Young Romance #v2#5 (11)
(May-June 1949)

Prize, 1947 Series
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Volume
2
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)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Joe Simon ink credit changed to Jack Kirby based on info from Greg Theakston.

The Town and Toni Benson! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Toni Benson Budko; Stanley Budko; Sarah Benson; Dr. Jenkins; Albert Rheinbeck; Amon Cleveland; Marshall Cleveland; Bob Scott; Sophie Morrison Scott; Don Savoldi; Jack Fontaine
Synopsis
Toni and Stan get married and inherit a house from Toni’s grandmother. They face prejudice from some of the residents of their small town due to Stan's previous reputation as a "bad boy" and gambler. Urged to sell the house, Toni and Stan want to keep it and make ends meet by renting space to several veterans and their families who’ve come to work in the town’s steel mill.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequel to “I Was a Pick-Up!” in Young Romance 1 (Sept-Oct 1947).

The Language of Love! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Nancy Calkins Andrews; Steve Andrews; Louise Andrews; Ethel Calkins; William Thompson; Cecil Bartholomew; Miriam Hathaway
Synopsis
Librarian Nancy marries steelworker Steve. Her sister Ethel is appalled by Steve’s bad manners and low social status, and Steve orders her to leave their house. Nancy goes along. She invites Steve to Ethel’s town to see if he can behave in “civilised” company. He acts “vulgar” but Ethel’s friends like it, calling her a “stuffed shirt.” Nancy and Steve reconcile.

My Father´s New Wife! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias ?
Inks
Lee Elias ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Kit; Carol; Pete; Kit's father
Synopsis
College student Kit is shocked when her widowed father marries Carol, only a few years older than she. Her boyfriend Pete sees nothing wrong with this and Kit breaks up with him as a result. She even thinks he’s having an affair with Carol. Kit’s father points out the error of her ways and Kit apologises, then reconciles with Pete.

Second Chance for Love (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Draut (spot illos)
Inks
Bill Draut (spot illos)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

[Steady Boy Friends] (Table of Contents: 5)

Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Nancy Hale; Sue B.; Frankie; Mrs. B.; Mrs. M.
Synopsis
High school student Sue wants to go steady with Frankie, but her mother says she's too young. Sue visits Nancy Hale for advice and meets Mrs. M, who says she went steady with a boy when she was young. However, when they broke up she was very lonely because everyone thought she was "taken." Sue decides to wait before going steady with anyone.

Big City Girl! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Starr (signed)
Inks
Leonard Starr
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Vicki Russell; Mr. Russell; Mrs. Russell; Burt Struthers; Nina Vinson; Pete Davis; Mrs. Davis; Mrs. Tate
Synopsis
Vicki and her parents move to a small town from the big city. Vicki’s high school peers think all girls from the city are “fast” and this affects her social life. She dates Pete and when he is injured in an accident, Vicki is blamed. She considers suicide but Pete recovers and they eventually marry.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Town and Toni Benson!
  3. 2. The Language of Love!
  4. 3. My Father´s New Wife!
  5. 4. Second Chance for Love
  6. 5. [Steady Boy Friends]
    Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic
  7. 6. Big City Girl!
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