(July-August 1974)

DC, 1963 Series
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Volume
24
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1974-04-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Joe Simon; Allan Asherman (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #105.

I Can't Help the Way I Am! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jay Scott Pike; Win Mortimer; Creig Flessel; Jim Mooney ?
Inks
Jay Scott Pike; Win Mortimer; Creig Flessel; ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
JS-134
Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

illustrations taken from interior panels

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ric Estrada (illustrations)
Inks
Ric Estrada (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
JS-135

He Touched Me! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ric Estrada
Inks
Ric Estrada
Colors
?
Letters
Irv Watanabe ?

Job Number
G-426
Genre
romance
Synopsis
Carol's mother always seems to interfere with Carol's dating life, and one day Carol discovers her mother's diary, which reveals the reasons for the behavior.

I Can't Help the Way I Am! (Table of Contents: 3)

My True Love Confession / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jay Scott Pike
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter ?
Editing
Jack Miller (original story)

Job Number
JS-136
Genre
romance
Synopsis
Karen is in love with Kip, a cynical musician with no definite plans for his future, but her parents send her away to college to break the couple up. Six months later Karen meets him again, but wonders whether anything has changed in his attitude.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original title: "My Time to Love." Some re-inking to update hairstyles and other details; originally a two-part story reprinted as one.

Kid Brothers (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel (illustrations)
Inks
Creig Flessel (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Job Number
JS-137
Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Illustrated poem. Possible Flessel art per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Win Mortimer.

Pajama Party (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
JS-141
Genre
romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

illustrated poem

Why Did I Have to Love a Beach Bum? (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jay Scott Pike
Inks
Jay Scott Pike
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?
Editing
Jack Miller (original story)

Job Number
JS-126
Genre
romance
Synopsis
Ann's parents disapprove of her surfer boyfriend, Eddy, but it turns out that Eddy is willing to change himself into someone they will like.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original title: "The Truth About Men!" Some re-inking to update hairstyles and other details.

Don't Make Me Beg! (Table of Contents: 7)

My True Love Confession / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger ?
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?
Editing
Jack Miller (original story)

Genre
romance
Synopsis
Ann risks her longtime relationship with Drew because of a brief attraction to Bill, who seems much more exciting.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original title: "Please Take Me Back." Some re-inking to update hairstyles and other details.

I Had to Love! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese ?

Job Number
D-263
Genre
romance
Synopsis
A woman becomes obsessed with a painting of a handsome man and revisits the gallery where it hangs every day. She meets the model for the painting but he turns out to be shallow and uninteresting, and she finds that it's the artist who really attracted her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original title: "I Had to Love!" Some re-inking to update hairstyles and other details.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Paul -- The Other Side! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Paul]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
JS-133

Indexer Notes

advice column

Why Can't I Think of Something to Say? (Table of Contents: 10)

My True Love Confession / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Phyllis Reed
Pencils
Jay Scott Pike
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Job Number
JS-140
Genre
romance
Synopsis
Della tries desperately to overcome her shyness.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original title: "Heart-Shy!"

I'm Not Interested! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Joe Giella (splash page ?); Bernard Sachs
Inks
Bernard Sachs ?; ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Jack Miller (original story)

Job Number
JS-138
Genre
romance
Synopsis
Liz relentlessly pursues Perry until he has to tell her publicly that he just isn't interested in her. Fortunately, her next-door neighbor Bud, whom she has always ignored, is there to confess his love for her.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original title: "I'll Make Him Love Me!" New splash page and some alterations to update hairstyles and other details.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Can't Help the Way I Am!
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. He Touched Me!
  4. 3. I Can't Help the Way I Am!
    My True Love Confession
  5. 4. Kid Brothers
  6. 5. Pajama Party
  7. 6. Why Did I Have to Love a Beach Bum?
  8. 7. Don't Make Me Beg!
    My True Love Confession
  9. 8. I Had to Love!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Paul -- The Other Side!
  11. 10. Why Can't I Think of Something to Say?
    My True Love Confession
  12. 11. I'm Not Interested!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Reed
  • Nick Caputo
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry