(May 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:
Joseph Szokoli
Inks:
Joseph Szokoli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Alan Dale "Mr. Crooner" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Alan Dale; Terry Ramsey; Mr. Tremaine; Mrs. Tremaine; Larry Kincaid; Mr. Kincaid
Synopsis:
Schuyler U students Terry and Larry are in love. She fears Larry's high-society parents would reject her if they knew her parents were "The Tremaines," professional dancers. Singer Alan Dale decides to help out: he invites the Tremaines to perform on his show at Schuyler and tricks Terry into dancing with them. Larry and his father have no issues with Terry's show business connections and Larry marries Terry.

Indexer Notes

The top of the first page lists the title as "Alan Dale 'Mr. Crooner'" but the caption (narrated by Alan Dale) suggests the story title is "Her Secret."

Alan Dale was a real-life singer.

Story re-used for "Frank Sinatra Tells The Story...Her Secret" in Lovers' Lane (Lev Gleason, 1949 series) 39 (March 1954), replacing Alan Dale with Frank Sinatra.

Jungle Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle; romance
Characters:
Barbara Merrick; Jim Anthony
Synopsis:
Jim is the substitute guide for wealthy hunter Barbara's African safari. She is spoiled and headstrong but after Jim rescues her from a charging lion, they decide they are in love.

The Mario Lanza Story (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Love Will Find a Way (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; romance
Characters:
Tracy Evans; Greg Lawrence
Synopsis:
Greg dates Tracy but her clumsiness and bad luck results in a number of painful and embarrassing accidents for him. He breaks up with her and goes to stay on his uncle's farm, only to discover Tracy is staying on the next farm. Giving in to fate, Greg says they may as well get married

Shadow of the Past (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Roy; Elaine; Lou Fain
Synopsis:
Shortly before their wedding, Roy discovers his fiancee Elaine was formerly the girlfriend of mobster Lou. Elaine broke up with Lou when she witnessed his brutal activities, but he refused to let her go and she was with him when he was shot to death. She moves to a small town and falls in love with Roy. Now she plans to leave but Roy apologises and asks her to stay.

Indexer Notes

JVJ index card attached to online scanned version lists "Harrison" for art. George Harrison seems to be the likely candidate, based on his career credits in Bails.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Alan Dale "Mr. Crooner"
  3. 2. Jungle Love
  4. 3. The Mario Lanza Story
  5. 4. Love Will Find a Way
  6. 5. Shadow of the Past
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