(1994)

Lorne-Harvey, 1992 Series
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Price
1.00 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1994-07-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Lorne-Harvey Publications, Inc.
Brand
Lorne-Harvey LH!
Editing
Ken Selig (credited) (editor-in-chief (pp. 1-36)); Ken Selig (layout and full pencils (p. 1); inks (p. 1); letterer (p. 1)); Fred Rhoads (cover thumbnail characters (p. 1); writer; layouts and pencils and inks; letterer; (pp. 3-18 and pp. 20-34)); Ken Selig (credited) (? colorist (p. 1)); Ken Selig

[Sad Sack tries to court a farm girl] (Table of Contents)

Sad Sack / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ken Selig (uncredited cover art)
Pencils
Ken Selig (uncredited cover art); Fred Rhoads (uncredited cover thumbnails)
Inks
Ken Selig (uncredited cover art); Fred Rhoads (uncredited cover thumbnails)
Colors
Ken Selig (uncredited cover art)
Letters
Ken Selig (uncredited cover art)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
#2 of 10 All-New Issues!
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Sad Sack [Private Sad Sack]; Rockjaw [Brigadier General Rockjaw]; Sarge [Sargeant Circle]; Sadie [Sadie Sack]; Muttsy [Muttsy K9 Dog]; Slob [Private Slob Slobinski]; Tweeter [Private Hifi Tweeter]; Potato Sack [Sad Sack's Cousin Potato Sack]
Synopsis
Using a pitchfork, a farmer stops Sad Sack from attempting to court a farm girl.
Keywords
dog; farm; farm girl; farm lady; farm wife; farmer; hay wagon; introducing Potato Sack; pitchfork; rifle; Sad Sack

Indexer Notes

The seven thumbnails at left plus one thumbnail in upper right of front cover (uncredited pencil and ink artwork of Fred Rhoads) and remaining cover art (Story, Pencils, Inks, Coloring, Lettering, Editing) is the uncredited work of Ken Selig.

Memo from Alan Harvey (Table of Contents: 1)

Elsa Victoria Lorne Harvey / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Alan Harvey (signed as Al Harvey) (credited as Al Harvey) (Victoria Harvey caricature; black kitty mascot Toby)
Pencils
Alan Harvey (signed as Al Harvey) (credited as Al Harvey) (Victoria Harvey caricature; black kitty mascot Toby); Alan Harvey (signed as Al Harvey) (credited as Al Harvey) (Victoria Harvey caricature; black kitty mascot Toby)
Inks
Alan Harvey (signed as Al Harvey) (credited as Al Harvey) (Victoria Harvey caricature; black kitty mascot Toby); Alan Harvey (signed as Al Harvey) (credited as Al Harvey) (Victoria Harvey caricature; black kitty mascot Toby)
Letters
Alan Harvey (signed as Al Harvey) (credited as Al Harvey) (Victoria Harvey caricature; black kitty mascot Toby); Alan Harvey (signed as Al Harvey) (credited as Al Harvey) (Victoria Harvey caricature; black kitty mascot Toby); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear friends, with the recent passing of my mother, our C.E.O. Victoria Harvey...
Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Victoria Harvey; Mascot Toby
Synopsis
Typeset memo from Alan Harvey (President of Lorne-Harvey Publications, Inc.) lamenting loss of his mother Elsa Victoria [a.k.a. Vicki] Lorne Harvey (1931-04-07 to 1994-05-15) and wife of late Harvey Comics founder Alfred Harvey.
Keywords
Al Harvey; Alan Harvey; black kitten; black kitten mascot; black kitty mascot; caricature; Elsa Victoria Lorne; Elsa Victoria Lorne Harvey; Lorne-Harvey; Lorne-Harvey Publications; mascot; Mascot Toby; Vicki Harvey; Victoria Harvey; Victoria Lorne-Harvey

Sad Sack in "Taking Over" (Table of Contents: 2)

Sad Sack / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Rhoads (pp. 3-7 (uncredited))
Pencils
Fred Rhoads (pp. 3-7 (uncredited))
Inks
Fred Rhoads (pp. 3-7 (uncredited))
Letters
Fred Rhoads (pp. 3-7 (uncredited))

First Line of Dialogue or Text
R o o o o a r
Genre
humor; animal; jungle; military
Characters
Sad Sack; [First] Sergeant Circle; Lieutenant Packrat; Slob Slobinski; [Brigadier] General Rockjaw; unidentified army Captain; unidentified army cook; unidentified Major General; random soldiers
Synopsis
Jungle animals invade the army base wherein cartoonist Fred Rhoads skillfully weaves speech balloons filled with double entendres as Sad Sack and a cast of familiar characters deal with monkeys, stampeding hippos, water buffaloes, rhinos, an elephant, a lion, a zebra, and a gazelle.
Keywords
Camp Calamity; enlisted versus officer; jungle animals; stampede

Sad Sack in "New Ideas" (Table of Contents: 3)

Sad Sack / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)
Pencils
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)
Inks
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)
Letters
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't take this any longer!
Genre
humor; animal; military
Characters
Sad Sack; [First] Sergeant Circle; [Brigadier] General Rockjaw; unnamed lieutenant; unnamed major general; two civilian circus owners; two villainous enemy spies; circus animals
Synopsis
In continuing saga of jungle animals invading Camp Calamity, Sad Sack tries to convince Sarge that the animals can be trained to do various enlisted jobs. Meanwhile, circus owners arrive at the army base and start asking about then demanding their escaped animals be returned just as sinister-looking enemy spies report back to their country that they have observed new U.S. Army tactics and implore their comrade to likewise start training animals to fight.
Keywords
animals; circus; fight; training animals to fight

