(June 1953)

Harvey, 1951 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Picture Magazines, Inc.
Editing:
Leon Harvey
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

War Is Hell! (Table of Contents)

Warfront / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks:
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
war

Buy a Daisy...Join a Junior Air Rifle Club! (Table of Contents)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; photo
Inks:
?: photo
Letters:
typeset

In Dedication (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Short article dedicating this issue to war correspondent Ernie Pyle.

Contents No. 15 (Table of Contents)

Warfront / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; Jack Sparling; George Roussos; Lee Elias
Inks:
?; Jack Sparling; George Roussos; Warren Kremer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
One panel from each of the main stories.

Indexer Notes

Stories do not appear in the order they are listed on the contents page.

$100,000.00 in Cash Prizes (Table of Contents)

Family Puzzle Contest / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for puzzle contest that offers cash prizes.

Timid Hero (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Marine PFC Chuck Peters; Margie; Miss Parsons (school teacher); Jack
Synopsis:
A soldier thinks about his past life before he goes into battle.

Submarine (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
A short article about submarines.

Back in the Army again! (Table of Contents)

Sad Sack / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Baker
Inks:
George Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sad Sack
Synopsis:
Ad promoting the now monthly Sad Sack comic.

The Frogmen (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A short story about frogmen and their purpose during the war.

Torpedo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lt. Jaklin
Synopsis:
A frogman tows a torpedo into enemy waters and uses it to start an explosive chain reaction.

["Poor Pud! He's got to shovel the driveway before he can go sleddin"] (Table of Contents)

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Pud; Dubble Bubble Gang
Synopsis:
Ad for Fleer Dubble Bubble Gum

Calling All Space Rangers! (Table of Contents)

Plastic Rocket Gun / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
ad for plastic space men, rockets, flying saucers and Martians!

[Harvey 1953 Calendar] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Joe Palooka; Dick Tracy; Little Max; Sad Sack; Humphrey; Dagwood; Rags Rabbit; Little Audrey; Little Dot; Casper; Blondie; Daisy Bumstead; Katzenjammer Kids; Jiggs and Maggie
Synopsis:
Calendar for 1953 featuring characters from some of the comics published by Harvey.

Wow! Nothing Beats This Bike for Speed -- or Looks! (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Traveler / advertisement / pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for the Schwinn Traveler bicycle.

New Issues Harvey Comics Now on Sale...Read Them All! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Dagwood; Little Audrey; Herman; Katnip; Little Max; Daisy; Casper; Sad Sack; Horace; Blondie; Joe Palooka
Synopsis:
Ad for various Harvey Comics.

Fight for Life (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Warren Kremer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Joe Wilson; Gabby (his manager)
Synopsis:
When a boxer and his manager tour the Korean fighting front, they do not anticipate encountering enemy soldiers.

Black and White (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A short war story about fighting in the skies.

Be Sure to Be Sure! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Subscription ad for Warfront.

Our Army (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Morisi
Inks:
Pete Morisi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Unnamed soldiers
Synopsis:
Summaries of the duties of six different groups of military personnel.

Crossfire! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Unnamed American soldiers; unnamed Korean soldiers
Synopsis:
Americans and Koreans battle each other near a small village.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "Bullets, Babies and Bombs!"

Buy Direct from Importer (Table of Contents)

Consumer's Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for binoculars.

Free! 235 Stamps (Table of Contents)

Little Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for postage stamps from all over the world.

Check the kind of body YOU want! (Table of Contents)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Charles Atlas ad that appeared in numerous comics.

Get Cracker Jack's Amazing Jet Propelled Railroad Engine (Table of Contents)

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for Cracker Jack snack.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. War Is Hell!
    Warfront
  2. 1. Buy a Daisy...Join a Junior Air Rifle Club!
    Daisy Air Rifles
  3. 2. In Dedication
  4. 3. Contents No. 15
    Warfront
  5. 4. $100,000.00 in Cash Prizes
    Family Puzzle Contest
  6. 5. Timid Hero
  7. 6. Submarine
  8. 7. Back in the Army again!
    Sad Sack
  9. 8. The Frogmen
  10. 9. Torpedo
  11. 10. ["Poor Pud! He's got to shovel the driveway before he can go sleddin"]
    Dubble Bubble
  12. 11. Calling All Space Rangers!
    Plastic Rocket Gun
  13. 12. [Harvey 1953 Calendar]
  14. 13. Wow! Nothing Beats This Bike for Speed -- or Looks!
    Schwinn Traveler
  15. 14. New Issues Harvey Comics Now on Sale...Read Them All!
    Harvey Comics
  16. 15. Fight for Life
  17. 16. Black and White
  18. 17. Be Sure to Be Sure!
  19. 18. Our Army
  20. 19. Crossfire!
  21. 20. Buy Direct from Importer
    Consumer's Mart
  22. 21. Free! 235 Stamps
    Little Stamp Co.
  23. 22. Check the kind of body YOU want!
    Charles Atlas
  24. 23. Get Cracker Jack's Amazing Jet Propelled Railroad Engine
    Cracker Jack
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gene Reed
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Randy Scott
  • Jim Walls
  • Mark Gordon
  • Peter Croome
  • Mickey Coalwell