(July 1943)

Harvey, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1943-04-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Family Comics, Inc.
Editing
Leon Harvey
Color
four color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US (except #14-16, which are pocket-size)
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched (except #14-16, which are squarebound)
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Cat; Captain Freedom; Shock Gibson / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Cat [Linda Turner]; Captain Freedom [Don Wright]; Shock Gibson [Robert Charles Gibson]

[The Destructive Construction Company] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Freedom [Don Wright]; Cassidy (villain, introduction, death)

The Case of the Photo Crimes (Table of Contents: 2)

Black Cat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Cat [Linda Turner]; Rick (newspaperman); unnamed Naval Lieutenant (introduction, death); Greenway (villain, film director, introduction, death); female movie extra (villain, introduction, death); unnamed stdio electrician (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Filming on Linda Turner's latest film is halted until the arrival of a Naval officer, who happens to be carrying a briefcase of photos and secret gun emplacements. Later, when Linda and Rick discover the officer dead and papers stolen, the Black Cat goes into action to track down the culprits involved.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script revision from Powell ? to ? by Craig Delich. The Who's Who indicates that Powell only drew the feature and no extant evidence proves that he wrote it as well.

The Greatest Siege Gun Ever Built! (Table of Contents: 3)

Shock Gibson / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shock Gibson [Robert Charles Gibson]; Ed (soldier, introduction); Prof. Schnitzeljammer (villain, introduction); Adolf Hitler (villain); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Gibson is surprised by a new type of gun the Nazis have, called the Hitler Gun, that is capable of being fired from extremely long distances at any target the enemy selects.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art previously credited as: pencils - Jack Kirby ?, inks - Joe Simon ?, never credited as such in TwoMorrows Kirby Checklist. Correction from Bud Plant, 2006-12-5.

The Story Behind the Cover (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Black Cat; Shock Gibson; Captain Freedom

The Battle for Burma (Table of Contents: 5)

Girl Commandos / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Ann Waverly (villain, introduction); the Japanese

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

Billy Brains / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By painting this magnifying fluid on the lens...
Genre
humor; children
Reprints

[The Professor and the Fiendish Four, Part ?] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Characters
The Professor (villain); the Fiendish Four; the Green Ghost (introduction)

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

Jr. Air Warden / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're gonna have a 'cendiary bomb drill!
Genre
humor; children

[Oom-pa-pa!] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant
Inks
Art Helfant
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Cat; Captain Freedom; Shock Gibson
  2. 1. [The Destructive Construction Company]
    Captain Freedom
  3. 2. The Case of the Photo Crimes
    Black Cat
  4. 3. The Greatest Siege Gun Ever Built!
    Shock Gibson
  5. 4. The Story Behind the Cover
  6. 5. The Battle for Burma
    Girl Commandos
  7. 6. ["By painting this magnifying fluid on the lens..."]
    Billy Brains
  8. 7. [The Professor and the Fiendish Four, Part ?]
    Padlock Homes
  9. 8. ["We're gonna have a 'cendiary bomb drill!"]
    Jr. Air Warden
  10. 9. [Oom-pa-pa!]
    Biff Bannon
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Per Sandell
  • Darci
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Len Wolinsky