Love Song Romances #90

Published
August 1980
Page count
68
Cover price
0.60 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size (180mm x 275mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Murray Romance Library
 
Murray Romance Library

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

"I did love Ross--but! There was no excitement with him, no thrill…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colours
?
Letters
?

Notes

This cover is created from the splash page of 'Look before You Love' with minor additions.

Show/hide 1. 100 Stamps Free (Oxford Stamp Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Oxford Stamp Co.
Show/hide 2. Look before You Love Comic story, 5 pages

"Fed up with your romance: Yearning for greener pastures?"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
[D-942]
Characters
Janet; Ross; Kent Agnew

Credits

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
?
Editing
Dorothy Woolfolk (original editor)
Deborah Anderson (original assistant editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Falling in Love (DC, 1955 series) #137 (October 1972)
Look Before You Love

Synopsis

Janet is bored by her faithful boyfriend Ross so she has a summer romance with Kent while on vacation. She returns home to find that Ross has done the same thing, but they realise that they really love each other after all.

Show/hide 3. I Love You I Hate You! Comic story, 8 pages

"The nerve of the boy - telling me I was in love with him!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
D-797
Characters
Tina; Gordon Brennan; Teddy Brennan

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita ?
? (updates)
Letters
?
Editing
Larry Nadle (original editor)
Dorothy Woolfolk (US reprint editor)
Ethan C. Mordden (US reprint assistant editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Falling in Love (DC, 1955 series) #133 (June 1972)
I Love You, I Hate You!

Synopsis

When Gordon is rude and ignores Tina, she learns to love his brother Teddy. As the years go by, only Gordon understands who Tina really loves.

Notes

This story was first published in Young Romance (DC, 1963 series) #125 (August-September 1963). This version has some re-inking to update hairstyles and other details.

Show/hide 4. Pajama Party: The Night I Wish Never Happened Text story, 4 pages

"I'll never forget the night I decided to give a pajama party."

Featuring

Genre
Drama
Job code
JS-141
Characters
Unnamed girl; Barbara; Carol; Betty; Joan

Credits

Author
?
Art
Win Mortimer (illustration)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Joe Simon (original editor)
Allan Asherman (original associate editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Romance (DC, 1963 series) #200 (July-August 1974)
Pajama Party

Synopsis

The girls get drunk and a pajama party gets out of control.

Notes

This sequence is an illustrated poem.

Show/hide 5. Miss Peeping Tom! Comic story, 10 pages

"There, Wendy! My first picture, with the new Brownie I got for my birthday."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
D-1012
Characters
Tina; Wendy; Steve Anderson; Andy; Dick

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
?
Editing
Robert Kanigher (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Romance (DC, 1963 series) #193 (April-May 1973)
Miss Peeping Tom!

Synopsis

Tina's audition for the photography club requires her to take pictures of the school's star athletes, but the handsome quarterback accuses her of spying on him.

Show/hide 6. One Last Favor Text story, 2 pages

"It's over; I know. Don't look so sad, please."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
JS-260

Credits

Author
?
Art
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Joe Simon (original editor)
Allan Asherman (original assistant editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Love (DC, 1963 series) #114 (February-March 1975)
One Last Favor

Synopsis

Their love is over and there is no point holding on to something that isn't there, but she asks that he not forget.

Notes

This sequence is an illustrated poem.

Show/hide 7. Veil of Love Comic story, 18 pages

"Blood, sweat and tears poured out've me in the murderous jungles of Nam…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
R-157
Characters
Lee; Theresa Brand

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher (credited)
Pencils
John Rosenberger (credited)
Inks
Vince Colletta (credited)
Letters
?
Editing
Robert Kanigher (original editor)
Allan Asherman (original editorial assistant)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Love (DC, 1963 series) #104 (June-July 1973)
Veil of Love

Synopsis

War veteran Lee is fascinated by Theresa, a shy girl he meets on vacation, and pursues her despite her distant demeanor. After she saves him from drowning he is sure that she must love him but he learns that she is a nun, and she leaves him forever.

Show/hide 8. Cold Fish! Comic story, 5 pages

"You going to the senior dance Saturday, Leila?"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Leila; Brett

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
?
Editing
Dorothy Woolfolk (original editor)
Deborah Anderson (original assistant editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Love (DC, 1963 series) #100 (October 1972)
Cold Fish!

Synopsis

Leila learns that Brett only went out with her because of a bet, but he convinces her that he started to like her for herself after they spent time together.

Show/hide 9. Untitled (How We Met) Comic story, 1 page

"I spent my summer vacation working at the cash register of Bradley's…"

Featuring

Feature
How We Met
Genre
Romance
Job code
JS-300
Characters
Unnamed girl; Alexander M Swanson

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel ?
Inks
?
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Simon (original editor)
Allan Asherman (original assistant editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Love (DC, 1963 series) #116 (June-July 1975)
No title recorded

Synopsis

When she asks at the cash register for his phone number to put on the cheque, he asks for her phone number too.

Show/hide 10. Enemies in Love! Comic story, 4 pages

"The rain was so heavy--the stranger and I were on a crash course in more ways than one!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
F-120
Characters
Linda; Dan Casey

Credits

Script
?
Art
Art Saaf
Letters
?
Editing
Robert Kanigher (original editor)
Allan Asherman (original editorial assistant)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Falling in Love (DC, 1955 series) #141 (June-July 1973)
Enemies in Love

Synopsis

Linda meets the quarterback from her school's rival football team and has to pretend she isn't interested.

Show/hide 11. Untitled (Beauty on a Budget) Comic story, 1 page

"Streee-e--tch that dollar!!"

Featuring

Feature
Beauty on a Budget
Genre
Fashion
Job code
[G-940]

Credits

Script
Liz Berube ?
Art
Liz Berube [as Elizabeth] (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Simon (original editor)
Allan Asherman (original assistant editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Love (DC, 1963 series) #110 (June-July 1974)
"Streee-e--tch that dollar!!"

Notes

This feature provides low-cost eye makeup advice.

Show/hide 12. Poor Paul! Comic story, 4 pages

"There wasn't a man in the world who was as romantic as Paul…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
D-1063
Characters
Paul; Gwen

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Vince Colletta
Letters
?
Editing
Dorothy Woolfolk (original editor)
Deborah Anderson (original assistant editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Love (DC, 1963 series) #100 (October 1972)
Poor Paul!

Synopsis

Gwen is annoyed because her boyfriend Paul is always borrowing money from her.

Show/hide 13. If You're Aries Text article, 1 page

"…you like music and dancing and jewelry and fine fashions."

Featuring

Job code
G-541

Credits

Author
?
Art
Liz Berube [as Elizabeth] (signed)
Letters
Liz Berube ?
Editing
Dick Giordano (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Secret Hearts (DC, 1949 series) #143 (April 1970)
Aries

Notes

This feature is a horoscope relevant to the original US issue's publication date.

Show/hide 14. Your Free Coins and Bank Notes Have Arrived! (Seven Seas Coins) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Seven Seas Coins
Show/hide 15. Free! A New and Colourful Stamp Collection from 77 Different Countries! (World Wide Stamps) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
World Wide Stamps
Show/hide 16. New! Latest Issues! Most Beautiful World Stamps! (Seven Seas Stamps) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Seven Seas Stamps

Notes

This and all subsequent issues of this title were classified as unrestricted in Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney), Friday 19 September 1980 (#136).

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  • 40114

Entry created

  • 23/05/2010

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  • 25/05/2019

Last updated

  • 25/05/2019