Young Love #24

Published
1953
Page count
28
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (190mm x 265mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
An Atlas Publication
 
An Atlas Publication

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Notes

From page two: "On the cover: Peggy Dow, a Universal Pictures star." Peggy Dow had a three year acting career and was a rising star before marrying and leaving the industry. Her last film was I Want You in 1951. She is most known for her role as the nurse in comedy classic “Harvey,” starring opposite Jimmy Stewart.

Show/hide 1. Your Own Apartment! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Jean Mitchell; Irma; Val Adams; Buz Wilson

Credits

Art
Bill Draut, line art
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Joe Simon, editor
 
Jack Kirby, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Romance (Prize, 1947 series) v5#4 (40) (December 1951)
Your Own Apartment!

Synopsis

Jean convinces her family to let her move to New York, but only if she goes with friend Irma. Their small apartment is brightened by violin-playing from a neighbour, who Jean fantasises about and hopes to meet. New York is a dream come true for her, but Irma longs to return home to boyfriend Hank. After Irma leaves, violin-player Val sees her alone and offers her company, but Jean feels patronised and tells him to go. Jean then makes the mistake of inviting work colleague Buz into the apartment. He tries to rape Jean, who is saved by Val.

Show/hide 2. More About Beauty Text article, 1 page

Credits

Writing
, author [as Charmaigne]
Text
, typeset

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Love (Prize, 1949 series) v2#12 [18] (February 1951)
More About Beauty

Synopsis

Charmaign provides beauty tips for dealing with dry skin, freckles and enlarged pores. She warns that skin problems are often a sign that something else is wrong with your body.

Show/hide 3. Marriage on a Shoestring! Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Paula; Roy; Parker; Mrs. Harrigan; Mr. Whitney; Helen

Credits

Art
John Prentice, line art
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Joe Simon, editor
 
Jack Kirby, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Romance (Prize, 1947 series) v5#4 (40) (December 1951)
Marriage on a Shoestring!

Notes

Paula and Roy married young and money is tight, but Roy is holding out for a promotion. When Paula gets pregnant, the situation gets worse and Roy discovers Paula is doing cleaning jobs to get more money. She's now exhausted and he takes over the house work and looking after the baby. Soon he is exhausted and he makes mistakes at work. He misses out on the promotion. But when he opens up with his boss, Mr. Whitney has been through similar experiences and understands. Mr. Whitney changes his mind and Roy gets the promotion.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic) Comic story, 2 pages

"Here is a problem which is a direct casualty of this modern, streamlined age we live in…"

Featuring

Feature
Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic
Genre
Romance
Characters
Nancy Hale (host); Libby D.; Clifford; mother; father; Jack; Dotty

Credits

Art
Jack Kirby , penciller

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Synopsis

Nancy talks about the fear of entering into an unhappy marriage in response to a letter from Libby D. Libby and Cliff are in love, but they keep seeing other people in unhappy marriages. Nancy advises not to expect a marriage to fix existing problems, to be unselfish, to try to help each other, and to be determined to stick it out in spite of setbacks. "A happy marriage is the closest thing to heaven on Earth."

Show/hide 5. The Red Dress! Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Fran; Frank Leonard; Winnie; Charley; Harry Cullen; Nancy O'Hara

Credits

Writing
Natalie Krigstein, scripter
Art
Mort Meskin, penciller [signed as Mort]
 
Mort Meskin , inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Joe Simon, editor
 
Jack Kirby, editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Romance (Prize, 1947 series) v5#4 (40) (December 1951)
The Red Dress!

Synopsis

When Winnie says she loves her sister's red dress, Fran gives it to her. She wears it to school and boys notice her, including Frank Leonard the football team captain. Soon all the other girls hate her for stealing Nancy's boyfriend. She feels miserable and tears up the dress, hoping to get her old life back. But it is still the same and Frank explains -- it isn't the dress, she has grown up. He's crazy about her no matter what she wears and he has also grown up and outgrown Nancy.

Show/hide 6. How to Get Along With Boys [Full page] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Details

Printed
1954
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How to Get Along With Boys [Full page]

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 5437

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