Magic Moment Romances #106

Published
March 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
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/320496

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Show/hide Cover Love Thy Neighbor Cover, 1 page

"David thought Chuck and Dinah were snubbing them because they were Jewish…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Pencils
A. Martinez ?
Inks
J. Zuniga ?
Colours
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Just Married (Charlton, 1958 series) #100 (May 1974)
Untitled (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. Part VIII: Love Thy Neighbor (David and Eileen) Comic story, 9 pages

"David wanted Eileen to make friends and his Irish bride was only doing what he asked…"

Featuring

Feature
David and Eileen
Genre
Romance
Job code
D-5035
Characters
David Goldman; Eileen; Chuck Merrit; Dinah; Edgar Shay; Tommy

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
A. Martinez ?
Inks
J. Zuniga ?
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Just Married (Charlton, 1958 series) #100 (May 1974)
Part VIII: Love Thy Neighbor

Synopsis

When David and Eileen meet their neighbours Chuck and Dinah, the couple are drawn into a swinging scene.

Show/hide 3. The Boy at the End of a Rope Comic story, 6 pages

"Look, Dad--there's a girl out there."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Vicky Brown; David Carson; Mr. Carson; Mrs. Carson

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United Kingdom
Mirabelle (IPC, 1968? series) 14 April 1973 (14 April 1973)
The Boy at the End of a Rope

Synopsis

The Carsons save Vicky from drowning after she is in a boating accident. Vicky wakes to find herself being pampered in a mansion. But she is sure they haven't contacted her parents and something doesn't feel right.

Show/hide 4. A Place for Crying Comic story, 8 pages

"Once Ted and I discovered love in this place…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
[D-1563]
Characters
Gina; Ted; Helen; Anna; Bill; Lew Dillon

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Editing
Sal Gentile (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Teen-Age Love (Charlton, 1958 series) #79 (November 1971)
A Place for Crying

Synopsis

Gina waits a year for Ted to return from Viet Nam, but he is killed the week he's due to return. Gina can't get over him and mourns for years. Finally, as she helps her father's work colleague study business law, Lew starts to break through her isolation.

Show/hide 5. Just Say Hello Comic story, 1 page

"He's here…that man I keep seeing around town…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
D-2802
Characters
Julia Cass; Jonas Ryan

Credits

Art
Fred Himes [as Ezell] (signed)
Letters
Fred Himes
Editing
George Wildman

Reprint history

First print
United States
I Love You (Charlton, 1955 series) #100 (December 1972)
Just Say Hello

Synopsis

Julia is too shy to introduce herself to an attractive man at the party and decides to leave. He is waiting for her outside and and invites her out.

Show/hide 6. Explosion! Comic story, 6 pages

"Sheila and I used to be best mates until we fell for different stars then war broke out…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Sheila; Sue; Bob Smith

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United Kingdom
Mirabelle (IPC, 1968? series) 15 July 1972 (15 July 1972)
Explosion!

Synopsis

Sheila and Sue fight over which of their heroes is better, David Cassidy and Marc Bolan. When they seem to each meet their heroes, it turns out to be impersonator, Bob Smith. They then fight over Bob.

Show/hide 7. I Do My Thing--No Matter Whom It Hurts! Comic story, 7 pages

"Perhaps my story will help you to avoid the fate which now is mine."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Faye Randall; Lonnie; Marty Lane; Nick Duran

Credits

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Romita
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Love (Marvel, 1969 series) #2 (November 1969)
I Do My Thing .. No Matter Whom It Hurts!

Synopsis

Faye is always doing her own thing, looking for her next best thing and dumping the last one. When she dumps Marty for Nick, she discovers the consequences.

Show/hide 8. Do Your Job (A Lively Complete Romance) Comic story, 6 pages

"It all started because I fell over this goon's feet…"

Featuring

Feature
A Lively Complete Romance
Genre
Romance
Characters
Sue; Jake Merrow; Jan

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Synopsis

Sue meets Jake when she nearly spills coffee on him. He storms out, but she can't forget him. When she meets him again, she messes it up again. Finally a friend tells her Jake has fallen for a girl—and Sue realises she's the girl.

Notes

This story is from a UK source, possibly Mirabelle (IPC, 1956 Series).

Show/hide 9. An Ancient Greek Custom Comic story, 8 pages

"The hurtled down a road built by the Greeks centuries before Christ…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
[D-2597]
Characters
Gerald Corbin; Maria Wayne; Sam Rowan; Mrs Kostoupolis

Credits

Script
?
Art
Oscar Stepancich [as Stepancich] (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Sal Gentile (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Teen Confessions (Charlton, 1959 series) #74 (June 1972)
An Ancient Greek Custom

Synopsis

When her boyfriend's dangerous driving nearly kills a child, Maria dumps him and is stranded in a small Greek village. There, she meets archaeologist Sam and together they uncover the love story of Theokilides.

Notes

The signature on this story is dated, probably 1971.

Show/hide 10. A Car Called Arabella Comic story, 6 pages

"How could he just ditch me like this?"

Featuring

Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals; Romance
Characters
Tom; Joe; Jane

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United Kingdom
Mirabelle (IPC, 1968? series) 23 December 1972 (23 December 1972)
A Car Called Arabella

Synopsis

Tom finds an abandoned Jalopy called Arabella, which falls in love with him and gets rid of any of his girlfriends.

Show/hide 11. Duffy's Girl Comic story, 7 pages

"If Bill Duffy hadn't lived next door to Barbara Anne Caldera, he never would've looked at her because…. Well, Barbara Anne was sort of a drip!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
[D-2028]
Characters
Bill Duffy; Barbara Anne Caldera; Adele Sinclair; Mr. Hague; Leonard

Credits

Script
?
Art
Charles Nicholas
Letters
?
Editing
Sal Gentile (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Teen-Age Love (Charlton, 1958 series) #81 (February 1972)
Duffy's Girl

Synopsis

Worried that neighbour Bill just sees her as a stray needing help, Barbara begins a campaign of self development.

Show/hide 12. 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 13. 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?


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 40226

Entry created

  • 29/12/2009

Cover added

  • 31/05/2019

Index completed

  • 30/05/2019

Last updated

  • 31/05/2019