Young Love #21

Published
November 1975
Page count
68?
Cover price
0.40 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 Free to Love Cover, 1 page

"I want to have a little fun before I settle down!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Art
Fran Matera
Editing
George Wildman

Reprint history

First print
United States
I Love You (Charlton, 1955 series) #108 (September 1974)
Free to Love (Cover)
Show/hide 1. 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
Show/hide 2. Free to Love Comic story, 9 pages

"Marna, darling….. This vacation is fabulous…. Maybe we'll spend our honeymoon here!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
D-5826
Characters
Marna; Grant Holman; Vic; Louise; Derek; Marcel Pierrant

Credits

Art
Fran Matera [as Matera] (signed)
Editing
George Wildman

Reprint history

First print
United States
I Love You (Charlton, 1955 series) #108 (September 1974)
Free to Love

Synopsis

Marna wants a little fun before she gets married to reliable Grant and life becomes dull. When she tells Grant, he tells her he will have fun too, since she doesn't want a dull life. Marna discovers it isn't fair and she doesn't want to share Grant.

Show/hide 3. A Short Flight to Love Comic story, 6 pages

"Now why should an apparently sane bird want to spend her lunch hour flying aeroplanes?"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Tony Carrick; Sue

Credits

Script
?
Art
Purita Campos ?
Letters
?
typeset

Synopsis

Sue's toy plane hits Tony and they go on a date. When Tony buys a replacement plane for the one he broke, he is surprised Sue isn't interested. Then he finds out she was trying to catch the attention of a boy in the park. She caught a different one and is very happy with it.

Notes

This story is from a UK source, probably Valentine (IPC, 1957 Series).

Show/hide 4. Man in the Shadows Comic story, 6 pages

"During the day I took special courses in the school of design…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
D-5289
Characters
Olga Solar; George Molloy; Irene Blodgett

Credits

Script
Joe Gill (credited)
Art
Tony Tallarico [as Tallarico] (signed)
Editing
George Wildman

Reprint history

First print
United States
I Love You (Charlton, 1955 series) #107 (June 1974)
Man in the Shadows

Synopsis

Olga senses she is being followed at night. When she spots George, he turns out to be a police officer tracking muggings of pretty girls in the neighbourhood. He tells Olga she is the prettiest and proposes to guard her. When a man is caught, George proposes that he keep taking care of Olga.

Show/hide 5. Cat and Mouse Game Comic story, 6 pages

"Hi! I'm Ali, the Alley Cat. Not exactly the cutest kitten you ever saw, am I?"

Featuring

Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals; Romance
Characters
Ali; Mary Ann; Aunt Joan; Rick

Credits

Script
?
Art
Enric Badia Romero ?
Letters
?
typeset

Synopsis

Ali the alley cat meets Mary Ann on her arrival in London. Thanks to Mary Ann, Ali secures a fish meal. So Ali tries to return the favour by teaching her how to live in London. He manages to hook her up with Rick.

Notes

This story is from a UK source, probably Valentine (IPC, 1957 Series).

Show/hide 6. The Put-On Comic story, 6 pages

"That old fool is going to fall off the ladder… I hope he does!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Janice; Leon Barnes; Lorraine Dillon; Joe Spink

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman

Reprint history

First print
United States
Love and Romance (Charlton, 1971 series) #18 (August 1974)
The Put-On

Synopsis

When neighbour Leon watches Janice, she flirt with him. Leon mentions going to the drive in and Janice says she'd love to see the film. She tells him she likes older men; he tells her she's too young. Then Janice then accuses Leon of getting fresh and the story spreads. Janice enjoys the attention until Leon threatens defamation. Janice admits to lying and learns how serious her accusation was.

Show/hide 7. Agent for Love Comic story, 6 pages

"Know your trouble, Helen? You lack sex appeal!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Helen; Rex; Harry Mango

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
?
typeset

Synopsis

Rex and Helen have been friends for years. Rex decides Helen needs help to attract a boyfriend. His schemes humiliate her before the whole town. Besides, the only boy she wants is Rex.

Notes

This story is from a UK source, probably Valentine (IPC, 1957 Series).

Show/hide 8. When Love is Lost! Comic story, 7 pages

"I'd never have signed for a course in English Lit if I knew I'd end up meeting a nowhere cat like Howard in class!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
887Z
Characters
Jean; Howard; Mary; Ricky

Credits

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Ross Andru (credited)
Inks
Jack Abel (credited)
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
Our Love Story (Marvel, 1969 series) #17 (June 1972)
When Love Is Lost!
Also printed
United States
Our Love Story (Marvel, 1969 series) #29 (August 1974)
When Love Is Lost!

Synopsis

Jean is bored with her English Literature classes and the boys she meets at them. She tells bookish Mary that she is dropping out. Then she meets Ricky in the library and they are instantly attracted. The next time Jean meets Mary, Jean discovers that Ricky is Mary's fiance. The couple had agreed to date other people to be sure about their relationship before marrying. Ricky says it was infatuation with Jean— they have nothing in common. He will be teaching English Literature.

Show/hide 9. Dangerous Friendship Comic story, 6 pages

"I met Harry when I went visiting Dad in hospital. I walked past his bed--a newspaper slid off--I picked it up."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Harry; Sue; Paul

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
?
typeset

Synopsis

While visiting her father in hospital, Sue meets attractive soccer player Harry who has seriously injured his leg. After Sue's father goes home, she continues to visit Harry. Her boyfriend Paul warns that they'll both end up being hurt. When Paul is promoted and has enough money to marry, Sue says goodbye to Harry. He understands and Sue knows a piece of her heart will stay with him.

Notes

This story is from a UK source, probably Valentine (IPC, 1957 Series).

Show/hide 10. A Long Lonely Week-End Comic story, 6 pages

"Gerard Ekk assured her there'd be another couple at the lovely mountain resort…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
D-3395
Characters
Ron Blatty; Vicki Smith; Sharon Baker; Gerard Ekk; Edgar Lowry

Credits

Pencils
Norman Nodel ?
Inks
?
Editing
George Wildman

Reprint history

First print
United States
Teen-Age Love (Charlton, 1958 series) #89 (December 1972)
A Long Lonely Week-End

Synopsis

When Sharon realises that Gerard's double-date weekend doesn't include anyone else, she dumps him to avoid his dubious intentions. She decides to head home the next day, but meets Edgar at dinner and stays on. Unlike swinger Gerard, Ed is a charming and perfect gentleman. Sharon falls for him and they agree to see each other again. Ed admits he arranged their meeting when he saw what happened with Gerard.

Show/hide 11. Stock Car Love Comic story, 6 pages

"Wow! Look at 'em go! Like it Sue?"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Sue; Jenny; Dave

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
?
typeset

Synopsis

Sue meets Dave at the race track when she's nearly hit by his car. When she asks Dave whether he loves her or the car more, he hears it as an ultimatum and they fight. But Jenny convinces Sue it was a stupid argument and Sue goes to apologise. She is again nearly hit as Dave's car rolls and she rushes to see if he is okay. But Dave's not in the car -- he has given it to his cousin and plans to stop racing. Sue tells Dave she doesn't need him to do that.

Notes

This story is from a UK source, probably Valentine (IPC, 1957 Series).

Show/hide 12. 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 13. 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]

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  • 39798

Entry created

  • 07/01/2019

Cover added

  • 07/01/2019

Last updated

  • 22/05/2019