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  • Issue #1
    Young Love (1949-1957) 1
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    • 7" cumulative spine split. Cover and centerfold detached. Water damage, staple rust with migration. Mold.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. "The Man I Loved Was a Woman-Hater!", pencils by Jack Kirby; Karen goes on vacation to Florida and meets artist Pete, who saves her from drowning but is otherwise hostile; Kay arrives, claiming to be his fiancé; Pete says she broke his heart but he now loves Karen. "The Plumber and Me," art by Bill Draut; Nina moves to New York to study art; She falls in with a pretentious crowd of would-be artists, but dates down-to-earth plumber Pete; Nina and her friends mock Pete and he vanishes. "Fickle," pencils by Jack Kirby; Marcia has a reputation for dating and then dropping her boyfriends; She goes out with Steve, a college classmate of her brother, and falls in love with him. "The Proper Thing to Do" text article, pencils by Jack Kirby. "Two Loves," art by Bill Draut; Psychiatrist Jim prevents Kit from committing suicide over a failed love affair; They become friends; Hes a widower and 20 years older than she, but asks Kit to marry him; Pat, the girlfriend of Jims son Paul, thinks Kit is a gold-digger like she is. "Lady Luck," art by Bill Draut; Ruth is engaged to oil driller Roy but finds herself attracted to his gambler friend Johnny; Roy says he lost his well to Johnny; Ruth dares Johnny to wager the oil well against her love: if he wins, he gets her and the well; If he loses, hell leave town and Roy and Ruth will marry. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Young Love (1949-1957) 2

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    Photo covers begin. Art by Bill Draut, Al Eadeh, John Belfi, Vic Donahue and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Redhead Judy is ashamed to tell Hal she works as a "taxi dancer," or dancer for hire. 17-year-old Laurie insists on marrying her beau, but her parents think she's too young. Nancy Hale gives advice to a girl whose reputation is damaged because she likes to dance. Too Wise For Romance; A Very Young Bride; Girl or Goddess?; Love Finds a Way; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Old Maid. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Young Love (1949-1957) 3

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    Photo cover. "Wallflower!", art by Bill Draut; After several embarrassing experiences as a teen, Amy gets a reputation as a "wallflower" at social events and loses confidence in herself; Photographer Bix offers her a job, modelling in a nightclub, and she performs well. "Look Before You Love!", pencils by Jack Kirby; Secretary Joyce falls in love with Kerry at first sight; However, after he proposes, she catches him in an embrace with former girlfriend Myra; Kerry claims he initially used her to make Myra jealous, but now he really loves Joyce. "Headstrong!", art by Bill Draut; Vicki is hired as a reporter for a small-town newspaper; She interviews Duke and begins to date him, despite his reputation as a wolf; However, when one of Dukes former girlfriends blames Vicki for stealing his affections and tries to commit suicide, Vicki is tarred by scandal and fired from her job. Untitled story, art by Vic Donahue; Alice tells Nancy Hale that her boyfriend Bob dumped her because she refused to drink alcohol at parties; Nancy introduces her to various people who say drinking is a personal choice for mature people and can be dangerous for young people. "I Didn't Want Love" text story. "Match Makers!", art by Ken Riley; Paulas parents are immigrants from Europe and raise her in a strict, old-fashioned manner; When her parents insist she get married before she turns 20 and that they will pick her husband, she rebels; Even though the man theyve chosen is Arthur, whom she loves, Paula refuses on principle. "Clinging Vine," art by Bill Draut; Mary Lou pretends to be a "helpless, wide-eyed, clinging vine" type to attract dates; She becomes engaged to Stan, but he is soon irritated by her feigned helplessness; Mary Lou thinks newcomer Wilma has stolen Stans affection, but Wilma says Stan merely got tired of Mary Lous act: "Men like women to be feminine, but they dont like them to be dopes!" 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Young Love (1949-1957) 4

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    Art by Bill Draut, George Gregg, Bruno Premiani, Vic Donahue, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. War widow Barbara is conflicted when she falls for Jack, who reminds her of her husband. Judy is dating rambunctious Peter, but she's drawn to his stable friend Johnny. Nancy Hale gives advice to a girl who gets jealous for no reason. Photo cover star identified in indicia as Joy Lansing, but does not resemble that star, who appears on the cover of issue #5. In Love With a Memory!; His Best Friend's Sweetheart!; My Strange Fear!; Show Off!; This Time for Keeps!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Two-Timer! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Young Love (1949-1957) 5
    • Cover oxidation.

