(October 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]
Editing:
Leon Harvey
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

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


I Gambled on Love! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Howard Nostrand ?
Inks:
Howard Nostrand ?
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

I Gambled on Love (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Draut
Inks:
Bill Draut
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Henry Matthews; Nancy Owen; Vic Matthews; Lawrence
Synopsis:
Nancy falls in love with Vic, the playboy son of the owner of the trucking company where she works. When Vic’s elderly father is challenged to a race by a rival company to decide who gets a new contract, Nancy asks Vic to drive but he refuses. She calls him a “spineless weakling” and breaks up with him. However, the next day Vic wins the race and reconciles with Nancy.
Reprints:

Last Goodbye (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Reprints:

[“Here They Come and There They Go!”] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

The Perfect Wardrobe (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fashion
Reprints:

Temptation (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Ross Andru ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Marion Marshall; Jeff; Clark; Roger; Dr. Waller; Mrs. Brandon; John Brandon; Vic Teague
Synopsis:
Marion enjoys “wild parties, gay times, fast music and fast nights...” then learns she has “only a few months to live” because of a heart problem. She goes to a small resort hotel run by John and his mother. Marion and John fall in love, but she can’t tell him about her condition, so she returns to her wild life in the city. John shows up and says he knows everything. Also, Marion’s doctor says her time in the country and John’s “love has accomplished a miracle!” She’s cured and will marry John.
Reprints:

[“Honest Daring Uncensored”] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

[“New! Written especially for you!”] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

[“Most Amazing Exploits Ever Told”] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Love After Dark (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Hal Simmons; Lamont; Ellen; Uncle Edgar Harrington
Synopsis:
Urged by her parents and fiancé Lamont, Ellen accepts an invitation to spend the summer on her rich uncle Edgar’s estate. They hope she’ll be made Edgar’s heir. Over her stern uncle’s warning, she falls in love with Hal, a college student working as the gardener. Ellen says they must hide their relationship so she won’t lose Edgar’s money. Because her uncle likes Lamont, Ellen can’t break up with him either, so Hal dumps her. Lamont finds out about Hal but doesn’t care, as long as Ellen shares the fortune with him. Ellen confesses to her uncle, is disinherited, but will marry Hal.
Reprints:

A Woman Scorned (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Ask Jane Jones / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jane Jones
Letters:
typeset

My Secret Shame (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Betty Jaffrey; Irene Waldron; Wald Waldron; Butch Waldron
Synopsis:
Betty babysits for Irene, whose husband is on his way home from the Korean War. Wald shows up and falls in love with Betty at first sight, but she evades his advances despite her own desires. When Irene asks her to come back and work another night, Betty decides to confront her feelings and agrees. Right in front of Irene, Wald professes his love for Betty again. Irene explains: Wald is her husband’s twin brother, also a Korean War vet. Her husband hasn’t arrived yet! Betty and Wald can now kiss freely.
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Keywords:
Korean War
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Gambled on Love!
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. I Gambled on Love
  4. 3. Last Goodbye
  5. 4. [“Here They Come and There They Go!”]
  6. 5. The Perfect Wardrobe
  7. 6. Temptation
  8. 7. [“Honest Daring Uncensored”]
  9. 8. [“New! Written especially for you!”]
  10. 9. [“Most Amazing Exploits Ever Told”]
  11. 10. Love After Dark
  12. 11. A Woman Scorned
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Ask Jane Jones
  14. 13. My Secret Shame
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