Young Love #v3#5 [18]
(February-March 1960)

Prize, 1960 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Feature Publications, Inc.
Editing
Joe Simon
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Hunt Eloping Teenagers (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Simon
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art attribution by Ger Apeldoorn (February 2011).

The Truth Has Many Faces (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Hortense Torgan; Jerry North; Trudy Livingston; Sarah Livingston; Mr. Livingston; Samuel North; Pat Crawford; Mr. Torgan
Synopsis
Rich and spoiled Hortense becomes jealous when Jerry starts dating Trudy. Hortense threatens to have her father fire Jerry’s father from his factory job unless Jerry elopes with her. The wedding is prevented and Hortense’s father says he’d never fire anyone just on his daughter’s say-so. Hortense apologizes and Jerry goes back to Trudy, his true love.

Indexer Notes

Story told from multiple characters' point of view.

Bottom 1/3 of last page is an advertisement.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Nancy Hale / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Nancy Hale]
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Small Type (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ingre Sue Larsson; Peter "Pip" MacMillian; Reginald MacMillian; Clara MacMillian; Pat
Synopsis
Ingre comes to the USA to study for her PhD, and takes a job as a maid with the MacMillian family to pay for her expenses. Ingre and Pip MacMillian fall in love, but various things keep postponing their marriage. Ingre thinks Pip’s father is interfering because of his political ambitions. Ingre returns to Norway, but Pip and his father track her down. Mr. MacMillian apologizes and Ingre weds Pip.

Indexer Notes

Pencils: Late Powell work, grey scale 'photos' in the paper on the opening page look like Powell's then current work for Sick.

Where's George? (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Sarah Hadley; Brad; Mrs. Walker; George
Synopsis
After Sarah is jilted by her fiancé Brad, she is afraid to fall in love again. New town doctor George proposes to Sarah and she reluctantly overcomes her fear and accepts. However, on the day of her wedding, George hasn’t appeared and she decides to leave town to get away from the gossip. Sarah then gets a call: George was injured in an auto accident. He isn’t badly hurt and he and Sarah have their wedding later.

My Feature Story (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Gray Morrow
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Kip Malcolm; Louise; Carl Bergen; Mrs. Bergen
Synopsis
Louise is going steady with Kip, a longtime friend, even though he’s overweight (due to a glandular condition) and this makes her friends mock her. Louise finally breaks up with Kip when he embarrasses her by breaking an antique chair, and she starts dating Carl. However, Kip’s singing prowess at the school show makes him a hit with the other students. Louise is ashamed but knows “he’ll come back to me” and this time she won’t let peer pressure break them apart.

Indexer Notes

Pencils previously attributed to Bob Powell "in a more 'modern' style" by Ger Apeldoorn but changed to Morrow in 2018, comparing it to his signed work on Sick.

Beauty Clinic (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Gentle Nudge (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Don; Don's girlfriend
Synopsis
A young woman writes a letter to the local newspaper’s “Love Doctor,” complaining that her fiancé Don hasn’t proposed marriage although they’ve been dating for six years. The Love Doctor invites her to his office and says he’ll solve her problem: the columnist is Don, and he says he’ll marry her right away.

Indexer Notes

Bottom 1/3 of last page is a house ad.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hunt Eloping Teenagers
  2. 1. The Truth Has Many Faces
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Nancy Hale
  4. 3. Small Type
  5. 4. Where's George?
  6. 5. My Feature Story
  7. 6. Beauty Clinic
  8. 7. The Gentle Nudge
  9. 8. ["Happy Birthday to Us!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • David Wilt
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Jim Van Dore
  • John DiBello
  • Ger Apeldoorn
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig