(February 1950)

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]; True Love Stories
Editing
Leon Harvey

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at https://digitalcomicmuseum.com

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

A Rival on My Honeymoon! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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?
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?
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?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ralph Dale; Stella Dale; Albertina "Tina"; Mrs. Carr
Synopsis
Stella’s parents pay for her honeymoon with Ralph at Three Star Lodge. He admits he’d been there before in high school with his girlfriend Tina. They’d made plans to come to the lodge for their honeymoon, but she died shortly afterward. Although Ralph protests that he loves Stella now, their stay is ruined. But when Ralph goes hiking and doesn’t return on time, Stella remembers a crush she had in high school on her history teacher, one that she eventually got over. Stella joins the search party and rescues Ralph. The honeymoon is saved.
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Romantic Stranger (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
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I Was Ashamed of My Parents (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Lucia Magnotti; Dick Winters; Mario Magnotti; Mrs. Magnotti; Doris; Bill; Mr. Winters
Synopsis
Lucia loves fellow high school student Dick, but she is ashamed of her Italian immigrant parents. When Dick meets them, Tina thinks he must consider them “poor, stupid foreigners” and breaks up with him. Her friends think Tina believes they’re not good enough to meet her family. After she sees how popular her father is with his fellow workers despite being an immigrant, Tina throws a party at her house to apologise to her friends. Dick shows up and they reconcile.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Strange Romantic Customs / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Pencils
Vic Herman
Inks
Vic Herman
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In some of the Malayan communities...
Genre
non-fiction
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Ger Apeldoorn.

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You Must read These Daring Confessions
Synopsis
House ad for "First Love Illustrated."

Indexer Notes

Reproduces the cover of "First Love Illustrated" 7 and portions of the first pages of four stories in that issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Read Every One of These Wonderful Magazines!
Synopsis
House ad and subscription form for the seven Harvey romance comic titles.

Indexer Notes

7 cover reproductions.

My Superstitious Heart (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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?
Letters
typeset

Special Dinner (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Wrong Prescription for Love (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
medical; romance
Characters
Nina Charles; George Burrows; Pete; Dr. Hill
Synopsis
Nina rejects George's romantic advances because she's studying to get a nursing job at a bigger hospital. “I have no time for romance. It would interfere with my work!” They fall in love anyway, but when she receives a job offer in California, Nina turns down his marriage proposal. George: “You’re mastered by an obsession that has complete control of your most sacred emotions!” When Pete is injured at the airport, Nina misses her flight to help him, and decides she can contribute even in a small city. Nina and George get married. She gives up nursing “entirely” when she becomes pregnant.
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I Was a Failure on My First Date! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Elyse; Clark Crewes; Mary
Synopsis
High school sophomore goes on her first date with senior Clark, but dresses and acts too sophisticated for her age. Clark complains--he thought she was “fresh and unspoiled.” Elyse confesses that she was putting on an act. She advises readers “Be yourself! Be natural!”
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. A Rival on My Honeymoon!
  3. 2. Romantic Stranger
  4. 3. I Was Ashamed of My Parents
  5. 4. ["In some of the Malayan communities..."]
    Strange Romantic Customs
  6. 5. ["You Must read These Daring Confessions"]
  7. 6. ["Read Every One of These Wonderful Magazines!"]
  8. 7. My Superstitious Heart
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Strictly Personal!
  10. 9. Special Dinner
  11. 10. Wrong Prescription for Love
  12. 11. I Was a Failure on My First Date!
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