Tag romance comics

Please Forgive Me Sweetheart

Chris and Walt pulled the classic bone head move and forgot it was Valentine’s Day, so they are posting the Valentine’s show a couple of day’s late. At the beginning the discussion is around Romance Comics and how cool a…

Covered 365: Day 157

Young Romance #157, DC Comics, January 1969 – Artist: Nick Cardy. I absolutely love the simplicity and the metaphors in Nancy #157, we’ve all been there before haven’t we fellas, we try so hard to make our gal happy but…

Covered 365: Day 149

Love Stories #149, DC Comics, March/April 1973 – Artist: Not known, though they give Vince Colletta inking credit. You have to look at the cover to Love Stories #149 for a little while before the full scene really starts to…

Covered 365: Day 121

Falling in Love #121, DC Comics, February 1971 – Artist: Tony DeZuniga. I remember back when I was thinking about doing this project, I had some issues already picked way in advance. I wrote a quick list down, Surfer #4,…

Covered 365: Day 120

Heart Throbs #120, DC Comics, June/July 1969 – Artist: Neal Adams. I’m not going to apologize for this being a Romance Comics. The cover to Heart Throbs #120 is as scary as a pre-code horror and of course in many…

Covered 365: Day 99

Falling in Love #99, DC Comics, May 1968 – Artist: Ric Estrada. This cover is amazing, I’ve been looking for a high grade one for years and have never been able to track one down. Please note this is not…

Covered 365: Day 81

Teen Age Love #82 – Charlton Comics, February 1972 – Artist: Torre Riposo. I can honestly say Day 81 is the 1st day that I had difficulty picking a cover. I didn’t want to cheat and pick Ghost Rider because…

Covered 365: Day 45

A great comic book cover matching each day of the year, 1 through 365. Please chime in with your favourite corresponding cover, from any era. Day 45 – Teen Age Romances #45, December 1955, Artist – Matt Baker. I didn’t…

Undervalued Spotlight #432

True To Life Romances #11, Star Publications, May 1952. Happy Valentines Day everybody. This might be my favorite Spotlight of the year as it means I get to scour the deep and rich history of Romance Comics and pick one…

Undervalued Spotlight #381

Hi-School Romance #11, Charlton Comics,  October 1951. Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. This by far is my favorite post of the year. As a rule I try not to pick in advance the Valentine’s post comic, I really enjoy the exercise…

Undervalued Spotlight #365

Girls’ Love Stories #176, DC Comics, February/March 1973 I was so excited about this pick that I couldn’t wait for this post to share it. After the beating I took on my last spotlight though I got a bit gun…

Undervalued Spotlight #330

Falling in Love #121, DC Comics, February 1971 Ahh, my favorite post of the year because I get to say, Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. I hope your day/year/life is filled with love. I honestly spend too much time on this…

Undervalued Spotlight #278

Cinderella Love #29, St. John Publishing, October 1955 Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. I’d like to shine the Valentine’s Day spotlight on a comic that features a Matt Baker cover. Matt Baker is a legend, a giant, truly one of the…

Undervalued Spotlight #190

Young Love #104, DC Comics, June/July 1973. Happy Valentine’s Day, I hope yours is filled with Young Love! There are a lot of undervalued comics in the Romance genre but alas I’m faced with the same dilemma as our cover girl Theresa, I can only pick one.

Undervalued Spotlight #113

For Lovers Only #78, Charlton Comics, April 1975 You can’t press love nor can you assign it a grade, and as much as you’d like to you can’t “Buy it Now” either. If you’re making an offer then it’s simply not…