(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: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Meet Our Heroes (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve ?
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

The Case of the Murdering Clown (Table of Contents: 3)

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: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?; Arturo Cazeneuve (Green Hornet's face)
Inks
?; Arturo 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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So long, yardbirds! I'm off on a ten day furlough! Kiss th' rest of th' boys good-bye for me!
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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gary Blakely, great, great grandson of Captain Ralston, aid-de-camp to General Washington, returns from England to serve the United States!!
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

Introducing the Blonde Bomber (Table of Contents: 7)

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: 8)

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Clown was an egotistical man with a malignant mind.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Hornet [Britt Reid]; The Clown (1st chronological appearance, Villain); Lenore Case
Synopsis
How the Green Hornet first defeated the Clown.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who is it to-night, Maisie?
Genre
humor
Characters
Maisie; Felix
Synopsis
Maisie met a guy who does magic tricks.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why don't you run along home, mom? I'm getting plenty of vitamins.
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: 12)

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm Foxy!
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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[John Doyle Convicted of Murder] (Table of Contents: 15)

The Zebra / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Zebra [John Doyle] (origin); Mary Sewell (John's girlfriend); Happy Mike (villain, political boss); Spike (villain); Slug (villain)
Synopsis
Sentenced to death for a murder he did not commit by politicians who are protecting the real murderer, John Doyle escapes from prison and turns his convict uniform into a superhero costume as the Zebra. Fearing that Doyle's girl knows something about the murder, Happy Mike and his boys seek her out to shut her up for good. But the Zebra intervenes, saves Mary and learns that Happy Mike is the true killer.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily World

Indexer Notes

Ink credits via Jim Vadeboncoeur 28-02-2009.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Buglerettes / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And to think I once paid ten good bucks for an auto horn that sounded like that!
Genre
humor; military

Indexer Notes

Six cartoons about Army buglers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Hornet
  2. 1. Join American Red Cross
  3. 2. Meet Our Heroes
    Green Hornet
  4. 3. The Case of the Murdering Clown
    Green Hornet
  5. 4. Case of Museum Mummy
    Green Hornet
  6. 5. ["So long, yardbirds! I'm off on a ten day furlough! Kiss th' rest of th' boys good-bye for me!"]
    Daffy Drafty
  7. 6. ["Gary Blakely, great, great grandson of Captain Ralston, aid-de-camp to General Washington, returns from England to serve the United States!!"]
    Spirit of '76
  8. 7. Introducing the Blonde Bomber
    Blonde Bomber
  9. 8. Robin Hood Lives Again!
    Robin Hood
  10. 9. ["The Clown was an egotistical man with a malignant mind."]
    The Story Behind the Title; The Green Hornet
  11. 10. ["Who is it to-night, Maisie?"]
    Getting Maisie Married
  12. 11. ["Why don't you run along home, mom? I'm getting plenty of vitamins."]
    Army and Navy Laughs
  13. 12. [Forgotten Me]
    Green Hornet Buzzers
  14. 13. ["I'm Foxy!"]
    Mighty Midgets
  15. 14. ["Watch for the next big issue on sale around June 5th."]
  16. 15. [John Doyle Convicted of Murder]
    The Zebra
  17. 16. ["Green Hornet on the air coast to coast"]
  18. 17. ["And to think I once paid ten good bucks for an auto horn that sounded like that!"]
    Buglerettes
  19. 18. ["3 comics that you should put on your must list"]
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