Girls' Romances #160

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 1971
Page count
52
Cover price
0.25 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/66744

Credits

Editing
Dorothy Woolfolk, editor
 
Ethan C. Mordden, Assistant Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Portrait of a Proud Girl! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
D-396

Credits

Art
Jay Scott Pike , line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Twin Hearts (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #164 ([December 1971?])
Portrait of a Proud Girl!
Show/hide 1. He Was My Man Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
D-315

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
John Romita, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Girls' Romances (DC, 1950 series) #91 (March 1963)
Look Out for Love!  (retitled and updated)

Synopsis

Lucy goes to a ranch for a vacation after she breaks up with John, but when her brief flirtation there with Frank turns out badly, she goes home to reconcile with John.

Notes

Original title: "Look Out for Love!" Hairdos retouched.

Show/hide 2. What to Do If You've Lost Your Man Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Code
D-323

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 3. Sweet Misery of Love Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
D-406

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Howard Purcell, penciller
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Lynn can't decide between Frank and Billy but she is in no hurry to make up her mind.

Show/hide 4. Portrait of a Proud Girl Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
D-374

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Romita, penciller
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Heart Throbs (DC, 1957 series) #90 (June-July 1964)
This Proud Heart  (retitled and updated)
Also printed
Australia
Twin Hearts (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #164 ([December 1971?])
Portrait of a Proud Girl!

Synopsis

Helen keeps rejecting guys who don't measure up to her high standards.

Notes

Original title: "This Proud Heart!" Hairdos retouched.

Show/hide 5. Kiss Me Goodbye! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
D-363

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Art Peddy, penciller [as Arthur Peddy]
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Romance (DC, 1963 series) #146 (February-March 1967)
I Was His to Hold  (retitled and updated)

Synopsis

Barbara gives up her artistic dreams in the big city and returns to her home town. She meets a talented painter, but refuses his advances because she thinks he should pursue the kind of career that she rejected.

Notes

Original title: "I Was His to Hold." Hairdos retouched.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Julia Roberts, Romance Counselor) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Julia Roberts, Romance Counselor
Genre
Romance
Code
D-343

Credits

Writing
Carol Fein , scripter [as Julia Roberts]
Art
Bob Oksner, penciller (logo illustration)
 
, inker (logo illustration)
Colours
, colourist (logo illustration)
Text
, typeset

Notes

advice column

Show/hide 7. Something in Common! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
D-346

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino , letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Girls' Romances (DC, 1950 series) #102 (July 1964)
Something in Common!
Also printed
Australia
Magic Moment Romances (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #44 ([August 1964?])
Something in Common!
 
Australia
Falling in Love Romances (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #65 ([June 1971?])
Something in Common!

Synopsis

In spite of all the signals he's sending, Ruth believes that she couldn't possibly be in love with Mark because they have so little in common.

Notes

Hairdos retouched.

Show/hide 8. D.C. Sweeps A.C.B.A. Awards Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Neal Adams, line art
 
, inker (covers only)
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer

Notes

Includes pencil sketches of the Academy of Comic Book Artists 1971 Shazam Awards winners from DC and cover reproductions of Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #76 and #86.


Notes

Final issue. On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 32632

Entry created

  • 20/07/2007

Index completed

  • 03/12/2021

Last updated

  • 03/12/2021