Girls' Romances #85

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 1962
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/17016

Credits

Editing
Phyllis Reed

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Rebel Heart! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Art
John Romita
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

Cover art also used for splash page of last story. We previously suggested either Bernard Sachs or Joe Giella for inks.

Show/hide 1. Contents Table of contents, 1 page

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

inside front cover

Show/hide 2. True, True Love Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Pencils
Tony Abruzzo
Inks
Bernard Sachs

Synopsis

Mary Ann falls for Tom, her new co-worker, even though she soon learns that he is already engaged.

Show/hide 3. A Message from Yesterday Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Pencils
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks
Mike Peppe

Synopsis

Steve finds himself trying to protect Sophia, his brother's widow, from the scorn of his mother and his brother's former girlfriend. In the process, he falls in love with Sophia himself.

Show/hide 4. Not for These Arms Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Pencils
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks
Bill Draut

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Magic Moment Romances (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #83 ([February 1971])
Not for These Arms

Synopsis

Paul meets a despondent Elaine and tries to cheer her up, falling in love with her in the process. He later learns that she recently broke her engagement and realizes that she is only on the rebound and doesn't love him in return.

Notes

Different from story in #88

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Julia Roberts, Romance Counselor) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Julia Roberts, Romance Counselor

Credits

Script
? [as Julia Roberts]
Letters
typeset

Notes

advice column

Show/hide 6. Rebel Heart! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Pencils
John Romita (p 1)
Werner Roth (pp 2-8)
Inks
John Romita

Synopsis

Jane falls in love with Jimmy, one of her uncle's employees, but Jimmy thinks that the class differences between them will tear them apart.

Notes

Splash art also used for cover. Pencils previously credited to John Romita.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Heart Throbs) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Heart Throbs
Genre
Romance

Credits

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

inside back cover; house ad for Heart Throbs (DC, 1957 series) #78

Show/hide 8. Is It a Date? Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Pencils
John Romita (illustrations)
Inks
John Romita ? (illustrations
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

back cover; house ad for the DC line of romance comics


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

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