1970s Danish Romance Comics

 Vintage Danish Romance Comic Books Amor Jackie Starlet Lovers

A few weeks ago I came across a small stash of 1970s Danish romance comics in a used bookshop, and I just had to share them with you! Though American romance comics will always be #1 in my heart, stumbling upon these was pretty exciting! Titles I found include, Amor, Starlet, Love, and Jackie. If you are familiar with British romance comics, you will notice that some of these (not sure if all) are just the British comics translated to Danish. Though most of these digest-type romance comics are comprised primarily of one story, they do contain much of the same filler material that make the American romance comics so fun -- house ads, advice columns, recipes, and fashion tips. 

The illustrated covers of Amor really caught my eye!

   Amor  #331 (1977)

Amor #331 (1977)

   Amor  #354 (1978)

Amor #354 (1978)

   Love  #7 (1979) was the only issue I found that was in full color.

Love #7 (1979) was the only issue I found that was in full color.

Just a few examples of the black and white interiors from the other issues I picked up...

  "  Pigen   i   Midten  " ("The Girl in the Middle") from  Amor  #110 (1969)  

"Pigen i Midten" ("The Girl in the Middle") from Amor #110 (1969)  

  "Altid   det     Bedste  " ("Always the Best") from  Amor  #331 (1977)

"Altid det Bedste" ("Always the Best") from Amor #331 (1977)

  "En Uskyldig Spøg" ("An Innocent Joke") from  Jackie  #28 (1972)

"En Uskyldig Spøg" ("An Innocent Joke") from Jackie #28 (1972)

  Back cover house ad for  Amor  and another romance title,  Min Melodi . They don't get much more gorgeous than this! 

Back cover house ad for Amor and another romance title, Min Melodi. They don't get much more gorgeous than this! 

Pretty cool, huh? Not sure if my Danish will get to the level anytime soon so that I can actually read them, but the gorgeous covers and illustrations were enough to persuade me to dish out a few Danish Kroner to add them to my collection!