(March 1958)

Harvey, 1958 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Tales, Inc.
Brand:
A Thrill Adventure
Editing:
Leon Harvey
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Scoop!... Report from Space (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Inks:
Marvin Stein ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Kirby, Simon and Stein credits per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Mort Meskin on pencils and Al Williamson with inks.

Report from Space (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Asylum (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
For thousands of years, an advanced planet had committed horribly insane people to a far-distant planet. But this time a mission is turned back by the now highly-advanced civilization on this distant planet: the planet Earth!

Indexer Notes

Synopsis info by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005).

First Man on the Moon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ripoff of Fredric Brown story.

Supreme Penalty (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Chief scientist Frances; Judge Krenk
Reprints:

A Thrill a Minute! (Table of Contents)

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

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

What's Up There? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin ?; Bob Powell
Inks:
Al Williamson ?; Bob Powell
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

House ad for Race for the Moon #1, featuring the cover (showing that alterations were made) and also reproducing part of the page one contents page.

Disc Jockey (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Sam Webb; Lou; three Martians
Synopsis:
Sam Webb is a radio station owner and a very unpopular disc jockey who will not take himself off the air. He's so bad that Martians, out of frustration, arrive and forcibly remove him from his post.
Reprints:

So You Want to Go to the Moon (Table of Contents)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

The Invasion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bill; May; John Bronheit; General Pierce; alien conqueror
Synopsis:
A couple watch a TV news broadcast chronicling an alien invasion and are terrified when Earth's military forces are quickly defeated. Fearing for their lives, they pack and literally run for the hills. They don't hear the news announcer then reveal that the invasion broadcast was an "original tele-screen drama entitled The Invasion From Mars!".

Indexer Notes

The story is obviously inspired by Orson Welles' famous War of the Worlds radio broadcast that stunned listeners on Halloween in 1938.

Preview: Look what's Coming your Way in this Big Issue (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Previews a page from the story "Forbidden Journey" appearing in Alarming Tales (Harvey, 1957 Series) #4 (March 1958)

Yogi Berra Homers In the 9th - Wins Big Game! (Table of Contents)

Yogi Berra; Cloverine Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Thompson [as R.T.]
Inks:
Ray Thompson [as R.T.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Yogi Berra; Betty and Bob
Keywords:
baseball
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Scoop!... Report from Space
  2. 1. Report from Space
  3. 2. Asylum
  4. 3. First Man on the Moon
  5. 4. Supreme Penalty
  6. 5. A Thrill a Minute!
  7. 6. What's Up There?
    Race for the Moon
  8. 7. Disc Jockey
  9. 8. So You Want to Go to the Moon
  10. 9. The Invasion
  11. 10. Preview: Look what's Coming your Way in this Big Issue
  12. 11. Yogi Berra Homers In the 9th - Wins Big Game!
    Yogi Berra; Cloverine Salve
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Jim Stangas
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin