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True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated (1949 McCombs/Harvey) comic books 1952

  • Issue #13
    True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated (1949 McCombs/Harvey) 13

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    All stories reprinted in True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated (1949) #32. Most stories further reprinted with post-Code story alterations in Romance Stories of True Love (1957) #47. "Bittersweet Love"; Betsy and her father run a desert gas station; One day Toby wanders in and is hired to help. Betsy tries to make friends but Toby is cold to her; She discovers an inscribed photo of actress Rosalind in Tobys room and he says he was married to her. "I Won't Cry Anymore!" text story. Intimate "Interlude"; Harriet takes a cross-country train to a new job in California; On the journey, she meets Ed and they have an affair; However, when they arrive in Los Angeles, Ed is greeted by his wife and children. "Can I Trust Him?", art by Bob Powell; Pat is engaged to Ted but he confesses hes having an affair with diner waitress Daphne. My Scarlet Affair!", art by Jack Sparling; Although boyfriend Johnny wants her to "forget all these career ideas" and marry him; Doris wants to be an artist; Middle-aged patron of the arts Rodney offers to help Doris; Doris allows Rodney to make love to her to repay his assistance. "Broken Love"; College teacher Valery marries Barry, an older student back in school because "the war had interrupted [his] education"; They have to keep their marriage a secret because it is against the colleges rules. "LOVE PROBLEMS AND ADVICE ILLUSTRATED. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

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  • Issue #14
    True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated (1949 McCombs/Harvey) 14

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    Most comic stories reprinted in True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated (1949) #34. In order of appearance: "Somebody Else's Girl" and "No Wedding Ring for Me!" further reprinted in Romance Stories of True Love (1957) #52 and Hi-School Romance Date Book (1962) #3; "What Promises Does This Love Hold?"; "Trapped in His Arms!" art by Bob Powell; and "No Love for a Cry Baby". Text stories: "The Story Behind the Cover, My Silent Love!" reprinted in True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated (1949) #34, and "Love Is Trust!" reprinted in True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated (1949) #31. Indicia states "LOVE PROBLEMS AND ADVICE ILLUSTRATED. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated (1949 McCombs/Harvey) 15

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    Cover by Lee Elias. Stories and art by Jack Sparling, Lee Elias and Bob Powell. Torrid tales of love and heartbreak dressed up as advice to the lovelorn from Harvey. Redheaded June shamefully admits she's only dating boring Joe because he's rich. Meg loses the only man she'd ever loved because of one little white lie. Sue enjoys the chase, but rapidly loses interest once she wins a man, and heartbreak follows. Torrid pre-Code cover with nice art by Lee Elias. Love for Sale!; My Phantom Lover!; Threat to My Love; Should I Give Up My Career for Marriage?; Lovers' Quarrel; Too Good at Love!; My Life Was a Lie; Suspicious of Love. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated (1949 McCombs/Harvey) 16

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    Stories and art by Jack Sparling, Lee Elias and Bob Powell. Torrid tales of love and heartbreak dressed up as advice to the lovelorn from Harvey. Working at her father's gas station in the desert, Betsy meets handsome, tormented drifter Toby, and falls for him as she learns his story. Struggling artist Doris is taken in by wealthy art patron Rodney for all the wrong reasons. College professor Valery must keep her marriage to student Barry a secret, which works fine until Sue comes along. Torrid pre-Code sailor cover, possibly by Al Avison. Bittersweet Love; I Won't Cry Anymore!; Intimate Interlude; Can I Trust Him?; My Scarlet Affair!; Broken Love; What I Learned From Love. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated (1949 McCombs/Harvey) 17

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    Stories and art by Jack Sparling, Tom Hickey, Al Avison, John Sink and Bob Powell. Torrid tales of love and heartbreak dressed up as advice to the lovelorn from Harvey. Karen wants to play the field, until she drives away the man she really loves. Stacey is willing to sacrifice the respect of one man for a smile from another. Reporter Cynthia falls for a man she despises. Torrid pre-Code cover, possibly by Al Avison. I Courted Heartbreak!; Stars in My Eyes; Can I Betray My Love?; Assignment to Love!; 3 Kisses to Paradise. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    True Love Problems and Advice Illustrated (1949 McCombs/Harvey) 18

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    Stories and art by Jack Sparling, Joe Certa and Bob Powell. Torrid tales of love and heartbreak dressed up as advice to the lovelorn from Harvey. Connie wants to dump sailor boyfriend Peter when she falls for Rex, but Peter's not ready to let her go. Laurie loves Ed, but he can't say no to his gambling problem. Redheaded Margo runs into old flame Dan, but now he's got dangerous underworld connections and doesn't want her to get involved. Saucy pre-Code cover, possibly by Al Avison. Foolish Illusion; Gambling with Love; Hidden Heartbreak; Dead End Desire; This Time Forever; Passion for a Stranger. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.10.