Secret Hearts #45

DC Comics

United States

Published
February 1958
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/14232

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover No Answer to Love! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

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

Notes

cover art taken from splash page of last story in this issue

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

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

inside front cover

Show/hide 2. Heart Full of Love! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Forte, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Super DC Giant (DC, 1970 series) #S-17 (September-October 1970)
Heart Full of Love!
From GCD
in Super DC Giant (DC, 1970 series) #S-17

Synopsis

Midge gets wrapped up in fantasies about a romance with Jay but never does anything to make it happen, and nearly loses her chance with him.

Show/hide 3. Tears for a Dream! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Werner Roth, line art
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Young Romance (DC, 1963 series) #162 (October-November 1969)
Tears for a Dream
Printed in
Young Romance (DC, 1963 series) #203 (January-February 1975)

Synopsis

Sylvia and Lee spot a house in the country and declare it their dream house, but can they afford it?

Notes

Possible Roth inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Murphy Anderson.

Show/hide 4. Summer Heart Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Romita, penciller
 
Bill Draut, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Reprint history

From GCD
in Truer than True Romance: Classic Love Comics Retold (Watson-Guptill Publishers, 2001 series) #nn [page 1 only, then also as "Too Dumb for Love" with rewritten dialog and captions but the original art].
Printed in
Truer Than True Romance: Classic Love Comics Retold (Watson-Guptill Publications, 2001 series) #[nn] ([June] 2001)

Synopsis

Nan falls in love with a stranger who visits the post office where she works every day, waiting for a letter.

Notes

Romita pencils per Nick Caputo. Allen Ross previously credited Bill Draut. Inks and reprint information added by Allen Ross.

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]
Art
, penciller (logo illustration)
 
, inker (logo illustration)
Colours
, colourist (logo illustration)
Text
, typeset

Notes

Advice Column

Show/hide 6. No Answer to Love Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Tony Abruzzo, penciller (p 1)
 
John Forte, penciller (pp 2-8)
 
Bernard Sachs , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Artie Simek, letterer

Synopsis

Lela loves Arnie but she is afraid to tell him how she feels and afraid that he doesn't feel the same way about her.

Notes

splash art also used for cover

Show/hide 7. Love is Here... There... and Everywhere (Girls' Love Stories; Girls' Romances) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Girls' Love Stories; Girls' Romances
Genre
Romance

Credits

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

Notes

inside back cover; house ad for Girls' Love Stories (DC, 1949 series) #52 and Girls' Romances (DC, 1950 series) #50

Show/hide 8. National Romance Group - a Sure Sign of Love! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Notes

back cover; house ad for comics with the National Romance Group brand


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 44085

Entry created

  • 20/05/2022

Cover added

  • 08/03/2010

Index completed

  • 20/05/2022

Last updated

  • 20/05/2022