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Home Prize Comics Group Young Love Young Love 048 (v5 06) -JVJ
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Part of the Prize Spotlight Part 2 - Romance!
From the JVJ Collection
Scan by rangerhouse,
Edit by Yoc
Volume: #5, Issue: #6 (48)
Published: August 1953, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Color: Full Color Dimensions: Standard Golden, Then Silver Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) How Can You Pretend It's Love
Credits: Pencils: ? (photograph) | Inks: ? (photograph) | Colours: ? (photograph) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Romance

Comic Story (6 pages) Don't Wait for Me!
Synopsis: Russ goes off to fight in Korea, leaving his girlfriend Amy behind. Matt, an Army friend of Russ, visits Amy and says Russ hasn’t written because he was wounded. Matt falls in love with Amy and suggests “Russ isn’t a prize package!” When Russ arrives, he admits he hasn’t been faithful to her and had asked Matt to break up with Amy for him; Matt made up the wounded-arm story to spare her feelings. Amy goes off with Matt.
Credits: Pencils: Jack Kirby | Inks: Joe Simon
Genre: Romance
Characters: Russ Amy Cooper Matt Stevens

Comic Story (4 pages) The Marrying Kind
Synopsis: 18-year-old Lucy decides to marry Bob, an older crew member she’s just met on a cruise. Her older sister opposes the match, but when she meets the handsome ship’s captain she finds romance of her own.
Credits: Pencils: Jack Kirby
Genre: Romance
Characters: Lucy Lucy's Sister The Captain

Text Article (1 page) Let's Go Dutch
Credits: Script: ? [as Nancy Hale] | Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (3 pages) Cold Shoulder for Two!
Synopsis: Jerri and Patrice are both dumped by their boyfriends. Jerri falls into depression and her “continued morbid behavior” leads to “a state of collapse!” Patrice, on the other hand, after grieving for a bit, gets on with her life and eventually finds a “new...more gratifying love!”
Credits: Pencils: Jack Kirby | Inks: George Roussos
Genre: Romance
Characters: Jerri Castle Patrice Lovell Mr. Castle Mrs. Castle Tess

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic
Synopsis: Marie writes to Nancy Hale: her husband Charley is a factory worker who sometimes works the night shift. This plays havoc with Marie’s life and she turns “into a nagging shrew!” Nancy says Marie must “adjust herself to her husband’s schedule.” Marie does, and things work out.
Credits: Pencils: Jack Kirby
Genre: Romance
Characters: Nancy Hale Marie Charley Helen

Comic Story (4 pages) How Can You Pretend About Love!
Synopsis: Sherry and Jeff are engaged but she’s adopted and wonders who her real parents might be. She thinks she might be of “aristocratic stock.” Her adopted parents give Jeff the address of Sherry’s mother: she lives in a slum and is an aged slattern. Jeff doesn’t want to destroy Sherry’s illusions, so he tells her that he couldn’t find her parents. He’ll marry her and “share her with a dream.”
Credits: Pencils: John Prentice | Inks: John Prentice?
Genre: Romance
Characters: Jeff Sherry Anderson Mr. Anderson Mrs. Anderson Mrs. Masters Mrs. Cooper

Text Article (1 page) Beauty Is As....
Credits: Script: ? [as Charmaigne] | Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (6 pages) Love, Honor and Betray!
Synopsis: Alan’s wife dies in childbirth and he is bitter; he leaves the child behind and goes to South America to work for 3 years. Alan returns and wants to claim Steve, but Jean is his legal guardian and won’t give him up. Alan romances Jean and marries her so he can claim his son. After the wedding, Jean finds out Alan intends to take Steve back to South America without her, and leaves. However, she gives up the child. Alan changes his mind and decides to form a real family with Jean and Steve.
Credits: Pencils: Bill Draut
Genre: Romance
Characters: Alan Franklin Mr. Herrick Steve Franklin Jean Porter

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