Sad Sack and Nap Sack in "Swamped" (Table of Contents: 4)

Nap Sack / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)
Pencils
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)
Inks
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)
Letters
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I thought we were going fishing, Sack!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; military; nature
Characters
Sad Sack; Sad Sack's little brother Nap Sack; [First] Sergeant Circle; good swamp monster; evil swamp monster
Synopsis
Sad Sack together with his little brother Nap Sack and Sarge go boating in a swamp just as Sarge falls asleep and has a dream or nightmare of them encountering a large frightening monster that turns out to be a nice but lonely and unloved monster. After befriending it they encounter an evil monster and the two monsters tangle with one another causing Sad Sack to bump, kick, sock Sarge.
Keywords
anthropomorphic animal; boating; daydream; fight; fishing; monster; nightmare; swamp; tussle

Sack Attack Invading Your Favorite Comics Shop Now! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Sad Sack / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Back Issues! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Black Cat [Harvey] / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Sad Sack's Cousin Potato Sack and his army of spuds! in "Country Cousin" (Table of Contents: 7)

Potato Sack / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)
Pencils
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)
Inks
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)
Letters
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
W a - a l! Cousin Sad!
Genre
humor; children; crime; military; nature; satire-parody
Characters
Sad Sack; Potato Sack; Potato Sack's 11 unnamed children; Potato Sack's unnamed wife
Synopsis
Cartoonist Fred Rhoads cunningly weaves veiled references to the Harvey Publications extended family and their insatiable appetite for money [potatoes] by employing sarcastic devices in a clever parody of the Harveys as a backwards southern family in competition with other comic book publishers (e.g. potato rustlers represent Archie, DC, Marvel, etc.) vying for same market.
Keywords
backwards; comic book publishers; comic book publishing; country; cousin; greed; money; parody; potatoes; rustling; sarcasm; theft

Sad Sack's Cousin Potato Sack and his army of spuds! in "It's Got Everything!" (Table of Contents: 8)

Potato Sack / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)
Pencils
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)
Inks
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)
Letters
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh! You grow other things on your farm besides potatoes, Cousin "Potato"?
Genre
humor; animal; children; military; satire-parody
Characters
Sad Sack; Potato Sack; Potato Sack's 11 unnamed children; Potato Sack's unnamed wife; farm animals
Synopsis
In a classic parody to 'the grass is greener on the other side of the fence' Sad Sack perceives his country cousin Potato Sack's farm is rich because it's teaming with abundant produce, livestock and happy kids without realizing how much work is needed to feed them all plus invading insects that can bring ruin.
Keywords
abundance; bug infestation; chores; contamination; cornucopia; farm; farm life; insect damage; plague; work

Enter The Realm of Sad Sack in Days of Knights in "Soldiers of Yore" (Table of Contents: 9)

Knave Sack / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)
Pencils
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)
Inks
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)
Letters
Fred Rhoads (uncredited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You look weary from your journey, knave Sack!
Genre
humor; history; military; satire-parody; war
Characters
Knave Sack; unnamed king; unnamed medieval knights [commissioned military officers]; unnamed prisoners
Synopsis
Sad Sack is transported to medieval times as Knave Sack where he must release prisoners to save the kingdom from enemy attack because the knights are both on strike and too busy negotiating a new contract for increased fringe benefits and perks.
Keywords
bargain; benefits; contract; defense budget; knave; knights; medieval; moat; negotiate; picket line; retirement; scabs; taxes

Elsa Victoria Lorne Harvey (Table of Contents: 10)

Elsa Victoria Lorne Harvey / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Founding C.E.O. Lorne-Harvey Publications, Inc.
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Professional black and white studio photograph of late Elsa Victoria Lorne Harvey by William Colby published as a tribute after her passing (1994-03-15).
Keywords
Elsa Victoria Lorne Harvey; Lorne-Harvey; Vicki Harvey; Victoria Harvey; Victoria Lorne Harvey; Victoria Lorne-Harvey

In Memoriam Victoria Harvey (Table of Contents: 11)

Elsa Victoria Lorne Harvey / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alan Harvey?
Inks
Alan Harvey?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Spirit Lives On!
Genre
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural; historical
Synopsis
Back cover memorializes Elsa Victoria Lorne Harvey [as Victoria Harvey] with her date of birth (1931-04-07) and date of passing (1994-03-15).
Keywords
Elsa; Elsa Victoria Lorne; Elsa Victoria Lorne Harvey; Elsa Victoria Lorne-Harvey; Lorne-Harvey; memoriam; obituary; Vicki; Vicki Harvey; Victoria Harvey
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Sad Sack tries to court a farm girl]
    Sad Sack
  2. 1. Memo from Alan Harvey
    Elsa Victoria Lorne Harvey
  3. 2. Sad Sack in "Taking Over"
    Sad Sack
  4. 3. Sad Sack in "New Ideas"
    Sad Sack
  5. 4. Sad Sack and Nap Sack in "Swamped"
    Nap Sack
  6. 5. Sack Attack Invading Your Favorite Comics Shop Now!
    Sad Sack
  7. 6. Back Issues!
    Black Cat [Harvey]
  8. 7. Sad Sack's Cousin Potato Sack and his army of spuds! in "Country Cousin"
    Potato Sack
  9. 8. Sad Sack's Cousin Potato Sack and his army of spuds! in "It's Got Everything!"
    Potato Sack
  10. 9. Enter The Realm of Sad Sack in Days of Knights in "Soldiers of Yore"
    Knave Sack
  11. 10. Elsa Victoria Lorne Harvey
    Elsa Victoria Lorne Harvey
  12. 11. In Memoriam Victoria Harvey
    Elsa Victoria Lorne Harvey
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