    Photo cover features movie star Joy Lansing. Art by Ann Brewster, Bruno Premiani, and Joe Simon. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Eve faces judgment from male and female peers alike because she likes to play the field. Reformed shoplifter Margie wants a man who won't judge her for her past, but she's not sure if it's bad-boy Dave or handsome co-worker Lee. Kathy encourages architect Johnny to sell the plans for their dream home to further his career. Too Many Boy Friends; Long Engagement!; The Love I Didn't Want!; For Sale: One Dream!; Made for Each Other; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Discovered! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Young Love (1949-1957) 6

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    Photo cover. Entire issue overseen by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. "For Handsome Men Only!", art by Bruno Premiani; Connie chooses artist Don over his businessman brother Norman because Don is more handsome; They become engaged but Connie learns Don is a no-talent freeloader who has been cheating on her, while Norman is a kind, reliable fellow. "Taken For A Ride!", art by Bill Draut; Young engineer Bill dates Edith, but her expensive tastes strain his meager salary; He spends all of his savings and even takes out a loan; Hes fired when his boss finds out, and Edith dumps him; Bill gets a manual labor job and is befriended by diner waitress Betty. "The Life of the Party!", pencils by John Giunta, inks by Manny Stallman and Joe Simon; Bill and April are engaged, but he leaves to work in Alaska for two years, to save money so they can be married "years sooner!"; 18 months later, he writes and breaks up with her; April resumes her social life and tries to be the "life of the party" but cant forget Bill. "The Beauty Salon" one-page story. "My Promise!", pencils by George Gregg and Jack Kirby, inks by George Gregg; Sallys fiancé Bob leaves to study in France for 2 years, and makes her promise to be faithful to him; Sally meets new town dentist Terry and they fall in love, but she resists. "The Trouble With Julie" text story, art by Jack Kirby. "The Boarder and Baby Sister!", art by Bruno Premiani; Vic returns to her hometown after working as a model in New York; Her mother and younger sister Jan run a boarding house, and Vic meets handsome tenant Guy; Guy plans to open a dress store and offers Jan a job as his assistant and model. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Young Love (1949-1957) 7
    Published 1950 by Prize.

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    Photo cover features film star Barbara Bates. Art by Bill Draut, Bruno Premiani, Vic Donahue, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue # 7 on cover; listed as Vol. 2, issue #1 in indicia. Jonas loves a beautiful carnival dancer, but his minister father disapproves, to put it mildly. Social worker Ruth falls for her bitter client Danny, but he sees her as an agent of authority. Karen feels left out when Scott's acting career takes off. The Carnival Girl; Give Me Your Kisses; A Secret Affair; Pride and Passion; Love Him or Leave Him; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Let's Change Partners. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Young Love (1949-1957) 8
    Published 1950 by Prize.

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    Art by Bill Draut, Bruno Premiani, Vic Donahue, Mort Meskin, Leonard Starr, Jack Kirby, John Severin and Will Elder. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. No issue number listed on cover; Vol. 2, issue #2 in indicia. Amnesiac Marcy fears that she may have a man in her past she loves as much as her husband. Sculptor Celia loves fellow artist Harvey, but he only sees her as a colleague. "The Man in My Dreams" is a rare story featuring early art by future EC legends John Severin and Will Elder, with embellishments by Jack Kirby! Every Man I Meet; Danger! Soft Shoulder!; A New You; Code for Women; Happy Though Single; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; There's Romance in the Stars; How To Increase Your Dateability; The Man in My Dreams; Which is Your Dream Man?; Marriage of Convenience. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Young Love (1949-1957) 9
    Published 1950 by Prize.

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    Art by Bill Draut, Bruno Premiani, Mort Meskin, John Severin and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. No issue number listed on cover; Vol. 2, issue #3 in indicia. A man and a woman who don't even like each other are forced to share a room, in a story featuring some spicy art for the era. A story featuring early art by future EC legend John Severin (and possibly Will Elder), and another by Jack Kirby. A Man in Her Room; Carbon Copy; You Can't Be Perfect; The Romance Peddlers; Second-Hand Sweetheart; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; There's Romance in the Stars; How To Stay Young; Anybody's Girl. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Young Love (1949-1957) 10
    Published 1950 by Prize.
    • Cover detached, 1" spine split from base.

    Art by Bill Draut, Bruno Premiani, Mort Meskin, and Leonard Starr. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. No issue number listed on cover; Vol. 2, issue #4 in indicia. Banana plantation manager Steve is all business until he falls for naive, unspoiled island gal Lua. Pete finds that Carol is subtly controlling his life, and he resents it. Steady Joe and hunky Dave compete for Ginny's affections against the backdrop of a dam under construction. Untouched; At Your Own Risk; The Girl I Picked From The Phone Directory; My Backwoods Love; Forget That Grudge; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; There's Romance in the Stars; Femininity Pays Dividends; Common. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Young Love (1949-1957) 11
    Published 1950 by Prize.
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story.

