(October 1949)

Harvey, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Home Comics, Inc.
Editing
Leon Harvey
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Later Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Covers; Newsprint Interiors
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[Kiss the Mystery Girl] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Leon Harvey ?
Pencils
?; ?; ?; Bob Powell
Inks
?; ?; Lee Elias ?; Bob Powell ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Coming up next issue! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

I Yearned For Love! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Lee Elias ?
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
romance
Characters
Laura Manvell; Rod Williams; Johnny
Synopsis
Unattractive college student Laura goes home on vacation. When telephone installer Rod arrives, she’s wearing a beautiful life-like mask and he asks her for a date. That night, she poses as the maid (sans mask) when he arrives: he’s attracted to her, but she thinks it’s just because he isn’t wearing his glasses. However, Rod says he loves her and that makes her beautiful in his eyes. Laura is doubtful but eventually realises he’s sincere.

Indexer Notes

Looks so unlike Lee Elias work while it does, that it makes me wonder if he inked it (freely) over someone else.

Have I the Right To Love? (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Sally; Jim
Synopsis
Sally goes to work in an office at age 16 to support her widowed mother and younger siblings. Later, when Jim proposes marriage, she hesitates because he’s unaware of her family obligations.

Indexer Notes

This story seems to be somewhat tied in to the advice column "Dear Peggy" which follows, although the "famous authority" who gives advice in the last panel is not identified. Readers are urged to send in their problems and each issue one will be illustrated in a comic story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dear Peggy: Love Problems & Advice / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Peggy]
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

My Own True Love (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as H. M.]
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

I Was a Mama's Girl (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Louise; Bruce; Hilda; Carlo
Synopsis
Louise is the daughter of circus lion-tamer Hilda. Hilda disapproves of Louise’s romance with trapeze artist Bruce, preferring that she date Hilda’s assistant Carlo. When Bruce is in danger during rehearsal, Louise comes to his rescue, exposing Carlo as a coward. Hilda admits Louise and Bruce make a good couple.

They Called Me a Campus Cutie (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ann Couglin; Mrs. Couglin; Don; Scott Lucas
Synopsis
College student Ann goes to work as a model for slick ad photographer Scott, and thinks she’s fallen in love with him. Ann gives her former boyfriend Don the brushoff, then discovers Scott is a womanising liar. She hopes “someday Don will forgive me and return to me!”

Indexer Notes

Could be the same artist as the first story, but without Elias inking

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Kiss the Mystery Girl]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Coming up next issue!
  4. 3. I Yearned For Love!
  5. 4. Have I the Right To Love?
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Dear Peggy: Love Problems & Advice
  7. 6. My Own True Love
  8. 7. I Was a Mama's Girl
  9. 8. They Called Me a Campus Cutie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ger Apeldoorn
  • David Wilt
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jim Walls