House ad for and printed in Love Stories #147 (November 1972)
Ad artist unknown, ad designed and lettered by Gaspar Saladino
First questions first: why do they call Love Stories a "brand-new magazine" when it's at issue #147? Well? Huh? Why do they? Huh?
Well, that's because it was a re-titled series, formerly called Heart Throbs (ba-duum! ba-duum!) which ran until issue #146 the previous month.
Final panel of "Love Is No Laughing Matter!" in Heart Throbs #146 (October 1972), pencils by Art Saaf, inks by Vince Colletta
So the second logical question would be: hey, why'd they change the title? To which I can only guess that as the swingin' seventies began, maybe they didn't really want to continue having a comic book with the word throbs in the title.
And of course, your third question: well, I don't know. I just don't know if they did ever make any of the readers of Love Stories into a comic book star if you don't count Lobo. Here's the contest rules and "fine print" that accompanied that house ad above:
See? Just like Millie the Model's reader-submitted fashions or Dial H for Hero's
Oh, hey, wait! Here's one lucky romance comic reader who got her exciting romance story finally told in DC Comics!:
Cover of Justice League (2011 series) #12 (October 2012), pencils by Jim Lee, inks by Scott Williams, colors by Alex Sinclair