    Photo cover. "Let's Try Again," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Noreen is plain and is therefore jealous of her boyfriend Glenn's alleged attention to other women; During an argument, she causes an auto accident and her face is badly cut; Plastic surgery makes her beautiful, but she thinks Glenn only pitied her before; Calling herself Jean, she meets Glenn at a ski resort and makes him fall in love with her. "A Match For Any Man," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Mona is hired by the party to craft Jeff into a viable political candidate; They fall in love and are married; "Jeff could be led but not driven," and she tries to convince him to campaign her way; He wants to keep his private life private; She works hard and he rises in the polls, but their relationship suffers. "Little White Lies," art by Vic Donahue; Kay is "tired of being a nobody's wife!" because her husband Tom doesn't work hard enough at his ad agency copywriting job: he wants to be a novelist; Under an assumed name, she becomes friends with Tom's boss Walter--pretending to be Tom's sister-in-law--and urges him to promote Tom. "I'll Never Get Married," pencils by Art Peddy; Jane, who considers herself "plain" and "unexceptional," vows to never marry: "I don't want the men who want me, and I can't get the men I want!"; Jane loves her boss John, but he dates wealthy Gloria; Jane tries to love Paul but can't get John out of her mind. "First-Date Tactics" text story. Untitled story, pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; Jennie tells her friend Shirley that she's not interested in fellow college student Jeffrey, so Shirley begins to date him; Charley tells Jennie he loves Shirley, and Jennie realizes she loves Jeffrey. "The Eyes Have It" article; Beauty tips for eyes. "The Girl I'm Looking For," pencils by Max Elkan, inks by Simon and Kirby shop; Before he ships out for occupation duty, soldier Art falls in love with Julia; 2 years later he returns and tries to find her; Julia's roommate Helen doesn't know where she is, but she helps Art in his quest; They run into various shady characters but no one knows where Julia is. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Young Love (1949-1957) 12

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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Art by Bill Draut, Vic Donahue, Mort Meskin, and Leonard Starr. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. No issue number listed on cover; Vol. 2, issue #6 in indicia. Actors who can't stand each other must play a romantic scene together. Phyllis is smitten with ladies' man Bill, who's already broken her best friend's heart. Judy falls for Dave, who resembles her departed sweetheart Scott. Smooth Operator!; The Love Fakers!; Are You Welcome?; One Mad Moment!; Because You Look Like Him!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Summer Beauty Tricks by Charmaigne; Her Kind of Man! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Young Love (1949-1957) 13
    Published 1950 by Prize.
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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Art by Vic Donahue, Mort Meskin, Leonard Starr, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. No issue number listed on cover; Vol. 2, issue #7 in indicia. Andy finds he can no longer trust his best friend around his lovely sweetheart Gloria. Steve always falls for Betty's attention-getting gambits, and Judy's getting sick of it. Nancy Hale gives advice to a couple who are about to be separated by college plans. Everybody Wants My Girl!; The Problem Man; In Trouble!; The Woman Across the Hall!; Two Can Play the Game; Recipe for Love!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Hair Do's and Don'ts by Charmaigne. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Young Love (1949-1957) 14
    Published 1950 by Prize.

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    Cover by Jack Kirby. Art by Bill Draut, Mort Meskin, Leonard Starr, George Roussos and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. No issue number listed on cover; Vol. 2, issue #8 in indicia. Conflict ensues when Linda gets engaged to upper-class Doug, who looks down on her family. Lollie is ashamed to introduce her new beau to her eccentric family. Joan falls for hobo Steve and tries to help him rebuild his life, but he's not interested. Ask Me No Questions -- I'll Tell You No Lies!; Going Steady; A Family Affair!; You'll Never Replace Helen!; Stay Out of My Life!; Watch Out for Girls Like Her!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Watching Your P.Q. by Charmaigne. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Young Love (1949-1957) 15
    Published 1950 by Prize.
    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Art by John Severin, Will Elder, Bill Draut, Mort Meskin, Leonard Starr, and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #15 on cover; Vol. 2, issue #9 in indicia. Marge has a chance to get even with the man who jilted her. Jan's fixation on keeping up appearances is about to bankrupt her family. A story featuring early art by future EC legends John Severin and Will Elder. Sometimes...Love isn't Enough!; Man Wanted; Will You Help Me?; When Should an Engagement be Broken?; Lover Boy; Beauty and the Benefactor!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Be Kind to Your Feet by Charmaigne. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Young Love (1949-1957) 16
    Published 1950 by Prize.

