(October 1963)

Harvey, 1963 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
On-sale date:
1963-07-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Illustrated Humor, Inc.
Brand:
Giant Size Harvey Comics [Jack-in-the-box]
Editing:
Leon Harvey
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date from publisher advertisement.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Stumbo the Giant / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Stumbo the Giant

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents)

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

["Hmmm... What do you know?"] (Table of Contents)

Stumbo the Giant / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Stumbo the Giant
Synopsis:
Stumbo uses a boat anchor as a hook to catch a whale and fry it in a pan over a volcano.

["Champion Rope Twirler"] (Table of Contents)

Hot Stuff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Hot Stuff
Synopsis:
Inspired by a billboard for a circus, Hot Stuff scares the stripes off a zebra and tries to do rope tricks, but gets tangled up, much to the amusement of the now-stripeless zebra.

A Large Problem (Table of Contents)

Stumbo the Giant / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Stumbo the Giant; Officer O'Floodle
Synopsis:
Stumbo's laughter over a joke book is a bother, but when he gets a sad book, his tears make a new river. Finally, he is encouraged to try new fish recipes, which stink up the town.
Reprints:

[Ohh! These cold nights have put a chill in my bones!"] (Table of Contents)

Stumbo the Giant / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Stumbo the Giant
Synopsis:
Stumbo heads south to the beach for the winter, but when he hears of a blizzard back at Tinytown, he goes back immediately to help them out.
Reprints:

Wide Awake (Table of Contents)

Stumbo the Giant / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Stumbo the Giant; Officer O'Floodle
Synopsis:
Stumbo tries counting sheep and reading to get to sleep. The people of Tinytown decide to give him some warm milk, but by the time they milk the cows and heat the milk, he's asleep. They drink the milk themselves, but can't sleep for Stumbo's snoring.

Little Jack Horner... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Little Jack Horner
Synopsis:
Little Jack Horner blows up a balloon which blows away his house.

Fun at the Zoo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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?
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Genre:
children; humor
Synopsis:
A monkey positions the zookeepers hat to catch his cigar ashes, but they burn through the hat.

["There's Officer O'Floodle fishing..."] (Table of Contents)

Stumbo the Giant / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Stumbo the Giant; Officer O'Floodle
Synopsis:
Stumbo says "yoo hoo" to Officer O'Floodle from 5 miles away, much to the alarm of everyone in between. This is really an outstanding bit of graphic storytelling, integrating the "yoo hoo" as giant letters running through the middle ground of the illustrations.

["Phooey! This old broom of mine is all worn out!"] (Table of Contents)

Nightmare / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Nightmare, one of Wendy's aunts
Synopsis:
Nightmare interferes with Wendy's wicked aunt trying to steal Wendy's broom.

The Big Fixer (Table of Contents)

Stumbo the Giant / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Stumbo the Giant
Synopsis:
Stumbo sets out across the world to help people, but the never truly want what they ask for. He returns to Tinytown where no one complains to him.

The Crow and The Pelican (Table of Contents)

Petey Pelican / text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Petey Pelican; Charlie Crow
Synopsis:
Charlie Crow teaches Petey Pelican to steal all the bird seed, but when Petey realizes this, he eats at all and leaves Charlie with nothing.
Reprints:

["All witches are both good and bad..."] (Table of Contents)

Wendy the Good Little Witch / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Promo for Wendy's comic book

Jealous Subway Train (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Oscarito; Old Oscar
Synopsis:
Old Oscar lectures Oscarito on the importance of being whatever you are.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Oscarito is a subway train, wishing to be a luxury railway train. He's glad that his great-grandfather Old Oscar didn't box his ears for wishing this. I think this could only be a text piece because who could draw subway trains with ears?

All Bugged Up (Table of Contents)

Stumbo the Giant / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Stumbo the Giant; Officer O'Floodle
Synopsis:
Stumbo goes on a picnic, but Tinytown is threatened by locusts. Officer O'Floodle races to the picnic to get Stumbo back. Stumbo returns with food in his pockets, which satisfies the locusts, but leaves Stumbo to use a cloud to cover himself.

["Duh! Boyoboy... This day sure is a scorcher!"] (Table of Contents)

Stumbo the Giant / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Stumbo the Giant; Officer O'Floodle
Synopsis:
Stumbo swims near shipping lanes, is mistaken for a sea monster, and decides he should stay out of the ocean because of the sea monster.
Reprints:

["Gosh! These noisy characters are giving me a headache!"] (Table of Contents)

Hot Stuff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Hot Stuff
Synopsis:
Hot Stuff tries to find piece and quiet. He goes into a cave and ends up under China on New Year's Day.

A tough route requires tough tires (Table of Contents)

Goodyear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Take Me To Your Leader (Table of Contents)

Hot Stuff / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Hot Stuff
Synopsis:
Hot Stuff wants to be a leader but has trouble finding anyone who will follow. Finally, he gets to lead fireflies.

"Gulp! That plane seems to be in trouble!" (Table of Contents)

Stumbo the Giant / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Stumbo the Giant
Synopsis:
Stumbo helps an airplane in trouble and gives it a boost for an accidental around-the-world flight.

