(January 1970)

Harvey, 1955 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1969
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Comics [Jack-in-the-box]
Editing:
Leon Harvey
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Keywords:
Children; humor; Latin America; obesity

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Lotta / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Warren Kremer ?
Inks:
Warren Kremer ?
Colors:
Warren Kremer ?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Lotta; fellow moviegoers
Synopsis:
Little Lotta eats an ear of corn so huge that it covers the laps of the moviegoers seated on either side of her.
Keywords:
Corn; movie; obesity; theater

["Perfect for lovers... and music box collectors"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for ceramic music box (playing "Lara's Theme") from Colonial Studios
Keywords:
Music box

["Wh-what's the matter, Lotta?"] (Table of Contents)

Little Lotta / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Lotta; Gerald
Synopsis:
Lotta is going to a costume party as a bee. A swarm of bees think she's their queen.
Keywords:
Bee; costume party

["And here comes Casper the Friendly Ghost and company"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
Casper; Buzzy; Little Audrey; Baby Huey; Herman; Katnip; Harvey Jack-in-the-Box
Synopsis:
List of TV stations carrying the Harvey-Films cartoons
Keywords:
Television; TV

["A new show on abc TV"] (Table of Contents)

Casper the Friendly Ghost / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Casper; Wendy; Spooky; Nightmare; the Ghostly Trio; Harvey Jack-in-the-Box
Synopsis:
Promo for The New Casper Cartoon Show
Keywords:
Ghost; television; TV

The Day Grandpa Disappeared (Table of Contents)

Little Lotta / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Lotta; Grandpa; kidnappers
Synopsis:
Little Lotta's grandfather is kidnapped by Latin Americans because he resembles their president. When she pursues they are both imprisoned on board ship, but try to jump ship in a lifeboat.
Keywords:
Kidnap; obesity; ship

Indexer Notes

Part one of a three-part story in this issue.

["Hi, Lotta!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Lotta / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Lotta; Gerald
Synopsis:
Gerald has invented a small device to power his wagon downhill, but he needs Lotta to pull it back uphill.
Keywords:
Invention; inventor

The Scoundrels of Santa Banana (Table of Contents)

Little Lotta / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Lotta; Grandpa; Presidente Lopez; rebels
Synopsis:
Since Grandpa resembles Presidente Lopez, rebels are forcing him to sign treasury notes. Lotta hears the story from the real president and starts clobbering the rebels, but they stave her off by threatening to shoot Grandpa.
Keywords:
Latin America; president

Indexer Notes

Part two of a three-part story in this issue.

["Fun is a Harvey Comic!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Harvey Jack-in-the-Box
Synopsis:
Promo for Harvey titles

Indexer Notes

Thumbnails of nine covers

["This year, look what you get with your Banana Splits on NBC-TV!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Heckle; Jeckle; H R Pufnstuf; the Grump; Pink Panther; Underdog; Fred Flintstone; Wilma Flintstone; Pebbles Flintstone; Judy the Chimp; the Banana Splits
Synopsis:
Ad for Saturday morning TV programs (starting September 6, 1970) from NBC
Keywords:
Cartoon; television; TV

["Here are the Giant Harvey Comics now on sale!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Harvey Jack-in-the-Box
Synopsis:
Promo for Giant Size Harvey Comics

Indexer Notes

Thumbnails of 14 covers

Viva el Presidente! Viva Lotta! Viva Gramps! (Table of Contents)

Little Lotta / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Lotta; Grandpa; Presidente Lopez; rebels
Synopsis:
Lotta cleans up the rebels, saving Grandpa and Presidente Lopez until loyal troops arrive. Presidente Lopez decorates Lotta and Grandpa, then sends them home on an air force plane.
Keywords:
Latin America; obesity

Badly Jarred (Table of Contents)

Richie Rich Presents / text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Willie; Brenda
Synopsis:
Even though Brenda worries, Willie builds a pile of books in order to reach the cookie jar. It all comes crashing down.
Keywords:
Cookie

Indexer Notes

Despite the title, there is no reference to Richie Rich.

