(November 1957)

Harvey, 1945 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Comics [Stamp]
Editing:
Leon Harvey
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; later Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched; later Squarebound (#116 - #118)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Humphrey / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ham Fisher
Inks:
Ham Fisher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Humphrey Pennyworth

Rodeo Riot (Table of Contents)

Humphrey / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Humphrey Pennyworth
Synopsis:
Humphrey works as a blacksmith, and when cowboys come to have their horses re-shod, they are impressed with Humphrey's strength. They ask Humphrey to come participate in their rodeo. Humphrey give it a try, but, between his unwillingness to hurt any creature, and his constant hunger, his interest soon fades.

The Pie-Eating Contest (Table of Contents)

Humphrey / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ham Fisher
Pencils:
Ham Fisher
Inks:
Ham Fisher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Humphrey Pennyworth; Prunella Pennyworth
Synopsis:
Humphrey travels to Joe Palooka's training camp on his bicycle, with a home-built shed trailer. On the way, he give a ride to a hobo, who steals him blind. Now without the means to feed himself on the way, Humphrey soon becomes overcome with hunger, and stops in a local town. There happens to be a pie-eating contest, and Humphrey wins, smashing the local records.

Introducing Humphrey (Table of Contents)

Humphrey / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Ham Fisher
Pencils:
Ham Fisher
Inks:
Ham Fisher
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Humphrey Pennyworth (introduction); Knobby Walsh; Prunella "Pruney" Pennyworth (introduction); Joe Palooka
Synopsis:
When Knobby Walsh's car breaks down on the way to Joe Palooka's training camp, he turns into a garage in West Wokkington Falls, Ohio for help, and meets Humphrey Pennyworth. Impressed by Humphrey's incredible strength, he tries to tempt the peaceful Humphrey into a career in the ring. When Knobby tells Humphrey's sister, Prunella, of how much prize money could be contributed to the charities she loves, Humphrey agrees to his first fight, which he wins with one punch.
Reprints:
  • US from Joe Palooka Comics (Harvey, 1945 series) #15 (December 1947)
  • Original story 1/2 page splash panel has been replaced, and no longer carries original title. Also, the original story ran 9 1/4 pages, and this reprint was edited down to 9 pages, omitting panels 4 and 6 from page 7 of the original story.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Humphrey
  2. 1. Rodeo Riot
    Humphrey
  3. 2. The Pie-Eating Contest
    Humphrey
  4. 3. Introducing Humphrey
    Humphrey
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony Oliva
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Timothy L. Stroup
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Peter Croome
  • Donald Dale Milne