Love Confessions Illustrated #3613 Picture stories of Romance

Published
1976
Page count
68
Cover price
0.40 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Pocket size (140mm x 205mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
?

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Beloved Rival Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Painting
?
Show/hide 1. Beloved Rival Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[S2572]
Characters
Mary Hagers; Bart Hagers; Helen; Jim

Credits

Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Sal Trapani
Editing
Pat Masulli (Executive Editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Romantic Secrets (Charlton, 1955? series) #14 (January 1958)
Beloved Rival
Also printed
Australia
Young Lovers' Pictorial (Magman, 1969) #49-18 (1969)
Beloved Rival
 
Australia
True Life Love Library (South Pacific/Jubilee, 1979) #39003 ([1979]) —Pictorial Romances
Beloved Rival

Synopsis

When Mary dies, her husband Bart goes to pieces. Can Helen snap him out of it?

Notes

This story was six pages before being reformatted to pocket size.

Show/hide 2. Wanted: A Plain Old Maid Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[S-2013]
Characters
Nancy Barton; Paul Haskell

Credits

Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Sal Trapani
Editing
Pat Masulli (executive editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Romantic Secrets (Charlton, 1955? series) #13 (November 1957)
Wanted: A Plain Old Maid
Also printed
Australia
Intriguing Love Library (South Pacific/Jubilee, 1975) #3524 ([1975]) —Illustrated Love Stories
Wanted: A Plain Old Maid

Synopsis

When her boss tries it on, beautiful Nancy quits. It's not the first time. She decides to apply for the job requiring a plain single woman, hoping for an end to office Romeos.

Show/hide 3. My Love, My Own Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Frank Bellows; June; Shirley; Helen Conway

Reprint history

First print
United States
Romantic Secrets (Charlton, 1955? series) #10 (March 1957)
My Love, My Own
 
Unknown
Also printed
Australia
Real Love Pictorial (Regal, 1959? series) #105 ([September 1960?])
My Love, My Own
 
Australia
Intriguing Love Library (Jubilee, 1968) #48-14 (1968)
My Love, My Own
 
Australia
True Life Love Library (South Pacific/Jubilee, 1979) #39003 ([1979]) —Pictorial Romances
My Love, My Own

Synopsis

June loves Dr Frank Bellows, but has she just caught him on the rebound?

Notes

This is not the story of the same name from Romantic Secrets (Charlton, 1955 series) #10 (March 1957).

Show/hide 4. My Only Career Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[S1813]
Characters
Judy; Fred

Credits

Editing
Al Fago (Executive Editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Romantic Secrets (Charlton, 1955? series) #11 (June 1957)
My Only Career

Synopsis

Judy is working hard to save money and Fred is angry he doesn't get time to see her. But the only career Judy wants in marriage.

Notes

This story was originally three pages before it was reformatted to pocket size.

Show/hide 5. Beauty Can Be Skin Deep! Comic story, 4 pages
Show/hide 6. Love Lesson Comic story, 19 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Jean Foxx; Marylin Martin; Jack Dean; Professor Peter Foster

Credits

Pencils
Tewks
Inks
Tewks ?

Reprint history

First print
Australia
All True Romance (Comic Media, 1951 series) #18 (July 1954)
Love Lesson

Synopsis

Jean’s roommate Marylin is much more glamorous than she, and steals Jean’s boyfriend Jack. Jean, Marylin, Jack, and Jack’s friend Peter spend a weekend in a mountain cabin. Marylin decides to dump Jack for the wealthy Peter, who Jean finds attractive. Peter says he’ll play along with Marylin so Jack will see how fickle she is, and Jean can win Jack back. The plan works, except Jean doesn’t want Jack, she wants Peter, and gets him in the end.

Notes

The introduction by Mildred Norton has been removed from this printing. This story was six pages before being reformatted to pocket size.


Notes

All stories in this issue have the code "LC 45-03", suggesting it is a reprint of an earlier issue of Love Confessions.

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AusReprints ID

  • 19010

Entry created

  • 29/11/2018

Cover added

  • 29/11/2018

Last updated

  • 06/12/2018