(January 1953)

Youthful, 1952 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1953
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Youthful Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

No Other Love! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Wildey (signed)
Inks:
Doug Wildey
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance; sports
Characters:
Ray Anthony; Betty Torgler; Arne Torgler; Gary Worth; Ronald Nash
Synopsis:
Gary, a singer with Ray Anthony's band, meets ski instructor Betty at Sun Valley. They fall in love but she refuses to marry him because she thinks her father, former skier Arne, needs her since he's too afraid to ski any more due to an accident. Arne tells Ray that Betty is wrong but he can't convince her. Ray has an actor impersonate Arne and enter a ski exhibition to prove to Betty that her father is alright: when the actor is injured at the last minute, Arne conquers his fear and skis. Betty can marry Gary.

Indexer Notes

Ray Anthony was an actual bandleader of the era and Sun Valley, Idaho was a famous ski resort.

I Sold My Heart (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Margo Bruner; Mark Haven; Ilse Gruen; Karl
Synopsis:
In Vienna, Mark meets Margo and makes a pass at her, which she rejects. Margo plans to move to the USA to get married, but she's turned down by immigration. Mark agrees to marry Margo, unaware she's engaged to another man. When they arrive in America, he's shocked when she tells him the truth and asks for a divorce. However, her fiancé has also gotten married in the interim so Margo will remain Mark's wife.

Stewart Granger--Swashbuckler (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Backyard Battleground (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
drama; crime; romance
Characters:
Ann Booth; Bart Edwards; Bill Adams; Mrs. Booth
Synopsis:
Ann grows up in poverty. In college, she dates athlete Bart, who takes her to a "Commie club." She agrees with some of their ideas but not their violent methods. Ann convinces soda jerk Bill to join the club as well and they fall in love. Bill decides to tip off the FBI. Ann warns Bart, hoping he can convince Bill otherwise, but Bart shoots Bill to death. Ann is arrested as an accessory to the crime.

Mother Isn't Always Right (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vince Colletta (signed)
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance; sports
Characters:
Janie Hathaway; Mrs. Hathaway; Jerry; Jeffry Tarlton
Synopsis:
Janie and Jerry plan to marry, but her mother insists Janie pursue a professional tennis career. As Janie becomes more successful, she sees less of Jerry and he insists that she choose: marriage or a career. She picks Jerry, but her mother tells him otherwise. Janie has a nervous breakdown. Her mother tells Jerry the truth and he and Janie are reunited.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. No Other Love!
  3. 2. I Sold My Heart
  4. 3. Stewart Granger--Swashbuckler
  5. 4. Backyard Battleground
  6. 5. Mother Isn't Always Right
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • David Wilt