Young Romance #v1#3 [3]
(January-February 1948)

Prize, 1947 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Feature Publications, Inc.
Editing
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.; Later Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Covers; Newsprint Interiors
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Reprints

Marriage Contract (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon ?; Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Kitty Burke; Eddie Gates; Johnny Burke; Mrs. Burke; Mr. Burke; Mike Robbins; Mr. Sloan
Synopsis
High school student Kitty and her working-class family live in a slum area. She is attracted to lawyer Eddie, but her father makes a deal with Mike: if Kitty marries Mike, he’ll pay them a weekly allowance to raise their standard of living. When Kitty’s younger brother is arrested, Eddie makes a passionate defense and gets him released in Kitty’s custody. Kitty says she’s going to marry Eddie, not Mike.
Reprints
Keywords
Irish; slum

Campus Outcast (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Bill Draut
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Pat Williams; Stan Adams; Joe Page; Mrs. Williams; Mr. Williams
Synopsis
Department store clerk Pat envies the local college students, especially athlete Stan. Pat attends the prom with her would-be boyfriend Joe (attending college on the G.I. Bill), but uses the opportunity to meet Stan. They date, but Stan dumps her for a fellow student at the college. Pat reconciles with Joe.
Keywords
college; veteran

His Best Friend's Sweetheart! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack KIrby
Inks
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Ruth Parsons; Ted Rush; Jim
Synopsis
Ruth and Jim get engaged before he leaves for service in the war. Jim’s friend Ted keeps Ruth company, but she suspects he wants to be more than a friend. When Jim comes home, Ted gives him a job as a salesman, which keeps Jim away from Ruth. Ted also suggests Jim is unfaithful to her. Jim catches Ruth and Ted together and—after a fight—the beaten Ted confesses he was scheming to break them up. Ruth and Jim reconcile.
Reprints
Keywords
veteran

A Nice Point of Law (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Love or a Career? (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Robinson; Mort Meskin
Inks
Jerry Robinson; Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Eric Powers; Anne Caraway; Barbara Whiting
Synopsis
Anne becomes the writer for radio commentator Eric, but rejects his romantic advances. Eric gets engaged to socialite Barbara. Anne’s work suffers and Barbara dumps Eric because it’s obvious he loves Anne. Anne and Eric reconcile the competing demands of love and a career by getting married and starting a radio show called “Breakfast with Eric and Anne.”

Man-Hater! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Bobbie Lane; Larry Lake; Margie; Ben; Mrs. Lane; George Lane
Synopsis
Female athlete Bobbie says “no man will ever tame me!” and vows to become an architect “as good as any man!” During summer vacation she meets Larry, who says he loves her. Bobbie will “never submit to becoming a dishevelled drudge and humble wife as long as I’ve a chance for a profession that will bring me respect and dignity!” Bobbie challenges Larry to a mountain-climbing contest, but when he falls and breaks his leg, she realises she loves him.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Marriage Contract
  3. 2. Campus Outcast
  4. 3. His Best Friend's Sweetheart!
  5. 4. A Nice Point of Law
  6. 5. Love or a Career?
  7. 6. Man-Hater!
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  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Nick Caputo
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