Cold Stuff (Table of Contents)

Hot Stuff / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Hot Stuff
Synopsis:
Hot Stuff's uncle removes his powers. Hot Stuff tries to fake it, but finally his uncle gives the powers back.

Here are the GIANT Harvey Comics now on sale! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Casper the Friendly Ghost
Synopsis:
Promo showing all 14 of the Giant Comics series

["Hi, boys and girls. Here are the funniest comics now on sale at your friendly dealer."] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Casper the Friendly Ghost
Synopsis:
Promo showing 18 different Harvey series

Here comes Casper the Friendly Ghost and Company (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Casper the Friendly Ghost
Synopsis:
Promo for Harvey Cartoons

Meet... Hot Stuff (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Hot Stuff; Stumbo the Giant; Officer O'Floodle
Synopsis:
Promo for Hot Stuff comic book

Everyone Loves the Fabulous Sad Sack and his Funny Friends (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Sad Sack
Synopsis:
Promo for 4 Sad Sack comic books

Snow Bawl (Table of Contents)

Hot Stuff / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Hot Stuff
Synopsis:
Hot Stuff plays in the snow, melting two boys' snowman. He helps them make snowballs to rebuild it. Then, he decides to reshape it in his own image.

First Day (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Donna Crawford; Mrs. Crawford
Synopsis:
Mrs. Crawford has to force Donna to go to school, but once Donna gets there, she finds out it's fun.
Reprints:

["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:
children
Characters:
Promo for 4 Sad Sack comic series

The Big Fight (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Alley Cats; Home Cats; Cecil; Powerhouse Pete
Synopsis:
Cecil has to fight the incredibly large Powerhouse Pete. He's losing, but when someone mentions that Powerhouse Pete is really a mountain lion, Cecil defeats him anyway.

["I love reading about Casper..."] (Table of Contents)

Casper the Friendly Ghost / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.24 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Casper the Friendly Ghost
Synopsis:
Promo for Casper's television show

The Hero Maker (Table of Contents)

Stumbo the Giant / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Stumbo; Willy; Lily
Synopsis:
Willy wants to look brave for Lily. Stumbo does several things to help Willy look heroic, but Lily misses seeing them. Finally, Willy impresses her without Stumbo's help, although it is revealed that Stumbo was behind even the final situation.

100 Toy Soldiers (Table of Contents)

Josely Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

FREE! New Issue Stamps (Table of Contents)

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
Typeset

104 Kings' Knights (Table of Contents)

104 Kings Knights / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

If you know just 20 people... (Table of Contents)

Wallace Brown Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Team up with Dad for B-B gun fun indoors! (Table of Contents)

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Stumbo the Giant
  2. 1. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Cheerful Card Company
  3. 2. ["Hmmm... What do you know?"]
    Stumbo the Giant
  4. 3. ["Champion Rope Twirler"]
    Hot Stuff
  5. 4. A Large Problem
    Stumbo the Giant
  6. 5. [Ohh! These cold nights have put a chill in my bones!"]
    Stumbo the Giant
  7. 6. Wide Awake
    Stumbo the Giant
  8. 7. Little Jack Horner...
  9. 8. Fun at the Zoo
  10. 9. ["There's Officer O'Floodle fishing..."]
    Stumbo the Giant
  11. 10. ["Phooey! This old broom of mine is all worn out!"]
    Nightmare
  12. 11. The Big Fixer
    Stumbo the Giant
  13. 12. The Crow and The Pelican
    Petey Pelican
  14. 13. ["All witches are both good and bad..."]
    Wendy the Good Little Witch
  15. 14. Jealous Subway Train
  16. 15. All Bugged Up
    Stumbo the Giant
  17. 16. ["Duh! Boyoboy... This day sure is a scorcher!"]
    Stumbo the Giant
  18. 17. ["Gosh! These noisy characters are giving me a headache!"]
    Hot Stuff
  19. 18. A tough route requires tough tires
    Goodyear
  20. 19. Take Me To Your Leader
    Hot Stuff
  21. 20. "Gulp! That plane seems to be in trouble!"
    Stumbo the Giant
  22. 21. Cold Stuff
    Hot Stuff
  23. 22. Here are the GIANT Harvey Comics now on sale!
  24. 23. ["Hi, boys and girls. Here are the funniest comics now on sale at your friendly dealer."]
  25. 24. Here comes Casper the Friendly Ghost and Company
  26. 25. Meet... Hot Stuff
  27. 26. Everyone Loves the Fabulous Sad Sack and his Funny Friends
  28. 27. Snow Bawl
    Hot Stuff
  29. 28. First Day
  30. 29. ["I'm loaded with work!"]
    Sad Sack
  31. 30. The Big Fight
  32. 31. ["I love reading about Casper..."]
    Casper the Friendly Ghost
  33. 32. The Hero Maker
    Stumbo the Giant
  34. 33. 100 Toy Soldiers
    Josely Co.
  35. 34. FREE! New Issue Stamps
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  36. 35. 104 Kings' Knights
    104 Kings Knights
  37. 36. If you know just 20 people...
    Wallace Brown Inc.
  38. 37. Team up with Dad for B-B gun fun indoors!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Matthew Thompson
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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