All Love Romantic Stories #31

Published
March 1979
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

Credits

Editing
?

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover In Search of Love Cover, 1 page

"Nina went to Wonder Mountain Rock Festival in search of love…she found it with Sam, but would it last?"

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Art
Art Cappello ?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter
Editing
Sal Gentile

Reprint history

First print
United States
For Lovers Only (Charlton, 1971 series) #61 (October 1971)
In Search of Love
Show/hide 1. 111 Stamps for 10c (Seven Seas Stamps) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Seven Seas Stamps
Show/hide 2. In Search of Love Comic story, 7 pages

"We planned this carefully, Ellen and I…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-1602]
Characters
Ellen Tarantine; Nina; Sam; Cal Emmons; Jim; Ruth

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Nodel ?
Inks
?
Letters
?
Editing
Sal Gentile

Reprint history

First print
United States
For Lovers Only (Charlton, 1971 series) #61 (October 1971)
In Search of Love

Synopsis

Ellen and Nina sneak away to a Wonder Mountain Rock Festival and spend the weekend avoiding trouble with the help of new friends.

Show/hide 3. The Last Days of Naomi Jones Comic story, 9 pages

"Not long ago, I'd never have kissed Doug Torpy…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-3497]
Characters
Naomi Jones; Doug Torpey; Dr. Clark; John; Dr. Hedrich; Bud Sanders; Delilah Baker; Andros

Credits

Script
?
Art
M. Olivera (signed)
Letters
typeset
Editing
George Wildman (original managing editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Time for Love (Charlton, 1967 series) #33 (April 1973)
The Last Days of Naomi Jones
Also printed
Australia
Twin Hearts (KG Murray, 1974 series) #201 ([November 1975?])
The Last Days of Naomi Jones

Synopsis

When Naomi is in pain and referred to a cancer specialist, she becomes afraid of dying and escapes on a holiday in Greece.

Notes

The signature on this story is dated 1972.

Show/hide 4. Summer of Sadness Comic story, 6 pages

"It was three years ago when Richard Nye came into my life."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-7970]
Characters
Richard Nye; Naomi Morton

Credits

Script
?
Art
Art Cappello
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Just Married (Charlton, 1958 series) #112 (August 1976)
Summer of Sadness
Also printed
United States
I Love You (Charlton, 1955 series) #128 (February 1980)
Summer of Sadness

Synopsis

Naomi meets Richard while he is on holidays. Will it be more than a Summer romance?

Show/hide 5. Just Smile, Smile, Smile! Comic story, 6 pages

"Look at them…what a miserable lot."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Hazel; Jan; Ted; Carol Christie

Credits

Script
?
Art
José Ortiz ?
Letters
?
typeset
Editing
Kathy Walker (original editor)
Andrea Danzig (original assistant editor)

Reprint history

First print
United Kingdom
Valentine (IPC, 1968 series) 16 February 1974 (16 February 1974)
Just Smile, Smile, Smile!

Synopsis

Hazel and Jan are inspired when they read about 'Teenager Special Smile Week'. Unfortunately, her boyfriend Ted's motorbike has been damaged and he thinks Hazel is laughing at a recent misfortune. Later, he believes Hazel is flirting and the pair fight. Ted refuses to take Hazel's phone calls and starts going out with Carol. The two girls find that a smile isn't enough and decide that action to help others is needed as well. Ted finds Hazel in the library helping out and joins them--he misses Hazel's crazy schemes.

Show/hide 6. Kisses from an Empty Heart Comic story, 10 pages

"I've slaved toward this starring role for years…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[C-30]
Characters
Diana Shield; Bibb Harker; Sheila Ames

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Hollywood Romances (Charlton, 1966 series) #49 (November 1969)
Kisses From An Empty Heart

Synopsis

Starlet Diana Shield and established actor Bibb Harker are starring together in a movie. They pretend to be romantically involved in front of Hollywood columnist Sheila Ames, because the publicity would help Diana's career. But both Diana and Bibb have a hard time figuring out where the pretending stops and reality begins.

Show/hide 7. The Other One Is for Me Comic story, 8 pages

"It's happening again…Carla always takes the nicest man!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[C-712]
Characters
Carla; Peggy Walsh; Michael; Mark

Credits

Script
?
Art
Gutemberg Monteiro [as Goott] (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Sal Gentile (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Sweethearts (Charlton, 1954 series) #110 (May 1970)
The Other One is For Me

Synopsis

When Carla and Peggy double date with Michael and Mark, Peggy is infatuated with Carla's date, Mark.

Show/hide 8. Marriage to a Stranger Comic story, 6 pages

"This time next Saturday…and we'll be walking up the aisle, Linda."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Frankie Farrow; Linda Chapman; Mrs Chapman; Aunt Elsie

Credits

Script
?
Art
?
Letters
?
typeset
Editing
Kathy Walker (original editor)
Andrea Danzig (original assistant editor)

Reprint history

First print
United Kingdom
Valentine (IPC, 1968 series) 2 March 1974 (2 March 1974)
Marriage to a Stranger

Synopsis

Linda meets Frankie at the garage her father uses. He sweeps her off her feet and she soon agrees to marry him. While Linda initially ignores the rumours that Frankie is fooling around, she finds out it is true and leaves to stay with her Aunt Elsie. Frankie follows and Linda learns to stop worshipping him as a hero and understand him as a real person. He's been afraid because he can't live up to her worship.

Show/hide 9. A Liberated Woman Comic story, 4 pages

"I've had enough of egotistical men who try to run my life…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-1437]
Characters
Pamela Barr; Alan Higbie; Charlie Gray

Credits

Art
Pete Morisi [as PAM] (signed)
Letters
Pete Morisi
Editing
Sal Gentile (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Time for Love (Charlton, 1967 series) #23 (July 1971)
A Liberated Woman

Synopsis

Pamela's had enough of New York and men. She's heading home, its raining and she has a flat tire. Then old flame, Alan Higbie, arrives.

Show/hide 10. Too Bad about Bucky Comic story, 8 pages

"Bucky and Tina…they've really got it made!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-2271]
Characters
Bucky Ryan; Tina; Dean

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Teen Confessions (Charlton, 1959 series) #73 (April 1972)
Too Bad about Bucky

Synopsis

When school junior, Bucky, crashes his car and damages his knee, he's no longer a sports star and Tina dumps him. Bucky sees Tina for what she is and moves on with his life, focusing on his studies. But Tina doesn't forget Bucky and she learns about herself as she is drawn back to Bucky.

Show/hide 11. Stamps! Stamps! Stamps! Stamps! (Peter Hastings) Advertisement, 1 page

"Look what I've found in Peter Hsting's Lucky Dip Grab Bag!"

Featuring

Feature
Peter Hastings

Credits

Script
?
Art
? (photo)
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 12. Love Is… Magic Moments. Man & Woman. Young Love. Comics. Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Details

Printed
1979?
More...
Love Is… Magic Moments. Man & Woman. Young Love. Comics.

Notes

This advertisement is based on the cover of My Only Love (Charlton, 1975 Series) #3 (November 1975) by Gustave Pujalte.


Notes

This comic was classified as unrestricted in the Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney), Friday 27 April 1979 (#57).

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 41619

Entry created

  • 02/09/2017

Cover added

  • 20/05/2019

Index completed

  • 17/05/2019

Last updated

  • 22/05/2019