(April 1952)

Harvey, 1946 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Home Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Harvey Comics H; Black Cat Mystery
Editing:
Leon Harvey
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US (#1-58); Standard Silver Age US (#59-62)
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia info from a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/)


Shadows of the Tomb! (Table of Contents)

Black Cat Mystery / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Jack of Horror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Powell
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Howard Nostrand
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Shadows on the Tomb (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Milo wants to kill his sickly old wife so he can get his hands on her wealth. After he strangles her, he finds her will and reads that she wanted to be buried in her family tomb in an exact replica of her bedroom. To satisfy the will in order to get the money from the estate, Milo hires workers to build an exact replica of her bedroom in her family tomb. Turns out his wife wasn't quite dead and when Milo returns to the tomb that night, she commands the rotting remains of her dead family to rise from their coffins and exact revenge on her husband.
Reprints:

Monster Lore! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A one page summary of classic monsters and their weaknesses.
Reprints:

Hand of the Yogi (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Halloween Nightmare (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
Manny Stallman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Jim; un-named witchlike creature of darkness (villain, death)
Synopsis:
On Halloween, some people gather together for a party and laugh off the idea of demons and ghouls. Just then, the lights go out and a creature appears from within some smoke...a creature who puts the people into a trance and orders them out on a fiendish scavenger hunt.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The reprint lists Manny Stallman as doing the full art for this story, not just the pencils, corroborated by the Who's Who, which has Stallman doing full art of the Black Cat Mystery book. Thus the Giunta ? inking credit has been removed.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Shadows of the Tomb!
    Black Cat Mystery
  2. 1. Jack of Horror
  3. 2. Shadows on the Tomb
  4. 3. Monster Lore!
  5. 4. Hand of the Yogi
  6. 5. Halloween Nightmare
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike White
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Donald Dale Milne