(November 1951)

Harvey, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Enterprises, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Publications H [Heart]
Editing:
Leon Harvey
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden and Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Side-Street Love (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Art identification confirmed by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Although the cover allegedly refers to the interior story "Side-Street Love," the characters and the plot suggested by the cover do not really match the story inside.

Side-Street Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Sally; Frank; Buck Smith
Synopsis:
Bored Sally is engaged to Frank but begins an affair with department store night watchman Buck, who gives her gifts he “bought” with his “employee discount” (Buck actually stole the merchandise). Sally spends time with Buck in the closed store at night, hoping he’ll propose marriage. They’re caught by the police: Buck tries to blame Sally but they’re both sent to prison. Sally regrets her “cheap, sordid, side-street love!!” and that she lost Frank, a decent man.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware.

["You'll Love the Thrilling True Life Stories In...] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Afraid To Tell (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Brute Force (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Clark Williams; Janie; Mac Grady
Synopsis:
Janie has a crush on former schoolmate Clark, now a professional boxer. Clark repeatedly sends her away because he has no future and no security to offer her. When another fighter makes a pass at Janie, Clark knocks him out and says he’ll have to marry Janie to keep her out of trouble.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware.

No Hope for Happiness! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Bart Barrow; Sylvia; Mrs. Singleton; Janice Follet; Rose Webb; Joe
Synopsis:
Reporter Bart investigates the death of Janice, a mysterious blonde whose body was washed up on a beach. He becomes obsessed with her, to the detriment of his relationship with fellow newspaper employee Sylvia. Bart visits Janice’s home town and discovers she’s alive: she left town suddenly to marry Joe, just discharged from the Army. The dead woman’s identity is a mystery. Bart realises his love for Janice was an illusion, but Sylvia is real.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware.

The basic premise of this story is the same as the novel and film "Laura" by Vera Caspary. However, the conclusion is different.

She's No Lady (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Meg; Frank; Biff; Hal Peters; Mr. Peters; Mrs. Peters
Synopsis:
At lunchtime each day, Meg helps her father Frank with his lunch wagon business outside a local factory, then returns to school. She breaks up with factory worker Biff in order to date wealthy classmate Hal. Hal asks Meg to hide her humble origins from his parents, but when a factory worker gets fresh and Biff defends her, Hal’s father—who owns the factory—sees her there. Hal agrees with his parents: Meg is too common for him. Meg and Biff reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and Hames Ware.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

First Love Winners / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Readers send in anecdotes and get money for it.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Your Problem / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Nancy Powers gives advice to readers.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Side-Street Love
  2. 1. Side-Street Love
  3. 2. ["You'll Love the Thrilling True Life Stories In...]
  4. 3. Afraid To Tell
  5. 4. Brute Force
  6. 5. No Hope for Happiness!
  7. 6. She's No Lady
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    First Love Winners
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Your Problem
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