(August 1949)

Harvey, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Enterprises, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Comics H
Editing:
Leon Harvey
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden and Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Avison
Inks:
Al Avison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Art identification confirmed by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Tearful Bride (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jane Lee; Johnny Moore; Lily Lee; Mrs. Martha Lee; Mr. Lee
Synopsis:
Jane and Johnny are engaged, but he doesn’t make enough money for them to get married. Johnny finally convinces Jane to get a job to help them make ends meet. After numerous complications, they finally have their wedding.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

I Fell in Love with a Mama's Boy! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Eadeh
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Terry Neal; Laura Crain; Mrs. Crain; Dave Burnette; Mrs. Burnette; Elaine Day
Synopsis:
Laura breaks up with Terry because he wants to be a race driver; her father died in a crash and she opposes the sport. She gets a sales job in a department store and finds herself attracted to her supervisor, Dave. Dave proposes marriage and Laura accepts, but Dave’s mother is domineering and wants to run their lives. When Terry’s car crashes during a race, Laura realises it is he that she loves, and they reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Should I Give Up My Career for Marriage? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Rita Benson; Mr. Johnson; Paul Ronson
Synopsis:
Rita is promoted to department head at her job. She and Paul fall in love, but he says "No wife of mine is going to work. You're going to have to give up something...either that job or me!" Rita is torn between her desire for marriage and a home and her desire for a career. An unidentified adviser says "Rita will have to weigh the values of each and then decide which is more important to her."
Reprints:
Keywords:
advice

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Unlike some other, similar romance comic features, the "famous authority" (a woman in this case) giving advice is not given a name or title.

Weekend Date (Table of Contents)

Winnie the Waitress / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Herman
Inks:
Vic Herman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Winnie; Maizie; Myrtle; Mabel
Synopsis:
Jealous Mabel and Myrtle steal Winnie's luggage when she goes on a weekend trip. She has to improvise her wardrobe--making a bikini out of two hankerchiefs and ball gown out of curtains--and is still the most popular woman at the resort.

Soap-Opera Love (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Wanda Carter
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

I Suffered for Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Julie; Jeff; Roger; John; Fred Rockland
Synopsis:
Julie’s brother Jeff is overly protective, disapproving of her boyfriends. When her father falls ill and dies, Julie learns she is adopted. She decides to run off with Fred, but Jeff forces him to admit that he doesn’t “want to be tied down to any one dame.” Jeff tells Julie he’s known for years that she wasn’t his real sister, and that he denigrated her dates because he loved her himself. Julie realises she loves him romantically as well.

Indexer Notes

Art identification confirmed by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Amateur Show (Table of Contents)

Winnie the Waitress / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Herman
Inks:
Vic Herman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Winnie Walsh; Wally Brown; Andy McBuzz
Synopsis:
Tired of eating free sandwiches at the Snack Shop where she works, Winnie enters an amateur talent contest hoping to win money for a decent meal. She takes second place with her dish-juggling act. Her prize? A coupon good for free sandwiches for a month from the Snack Shop.

My One-Sided Romance (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Beth Emerson; Dick Young; Lois; Gloria; Corinne; Pop; Ronald; Marty
Synopsis:
Beth has a crush on roller skater Dick, so she trains herself to skate and is paired with him in a contest. Dick insists on keeping their relationship strictly professional, but during the skate-dancing competition, he confesses that he loves Beth. They win the Interstate Skating Championship as a result.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Cupid's Corner (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
William Shakespeare; Alfred Tennyson; William Blake; Edgar Allan Poe; John Greenleaf Whittier
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Love poems

Your Problem (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Advice from Nancy Powers

Am I Too Young to Marry? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell ?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Betty Jane; Bill Foster
Synopsis:
Betty is 16 years old and wants to marry Bill, but her parents insist she's too young. A "famous authority" says "I believe Betty should wait until she graduates school before she decides."
Keywords:
advice

Indexer Notes

Art identification confirmed by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Unlike some other, similar romance comic features, the "famous authority" (a woman in this case) giving advice is not given a name or title.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Tearful Bride
  3. 2. I Fell in Love with a Mama's Boy!
  4. 3. Should I Give Up My Career for Marriage?
  5. 4. Weekend Date
    Winnie the Waitress
  6. 5. Soap-Opera Love
  7. 6. I Suffered for Love
  8. 7. Amateur Show
    Winnie the Waitress
  9. 8. My One-Sided Romance
  10. 9. Cupid's Corner
  11. 10. Your Problem
  12. 11. Am I Too Young to Marry?
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • David Wilt
  • Jim Walls
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Wally Harrington
  • Mickey Coalwell