(April 1943)

Harvey, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Family Comics, Inc.
Editing
Leon Harvey (credited) (editor, managing editor)

Berlin (Table of Contents)

Captain Freedom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve ?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Freedom (Dan Wright)
Reprints
Keywords
United States flag

[The Convoy Sabotage Caper] (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Freedom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's too many of them Cap, we're licked!
Feature Logo
Captain Freedom and the Young Defenders
Genre
superhero
Characters
MCaptain Freedom [Don Wright]; The Young Defenders [Slim; Whitey; Lefty; Blackie; Beanie; Joanie]; ax Thonig (introduction, death); Borgam (villain, introduction, an impostor); the Nazis (villain)

[The Kidnapping of Shirley Dimple] (Table of Contents: 2)

Ted Parrish / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kidnapping is bad enough...
Feature Logo
Ted Parrish the Man with 1000 Faces
Genre
adventure
Characters
Ted Parrish Man of 1000 Faces; Fish (villain, introduction); Jose (villain, introduction); other Nazi spies (villains, introduction)

Indexer Notes

This is the final appearance of the "Ted Parrish" feature.

Daffy Drafty Becomes a Reporter (Table of Contents: 3)

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
No news is good news!
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Daffy Drafty; Lieutenant Pinksheet; "Day" Nurse Caroline; "Night" Nurse Betty

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[The Professor and the Fiendish Four, Part ?] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Pencils
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Inks
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you mean to tell me, my dear Watsis...
Feature Logo
The Adventures of Padlock Homes
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Padlock Homes; Dr. Watsis; The Professor (villain); the Fiendish Four (villain)

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

Flossie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd like a demonstrashun, if ya don't mind
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Flossie

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

Biff Bannon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you think this is easy--try it in your bathtub some Saturday night!
Feature Logo
Biff Bannon U. S. Marine
Genre
humor; war; military
Characters
Biff Bannob; The Admiral

The Case of "The Floating Corpses" (Table of Contents: 7)

Black Cat [Harvey] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Gabriele ?
Inks
Al Gabriele ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's...It's a soldier's body...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Cat [Linda Turner]; Rick Horne; The Japanese (villain)

[Hitler's Ace in the Hole] (Table of Contents: 8)

Shock Gibson / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (signed as Sam Glanz)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (signed as Sam Glanz)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If Adolf could have forseen this day,..
Genre
superhero
Characters
Shock Gibson [Robert Charles Gibson]; Adolf Hitler (villain); Gen. Von Vuncen (villain, introduction, death); the Nazis (villain)

Indexer Notes

Signature down right hand edge of splash page is Sam Glanz.

[Attack on the Nazis in Norway] (Table of Contents: 9)

Girl Commandos / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jill Elgin ?
Inks
Jill Elgin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In England, the Girl Commandos gaze on their new plane with admiring eyes.
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
The Girl Commandos [Tanya; Mei-Ling; Penelope Kirk; Ellen Billings; Pat Parker]; The Nazis; Olaf Swenson (introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pat Parker makes her last costumed appearance in this story. Reprint note from Darci, November 2008.

The Story Behind the Cover (Table of Contents: 10)

Captain Freedom / text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don Wright, crusading young newspaper publisher...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Freedom [Don Wright]

Indexer Notes

The balance of page two is taken up with the annual Statement of Ownership.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Leon Harvey (credited) (editor)
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Flossie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flossie's sending a package to a neighbor who's in the Army!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Flossie; Mr. Blye

[Speed Joins the Marines] (Table of Contents: 13)

Speed Taylor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (signed as Sam Glanz)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (signed as Sam Glanz)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One week in the U. S. Marine Corps and bang!
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Speed Taylor; Joe Burns (villain, introduction); Tim Brown; the Nazis (villain); Tubby
Synopsis
Speed and Tubby join the Marines.

Indexer Notes

Signature spotted by Saltarella and submitted via the GCD Error Tracker.
Feature Logo on this story is "Speed Taylor of the U. S. Marines"

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Berlin
    Captain Freedom
  2. 1. [The Convoy Sabotage Caper]
    Captain Freedom
  3. 2. [The Kidnapping of Shirley Dimple]
    Ted Parrish
  4. 3. Daffy Drafty Becomes a Reporter
    Daffy Drafty
  5. 4. [The Professor and the Fiendish Four, Part ?]
    Padlock Homes
  6. 5. ["I'd like a demonstrashun, if ya don't mind"]
    Flossie
  7. 6. ["If you think this is easy--try it in your bathtub some Saturday night!"]
    Biff Bannon
  8. 7. The Case of "The Floating Corpses"
    Black Cat [Harvey]
  9. 8. [Hitler's Ace in the Hole]
    Shock Gibson
  10. 9. [Attack on the Nazis in Norway]
    Girl Commandos
  11. 10. The Story Behind the Cover
    Captain Freedom
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. ["Flossie's sending a package to a neighbor who's in the Army!"]
    Flossie
  14. 13. [Speed Joins the Marines]
    Speed Taylor
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Len Wolinsky
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