Romantic Rendezvous Comic #18

Published
August 1969
Page count
84
Cover price
0.25 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (180mm x 275mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
 
Colour Comics Pty Ltd
GCD
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Show/hide Cover No title recorded Cover, 1 page

"Love stories that could happen to you"

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Painting
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
? (original editor)

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First print
Unknown
Show/hide 1. First Meeting Comic story, 1 page

"Mrs. Graham didn't think we were a bit funny!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance; Humour
Job code
S2927

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
?
Editing
Pat Masulli ? (original executive editor)

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First print
Unknown

Notes

Based on the Job Number, this story is sourced from a Charlton romance comic around May 1958. This story is also printed in Falling in Love Romances (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #3.

Show/hide 2. I'll Be Yours, My Love Comic story, 6 pages

"But I don't see how you can love me if you want to get a job in New York."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Christy; Steve; Sam Stone; Lars Bjorngrid; Jill

Credits

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

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First print
United Kingdom
Valentine (Fleetway, 1960 series) 26 March 1966 (26 March 1966)
I'll Be Yours, My Love  (possibly)
Also printed
United States
Teen Love Stories (Warren, 1967? series) #1 (September 1967)
I'll Be Yours, My Love

Synopsis

Christy loves Steve, but leaves him behind to go to a new job in New York. When she meets Sam, she can't admit they were falling in love.

Show/hide 3. Everybody Knows Comic story, 6 pages

""John Dunn met Mary Scott in a coffee bar…" Oh, no, I can't read any more!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Mary Scott; John Dunn

Credits

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

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First print
United Kingdom
Valentine (Fleetway, 1960 series) 1 August 1964 (1 August 1964)
Everybody Knows

Synopsis

During a game of consequences, Mary finds the secret text too close to the truth about her embarrasing encounters with John. But the consesequences help her overcome her fear of being laughed at.

Show/hide 4. It Hurts to be in Love Comic story, 6 pages

"Madge! Madge, the snowman's melting!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Madge Brown; Bobby; David Forbes

Credits

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

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Original
Valentine (IPC, 1957 Series) #?

Synopsis

Madge loves the snow and it leads to her first date with David Forbes. She's convinced they are in love, but as the snow melts, David loses interest. When everything seems bleak, a new man assures Madge it will snow again.

Show/hide 5. Can You Forgive me? Comic story, 6 pages

"Excuse me, Miss, but did you drop this?"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Mark; unnamed woman

Credits

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

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First print
United Kingdom
Valentine (Fleetway, 1960 series) 15 June 1963 (15 June 1963)
Can You Forgive Me?

Synopsis

When Mark makes an irresponsible romantic gesture of giving her an expensive diamond engagement ring, they fight. She tries to get rid of the ring but it keeps coming back, until she discovers the truth.

Show/hide 6. You're Telling Me Comic story, 6 pages

"You're going through with this, Cleo! Whether you want to or not…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Cleo; Paul; Jim

Credits

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

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First print
United Kingdom
Valentine (Fleetway, 1960 series) 16 March 1963 (16 March 1963) —and Serenade
You're Telling Me

Synopsis

Cleo thinks she wants a man who will make decisions and take charge, unlike her father. But she changes her mind after she gets engaged to Jim.

Show/hide 7. Just for Kicks Comic story, 6 pages

"Party season! Party dresses! Party hints! What's the use if you haven't any parties?"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Eve; Bert; Adrian

Credits

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

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First print
United Kingdom
Valentine (Fleetway, 1960 series) 30 March 1963 (30 March 1963)
Just for Kicks

Synopsis

Eve dreams of one of the wild, posh parties she has read about and uses all her savings to throw one in the swankiest place in town. Only Adrian shows up, but he leaves quickly when the 'top people' aren't there. None of her friends came because they feel out of place, but drippy Bert braves turning up late even though his hired evening suit doesn't fit. Eve has a new appreciation for Bert

Show/hide 8. Go Away Little Girl Comic story, 6 pages

"Please, darling… you've got to move sometime!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Betty Phillips; Peter

Credits

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

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First print
United Kingdom
Valentine (Fleetway, 1960 series) 2 February 1963 (2 February 1963)
Go Away Little Girl

Synopsis

For Betty, the old gas lamp-post outside her bedroom window is a symbol of romance. She had seen many lovers kiss there and Peter proposed to her under it. When a hole is dug for a modern light, Betty fights to keep the old lamp-post. But it seems that not even Peter is on her side. As a last resort, she places a chair over the hole and stages a 'sit in'. When police forceably move her, Peter takes over.

