Planet Series 1 v1#6

Published
February 1978
Page count
100
Cover price
0.75 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 Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Art
Gustave Pujalte
Editing
George R. Wildman (original managing editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
My Only Love (Charlton, 1975 series) #3 (November 1975)
Untitled
Adapted
Love [Magic Moments; Man & Woman; Young Love] (1979?)
 
Love Is… Magic Moments. Man & Woman. Young Love. Comics. (1979?)
 
Real Life Romance Comics for Girls in Love (1984)
Show/hide 1. 111 Stamps for 10c (Seven Seas Stamps) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Seven Seas Stamps
Show/hide 2. A Strange Good-Bye Comic story, 9 pages

"I'd seen many kids mess up their lives…falling madly in love in high school…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Didi; Wade Holman; Carol Marulli

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
Love and Romance (Charlton, 1971 series) #20 (January 1975)
A Strange Good-Bye

Synopsis

Didi and Wade meet on summer holidays. They are determined to be sensible and not let romance destroy the opportunity for a good career. But three years later, Didi can't forget Wade.

Show/hide 3. Refuge Comic story, 7 pages

"I just didn't fit in the world around me…as a teen-ager, I was miserable…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-6702]
Characters
Susan Hoyt; Edmond Berry; Daniel Ettley

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
Love and Romance (Charlton, 1971 series) #24 (September 1975)
Refuge

Synopsis

Susan constantly feels out of place until she visits her grandfather in a fishing village and meets Ed.

Show/hide 4. Once Kissed Comic story, 7 pages

"I met the co-pilot of an Australian 707 in Bangkok where the Pan-Am jet on which I was stewardess was held over for two days."

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-3994]
Characters
Brett Cullenden; Miriam Adams; Stan

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
For Lovers Only (Charlton, 1971 series) #74 (December 1973)
Once Kissed

Synopsis

Australian Pilot Brett and US stewardess Miriam try to make their relationship work despite routes that prevent them seeing each other. When Brett's letters mysteriously stop, Miriam hears that he has taken extended leave from job he loves. She tries to forget him, but needs know what's happened and starts a journey that takes her to the Australian outback.

Show/hide 5. Second Look Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[A-3866]
Characters
Letitia Harrison; Sam Jarvis; Buddy Hersey

Credits

Script
Joe Gill ?
Art
Sal Gentile [as SG] (signed)
Letters
typeset
Editing
? (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Hollywood Romances (Charlton, 1966 series) #48 (November 1968)
Second Look

Synopsis

When movie mogul Sam Jarvis relocates to Europe, his secretary Letitia Harrison is reassigned to Buddy Hersey. It is a shock for Letitia, who has to learn to work instead of just looking glamorous.

Show/hide 6. Mom-in-Law Problem Comic story, 7 pages

"Troy and I were crazy about each other… we wanted to marry years ago, but cooler heads prevailed and we waited until Troy graduated college and began working…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[A-4002]
Characters
Troy Bennet; Elly Bennet; Mrs Bennet

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Vince Colletta ?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Pat Masulli (original editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Brides in Love (Charlton, 1956 series) #45 (February 1965)
Mom-In-Law Problem

Synopsis

Newly married Elly discovers her husband Troy will respond to everything his mother wants.

Show/hide 7. The Thrill Seekers Comic story, 7 pages

"I'd always been pretty wild…then, I met Mark Eldon and discovered a kindred spirit…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-7402]
Characters
Teresa Hoyt; Mark Eldon; Dr. David Quinn

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
Secrets of Young Brides (Charlton, 1975 series) #6 (June 1976)
The Thrill Seekers

Synopsis

Mark is seriously hurt when he crashes his car. Passenger Teresa feels guilty that she was urging him to drive faster. She slaves over Mark as he recovers and Mark tries to force her to marry him. With the help of Dr David Quinn, she overcomes her unhealthy guilt and resists Mark's abuse.

Show/hide 8. A Fool in Love Comic story, 7 pages

"I was never what you'd call popular…nor was I the prettiest girl in town…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-3903]
Characters
Ray Burton; Pam

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
For Lovers Only (Charlton, 1971 series) #71 (May 1973)
A Fool In Love

Synopsis

Pam's friends laugh and her parents are concerned as she gives Ray money to complete his studies. While Ray has little time for Pam, she sees him laughing with another girl. Has everyone but Pam been right about Ray?

