(February 1953)

Harvey, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Editing:
Alfred Harvey (President); Leon Harvey (Vice President and Editor);Robert B. Harvey (Vice President and Business Manager)
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)

First Love Illustrated / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
Lee Elias ?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Full-page, front cover illustration probably related to the story, "Jilted Pride!", depicts a man and a woman embracing passionately in a clothing storage area while another man looks on angrily.

Jilted Pride! (Table of Contents)

First Love Illustrated / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Debbie Baylor; Tom Chaney; Rick Matthews; Estelle Baylor (Debbie's sister)
Synopsis:
Debbie is hired as secretary to handsome personnel manager Tom Chaney at Barnstorm's Department Store. Shortly after, she dates and falls in love with co-worker Rick Matthews. Others believe the two will marry but Debbie learns Rick has just given his engagement ring to a girl at the perfume counter. She's heartbroekn, but puts on a gay face and dates Tom. They fall in love, though Debbie is afraid of being hurt again and remains cool. When she learns Rick has broken his engagement, she wonders if she still loves him. At a company picnic, Rick tries to seduce her but she realizes she loves Tom and flees. Tom is waiting for her and the two pledge their love.

Miracle of Love (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Helene; Curt Patterson (blind Korean War veteran)
Synopsis:
Curt falls in love with a young woman who engages him day after day in conversation on a park bench. His depression lifts and he returns to work at the law firm where he was employed before serving in Korea. The two pledge their love.

One Night of Love (Table of Contents)

First Love Illustrated / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Grace Taylor; Terry Stewart; Motel Clerk; Aunt Mary; Paul
Synopsis:
While en route to her aunt's place, Grace pulls into a motel for the night. Her next-door neighbor Terry takes her to dinner and his post-prandial lovemaking leads Grace to believe she's in love with him. When Grace discovers he left while she slept, she feels used. At Aunt Mary's, she is haunted by Terry and wants to forget him. She dates Paul. They go sailing on a moonlit night and Paul attempts to force himself upon her. Still in love with Terry, she dives overboard and swims for shore but suffers a cramp, loses consciousness, and sinks. She wakes in hospital and finds Terry is an intern at the hospital. He says he left a note for her with the motel clerk but Grace admits she was so distraught that she drove off without inquiring. The two pledge undying love.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Headlights and bra scenes.

Man of My Choice (Table of Contents)

First Love Illustrated / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Tess Hanly; John Mills; Mike Mills; Mrs. Mills; Rigney (butler)
Synopsis:
Tess and John become engaged but Tess is anxious about meeting his domineering mother, a wealthy and celebrated Long Island hostess. When Tess breaks a teacup from Mrs. Mills's beloved tea set, John crticizes her severely. John goes to a social event with his mother and Tess stays home in a miserable frame of mind. She meets his sexy and carefree brother Mike, the black sheep of the family. He's a breath of fresh air for her and when John returns she tells him she is not sure of her love and asks him to take her home. One day during the week that follows, Mike passes her on the street and invites her to go fishing. She does and they fall in love but Tess holds him at arm's length until she breaks her engagement to John. Mike and Tess then walk off together.

Delayed Destiny (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Sally; Rob; Sally's father
Synopsis:
Sally's father forbids her to date for six months until she turns eighteen. She is heartbroken because she is in love with - and has been dating - a young man named Rob. When she informs Rob of her father's order, he understandingly tells her that her father only wants to protect her. They decide to wait six more months before dating again.

Scars on My Heart (Table of Contents)

First Love Illustrated / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Babs Matthews; Bill Reiner; Nurse; Jane (Babs's maid); Alice Reiner (Bill's sister-in-lew)
Synopsis:
Wealthy, flirtatious Babs is hideously scarred in an automobile accident. She falls in love with Bill Reiner, the lawyer handling her case, but believes he sees her only as a horribly scarred woman no one could possibly love. He corrects her and the two pledge their love. Babs eventually has plastic surgery to restore her face but the scars in her heart will always be there to remind her of her crippling self-pity.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    First Love Illustrated
  2. 1. Jilted Pride!
    First Love Illustrated
  3. 2. Miracle of Love
  4. 3. One Night of Love
    First Love Illustrated
  5. 4. Man of My Choice
    First Love Illustrated
  6. 5. Delayed Destiny
  7. 6. Scars on My Heart
    First Love Illustrated
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kathryn Wright
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mark Gordon
  • Wally Harrington
  • Mickey Coalwell