["I love reading about Casper, in his Harvey Comics magazine."] (Table of Contents)

Casper the Friendly Ghost / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Casper; bear
Synopsis:
Promo, in comic-strip form, for Casper comic and TV show.
Keywords:
Ghost; television; TV

The Riddle. (Table of Contents)

Little Lotta Presents / text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Arnulf; Hector; King Frederick the Wise
Synopsis:
Fable in which the elderly advisor Arnulf sets a riddle. The man who can solve it should be the king's new counselor.
Keywords:
Fable; king; kingdom; riddle

Indexer Notes

Despite the title, Little Lotta is not referenced in any way.

["I'm loaded with work!"] (Table of Contents)

Sad Sack / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Sad Sack
Synopsis:
Promo in comic strip from; Sad Sack posts bills to promote four Sad Sack titles from Harvey
Keywords:
Army; soldier

Dot's Enough (Table of Contents)

Little Dot / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Dot; nightmare Dot; nightmare Gerald; nightmare Lotta
Synopsis:
Little Dot falls asleep while thinking about how special she is as a dot collector, and dreams of another Dot just like her. She pursues the dream Dot, who takes over real Dot's life and friends piece by piece. In awaking, she realizes she shouldn't be so stuck-up.
Keywords:
Doppelganger; double; dream; duplicate; mistaken identity; nightmare

Indexer Notes

Little Dot reads a Little Dot comic book. The buses are operated by the Harveyville Bus Company, Inc.

["Boys 12 or older sell Grit"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph); ? (artwork)
Inks:
? (photograph); ? (artwork)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with response coupon, for selling Grit newspaper.
Keywords:
Newspaper

["Order by mail specials"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Eight small ads for novelties from Dollar Bargains

["Have a ball!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Post cereals, and Hav-A-Ball proof-of-purchase premiums
Keywords:
Sports

["Giant play inside e-l-e-c-t-r-i-c doll house"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for doll houses and ancillaries from Honor House Prod. Corp.
Keywords:
doll; doll house

["Sea horse 'ranch' only $2.98"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for aquarium and sea horses from Honor House Department
Keywords:
Aquarium; sea horse

["Amazing $1 art offer"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Coby (painting)
Inks:
Coby (painting)
Colors:
Coby (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Muffin; Godfrey; Happy; Coquette
Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for art prints of dog paintings from Colonial Studios
Keywords:
Art; dog
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Little Lotta
  2. 1. ["Perfect for lovers... and music box collectors"]
  3. 2. ["Wh-what's the matter, Lotta?"]
    Little Lotta
  4. 3. ["And here comes Casper the Friendly Ghost and company"]
  5. 4. ["A new show on abc TV"]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  6. 5. The Day Grandpa Disappeared
    Little Lotta
  7. 6. ["Hi, Lotta!"]
    Little Lotta
  8. 7. The Scoundrels of Santa Banana
    Little Lotta
  9. 8. ["Fun is a Harvey Comic!"]
  10. 9. ["This year, look what you get with your Banana Splits on NBC-TV!"]
  11. 10. ["Here are the Giant Harvey Comics now on sale!"]
  12. 11. Viva el Presidente! Viva Lotta! Viva Gramps!
    Little Lotta
  13. 12. Badly Jarred
    Richie Rich Presents
  14. 13. ["I love reading about Casper, in his Harvey Comics magazine."]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  15. 14. The Riddle.
    Little Lotta Presents
  16. 15. ["I'm loaded with work!"]
    Sad Sack
  17. 16. Dot's Enough
    Little Dot
  18. 17. ["Boys 12 or older sell Grit"]
  19. 18. ["Order by mail specials"]
  20. 19. ["Have a ball!"]
  21. 20. ["Giant play inside e-l-e-c-t-r-i-c doll house"]
  22. 21. ["Sea horse 'ranch' only $2.98"]
  23. 22. ["Amazing $1 art offer"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kirk House
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Max Capp
  • Jim Van Dore