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    Cover by Jack Kirby. Art by Bill Draut, Mort Meskin, and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #16 on cover; Vol. 4, issue #4 in indicia. Jack is concerned about Merry's wild friends, but she rejects his controlling behavior. Claire fears for her fiancee's health because he plays football with a heart condition. Tom falls for his mother's maid Gerta, but both fear her disapproval. The Reformer; Bring A Friend; Will You Help Me?; It's The Little Things; The Upstairs Maid; When He Begins To Tire; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Huntress. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Young Love (1949-1957) 17
    Published 1950 by Prize.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #2007899012

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Art by John Severin, Mort Meskin, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #17 on cover; Vol. 2, issue #11 in indicia. Mildred hopes Scott's money will get her out of poverty, but he's got a couple of surprises for her. Janie fakes a fiancee to impress her friends, but scares off the man who actually loves her. Bitter redhead Della doesn't trust any man - even the one she should. The Quiet One; I Saw Him First; Will You Help Me?; The Blind Date; Go Home and Grow Up; Personality Plus; I Promised Never To Marry; She Loves Too Wisely. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Young Love (1949-1957) 18
    Published 1950 by Prize.
    • Cover detached.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Art by Bill Draut, Mort Meskin, Leonard Starr and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #18 on cover; Vol. 2, issue #12 in indicia. Georgia's interfering mother tries to sabotage her relationship with Eddie. Babs agrees to marry a man she hates to keep her real boyfriend out of prison. A woman from an unhappy home fears that her own marriage will turn out the same way. Unwilling Bride; The Cave Man Type; Will You Help Me?; Let's Talk Clothes; He's So Refined; My Old Flame; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; More About Beauty; I Won't Leave Mother. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Young Love (1949-1957) 19
    Published 1951 by Prize.

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Art by Bill Draut, Mort Meskin, Marvin Stein and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #19 on cover; Vol. 3, issue #1 in indicia. Nora flings herself at Charlie, but he was just being polite. Tommy and Martha decide to get married, even though they're both just seventeen. A couple's promise to keep no secrets from each other winds up tripping them both up. Also featuring a vintage ad for the book "How to Get Along with Boys." High School Honeymoon!; Later Than You Think!; Will You Help Me?; The Girl Who Loves Him!; Girls Who Wear Glasses; The Price of Popularity; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Love Song in Blue. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Young Love (1949-1957) 20
    Published 1951 by Prize.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Art by John Prentice, Mort Meskin, Marvin Stein and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #20 on cover; Vol. 3, issue #2 in indicia. Claire develops a reputation for stealing other women's boyfriends. Paula marries wealthy Michael, but having all that money changes her. Penny adores Craig, but he finds her constant attention to be smothering. The Cinderella Girl; More About Grooming; Will You Help Me?; Love Parasite; Why Be A Wallflower?; Big Bertha; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Yours For The Asking. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Young Love (1949-1957) 21
    Published 1951 by Prize.

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    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Art by Bill Draut, John Prentice, Mort Meskin, Marvin Stein and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #21 on cover; Vol. 3, issue #3 in indicia. Betty tires of Jack's constant studying, but Howard just wants to have fun. Ted's interfering sister tries to break up his romance with Sharon. Irma fears that Henry is just marrying her to get back at Alice. All Work And No Love; Afraid of Being Burned Again; Will You Help Me?; Get Rid Of That Woman; Those Irritating Habits; Marry Me Mister; Second Try. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Young Love (1949-1957) 22
    Published 1951 by Prize.
    • 3/4" Spine split.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Art by Bill Draut, John Prentice, Mort Meskin, Marvin Stein and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #22 on cover; Vol. 3, issue #4 in indicia. Honey goes to pieces when Dolly steals Jim away from her. Marcia is ashamed of Cal's hillbilly family. Terry decides to butt in when she sees her best friend's fiance dating another woman. Meet The Folks; There's Romance in the Stars; Will You Help Me?; Like All The Rest; Ready For Marriage; Cry Baby; In Place of Beauty; The Breakup. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Young Love (1949-1957) 23

    Art by Bill Draut, John Prentice, Mort Meskin, Marvin Stein and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #23 on cover; Vol. 3, issue #5 in indicia. Edie says whatever will win a guy's attention, even if it's a lie. Paul gives his maid Peggy a "My Fair Lady" makeover, and inevitably falls for her in the process. Warning signs of bad boyfriends and other love advice. Also featuring a vintage ad that offers to help women and men gain weight, a sign of its times. Maid to Order!; Does He Treat You Right?; Will You Help Me?; Cradle Robber!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; In Love With Two; Wrong Number!; Half an Hour To Beauty; Nag, Nag, Nag! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Young Love (1949-1957) 24

