Young Brides #v1#2 [2]
(November-December 1952)

Prize, 1952 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Feature Publications, Inc.
Brand
Prize Group
Editing
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

From Ger Apeldorn via the error list


Wait for the Doctor (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

The Luckiest Guy in the World! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Walter Parker; Dottie Marshal
Synopsis
Smalltown newspaper proprietor Walter marries Dottie, and she encourages him to move to the city where he can achieve his dream of becoming an artist. After being rejected numerous times, Walter is about to give up. He learns Dottie is going to apply for a job as a “janitress” to support them until he succeeds. This makes Walter increase his efforts and he finally gets a break, thanks to Dottie’s support.

Lights Out!---Love's In! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Alice; Dennis
Synopsis
Newlyweds Alice and Dennis argue frequently, but when a storm traps them in their house overnight with no phone or electricity, they “fall in love again!”

Indexer Notes

based on newspaper clipping

How to Get Married (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nancy Hale
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Give and Take! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Prentice
Inks
John Prentice
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Abbey; Corporal Lee Morgan; Helen
Synopsis
Depressed when her longtime boyfriend Ted marries someone else, Abbey attempts to commit suicide but is rescued by soldier Lee. Abbey wants revenge on men, so she dates Lee and makes him fall in love with her. Lee admits he’ll now have to break up with his hometown girlfriend Helen. Abbey, although she discovers she really loves Lee, refuses to allow Helen’s heart to be broken as hers was. Helen visits Abbey and says she can’t make Lee as happy as Abbey would, and gives him up. Lee and Abbey reconcile.
Keywords
suicide

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Ask Dan Wilson, Man About Women / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Eadeh
Inks
Al Eadeh
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I guess all of us men are a bit altar-shy
Genre
romance
Characters
Dan Wilson; Hope D.; Ken; Georgia
Synopsis
Hope asks Dan Wilson for advice: she’s dating Ken and hopes he’ll propose marriage, but Ken says he’s not ready for marriage, and continues to see an ex-girlfriend as well. Dan says “I’d say the dice are loaded...against you!”

Figure Dividends (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charmaigne
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Wait for the Doctor! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Natalie Krigstein
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
George Roussos ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Danny; Dr. Joseph Macklin; Jean Macklin; Lil; Mr. Teasbury; Jean's mother; Mrs. Teasbury; Doc Higgins; Ida Higgins; Fred Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Mitch
Synopsis
Jean marries Joe, a young doctor, and they move to a small town where he takes over a practice. Jean becomes upset because Joe is constantly interrupted for emergencies and they can’t have a normal home or social life. Jean tries to prevent Joe from going on a housecall, but he forces her to come along. She sees how people depend on her husband and vows to change her attitude.

Indexer Notes

Krigstein script per biblio info published in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol 27, No. 5, May 2016.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Wait for the Doctor
  2. 1. The Luckiest Guy in the World!
  3. 2. Lights Out!---Love's In!
  4. 3. How to Get Married
  5. 4. Give and Take!
  6. 5. ["I guess all of us men are a bit altar-shy"]
    Ask Dan Wilson, Man About Women
  7. 6. Figure Dividends
  8. 7. Wait for the Doctor!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Harry Mendryk
  • David Wilt
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
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