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Youthful Hearts (1952) comic books 1952

  • Issue #1
    Youthful Hearts (1952) 1

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    Stories and art by Doug Wildey, Stephen Kirkel, Ed Goldfarb, Bob Baer, Harry Harrison and Henry Kiefer. Tales of love and heartbreak, with a twist: appearances by real-life musicians of the era. Real-life singing star Frankie Laine and his assistant Tom scour the city for a mysterious singer with a golden voice, never suspecting Jo, Tom's neglected girlfriend. Plus a profile and photo of Frankie Laine. In an anti-drug story that seems an odd choice for a romance comic, orphaned Mary tries to help her heroin-addicted sister and gets busted for transporting drugs as a result. Aspiring figure skater Gloria is tricked by a rival into performing a dangerous knife-jumping stunt that already injured one skater, in a story with early art by Doug Wildey. Cover (featuring a photo of Frankie Laine) may be the work of Wildey as well. Frankie Lane in Cherchez la Femme; Monkey On Her Back; A Date With Fame; The Show Must Go On!; Which Way Lies Happiness. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Youthful Hearts (1952) 2

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  • Issue #3
    Youthful Hearts (1952) 3

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    Cover by Ed Goldfarb and Bob Baer. Stories and art by Doug Wildey, Stephen Kirkel, Ed Goldfarb, Bob Baer, Harry Harrison and Henry Kiefer. Tales of love and heartbreak, with a twist: in-story appearances by real-life musicians of the era. An injured pilot in Korea gets amnesia and forgets his sweetheart Jean, until his memory is restored by real-life singer Johnnie Ray and his hit song "Cry," in a story with early art by Doug Wildey. Plus a profile and photo of Johnnie Ray. Reporter Betty goes undercover to investigate "clip joints" that swindle US servicemen, but her fiance Tom is afraid the work is too dangerous. School bully "Beefy" tries to come between Garry and Joyce by getting Garry kicked out of the military academy. Cover features a photo of Johnnie Ray. Cry with Johnnie Ray!; Operation Gyp the G.I.; Johnnie Ray: Mr. Emotion; Cross Country Love; All's Fair in Love and War. Final issue under this title; series continues as Daring Confessions (1952) #4. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.