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    Art by Bill Draut, John Prentice, Mort Meskin, Marvin Stein and George Roussos. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #24 on cover; Vol. 3, issue #6 in indicia. A pro gambler decides to go straight after he falls in love. Nancy Hale gives advice to girls who are thinking of eloping. A soldier stationed on the remote tropical island Bongao is accidentally betrothed to a local. I'll Bet My Love!; Glorify Your Hair; Left at the Altar!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Don't Tell on Me!; Don't Get Serious; Native Wedding! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Young Love (1949-1957) 25

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    Art by Mort Meskin, Marvin Stein and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #25 on cover; Vol. 3, issue #7 in indicia. Peggy Hill (no relation to the King of the Hill character) falls for a handsome sailor, but has to tell him that she's only sixteen. Alice has a rocky relationship, in a story featuring an "Alice in Wonderland" splash panel full of Wonderland characters. An engaged man decides to reconnect with an old flame, but it doesn't quite go as planned. Also featuring vintage ads for weight gain, Uncle Bernie's Toy Shop, and "How to Write Thrilling Love Letters." Off Limits to Love!; Alice Finds Her Wonderland!; How to Meet Men; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; How Can You Tell It's Love!; My Old Flame!; Marriage Bargain! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Young Love (1949-1957) 26

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    Stories and art by Natalie Krigstein, Bill Draut, Mort Meskin, Marvin Stein and Ross Andru. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #26 on cover; Vol. 3, issue #8 in indicia. An actress's new beau adds too much drama to her life. Cora loves stable George, but keeps going back to bad-boy Bill. Librarian Polly falls for a handsome bookworm who's not what he seems. Let's Keep It Gay!; Bad Penny!; Not the Type; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Banish Blemish Blues; Polly Wants a Boy Friend; No Man Around; I Was a Fugitive's Sweetheart! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Young Love (1949-1957) 27

    Art by John Prentice, Bill Draut, Mort Meskin, and George Roussos. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #27 on cover; Vol. 3, issue #9 in indicia. Helen fears that Rick is planning to dump her. Gayle wants to romance klutzy Clark, but she has to keep saving him from disaster. Ruth is bored with the same old pick-up lines. Also featuring a vintage ads for the book "How to Get Along with Boys" and "How to Hypnotize" (!). The Brush Off!; Save Me! Lose Me!; You Can Look Like A Glamour Girl for Under $10; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Love Proof!; Are You Good Marriage Material?; The Way They Met!; More About Beauty; Fresh as Daisy! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Young Love (1949-1957) 28

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    Art by George Roussos, Bill Draut, Mort Meskin, and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #28 on cover; Vol. 3, issue #10 in indicia. A woman receives an anonymous love letter after flirting with her handsome mailman. An ever-present friend who can't take a hint starts to interfere with a couple's love life. A woman must choose between a reliable but boring businessman or a poor but devoted sailor. Never Been Kissed?; How He Proposed!; Love Without Logic!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; The Pest!; The Way They Met!; The Other Woman! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Young Love (1949-1957) 29
    • 6" cumulative spine split.

    Art by Bill Draut, Mort Meskin, and John Prentice. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #29 on cover; Vol. 3, issue #11 in indicia. Playboy Larry finally meets a woman he can't just forget and walk away from. Doug loves plus-size redhead Ginny, but she's sensitive about her weight and doubts his sincerity. Ann tries to decide what to do when her fiance falls for someone else. Love 'Em and Leave 'Em Guy!; Heavy Date!; What Did I Do Wrong?; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; My Conscience!; The Over-All Picture; The Sensible Thing To Do!; Dumb Blonde! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Young Love (1949-1957) 30
    • Centerfold detached.

    Art by Bill Draut, Mort Meskin, John Prentice and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #30 on cover; Vol. 3, issue #12 in indicia. A tale of love amid migrant farming families features exceptionally poignant story and art. A lady writer's comic creation "Melvin" comes back to haunt her, in an offbeat story. Redhead Jill falls for Walter after sailor sweetheart Mike is lost at sea, in a story featuring Kirby art. Also featuring a vintage ad for the book "How to Write Thrilling Love Letters." Easy Prey!; The Way They Met!; Mel-Vin!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Is It The Real Thing?; Learn to Love! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Young Love (1949-1957) 31
    Published 1952 by Prize.

