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Secret Hearts (1949) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Secret Hearts (1949) 1
    Published Sep 1949 by DC.

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    Photo cover. Make-Believe Sweetheart; Claire discovers that Van really loves her, even though she has inadvertently been deceiving him all along. House ad for Girls' Love Stories (DC, 1949 series) #1. Dream Model; Nan is shocked to see a painting of herself that she never modeled for, which sends her on a quest to find the artist. Jerry 'n' Joan humor page. Blue Love Song, art by Everett Raymond Kinstler. House ad for Jimmy Wakely (DC, 1949 series) #1. Screen Test for Love text story. House ad for Wonder Woman (DC, 1942 series) #37. Design for Romance. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Secret Hearts (1949) 2
    Published Nov 1949 by DC.
    • Cover detached at one staple, heavy spine roll.
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Photo cover. Love Is Not a Dream; Gwen wants to meet the dashing hero of her dreams, but when she does, it turns out that she really prefers the steady guy who already loves her. I'll Never Forget You!; June falls in love with Ray, her boss, but he can't forget Sylvia, his first girlfriend. No Gown for Cinderella; Salesgirl Lucy wants to buy a particular gown from the shop where she works but a customer buys it first. Second Choice. Next Door to My Heart text story. How False My Love. It All Came True illustrated poem. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Secret Hearts (1949) 3
    Published Feb 1950 by DC.

    Photo Cover by Theda and Emerson Hall. Stories by unknown. Art by Carmine Infantino?, Alex Toth, Joe Giella and unknown. Featuring: "Let me be Yours"; "Tomorrow's Tears"; "My Heart was a Deceiver"; and "Romance Rivals"! Plus: 1-page story "Sing Me a Love Song"; Linda Lee in 1-page story "Hello, Linda, this is Walter Briggs!"; 2-page text story "Love from the Past"; and 1-page poem "Memories of You"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Secret Hearts (1949) 4
    Published Apr 1950 by DC.
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    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Photo Cover by Carlyle Blackwell, Jr. Stories by unknown. Art by Alex Toth, Win Mortimer, Joe Giella? and unknown. He was gone, and her heart wept..."You Only Love Once"! Also featuring: "Dreams for Sale"; "Romantic Outcast"; "Afraid To Love"; and "Heartbreak Express"! Plus: Linda Lee in 1-page story "It looks adorable"! Also: 1-page text story "4 Hearts In 3/4 Time"! 48 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Secret Hearts (1949) 5
    Published Jun 1950 by DC.

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  • Issue #6
    Secret Hearts (1949) 6
    Published Aug 1950 by DC.

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    Photo cover. Dreamer's Return. Honeymoon Cottage. Linda Lee story; Linda wonders if the way to a man's heart really is through his stomach. Feuding Hearts. Jo-Anne story; Henry asks Jo-Anne to marry him. I Chose Love. Cindy story; a bear escapes from the zoo. Shadow of a Bride text story. Ring of Silence. Sweethearts' Serenade poem. House ad for Girls' Romances #4. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Secret Hearts (1949) 7
    Published Dec 1950 by DC.

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  • Issue #8
    Secret Hearts (1949) 8
    Published Feb 1951 by DC.

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    Cover by Carmine Infantino & Frank Giacoia. Stories by unknown. Art by Irwin Hasen, Bob Oksner, Carmine Infantino, Mort Drucker, Joe Giella, Frank Giacoia and unknown. Although he was holding her in his arms, she knew he was thinking of Eve...and this was the end! Don't miss..."Our Last Kiss"! Also featuring: "Spring Sweetheart"; Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love in Romance, Inc. story "Condemned Love"; and "Heartbreak Hour"! Plus: Romantic Quotes filler "The Kiss"! And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Secret Hearts (1949) 9
    Published Apr 1951 by DC.

    Cover by Irwin Hasen & Bernard Sachs. Stories by unknown. Art by Irwin Hasen, Mort Drucker, Carmine Infantino, Bernard Sachs and unknown. She was about to marry a man she despised! This was the price she had to pay! Don't miss..."I Lied for Love"! Also featuring: "The Other Woman"; Romance, Inc. story "Her Stubborn Heart"; and "Foolish Romance"! Plus: Romantic Quotes filler! And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Secret Hearts (1949) 10
    Published Jun 1951 by DC.