Show/hide 9. Sweet and Tender Romance Comic story, 6 pages

"What is love? Something eternal…as timeless as the hills!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Steve Loman; Wendy Miller

Credits

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

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First print
Unknown

Synopsis

Steve and Wendy are aspiring actors who fall in love. Steve gets his big break and is on his way to stardom. Wendy goes along as an understudy, but Steve is told that Wendy is just smalltime and is holding him back. When Wendy overhears the conversation, she goes home because she doesn't want to hold back Steve's career.

Notes

This story is also reprinted in Love Story Picture Library (IPC, 1952 Series) #850 ([January] 1971).

Show/hide 10. Dreams Do Come True Comic story, 6 pages

"Go away pigeons! You won't get anything from me…not any more!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Peter [Mr. Long]; unnamed woman

Credits

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

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First print
United Kingdom
Valentine (Fleetway, 1960 series) 3 August 1963 (3 August 1963)
Dreams Do Come True

Synopsis

When she meets down-and-out Peter on a park bench, she begins to tell him a story that she is the daughter of wealthy hotel owner, Mr Long. They meet regularly and enjoy each other's company while the story grows. She is embarrassed and it seems like the end when Peter turns out to be Mr Long, but he comes back and still wants to marry her.

Show/hide 11. Is It Possible? Comic story, 2 pages

"It is fetting that on this day they sould stand side by side…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Job code
S-4104

Credits

Script
Joe Gill ?
Art
Jon D'Agostino ?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino
Editing
Pat Masulli (original executive editor)

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First print
United States
Secrets of Love and Marriage (Charlton, 1956 series) #12 (March 1959)
Is It Possible?

Synopsis

Is the married couple already unhappy and estranged?

Show/hide 12. New Love Comic story, 6 pages

"What is love? That's what I've got to find out!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Wendy; John Page; Jerry Warner; Adrian Shea

Credits

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

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First print
United Kingdom
Valentine (Fleetway, 1960 series) 25 April 1964 (25 April 1964)
New Love

Synopsis

She's had many romances go bad and is now in the library trying to find out what love really is -- so she can avoid it. And then the dreamy boy asks for the book she's reading.

Show/hide 13. Something More Important? Comic story, 6 pages

"My fare? Oh…I’m sorry I haven't got it. I'll have to walk."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Jane; Allan Prior; Jane's father

Credits

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

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First print
Unknown

Synopsis

When Jane drops her change, Allan picks it up and jumps on her train to give it back.

Show/hide 14. The Longest Minutes Comic story, 6 pages

"Only three more minutes…then my ordeal will be over!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Jack Mirkett; unnamed woman

Credits

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

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First print
Unknown

Synopsis

She agrees to a date with Jack Mirkett, a man she loathes, to get him to donate to the children's seaside outing.

Notes

Based on the style of crest used for 'The End', his story is from an issue of Marilyn (Amalgamated Press, 1955 series).

Show/hide 15. As You Like It Comic story, 6 pages

"Mmmmmmm… I think it really is time I got married!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Pam; James; Gerald; Alex; Tommy

Credits

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

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First print
Unknown

Synopsis

Pam plans a series of three meals with James, Gerald and Alex to decide which one she will marry. But she can't cook and orders the meals in from the restraurant downstairs. She ends up with the chef, Tommy.

Show/hide 16. No title recorded (Mandy) Comic story, 1 page
Show/hide 17. Slim While You Take Your Bath (Salon O4Y, Mdm. Lee Ann Charles) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Salon O4Y, Mdm. Lee Ann Charles

Notes

The Colour Comics logo on this issue is printed in reverse.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 41293

Entry created

  • 01/01/2010

Cover added

  • 04/05/2019

Index completed

  • 04/05/2019

Last updated

  • 06/05/2019