(October 1942)

Harvey, 1941 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
Color:
four color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US (except #14-16, which are pocket-size)
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched (except #14-16, which are squarebound)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Scanned copy available at goldenagecomics.co.uk.


Read How Capt. Freedom Aids the Commandos (Table of Contents)

Captain Freedom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Freedom

Indexer Notes

There is uncertainty in the pencil credit for this cover.
The 1998 Jack Kirby Checklist and Jack Kirby Collector state Jack Kirby pencils.

Greg Theakston states Joe Simon and Harry Mendryk's blog feels the pencils are by Joe Simon.

["Can Captain Freedom escape the net of circumstantial evidence that emeshes him..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Freedom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Cazeneuve ?
Inks:
Arthur Cazeneuve ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Adolph Shturk (Villain, Intro); Captain Freedom

[The Nazi Shock Gibson] (Table of Contents)

Shock Gibson / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Nazi "Shock Gibson" (Villain; Intro); the Nazis (Villain)

[Origin of the Girl Commandos] (Table of Contents)

Pat Parker, Girl Commando / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jill Elgin?
Inks:
Jill Elgin?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Girl Commandos [Tanya (Intro); Mei-Ling (Intro); Penelope Penny Kirk (Intro); Ellen Billings; Pat Parker]; The Japanese (Villain)

["U.S. Marines and Japs are locked in a life and death struggle..."] (Table of Contents)

Biff Bannon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks:
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; war
Characters:
Biff Bannon

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover; Invention / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Holman; Rube Goldberg
Pencils:
Bill Holman; Rube Goldberg
Inks:
Bill Holman; Rube Goldberg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Two cartoons. Sequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Sequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.

Flags of the 28 United Nations (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.

Hollywood Attacked By Japs (Table of Contents)

Black Cat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arturo Cazeneuve (signed)
Inks:
Arturo Cazeneuve (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shock Gibson (Guest Star); Ted Parrish (Guest Star); Pat Parker (Guest Star); Girl Commandoes (Guest Star); Captain Freedom (Intro; Origin; Harvey's unofficial hero team); Dick Lane (Guest Star); Don Frazer (Guest Star); The Japanese (Villain); The Black Cat [Linda Turner]

The Story Behind the Cover (Table of Contents)

Captain Freedom / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Singapore Ed's Bar (Table of Contents)

Crash, Cork, and the Baron / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Gates (signed)
Inks:
Art Gates (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Singapore Eddie (Villain; Intro); the Japanese (Villain)

["I'll blow you to some ice cream cones..."] (Table of Contents)

Flossie / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Army Fun (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Sequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.

The Curse of Cave Canyon (Table of Contents)

Ted Parrish, Man of 1000 Faces / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Cazeneuve?
Inks:
Arthur Cazeneuve?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
An old prospector (Villain; Intro)

Speed Sticklers (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Puzzles & games.

Indexer Notes

Sequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.

["Yes! I can use a good man to carry a sign around..."] (Table of Contents)

Bimbo's Beanery / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks:
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["The gridiron is the backgroud for one of our country's favorite sports..."]] (Table of Contents)

Speed Taylor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais ?
Inks:
Rudy Palais ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; sports
Characters:
Dapper Dan Dunn (Villain; Intro; Death); Speed Taylor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Read How Capt. Freedom Aids the Commandos
    Captain Freedom
  2. 1. ["Can Captain Freedom escape the net of circumstantial evidence that emeshes him..."]
    Captain Freedom
  3. 2. [The Nazi Shock Gibson]
    Shock Gibson
  4. 3. [Origin of the Girl Commandos]
    Pat Parker, Girl Commando
  5. 4. ["U.S. Marines and Japs are locked in a life and death struggle..."]
    Biff Bannon
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Smokey Stover; Invention
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Flags of the 28 United Nations
  9. 8. Hollywood Attacked By Japs
    Black Cat
  10. 9. The Story Behind the Cover
    Captain Freedom
  11. 10. Singapore Ed's Bar
    Crash, Cork, and the Baron
  12. 11. ["I'll blow you to some ice cream cones..."]
    Flossie
  13. 12. Army Fun
  14. 13. The Curse of Cave Canyon
    Ted Parrish, Man of 1000 Faces
  15. 14. Speed Sticklers
  16. 15. ["Yes! I can use a good man to carry a sign around..."]
    Bimbo's Beanery
  17. 16. ["The gridiron is the backgroud for one of our country's favorite sports..."]]
    Speed Taylor
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mike Burkey
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Len Wolinsky