(October 1957)

Harvey, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Home Comics, Inc.
Brand
True Love Series
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

Contents copyright Harvey Features Syndicate.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I was told I was too pretty to date!
Genre
romance

Free Photos Of Your Favorite Stars (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Studio Fotos / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page served as the prelude to "Odd Girl Out", the first story of the issue. The page is the original splash page reprinted from the story "3 On An Island".

Flashing Simulated Diamond Rings At Fabulous Savings! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Jewelry King / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Odd Girl Out (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Enid; Brad; Sally; Steve Bruckner
Synopsis
Enid, the school's champion swimmer, has always liked Brad, but he is going steady with Sally. During a school outing on a boat, a freak accident leaves the three stranded on an island. While Sally has a sprained ankle, Enid leads the way providing food and shelter for the trio until Steve Bruckner arrives in his river patrol boat to rescue them. As they board the rescue boat, Brad tells Sally how much he cares for her, and Enid turns her eyes to strong and heroic Steve who is excited to be with her, too.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original Title of the story was "3 on an Island". Splash page redrawn from original story.

My Sister's Husband (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Ruth; Spence: Ginny; Jim Kennedy
Synopsis
Ruth lived with her sister Ginny and her husband Spence, but all was not going well for the married couple. Spence was unemployed and had large ambling debts but only Ruth knew the truth and Spence begged her not to tell Ginny. Amid all of that, Ruth's two-year courtship by Jim Kennedy was strained because Ruth felt her sister needed her. When Spence announced he had a job, Ginny was exuberant and Ruth decided it was time to call Jim to tell him he had been right all along.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original art shows some Comics Code-mandated story and dialogue changes. Unknown inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Al Avison.

She Once Had Thin Legs (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Modern Methods / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Skylark Sets the Pace in Fashion (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Skylark Originals / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prize Winning Skylark Fashions (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Skylark Originals / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Acclaimed by Millions (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

My Answer! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Sink ?
Inks
John Sink ?
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
romance
Characters
Gladys; Dr. Henry Norman
Synopsis
When Gladys took a job as Dr. Henry Norman's assistant she never thought she'd end up engaged to him. Her euphoria was destroyed when she assisted Henry with an experiment. An explosion sent acid into Gladys' face leaving severe scars. While they married Gladys doubted Henry who spent all his money on plastic surgery for his wife over the years. Eventually an exhausted Henry confesses the strain has been too much for him. Feeling guilty she packs to leave but collapses. When she awakens Henry tells her beauty, money and possessions mean nothing. Only being together always is important.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original art shows some Comics Code-mandated story and dialogue changes.

Engagement (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
romance

From Shop Girl to Television Star! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Not Good Enough - for me! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Hickey
Inks
Tom Hickey
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
romance
Characters
Stella Clayton; Steve Brady; Mrs. Clayton
Synopsis
In Europe, Stella's family had been royalty and her mother resents that she has lost all of that by coming to America. When Stella falls in love with Steve Brady, her mother calls him a peasant and threatens to disown Stella... until Steve pushes Mrs. Clayton out of the way of a runaway car. He is severely injured but recovers quickly to hear Mrs. Clayton call him, "son".
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original art shows a few Comics Code-mandated story/dialogue changes.

Strange Romantic Customs (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Herman
Inks
Vic Herman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Synopsis
Strange customs differnet cultures use to choose a mate.
Reprints

Ugly Blackheads Out in Seconds With Vacutex! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Ballco Products, Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

12 Little Dolls (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Family Dolls / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

First Time Ideas in Christmas Cards (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make $15.00 A Day and More! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Post Graduate Hospital School of Nursing / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Live Miniature Monkey and World's Tiniest Dog (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Dean Studios / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

25 Billfold Photos (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Movyland Studios / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I was told I was too pretty to date!"]
  2. 1. Free Photos Of Your Favorite Stars
    Studio Fotos
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Flashing Simulated Diamond Rings At Fabulous Savings!
    The Jewelry King
  5. 4. Odd Girl Out
  6. 5. My Sister's Husband
  7. 6. She Once Had Thin Legs
    Modern Methods
  8. 7. Skylark Sets the Pace in Fashion
    Skylark Originals
  9. 8. Prize Winning Skylark Fashions
    Skylark Originals
  10. 9. Acclaimed by Millions
    Harvey Publishing
  11. 10. My Answer!
  12. 11. Engagement
  13. 12. From Shop Girl to Television Star!
    Harvey Publishing
  14. 13. Not Good Enough - for me!
  15. 14. Strange Romantic Customs
  16. 15. Ugly Blackheads Out in Seconds With Vacutex!
    Ballco Products, Company
  17. 16. 12 Little Dolls
    Family Dolls
  18. 17. First Time Ideas in Christmas Cards
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  19. 18. Make $15.00 A Day and More!
    Post Graduate Hospital School of Nursing
  20. 19. Live Miniature Monkey and World's Tiniest Dog
    Dean Studios
  21. 20. 25 Billfold Photos
    Movyland Studios
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Wally Harrington
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mark Gordon
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Wally Harrington
  • Peter Croome