Warfront #15
(June 1953)

Harvey, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1953
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harvey Picture Magazines, Inc.
Editing
Leon Harvey
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

War Is Hell! (Table of Contents)

Warfront / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
war
Reprints

Buy a Daisy...Join a Junior Air Rifle Club! (Table of Contents: 1)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?; photo
Inks
?: photo
Letters
typeset

In Dedication (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Short article dedicating this issue to war correspondent Ernie Pyle.

Contents No. 15 (Table of Contents: 3)

Warfront / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?; Jack Sparling; George Roussos; Lee Elias
Inks
?; Jack Sparling; George Roussos; Warren Kremer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Synopsis
One panel from each of the main stories.

Indexer Notes

Stories do not appear in the order they are listed on the contents page.

$100,000.00 in Cash Prizes (Table of Contents: 4)

Family Puzzle Contest / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Ad for puzzle contest that offers cash prizes.

Timid Hero (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Marine PFC Chuck Peters; Margie; Miss Parsons (school teacher); Jack
Synopsis
A soldier thinks about his past life before he goes into battle.

Submarine (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
A short article about submarines.

Back in the Army again! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Baker
Inks
George Baker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sad Sack
Synopsis
Ad promoting the now monthly Sad Sack comic.

The Frogmen (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Synopsis
A short story about frogmen and their purpose during the war.

Torpedo (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Lt. Jaklin
Synopsis
A frogman tows a torpedo into enemy waters and uses it to start an explosive chain reaction.

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

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor Pud! He's got to shovel the driveway before he can go sleddin
Characters
Pud; Dubble Bubble Gang
Synopsis
Ad for Fleer Dubble Bubble Gum

Calling All Space Rangers! (Table of Contents: 11)

Plastic Rocket Gun / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
ad for plastic space men, rockets, flying saucers and Martians!

[Harvey 1953 Calendar] (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Joe Palooka; Dick Tracy; Little Max; Sad Sack; Humphrey; Dagwood; Rags Rabbit; Little Audrey; Little Dot; Casper; Blondie; Daisy Bumstead; Katzenjammer Kids; Jiggs and Maggie
Synopsis
Calendar for 1953 featuring characters from some of the comics published by Harvey.

Wow! Nothing Beats This Bike for Speed -- or Looks! (Table of Contents: 13)

Schwinn Traveler / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Ad for the Schwinn Traveler bicycle.

New Issues Harvey Comics Now on Sale...Read Them All! (Table of Contents: 14)

Harvey Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dagwood; Little Audrey; Herman; Katnip; Little Max; Daisy; Casper; Sad Sack; Horace; Blondie; Joe Palooka
Synopsis
Ad for various Harvey Comics.

Fight for Life (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Warren Kremer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Joe Wilson; Gabby (his manager)
Synopsis
When a boxer and his manager tour the Korean fighting front, they do not anticipate encountering enemy soldiers.

Black and White (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Synopsis
A short war story about fighting in the skies.

Be Sure to Be Sure! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Subscription ad for Warfront.

Our Army (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Morisi
Inks
Pete Morisi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Unnamed soldiers
Synopsis
Summaries of the duties of six different groups of military personnel.

Crossfire! (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Unnamed American soldiers; unnamed Korean soldiers
Synopsis
Americans and Koreans battle each other near a small village.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original title: "Bullets, Babies and Bombs!"

Buy Direct from Importer (Table of Contents: 20)

Consumer's Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Ad for binoculars.

Free! 235 Stamps (Table of Contents: 21)

Little Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Ad for postage stamps from all over the world.

Check the kind of body YOU want! (Table of Contents: 22)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
Charles Atlas ad that appeared in numerous comics.

Get Cracker Jack's Amazing Jet Propelled Railroad Engine (Table of Contents: 23)

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
Ad for Cracker Jack snack.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. War Is Hell!
    Warfront
  2. 1. Buy a Daisy...Join a Junior Air Rifle Club!
    Daisy Air Rifles
  3. 2. In Dedication
  4. 3. Contents No. 15
    Warfront
  5. 4. $100,000.00 in Cash Prizes
    Family Puzzle Contest
  6. 5. Timid Hero
  7. 6. Submarine
  8. 7. Back in the Army again!
    Sad Sack
  9. 8. The Frogmen
  10. 9. Torpedo
  11. 10. ["Poor Pud! He's got to shovel the driveway before he can go sleddin"]
    Dubble Bubble
  12. 11. Calling All Space Rangers!
    Plastic Rocket Gun
  13. 12. [Harvey 1953 Calendar]
  14. 13. Wow! Nothing Beats This Bike for Speed -- or Looks!
    Schwinn Traveler
  15. 14. New Issues Harvey Comics Now on Sale...Read Them All!
    Harvey Comics
  16. 15. Fight for Life
  17. 16. Black and White
  18. 17. Be Sure to Be Sure!
  19. 18. Our Army
  20. 19. Crossfire!
  21. 20. Buy Direct from Importer
    Consumer's Mart
  22. 21. Free! 235 Stamps
    Little Stamp Co.
  23. 22. Check the kind of body YOU want!
    Charles Atlas
  24. 23. Get Cracker Jack's Amazing Jet Propelled Railroad Engine
    Cracker Jack
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gene Reed
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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