Young Love #122

DC Comics

United States

Published
November 1976
Page count
52
Cover price
0.50 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/96391

Credits

Editing
Joe Orlando, Managing Editor
 
Tony Isabella, Story Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled [There's No Such Thing As Love!] Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
C-309

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ric Estrada , penciller
 
Jack Sparling , penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer

Notes

The Comic Reader #134 credited Jack Sparling on pencils and Colletta on inks. Nick Caputo is unsure on the Sparling credit but agrees with Colletta inks. Previous indexer credited Dick Giordano on inks.

Show/hide 1. There's No Such Thing As Love Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
G-870
Characters
Davis; Denisse

Credits

Writing
Gerry Conway, scripter
Art
Tony DeZuñiga, line art [as Tony DeZuniga]
 
Ric Estrada, penciller
 
Tony DeZuñiga, penciller [as Tony DeZuniga] (page 1)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Davis is fascinated by Denisse, a cynical girl he meets by chance and keeps encountering, though she insists that love doesn't exist. When he learns more about her background, he understands her attitude and is determined to convince her that he does love her.

Show/hide 2. Green Lantern and the Fruit Pie Scene (Green Lantern; Hostess Fruit Pies) Comics-form advertising, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Green Lantern; Hostess Fruit Pies
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Dr. Live

Credits

Writing
E. Nelson Bridwell , scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Vince Colletta, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ben Oda, letterer

Synopsis

Dr. Live (who wants you to spell his name backwards) shrinks his victims to tiny size but Green Lantern restores them, and the doctor changes his name to Resol.

Notes

An advertisement for Hostess Fruit Pies featuring DC characters and produced by DC staff. Follows page 2 of the previous sequence.

Show/hide 3. The DC Line of Super-Stars Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
various, line art (illustration)
Colours
, colourist (illustration)
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer

Notes

house ad for DC titles Kobra (DC, 1976 series), Teen Titans (DC, 1976 series), Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series), Super Friends (DC, 1976 series), and Welcome Back, Kotter (DC, 1976 series)

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Love Letters [Young Love]) Letters page, 1 page

"Welcome, reader, to the new YOUNG LOVE!"

Featuring

Feature
Love Letters [Young Love]
Code
L-544

Credits

Writing
Tony Isabella , scripter
Art
, line art (illustration)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 5. You Can Edit Young Love! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Credits

Writing
Tony Isabella , scripter
Art
Elizabeth Safian, line art (illustration)
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

survey about the contents of this issue (all artists are identified)

Show/hide 6. Untitled (How We Met) Comic story, 1 page

"Working in the flower shop had always been interesting..."

Featuring

Feature
How We Met
Genre
Romance
Code
J-4614 ?

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Draut, line art
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

A handsome customer decides to give salesgirl Jasmine the flowers he's buying.

Show/hide 7. Your Fall Forecast Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Code
G-1062

Credits

Writing
Christina Schubert, author
Art
Elizabeth Safian, line art [signed]
Colours
Elizabeth Safian , colourist [signed]
Text
Elizabeth Safian , letterer [signed]

Notes

horoscope

Show/hide 8. The Boy of My Dreams Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
J-501

Credits

Writing
Barbara Friedlander, scripter
Art
Ernie Colón, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Janie isn't satisfied with any of the guys she meets because she's waiting for the perfect one, who turns out to be a bit of a surprise to her friends.

Show/hide 9. Gilda Radner (Young Woman of the Month) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Young Woman of the Month
Genre
Biography
Code
J-4394

Credits

Writing
Ellen Spencer, author
Art
Joe Orlando, penciller [signed]
 
Vince Colletta, inker [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Beauty on a Budget) Comic story, 1 page

"Now! Straight-leg jeans are in..."

Featuring

Feature
Beauty on a Budget
Genre
Fashion; romance

Credits

Writing
Elizabeth Safian, scripter [signed]
Art
Elizabeth Safian, line art [signed]
Colours
Elizabeth Safian , colourist [signed]
Text
Elizabeth Safian , letterer [signed]

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Love Song Romances (Murray, 1978 series) #88 ([October 1979?])
Untitled
Show/hide 11. 20 Miles to Heartbreak, Part 1 Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
J-1425 ?
Characters
Melanie Winters; Bill Anderson; Roger Bryan; Juan Perez

Credits

Writing
Barbara Friedlander, scripter
Art
Alex Toth, penciller [signed]
 
Vince Colletta, inker [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
Alex Toth, letterer
Editing
Dick Giordano, original editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Love (DC, 1963 series) #78 (January-February 1970)
20 Miles to Heartbreak, Part 1

Synopsis

Melanie's mother keeps pushing her to meet rich and well-connected boys but none of them hold her interest. But Melanie is hiding a huge secret -- she's in love with her stepfather, and she runs away from home rather than face the problem.

Show/hide 12. Two Heads... One Heart! Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Code
G-394

Credits

Writing
D. J. Arneson, scripter
Art
John Tartaglione, penciller
 
Dick Giordano, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Jill writes a letter to her boyfriend Rob before leaving for college, promising to wait for him.


Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #134.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 51025

Entry created

  • 13/06/2022

Cover added

  • 21/08/2010

Index completed

  • 13/06/2022

Last updated

  • 13/06/2022