Young Romance #v5#7 (43)
(March 1952)

Prize, 1947 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Feature Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Prize Publication
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
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Photo cover

Fool in Love! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Celia Hendrix; Phil Long; Mr. Wyatt; Lincoln Cross
Synopsis
Celia’s boss Phil asks her to make friends with aspiring songwriter Lincoln, so that Lincoln will sell his songs to their publishing firm on favorable terms. Celia and Lincoln fall in love and she’s fired when she types up a fair contract for him. Phil and his partner decide to sign the contract anyway, but Celia resigns to become Lincoln’s wife and manager.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A college education is a wonderful thing!
Genre
romance
Characters
Nancy Hale; Deborah L.; Jerry
Synopsis
Deborah dates cabbie Jerry but wants him to go to college. He insists he doesn’t “need a fancy degree!” Nancy Hale advises: “You ought to be thankful for such an industrious, energetic young man!”

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Way They Met! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rita was furious!
Genre
romance
Characters
Rita K.; Leo F. Bellingham; Genevieve
Synopsis
Office worker Rita is complaining to a fellow worker about an almost illegible report sent in by a salesman. A man arrives to see the boss and admits he’s the one who wrote the report. He asks Rita to tutor him in writing reports, over dinner.

A Honey of a Sergeant! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Melinda Hopkins; Craig Jordan; Mrs. Rand; Mr. Ridges; Jean; Cherry; Mr. Bergner
Synopsis
Melinda leaves the Army and takes a job at a company, but her strict supervision causes morale to plummet in her division. The boss asks Craig to straighten her out and he does, by faking a crisis and taking Melinda to dinner. When she learns the truth, Melinda rejects him but Craig tells her off and admits he was also in the military and outranked her. They reconcile.

Indexer Notes

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

Your Crowning Glory (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Charmaine]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Say it With Kisses! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Dottie Reiner; Willie Reiner; Bill Mason; Mr. Spalding; Mae Smith
Synopsis
Dottie runs a flower shop and Bill becomes her best customer, sending bouquets to his fiancée Mae. Dottie claims she’s also engaged, which is untrue. When Bill leaves town on a business trip, she discovers Mae broke up with him, because he was spending more time buying her flowers than being with her. Bill returns and doesn’t seem sad about Mae, because he really loves Dottie now.

End Those Blues (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Nancy Hale]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Gentlemen Prefer Ladies! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
romance
Characters
Jennifer Wilson; Mike Miller; Sadie Parker; Max; Willy Keats; Mrs. Miller
Synopsis
Jennifer and her family live in an upscale part of town. When she becomes attracted to radio repairman Mike, she thinks he’s not interested because of his lower socio-economic status. She starts hanging around with the “Horton Street” crowd but Mike likes her even less, because he thinks her new friends are low-class. Mike tells her “it doesn’t pay to lower your standards to try to win a man! Gentlemen always prefer ladies!” and they kiss.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Fool in Love!
  3. 2. ["A college education is a wonderful thing!"]
    Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic
  4. 3. ["Rita was furious!"]
    The Way They Met!
  5. 4. A Honey of a Sergeant!
  6. 5. Your Crowning Glory
  7. 6. Say it With Kisses!
  8. 7. End Those Blues
  9. 8. Gentlemen Prefer Ladies!
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