(September 1942)

Harvey, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Family Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Leon Harvey; Alfred Harvey (president)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Some info verified using a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Liberty Lads; Human Meteor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon [as Glaven]
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Henry Mendryk states that "Glaven" was a boyhood friend of Simon.

["A special message to the readers of Champ Comics"] (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Morgenthau Jr. (signed)
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Facsimile of a letter from U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau Jr. encouraging the "Boys and Girls of America" to purchase U.S. War Savings Stamps.

Indexer Notes

This public service announcement appeared in numerous comic books in this period (summer-fall 1942).

["Duke and Toby speed by an Army camp..."] (Table of Contents)

Human Meteor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

["America's youngest and boldest lads..."] (Table of Contents)

Liberty Lads / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

["As the Champ and Henry walk past..."] (Table of Contents)

Champ / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

["Flossie! Keep the leash on the dog!"] (Table of Contents)

Flossie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
W. Jourdain (signed)
Inks:
W. Jourdain (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Flossie; dog catcher

The Story Behind the Cover (Table of Contents)

Human Meteor / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

["I had a wonderful dream last night kidlets."] (Table of Contents)

Slim Jim and the Force / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

["For those of you who haven't met Dan and Diane Twinkle..."] (Table of Contents)

Twinkle Twins / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Bryant
Inks:
Al Bryant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["And then she socked him"] (Table of Contents)

Military Mirth / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military
Synopsis:
Jokes with a military theme.

Indexer Notes

Mostly printed jokes against a red-white-and-blue background, with a small cartoon of a laughing man in the lower right-hand corner.

["Today we're studying the anti-aircraft gun, men!"] (Table of Contents)

K.P. Jones / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur Beeman
Pencils:
Arthur Beeman (signed)
Inks:
Arthur Beeman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
K.P. Jones; Sarge

["The Professor's plans for sabotage..."] (Table of Contents)

Padlock Homes / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan
Inks:
Ed Wheelan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Case of the Haunted Castle (Table of Contents)

White Mask / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The White Mask [Steve Saxon] (first appearance; only appearance; origin)

[Can You Do It?] (Table of Contents)

Champ Confusers / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A.W. Nugent
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent
Inks:
A.W. Nugent
Colors:
?
Letters:
A.W. Nugent

Synopsis:
Multiple puzzles and word games.

["When the powers of evil strike..."] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Miracle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Help America Win the War! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Now on Sale] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Liberty Lads; Human Meteor
  2. 1. ["A special message to the readers of Champ Comics"]
  3. 2. ["Duke and Toby speed by an Army camp..."]
    Human Meteor
  4. 3. ["America's youngest and boldest lads..."]
    Liberty Lads
  5. 4. ["As the Champ and Henry walk past..."]
    Champ
  6. 5. ["Flossie! Keep the leash on the dog!"]
    Flossie
  7. 6. The Story Behind the Cover
    Human Meteor
  8. 7. ["I had a wonderful dream last night kidlets."]
    Slim Jim and the Force
  9. 8. ["For those of you who haven't met Dan and Diane Twinkle..."]
    Twinkle Twins
  10. 9. ["And then she socked him"]
    Military Mirth
  11. 10. ["Today we're studying the anti-aircraft gun, men!"]
    K.P. Jones
  12. 11. ["The Professor's plans for sabotage..."]
    Padlock Homes
  13. 12. The Case of the Haunted Castle
    White Mask
  14. 13. [Can You Do It?]
    Champ Confusers
  15. 14. ["When the powers of evil strike..."]
    Dr. Miracle
  16. 15. Help America Win the War!
  17. 16. [Now on Sale]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven Rowe
  • David Wilt
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gary L. Watson