Young Romance #6

Published
February 1950
Page count
28
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
An Atlas AP Publication (1948–1952)
 
An Atlas AP Publication (1948–1952)
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1636242

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Credits

Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset
Editing
Joe Simon, original Editor
 
Jack Kirby, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Love (Prize, 1949 series) v1#6 [6] (December 1949-January 1950)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Good Manners Will Make You Rate with Your Date) Letters page, 1 page

"As I work out of the city, my girl friend often books the tickets at city picture theatres."

Featuring

Feature
Good Manners Will Make You Rate with Your Date

Credits

Writing
, scripter [credited as Nancy Hale]
Art
, line art (illustration)
Text
, typeset

Notes

Although this pages uses a local address (282 Queen's Parade, Clifton Hill, Melbourne, Victoria) this feature is probably reprinted from US Young Romance or Young Love.

Show/hide 2. The Easy Life Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Claire Stratton; Mr. Stratton; Mrs. Stratton; John Cantrell; Steve Crane

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Joe Simon, line art
 
Joe Simon , penciller
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Joe Simon, original Editor
 
Jack Kirby, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Romance (Prize, 1947 series) v2#3 (9) (January-February 1949)
The Easy Life

Synopsis

Claire grows up in poverty, caring for her invalid father and berated by her stepmother. Her father tells her to “get the things she wants” in life and commits suicide so he won’t be a burden. Claire sets out to seduce her boss John, and he proposes marriage to her. Fellow employee Steve knows Claire’s plan and blackmails her into going on a date with him: he admits he loves Claire but can’t give her the luxurious life she wants. Claire confesses all to John, and he admits he knew what she was doing, but loved her anyway. He sets her free to reunite with Steve.

Show/hide 3. Second Chance for Love Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
Bill Draut, line art (illustration)
Text
, letterer
Editing
Joe Simon, original Editor
 
Jack Kirby, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Romance (Prize, 1947 series) v2#5 (11) (May-June 1949)
Second Chance for Love
Show/hide 4. My Big Sister's Beau! Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Irene; Frank Kennedy; Verne; Buzzy Bernard

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
 
Jack Kirby, penciller
 
Joe Simon , penciller
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Joe Simon, original Editor
 
Jack Kirby, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Romance (Prize, 1947 series) v2#2 (8) (November-December 1948)
My Big Sister's Beau!

Synopsis

Teenager Irene is attracted to her older sister Verne’s boyfriend Frank. While Verne is out, Irene dresses in her sister’s clothes and dates Frank, but feels out of place. She sees Verne dressed in Irene’s “bobby-soxer” outfit, dancing with Irene’s boyfriend Buzzy. Irene decides to act her age from now on.

Show/hide 5. To Love Again Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Genre
Romance
Characters
Paul Walther; Cathy; Major; Tom

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Bill Draut, line art
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
Joe Simon, original Editor
 
Jack Kirby, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Young Romance (Prize, 1947 series) v2#2 (8) (November-December 1948)
To Love Again

Synopsis

In post-WWII Europe, Army nurse Cathy meets artist Paul, who had spent four years in a concentration camp and has lost his faith in humanity. Cathy returns to the USA and her fiancé Tom, but arranges for Paul to emigrate to America. Tom, jealous, punches Paul when he hears Paul admit he loves Cathy. Cathy rejects Tom and realizes she loves Paul.

Show/hide 6. War Bride (Young Romance No 7) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Young Romance No 7

Credits

Writing
Jack Kirby , scripter
Art
Jack Kirby, penciller [signed]
 
Joe Simon, inker [signed]
 
Jack Kirby , inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer

Notes

The top two-thirds of this advertisement reprints the splash panel from 'War Bride' originally printed in Young Romance (Prize, 1947 series) #v2#1 (7) (September-October 1948).

Show/hide 7. An Atlas AP Publication Credits, 1 page

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Andy Bayes

AusReprints ID

  • 61085

Entry created

  • 08/11/2018

Cover added

  • 11/11/2018

Index completed

  • 07/08/2023

Last updated

  • 01/01/2024