Secret Hearts #56

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
July 1959
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/89491

Credits

Editing
Phyllis Reed, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Two-Sided Heart! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Tony Abruzzo, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Heart Throbs: The Best of DC Romance Comics (Simon and Schuster, 1979 series) #[nn] (1979)

Notes

Cover art also used for splash of last story. Pencils previously credited to Bernard Sachs ?.

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

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

On inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Castle of Dreams Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller [as Sy Barry]
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Young Romance (DC, 1963 series) #177 (December 1971)
Castle of Dreams  (updated)
 
Australia
Falling in Love Romances (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #68 ([December 1971?])
Castle of Dreams
Printed in
Secret Hearts (DC, 1949 series) #108 (December 1965)

Synopsis

At some point, every girl falls in love with Tony Mercer. When Carol falls off her boat, and Tony saves her, she gets her turn. But can Tony ever leave sailing for a relationship?

Notes

Pencils previously credited to Mike Sekowsky ?.

Show/hide 3. One Kiss from Heartbreak! Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Tony Abruzzo , penciller
 
Bill Draut, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Synopsis

At some point, every girl falls in love with Matt Blaine. When Lissa skates over thin ice, and Matt saves her, you'd think she would take a turn. But Lissa has seen too many of her friends hurt by Matt. Unfortunately, Matt is now all Lissa can think about.

Notes

Possible Abruzzo pencils per Nick Caputo. Previous indexers credited Mike Sekowsky and Bill Draut.

Show/hide 4. One Face of Love! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Tony Abruzzo, penciller
 
John Celardo, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Synopsis

Dorothy has been invited to spend a weekend with the sister and twin brother of a dear departed friend. But when she meets the twin, who closely resembles his deceased brother, new feelings start to grow.

Show/hide 5. Untitled (Ann Martin, Counselor at Love) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ann Martin, Counselor at Love

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Ann Martin]
Text
, typeset

Synopsis

relationship advice

Show/hide 6. Two-Sided Heart! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Tony Abruzzo, penciller (page 1)
 
John Romita, penciller (pages 2-8)
 
Bernard Sachs, inker (page 1)
 
John Romita , inker (pages 2-8)
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Heart Throbs (DC, 1957 series) #99 (December 1965-January 1966)

Synopsis

Ellen knows well enough to stay away from love because she's seen how a broken heart has devastated her sister. So she saves her romantic feelings for the star of the movie. Then one day, he's sitting there next to her.

Notes

Splash art also used for cover. Romita pencils per Nick Caputo. Previous indexers credited Mike Sekowsky or Bernard Sachs.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Linda and Larry) Comic story, 1 page

"Coming in, Larry?"

Featuring

Feature
Linda and Larry
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

First print
United States
Girls' Romances (DC, 1950 series) #10 (August-September 1951)
Untitled

Notes

On inside back cover.

Show/hide 8. Love Is the Greatest Mystery of All! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art (illustration)
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

On back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 44075

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