Love and Romance Library #37 Torrid Love

Published
September 1956
Page count
68
Cover price
1/3 [0-1-3 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Pocket size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Art
, painter
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 1. My Only Way Out Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Lisa Powell; Pat Knowlton; Helen (Lisa's friend); Dick (Lisa's boyfriend); Lisa's Parents; Aunt Bess (Pat's aunt); Wedding Guests

Credits

Writing
Dana Dutch, scripter
Art
Jim Mooney, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Teen-Age Temptations (St. John, 1952 series) #4 (October 1953)
My Only Way Out
Also printed
Australia
Love and Romance Library (Yaffa/Page, 1965? series) #254 ([April 1970?]) —Candid Confessions
My Only Way Out

Synopsis

Lisa lives in a small seaside tourist town and has been going with Dick, a surf fisherman, for two years. She drops him when he cannot make a decision about marriage. Lisa desperately wants to get out of town. She meets Pat, a lonely tavern operator who promises her everything she wants. After a brief courtship, they marry. Lisa learns from friends at the wedding that Pat's tavern is a distinguished landmark in Washington, D.C..

Notes

The original printing of this story was five pages before it was reformatted for this pocket-size edition.

Show/hide 2. Temptation Was My Weakness Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
Dana Dutch, scripter
Art
, inker
 
Matt Baker, line art
 
, inker
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
Archer St. John, original Editor
 
Archer St. John, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Diary Secrets (St. John, 1952 series) #19 (August 1953)
Temptation Was My Weakness

Notes

The original printing of this story was five pages before it was reformatted for this pocket-size edition.

Show/hide 3. Heartless Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
 
, scripter
Art
Ric Estrada, line art
 
Ric Estrada, penciller [signed]
 
Ric Estrada, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
Archer St. John, original Editor
 
Marion McDermott, original Editor
 
Archer St. John, original Editor
 
Marion McDermott, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
True Love Pictorial (St. John, 1952 series) #3 (April 1953)
Heartless!
Also printed
United States
Diary Secrets (St. John, 1952 series) #27 (January 1955)
Heartless!
 
Australia
Wedding Ring Library (Jubilee, 1958? series) #78 ([1959?])
Heartless

Notes

The original printing of this story was seven pages before it was reformatted for this pocket-size edition.

Show/hide 4. Too Young to Wed Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
 
, scripter
Art
Art Peddy, penciller
 
, inker
 
Art Peddy, penciller
 
, inker
Text
, letterer
 
, letterer
Editing
Archer St. John, original Editor
 
Marion McDermott, original Editor
 
Archer St. John, original Editor
 
Marion McDermott, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Teen-Age Temptations (St. John, 1952 series) #3 (August 1953)
Too Young to Wed

Notes

The original printing of this story was seven pages before it was reformatted for this pocket-size edition.

Show/hide 5. Untitled [Love and Romance Library #38] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

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This issue includes help from

  • Anthony Gillies
  • Jim McIntosh

AusReprints ID

  • 60820

Entry created

  • 12/06/2022

Cover added

  • 11/07/2022

Last updated

  • 21/12/2022