Young Romance v3#5 (17)

United States

Prize

United States

Published
January 1950
Page count
52
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/8060

Credits

Editing
Joe Simon, Editor
 
Jack Kirby, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Art
Carlyle Blackwell Jr., photographer
Text
, typeset

Notes

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

Show/hide 1. The Girl Who Tempted Me! Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Lola Howard; Amos; Ethan; Ma

Credits

Writing
Jack Kirby , scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Joe Simon, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ben Oda, letterer

Reprint history

Printed in
Real Love: The Best of Simon and Kirby Romance Comics (Eclipse, 1988 series) #[nn] (October 1988)
 
The Jack Kirby Reader (Pure Imagination, 2003 series) #[1] (2003)

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.

Show/hide 2. I Want Him Back! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Bill Henry; Janet; Ruth Jeffers

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
 
Lee Elias , penciller
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ben Oda, letterer

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.

Show/hide 3. Glamor Can Be Yours (Charmaine) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Charmaine
Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, scripter [as Charmaigne]
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ben Oda, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Young Romance (Atlas, 1949? series) #16 (December 1950)
Glamour Can Be Yours

Synopsis

Tips on hand care.

Show/hide 4. When a Puppy Love Grows up! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Helen Richards; David Fuller; Mr. Carter; Ruth Richards

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Draut, line art
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ben Oda, letterer

Synopsis

Helen rejects aspiring composer David because she wants a successful husband. Helen’s younger sister Ruth has a crush on David; three 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!”

Show/hide 5. Love Trouble Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
Jack Kirby, line art
 
Joe Simon , inker
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

3 illos

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic) Comic story, 2 pages

"All of you girls who think it's a lark to steal another girl's boyfriend"

Featuring

Feature
Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic
Genre
Romance
Characters
Nancy Hale; Velma; Joyce; Brad Gifford; Mrs. Sibert

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Draut, line art
 
, inker
Colours
, colourist
Text
Ben Oda, letterer

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 apologizes to Joyce and they are friends once more.

Show/hide 7. Untitled Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"I'm a girl who's been around and seen plenty"

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

House ad for "Young Romance" and "Young Love" comics.

Notes

Covers of Young Romance #18 and Young Love #7 are reproduced.

Show/hide 8. Love's Little Teacher! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Tony; Helene; Jill; Jay

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bruno Premiani, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Young Romance (Atlas, 1949? series) #16 (December 1950)
Love's Little Teacher!

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.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 108105

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