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The Story Behind the Cover

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What happens if a Blonde in a Red Dress with “no hope for happiness” is “too young to see the danger of loving a man who knew only brute force” in a tale of “side-street love”? She stars in the comic book PSA equivalent of a TV afterschool special, that’s what happens.


First Love Illustrated #15, by Harvey

First Love Illustrated #3, Harvey Comics

“Heartwarming Romances That Could Happen To You!”

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Is it just me, or does the Red Dress look like it’s frowning?


First Love Illustrated #3, Harvey Comics

First Love Illustrated #31, Harvey

The Blonde in a Red (Floral Print) Dress: His Lips, His Arms, His Love — All Lies!

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All’s fair in (first) love (illustrated) and war.


First Love Illustrated #31, Harvey

First Love Illustrated #9, Harvey

A classic love triangle

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Could this be the source of the eternal conflict between the Blonde in Red and the Redhead in Yellow?

(I just hope the boyfriend’s name isn’t Chekhov, because if so, I’d worry about those guns on the wall.)


First Love Illustrated #9, Harvey

First Love #20 by Harvey

That’s why you should wear a seatbelt

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But don’t worry. She’s been through worse, I’m sure “Susan” will be fine. (If that’s her real name.)