Young Love #124
(March 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
1976-12-30
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893074503
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 #138.


Love Behind Bars II! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
C-347
Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Giordano pencils and inks per Nick Caputo and Comic Reader #138. Previous indexer credited Nick Cardy.

Love Behind Bars II (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Ric Estrada
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

Job Number
J-4436
Genre
romance
Synopsis
Frightened of her own feelings, Stephie runs away when Vic gets out of prison. When she arrives in New York City, her wallet is stolen and two people who pretend to help her instead take her to a house of prostitution, where she is arrested in a raid. Released the following morning, she is surprised to find that Vic has come to bring her home.

Indexer Notes

sequel to "Love Behind Bars" from issue #119 (December 1975-January 1976)

That Dirty Beach (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Announcing DC Dollar Comics (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

I'm Going with a Stuntman... and It's Driving Me Crazy! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alan Weiss
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Dorothy Woolfolk (original story)

Job Number
J-4549
Genre
humor; romance
Synopsis
Pinky falls in love with Crash but she's afraid he takes too many risks.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Nick Katradis and David Roach via the GCD Error Tracker.

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

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

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

Job Number
L-613

Indexer Notes

advice column

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

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

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

Job Number
J-4476
First Line of Dialogue or Text
How to stay warm and still look stylish...
Genre
non-fiction; fashion

Shadows in the Past! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jay Scott Pike
Inks
Jay Scott Pike
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Job Number
J-4550
Genre
romance
Synopsis
Marni is crushed when her summer boyfriend Don marries someone else. Don returns to town after after his wife has died unexpectedly, but Marni knows he hasn't recovered from his loss.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Nick Katradis and David Roach via the GCD Error Tracker. Inks formerly credited to Vince Colletta. According to the original art, this story was "written off," so it may have been in inventory for a while.

Classified Love (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Merrill Skrocki; Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
John Workman ?

Job Number
J-4542
Genre
romance
Synopsis
Shy Cindy works on the classified section of the school paper and inserts anonymous messages to Marty, the handsome editor, who can't guess the identity of his secret admirer.

And Now... We Interrupt This Comic to Bring You a Word from Your New Publisher... (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jenette Kahn
Pencils
Neal Adams (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Jenette Kahn introduces herself to DC comics readers. Includes a note from Jack Adler regarding the illustration of Kahn by Adams.

Michele McAvoy (Table of Contents: 10)

Young Woman of the Month / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-4457
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Michele McEvoy - Grand Prix Equestrienne

20 Miles to Heartbreak, Part III (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
J-4551
Genre
romance
Characters
Melanie Winters; Juan Ricco; Roger Winters; Monica Winters; John Winters; Bob Anderson
Synopsis
Melanie's family is shocked when her sister Monica, the black sheep of the family, returns. Monica tells Melanie that she will see that Juan is acquitted of the false charges against him, and turns to their stepfather's brother John, the lawyer in the case. Juan wins the case and Melanie impulsively hugs him, to the horror of her mother.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the following issue. Juan's last name has been changed from Perez to Ricco, and Roger's from Bryan to Winters.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser]
Inks
Bruce Patterson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
J-4388
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I was the head cheerleader at our school.
Genre
romance
Synopsis
A cheerleader meets the captain of the opposing basketball team and goes out with him despite the advice of her friends.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Love Behind Bars II!
  2. 1. Love Behind Bars II
  3. 2. That Dirty Beach
    Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies Cakes
  4. 3. Announcing DC Dollar Comics
  5. 4. I'm Going with a Stuntman... and It's Driving Me Crazy!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Love Letters
  7. 6. ["How to stay warm and still look stylish..."]
    Beauty on a Budget
  8. 7. Shadows in the Past!
  9. 8. Classified Love
  10. 9. And Now... We Interrupt This Comic to Bring You a Word from Your New Publisher...
  11. 10. Michele McAvoy
    Young Woman of the Month
  12. 11. 20 Miles to Heartbreak, Part III
  13. 12. ["I was the head cheerleader at our school."]
    How We Met
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mickey Coalwell
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jacque Nodell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry