Secret Hearts #58

DC Comics

United States

Published
October 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/15272

Credits

Editing
Phyllis Reed, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover A Heart Full of Pride! Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

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

Notes

Art the same as splash page of last story. Pencils previously credited to John Romita and inks tentatively credited to Frank Giacoia.

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

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

art is the same border from previous issues

Show/hide 2. Love Was Like This! Comic story, 9 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Draut, line art
 
Bill Draut , penciller
 
Tony Abruzzo , penciller
Colours
, colourist
Text
Joe Letterese, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Heart Throbs (DC, 1957 series) #100 (February-March 1966)
Love Was Like This!  (updated)
 
Australia
Magic Moment Romances (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #53 ([February 1966?])
Love Was Like This!

Synopsis

The librarian believes that love is sweet, warm, and wonderful; the writer believes that it's hard, cruel, and full of despair. Like they say, opposites attract.

Show/hide 3. His Magic Spell! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

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

Reprint history

Printed in
Young Romance (DC, 1963 series) #139 (December 1965-January 1966)
 
Girls' Love Stories (DC, 1949 series) #161 (August 1971)

Synopsis

Hank just happened to be the first guy Cathy met in her new town. Nothing special, but they found the most interesting places...romantic places. If only she were with the right guy. It's when she meets the "right guy" that she finds the "magic" wasn't in the places, but with the "right guy."

Notes

Roth pencils per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited John Forte.

Show/hide 4. Out of Love's Reach! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mike Sekowsky, penciller
 
Mike Peppe , inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Synopsis

A writer rents a beach house, partly for privacy, partly to get away from the girl he's broken up with. Enter Wilma, who becomes his friend and ends up hearing the details of his breakup. Falling for the writer, Wilma starts to understand the other woman's perspective, and explains it to him. But is she pushing him back into the other woman's arms?

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. A Heart Full of Pride! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
John Romita, line art
 
Tony Abruzzo , penciller (p 1)
 
John Romita , penciller (pp 2-8)
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ira Schnapp, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Young Love (DC, 1963 series) #53 (January-February 1966)
A Heart Full of Pride!  (updated)
 
Australia
Man and Woman (Colour Comics, 1969? series) #1 ([October 1969?])
A Heart Full of Pride!
Printed in
Showcase Presents: Young Love (DC, 2012 series) #1 ([May] 2012)

Synopsis

Mib has had a crush on Jimmy since grade school, but he never pays her attention. Until a friend points out to her that some boys don't like to be chased. It isn't until she stops chasing, that she gets caught.

Notes

Splash page used as cover. Possible Romita pencils per Nick Caputo and previous indexer. Mike Sekowsky previously credited on pencils and Frank Giacoia on inks.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Pat Boone) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Hi all: I can't tell you how pleased I am that the 'Pat Boone book' has been 'born.'"

Featuring

Feature
Pat Boone

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

On inside back cover.

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

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

On back cover.


Notes

Synopses and some other information from Ed Boner. On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 95920

Entry created

  • 20/05/2022

Cover added

  • 20/05/2022

Index completed

  • 20/05/2022

Last updated

  • 02/07/2015