Young Love #24

Published
August 1976
Page count
68
Cover price
0.50 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (180mm x 275mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover For the Love of Mike Cover, 1 page

"What chance do I have! The wedding bell still ringing in my ears and Mike's family is already destroying our happiness!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Art
Sal Gentile
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman

Reprint history

First print
United States
Just Married (Charlton, 1958 series) #92 (February 1973)
For the Love of Mike (Cover)
Show/hide 1. Love is.. 'Young Love' 'Heart to Heart' and 'Romantic Dreams' comics Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Love is.. 'Young Love', 'Heart to Heart', and 'Romantic Dreams' comics "He's the only boy I'll ever love--but--how can I tell my father?" How much drama can you take? Don't dare miss... These exciting comics at your news stand!"

Details

Printed
1975?
Genre
Romance
More...
Love is.. 'Young Love' 'Heart to Heart' and 'Romantic Dreams' comics

Notes

Art by John Romita; letters Sam Rosen; script Stan Lee?

Show/hide 2. For the Love of Mike Comic story, 9 pages

"I know it sounds kooky, but I like to fish…and that's how I met Mike."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
[D-3517]
Characters
Terry; Mike Brown; Lilly; Mike's mother; unnamed sister

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
A. Martinez (signed)
Inks
Jean Elier (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Just Married (Charlton, 1958 series) #92 (February 1973)
For the Love of Mike
Also printed
Australia
All Love Romantic Stories (Sport Magazine, 1972 series) #9 ([May 1974?])
For the Love of Mike

Synopsis

Terry and Mike quickly fall for each other. Mike is sole support for his mother and two sisters. The couple must live with his family after the wedding, until he gets a promotion and raise. It is hard for Terry and she begins to secretly and obsessively do multiple entries for a competition to win a house. When a telegram arrives, it for Mike and he has a promotion. Then Terry gets a telegram too.

Notes

The signature on this story is dated '72'.

Show/hide 3. Headfirst in Love… Comic story, 6 pages

"When June and Gail went winter swimming--they soon plunged into romantic problems."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
June; Gail; Rory

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
?
typeset
Editing
? (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United Kingdom
Valentine (IPC, 1968 series) 3 November 1973 (3 November 1973)
Headfirst in Love

Synopsis

Gail is chatting up new lifeguard Rory and invites him to a party at June's house. But there is no party and June's mother will never agree. How can June fix it when Rory turns up?

Show/hide 4. Let Love Come First Comic story, 7 pages

"This was our senior year…Greg and I had been dating steadily and we knew that we'd always be in love…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
D-2893
Characters
Barb Yerby; Greg Walsh; Mr. Grimes; Diane

Credits

Script
?
Art
Hugo Tombolan [as H. Tombolan] (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
For Lovers Only (Charlton, 1971 series) #66 (August 1972)
Let Love Come First
Also printed
Australia
All Love Romantic Stories (Sport Magazine, 1972 series) #4 ([1973?])
Let Love Come First

Synopsis

School kids Barb and Greg are deeply in love. While their parents and teachers try to get them to focus on their studies, Barb gets more and more obsessed. Will it destroy her relationship or her life?

Show/hide 5. Cards of Fate Comic story, 6 pages

"A story of romance, mystery and magic--told by a girl called Carlene…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Carlene; Simon; Sandra

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
?
typeset
Editing
? (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United Kingdom
Valentine (IPC, 1968 series) 27 October 1973 (27 October 1973)
Cards of Fate

Synopsis

Carlene relies on her cards and horoscope to make decisions. Will her superstitions help her catch Simon or scare him away?

Show/hide 6. Sweeter Kisses Comic story, 6 pages

"Robert and I were in love that Summer…he was the nicest man I'd ever known, gentle and kind…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
[D-3651]
Characters
Carol; Robert Ruggles; Shep Reynolds

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Inks
?
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
For Lovers Only (Charlton, 1971 series) #70 (March 1973)
Sweeter Kisses

Synopsis

Carol is frustrated that Robert is too nice and isn't strong enough to stand up to Shep. Carol is in for a surprise.

Notes

'Nicholas' is written above a window on the first page splash panel.

Show/hide 7. Goodbye - Good Times Comic story, 6 pages

"What did the future hold for Liz now that she and her flatmate were splitting up?"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Liz; Sally; Benny Carter; Carol Sims; Steven Long

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United Kingdom
Valentine (IPC, 1968 series) 6 October 1973 (6 October 1973)
Goodbye - Good Times

Synopsis

Liz and Sally try to hang on to the good times as their friends progressively get married. Then Sally falls in love. Liz can't believe it is real and is determined to show Sally she's making a mistake.

Show/hide 8. Half a Love! Comic story, 9 pages

"Louise warned me to watch my step… but Joel is so fascinating…what harm can there be in having dinner with him?"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
D-3993
Characters
Wendie; Joel Barr; Louise; Terri

Credits

Script
?
Art
Torre Repiso (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original managing editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Romantic Story (Charlton, 1954 series) #129 (September 1973)
Half A Love!
Also printed
Australia
Man and Woman (KG Murray, 1974? series) #19 ([April 1974?])
Half a Love
 
Australia
The Game of Love (Murray, 1982?) ([January 1982?])
Half a Love!

Synopsis

Wendie quickly falls in love with the charming pilot, Joel, who flies between her home city of San Francisco and New York. Can Wendie believe that she is the only girl, or is there one in every city?

Notes

The signature on this story is marked "US 73" — for Union Studio 1973.

Show/hide 9. Shadow of Fear Comic story, 6 pages

"It sounds simple, doesn't it, just to climb the steps and board a waiting plane?"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Fran Baker; Ken

Credits

Script
?
Art
Enric Badía Romero
Letters
?
typeset
Editing
? (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United Kingdom
Valentine (IPC, 1968 series) 20 October 1973 (20 October 1973)
Shadow of Fear

Synopsis

Air hostess Fran is a hero when her plane crashes. Now she is determined to show she can continue, despite her fear of another crash.

Show/hide 10. My Broken Dream Comic story, 9 pages

"We had wonderful memories, Glen and I…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
D-3876
Characters
Glen; Patti Summers

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
I Love You (Charlton, 1955 series) #104 (July 1973)
My Broken Dream
Also printed
United States
I Love You (Charlton, 1955 series) #126 (October 1979)
My Broken Dream

Synopsis

Patti is determined to become Miss America and demands sacrifices from boyfriend Glen and her family to achieve her dream. When she loses, she can't face returning home and hides in small town Jersey as a waitress.

Show/hide 11. Every Kiss… Every Thrill... [Man and Woman--All Love--Twin Hearts] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Every Kiss... Every Thrill... From real life! Man and Woman--All Love--Twin Hearts Romantic Stories on sale at your favourite newsagent or bookstall NOW!"

Details

Printed
1974 to 1978?
Genre
Romance
More...
Every Kiss… Every Thrill... [Man and Woman--All Love--Twin Hearts]
Show/hide 12. Secret Romance Library. Magic Moments Romances Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

""I first read about their affair in Secret Romance library..." "My darling... Our love is just as wonderful as Magic Moment Romances." Secret Romance Library. Magic Moments Romances. Out now."

Details

Printed
1973? to 1978
Genre
Romance
More...
Secret Romance Library. Magic Moments Romances

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 36137

Entry created

  • 15/03/2008

Cover added

  • 17/05/2019

Index completed

  • 12/05/2019

Last updated

  • 22/05/2019