(June 1948)

Harvey, 1945 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand
Harvey Publications H [Wings]
Editing
Leon Harvey (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Joe Palooka / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Knobby Walsh
Keywords
boxing ring

Indexer Notes

A previous indexer credited Al Avison. However, the cover is signed by Ham Fisher.

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

Red Cross / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Steve Abrams ? (signed)
Inks
Steve Abrams ? (signed)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Illustrated public service announcement for the Red Cross. Signed in lower right corner, but signature is not clear.

Bernard Putter -- Voted "Most Popular Boy" (Table of Contents: 2)

High School "Champs" of America by Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Characters
Bernard Putter

Indexer Notes

First interior page. Illustrated Ad featuring a profile of Bernard Putter, a student at Tilden High School, Brooklyn, N. Y. Part of a series sponsored by Thom McAn shoe stores.

Bobby Shelby Gets a Job -- (Table of Contents: 3)

Shelby Cycle Company; Bobby Shelby / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a big paper route, Bobby...
Characters
Bobby Shelby; his father; Mr. Jones
Synopsis
Bobby is able to deliver his afternoon newspaper route in less than an hour because he has a Shelby bicycle.
Keywords
paper route

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic format for the Shelby Cycle Company, Shelby, Ohio.

Adventure in the Hidden City (Table of Contents: 4)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher (signed)
Pencils
Ham Fisher (signed)
Inks
Ham Fisher (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Perkins, don't be such an old fusspot.
Genre
adventure; sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Smokey; Knobby Walsh; Angela; Perkins; Sheik Ibi-Ben-Abou
Synopsis
Joe and Smokey are in the French Foreign Legion. They get lost in the desert and are captured by soldiers and taken to the hidden city of Sheik Ibi-Ben-Abou.
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka daily (McNaught Snydicate) newspaper strips from ?
Keywords
Arabs; desert; Foreign Legion

Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
C. C. Beck (credited)
Pencils
C. C. Beck (credited)
Inks
Pete Costanza (credited as Peter Costanza)
Colors
?
Letters
Pete Costanza (credited as Peter Costanza)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Tootsie and the Secret Legion are camping in the mountains.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Tootsie; Coon Tail Charlie; Rollo
Synopsis
While camping in the mountains, Captain Tootsie uses an Army Sniperscope to hunt down a killer bear at night.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic format for Tootsie Rolls candy. Signed "C. C. Beck and Peter Costanza" in title panel. Includes mail-in coupon for a 'Coon Tail for 15 cents and one Tootsie Roll wrapper to Tootsie Rolls Dept 105, Box 8 Brooklyn 1, N. Y. (Just the "Coon Tail," not a hat.)

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

Flossie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wonder if I could train ya to be a husky?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Flossie
Synopsis
Flossie teaches her dog to pull her on a cart, with predictable results.
Keywords
baker; cake; cart; dog

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

Flossie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, it's a cloudburst, an' how!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Flossie; her mother
Synopsis
In a rainstorm, Flossie takes an umbrella to meet her sister at the subway.
Keywords
rain; subway; umbrella

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

Monark Silver King, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sleek as the new convertibles

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Monark Silver King, Inc. bicycles, featuring the 1948 Monark Super Deluxe.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Bike-Hike Quiz; Fisk Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Young Americans everywhere are "seeing America first" on bicycles.
Characters
Dick; Jim
Synopsis
Dick and Jim ride their bikes through historic Williamsburg, Virginia.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic format for Fisk Bicycle Tires.

[Adventure in the Hidden City - part 2] (Table of Contents: 10)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher (signed)
Pencils
Ham Fisher (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
B-But, my dear... When did you arrive...
Genre
adventure; sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Knobby Walsh; Smokey; Miss Billings; Sheik Ibi-Ben-Abou; Sultan Jeb Alltrash
Synopsis
Sheik Ibi-Ben-Abou bets Sultan Jeb Alltrash that Palooka can beat his champion in a boxing match.
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka daily (McNaught Syndicate) newspaper strips from ?
Keywords
boxing; camels; Foreign Legion; telephone

Indexer Notes

Continued in the next issue.

Palooka versus Assassin! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Assassin

Indexer Notes

Promo for Joe Palooka #22 with cover and three preview panels depicted. "On sale May 14"

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We were matching wits with a clever, but merciless killer -- Angel-Puss!
Characters
Kerry Drake; Angel-Puss

Indexer Notes

Promo for Kerry Drake Detective Cases #9 with cover and preview panels depicted. "On Sale May 5th".

Cartoon Laughs at the Ringside (Table of Contents: 13)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
O.K. This is the round. Give him everything you've got!
Genre
humor; sports
Keywords
boxing

Indexer Notes

Jokes involving boxing, with two illustrations.

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

Ricky Roony / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All is over between us!
Genre
humor
Characters
Ricky Rooney; Chickie
Synopsis
Ricky thinks he has a chance when Chickie dumps the military cadet she has been dating.

