Black Cat #15
(January 1949)

Harvey, 1946 Series
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Volume
11
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Home Comics, Inc.
Brand
Harvey Publications H
Editing
Leon Harvey (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

Volume:11 is a misprint of 1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Cat [Harvey] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Cat [Linda Turner]; Rick Horne (in canoe); Alan Woolf (in canoe)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The cover is identical to the splash panel of the first story.

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Black Cat [Harvey] / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ball of Fire (Table of Contents: 2)

Black Cat [Harvey] / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias (spot illustration)
Inks
Lee Elias (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Until two weeks ago, I was a bum.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Cat [Linda Turner]; Jimmy-Boy Frakes; Sally Spar

Big Wood's Death (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Deep in the wild north woods...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Cat [Linda Turner]; Rick Horne; Alan Woolf; Rocky Brown (gangster)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The splash panel is used for the cover.

Judo Tricks: Lesson Fifteen (Table of Contents: 4)

Black Cat [Harvey] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Cat [Linda Turner]

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

Movie Flashes by Rick Horne / text article / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; biography

Indexer Notes

Facts about movie stars supposedly compiled by Rick Horne, a fictional character from the Black Cat feature.

The Case of the Aquarium Murders [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 6)

Invisible Scarlet O'Neil / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Russell Stamm (signed)
Pencils
Russell Stamm (signed)
Inks
Russell Stamm (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Preposterous...
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Scarlet O'Neil; Sandy; Professor Fychfud
Synopsis
Scarlet runs into one of her teachers from school, Professor Fychfud, who now runs the Aquarium. He takes Scarlet on a tour. When they get to the piranha tank, Scarlet sees human remains, and then finds herself pushed into the tank. She gets free and accuses the Professor, who denies wrong-doing. Scarlet and Sandy come back that night to investigate, but by then the Professor is in the grips of the real villain.
Reprints

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

Winnie the Waitress / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Herman
Pencils
Vic Herman
Inks
Vic Herman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some shindig, wot?
Genre
humor
Characters
Winnie the Waitress; Maisie
Reprints

On the Beach (Table of Contents: 8)

Winnie the Waitress / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Herman (signed)
Pencils
Vic Herman (signed)
Inks
Vic Herman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You closed your eyes when I kissed you...
Genre
humor
Characters
Winnie the Waitress
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Five beach-related gag panels.

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

Sally and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We've got to do something to pep up business
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An advertising scheme to drum up business at the beach-side hot dog stand goes too far.
Reprints

Perils of Linda Turner (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
when is an accident not an accident?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Cat [Linda Turner]; Rick Horne; Arno Burt (film director); Tim Turner (Linda's father)
Reprints

[Barry Ward (Part 1)] (Table of Contents: 11)

Mary Worth / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Allen Saunders
Pencils
Ken Ernst (signed)
Inks
Ken Ernst (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I feel so poorly today, Mary...
Genre
drama
Characters
Mary Worth; Barry Ward; Dr. Karen Ward; Buff Beverly; Miss Jones
Reprints
  • from Mary Worth daily (Publishers Syndicate) 194xx-xx-xx - 194x-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Script credit was previously given to Ernst, but Saunders was the uncredited author for four decades from its beginning in 1938.

Ernst took over the art chores in 1942.

Panels are reshaped and rejigged to fit a comic book page.

Blind Fury (Table of Contents: 12)

Black Cat [Harvey] / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias (spot illustration)
Inks
Lee Elias (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Edward Joliffe was a very clever cameraman...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Cat [Linda Turner]; Edward Joliffe (cameraman); Rick Horne; C. B. de Pille (film director)
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Cat [Harvey]
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
    Black Cat [Harvey]
  3. 2. Ball of Fire
    Black Cat [Harvey]
  4. 3. Big Wood's Death
    Black Cat [Harvey]
  5. 4. Judo Tricks: Lesson Fifteen
    Black Cat [Harvey]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Movie Flashes by Rick Horne
  7. 6. The Case of the Aquarium Murders [Part 1]
    Invisible Scarlet O'Neil
  8. 7. ["Some shindig, wot?"]
    Winnie the Waitress
  9. 8. On the Beach
    Winnie the Waitress
  10. 9. ["We've got to do something to pep up business"]
    Sally and the Gang
  11. 10. Perils of Linda Turner
    Black Cat [Harvey]
  12. 11. [Barry Ward (Part 1)]
    Mary Worth
  13. 12. Blind Fury
    Black Cat [Harvey]
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