Young Romance #v3#5 (17)
(January 1950)

Prize, 1947 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
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
Carlyle Blackwell, Jr. (photograph)
Inks
Carlyle Blackwell, Jr. (photograph)
Colors
Carlyle Blackwell, Jr. (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Photo cover of Alice Ann Kelly, Warner Bros. Starlet. Info from indicia.

The Girl Who Tempted Me! (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
Lola Howard; Amos; Ethan; Ma
Synopsis
Amos returns to his family farm from the city with Lola, a sexy carnival dancer. His brother Ethan frowns upon her “heathen” presence, but Amos says he intends to convince her to marry him. Ethan loses control one night and kisses Lola, then pushes her away. When Lola tells him that Amos is going to propose, Ethan admits he loves her. Ethan allows the jealous Amos to beat him severely; the next day, Ethan leaves for the city and Lola joins him.
Reprints

I Want Him Back! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Bill Henry; Janet; Ruth Jeffers
Synopsis
Bill has a crush on Janet but she isn’t interested. Her best friend Ruth loves Bill and Janet arranges for Bill to take Ruth to the prom. Bill claims he still loves Janet but she rejects him. Later, when Bill asks Janet to help him pick out an engagement ring for Ruth, Janet discovers she does love him, after all. Janet decides to fight for his love, but it’s too late: Bill asks Ruth to marry him.

Glamor Can Be Yours (Table of Contents: 3)

Charmaine / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Charmaigne]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Synopsis
Tips on hand care.

When a Puppy Love Grows up! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Helen Richards; David Fuller; Mr. Carter; Ruth Richards
Synopsis
Helen rejects aspiring composer David because she wants a successful husband. Helen’s younger sister Ruth has a crush on David; 3 years later, she finds him working a menial job. Ruth convinces David to begin composing again, and uses her savings to finance the debut of his symphony. He’s still in love with Helen, who returns once he’s a success. Later, Helen says David has lost his ambition since Ruth’s been gone. Ruth refuses to help, and when David overhears Helen and proposes to Ruth, she turns him down as well. Her crush is over because he’s “weak.” Ruth is now “free...free!”

Love Trouble (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon ?; Jack Kirby ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

3 illos

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All of you girls who think it's a lark to steal another girl's boyfriend
Genre
romance
Characters
Nancy Hale; Velma; Joyce; Brad Gifford; Mrs. Sibert
Synopsis
Velma flirts with Brad, her friend Joyce’s boyfriend. Brad doesn’t leave Joyce and Joyce gets mad at Velma. Nancy Hale introduces Velma to a married woman who stole her husband from someone else, and now worries about his ability to be faithful to her. Velma apologises to Joyce and they are friends once more.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Love's Little Teacher! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bruno Premiani
Inks
Bruno Premiani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Tony; Helene; Jill; Jay
Synopsis
Jill breaks up with Jay and dates Tony. She begins to fall in love with him, but her cousin Helene urges her to play hard to get, even dating Jay again to make Tony jealous. Jill discovers Helene is trying to snare Tony for herself. Jill explains everything to Tony and they are reunited.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Girl Who Tempted Me!
  3. 2. I Want Him Back!
  4. 3. Glamor Can Be Yours
    Charmaine
  5. 4. When a Puppy Love Grows up!
  6. 5. Love Trouble
  7. 6. ["All of you girls who think it's a lark to steal another girl's boyfriend"]
    Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic
  8. 7. ["I'm a girl who's been around and seen plenty"]
  9. 8. Love's Little Teacher!
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