(September 1957)

Harvey, 1957 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Tales, Inc.
Brand:
A Thrill Adventure
Editing:
Leon Harvey (editor and vice-president); Alfred Harvey (president); Robert B. Harvey (vice-president and business manager)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.

["What was it?.. Who built it?... Where was the chair taking him?"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon (see notes)
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Donnegan

Indexer Notes

Cover is a composite with main figure drawn by Joe Simon and background figures by Kirby, per Harry Medryk: http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/simonandkirby/archives/4414

Previous indexer credited George Rousous with inking.

["631 movie & TV star pictures 25¢"] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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["We're off!! Into the realm of the unknown!!!"] (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tommy Donnegan; Eddie Michaels; Max Hall

Indexer Notes

Contents page with scenes from interior stories.

["Everything you need to enjoy stamp collecting yours for only 25¢"] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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The Cadmus Seed! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Professor Horace Googer
Synopsis:
Googer has created plant men.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Kirby inks per Harry Mendryk.
Writer credits this issue from Martin O'Hearn.

Logan's Next Life! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tom Conway; Mary Conway; Rex Logan
Synopsis:
Tom thinks his friend Rex has been reincarnated as a dog.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page count corrected by Chris Dosevski via the GCD Errors list, December 2008. Simon inks per Harry Mendryk.

The Fourth Dimension is a Many Splattered Thing! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Eddie Michaels; Max Hall
Synopsis:
Eddie chases a burgler into the fourth dimension.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Kirby inks info per Harry Mendryk.

["Start to play real music on the harmonica in 15 minutes flat!"] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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["Men! Boys! Here are the best exciting adventure stories!"] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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["3-way hurricane lantern"] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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["Like-new motor overhaul job $2.98"] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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The Last Enemy! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Hammond Drake
Synopsis:
Drake goes into the far future and learns that after humans wiped themselves out animals took their place and are fighting a war.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In some ways, this story anticipates Kirby's later Kamandi strip, as it features a future world populated by talking dogs and rats. Kirby inks per Harry Mendryk.

Sealed Doom (Table of Contents: 12)

The Black Cat / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rick Horne; The Black Cat [Linda Turner]; Charlie Niles
Synopsis:
Linda and Rick are summoned to police headquarters to identify a dead actress.

Blind Fury (Table of Contents: 13)

The Black Cat / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Edward Joliffe; The Black Cat [Linda Turner]; C. B. de Pille; Rick Horne
Synopsis:
A press agent has been murdered at the studio.

Donnegan's Daffy Chair (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Timothy Donnegan; Sam; Frank
Synopsis:
Donnegan sits in an inventor's fancy chair and launches it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Kirby inks per Harry Mendryk.

["Automatic firing tripod machine gun"] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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["Amazing precision miniature secret camera"] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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["Magician tells all!"] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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["How to gain up to 50 lbs. of mighty muscles!"] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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