Young Love #124

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 1977
Page count
52
Cover price
0.50 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/96393

Credits

Editing
Joe Orlando, Managing Editor
 
Tony Isabella, Story Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Love Behind Bars II! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
C-347

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Dick Giordano, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer

Notes

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

Show/hide 1. Love Behind Bars II Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
J-4436

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Ric Estrada, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Milt Snapinn , letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Love Song Romances (Murray, 1977 series) #83 ([November 1977?])
Love Behind Bars II

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.

Notes

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

Show/hide 2. That Dirty Beach (Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies) Comics-form advertising, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Aquaman; Hostess Twinkies
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Slud-Jak

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ben Oda, letterer

Synopsis

Slud-Jak fouls beaches in revenge for ocean pollution, but agrees to negotiate when tempted by Hostess Twinkies.

Show/hide 3. Announcing DC Dollar Comics Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Neal Adams, line art
 
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Neal Adams, penciller
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer

Notes

house ad for new Dollar Comics; includes cover art for The Superman Family (DC, 1974 series) #182 and House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #251, both on sale December 14

Show/hide 4. I'm Going with a Stuntman... and It's Driving Me Crazy! Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Humour; romance
Code
J-4549

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Alan Weiss, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Dorothy Woolfolk, original editor

Reprint history

Original
Young Love (DC, 1963 series) #94 (April 1972)

Synopsis

Pinky falls in love with Crash but she's afraid he takes too many risks.

Notes

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

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Love Letters [Young Love]) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Love Letters [Young Love]
Code
L-613

Credits

Writing
Tony Isabella , scripter
Art
, penciller (logo illustration)
 
, inker (logo illustration)
Colours
, colourist (logo illustration)
Text
, typeset

Notes

advice column

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Beauty on a Budget) Illustration, 1 page

"How to stay warm and still look stylish..."

Featuring

Feature
Beauty on a Budget
Genre
Non-fiction; fashion
Code
J-4476

Credits

Writing
Elizabeth Safian, scripter [signed]
Art
Elizabeth Safian, line art [signed]
Colours
Elizabeth Safian , colourist [signed]
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 7. Shadows in the Past! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
J-4550

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Jay Scott Pike, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
John Duffy, letterer

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.

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.

Show/hide 8. Classified Love Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
J-4542

Credits

Writing
Bob Rozakis, scripter
 
Merrill Skrocki, scripter
Art
Kurt Schaffenberger, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
John Workman , letterer

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.

Show/hide 9. And Now... We Interrupt This Comic to Bring You a Word from Your New Publisher... Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Biography

Credits

Writing
Jenette Kahn, author
Art
Neal Adams, penciller (illustration)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Synopsis

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

Show/hide 10. Michele McAvoy (Young Woman of the Month) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Young Woman of the Month
Genre
Non-fiction
Code
J-4457
Characters
Michele McEvoy - Grand Prix Equestrienne

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 11. 20 Miles to Heartbreak, Part III Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
J-4551
Characters
Melanie Winters; Juan Ricco; Roger Winters; Monica Winters; John Winters; Bob Anderson

Credits

Writing
Barbara Friedlander, scripter
Art
Alex Toth, penciller [signed]
 
Vince Colletta, inker [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Alex Toth, letterer
Editing
Dick Giordano, original editor

Reprint history

Original
Secret Hearts (DC, 1949 series) #142 (March 1970)

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.

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.

Show/hide 12. Untitled (How We Met) Comic story, 1 page

"I was the head cheerleader at our school."

Featuring

Feature
How We Met
Genre
Romance
Code
J-4388

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Michael Netzer, penciller
 
Bruce Patterson, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

A cheerleader meets the captain of the opposing basketball team and goes out with him despite the advice of her friends.


Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #138.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 102805

Entry created

  • 13/06/2022

Cover added

  • 13/06/2022

Index completed

  • 13/06/2022