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  • Issue #11
    Secret Hearts (1949) 11
    Published Aug 1951 by DC.

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    Cover by Carmine Infantino? & Bernard Sachs? Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Whether he was gay-angry-tender-suspicious-romantic -- she loved Paul! He brought her heartache and happiness by showing her..."Five Faces of Love"! Also featuring: "Be My Own"; "My Secret Vow"; and "Meeting at Midnight"! Plus: Romantic Quotes filler "Lovely Lips"! And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Secret Hearts (1949) 12
    Published Oct 1951 by DC.

    Love Is Everywhere!; Nola makes a bet that she can make any random man fall in love with her; But after she snares John, she discovers she has real feelings for him and hopes he won't find out about the bet. Shattered Dreams!; Beth is shocked to see her boyfriend Dan with another girl and wonders if she can pretend that it didn't happen. Helpless Heart!; June finds herself attracted to Chuck, the groundskeeper at the resort owned by her fiancee's family. Romance by Request; Alice's boyfriend Ken believes that she is really in love with her boss, Jerry, and Alice gradually realizes that it's true. False Love illustrated poem on inside back cover by Sir Walter Scott. Ad for Girls' Love Stories #19. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Secret Hearts (1949) 13
    Published Dec 1951 by DC.

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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. "I love you," he whispered as they parted...but her heart told her it was dangerous to be..."The Girl He Left Behind"! Also featuring: "Remember the Day"; "My Husband's Secret"; and "Unlucky in Love"! Plus: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Secret Hearts (1949) 14
    Published Feb 1952 by DC.

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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. She felt safe and happy as Doug's girl...until Linda's shocking note on the mirror warned her that hers was a..."Threatened Love"! Also featuring: "Heart of Glass"; "Fleeting Romance"; and "My Heart is Lonely"! Plus: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Secret Hearts (1949) 15
    Published Apr 1952 by DC.

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  • Issue #16
    Secret Hearts (1949) 16
    Published Jun 1952 by DC.

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. She made her choice...but she'll never forget him! Don't miss..."Unhappy Choice"! Also featuring: "Wedding Wish"; "Love By Mistake"; and "Love Came Too Late"! Plus: Oddities in Romance filler. And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Secret Hearts (1949) 17
    Published Aug 1952 by DC.

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    Stories by unknown. Art by Curt Swan and unknown. As she watched them kiss, she realized it was more than a beauty contest she'd just lost! For in the rivalry between Brenda and her..."Love Was the Prize"! Also featuring: "Too Much in Love"; "Here is My Heart" (pencils by Curt Swan); and "Two Men and a Girl"! Plus: Romantic Quotes filler "Marriage"! And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Secret Hearts (1949) 18
    Published Oct 1952 by DC.
    • Staple rust/migration.

    Stories by unknown. Art by Sid Greene and unknown. She held Danny tight - she didn't want him to go away! There was still time for her darling to change his mind! Read..."Love Must Find a Way"! Also featuring: "Half-Hearted Romance"; "The Wrong Love" (pencils by Sid Greene); and "I Chose Heartbreak"! Plus: Oddities in Romance filler. And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Secret Hearts (1949) 19
    Published Dec 1952 by DC.

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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Estelle was laughing at her -- she had only invited her there because she knew no one would dance with her! Don't miss..."As Love Danced By"! Also featuring: "Ornamental Sweetheart"; "Love is Dangerous"; and "Wait for Tomorrow"! Plus: Oddities in Romance filler. And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Secret Hearts (1949) 20
    Published Feb 1953 by DC.

    Cover inks by Bernard Sachs. Stories by unknown. Art by Mort Drucker, Bernard Sachs and unknown. He must have known -- all along -- that she was coming there! Read..."Winter Romance"! Also featuring: "Tragic Visit"; "Misleading Heart"; and "Love Ruled My Life"! Plus: Oddities in Romance filler; Talk about Flowers! filler; and letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Secret Hearts (1949) 21
    Published Apr 1953 by DC.

