(April 1974)

Harvey, 1963 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Sad Sack, Inc.
Brand:
Giant Size Harvey Comics [Figurine]
Color:
Four Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S., then Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
First issues were square-bound, then saddle-stitched as page count was reduced.
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia reads "Sad Sack Army Life Parade" (not possessive; cover is 'Sad Sack's...").


[Sad Sack Cutting Down Tree] (Table of Contents)

Sad Sack / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Baker
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Sad Sack; Sarge; Soldiers
Synopsis:
Sarge alerts Sack to the fact that the huge tree he is cutting down will fall on him.

[1974 Calendar] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[UNICEF Promo] (Table of Contents)

Casper; UNICEF / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Casper; children of various nationalities; Malawian Doctor

Indexer Notes

Harvey Comics was a sponsor of the United Nations Children's Fund. In this six-panel presentation, Casper describes the program and how to donate in person or by mail.

Hero (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Rhoads
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Sad Sack; Slob; Hi-Fi Tweeter; three soldiers; recruit (in flashback: Chef, Sarge)
Synopsis:
Sack tries to reminisce with his WWII photo album, but everyone leaves the room before he notices. Eventually, he finds a raw recruit willing to listen.

Indexer Notes

This story begins on page 3 of the comic; the indicia is also on page 3.

[HappyDay] (Table of Contents)

Sad Sack / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Rhoads
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Sad Sack; Slob; two officers; several soldiers; Sarge; guard
Synopsis:
Sarge creates a happy scene when he goes on furlough.
Keywords:
furlough

[Day Off] (Table of Contents)

Sad Sack / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Rhoads
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Sad Sack; Slob; unidentified soldier
Synopsis:
While he is looking for his lost ring, Sack's companions question why he is sticking his head in the trash on his day off.
Keywords:
garbage; trash can
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Sad Sack Cutting Down Tree]
    Sad Sack
  2. 1. [1974 Calendar]
    Harvey Characters
  3. 2. [UNICEF Promo]
    Casper; UNICEF
  4. 3. Hero
    Sad Sack
  5. 4. [HappyDay]
    Sad Sack
  6. 5. [Day Off]
    Sad Sack
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Bromley
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Karl Wilcox