Show/hide 9. Back to Nature Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-6060]
Characters
Nina Blackman; Jeff Lomas

Credits

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

Reprint history

First print
United States
For Lovers Only (Charlton, 1971 series) #83 (February 1976)
Back to Nature

Synopsis

Nina is snowed into a log cabin and unable to get heating oil. Jeff invites her back to his cabin and the fall in love over the weekend.

Notes

The story pages are in the correct order, unlike the original printing which swapped pages 4 and 5.

Show/hide 10. Runaway! Comic story, 7 pages

"It began when Chad and I went to a party…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
D-6465
Characters
Chad; Melissa; Melissa's parents; Phil Gordon; Carmela Bianchi

Credits

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

Reprint history

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

Synopsis

Although Melissa is 20, her overbearing parents forbid her from seeing Chad and take her on a holiday in the Caribbean to separate the couple. Melissa gets a job on the island and stays when here parents return home. She enjoys her independence, but can't forget Chad.

Notes

The story that is likely to be the original printing has a job number listed as "D-6448?" in GCD.

Show/hide 11. Moment of Glory Comic story, 7 pages

"Dinner was delicious, Carla…but your lips are even sweeter!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-6227]
Characters
Carla Blair; Whit Ellis; Mr. Foley; Cynthia

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
Love Diary (Charlton, 1958 series) #95 (October 1975)
Moment of Glory

Synopsis

While Whit studies medicine, he relies on Carla. She loves him and doesn't mind looking after him and lending him money. She refuses to pay attention to the signs that Whit doesn't lover her.

Show/hide 12. Up-Tight Comic story, 7 pages

"We'd always lived quietly at home…mom and dad didn't go out much…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[D-6254]
Characters
Edward; Gina [Regina]; Ron Baldwin

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
Time for Love (Charlton, 1967 series) #41 (April 1975)
Up-Tight

Synopsis

When engaged couple Edward and Regina stop to help Ron, who has run out of petrol, Gina discovers that Edward is a stuffy sourpuss that she does not want to spend her life with.

Show/hide 13. Make-Believe Kisses Comic story, 9 pages

"The setting is a southern California beach…the cast is our U.S.C. drama club…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[B-927]
Characters
Jonathan Blaine; Suzi; Seth; Norman Cline; Pete

Credits

Script
Joe Gill ?
Art
Sal Gentile [as Salvator Gentile] (signed)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Pat Masulli (Executive Editor)
Dick Giordano (Managing Editor)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Hollywood Romances (Charlton, 1966 series) #47 (October 1967)
Make-Believe Kisses

Synopsis

Suzi is offered a part in a movie but soon learns that the producer has other plans for her.

Notes

This is #MeToo plot.

Show/hide 14. My Husband's Old Girlfriend Comic story, 8 pages

"Though it's probably the most wonderful day in a girl's life, I hardly knew what was happening during my wedding…"

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
[A-3929]
Characters
Ellen Corwin; Lou Corwin; Rita

Credits

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Vince Colletta ?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Pat Masulli

Reprint history

First print
United States
Brides in Love (Charlton, 1956 series) #45 (February 1965)
My Husband's Old Girlfriend

Synopsis

Ellen and Lou are blissfully married. Only the presence of Lou's old friend Rita spoils the wedding day for Ellen. A year later, the couple have their first argument when Rita visits.

Show/hide 15. Magic Moments Romances Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"I first read about their affair in Secret Romance Library…"

Details

Printed
1978?
More...
Magic Moments Romances

Notes

This version of the advertisement excludes the main line of text promoting Secret Romance Library (which was no longer being published), despite the reference in the thought bubble.

Show/hide 16. Free Coin Collection Worth 85c (Seven Seas Coins of Dubbo) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Seven Seas Coins of Dubbo

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AusReprints ID

  • 41681

Entry created

  • 10/05/2019

Cover added

  • 23/05/2019

Last updated

  • 23/05/2019