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    Photo cover features what could be a young Robert Redford. Art by George Roussos, Mort Meskin, John Prentice and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #31 on cover; Vol. 4, issue #1 in indicia. A misdirected Valentine card causes confusion and heartache for Ginny, Scott and his new love Ruth. Wally and Steve love to camp and fish in the great outdoors, and their new girlfriends don't understand. Alice dreads telling her boyfriend the scandalous family secret: her mother has been married once before. Also featuring a vintage ad for the book "How to Write Thrilling Love Letters." Be My Valentine!; The Great Indoors!; Being Beautiful; Razzle Dazzle Romance!; How To Say No; House of Your Dreams!; How He Proposed; What Advice Would You Have Given?; Baby Doll! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Young Love (1949-1957) 32

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    Photo cover. "Can't Help Wanting That Man!", art by Bill Draut; Janie's mother Lillian pushes her to become a performer, denying her daughter a normal childhood full of fun and social activities; Learning Janie's former high school classmate Glen is now a TV producer, Lillian encourages a romance between the two young people, then pressures Glen into giving Janie a spot on his program. "Nice to Have Around" advice article by Nancy Hale. "Three Day Pass!"; Young soldier Johnny gets a letter from his hometown sweetheart Leila, who says she's dating someone else; Johnny can only get a 3-day pass, which doesn't give him enough time to go home: he decides to go AWOL to see Leila. "Love or Goulash!", pencils by Mort Meskin; Steel heiress Ann is attracted to intern Jake, but isn't comfortable with his working class family or his clientele of steel workers and their families. "Leg Art" advice article. Untitled Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic story, art by Mort Meskin; Jacqueline and Cal take "a break" from their romance because he needs to concentrate on his studies; Although she still cares for Cal and intends to marry him when he graduates, Jacqueline dates Alan, but doesn't love him. Untitled How He Proposed story, inks by George Roussos. "His Lucky Number!", pencils by Mort Meskin; College student Larry wins a prom date with "Queen of the Campus" June; He is surprised that whenever they are together, he is incredibly lucky--winning prizes, avoiding traffic tickets, excelling at golf, and so on. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Young Love (1949-1957) 33

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    Art by George Roussos, Mort Meskin, Bill Draut, Al Eadeh and Ross Andru. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #33 on cover; Vol. 4, issue #3 in indicia. Beautiful Letty throws herself at Stan, while ignoring her landlady's handsome son Willie. Angela has anger-management issues and a way with a withering insult, but it's not helping her love life. The Legs are Familiar!; Temper, Temper!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Under My Skin; The Pretenders!; The Suffering Susans; The Man Around Her House! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Young Love (1949-1957) 34

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    Art by George Roussos, Mort Meskin, Bill Draut, Jo Albistur, John Prentice and Ross Andru. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #34 on cover; Vol. 4, issue #4 in indicia. Lisa is torn between her fiance and the man she saved with a blood transfusion. Kim can't get over being dumped by his fiancee, until he meets attractive co-worker Ginny. An artist "meets cute" with a Greenwich Village gal while they're both shopping for a squash. Out of Control!; The Way They Met!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Left-Over Love!; Beauty Briefs; Live It Up!; Sweet -- But Not So Simple!; The Secret Marriage; The Watchdog! 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Young Love (1949-1957) 35

    Art by George Roussos, Mort Meskin, Bill Draut, and John Prentice. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #35 on cover; Vol. 4, issue #5 in indicia. Jimmy determines to win Martha away from her disabled fiance Steve. Bill is a little too trusting where Charlie and his girlfriend are concerned. Country girl Marcy starts to run with a fast crowd that likes to jitterbug and race their jalopies. The Lonely!; Mind Your Manners!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Heart of Gold!; More Than Beauty by Charmaigne; Fast Crowd! 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Young Love (1949-1957) 36

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    Art by Mort Meskin, Bill Draut, and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #36 on cover; Vol. 4, issue #6 in indicia. Fran disapproves of her younger sister's romance, but her sister suspects there's more to the story. Joan faces a choice between her career and the man she loves. Anne loves Ted, but he can't bear to tell her the dark secret from his past. Two-Faced Woman; Run from Romance; Chasing That Man; Mister Fix-It!; Bathing Suits; What Advice Would You Have Given?; Man of Mystery. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Young Love (1949-1957) 37
    • Severe water damage. Staple rust. Rust migration. 1 1/2" cumulative spine split.

