Girls' Romances

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Girls' Romances
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Publication information
Publisher DC Comics
Schedule Bi-monthly, monthly
Format Onging
Genre
Publication date Feb./March 1950 — Oct. 1971
Number of issues 160
Creative team
Artist(s) Mike Sekowsky, Gene Colan, Lee Elias, Gil Kane, Win Mortimer, Bob Oksner, John Romita, Sr., John Rosenberger, Art Saaf, Jack Sparling, Alex Toth, George Tuska

Girls' Romances was a romance comic anthology published by DC Comics in the United States. Debuting with a Feb.,/Mar. 1950 cover-date, it ran for 160 issues, ending with the Oct. 1971 issue. (The final issue came out on October 3, 1971 and sold for $0.25.)[1]

Mike Sekowsky was a regular artist on the book from 1952 to the end of its run. Other artists on the title included Gene Colan, Lee Elias, Gil Kane, Win Mortimer, Bob Oksner, John Romita, Sr., John Rosenberger, Art Saaf, Jack Sparling, Alex Toth, and George Tuska. Nick Cardy drew many covers.

Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein based many of his works on panels from Girls' Romances, including In the Car (sometimes called Driving) (1963),[2] We Rose Up Slowly (1964),[3] and Sleeping Girl (1964).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Girls' Romances". Comic Vine. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Girls' Romances #78 (Sept. 1961).
  3. ^ Girls' Romances #81 (Jan. 1962)
  4. ^ Tony Abruzzo panel, Girls' Romances #105 (Oct. 1964).

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