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

The Flyin' Fool / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell (signed as POWELL)
Pencils
Bob Powell (signed as POWELL)
Inks
Bob Powell (signed as POWELL)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crashing in the Himalaya mountains, Chickie, Gooch and Maylene are...
Feature Logo
Chickie Ricks Better Known As the Flyin' Fool
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Chickie Ricks [Flyin' Fool]; Gootch; Maylene; Ola Jansson
Synopsis
Chickie, Gootch, and Maylene were rescued from a crash in the Himalayan Mountains by a band of bandits, who intend to hold Maylenne and her friends hostage for a large ransom. They are locked in a storeroom, but with the help of a Swedish hideaway find a plane and attempt an escape.
Keywords
airplane; cave; Himalayas; ransom; Sweden

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Flossie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You can sit there.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Flossie
Synopsis
Flossie finds ways to make noise when she's watching an old man fishing.
Keywords
bubble gum; drum; fishing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Friends- Issue no. 40 of my magazine will reveal for the first time...
Characters
Green Hornet; Kato; Mike Axford; Casey

Indexer Notes

Promo for Green Hornet Fights Crime #40 with cover and lead characters depicted. "On Sale May 5th." Also a plug for the Green Hornet radio show "On the air coast-to-coast Tuesday nights Blue Network"

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

Flossie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nice lot of canned goods...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Flossie; her father
Synopsis
Flossie builds a castle from canned food, but tears the labels off the cans.
Keywords
canned food; x-rays

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

Black Cat [Harvey] / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sensational Hollywood star turns terror!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Cat [Linda Turner]; Rick Horne

Indexer Notes

Promo for Black Cat #12 with cover by Lee Elias (signed) and lead characters depicted. "On Sale May 5th."

The Case of the Missing Gems (Table of Contents: 20)

Black Cat [Harvey] / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Jeez, but the bulls sure got themselves a first class puzzler."
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Cat [Linda Turner]; Tim Turner; Barry Boston; Rick Horne; Jonesey
Synopsis
Linda Turner gets a tip from an underworld hood about a jewel theft. The Black Cat then follows the tipster to the gang holding the jewels.
Keywords
jewel thief; judo

Indexer Notes

Tiny Black Cat illustration by the title is the only art.

3 in 1 Air Pistol (Table of Contents: 21)

Johnson Smith & Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Sportsman Jr. air pistol, which shoots regular BB's, pellets, or steel darts. Pistol ($3.49) and packages of BBs, .177 pellets, and steel darts all available by mail from Johnson Smith & Company, B-195, Detroit 7, Michigan.

Here's a Funsational Value (Table of Contents: 22)

Fun Parade, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Eight joke books for $1.00 postpaid. Titles include Jokes, Grins, Fun Parade, Hello Buddies, Joke Parade, Army and Navy Hot Shots, America's Funnies Cartoons, and World's Best Laughs. Mail-in coupon to Fun Parade, Inc, Dept. 6, 1860 Broadway, New York 23, N.Y.

U.S. Savings Bonds (Table of Contents: 23)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Soglow (signed as O. Soglow)
Inks
Otto Soglow (signed as O. Soglow)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

"Courtesy of The New Yorker". Ad in comic format for buying U. S. Savings Bonds in order to fight inflation.

How to Make Your Body Bring You Fame (Table of Contents: 24)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Charles Atlas (photograph)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for Charles Atlas "Dynamic Tension" muscle-building course, with mail-in coupon to Charles Atlas, Dept. 303C, 115 East 23rd St., New York 10, N.Y.

Beginning a Beautiful Friendship (Table of Contents: 25)

Baby Ruth; Curtiss Candy Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Baby Ruth candy makes tasty cookies
Synopsis
A baseball player offers the umpire some Baby Ruth cookies.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Baby Ruth candy bars. Curtiss Candy Company; Chicago 13, Ill.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Joe Palooka
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Red Cross
  3. 2. Bernard Putter -- Voted "Most Popular Boy"
    High School "Champs" of America by Thom McAn
  4. 3. Bobby Shelby Gets a Job --
    Shelby Cycle Company; Bobby Shelby
  5. 4. Adventure in the Hidden City
    Joe Palooka
  6. 5. Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  7. 6. ["Wonder if I could train ya to be a husky?"]
    Flossie
  8. 7. ["Gosh, it's a cloudburst, an' how!"]
    Flossie
  9. 8. ["Sleek as the new convertibles"]
    Monark Silver King, Inc.
  10. 9. ["Young Americans everywhere are "seeing America first" on bicycles."]
    Bike-Hike Quiz; Fisk Bike Tires
  11. 10. [Adventure in the Hidden City - part 2]
    Joe Palooka
  12. 11. Palooka versus Assassin!
    Joe Palooka
  13. 12. ["We were matching wits with a clever, but merciless killer -- Angel-Puss!"]
    Kerry Drake
  14. 13. Cartoon Laughs at the Ringside
  15. 14. ["All is over between us!"]
    Ricky Roony
  16. 15. ["Crashing in the Himalaya mountains, Chickie, Gooch and Maylene are..."]
    The Flyin' Fool
  17. 16. ["You can sit there."]
    Flossie
  18. 17. ["Friends- Issue no. 40 of my magazine will reveal for the first time..."]
    Green Hornet
  19. 18. ["Nice lot of canned goods..."]
    Flossie
  20. 19. ["Sensational Hollywood star turns terror!"]
    Black Cat [Harvey]
  21. 20. The Case of the Missing Gems
    Black Cat [Harvey]
  22. 21. 3 in 1 Air Pistol
    Johnson Smith & Company
  23. 22. Here's a Funsational Value
    Fun Parade, Inc.
  24. 23. U.S. Savings Bonds
  25. 24. How to Make Your Body Bring You Fame
    Charles Atlas
  26. 25. Beginning a Beautiful Friendship
    Baby Ruth; Curtiss Candy Company
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  • Len Wolinsky
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