(February 1956)

Harvey, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Home Comics, Inc.
Brand
H [Heart]
Editing
Leon Harvey

Clinging Vine (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Avison ?
Inks
Al Avison ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

The artwork does not represent a scene from the story "Clinging Vine," despite the text box on the cover.

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Leon Harvey ?
Pencils
Bob Powell; Howard Nostrand ? Al Avison ?
Inks
Bob Powell ?; Howard Nostrand ?; ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

contents page includes editorial and images from interior stories.

Clinging Vine (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Midge; Gordon; Mr. Fraser; Joe Broome; Will Howard
Synopsis
Midge can’t stand to be separated from her new husband Gordon. He says “I want a wife—not a clinging vine! You’re smothering me—choking me!” and walks out. Midge is notified that Gordon was the victim of a hit-and-run accident. In the hospital, he apologizes for being angry at her, and Midge vows to be “a wife in the true sense of the word!”

Indexer Notes

credits per Nick Caputo, March 2014.

The Romantic Season (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Text story with two small illustrations, at least one by Bob Powell.

I Know, My Love (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Lois Downing; Arnold Downing; Phil; Dan Bennett; Craig Manley
Synopsis
“Common-sense” Lois wants a husband who is “rich and reliable!” On a trip to Hawaii, she meets beachcomber Dan and they are attracted to each other, but she tells him “I’ve always been taught to hate shiftlessness---irresponsibility!” She urges him to get a job: “You’ve got to decide between me and your way of life! You can’t have both!” “You love only the dollar sign,” he replies, and they break up. Her father advises her to “follow your heart,” and Lois returns to Dan.
Keywords
Hawaii

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Acclaimed by millions!

Indexer Notes

House ad for 5 romance titles (First Love, Love Problems, Hi-School Romance, First Romance, True Brides) with black-and-white cover reproductions and a black-and-white illustration.

Forbidden Love (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Bruce; Sue; Lila; Alan Herne; Sue's mother
Synopsis
Just before her boyfriend Bruce returns from service in Korea, Sue meets Alan and falls in love with him. Gossip about their relationship spreads through the town, because Bruce is a hero who received the Silver Star. Alan and Sue break up, and Sue is reunited with Bruce. He confronts her about the stories and Sue admits she loves Alan. Bruce helps Sue and Alan get back together.
Keywords
Korean War

A Letter from My Love (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Text story with one illustration.

Love's Decision (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
romance
Characters
Carol Emrick; Phil Taine; Roger Mayo
Synopsis
College students Carol and Roger fall in love, but star football player Phil steals her away. Carol discovers Phil is unfaithful to her. After Roger, who also plays football, plays a great game, Carol apologizes to him and he takes her back.

Indexer Notes

Roger is drawn playing in the football game without a helmet, although the other players are wearing them.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Clinging Vine
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Clinging Vine
  4. 3. The Romantic Season
  5. 4. I Know, My Love
  6. 5. ["Acclaimed by millions!"]
  7. 6. Forbidden Love
  8. 7. A Letter from My Love
  9. 8. Love's Decision
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Banks S. Robinson
  • David Wilt
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)
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