    Art by Bill Walton, Bill Draut, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #37 on cover; Vol. 4, issue #7 in indicia. A woman answers a curious ad for marriage with a handsome man, but first she needs $10,000. Mike meets a waitress who can tell the future with cards, and seeks her love advice. Ethel's new neighbor takes advantage of her helpful nature. Also featuring an early ad for a record club, offering "Hit Parade Tunes" and "Hill Billy Hits." Young Man with Tuxedo Will Marry; You're Meeting His Mother; Tell Your Fortune?; Mr. Know-It-All Falls in Love; How to Be a Sweater Girl; The Way They Met!; Helpmate! 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Young Love (1949-1957) 38
    • Paper: Off white

    Art by John Prentice, Bill Draut, Marvin Stein, Mort Meskin and George Roussos. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #38 on cover; Vol. 4, issue #8 in indicia. Actress Marilyn sets her sights on agent Jay, but his fiancee isn't amused. Uptight Helen is too serious for Charles, but free spirit Margie is too far in the other direction. Gene marries Nora, but he's bitter and jealous of her ex. Also featuring a vintage ad for the book "How to Write Thrilling Love Letters." Jay's Protege; I've Had Enough; Let Your Hair Down!; Take Care of My Sweetheart!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic; Summer Is In; How He Proposed!; What's Mine Is Yours! 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Young Love (1949-1957) 39
    Published 1952 by Prize.

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    Art by Bill Walton, Bill Draut, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #39 on cover; Vol. 4, issue #9 in indicia. Jeff and Lucy find that the strain of running a small business together is about to destroy their marriage. A couple tries to manage a disagreement. A woman seeks to overcome her fear of men. Each Day I Die!; Marriage on the Rocks!; Wanted...a Husband!; Lovers' Quarrel!; Away with Acne!; Will You Help Me?; My Fear of Men!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Young Love (1949-1957) 40
    Published 1952 by Prize.

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    Art by Bill Walton, Bill Draut, John Prentice, Mort Meskin and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #40 on cover; Vol. 4, issue #10 in indicia. Ruth's faith in Ralph is shaken when the college football star gets involved in game-fixing. An ice-skating star tries to sabotage her daughter's romance to further her career. The love affair between 19-year-old Jean and 50-year-old Paul is complicated and fodder for gossip, especially when Paul's handsome son Jeff enters the picture. Fallen Idol!; Going Steady; Love Me on My Terms; In Hot Water!; Mind Your Manners; Cold, Cold Heart!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Young Love (1949-1957) 41
    Published 1953 by Prize.

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    Art by Bill Walton, Bob McCarty, John Prentice, Mort Meskin and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #41 on cover; Vol. 4, issue #11 in indicia. An American soldier in occupied Berlin falls for Greta, but can't bear to tell her he killed her brother. Fran loves no-good Phil, but he's always on the lookout for the next hustle. Nightclub cigarette girl Janie is looking for a rich husband, but she thinks playboy Randy isn't it. Forget Me, Fraulein!; Beauty Aids; Poor Risk for Marriage; A Husband's Ideal; Part Time Charmer!; Loving Is Believing; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Young Love (1949-1957) 42

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    Art by Bill Draut, Morris Waldinger, John Prentice, Mort Meskin and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #42 on cover; Vol. 4, issue #12 in indicia. A hitchhiking waitress and the trucker who picks her up find themselves in a tight spot. Dale is afraid her own reputation will be tainted after her sister is involved in a scandal. Jerry becomes intrigued with the frumpy woman working in his sweatshop. At this point in the series, the stories become pretty offbeat for romance comics. Girl Hitchhiker!; Sincerely, Sue; Scarlet Sister; Your Wardrobe; Horoscope Marriage!; The Outsider; The Creep!; Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic. 40 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Young Love (1949-1957) 43
    Published 1953 by Prize.

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    Photo cover. "Teen-Age Widow," script and art by Jack Kirby; 17-year-old Clara marries Ken before his military deployment; On their honeymoon, hes reported killed in an avalanche; Clara takes a job as governess for widower Tods daughter so she can remain at the site until Kens body is recovered in the spring, but stays on even afterwards; Tod introduces Clara to his employee Herb and they date, but Herbs mother disapproves. "You're Engaged" advice article. "The Wonderful Person!", script by Natalie Krigstein, art by Bill Draut; Ella works for Bill, a middle-aged newcomer who appears to be altruistically helping improve their small town; She admires Bill and even falls in love with him, so she refuses to listen to her boyfriend Jim, who claims Bill must have ulterior motives. "Marriage to a Tree!" one-page non-fiction story. Untitled Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic story, art by Jack Kirby; Thelma has received marriage proposals from handsome football player Eddie and nice, studious assistant librarian Morton; She asks Nancy Hale which one she should marry. "Coiffure Magic" advice article, art by Mort Meskin. "Girl Friday!", art by John Prentice; Ella has been Berts private secretary for 8 years; she loves him, but hes already married; After Berts invalid wife dies, Ella encourages him to take a vacation; Bert returns with a new, young girlfriend, Maude. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Young Love (1949-1957) 44
    Published 1953 by Prize.

