Secret Hearts #81

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
August 1962
Page count
36
Cover price
0.12 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/89494

Credits

Editing
Phyllis Reed, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Prescription for Love! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Romita, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Magic Moment Romances (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #34 ([December 1962?])
Prescription for Love!

Notes

Cover art taken from the splash page of the 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. Childhood Sweetheart Comic story, 8 pages

"I must admit I didn't know too much about the man I was going to marry--except that he was well-to-do -- but, far more important than that, I loved him with all my heart and soul!"

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Werner Roth, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Vic brings Grace to see the family estate where they will live after they are married, but Bonnie, the housekeeper's daughter, reminds Vic that he once promised to marry her.

Show/hide 3. Nothing but Despair! Comic story, 8 pages

"It doesn't take long for a heart to break... only as long as it takes to fall in love with someone who belongs to someone else..."

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Bernard Sachs, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Salesgirl Ellen gives Charles advice about gifts for his girlfriend, but falls in love with him herself.

Show/hide 4. Second to None Comic story, 6 pages

"There was no one alive like my Tommy! He could send those notes clear up to the top of the sky, until even the angels listened! I wanted him more than my heart could bear! But I didn't expect a heartbreak..."

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Tony Abruzzo, penciller
 
John Romita, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Romantic (Arédit-Artima, 1960 series) #60 (octobre 1974)

Synopsis

Insecure Jennifer can't let go of Tommy after their breakup, and eventually she is vindicated when he comes back to her.

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

"I am sixteen and I live with my grandmother..."

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

Synopsis

relationship advice

Show/hide 6. Prescription for Love! Comic story, 8 pages

"I always thought it was a nurse's duty to make her patients feel there was a cure for every human ailment... but I soon found out when a nurse loses her heart to a patient, there is no..."

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Romita, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Gaspar Saladino, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Magic Moment Romances (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #34 ([December 1962?])
Prescription for Love!
Printed in
Romantic (Arédit-Artima, 1960 series) #60 (octobre 1974)

Synopsis

Efficient nurse Nancy unexpectedly falls in love with Rick, her patient, but soon realizes that he doesn't feel the same way.

Notes

Splash page used as cover art for this issue. Romita pencils per previous indexer and Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Werner Roth. Inks previously credited to Bernard Sachs.

Show/hide 7. Be Wise... Be Smart... (Girls' Romances) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Girls' Romances
Genre
Romance

Credits

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

Notes

inside back cover; house ad for Girls' Romances (DC, 1950 series) #86

Show/hide 8. Is It a Date? Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

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

Notes

back cover; house ad for the line of DC romance titles: Girls' Romances, Falling in Love, Secret Hearts, Girls' Love Stories, and Heart Throbs


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 92428

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