Happy International Women's Day 2013!

  "Today's Heartbreak!"  Secret Hearts  #137  (July 1969) Pencils: Arthur Peddy, Inks: Bernard Sachs

"Today's Heartbreak!" Secret Hearts #137  (July 1969) Pencils: Arthur Peddy, Inks: Bernard Sachs

Happy International Women's Day! This year's theme is "gaining momentum." And although the romance comics of the '60s and '70s weren't anywhere near where we are at in terms of equality in depictions of womanhood today in media, it is pretty cool that our leading lady (above) was even given the chance in the pages of Secret Hearts to ponder choosing her career over marriage. By 1969, the DC line of romance comics was gaining momentum, indeed!