man she meets at a costume party.

Winter Forecast (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Liz Berube ?
Pencils
Liz Berube [as Elizabeth] (signed)
Inks
Liz Berube
Colors
Liz Berube ?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

horoscope

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Love Letters / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
L-567

Indexer Notes

no letters; tips on dating manners

The Lost Love (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
D-464
Genre
romance
Synopsis
Robin becomes impatient with her boyfriend Paul when he seems more interested in his college studies than in her, and she starts dating Brad. Months later she learns that Paul has written and published a novel about their relationship and she finally realizes how much he loves her.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Beauty on a Budget / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Liz Berube
Pencils
Liz Berube (signed) [as Elizabeth]
Inks
Liz Berube
Colors
Liz Berube ?
Letters
Liz Berube

Job Number
J-4417
First Line of Dialogue or Text
After summer's over...
Genre
fashion
Synopsis
different ways to wear and accessorize your hair

20 Miles to Heartbreak, Part II (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Friedlander
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth
Editing
Dick Giordano (original story)

Job Number
J-4450
Genre
romance
Characters
Melanie Winters; Juan Perez; Roger Bryan
Synopsis
As Melanie is hitchhiking out of town, she accepts a ride from Juan Perez and they discuss how society would never approve of them being together. They stop at a restaurant for dinner and decise to join other couples who are dancing, but a fight breaks out when others object to them. Melanie runs out and is hit by a car, and wakes up back at her mother's house where she learns that Juan was arrested.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

story continues in the following issue

Remember This Classic Story from One Year Ago? (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Love Is the Answer!
  2. 1. You're Young and You're In Love
  3. 2. Love Is the Answer!
  4. 3. The Muse
    Batman; Hostess Cup Cakes
  5. 4. ["I had lived in the same house for the past seventeen years..."]
    How We Met
  6. 5. Winter Forecast
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Love Letters
  8. 7. The Lost Love
  9. 8. ["After summer's over..."]
    Beauty on a Budget
  10. 9. 20 Miles to Heartbreak, Part II
  11. 10. Remember This Classic Story from One Year Ago?
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