(September 1943)

Harvey, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1943-07-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Family Comics Inc.
Editing
Leon Harvey (editor)

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)

Captain Freedom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Freedom [Don Wright]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unknown pencils and inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Alex Schomburg.

[The Undersea Terror] (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Freedom / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Audacity is a Nazi weapon...
Feature Logo
Captain Freedom and the Young Defenders
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Freedom [Don Wright]; The Young Defenders [Slim; Whitey; Lefty; Blackie; Beanie; Joanie]; The Nazis (Villain)

Indexer Notes

Art id by John McArthur.

Treason (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Star turns traitor!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Cat [Linda Turner]; Major Jones; General Schinke (Villain; Intro); the Nazis (Villain)

[The Guerillas of Czechoslovakia] (Table of Contents: 3)

Girl Commandos / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the story of the heroic guerilla-fighters of Czechoslovakia...
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
The Girl Commandos [Pat Parker; Tanya; Ellen; Penny; Mei-Ling]; The Nazis (Villain); Boroye

[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
Professor, if your gang of cutthroats...
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Padlock Homes; The Professor (Villain); the Fiendish Four (Villain); Green Ghost (Villain)

The Story Behind the Cover (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Freedom / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Captain Freedom [Don Wright]

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

Snoopin' Pete of Hog's Corners / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Howdy, Sherlock?
Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Snoopin' Pete (Intro; only appearance)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is the only appearance of the "Snoopin' Pete of Hog's Corners" feature.

Mantrap Island (Table of Contents: 7)

Speed Taylor / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There she is boys!
Genre
adventure; military
Characters
Speed Taylor; The Japanese (Villain)

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

Gobs and Gals / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mischa Richter (signed as Richter)
Pencils
Mischa Richter (signed as Richter)
Inks
Mischa Richter (signed as Richter)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The fresh air will wake him up.
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Four cartoons.
This is the only appearance of "Gobs and Gals" as a cartoon feature. However, the magazine Army and Navy Fun Parade (Harvey, 1942 Series) has a recurring text feature called "Gobs and Gals".

Science Combats Force (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Loved by the many millions...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Shock Gibson [Robert Charles Gibson]; Ike (Intro; an Eskimo); Beautee Bright (Intro); Dr. Benjamin Bright (Intro); The Japanese (Villain)
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Freedom
  2. 1. [The Undersea Terror]
    Captain Freedom
  3. 2. Treason
    Black Cat
  4. 3. [The Guerillas of Czechoslovakia]
    Girl Commandos
  5. 4. [The Professor and the Fiendish Four, Part ?]
    Padlock Homes
  6. 5. The Story Behind the Cover
    Captain Freedom
  7. 6. ["Howdy, Sherlock?"]
    Snoopin' Pete of Hog's Corners
  8. 7. Mantrap Island
    Speed Taylor
  9. 8. ["The fresh air will wake him up."]
    Gobs and Gals
  10. 9. Science Combats Force
    Shock Gibson
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Nick Caputo
  • Keith Chandler
  • Peter Croome
  • Del Gruber
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky