(December 1953)

Harvey, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Home Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Publications H [Heart]; True Love Stories
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

Publisher in indicia: Home Comics, Inc., with contents copyright Harvey Features Syndicate.


["Hiding their sin in the shadows... daring only to meet in the darkness..."] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Cover seems to illustrate the first story of the issue, "Shame".

Boys! Girls! Men! Women! The World Is On Fire! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The FUNman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Editorial notes and representative panels from each of the four stories in the issue.

Two Unbelievable Fur Values! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wilco Fashions / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shame (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Marge; Sally Croft; Alan Grafton
Synopsis:
Marge was from the wrong side of the tracks and wealthy Sally Croft would never let her forget it. One day Alan Grafton, a wealthy school mate, offered to drive Marge home. They dated but always went out to remote places. Marge was furious when she learned that Alan asked Sally to the dance because his parents expected him to date someone in her class. They married, but Alan continued to hide the truth from his parents. When Marge became pregnant they discovered the truth and disowned their son. Dropping out of school Marge realized her baby would soon be born unwanted by the father.
Reprints:

Lesson In Love (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
romance

How Young Should a Girl Marry? (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Pointers on Poise (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Tips on when and how to use poise, one of the most valuable of all charm traits.
Reprints:

One Night of Danger (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Pat; Johnny Blaine; Mike Morse
Synopsis:
Pat liked Johnny Blaine but was not ready to go steady, especially when Mike Morse offered a ride in his new car. Pat thrived on attention and to make Johnny jealous she accepted Mike's invitation to the dance. Afterwards they drove off to be alone and kissed. When Pat asked Mike to stop it threw him into a rage. Driving wildly he hit a man. Pat screamed for him to stop but Mike kept going and told her to keep her mouth shut. When she confided in Johnny he told her she had to turn herself in. Outside the courthouse Johnny told Pat how brave she had been and that he still loves her.
Reprints:

20 Ladies Dresses for $3.50! (Table of Contents: 9)

Mail Order Mart / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Assorted silk, wool, cotton or rayon dresses in all sizes.

Solid Sterling Silver Photo Rings - $1.98 (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Goldmart / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Acclaimed by Millions! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Chew Improved Formula Chewing Gum - Reduce! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

American HealthAids / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now You Can Have A More Powerful Looking Body Instantly! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Ronnie Sales, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Stolen Moments (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Janet Lansing; Tom McCoy; Dean Evans
Synopsis:
Tom McCoy was the youngest and best looking teacher on campus. After class Janet Lansing stayed behind to speak to Tom. Sparks flew and they kissed but Tom withdrew, insisting a relationship between student and teacher was impossible. Although both in love they agreed it was best to wait for her to graduate. When Janet became impatient and was discovered by Tom's landlady word spread and Tom was fired. Janet pleaded with the Dean, insisting it was all her fault. Disgraced, Janet prepared to leave town but Tom arrived at the train station telling her that after graduation they would marry.
Reprints:

Love Cheat (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
romance

Don't Miss Out on Romance! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Harvey Publishing / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Doris Bigelow's Mail Bag (Table of Contents: 17)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Love advice for teen readers.

Bitter Truth (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Betty; Tex Adams; Kurt Wachen
Synopsis:
Tex Adams was the big man on campus. He was captain of the football and basketball team and Betty was Tex Adams' girl. But Tex had big dreams of being the foreman of the factory. That fall, Kurt Wachen transferred to the school from Germany. Slowly, Betty learned that Kurt had been in a concentration camp and when he tells her that he has never danced, she offers to teach him. During the lesson, Tex shows up and becomes very jealous and abusive. Shocked when Tex storms out, she turns to Kurt who suddenly kisses her and tells her he loves her. The actions of both men confuse her, but it is Tex she loves. Or is it? Going to Tex, he tells Betty he has just given Kurt a black eye. Enraged, Betty screams that she realizes Tex thinks he can win by bullying, force and ridicule. She runs to Kurt asking that he forgive her, and he says that he already has.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art may be penciled by Jack Kirby.

Musical Whirling Angel Chimes (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Friends! Here's How To Get - At Almost No Cost - Your Talking Parakeet! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Dean Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New! Beautiful! Janie Pigtails - The Best Dressed Doll In The World. (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Niresk Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now I'm Getting Cash For My Drawings! (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hiding their sin in the shadows... daring only to meet in the darkness..."]
  2. 1. Boys! Girls! Men! Women! The World Is On Fire!
    The FUNman
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Two Unbelievable Fur Values!
    Wilco Fashions
  5. 4. Shame
  6. 5. Lesson In Love
  7. 6. How Young Should a Girl Marry?
    Harvey Publishing
  8. 7. Pointers on Poise
  9. 8. One Night of Danger
  10. 9. 20 Ladies Dresses for $3.50!
    Mail Order Mart
  11. 10. Solid Sterling Silver Photo Rings - $1.98
    Goldmart
  12. 11. Acclaimed by Millions!
    Harvey Publishing
  13. 12. Chew Improved Formula Chewing Gum - Reduce!
    American HealthAids
  14. 13. Now You Can Have A More Powerful Looking Body Instantly!
    Ronnie Sales, Inc.
  15. 14. Stolen Moments
  16. 15. Love Cheat
  17. 16. Don't Miss Out on Romance!
    Harvey Publishing
  18. 17. Doris Bigelow's Mail Bag
  19. 18. Bitter Truth
  20. 19. Musical Whirling Angel Chimes
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  21. 20. Friends! Here's How To Get - At Almost No Cost - Your Talking Parakeet!
    Dean Studios
  22. 21. New! Beautiful! Janie Pigtails - The Best Dressed Doll In The World.
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  23. 22. Now I'm Getting Cash For My Drawings!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Wally Harrington
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mark Gordon
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Wally Harrington
  • Peter Croome