(January 1952)

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.
Brand:
Harvey Publications H [Heart]
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

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://comicbookplus.com

Most of this issue was reprinted as True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated 32 (March 1955).


My Scarlet Affair! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Leon Harvey
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Bittersweet Love (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Betsy King; Sam; Pop King; Toby Regent; Rosalind Crosby
Synopsis:
Betsy and her father run a desert gas station. One day Toby wanders in and is hired to help. Betsy tries to make friends but Toby is cold to her. She discovers an inscribed photo of actress Rosalind in Toby’s room and he says he was married to her. Betsy is shocked but Toby later says his wife died several years before; he’s a novelist and couldn’t write, but Betsy’s love has cured his writer’s block. Betsy and Toby will wed.
Reprints:

I Won't Cry Anymore! (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Reprints:

Intimate Interlude (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Harriet; Edward Prescott; Mrs. Prescott
Synopsis:
Harriet takes a cross-country train to a new job in California. On the journey, she meets Ed and they have an affair. However, when they arrive in Los Angeles, Ed is greeted by his wife and children. Harriet is “numb with sadness and disillusion!” and is “at the bottom of the abyss of heartache!” but she decides to “make the best of my mistake!”
Reprints:

["War is Hell!"] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Can I Trust Him? (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Pat; Ted; Daphne
Synopsis:
Pat is engaged to Ted but he confesses he’s having an affair with diner waitress Daphne. He says he loves Pat and “Daphne is everything I hate and despise! Yet I can’t resist her!” They break up. 3 months later, Ted asks Pat to take him back. Pat asks the readers of Love Problems to advise her if she can trust Ted or not.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Coupon at bottom of last page urging readers to send in their advice.

[“Spine-Tingling Thrillers”] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

My Scarlet Affair! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
John; Doris Eliot; Rodney Dupray
Synopsis:
Although boyfriend Johnny wants her to “forget all these career ideas” and marry him, Doris wants to be an artist. Middle-aged patron of the arts Rodney offers to help Doris. Doris allows Rodney to make love to her to repay his assistance. Doris breaks up with Johnny. Rodney finally allows Doris to have a show of her paintings: she is ridiculed by all. Rodney tells her “your talents are all in your face—not in your hands!!” and says she should forget her “ridiculous attempts at painting!” Doris leaves, vowing to study and become a great artist and “someday…ask for Johnny’s forgiveness…”
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Buttonnosed characters.

Broken Love (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Valerie Matthews Raynal; Barry Raynal; Sue Robbins; Dean
Synopsis:
College teacher Valery marries Barry, an older student back in school because “the war had interrupted [his] education.” They have to keep their marriage a secret because it is against the college’s rules. Valery is jealous of Barry’s friendship with female student Sue. The truth comes out and Valery resigns so that Barry can stay and complete his education. They won’t have much money until he graduates and gets a real job, but they’ll be happy together.
Reprints:

[“I learned my lesson the hard way!”] (Table of Contents: 10)

What I Learned From Love / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias (illustration)
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

[“I offered my heart first to one man”] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. My Scarlet Affair!
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Bittersweet Love
  4. 3. I Won't Cry Anymore!
  5. 4. Intimate Interlude
  6. 5. ["War is Hell!"]
  7. 6. Can I Trust Him?
  8. 7. [“Spine-Tingling Thrillers”]
  9. 8. My Scarlet Affair!
  10. 9. Broken Love
  11. 10. [“I learned my lesson the hard way!”]
    What I Learned From Love
  12. 11. [“I offered my heart first to one man”]
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