Magic Moment Romances #117

Published
December 1977
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
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/320507

Credits

Editing
?

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Art
Frank Bolle [as FWB] (signed)
Editing
George Wildman

Reprint history

First print
United States
For Lovers Only (Charlton, 1971 series) #80 (August 1975)
No title recorded

Notes

Bolle's initials are between the man and the woman on the right of the 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. My Only Love! Comic story, 9 pages

"In between snacks, I breathed silent prayers of thanksgiving…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-5798]
Characters
Dennis; Susan; Ginger; Miss Wagner; Edgar; Len

Credits

Script
?
Art
Antonio Colmeiro [as Cole] (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
For Lovers Only (Charlton, 1971 series) #80 (August 1975)
My Only Love!

Synopsis

Susan worries Dennis doesn't love her because she overweight, but he's concerned she's unhappy. He supports her to lose weight and she flirts with other guys. He gets frustrated at being ignored. Susan panics that he doesn't love her and starts over-eating. But Dennis comes back—will Susan believe he really loves her?

Show/hide 3. Another World, Another Love Comic story, 5 pages

"She'd grown up knowing these two faces…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[C-403]
Characters
Tony Tomlinson; Anne Boyer; Bill Ellis; Caroline Tanner; Jacob Huff

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Vince Alascia
Letters
typeset
Editing
None

Reprint history

First print
United States
Hollywood Romances (Charlton, 1966 series) #49 (November 1969)
Another World, Another Love

Synopsis

Tony Tomlinson is in town looking for people to play minor roles. He offers Caroline a part and draws her into his Hollywood lifestyle. She has decisions to make at the end of the shoot regarding her career and marriage.

Show/hide 4. A Girl Like Mom Comic story, 6 pages

"I met Tim at a party…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-7212]
Characters
Tim Haddam; Sandra; Michele; Julia Haddam; Roy Haddam

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Vince Alascia
Letters
typeset
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Just Married (Charlton, 1958 series) #108 (December 1975)
A Girl Like Mom
Also printed
Australia
Love 1976 (KG Murray, 1976) (1976)
A Girl Like Mom

Synopsis

Sandra meets Tim at a party and he's nothing like the men she normally meets as a model. He invites her for a weekend away with her family and Sandra soon has decisions to make about her life.

Show/hide 5. He's Mine Comic story, 6 pages

"Darling, I still can't believe you chose me…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-6877]
Characters
Melinda Ellison; Kirk Ellison; Natalie; Jason

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas [as Nicholas] (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia [as Alascia] (signed)
Letters
typeset
Editing
George Wildman (original managing editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Just Married (Charlton, 1958 series) #107 (September 1975)
He's Mine
Also printed
Australia
Love 1976 (KG Murray, 1976) (1976)
He's Mine

Synopsis

Melinda is jealous of the many people her husband knows, including old girlfriends. Natalie works break up their relationship.

Show/hide 6. Smart Chick Comic story, 6 pages

"Dear diary, when I was a kid I had dreams of being a movie or television star…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-7606]
Characters
Gabe Hunter; Sandra Tynan; Joe Lockyer

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas [as Nicholas] (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia [as Alascia] (signed)
Letters
typeset
Editing
George Wildman (original managing editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Secret Romance (Charlton, 1968 series) #39 (August 1976)
Smart Chick
Also printed
United States
Secret Romance (Charlton, 1968 series) #47 (December 1979)
Smart Chick

Synopsis

Sandra is in a chorus line in a Las Vegas Casino. She hopes to meet a rich man, but falls for insurance salesman Gabe on holidays. When he leaves, she hears nothing from him. Should she give up on love when rich Joe Lockyer asks her to marry him?

Show/hide 7. The Ferris Wheel Affair Comic story, 6 pages

"Ladies and gentlemen, here is the moment you've been waiting for."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-7064]
Characters
Rock Rivers; Candy Mackson

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas [as Nicholas] (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia [as Alascia] (signed)
Letters
typeset
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Secret Romance (Charlton, 1968 series) #38 (May 1976)
The Ferris Wheel Affair

Synopsis

Candy is determined to win the beauty contest. When she makes finalist, judge Rock Rivers offers her a deal to win.

Show/hide 8. Made for Each Other Comic story, 6 pages

"When I met Eliot Marshall in the supermarket, I wore jeans and a sweater…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-7682]
Characters
Eliot Marshall; Anne Marshall; Clyde; Jenny Hale; Greg Peterson

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas [as Nicholas] (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia [as Alascia] (signed)
Letters
typeset
Editing
George Wildman (original ditor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Just Married (Charlton, 1958 series) #112 (August 1976)
Made for Each Other
Also printed
United States
I Love You (Charlton, 1955 series) #128 (February 1980)
Made for Each Other

Synopsis

Anne loves Eliot, but can't work out how she has fallen in love with such a conservative man. Then she discovers there's a lot more to the man she married.

Show/hide 9. Never Again! Comic story, 8 pages

"From the moment Greg Middleton and I met in college, we knew we were meant to be together."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-7566 ?]
Characters
Greg Middleton; Jill Keating; Diane; Al Morton

Credits

Script
?
Art
Sal Gentile [as SJG] (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Only Love (Charlton, 1975 series) #5 (March 1976)
Never Again!

Synopsis

Greg and Jill have an exciting, active life together and plan to marry. When Greg travels to Washington for a few weeks, Jill gets a shocking letter telling her Greg has fallen in love with someone else and gotten married. For two years, Jill can't get over Greg. Then she meets Al who tells her Greg's letter was a lie.

Notes

This might be a different story of the same name, rather than 'Never Again!' in My Only Love #5.

Show/hide 10. Happy No More Comic story, 7 pages

"When Joel kissed me, I kissed him back…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-6239]
Characters
Liana Burton; Joel Dobbing; Susan; Andrew; Anne-Marie; Neil Burton; Anna Burton

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas [as Nicholas] (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia [as Alascia] (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
I Love You (Charlton, 1955 series) #112 (May 1975)
Happy No More

Synopsis

Liana doesn't think her father will accept Joel as her boyfriend because of his long hair and trendy clothes. Liana's parents want to date Andrew, but Andrew has a better plan—he wants to date Anne-Marie and get Liana's father to accept Joel.

Show/hide 11. The Hero's Role Comic story, 5 pages

"This is the university drama club…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[C-949]
Characters
Bonnie Joyce; Thorn Ludden

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas [as Nicholas] (signed)
Inks
Vince Alascia [as Alascia] (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Sal Gentile (original managing editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Hollywood Romances (Charlton, 1966 series) #52 (April 1970)
The Hero's Role

Synopsis

When playing a role on stage, Thorn is a heart throb. In real life, his confidence deserts him. Bonnie pushes him and when they find themselves in danger scuba diving, Thorn becomes a hero.

Show/hide 12. Stamp Collection from 88 Different Countries (World Wide Stamp Collection) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
World Wide Stamp Collection
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]

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 40236

Entry created

  • 10/05/2019

Cover added

  • 03/06/2019

Index completed

  • 20/06/2019

Last updated

  • 20/06/2019