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  • Issue #22
    Secret Hearts (1949) 22
    Published Jul 1953 by DC.

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    Cover pencils by Arthur Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs. Uncertain Past, pencils by Gil Kane. A Fool's Heart. Once to Every Girl. Love Turned Away, pencils by Arthur Peddy, inks by Bernard Sachs; Prince the dog offers consolation when Steve turns away. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Secret Hearts (1949) 23
    Published Aug 1953 by DC.

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  • Issue #24
    Secret Hearts (1949) 24
    Published Oct 1953 by DC.

    Cover inks by Bernard Sachs. Stories by unknown. Art by Sid Greene, Ross Andru, Mort Drucker, Bernard Sachs and unknown. Poor Carol - this was her last evening with him! Don't miss..."The Last Dance!" Also featuring: "Love is a Lie!"; "Blind Date!" (art by Sid Greene); and "Love Came Calling!" (pencils by Ross Andru) Plus: Oddities in Romance filler. And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Secret Hearts (1949) 25
    Published Dec 1953 by DC.

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    Stories by unknown. Art by Gil Kane, Sid Greene and unknown. She hates him...but should she at least stay with him until the storm is over? Read..."Stormy Love!" Also featuring: "Loser at Love!" (note: different from story in #37); "Trip to Heartbreak!" (pencils by Gil Kane); and "Will You Leave Me?" Plus: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Secret Hearts (1949) 26
    Published Mar 1954 by DC.
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Last pre-Code issue. Cover by Carmine Infantino? & Joe Giella? Stories by unknown. Art by Bernard Sachs and unknown. If Brad knew what she was doing, he would never forgive her! Don't miss..."The Kiss I Didn't Want"! Also featuring: "Hopeless Journey"; "Impatient Heart" (pencils by Bernard Sachs); and "Bitter Sweetheart"! Plus: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Secret Hearts (1949) 27
    Published Apr 1954 by DC.

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    Stories by unknown. Art by John Forte, John Giunta and unknown. It was Jerry she wanted to be dancing with! Read..."The Sweethearts' Dance"! Also featuring: "Don't Say Goodbye"; "Meet Me This Spring"; and "Can This be Love?" (pencils by John Forte) Plus: Oddities in Romance filler (pencils by John Giunta). And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Secret Hearts (1949) 28
    Published Jun 1954 by DC.

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    Heartbreak Date!; Wynn learns to her surprise that she is no longer in love with the man she met in Japan two years earlier. No Wedding for Me!; Cindy's sister Marsha, unhappy over a broken engagement, tries to help Cindy and her boyfriend Bob, but Bob's pride is hurt by Marsha's expensive gifts. I Learned Too Late! Distant Love. House ad for Girls' Love Stories and Girls' Romances. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Secret Hearts (1949) 29
    Published Aug 1954 by DC.

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    Cover by Mike Sekowsky? & Joe Giella? Stories by unknown. Art by Bernard Sachs and unknown. All her life, happiness eluded her grasp...and nothing she ever cared about lasted! Was this the way it had to be with Randy, too? Don't miss..."Tomorrow Means Heartbreak!" Also featuring: "Sweetheart for a Day!" (art by Bernard Sachs); "To Dan, With Love!"; and "Only the Stars Knew!" Plus: 1-page stories "Lili" and "Shy Serenade"! And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Secret Hearts (1949) 30
    Published Oct 1954 by DC.

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    Stories by unknown. Art by Irv Novick?, Tony Abruzzo, Bernard Sachs, Mike Sekowsky and unknown. She thought she was happy just being friends with Ronnie...but as he gazed into Rita's dark, bewitching eyes, a searing pain in her heart told her otherwise! Don't miss..."Unhappy Triangle"! Also featuring: "Never Mind Tomorrow"; "Unromantic Love"; and "Wavering Heart"! Plus: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Secret Hearts (1949) 31
    Published Dec 1954 by DC.

