(December 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

New Speed Comics on cover.


Commandos in Action (Table of Contents)

Captain Freedom and the Young Defenders; The Girl Commandos / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Freedom; Pat Parker

["Within the grim confines of the Horror Mansion..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Freedom and the Young Defenders / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Freedom [Don Wright]; Young Defenders [Blackie, Joanie, Slim]; un-named Japanese [posing as Silas Green] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
When the Young Defenders see a man horribly killed and get Don Wright to investigate a license plate number of the fleeing perpetrator, they find out the car belongs to an inventor named Silas Green, who has invented a horrible killing agent called the Yellow Death! Captain Freedom vows to track the fiend down.
Reprints:

["Robert Gibson, young scientist and heir to millions..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shock Gibson

Glorious History of Korea (Table of Contents)

The Girl Commandos / comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Barbara Hall [as B. Hall] (signed)
Inks:
Barbara Hall [as B. Hall] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Mom's Best Birthday Present (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pierce G. Rice (signed)
Inks:
Pierce G. Rice (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Promotes War Savings Stamps.

["Competition, eh!"] (Table of Contents)

Biff Bannon, U.S. Marine / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Dog Gone (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Hendrik Hudson (Table of Contents)

Trail Blazers / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Nazi Uniforms (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Cat; Garboil (villain)

["Ordered to Chungking, China..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

last appearance

["I wanna join up with that there ladie's [sic] regiment!"] (Table of Contents)

Flossie / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
William Jourdain
Pencils:
William Jourdain (signed)
Inks:
William Jourdain (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Artist's first name added by Craig Delich.

["My goodness there was somethin' important..."] (Table of Contents)

Flossie / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
William Jourdain
Pencils:
William Jourdain (signed)
Inks:
William Jourdain (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

A Rat's Tale (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Russia. U. S. A. England. and then -- Mars!"] (Table of Contents)

Army & Navy Laughs / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Murder...and the black finger of guilt points at...Ted Parrish!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Solve a Riddle (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

John Paul Jones (Table of Contents)

American Heroes / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["Football becomes unimportant..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Commandos in Action
    Captain Freedom and the Young Defenders; The Girl Commandos
  2. 1. ["Within the grim confines of the Horror Mansion..."]
    Captain Freedom and the Young Defenders
  3. 2. ["Robert Gibson, young scientist and heir to millions..."]
    Shock Gibson
  4. 3. Glorious History of Korea
    The Girl Commandos
  5. 4. Mom's Best Birthday Present
  6. 5. ["Competition, eh!"]
    Biff Bannon, U.S. Marine
  7. 6. Dog Gone
  8. 7. Hendrik Hudson
    Trail Blazers
  9. 8. Nazi Uniforms
    Black Cat
  10. 9. ["Ordered to Chungking, China..."]
    Crash, Cork, and the Baron
  11. 10. ["I wanna join up with that there ladie's [sic] regiment!"]
    Flossie
  12. 11. ["My goodness there was somethin' important..."]
    Flossie
  13. 12. A Rat's Tale
  14. 13. ["Russia. U. S. A. England. and then -- Mars!"]
    Army & Navy Laughs
  15. 14. ["Murder...and the black finger of guilt points at...Ted Parrish!"]
    Ted Parrish, Man of 1000 Faces
  16. 15. Solve a Riddle
  17. 16. John Paul Jones
    American Heroes
  18. 17. ["Football becomes unimportant..."]
    Speed Taylor
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Len Wolinsky