(November 1941)

Harvey, 1941 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1941
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Alfred Harvey
Editing
Alfred Harvey

Issue Notes

POCKET COMICS, Volume 1, Number 3, NOVEMBER 1941. Published Bi-monthly by Alfred Harvey, 67 West 44th Street, New York, N. Y. Entered as second class matter April 18, 1941, at the Post Office in New York, under Act of March 3, 1879. Price 10 cents per copy. In Canada 15 cents per copy. Subscription for six issues, 60 cents in U. S. A. (Other countries 85 cents). No actual person is named or delineated in this fiction magazine.
Printed in U. S. A.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Simon ?
Inks
Joe Simon ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Joe Simon's "My Life in Comics" states that Simon drew the covers for issues 1 - 3 of this series, and art spotter Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. believes that this is probably Simon.

[The Diabolical Satana] (Table of Contents: 1)

Spirit of '76 / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell (Major Ralston)
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Satana (villain, death)

[Six Hours to Live] (Table of Contents: 2)

Zebra / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? (Ellery King)
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Pierce Rice
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Zebra Meets the Rattler (Table of Contents: 3)

Zebra / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Zebra; Rattler (first appearance; villain)

[The Return of Dr. Skull] (Table of Contents: 4)

Red Blazer / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Avison
Inks
Al Avison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Red Blazer [Jack Dawson]; Dr. Morgan; Andrea (Dr. Morgan's niece, introduction); Dr. Skull (villain); Skull's slaves (villains)
Synopsis
Thinking Dr. Skull dead, but bewildered by the fact that Skull's body has not been found, Blazer contacts Dr. Morgan by Visophone, who introduces him to his niece. Just then, the image is disrupted and screams are heard. Blazer sets out for Washington to save him, but discovers an invading forces dropping bombs on the Capitol, and seeks to deal with them while Skull captures the doctor and niece, and his Heat Control formula. Blazer manages to save them and Skull apparently dies.
Reprints
Keywords
Visophone; Washington D.C.

Indexer Notes

Blurb at end of story indicates Skull returns in the next issue.

[Duel with Fritz Kahn] (Table of Contents: 5)

Spin Hawkins / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

The "Winners" / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Barbara Hall
Inks
Barbara Hall
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Black Cat [Linda Turner]

Indexer Notes

contest announcement

[Bayonet Practice] (Table of Contents: 7)

Private Pinky / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant
Inks
Art Helfant
Colors
?
Letters
?

[The Faked Death of Garboil] (Table of Contents: 8)

Black Cat / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Alfred Harvey
Pencils
Al Gabriele
Inks
Al Gabriele
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Garboil (villain); Garboil's twin (introduction, death)

The Black Cat's Rescue (Table of Contents: 9)

Black Cat / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Cat [Linda Turner]

[Dr. Boneblood's Invention] (Table of Contents: 10)

Satan / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Pierce Rice
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Says Satan is only 500 years old and came from swamps.

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

Can You Solve These Puzzlers? / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent
Pencils
A. W. Nugent
Inks
A. W. Nugent
Colors
?
Letters
?

[The Genii of Death] (Table of Contents: 12)

Phantom Sphinx / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Genii of Death (villain, introduction)

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

Meet the Stars / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Russian Roulette] (Table of Contents: 14)

British Agent 99 / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Pierce Rice
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Winston Churchill (cameo)

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

Best Jokes of the Month / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [The Diabolical Satana]
    Spirit of '76
  3. 2. [Six Hours to Live]
    Zebra
  4. 3. The Zebra Meets the Rattler
    Zebra
  5. 4. [The Return of Dr. Skull]
    Red Blazer
  6. 5. [Duel with Fritz Kahn]
    Spin Hawkins
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The "Winners"
  8. 7. [Bayonet Practice]
    Private Pinky
  9. 8. [The Faked Death of Garboil]
    Black Cat
  10. 9. The Black Cat's Rescue
    Black Cat
  11. 10. [Dr. Boneblood's Invention]
    Satan
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Can You Solve These Puzzlers?
  13. 12. [The Genii of Death]
    Phantom Sphinx
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Meet the Stars
  15. 14. [Russian Roulette]
    British Agent 99
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Best Jokes of the Month
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