Secret Hearts #53

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 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/14870

Credits

Editing
Phyllis Reed (uncredited)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Dark Tomorrow! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Pencils
Sy Barry
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Notes

Cover art taken from splash page of the last story in this issue. Pencils previously tentatively credited to Mike Sekowsky.

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

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

inside front cover

Show/hide 2. Portrait of an Unknown Girl! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Pencils
John Forte
Inks
John Romita

Synopsis

A girl is curious to know who is painting pictures of her that are on display in the local art store.

Show/hide 3. The Frightened Heart Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Inks
Bill Draut

Synopsis

Clara tries to avoid becoming involved with Boyd because her poor health makes her future uncertain.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love

Credits

Script
? [as Ann Martin]
Art
? (logo illustration)
Colours
? (logo illustration)
Letters
Typeset

Notes

Advice Column

Show/hide 5. Wedding Day! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Pencils
Arthur Peddy
Inks
Bernard Sachs

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Heart to Heart Romance Library (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #17 ([October 1959?])
Wedding Day
 
Australia
Heart to Heart Romance Library (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #17 ([October 1959?])
Wedding Day

Synopsis

On the day of her marriage, Virginia worries that her fiancee Ted might not show up for the ceremony.

Show/hide 6. Dark Tomorrow! Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Pencils
Sy Barry (p 1)
Mike Sekowsky (pp 2-9)
Inks
Bernard Sachs (p 1)
Frank Giacoia (pp 2-9)

Synopsis

Dean is jealous of Maggie's love for Wes, especially because Wes treats her badly, but then he learns the secret reason for Wes's actions.

Notes

splash art also used for cover

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Carol) Comic story, 1 page

"Hello, Carol!"

Featuring

Feature
Carol
Genre
Humor; Romance

Credits

Art
Irwin Hasen ?

Notes

inside back cover

Show/hide 8. A Moment of Love Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

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


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 44076

Cover added

  • 07/03/2010

Index completed

  • 22/08/2019

Last updated

  • 22/08/2019