(January 1961)

Harvey, 1949 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
Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand
Harvey Comics [Jack-in-the-box]
Editing
Leon Harvey (credited); ? (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Max / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
children
Characters
Little Max; carriage driver
Synopsis
Max shines a horse's shoes.

Max-imum Visibility! (Table of Contents: 1)

Little Max / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
children
Characters
Little Max; Casey
Synopsis
Casey finds an old top hat and gives it to Max to wear when he goes walking with Alice. However, the hat is too big for Max, completely covering his head and face. Max's solution is to cut holes in the side of the hat to see through.

Talkin' Turkey (Table of Contents: 2)

Humphrey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Humphrey; Prunella; Priscilla Mullins; John Alden; Miles Standish; Massassoit; Squanto; unnamed pilgrims and Native Americans
Synopsis
Humphrey dreams that he is at the first Thanksgiving and almost starves the pilgrims by eating too much.

Kite Kapers (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Genre
children
Characters
Little Max; Casey; anthropomorphic wind
Synopsis
Max and Casey play with a kite, but a mischievous wind decides to make it difficult.

The Payoff (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
children
Characters
Jerry; Joey; Billy; Ralphie
Synopsis
During a game of tag, four boys find and return a woman's lost ring.

It's Auto-Matic (Table of Contents: 5)

Little Max / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
children
Characters
Little Max; Alice
Synopsis
Max offers to "drive" Alice home in his soapbox car, but the beginning of a rain shower forces them to run inside. Then Max thinks of a way to keep Alice dry in the car.

Happy Birthday (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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Genre
children
Characters
Little Max; Soda jerk; Joe Palooka; Casey; Alice; Max's friends
Synopsis
Max throws a party for his friends on his birthday (with a little help from Joe Palooka).

Humphrey's Own Puzzle Pages (Table of Contents: 7)

Humphrey / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Humphrey
Synopsis
Humphrey presents a maze filled with food.

Little Max Game Page (Table of Contents: 8)

Little Max / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Little Max
Synopsis
Max presents several puzzles and games.

Little Dot Meets Uncle Leegle (Table of Contents: 9)

Little Dot / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
children
Characters
Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Mr. Polka; Uncle Leegle; suing accident victim; judge; jurors; attorney; trial attendees
Synopsis
A man passing by Dot's house slips on ice and decides to sue Dot's father for negligence. Dot thinks this is great, because it gives her Uncle Leegle, who has just passed the bar, a chance to practice law for the first time. In court, however, Uncle Leegle proves to be not so competent, and it is only thanks to Dot's charm and ingenuity that her father wins the case.

Small Talk (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Two unnamed dogs
Synopsis
Two dogs meet and get to know each other, although the fact that they are dogs is not revealed until the last line of the story.

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

Little Lotta / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hamburger, Girlie?
Genre
children
Characters
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; hamburger vendor; sideshow audience; Gorilla McGee; sideshow promoter
Synopsis
While attending a carnival sideshow, Lotta wishes she had enough money to buy one of the hamburgers being sold there. The one dime she does have is accidentally knocked out of her hand and into a wrestling ring. Seeing that the star wrestler is standing on her dime, she flips him over and wins a fifty dollar prize, which she then spends on hamburgers.

Don't Bring Anything (Table of Contents: 12)

Richie Rich / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
children
Characters
Richie Rich; Gloria Glad; Gloria's Aunt Nell; Linda; Joey; Martha; Clara; Phil; Freckles Friendly; Monty; unnamed party guests; ice cream vendor
Synopsis
Gloria invites Richie to her birthday party, insisting that he not bring her anything. Richie has already bought her many gifts and wonders to himself if he should bring them. Meanwhile, Gloria's other friends arrive at the party and begin speculating what Richie might be bringing. When he does arrive, he has nothing in hand, reminding her that she told him not to bring anything. After the party, Richie invites Gloria for a walk, and they soon arrive at an ice cream parlor named after Gloria and in which she finds all of the presents he didn't bring to the party.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Little Max
  2. 1. Max-imum Visibility!
    Little Max
  3. 2. Talkin' Turkey
    Humphrey
  4. 3. Kite Kapers
    Little Max
  5. 4. The Payoff
  6. 5. It's Auto-Matic
    Little Max
  7. 6. Happy Birthday
    Little Max
  8. 7. Humphrey's Own Puzzle Pages
    Humphrey
  9. 8. Little Max Game Page
    Little Max
  10. 9. Little Dot Meets Uncle Leegle
    Little Dot
  11. 10. Small Talk
  12. 11. ["Hamburger, Girlie?"]
    Little Lotta
  13. 12. Don't Bring Anything
    Richie Rich
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Richardson
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Warren Zeigler
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig