(September 1942)

Harvey, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Family Comics, Inc.
Editing
Leon Harvey; Alfred Harvey (president)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Some info verified using a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Liberty Lads; Human Meteor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Simon [as Glaven]
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Henry Mendryk states that "Glaven" was a boyhood friend of Simon.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Morgenthau Jr. (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A special message to the readers of Champ Comics
Synopsis
Facsimile of a letter from U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau Jr. encouraging the "Boys and Girls of America" to purchase U.S. War Savings Stamps.

Indexer Notes

This public service announcement appeared in numerous comic books in this period (summer-fall 1942).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Human Meteor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Duke and Toby speed by an Army camp...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Liberty Lads / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
America's youngest and boldest lads...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Champ / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the Champ and Henry walk past...

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

Flossie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
W. Jourdain (signed)
Inks
W. Jourdain (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flossie! Keep the leash on the dog!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Flossie; dog catcher

The Story Behind the Cover (Table of Contents: 6)

Human Meteor / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Slim Jim and the Force / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Armstrong
Pencils
Armstrong
Inks
Armstrong
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I had a wonderful dream last night kidlets.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Twinkle Twins / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bryant
Inks
Al Bryant
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For those of you who haven't met Dan and Diane Twinkle...

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

Military Mirth / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And then she socked him
Genre
humor; military
Synopsis
Jokes with a military theme.

Indexer Notes

Mostly printed jokes against a red-white-and-blue background, with a small cartoon of a laughing man in the lower right-hand corner.

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

K.P. Jones / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arthur Beeman
Pencils
Arthur Beeman (signed)
Inks
Arthur Beeman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Today we're studying the anti-aircraft gun, men!
Genre
humor; military
Characters
K.P. Jones; Sarge

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

Padlock Homes / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Professor's plans for sabotage...

The Case of the Haunted Castle (Table of Contents: 12)

White Mask / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The White Mask [Steve Saxon] (first appearance; only appearance; origin)

[Can You Do It?] (Table of Contents: 13)

Champ Confusers / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent
Pencils
A. W. Nugent
Inks
A. W. Nugent
Colors
?
Letters
A. W. Nugent

Synopsis
Multiple puzzles and word games.

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

Dr. Miracle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the powers of evil strike...
Genre
superhero

Help America Win the War! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[Now on Sale] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Liberty Lads; Human Meteor
  2. 1. ["A special message to the readers of Champ Comics"]
  3. 2. ["Duke and Toby speed by an Army camp..."]
    Human Meteor
  4. 3. ["America's youngest and boldest lads..."]
    Liberty Lads
  5. 4. ["As the Champ and Henry walk past..."]
    Champ
  6. 5. ["Flossie! Keep the leash on the dog!"]
    Flossie
  7. 6. The Story Behind the Cover
    Human Meteor
  8. 7. ["I had a wonderful dream last night kidlets."]
    Slim Jim and the Force
  9. 8. ["For those of you who haven't met Dan and Diane Twinkle..."]
    Twinkle Twins
  10. 9. ["And then she socked him"]
    Military Mirth
  11. 10. ["Today we're studying the anti-aircraft gun, men!"]
    K.P. Jones
  12. 11. ["The Professor's plans for sabotage..."]
    Padlock Homes
  13. 12. The Case of the Haunted Castle
    White Mask
  14. 13. [Can You Do It?]
    Champ Confusers
  15. 14. ["When the powers of evil strike..."]
    Dr. Miracle
  16. 15. Help America Win the War!
  17. 16. [Now on Sale]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steven Rowe
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  • Lou Mougin
  • David Wilt
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
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