All Love Romantic Stories #9

Published
May 1974
Page count
68
Cover price
0.30 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 One-Sided Affair Cover, 1 page

"A few moments ago, I was in Chad's arms… he's forgotten me already!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Art
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colours
?
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman

Reprint history

First print
United States
For Lovers Only (Charlton, 1971 series) #68 (December 1972)
One-Sided Affair

Notes

The cover is based on an image from the story 'A One-Sided Affair'.

Show/hide 1. 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 2. A One-Sided Affair Comic story, 8 pages

"And the awful part is that Terry isn't interested in any of them…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
D-3126
Characters
Terry; Chad; Eve; Bill; Mr. Wilson

Credits

Script
?
Art
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
For Lovers Only (Charlton, 1971 series) #68 (December 1972)
A One-Sided Affair

Synopsis

Chad might be Terry's current man, but she's not really interested. Eve can't forget him. So she changes jobs, learns about his architecture profession and gets his attention. When the time comes, Chad is ready to make his own decision about Terry and Eve.

Notes

The signature on this story is dated "2-72".

Show/hide 3. I'll Play It Karen's Way Comic story, 6 pages

"There goes Karen with her latest boy."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Shona; Karen; Kenny Hughes; Meg Williams

Credits

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

Reprint history

Original
Valentine (IPC, 1957 series) #?

Synopsis

Karen is always with some new boy, but Shona can't be so casual. When Kenny asks her out, she decides to do it like Karen. Kenny is wants to join a new band and Shona knows he will leave town when that happens. At the inevitable goodbye Shona keeps her cool, but is devastated. Then she hears Kenny's band is in an horrific car accident. She rushes to him, but he isn't in the hospital. Kenny also couldn't leave Karen and was on his way back to her when the accident happened.

Notes

This story is reprinted from a UK source.

Show/hide 4. Now He Loves Me Comic story, 9 pages

"When I came to work for Apperson & Reed, Rafe Conklin had been really sweet to me…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
D-2964
Characters
Anne; Rafe Conklin; Joel Barr; Marge; Mr Loomis; Mr. Atkins; Mrs. Betterton

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Just Married (Charlton, 1958 series) #93 (March 1973)
Now He Loves Me
Also printed
Australia
Romantic Dreams Library (KG Murray, 1973 series) #27 ([1975?])
Now He Loves Me

Synopsis

Rafe Conklin is disappointed when Anne announces she is marrying Joel Barr. By the time Anne returns from her honeymoon, Rafe has transferred to another branch of their company. Anne is relieved and stays in her job, despite intending to resign. When Rafe returns on a work trip, it is clear that something is wrong for Anne. Where is Joel?

Show/hide 5. Castle in Spain Comic story, 6 pages

"Here, have a giggle, Laura--just look at this corny old scene!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Laura; Gerry; Steve; Wendy

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United Kingdom
Valentine (IPC, 1968 series) 11 March 1972 (11 March 1972)
Castle in Spain

Synopsis

Laura and Gerry get married on an impulse and escape to Spain to start a water ski school and live in their own castle in Spain. But soon, the fantasy becomes reality and they are struggling as a kitchen hand and waitress. Is Laura's lost wedding ring a symbol of their lost dreams and love?

Show/hide 6. The Honest Liar: A True-Life Show-Biz Romance Comic story, 6 pages

"You don't like him? But, Jan, he's a knockout."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Jan; Annie; Jake

Credits

Script
?
Art
Enrique Badía Romero ?
Jorge Badía Romero ?
Letters
?
Editing
? (original editor)

Reprint history

Original
Valentine (IPC, 1957 series) #?

Synopsis

Annie calls hot star Jake a fake. He hears and falls for her refreshing honesty. He knows he's a fake, selling his soul for fame. The pair begin to fall in love and Jake invites Annie to his show. There, she sees the truth. He is sincere in the moment, especially on stage. She knows he will be just as sincere with the next girl in the next town. She gives the stage door keeper a goodbye note for Jake.

Notes

This story is from a UK source.

Show/hide 7. When He Comes Along Comic story, 8 pages

"You're really turned off by men, aren't you?"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-3075]
Characters
Elena Hall; Mark Bowden; Andy; Wyatt Prescott; Dennis Prescott; Marie Prescott

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
For Lovers Only (Charlton, 1971 series) #68 (December 1972)
When He Comes Along

Synopsis

Elena doesn't care about any man she has met. Then she meets her neighbour's brother Wyatt, newly returned from overseas.

Show/hide 8. Some People Have Got No Idea! Comic story, 6 pages

"Here you are, miss. The latest thing in mini-skirts."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Brenda; Andy

Credits

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

Reprint history

Original
Valentine (IPC, 1957 series) #?

Synopsis

Brenda meets Andy when he is running the boutique clothes shop and decides he doesn't know what he's doing. He invites Brenda to do better. She ends up with a new outfit, a new job and a new boyfriend all in one day.

Notes

This story is from a UK source.

Show/hide 9. For the Love of Mike Comic story, 9 pages

"I know it sounds kooky, but I like to fish…and that's how I met Mike."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-3517]
Characters
Terry; Mike Brown; Lilly; Mike's mother; unnamed sister

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
A. Martinez (signed)
Inks
Jean Elier (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
George Wildman (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Just Married (Charlton, 1958 series) #92 (February 1973)
For the Love of Mike
Also printed
Australia
Young Love (KG Murray, 1975 series) #24 ([August 1976?])
For the Love of Mike

Synopsis

Terry and Mike quickly fall for each other. Mike is sole support for his mother and two sisters. The couple must live with his family after the wedding, until he gets a promotion and raise. It is hard for Terry and she begins to secretly and obsessively do multiple entries for a competition to win a house. When a telegram arrives, it for Mike and he has a promotion. Then Terry gets a telegram too.

Notes

The signature on this story is dated '72'.

Show/hide 10. The Night the Stars Fell Down Comic story, 6 pages

"A firework display brought such happiness and heartbreak for Jan…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Jan; Matt; Hagen

Credits

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

Reprint history

Original
Valentine (IPC, 1957 series) #?

Synopsis

While trying to get a good view of fireworks from the beach, Jan gets stranded by the rising tide. She's saved by a passing navy sailor in a dinghy and experiences a magic romance for a night. Matt is due to leave for the Far East the next day andy they both agree it is silly to expect each other to wait. They say goodbye, but soon regret it and search for each other before it is too late.

Show/hide 11. 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 12. 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

  • 41639

Entry created

  • 25/04/2019

Cover added

  • 25/04/2019

Index completed

  • 25/04/2019

Last updated

  • 26/04/2019