(August-September 1960)

Prize, 1947 Series
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Volume:
13
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Feature Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Prize Group
Editing:
Joe Simon
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

Issue Notes

Indicia: YOUNG ROMANCE, is published bi-monthly by Feature Publications, Inc., Sparta, Illinois. Editorial offices at 32 West 22nd Street, New York 10, N.Y. Single copy 10¢; Subscription, $.60 (6 issues). Second class postage paid at Sparta, Illinois. The stories in this magazine are true, but the names and places have been changed and should not be identified with any known institutions nor with any actual persons living or dead. No responsibility is accepted for unsolicited manuscripts or drawings. Entire contents © 1960 by Feature Publications, Inc. All rights reserved. Copyright under the Universal Copyright Convention and International Copyright Convention. Copyright reserved under the Pan American Convention. Title registered in U.S. Patent Office. Printed in the U.S.A.


What's Wrong with Me (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon ?
Inks:
Joe Simon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda ?

Genre:
romance

What's Wrong With Me? (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Matt Baker ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Greta; Ralph; Aunt Martha; Fred
Synopsis:
Greta's boyfriends always break up with her. She remembers her spinster Aunt Martha told her "never stop trying with all your might to find the happiness that every woman should have!" Years later, she meets her first boyfriend Ralph, now married and with children. He tells her "I could have loved you! But you didn't give my love a chance to grow naturally! You were over-aggressive!" Now that Greta knows what her "secret flaw" was, she will correct it.

Indexer Notes

Pencils attribution by Ger Apeldoorn (February 2011).

Problems by Nancy Hale (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Nancy Hale]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Advice column with letters answered by "Nancy Hale."

His Ideal! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Molno
Inks:
Joe Simon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Sally Benson; John
Synopsis:
Sally loves college professor John, but is afraid he can't love "the brainless ninny I really am!" Sally works to "intellectualize" herself and then attempts to discuss Plato and Schopenhauer on their dates. John begins to avoid her, but finally confronts Sally and says he doesn't want "an egghead like myself." He loves Sally for herself, not her brains.

Indexer Notes

Molno pencils and possible Simon inks per Nick Caputo, October 2016.

Carol Came Back (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Molno ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-190

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jeff; Rhoda; Carol
Synopsis:
Rhoda moves to a new town and falls in love with Jeff. However, she's soon warned by Mary that Jeff's former girlfriend Carol has returned to town. Mary repeatedly calls Rhoda to inform her that Jeff and Carol are seeing each other but she overplays her hand, calling at a time when Jeff is actually with Rhoda. Rhoda deduces that Mary and Carol are collaborating to make her doubt Jeff. Rhoda doesn't fall for their scheme.

Make-Up by Charmaigne (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

one small illustrated panel at head

Envy (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Molno ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Joe; Sally; Elaine; Ted; Jenkins
Synopsis:
Sally's sister marries wealthy Ted, and Sally is envious because she feels she and her boyfriend Joe will be "stuck for the rest of our lives [in] noisy tenements!" Sally's attitude drives Joe away. However, Elaine shows up: she left Ted because he was never around: "He didn't want a wife...just a show-piece." Joe returns and Sally says she doesn't care if they're poor, she loves him. Ted and Elaine reconcile in time to attend Sally and Joe's wedding.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. What's Wrong with Me
  2. 1. What's Wrong With Me?
  3. 2. Problems by Nancy Hale
  4. 3. His Ideal!
  5. 4. Carol Came Back
  6. 5. Make-Up by Charmaigne
  7. 6. Envy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • David Wilt
  • Dan Stevenson
  • Mickey Coalwell
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Axel Kahlstorff
  • Christopher Fama
  • Jim Walls
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mickey Coalwell