(January-February 1974)

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Volume
24
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1973-10-04
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [block]
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell (credited); Joe Simon (uncredited); Allan Asherman (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

Simon is the editor of new material; Bridwell editor of reprinted stories.

On-sale date from Comic Reader #100.

Strange Girl! The Story They Dared Us to Print! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti ?; Win Mortimer
Inks
Vince Colletta; Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
JS-68
Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Mortimer's part of cover are three scenes taken from the interior stories: "Let your Fingers Do the Walking", "Recipe for Party Dates", and "Dear Diary". Cover implies a lesbian story.

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Liz Berube (signed) [as Elizabeth]
Inks
Liz Berube (signed) [as Elizabeth]
Colors
Liz Berube ?
Letters
typeset
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell

Job Number
N-806

That Strange Girl (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Simon

Job Number
JS-30
Genre
romance
Characters
Liz; Fred Reese; Agnes
Synopsis
Is she a tomboy or lesbian?
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Editor's credit based on job number.

Let Your Fingers Do the Walking! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Simon

Job Number
JS-29
Genre
romance
Characters
Laurel Denton; Fran; Jerry Robertson
Synopsis
Rebellious Laurel lives in an island town and her mother doesn't want her to date boys from the mainland. In spite of this, she chases after Jerry, without realizing that he was actually born on the island too.

Indexer Notes

Editor's credit taken from job number.

Nicolette (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Abruzzo
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Phyllis Reed (original story)

Job Number
N-801
Genre
romance
Characters
Edwin; Bill; Kay
Synopsis
Kay is interested in Edwin, the son of her employer, but learns that he is in love with another girl, Nicolette. When Edwin's brother Bill returns home, he tells Kay a surprising secret about Nicolette that changes everything.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Updated version (already used as a reprint in Young Romance #152).

Does He Still Love Her? (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger ?
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original story)

Job Number
N-802
Genre
romance
Characters
Carla; Anne; Bunny; Paul
Synopsis
Carla learns that her boyfriend Paul's old girlfriend Bunny is back in town and Carla insists that he go to see her to find out if he still has feelings for Bunny.
Reprints

Make Me Your Wife! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky; ? (see notes)
Inks
Bernard Sachs; ? (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?
Editing
Jack Miller (original story); Dorothy Woolfolk

Job Number
D-261
Genre
romance
Characters
Cindy; Ted; Maureen
Synopsis
Ted is annoyed with his girlfriend Cindy, who is outspoken about wanting to marry him. Ted is reluctant because of a previous bad relationship, but he overcomes his fears before it's too late for him and Cindy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art work modified to change hairstyles, etc.

Dear Diary (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer (illustrations)
Inks
Win Mortimer (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset
Editing
Joe Simon

Job Number
JS-22
Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

equal text and pictures

My Three Wishes! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Sachs; ? (see notes)
Inks
Bernard Sachs; ? (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Phyllis Reed (original story)

Job Number
N-803
Genre
romance
Characters
Claudia; Doris; Ward Peters; John Van Tyler
Synopsis
Claudia meets an old friend on vacation and falls in love with him. After the vacation, a friend asked Claudia if any of the three wishes she had made before she left had come true. Claudia said they didn't, but as she recounted the events of her vacation, her friend pointed out that her wishes had come true from a certain viewpoint.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art touched-up to change hairstyles and clothing.

L.O.V.E... Don't Mention It! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Dorothy Woolfolk

Job Number
D-916
Genre
romance
Characters
Charlotte; Dean
Synopsis
Charlotte wants to be alone after her engagement is broken. She drives aimlessly and winds up on the coast. As she is walking along the beach, a rose is tossed to her from a helicopter before it flies off. Days later she meets the helicopter pilot and learns that she can find love again.
Reprints

Make-Up Course for Love Dropouts (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Joe Simon

Job Number
JS-14

Indexer Notes

advice for mending a broken heart

Marc - On the Man's Side! (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Marc]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell

Job Number
N-799
Genre
romance
Synopsis
advice column

Indexer Notes

contains photo of "Marc"

They Called Me a Boy Chaser... (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter
Editing
Murray Boltinoff (original story)

Job Number
B-208
Genre
romance
Characters
Bob Manning; Penny Young; Hal Young; Tommy Duggan; Ed Jason; Madge; Ted Dunn
Synopsis
Penny is so eager to date that she throws herself at boys, which doesn't work out very well until the boy comes along who wants to catch her.
Reprints

One-Way Heart! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Phyllis Reed (original story); Murray Boltinoff

Job Number
B-916
Genre
romance
Characters
Penn Drake; Lorie; Rita
Synopsis
After a brief introduction to visiting author Penn, Lorie falls instantly in love with him and secretly follows him back to his home city. But just as she finally realizes that she is on a hopeless quest, they meet again.
Reprints

Recipe for Party Dates (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer (illustrations)
Inks
Win Mortimer (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Joe Simon

Job Number
JS-65
Genre
romance

No More Love for Me! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Saaf ?; Jack Sparling
Inks
Art Saaf ?; Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Jack Miller (original story)

Job Number
N-805
Genre
romance
Characters
Danny; Rita Haney; David Warner
Synopsis
When Rita's fiancee Danny is killed in the war, she is convinced she will never love any man again.
Reprints

A Day for Tears! (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Phyllis Reed (original story)

Job Number
N-804
Genre
romance
Characters
Chris; Alice Dyers; Joan Devlin
Synopsis
Joan discovers Alice, an old girlfriend, is about to be married. She arrives at Alice's home with best wishes and meets her husband to be -- Chris, a man who had helped Joan recover from a bad relationship two years in the past. Joan is married now and feels nothing but happiness for the couple.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Strange Girl! The Story They Dared Us to Print!
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. That Strange Girl
  4. 3. Let Your Fingers Do the Walking!
  5. 4. Nicolette
  6. 5. Does He Still Love Her?
  7. 6. Make Me Your Wife!
  8. 7. Dear Diary
  9. 8. My Three Wishes!
  10. 9. L.O.V.E... Don't Mention It!
  11. 10. Make-Up Course for Love Dropouts
  12. 11. Marc - On the Man's Side!
  13. 12. They Called Me a Boy Chaser...
  14. 13. One-Way Heart!
  15. 14. Recipe for Party Dates
  16. 15. No More Love for Me!
  17. 16. A Day for Tears!
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