(October 1957)

Harvey, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Home Comics, Inc.
Brand:
True Love Series
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.


["I was told I was too pretty to date!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

Free Photos Of Your Favorite Stars (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Studio Fotos / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Contents (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Page served as the prelude to "Odd Girl Out", the first story of the issue. The page is the original splash page reprinted from the story "3 On An Island".

Flashing Simulated Diamond Rings At Fabulous Savings! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Jewelry King / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Odd Girl Out (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Enid; Brad; Sally; Steve Bruckner
Synopsis:
Enid, the school's champion swimmer, has always liked Brad, but he is going steady with Sally. During a school outing on a boat, a freak accident leaves the three stranded on an island. While Sally has a sprained ankle, Enid leads the way providing food and shelter for the trio until Steve Bruckner arrives in his river patrol boat to rescue them. As they board the rescue boat, Brad tells Sally how much he cares for her, and Enid turns her eyes to strong and heroic Steve who is excited to be with her, too.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Original Title of the story was "3 on an Island". Splash page redrawn from original story.

My Sister's Husband (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ruth; Spence: Ginny; Jim Kennedy
Synopsis:
Ruth lived with her sister Ginny and her husband Spence, but all was not going well for the married couple. Spence was unemployed and had large ambling debts but only Ruth knew the truth and Spence begged her not to tell Ginny. Amid all of that, Ruth's two-year courtship by Jim Kennedy was strained because Ruth felt her sister needed her. When Spence announced he had a job, Ginny was exuberant and Ruth decided it was time to call Jim to tell him he had been right all along.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original art shows some Comics Code-mandated story and dialogue changes. Unknown inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Al Avison.

She Once Had Thin Legs (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Modern Methods / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Skylark Sets the Pace in Fashion (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Skylark Originals / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prize Winning Skylark Fashions (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Skylark Originals / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Acclaimed by Millions (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

My Answer! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Gladys; Dr. Henry Norman
Synopsis:
When Gladys took a job as Dr. Henry Norman's assistant she never thought she'd end up engaged to him. Her euphoria was destroyed when she assisted Henry with an experiment. An explosion sent acid into Gladys' face leaving severe scars. While they married Gladys doubted Henry who spent all his money on plastic surgery for his wife over the years. Eventually an exhausted Henry confesses the strain has been too much for him. Feeling guilty she packs to leave but collapses. When she awakens Henry tells her beauty, money and possessions mean nothing. Only being together always is important.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original art shows some Comics Code-mandated story and dialogue changes.

Engagement (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
romance

From Shop Girl to Television Star! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Not Good Enough - for me! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Stella Clayton; Steve Brady; Mrs. Clayton
Synopsis:
In Europe, Stella's family had been royalty and her mother resents that she has lost all of that by coming to America. When Stella falls in love with Steve Brady, her mother calls him a peasant and threatens to disown Stella... until Steve pushes Mrs. Clayton out of the way of a runaway car. He is severely injured but recovers quickly to hear Mrs. Clayton call him, "son".
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Indexer Notes

Original art shows a few Comics Code-mandated story/dialogue changes.

Strange Romantic Customs (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Strange customs differnet cultures use to choose a mate.
Reprints:

Ugly Blackheads Out in Seconds With Vacutex! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Ballco Products, Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

12 Little Dolls (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Family Dolls / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

First Time Ideas in Christmas Cards (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make $15.00 A Day and More! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Post Graduate Hospital School of Nursing / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Live Miniature Monkey and World's Tiniest Dog (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dean Studios / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

25 Billfold Photos (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Movyland Studios / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I was told I was too pretty to date!"]
  2. 1. Free Photos Of Your Favorite Stars
    Studio Fotos
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Flashing Simulated Diamond Rings At Fabulous Savings!
    The Jewelry King
  5. 4. Odd Girl Out
  6. 5. My Sister's Husband
  7. 6. She Once Had Thin Legs
    Modern Methods
  8. 7. Skylark Sets the Pace in Fashion
    Skylark Originals
  9. 8. Prize Winning Skylark Fashions
    Skylark Originals
  10. 9. Acclaimed by Millions
    Harvey Publishing
  11. 10. My Answer!
  12. 11. Engagement
  13. 12. From Shop Girl to Television Star!
    Harvey Publishing
  14. 13. Not Good Enough - for me!
  15. 14. Strange Romantic Customs
  16. 15. Ugly Blackheads Out in Seconds With Vacutex!
    Ballco Products, Company
  17. 16. 12 Little Dolls
    Family Dolls
  18. 17. First Time Ideas in Christmas Cards
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  19. 18. Make $15.00 A Day and More!
    Post Graduate Hospital School of Nursing
  20. 19. Live Miniature Monkey and World's Tiniest Dog
    Dean Studios
  21. 20. 25 Billfold Photos
    Movyland Studios
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Nick Caputo
  • Wally Harrington
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mark Gordon
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Wally Harrington
  • Peter Croome