Happy Valentine's Day!

 Cupid Romance comics

We all know that romance comics are filled with quite a few tears. Let's be honest -- they are filled with tears galore. Heck, the tears of fair maidens are one of the trademarks of the genre. But today is not the day for that! Let's celebrate Valentine's Day with no crying... just pure romantic, weak-kneed, sexy bliss! I browsed through stacks upon stacks of romance comics in my collection to bring you some of the most romantic scenes out there; scenes worthy of a breathy gasp, or at the very least, the cover of a romance novel. Sometimes a kiss, sometimes just a touch of the hand, these are some of the most romantic panels (in no particular order) you'll find in the romance comics of the 1960s and '70s!

  "A Kiss for Teacher"  Career Girl Romances  #47 (October 1968) Pencils: Luis Avila

"A Kiss for Teacher" Career Girl Romances #47 (October 1968) Pencils: Luis Avila

  "The Melody of Love"  Falling in Love  #126 (November 1971) Pencils: Tony DeZuniga

"The Melody of Love" Falling in Love #126 (November 1971) Pencils: Tony DeZuniga

  "Give Him Back"  Heart Throbs  #141 (May 1972) Pencils: Mike Sekowsky

"Give Him Back" Heart Throbs #141 (May 1972) Pencils: Mike Sekowsky

  "We Can't Marry Yet"  Teen-Age Romance  #79 (January 1961)

"We Can't Marry Yet" Teen-Age Romance #79 (January 1961)

  "Tough Girl!"  Young Romance  #207 (September/October 1975)

"Tough Girl!" Young Romance #207 (September/October 1975)

  "Make Love to Me!"  Girls' Love Stories  #177 (April/May 1973) Pencils: Art Saaf, Inks: Jack Abel

"Make Love to Me!" Girls' Love Stories #177 (April/May 1973) Pencils: Art Saaf, Inks: Jack Abel

  "Three Steps to Heartbreak"  Girls' Romances  #130 (January 1968)

"Three Steps to Heartbreak" Girls' Romances #130 (January 1968)

  "Price Tag on Love"  Heart Throbs  #132 (June/July 1971)

"Price Tag on Love" Heart Throbs #132 (June/July 1971)

  "Come to Me!"  Young Love  #73 (March/April 1969)

"Come to Me!" Young Love #73 (March/April 1969)

  "I Can't Forget You!"  Our Love Story  #2 (December 1969) Pencils: John Buscema, Inks: John Romita

"I Can't Forget You!" Our Love Story #2 (December 1969) Pencils: John Buscema, Inks: John Romita