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Real Name: Mindy Nelson

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Unrevealed

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Duke Dunphy, Allan Stone

Enemies: None

Known Relatives: Skip Nelson (brother)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York City, USA

First Appearance: Our Love Story#5/2 (June, 1970)

Powers/Abilities: Mindy Nelson is a woman longing for romance, but displays no special abilities beyond a normal human.

Height: 5'3" (by approximation)
Weight: 115 lbs. (by approximation)
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black


(Our Love Story#5/2 (fb) - BTS) - Mindy Nelson fell in love with social worker Allan Stone, who was passionate about helping disadvantaged fellow African Americans. However, Mindy wanted to have fun and became frustrated with Stone's work focus; she confided in her brother Skip that she thought Stone was a bit "square" because of this.

(Our Love Story#5/2) - After Skip let it slip to Stone that Mindy thought he wasn't hip, the couple lost contact for a short while. Mindy took up cool guy Duke Dunphy's invitation to go dancing, but both realized she was still too focused on Stone to enjoy herself. Both Mindy and Stone still longed for each other. But soon Skip was arrested; although not joining in, his friends broke into a store. Distraught, Mindy called Stone, who quickly documented a testimony defending Skip. Mindy sat in Juvenile Court as the judge ruled not guilty and embraced Stone. On the drive home, Mindy declared she wanted to work with Stone in his office and grow their love together.




Comments: Created by Stan Lee, Gene Colan, John Romita.

Unfortunately, this is one of only a handful of non-white central characters from the romance comics.

These romance stories often had the flavor of the time in which they were written, and nothing else to tie them into Marvel's sliding timescale. As such, it's likely that the stories took place at the time of publication rather than being part of the sliding timescale.

Profile by Grendel Prime.

Mindy Nelson has no known connections to:

Duke Dunphy

When Mindy Nelson sought a fun time and a contrast to her work-focused boyfriend Allan Stone, she accepted cool guy Duke Dunphy's invitation to go out. He took her dancing but he realized she was still hung up on Stone. Dropping her home, Dunphy told her Stone was the right man for her.









--Our Love Story#5/2

Skip Nelson

Skip Nelson was Mindy's younger brother, but he would sometimes miss school. Case worker Allan Stone found him one time and Skip let slip that his sister thought Stone was a bit "square", which seemed to deter Stone from further dates with Skip's sister Mindy. But about a week later, Skip was with friends who whimsically broke into a store. Although innocent, he was picked up by police with the others. Panicked, Mindy contacted Stone, who worked tirelessly to present Skip's case at the Juvenile Court. Skip was acquitted.









--Our Love Story#5/2

Allan Stone

Passionate social worker Allan Stone worked at the Family Service Bureau and has a good knowledge of state laws. He was in a relationship with Mindy Nelson, but she was frustrated that his work left him with little time for fun. Stone found out that she thought him a bit "square" because of this and the two became distant for a short while, although both still longed for each other. However, when Mindy's brother Skip was arrested because his friends had broken into a store, he quickly put together a case for the Juvenile Court that acquitted Skip. Mindy embraced Stone, their relationship back on track. Stone was very happy to hear that Mindy hoped to work in Stone's office.












--Our Love Story#5/2

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Our Love Story#5/2, p2, pan1 (main image)
   p4, pan5 (headshot)
   p3, pan6 (Dunphy)
   p3, pan2 (Skip)
   p6, pan4 (Stone)

Our Love Story#5/2 (June, 1970) - Stan Lee (writer & editor), Gene Colan (pencils), John Romita (inks)

First posted: 02/14/2021

Last updated: 02/14/2021

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