Love Song Romances #88

Published
February 1980
Page count
68?
Cover price
0.50 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Murray Publishers
 
Murray Publishers

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled [The Wrong Way to Fall in Love!] Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Art
Jay Scott Pike, line art
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer
Editing
Barbara Friedlander, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Girls' Romances (DC, 1950 series) #122 (January 1967)
Untitled [The Wrong Way to Fall in Love!]

Notes

This cover art is taken from splash page of 'The Wrong Way to Fall in Love!' in Girls' Romances (DC, 1950 series) #122 (January 1967).

Show/hide 1. Untitled (Oxford Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Oxford Stamp Co.
Show/hide 2. The End of Romance… the Beginning of Love! Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Rosenberger, line art
 
John Rosenberger, penciller [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Miller, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Girls' Love Stories (DC, 1949 series) #135 (May 1968)
The End of Romance -- The Beginning of Love!
Also printed
United States
Heart Throbs (DC, 1957 series) #141 (May 1972)
We Were Too Young!  (retitled)

Synopsis

Cara's former fiance Johnny comes back into her life when he is injured in a car accident.

Show/hide 3. The Score: He Said She Said! Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
JS-223

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Joe Simon, original Editor
 
Allan Asherman, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Love (DC, 1963 series) #113 (December 1974-January 1975)
The Score

Synopsis

By the time a couple finishes talking about breaking up, they decide to stay together after all.

Notes

Story told in rhyming dialogue.

Show/hide 4. Heartbreak -- Take Me! (Amy Ames) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Amy Ames
Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter [as Bob Kanigher]
Art
Gene Colan, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Miller, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Secret Hearts (DC, 1949 series) #107 (October 1965)
Heartbreak--Take Me
Also printed
Australia
Magic Moment Romances (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #54 ([April 1966])
Heartbreak--Take Me
 
United States
Young Love (DC, 1963 series) #107 (December 1973-January 1974)
Heartbreak -- Take Me!
Show/hide 5. Untitled (How We Met) Comic story, 3 pages

"He was trying to sell…"

Featuring

Feature
How We Met
Genre
Romance
Code
JS-226

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Joe Simon, original Editor
 
Allan Asherman, original Assistant Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Love (DC, 1963 series) #113 (December 1974-January 1975)
No title recorded

Synopsis

Linda falls for a salesman's pitch -- and for the salesman.

Show/hide 6. Love without End! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Art Peddy, penciller [as Arthur Peddy]
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Phyllis Reed, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Secret Hearts (DC, 1949 series) #126 (March 1968)
Love Without End!

Synopsis

When Donna catches Peter with another woman, she thinks that everything must be over between them.

Notes

Reprint info from Barry Keller. Pencil credit has been questioned; Tony Abruzzo suggested.

Show/hide 7. All That Love for a Dollar Comic story, 3 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
JS-243

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
None, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Romance (DC, 1963 series) #203 (January-February 1975)
All That Love for a Dollar

Synopsis

Gail lends a dollar to a guy, but gets a surprise when she turns up at the address he gave her to collect it.

Show/hide 8. Wanting Woman Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
D-1058

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Rosenberger, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Text
Milt Snapinn, letterer
Editing
Robert Kanigher, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Romance (DC, 1963 series) #193 (April-May 1973)
Wanting Woman

Synopsis

Vera's dentist sets her up on a blind date with another of his patients, but Vera is really scheming to date the dentist.

Show/hide 9. Untitled (Beauty on a Budget) Comic story, 1 page

"Now! Straight-leg jeans are in…"

Featuring

Feature
Beauty on a Budget
Genre
Fashion; romance

Credits

Writing
Elizabeth Safian, scripter [signed]
Art
Elizabeth Safian, line art [signed]
Text
Elizabeth Safian , letterer [signed]
Editing
Joe Orlando, original Managing Editor
 
Tony Isabella, original Story Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Love (DC, 1963 series) #122 (November 1976)
Untitled
Show/hide 10. Don't Stop Loving Me! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Art Peddy, penciller [as Arthur Peddy]
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Phyllis Reed, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Girls' Romances (DC, 1950 series) #128 (October 1967)
Don't Stop Loving Me!

Synopsis

Evie tries to change her ways when Bruce takes advantage of her, but she learns that pride isn't always a good thing.

Show/hide 11. Untitled (Do's and Don't's of Dating) Comic story, 1 page

"Gee Doug"

Featuring

Feature
Do's and Don't's of Dating

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Page Peterson]
Art
Steve Englehart, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Dorothy Woolfolk, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Romance (DC, 1963 series) #174 (September 1971)
Untitled
Also printed
Australia
Heart to Heart Romance Library (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #165 ([June 1972?])
Do's & Dont's of Dating
Show/hide 12. Play with Fire! Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
R-202

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Jay Scott Pike, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Robert Kanigher, original Editor
 
Allan Asherman, original Editoral Assistant

Reprint history

First print
United States
Girls' Love Stories (DC, 1949 series) #178 (July-August 1973)
Play with Fire

Synopsis

Danny Fields, athlete, "only goes out with swingers".

Show/hide 13. Untitled (Castle Stamps Pty. Ltd) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Castle Stamps Pty. Ltd
Show/hide 14. Every Kiss… Every Thrill… from Real Life Comic story, 1 page

Reprint history

First print
Every Kiss… Every Thrill… [Murray Publishers] (1979?-1980?)

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Entry created

  • 25/04/2016

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  • 25/04/2016

Last updated

  • 13/06/2022