(April 1954)

Harvey, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1954
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Witches Tales Inc.
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A.
Editing
Leon Harvey (credited) (editor); Alfred Harvey (credited) (managing editor); Robert Harvey (credited as Robert B. Harvey) (business manager)

Issue Notes

Editing credits from the issue's Statement of Ownership.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Even the dead feared the undertaker!
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Mason Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Jetex Jet Planes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Undertaker (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Nostrand ?
Pencils
Howard Nostrand
Inks
Howard Nostrand
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Doxy
Synopsis
Doxy's father, the undertaker, refuses to let him go outside.
Reprints

Pictures (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Harry Peck
Synopsis
Harry tries to snap real gory pictures for his boss.

Indexer Notes

This text story shares the page with the Statement of the Ownership, Management and Circulation.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Robert Harvey (credited as Robert B. Harvey)
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Mother Mongoose's Nursery Crimes / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pussy cat, pussy cat, where have you been?
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Mother Mongoose (host)
Synopsis
A woman's pussycat has brought home a lion.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Mother Mongoose's Nursery Crimes / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doctor Foster went to Gloucester
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Mother Mongoose (host); Doctor Foster
Synopsis
Doctor Foster tries to get to Gloucester.
Keywords
rain

Mutiny On the Boundary (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell ?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
William Blah; Gobble; Hugh; Jamie; Lord Trewaine
Synopsis
Captain Blah treats his crew horribly.

Indexer Notes

Boo of the Month (Mutiny on the Bounty parody).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

American Seeds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

State Finance Company Loans / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Mardo Sales Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

ICS / International Correspondence Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Eye Eye, Sir (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Check (sourced)
Inks
Sid Check (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Rudy Crane; Lucy Latour; Jamie Latour
Synopsis
Lucy hires a private detective to find her husband.
Reprints

Surgery (Table of Contents: 17)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Paul Laycoe; Bob Laycoe
Synopsis
Paul and Bob argue over one more operation.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Mother Mongoose's Nursery Crimes / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here am I, little jumping John...
Genre
humor; horror-suspense
Characters
Mother Mongoose (host); Jumping John
Synopsis
Jumping John jumps to the sea.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Mother Mongoose's Nursery Crimes / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're all in the dump, for diamonds are trump...
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mother Mongoose (host); Little Casino
Synopsis
Some crooks are playing cards.
Reprints

Monumental Feat (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Chappie Halstead; Don; Lem Hyatt
Synopsis
Chappie is impressed by some monuments to football players and wants a monument to himself someday.

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits via Benjamin Samuels and the original art pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Mail Order Mart Clothes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute Home Study Course / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Wil-Knit Nylons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Even the dead feared the undertaker!"]
  2. 1. ["Start a fine business in spare time!"]
    Mason Shoes
  3. 2. ["Welcome"]
  4. 3. ["Now you can fly a real jet plane!"]
    Jetex Jet Planes
  5. 4. Undertaker
  6. 5. Pictures
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. ["Pussy cat, pussy cat, where have you been?"]
    Mother Mongoose's Nursery Crimes
  9. 8. ["Doctor Foster went to Gloucester"]
    Mother Mongoose's Nursery Crimes
  10. 9. Mutiny On the Boundary
  11. 10. ["Get prizes... make money this easy way"]
    American Seeds
  12. 11. ["Read these different mystery magazines with the expert touch of master story telling!"]
  13. 12. ["Borrow money by mail! On your signature only"]
    State Finance Company Loans
  14. 13. ["Look here!"]
  15. 14. ["Reversible auto seat covers"]
    Mardo Sales Products
  16. 15. ["They claim this coupon brings you 'good luck'"]
    ICS / International Correspondence Schools
  17. 16. Eye Eye, Sir
  18. 17. Surgery
  19. 18. ["The cat of spine tales!"]
  20. 19. ["Here am I, little jumping John..."]
    Mother Mongoose's Nursery Crimes
  21. 20. ["We're all in the dump, for diamonds are trump..."]
    Mother Mongoose's Nursery Crimes
  22. 21. Monumental Feat
  23. 22. ["20 ladies' dresses for $3.50"]
    Mail Order Mart Clothes
  24. 23. ["3 big comic cartoon books only 98¢"]
  25. 24. ["Now fly like a bird!"]
  26. 25. ["How to hypnotize"]
  27. 26. ["I will train you at home for good pay jobs in radio-television"]
    National Radio Institute Home Study Course
  28. 27. ["Men! Women! Take orders for famous nylons guaranteed 9 mos."]
    Wil-Knit Nylons
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Ralf Haring
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore