(February 1956)

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

A Love to Lose! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

There is no story in this issue entitled "A Love to Lose!"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Text descriptions of the 4 stories in this issue, plus 4 panels with the story titles and a piece of art from each story.

Heartbreak Highway (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Kitty Norten; Jay Brady; Charlie; Donny; Ted
Synopsis:
Diner waitress Kitty falls in love with trucker Jay, but begs him to quit his job because her sister and brother-in-law had been killed in a car accident. When Jay accidentally hits Kitty’s orphaned nephew Donny with his truck, Kitty breaks up with him, even though Donny will recover. However, when Kitty later hears Jay’s truck was involved in a wreck, she admits she will always love him. Jay wasn’t driving, and they are happily reunited.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

There are a number of panels in this story which do not look like Powell art at all, starting with the splash panel. These have been re-drawn from the original version for some reason.

Also, in the new splash panel Jay refers to Kitty as "Marsha."

What Men Like About Girls (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

["In Ireland the bridegroom's mother"] (Table of Contents)

Strange Romantic Customs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
7 "romantic" customs from around the world, each one with a cartoonish illustration and a text explanation.

The Wrong Kind of Heart (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Warren Kremer
Inks:
Warren Kremer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Nina; Hugh Mitchell; Tommy; Muriel Fredericks; Mrs. Fredericks
Synopsis:
Nina is the receptionist at the fancy Miami Beach Hotel Claremont. She falls in love with playboy Hugh and is shocked when Muriel, his fiancee, arrives. Hugh says Nina is the one he loves, but Muriel warns Nina not to be so sure. Eventually, Nina realises the economic and social gulf is too great between her and Hugh, and she breaks up with him.
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Indexer Notes

There actually was a Hotel Claremont in Miami Beach, Florida.

["Acclaimed by Millions!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Foolish Dream (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Don Matthews; Marsha; Harry Gordon; Steve Burke
Synopsis:
Marsha thinks boxer Don will be her ticket to prosperity. She convinces him to leave his manager and sign with crooked Steve. Marsha falls in love with Steve and Don finds out. Don rejects Marsha and wins the championship. Marsha is left alone.
Reprints:
Keywords:
boxer

Indexer Notes

Some panels re-drawn from original (example, first two panels on second and third pages of the story).

The Man I Love (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

["May I come in today, Mama?"] (Table of Contents)

Strange Romantic Customs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; non-fiction
Synopsis:
6 "strange romantic customs" from around the world are depicted (one panel of cartoonish art and a text explanation for each).

Promise of Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Eric Howland; Ginny; Alice Johnson; Jim Haines
Synopsis:
Ginny loves dancer Eric and encourages his ambitions,but when he becomes successful he avoids her and she discovers he’s having an affair with his new partner. Singer Jim professes his love to Ginny but she says she’s not ready for another romance. Eric loses his partner and wants to reconcile with Ginny, but she decides Jim is the new man for her.
Reprints:
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Love to Lose!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Heartbreak Highway
  4. 3. What Men Like About Girls
  5. 4. ["In Ireland the bridegroom's mother"]
    Strange Romantic Customs
  6. 5. The Wrong Kind of Heart
  7. 6. ["Acclaimed by Millions!"]
  8. 7. Foolish Dream
  9. 8. The Man I Love
  10. 9. ["May I come in today, Mama?"]
    Strange Romantic Customs
  11. 10. Promise of Love
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mark Gordon
  • Wally Harrington
  • Mickey Coalwell