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    Art by Al Eadeh, Mort Meskin and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #44 on cover; Vol. 5, issue #2 in indicia. Two auto mechanics are both secretly in love with the boss's daughter, Mary. Champion swimmer Julie is forced to choose between her sport and the man she loves. Fran is torn between her boyfriend and his flirty brother. At this point in the series, the stories become pretty offbeat for romance comics. Also featuring a vintage ads for the book "How to Get Along with Boys," "How to Get Along with Girls" and "How to Write Thrilling Love Letters." Unspoken For!; Green-Eyed Monster; Facts on Love; What's Mine is Yours!; Glasses Win Glances; Once a Champion. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Young Love (1949-1957) 45
    Published 1953 by Prize.

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    Art by Bill Draut, John Prentice and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #45 on cover; Vol. 5, issue #3 in indicia. Cora learns Floyd's secret, and it threatens to tear their marriage apart. To date Ella, Steve must win over her bratty little brother, who looks like Dennis the Menace. Nancy's new hubby Joe is terrible with money, so they have to move in with Nancy's folks. At this point in the series, the stories become pretty offbeat for romance comics. Terrible Secret!; The Mean Little Cupid!; Boy-Crazy; I Like It Here!; Something Special; Stab in the Back! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Young Love (1949-1957) 46
    Published 1953 by Prize.

    Stories and art by Natalie Krigstein, Bill Draut, Al Eadeh, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #46 on cover; Vol. 5, issue #4 in indicia. Trudy's dalliance with a strange boy leads to a fight and a scandal. Diner waitress Sally takes a shine to unemployed Doug, and helps him get his life together. A long-distance love triangle develops among three ham-radio hobbyists. At this point in the series, the stories become pretty offbeat for romance comics. Ashamed to Face Him!; The Perfect Setup!; Blueprint Husband; Out of the Blue!; Hey, Hold It!; The Hard Guy! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Young Love (1949-1957) 47

    Art by John Prentice and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #47 on cover; Vol. 5, issue #5 in indicia. Marcy doesn't know how to tell the handsome sailor she just met that she's engaged. Amy is concerned when best pal Nancy starts dating a ladies' man. A reporter's wife fears for his safety when he investigates mob figures. At this point in the series, the stories become pretty offbeat for romance comics. Too Late to Tell Him!; Farewell Note!; Young Love's Fashion Corner; That Other Girl!; The Web We Weave!; One to Make Ready; Out All Hours! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Young Love (1949-1957) 48
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Photo cover. "Don't Wait for Me!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Russ goes off to fight in Korea, leaving his girlfriend Amy behind; Matt, an Army friend of Russ, visits Amy and says Russ hasnt written because he was wounded; Matt falls in love with Amy. "The Marrying Kind," pencils by Jack Kirby; 18-year-old Lucy decides to marry Bob, an older crew member shes just met on a cruise; Her older sister opposes the match, but when she meets the handsome ships captain she finds romance of her own. "Let's Go Dutch" advice article. "Cold Shoulder for Two!", pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by George Roussos; Jerri and Patrice are both dumped by their boyfriends; Jerri falls into depression and her "continued morbid behavior" leads to "a state of collapse!" Nancy Hale's Problem Clinic advice column, pencils by Jack Kirby. "How Can You Pretend About Love!", art by John Prentice; Sherry and Jeff are engaged but shes 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 Sherrys mother: she lives in a slum and is an aged slattern. "Love, Honor and Betray!", art by Bill Draut; Alans 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 wont give him up; Alan romances Jean and marries her so he can claim his son. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Young Love (1949-1957) 49

    Art by John Prentice, Bill Draut and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #49 on cover; Vol. 5, issue #7 in indicia. Poverty-stricken Milly doesn't think she's good enough for wealthy Robert. Lorna is torn between practical farmer Andy and pie-in-the-sky dreamer Joe. A widow and widower marry, but he's still haunted by his first wife. At this point in the series, the stories become pretty offbeat for romance comics. Riff-Raff; Taken for Granted; Highway of Dreams!; The Doormat; Spit and Polish; Ghost of His First Love! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Young Love (1949-1957) 50

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    Art by Bob McCarty, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Part of Prize's influential romance comics line, produced by the studio of Captain America creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Issue #50 on cover; Vol. 5, issue #8 in indicia. Kay marries Charlie while Hank is stationed overseas, but Hank swears to get her back. Norma becomes a business tycoon by running a chain of hot-dog stands. A drifter tries to win over his puritanical female boss on a tropical island plantation. At this point in the series, the stories become pretty offbeat for romance comics. Wedding Present; It's Our Anniversary!; Norma the Queen of the Hot Dogs!; He's Gone!; Two Kisses for Your Anniversary!; Good Manners Will Make You Rate With Your Date; Well Groomed; Miss Puritan! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.