(June 1942)

Harvey, 1942 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Family Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Alfred Harvey
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Some info verified using a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/)
This is the first Harvey issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Hornet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby [as Jon Henri] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Simon [as Jon Henri] (signed)
Colors:
?

Characters:
Green Hornet
Reprints:

Join American Red Cross (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Meet Our Heroes (Table of Contents)

Green Hornet / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Cazeneuve ?
Inks:
Arthur Cazeneuve ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Britt Reid [The Green Hornet]; Kato; Lenore Case; Michael Axford; Ed Lowry

Indexer Notes

intro page

The Case of the Murdering Clown (Table of Contents)

Green Hornet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pierce Rice
Inks:
Arthur Cazeneuve ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Hornet [Britt Reid]; Kato; Mike Axford; The Clown (villain, Intro); Sgt. Morgan [Moran]; a prison warden (Dies); Lenore Case; Ed Lowry
Synopsis:
The Clown finds a way to cheat the electric chair and get his revenge.

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit from Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. 28-02-2009.

Sergeant Morgan is also identified as Sergeant Moran.

Case of Museum Mummy (Table of Contents)

Green Hornet / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; Arthur Cazeneuve (Green Hornet's face)
Inks:
?; Arthur Cazeneuve (Green Hornet's face)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Hornet [Britt Reid]; Kato; Mike Axford; Victor Corbin (Introduction, Villain); Sneed (Introduction, Death); Barat (Introduction, Death)
Synopsis:
At the opening of the Tutenkiem exhibit the discoverer of the mummy dies.

Indexer Notes

Face art credit by Jim Vadeboncoeur 28-02-2009.

["So long, yardbirds! I'm off on a ten day furlough! Kiss th' rest of th' boys good-bye for me!"] (Table of Contents)

Daffy Drafty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant (signed)
Pencils:
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks:
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
I: Daffy Drafty (only app.?); Steve
Synopsis:
Daffy gets a ten-day furlough and he doesn't want to see any soldiers in uniform.

["Gary Blakely, great, great grandson of Captain Ralston, aid-de-camp to General Washington, returns from England to serve the United States!!"] (Table of Contents)

Spirit of '76 / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Fisk; Arthur Cazeneuve (corrections)
Inks:
Harry Fisk; Arthur Cazeneuve (corrections)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spirit of '76 [Gary Blakely]; Major Ralston; Captain Blakely; Tubby; Hoch
Synopsis:
Gary Blakely learns of a Nazi plot to blow up West Point, dressing up in his great, great grandfather's uniform he calls himself the Spirit of '76 and fights the Nazis.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits via Jim Vadeboncouer 28-02-2009.

Origin story.

Introducing the Blonde Bomber (Table of Contents)

Blonde Bomber / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Babara Hall
Inks:
Babara Hall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Honey Blake [the Blonde Bomber] (intro); Jimmy Slapso; Carmen; Nick Nighter (Intro, villain)
Synopsis:
Honey saves Carmen from trying to kill herself.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credit via Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr, 28-02-2009.

Robin Hood Lives Again! (Table of Contents)

Robin Hood / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
S. M. Iger
Pencils:
Pierce Rice
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Robin Hood [Dr. Fairbanks], Big John [John Sherwood], Friar Tuck [Tuck]; Elaine Barton; The Ratsel Gang; Trigger Ratsel (villain)
Synopsis:
Dr. Fairbanks has decided to fight crime dressing up as Robin Hood and assembling a band of Merry Men. With his new recruit they go after a gang running a protection racket on truck drivers.

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit via Jim Vadeboncouer Jr, 28-02-2009.

["The Clown was an egotistical man with a malignant mind."] (Table of Contents)

The Story Behind the Title; The Green Hornet / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Hornet [Britt Reid]; The Clown (1st chronological appearance, Villain); Lenore Case
Synopsis:
How the Green Hornet first defeated the Clown.

["Who is it to-night, Maisie?"] (Table of Contents)

Getting Maisie Married / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant
Inks:
Art Helfant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Maisie; Felix
Synopsis:
Maisie met a guy who does magic tricks.

["Why don't you run along home, mom? I'm getting plenty of vitamins."] (Table of Contents)

Army and Navy Laughs / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Strauss; Cooper; Richter; Al
Inks:
Strauss; Cooper; Richter; Al
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Cookie; Bill; Buck

Indexer Notes

Six cartoons (two by Strauss, one by Cooper, one by Richter, one by Al, and one unsigned), and two text only jokes.

[Forgotten Me] (Table of Contents)

Green Hornet Buzzers / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
A.W. Nugent (signed)
Pencils:
A.W. Nugent (signed)
Inks:
A.W. Nugent (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Green Hornet [Britt Reid]

Indexer Notes

On page 1, rearrange a phrase to get a phrase meaning the opposite, solve a cryptogram, make a three-word sentence from the provided letters, connect the dots, create seven words from the supplied letters, rearrange and remove one latter to create a word that mnatches the definition, and rearrange the letters to spell eight foods.

On page 2, rearrange the letters to form sports, place three sevens together to make 8, number puzzle, letter dropping, and twelve tanks.

["I'm Foxy!"] (Table of Contents)

Mighty Midgets / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant
Inks:
Art Helfant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
I: The Mighty Midgets (Foxy, Goofy, Nosey, Smarty, Skinny, Fatty, Sour-puss), Sgt. Goliath; GA: Franklin D. Roosevelt; V: Two Axis spies (I for both)
Synopsis:
Goliath and the Mighty Midgets join the Army.

["Watch for the next big issue on sale around June 5th."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

John Doyle Convicted of Murder (Table of Contents)

Zebra / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pierce Rice
Inks:
Arthur Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Zebra [John Doyle]; Happy Mike; Spike; Mary Sewell; Slug
Synopsis:
Sentenced to death for a murder he did not commit, John Doyle escapes from prison and turns his convict uniform into a superhero costume as the Zebra.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ink credits via Jim Vadeboncoeur 28-02-2009.

["Green Hornet on the air coast to coast"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

["And to think I once paid ten good bucks for an auto horn that sounded like that!"] (Table of Contents)

Buglerettes / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant (signed)
Pencils:
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks:
Art Helfant (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military

Indexer Notes

Six cartoons about Army buglers.

["3 comics that you should put on your must list"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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