(April 1956)

Harvey, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Every other month
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand
Harvey Comics [Stamp]
Editing
Leon Harvey
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at https://digitalcomicmuseum.com


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Max / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Max

Funny Bunny (Table of Contents: 1)

Little Max / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Max; Joe Palooka; Ann Palooka; Alice
Synopsis
Little Max dresses in a bunny costume for Joe Palooka's Easter party, given for neighborhood children. Max, who never speaks, surreptitiously arranges for his good friend Alice to find the golden egg and win a prize.
Reprints
Keywords
bunny; Easter; Easter egg; rabbit

Indexer Notes

Max is a mute or "mime" character; readers follow his thought balloons, including childishly mixed-up words.

See Worthy (Table of Contents: 2)

Little Max / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Max; Alice
Synopsis
Alice lends Little Max an umbrella, but he needs to hold it so low that he can't see. He collides with another pedestrian and tears a hole in the fabric. Now he has a window so he can see without getting wet.
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Water Boy (Table of Contents: 3)

Little Max / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Max; Casey; ringmaster
Synopsis
Casey and Little Max agree to water the animals in exchange for circus tickets. Casey says he'll do Max a favor and take the horses as there are more of them -- but the camels, of course, need many more buckets to satisfy them. The ringmaster says Casey must be at work every night, but Max is excused; camels go without water for a week.
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Keywords
camel; circus

The U.S.S. Humphrey (Table of Contents: 4)

Humphrey / text story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Humphrey Pennyworth; Elmer Fuddle; Lem Tyler; Mayor Toops; Pruney Pennyworth [also as Prunella]
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Statement of the Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

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typeset

Strictly from Hunger (Table of Contents: 6)

Humphrey / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Humphrey; Pruney
Synopsis
Humphrey eats massive amounts of food, then dreams he's eating a three-foot stack of pancakes.
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Keywords
obesity

The Funny Mummy (Table of Contents: 7)

Little Max / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Max; Alice; Joe Palooka
Synopsis
Little Max tries to catch a fly, but gets all wrapped up in fly tape. Posing as a mummy, he wins a prize at Alice's costume party.
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Keywords
costume party; mummy

Babysitter Jitters (Table of Contents: 8)

Humphrey / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Humphrey Pennyworth; Mrs. Gooberfooful; Mrs. Gooberfooful's baby; grocery store shoppers
Synopsis
Humphrey agrees to watch a baby while the baby's mothers does some shopping. He panics when the baby cries, not knowing how to comfort him. Running inside, he finds the mother, who tells him that the baby was just hungry, a condition with which Humphrey is all too familiar.
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Waisted Energy (Table of Contents: 9)

Little Max / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Max; unnamed pedestrians; Casey; Joe Palooka
Synopsis
Max overhears two men discussing that they need to lose weight and decides he should do the same. He spends the entire day doing exercises that he has seen Joe Palooka do when losing weight for a boxing match, wearing himself out in the process. Joe invites him and Casey out to dinner, and Max is so hungry from all of his exercise that he eats much more than usual. In the end, he has gained two pounds, but Joe tells him that it is healthy for a boy his age to gain weight.
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Fishin' (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

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Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; children
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Little Max
  2. 1. Funny Bunny
    Little Max
  3. 2. See Worthy
    Little Max
  4. 3. Water Boy
    Little Max
  5. 4. The U.S.S. Humphrey
    Humphrey
  6. 5. Statement of the Ownership, Management and Circulation
  7. 6. Strictly from Hunger
    Humphrey
  8. 7. The Funny Mummy
    Little Max
  9. 8. Babysitter Jitters
    Humphrey
  10. 9. Waisted Energy
    Little Max
  11. 10. Fishin'
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Warren Zeigler
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig