(November 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

Issue Notes

Last issue; last appearance of Little Max, Humphrey and original version of Joe Palooka in any comic book?


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Max / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
children
Characters
Little Max
Synopsis
Max uses the frame of an old umbrella to hang wet laundry.

Little Max Visits the Moon (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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Genre
children
Characters
Little Max; Baby Wind; Talking Balloon; sky-fairy; Man-in-the-Moon
Synopsis
Baby Wind takes Max and the Talking Balloon on a trip to the moon. On the way, they stop at a star and help a sky-fairy polish it. Then, they wake up the Man-in-the-Moon and have a conversation with him. Baby Wind then blows them back home and promises to take them to the moon again sometime.
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All Wet (Table of Contents: 2)

Humphrey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Humphrey Pennyworth; Prunella Pennyworth
Synopsis
Humphrey gets soaking wet while fixing a water pump. When he goes inside, he is perplexed that Prunella insists that he immediately take a bath, even though he is already all wet.
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The Magic Knapsack (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Genre
children
Characters
Little Max; Joe Palooka; Max's imaginary shepherd father; Alice; Black Knight; soldiers
Synopsis
Joe reads a story which Max has written. A young boy (Max) goes to seek his fortune in the big forest, but before leaving, his father gives him a magic backpack that will fill itself with whatever its owner asks. Max uses it to rescue a princess (Alice) from the evil Black Knight.
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My Mine (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Genre
children
Characters
Lotta Plump [Little Lotta]; Dot Polka [Little Dot]; Mr. Moby; unnamed gossipers; Mr. Plump; Mrs. Plump; salesmen; delivery men; Byron Gabb
Synopsis
Lotta receives news that she has inherited a diamond mine from her Uncle Herbert. Soon the whole town is speculating about how many millions she will have. Salesman pop up everywhere selling their wares, content to receive payment when Lotta receives her fortune. Excited by the turn of events, both Lotta and her parents go on a shopping spree. However, an attorney arrives and informs them that the mine which Lotta is inheriting has been tapped out and is now essentially worthless. The vendors quickly take back all the merchandise, leaving the deflated Plumps sitting in their now empty house.

Smoky (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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?; typeset

Genre
drama
Characters
Smoky; unnamed trains; passengers; train line president
Synopsis
Smoky frets about the fact that he is the smallest train around, but when a big train gets stuck in a tunnel, he is the only train small enough to get inside and rescue the passengers.
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The Mysterious Shadow! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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?
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?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
children
Characters
Little Max; Alice; Bobo the monkey; Bobo's owner
Synopsis
Max hears someone following him and see a second shadow of someone or something imitating him. Luckily it turns out to be a monkey having fun.
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Richie Rich Meets Clunky (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Genre
children
Characters
Richie Rich; Clunky Barger
Synopsis
While out walking in town, Richie meets Clunky, who is crying. Clunky relates that other kids think that he is too big and clumsy, so no one wants to play with him. Richie assures Clunky that he will play with him and invites him to the Rich estate. Once there, Clunky does prove to be quite accident-prone, breaking or destroying several expensive items around the house. He goes home, thinking that Richie will never want to play with him again. However, Richie soon invites him back, having specifically acquired a playhouse and a miniature car that are sturdy and indestructible.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Little Max
  2. 1. Little Max Visits the Moon
    Little Max
  3. 2. All Wet
    Humphrey
  4. 3. The Magic Knapsack
    Little Max
  5. 4. My Mine
    Little Lotta
  6. 5. Smoky
  7. 6. The Mysterious Shadow!
    Little Max
  8. 7. Richie Rich Meets Clunky
    Richie Rich
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