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  • Issue #32
    Secret Hearts (1949) 32
    Published Mar 1955 by DC.

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. She had driven him out of her life...forever! But she couldn't help it! Find out why in..."Last in Love"! Also featuring: "Unhappy Parting"; "Where is My Love"; and "Delayed Romance"! Plus: Oddities in Romance filler. And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Secret Hearts (1949) 33
    Published May 1955 by DC.

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    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. Her heart spun a web of dreams around Miles Fenton...until suddenly it awoke to bitter heartbreak! Don't miss..."Love Chose Another"! Also featuring: "Wishing Won't Make It So"; "Remember Me Tomorrow"; and "Restless Heart"! Plus: Oddities in Romance filler. And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Secret Hearts (1949) 34
    Published Jul 1956 by DC.

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    Cover by Arthur Peddy & Bernard Sachs. Stories by unknown. Art by Arthur Peddy, Bernard Sachs and unknown. It had to be a nightmare...a terrible dream! He didn't love her...and he never had! Read..."Runaway Heart"! Also featuring: "This Foolish Dream"; "One Magic Moment"; and "Hidden Heartbreak"! Plus: Fashion Designs on You filler "Scarf Switchcraft"! And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Secret Hearts (1949) 35
    Published Sep 1956 by DC.

    Cover by Arthur Peddy & Bernard Sachs. Stories by unknown. Art by Arthur Peddy, Gil Kane, Bernard Sachs, Mike Sekowsky and unknown. The moment their lips met, she lost her heart to Bill! How could she know he would only laugh when she told him..."Love is Forever!" Also featuring: "Heartbreak for Three!"; "Love is a Game!"; and "No Time for Tears!" Plus: A Woman to Remember 2-pager on wilderness physician Bethenia Owens. And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Secret Hearts (1949) 36
    Published Nov 1956 by DC.

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    Meant for Each Other; Diane meets her old boyfriend Bob, five years after he left her to marry someone else; His wife has died in the meantime, but she is reluctant to become involved with him again. At the Pop Bottle, art by Graham Place. Only in My Dreams!; Beth is shocked when she finds herself falling in love with her boyfriend's best friend. For Love Alone, pencils by Arthur Peddy; Shy Roseanne is attracted to David, but then she learns that her sister set things up with him to bring Roseanne out of her shell. End of a Summer Love!; Penny meets Tom and falls in love with him, but then Sonia arrives and tries to get Tom for herself. Ad for Girls' Love Stories #43 and Girls' Romances #41. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Secret Hearts (1949) 37
    Published Jan 1957 by DC.

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    Loser at Love, pencils by Mort Meskin. Romantic Escapade!; Gail bets her friends that she can make Cliff, the handsome recluse, fall in love with her, but when they fall in love for real she fears that he will find out about the frivolous bet. Letter to Janet starring Jerry Jitterbug, script and art by Henry Boltinoff. Stars in My Eyes!, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Bernard Sachs; Marcie goes to Hollywood to try for stardom, but eventually she realizes that what she really wants to to marry her boyfriend Bill back home. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Secret Hearts (1949) 38
    Published Mar 1957 by DC.

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    Awakened Heart; Shy Jeanne is thrilled when Mark notices her, but when he admits he has fallen for her she doesn't think she loves him in return; Later, when no one she meets measures up to Mark, she realizes she was wrong. Dance with Me, Darling!; Diana falls and injures her leg, which means that her partner Doug must dance with someone else in their upcoming performance. Old Love, New Love; Bob breaks up with Carolyn, and she dates Dan, who reminds her of Bob; When Dan proposes, she refuses because she thinks she doesn't love him like she loved Dan. Oddities in Romance fact page by Mort Drucker. Unlucky Bridesmaid, pencils by Irv Novick (pgs. 2-8); When Myrna is jilted by Bill it has a huge effect on her life and she is sure she will never be happy again. Customs and facts about bridal bouquets. Ad for Girls' Love Stories #45 and Girls' Romances #43. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Secret Hearts (1949) 39
    Published May 1957 by DC.

