(September 1944)

Harvey, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Alex Schomburg (signed)
Inks
Alex Schomburg (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Freedom [Don Wright]; Shock Gibson [Robert Charles Gibson]; Black Cat [Linda Turner]; the Nazis
Keywords
machine guns; rockets; swastikas; war planes; Wehrmacht; World War II

Killers' Cataract! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ernie Schroeder
Inks
Ernie Schroeder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Freedom [Don Wright]; The Young Defenders [Slim; Whitey; Lefty; Blackie; Beanie; Joanie]; Mandoza (villain, introduction); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Don takes the Young Defenders up to Niagara Falls for a vacation, but soon is involved as Captain Freedom against a man named Mandoza, who helps Nazi POW's escape to assist him in using toy torpedo boats to destroy a power plant.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Bill Black, added by Craig Delich 2011-4-19.

[Fury In the Phillipines] (Table of Contents: 2)

Shock Gibson / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell ?
Pencils
Ernie Schroeder ?; Bob Powell ?
Inks
Ernie Schroeder; Bob Powell ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shock Gibson [Robert Charles Gibson]; Captain Kane (introdiction); Juan (introduction); Pablo (introduction); Major Taro Kanaka (villain, introduction); the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis
The Japanese, having taken over the island of Mindanao in the Philippines and begun their viscious cruelty to the inhabitants, faces the guerilla force leader, American Captain Kane. However, when he is captured by the enemy, Private Gibson decides to single-handedly make his way to the Philippines to save Kane: as Shock Gibson.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Schroeder art per Bill Black, added by Craig Delich 2012-12-13. Nick Caputo agrees with the previous indexer that the art is likely by Bob Powell.

[Attaboy, Biff!] (Table of Contents: 3)

Biff Bannon / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant
Inks
Art Helfant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Him! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Kubert ?
Inks
Joe Kubert ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Cat [Linda Turner]; Him [Dolores "Hedy" LaRue] (introduction); Zanmill (introduction); Mark Gaynor (introduction); Joe Mad Fox (villain, introduction); Fox's un-named partner (villain, introduction)
Reprints

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

Captain Freedom, Black Cat, Shock Gibson / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

[The Green Ghost, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Characters
The Green Ghost (Villain)

The Greeks Say: Fight! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Characters
Madame Intrigue (Villain; Intro); Nazis (Villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint noted by Darci via the GCD Errors list, January 2009.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Freedom, Black Cat, Shock Gibson
  2. 1. Killers' Cataract!
    Captain Freedom
  3. 2. [Fury In the Phillipines]
    Shock Gibson
  4. 3. [Attaboy, Biff!]
    Biff Bannon
  5. 4. Him!
    Black Cat
  6. 5. The Story Behind the Cover
    Captain Freedom, Black Cat, Shock Gibson
  7. 6. [The Green Ghost, Part 3]
    Padlock Homes
  8. 7. The Greeks Say: Fight!
    Girl Commandos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Len Wolinsky