(October 1957)

Harvey, 1949 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
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:
?

Genre:
romance

Free Photos Of Your Favorite Stars (Table of Contents)

Studio Fotos / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Ten free photos of your favorite stars for ten cents (to cover mailing and handling costs).

Contents (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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)

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

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Indexer Notes

Beautiful fake diamonds for only $1.00!

Odd Girl Out (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

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 (attributed)
Inks:
Al Avison (attributed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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.
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Indexer Notes

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

She Once Had Thin Legs (Table of Contents)

Modern Methods / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
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Letters:
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Indexer Notes

Have fuller calves, shapely thighs, hips and ankles!

Skylark Sets the Pace in Fashion (Table of Contents)

Skylark Originals / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Inks:
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Letters:
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Indexer Notes

The height of fashion in 1957.

Prize Winning Skylark Fashions (Table of Contents)

Skylark Originals / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
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Inks:
? Photo
Letters:
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Indexer Notes

The height of 1957 fashion!

Acclaimed by Millions (Table of Contents)

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

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Colors:
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Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for Harvey's line of romance comics: First Love #82, True Love #48, Hi-School Romance #69, First Romance #48, and True Bride-To-Be Romances #26.

My Answer! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Gladys; Dr. Henry Norman
Synopsis:
Gladys never thought that when she took the job as Dr. Henry Norman's assistant that she would end up engaged to him. Her euphoria was broken one day when she came in to help Henry with an experiment. An explosion sent acid into Gladys' face producing severe scars. Even though they married, Gladys doubted Henry even though he spent all of his money to provide plastic surgery for his wife over many years. When he shows up exhausted, he confesses that the strain has been too much for him. Felling guilty, she packs to leave, then collapses. When she awakens, Henry is there telling here beauty, money and possessions mean nothing. What is important is heing with her... forever.
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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:
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Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
romance

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

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

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Indexer Notes

House ad for First Love #81.

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

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

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:
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Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Strange customs differnet cultures use to choose a mate.
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Ugly Blackheads Out in Seconds With Vacutex! (Table of Contents)

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

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Letters:
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Indexer Notes

Vacutex is a painless, safe and fast way to remove blackheads.

12 Little Dolls (Table of Contents)

Family Dolls / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Complete set of 12 dolls for $1.00

First Time Ideas in Christmas Cards (Table of Contents)

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

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Indexer Notes

You can make $50.00 for selling only 50 boxes of Christmas cards.

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

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

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Letters:
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Indexer Notes

Learn practical nursing at home in 12 short weeks!

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

Dean Studios / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Indexer Notes

Please give me a home.

25 Billfold Photos (Table of Contents)

Movyland Studios / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

50 photos for only $2.

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
  • Wally Harrington
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mark Gordon
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Wally Harrington
  • Peter Croome