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    Cover inks by Bernard Sachs. Stories by unknown. Art by Bernard Sachs and unknown. He wasn't going to let his love mail the letter! Mickey had come between them long enough! Read..."Love is a Riddle"! Plus: A young female painter finds out that there are more important things than her career (and the art critics don't like her work) in "Sweetheart's Wish!" Also featuring "Secret Love" and "Appointment with Heartbreak"! Plus: Oddities in Romance filler; Linda and Larry filler "Marriage Hint"; and letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Secret Hearts (1949) 40
    Published Jul 1957 by DC.

    Hello, Heartbreak; Lissy spends her whole relationship with David convinced that he will eventually leave her for another girl. Stand-in for Love; Jenny fools herself into believing that Del, the director of the theater group she joined, is in love with her but he's only trying to bring out her acting talent. Beautiful Stranger, art by Bernard Sachs; Susan is wary of Nadine, the new girl in town who attracts all the boys' attention, but Nadine goes out of her way to befriend Susan; Then Nadine's brother reveals that it's all a trick to get Nadine closer to Susan's boyfriend. Love Must be Told, pencils by Irv Novick (pgs. 2-8); Shirley loves Anthony from afar but he thinks she loves Ralph, who's always around. Ad for Heart Throbs #48 and Girls' Love Stories #47. Back cover ad for the DC line of romance comics with the new National Romance Group brand. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Secret Hearts (1949) 41
    Published Aug 1957 by DC.

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    Love Finds a Way; Guy flirts with Ellen; she leaves the city and moves to his town only to find he is already engaged. To Bill... with Love; Martha and Bill have been dating for years, but don't plan to get married until he is established in his career. Your Dreams Are Mine. Peg story, script and art by Henry Boltinoff. Lonely Lovesong; Mary goes away on a vacation when she and Bill break up but she can't stop thinking about him. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Secret Hearts (1949) 42
    Published Oct 1957 by DC.

    Stories by unknown. Art by Mike Sekowsky, Werner Roth, Mort Drucker, Bernard Sachs and unknown. A chance meeting between Ellen and David leads to a romantic night at a dance, but Ellen begins to despair when she doesn't hear from him again in "Dance Till Dawn"! Also featuring: "Lovingly Yours"; "Love of a Lifetime"; and "Who'll Believe My Heart?" Plus: Oddities in Romance filler. And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Secret Hearts (1949) 43
    Published Nov 1957 by DC.

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    Stories by unknown. Art by Arthur Peddy, Bernard Sachs and unknown. Claire broke up with Tom long ago, but now that he is about to marry her friend Frances, she realizes that she is still in love with him in "Today's Heartbreak"! Plus: Lynn feels that her relationship with Simon has grown stale and she wants to start dating other guys in "Love is a Memory"! And: She's dreamed so long of being married in her mother's gown...and now it will never happen! Find out why in "Alone in Love"! Also featuring "Too Late for Tears"! Plus: Linda and Larry filler "Promise to Dream"! And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Secret Hearts (1949) 44
    Published Jan 1958 by DC.

    Stories by unknown. Art by Mike Sekowsky, Bernard Sachs and unknown. Judy and her friend Phyllis reconcile after a long estrangement, then Judy finds herself attracted to Phyllis's new boyfriend in "Winter in My Heart!" Plus: Jane has got to face him...no matter how much it hurts! She can't keep running away forever! Read..."Love Lost Its Way"! Also featuring "Sweetheart's Rose" and "Tomorrow is Never"! Plus: Carol in a 1-page reprint story. And: Letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Secret Hearts (1949) 45
    Published Feb 1958 by DC.

    Cover pencils by Tony Abruzzo. Heart Full of Love!; Midge gets wrapped up in fantasies about a romance with Jay but never does anything to make it happen, and nearly loses her chance with him. Tears for a Dream!; Sylvia and Lee spot a house in the country and declare it their dream house, but can they afford it? Summer Heart, art by Bill Draut; Nan falls in love with a stranger who visits the post office where she works every day, waiting for a letter. No Answer to Love, pencils by Tony Abruzzo (p 1) and John Forte (pgs. 2-8); Lela loves Arnie but she is afraid to tell him how she feels and afraid that he doesn't feel the same way about her. Ad for Girls' Love Stories #52 and Girls' Romances #50. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Secret Hearts (1949) 46
    Published Apr 1958 by DC.

