Young Love #107

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
December 1973-January 1974
Page count
100
Cover price
0.50 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
DC [block]
 
DC [block]
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/96376

Credits

Editing
E. Nelson Bridwell, editor
 
Allan Asherman, Associate Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
N-766

Credits

Art
Nick Cardy, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 1. Contents Table of contents, 1 page

Featuring

Code
J-796

Credits

Art
Elizabeth Safian, line art
 
Elizabeth Safian ), penciller [signed as Elizabeth]
Colours
Elizabeth Safian , colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 2. Buy Love -- Buy Heartbreak Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
R-188

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Rosenberger , penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Connie finally falls in love with a man who loves her for herself and not for what she can do for him.

Show/hide 3. Heartbreak -- Take Me! (Amy Ames) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Amy Ames
Genre
Romance
Code
N-765
Characters
Amy Ames

Credits

Writing
Robert Kanigher, scripter
Art
Gene Colan, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer (splash page only?)
Editing
Jack Miller, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Secret Hearts (DC, 1949 series) #107 (October 1965)
Heartbreak--Take Me
Also printed
Australia
Magic Moment Romances (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #54 ([April 1966])
Heartbreak--Take Me
 
Australia
Love Song Romances (Murray, 1978 series) #88 ([October 1979?])
Heartbreak -- Take Me!

Synopsis

Advice columnist Amy Ames warns a reader against falling in love at first sight but then it happens to her.

Notes

some re-inking to update hairstyles and other details

Show/hide 4. Not Good Enough for Me! Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
N-768

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ric Estrada, penciller
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Girls' Love Stories (DC, 1949 series) #137 (August 1968)
Not Good Enough for Me!
Also printed
Australia
Love Song Romances (Murray, 1978 series) #86 ([April 1979?])
Not Good Enough for Me!

Synopsis

Debbie's parents constantly complain about her boyfriend Tony until she reminds them of the early days of their own relationship.

Show/hide 5. Turnabout to Love Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
J-770

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Teenage (Semic, 1977 series) #4/1977 (uke 50 1977)

Synopsis

Sue gets a makeover from her friend Jackie, which finally makes Brian notice her, but can she give up her dreams of college when Brian doesn't want her to leave him?

Show/hide 6. I Wanted Too Much! Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
D-266

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Rosenberger, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Miller, original editor

Reprint history

Original
Secret Hearts (DC, 1949 series) #108 (December 1965)

Synopsis

Monica takes her mother's advice, determined to marry a rich man so she won't have to struggle, but her plans don't work out as she expected.

Notes

some re-inking to update hairstyles and other details

Show/hide 7. The Great "Kissing Dancers" Contest Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Code
N-767

Credits

Writing
Allan Asherman, scripter
Art
John Rosenberger , penciller (illustration)
 
Vince Colletta, inker (illustration)
Colours
, colourist (illustration)
Text
, typeset

Synopsis

winners of the contest to write dialogue for the cover of Love Stories (DC, 1972 series) #151

Show/hide 8. Hand-Me-Down Love! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
D-563

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
 
Mike Sekowsky , penciller [as Tony Abruzzo]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Phyllis Reed, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Secret Hearts (DC, 1949 series) #71 (May 1961)
Hand-Me-Down Love!
Also printed
Australia
Heart to Heart Romance Library (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #40 ([September 1961?])
Hand-Me-Down Love!
 
United States
Heart Throbs (DC, 1957 series) #110 (October-November 1967)
Hand-Me-Down Love!  (hairstyles updated)
 
Australia
Magic Moment Romances (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #66 ([April 1968?])
Hand-Me-Down Love
Printed in
Teenage (Semic, 1977 series) #4/1977 (uke 50 1977)

Synopsis

Rob has been in love with Maggi for years but whan his brother Brion takes an interest in her, Rob doesn't stand up for himself and almost loses her.

Notes

some re-inking to update hairstyles and other details

Show/hide 9. My Kind of Man Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
D-800

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Rosenberger, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Girls' Love Stories (DC, 1949 series) #132 (January 1968)
A License to Love!  (retitled and updated)
Also printed
Australia
Magic Moment Romances (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #67 ([June 1968?])
A License to Love
 
Australia
Falling in Love Romances (Murray, 1978 series) #98 ([1979?])
My Kind of Man
Printed in
Falling in Love Romances (K. G. Murray, 1958 series) #98 ([1979] ?)
 
Teenage (Semic, 1977 series) #5/1978 (uke 36 1978)

Synopsis

Both Michael and Debra's parents disapprove of their childrens' relationship until Debra brings them together to face the problem.

Notes

Original title: "A License to Love!" Some re-inking to update hairstyles and other details.

Show/hide 10. Untitled (Paul -- the Other Side!) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Paul -- the Other Side!
Code
R-313

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Paul]
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

advice column

Show/hide 11. I Love You, Doctor! Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
D-466

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Werner Roth, penciller
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jack Miller, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Falling in Love (DC, 1955 series) #74 (April 1965)
Hands Off Love  (retitled)
Also printed
Australia
Love Song Romances (Murray, 1978 series) #87 ([July 1979?])
I Love You, Doctor

Synopsis

Leslie agrees to help her cousin Doreen find out how Bruce feels about Doreen, but then Leslie finds herself falling in love with Bruce.

Notes

Original title: "Hands Off Love." Some re-inking to update hairstyles and other details.

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Like It Really Is) Comic story, 1 page

"Of course I have no make-up on, Mother..."

Featuring

Feature
Like It Really Is
Genre
Romance
Code
B-845

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Sally prefers the "all-natural" look -- or does she?

Show/hide 13. My Mother -- My Rival! Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
N-762

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Win Mortimer, penciller [as John Rosenberger]
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Joe Orlando, original editor

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Young Romance (DC, 1963 series) #157 (December 1968-January 1969)
My Mother...My Rival
Also printed
Australia
Magic Moment Romances (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #78 ([April 1970])
My Mother--My Rival
Printed in
Australia
Falling in Love Romances (Murray, 1978 series) #99 ([May 1979?])
My Mother -- My Rival!

Synopsis

Tina is insecure about all her boyfriends because her mother is always around, dressing too young and trying to be part of Tina's crowd.


Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #100.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 43268

Cover added

Index completed

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