(February 1953)

Harvey, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Home Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Publications H [Heart]; True Love Stories
Editing:
Leon Harvey
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US, latter issues standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Contents copyright Harvey Features Syndicate.

No number on the cover.


Hidden Heartbreak (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Avison
Inks:
Al Avison ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

credits per Nick Caputo, January 2015.

New Figure Mold Hide-A-Waist (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

S.J. Wegman Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Contents (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In Hi-School Romance (Harvey, 1949 series) #43.

Chew Special Formula Chewing Gum! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Doctor's Plan / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hidden Heartbreak (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Avison ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Kathie Thomas; Patricia Harlow; Walt Corby
Synopsis:
Kathie Thomas thought that her dreams had come true when she was hired as the personal secretary for Patricia Harlow, one of the top dress buyers in the city. Not long after she started, she met Walt Corby, a dress manufacturer who was dating Pat. But when Corby's business hit the rocks, Walt became persona non grata for Pat. Kathie decides to help Walt around the office, then passes on an idea of Pat's to Walt that turns his business around. When Pat invites Walt to dinner to "make up", Kathie can't resist telling Walt that Pat's a liar and a cheat... and that she has fallen in love with him.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In Hi-School Romance (Harvey, 1949 Series) #43.

Indexer Notes

Credits per Nick Caputo, January 015. Kathie shown in lingerie on page 3.

Fool's Paradise (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
romance

Can Any Girl Resist A Hero? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Harvey Publishing / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

My Untamed Heart (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Judy Dunn; Lee Sanders; Peter Byrnes
Synopsis:
Parkville was a quaint New England town full of history. Romance between Judy Dunn and Lee Sanders was going great until Peter Byrnes arrived to write a book on the town's history. Peter was different from Lee;quieter, more calm, but also much older. Judy was impressed that Peter found her attractive but she soon began to have mutual feelings towards him. Judy's friends made fun of her dating "the old bookworm". Trying to please her, Peter took her to a dance, but left when he found the music too loud. Judy remains for a while but then runs after him realizing that he was "the one".
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In Hi-School Romance (Harvey, 1949 series) #43.

Indexer Notes

Sparling art per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Tom Hickey.

Stop Smoking (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Doctor's Orders Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Learn The Art of Love (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Harvey Publishing / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

We Give You Cash Or Premiums (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's Fun Gaining A Glamorous Figure (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mini-Gym Corporation / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Went Too Far! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon ?
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Bill Draut
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jennie Traynor; Bill Ryan; Roy Tindal; Pete
Synopsis:
Jennie Traynor loved to dance and dreamed of stardom. When talent agent Bill Ryan came to her small Virginia town her boyfriend, Pete, encouraged Jennie to audition. Winning the contest Ryan took Jennie to New York but the only job he could get her was as a chorus line dancer in a sleazy club owned by Roy Tindal, who she becomes romantically involved with. He gets her a part in a Broadway show but Jennie soon discovers his brutal, criminal side. Pleading with Pete to help her he comes to her rescue, but upon her return home Jennie discovers Pete has found another woman while she was away.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In Hi-School Romance (Harvey, 1949 series) #43.

Elopement (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
romance
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In Hi-School Romance (Harvey, 1949 series) #43.

Don't Miss Out on Romance! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Harvey Publishing / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Treacherous Kisses (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen ?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jean Davies; Burt Medford; John Davies
Synopsis:
As the mayor's daughter Jean Davies is always in the public eye. This displeases her father who insists that she stop being the headline in Burt Medford's gossip column. Jean goes to the newspaper office to have a stern talk with Medford but finds him charming and accepts a date with him. Romance blossoms until Jean discovers Medford's dishonest reporting and breaks up with him. Medford threatens to run a smear campaign against her father unless she returns to him but the mayor is re-elected. Medford attempts to apologize to Jean but she turns him down, choosing honor over love.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In Hi-School Romance (Harvey, 1949 series) #43.

Magic Dutch Rock Garden (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Honor House Products, Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

1/2 Price Sale (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

U.S. Diamond House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New Skin Appearance For You In Only 5 Minutes (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Parisian Bazaar / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Get These Dresses - Don't Pay A Penney (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Harford Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Hidden Heartbreak
  2. 1. New Figure Mold Hide-A-Waist
    S.J. Wegman Company
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Chew Special Formula Chewing Gum!
    Doctor's Plan
  5. 4. Hidden Heartbreak
  6. 5. Fool's Paradise
  7. 6. Can Any Girl Resist A Hero?
    Harvey Publishing
  8. 7. My Untamed Heart
  9. 8. Stop Smoking
    Doctor's Orders Products
  10. 9. Learn The Art of Love
    Harvey Publishing
  11. 10. We Give You Cash Or Premiums
    Wilson Chemical Company
  12. 11. It's Fun Gaining A Glamorous Figure
    Mini-Gym Corporation
  13. 12. I Went Too Far!
  14. 13. Elopement
  15. 14. Don't Miss Out on Romance!
    Harvey Publishing
  16. 15. Treacherous Kisses
  17. 16. Magic Dutch Rock Garden
    Honor House Products, Corp.
  18. 17. 1/2 Price Sale
    U.S. Diamond House
  19. 18. New Skin Appearance For You In Only 5 Minutes
    Parisian Bazaar
  20. 19. Get These Dresses - Don't Pay A Penney
    Harford Frocks, Inc.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Nick Caputo
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Wally Harrington
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mark Gordon
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Wally Harrington
  • Peter Croome