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    My Heart Can't Wait!, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Bernard Sachs; Just before her wedding, Sue receives a note from Curt, and she thinks back to how they broke off their relationship and she then met Roger; At the end of the story it's revealed that she is marrying Curt after all, after she realized that she never loved Roger. How Wrong My Love!, art by Bill Draut; Karen tries to fix a misunderstanding between her friend Patricia and Patricia's boyfriend Tommy, but she falls in love with Tommy herself. Love without End!, pencils by Tony Abruzzo, inks by Sid Greene; Donna, a social director at a resort, is determined not to fall in love with Rick, a handsome new guest. Be Still My Heart!, inks by Bill Draut (pgs. 2-8); Phyllis's friend Ava always gets the attention of any guy Phyllis is interested in, and Phyllis wants it to stop. Back cover ad for comics with the National Romance Group Brand. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Secret Hearts (1949) 47
    Published May 1958 by DC.

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    Stories by unknown. Art by John Forte and unknown. When she saw her there, her world crashed down around her! She had heard every harsh, cruel word he said to her! This was her first bitter taste of..."The Anguish of Love"! Also featuring: "The Man in My Dreams"; "The Last Goodbye"; and "Take Back Your Heart"! Plus: Oddities in Romance filler; Lili 1-pager "Ballet Audition"; and letters page by Ann Martin, Counselor-at-Love. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Secret Hearts (1949) 48
    Published Jul 1958 by DC.

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    Cover inks by Bernard Sachs. Why Can't I Love You?; Anne and Burton are reunited after many years but a forgotten incident from the past comes between them. Follow Me Forever!; Howie has been in love with Sue for years, but stepped aside because she preferred Bobby; When he hears that Bobby isn't treating Sue right he decides that he may have one last chance. Heartbreak Ahead!; Carole is surprised to find herself falling in love with Vince, who earlier broke her sister's heart. Image of Love!, inks by Bernard Sachs; A girl nearly loses the man who loves her because a previous bad experience makes it hard for her to trust. Wedding Souvenirs! fact page; historical roots of the bridal veil, bridesmaids, the best man, honeymoons, and the wedding cake. Ad for the DC line of romance comics. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Secret Hearts (1949) 49
    Published Aug 1958 by DC.

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    Cover inks by Bernard Sachs. Catch a Dream!; A man tries to follow a pretty girl he sees on the street, convinced she will be his true love. Pretending Heart; A girl at a masquerade ball realizes that she can't judge a man by the costume he wears. Diane, inks by Vince Colletta; Hurricane Diane and a girl by the same name both help to reunite Meg with her former love Rick. Come Back, Heartbreak!, inks by Bernard Sachs (p 1) and Vince Colletta (pgs. 2-8); Letty is obsessed with a handsome stranger she sees on the street until she actually meets him. Oddities in Romance fact page, art by Mort Drucker. Ad for the DC line of romance comics. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Secret Hearts (1949) 50
    Published Oct 1958 by DC.

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    Cover art by Bernard Sachs. Letter to Laura!, art by Bernard Sachs; Jane falls in love with her boss, but only she knows that he has been separated from his former love Laura because of a misdirected letter. Change of Heart!, pencils by John Forte; Jill is shocked when her younger sister Mandy falls in love with the younger brother of Jill's former love; She is sure that the boy will break Mandy's heart as his brother broke hers. Old Love, New Love!; Claire nearly drives her boyfriend Simon away but realizes her mistake in time and vows to change her ways. My Unknown Rival, art by Bernard Sachs; When Elaine falls for her boss Roger she pushes him to be more ambitious, but then she fears that he doesn't appreciate her hard work and may prefer a different kind of girl. Oddities in Romance fact page, art by Mort Drucker. Back cover ad for the DC line of romance comics. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.