Black Cat #16
(March 1949)

Harvey, 1946 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale date
1949-01-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Home Comics, Inc.
Brand
Harvey Comics H
Editing
Leon Harvey
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US (#1-58); Standard Silver Age US (#59-62)
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date of "1-19" seen on the cover of one copy.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Cat Western / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

The Silver Thugs (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Judo Tricks: Lesson Sixteen (Table of Contents: 2)

Black Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Movie Flashes / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rick Horne
Letters
typeset

Reprints

The Case of the Aquarium Murders [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Russell Stamm
Pencils
Russell Stamm
Inks
Russell Stamm
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Scarlet O'Neil; Sandy; the Fiend
Synopsis
Sandy falls prey to the Fiend, who leaves Sandy for dead. The Fiend captures Scarlet despite her invisibility, and plans to feed them both to the Aquarium's sharks. Sandy comes to, and their struggle carries them all into the piranha tank. Sandy and Scarlet escape, and save the Fiend from a cruel death.
Reprints

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

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
So long, Winnie, I'll call you tonight!
Genre
humor
Characters
Winnie the Waitress; Maisie (her friend); Algie
Synopsis
Algie finally asks Winnie on a date, promising to call later that evening. The only problem is that Winnie's apartment building has 17 women who all share the same phone.

Haunted House? (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

A puzzle-style safety awareness feature, about likely causes of house fires.

Comics Quiz (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Kerry Drake; Scarlet O'Neil; Joe Palooka; Taffy Dripple; Mary Worth; Horace Dripple; Rick Horne; Jerry Leemy; Humphry Pennyworth; Sandy Burns; C.B. De Pille; Knobby Walsh; Pepper; Tommy Tween; Green Hornet; Babe Ruth; Terry Lee; Black Cat

Indexer Notes

A quiz of popular Harvey character vignettes with the challenge of identifying them.

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

Babe Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Murderous Monkeyshine (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

[Barry Ward, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Ken Ernst
Pencils
Ken Ernst
Inks
Ken Ernst
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Stand-In For Murder (Table of Contents: 11)

Black Cat / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Black Cat text story

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Cat Western
  2. 1. The Silver Thugs
    Black Cat
  3. 2. Judo Tricks: Lesson Sixteen
    Black Cat
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Movie Flashes
  5. 4. The Case of the Aquarium Murders [Part 2]
    Invisible Scarlet O'Neil
  6. 5. ["So long, Winnie, I'll call you tonight!"]
    Winnie the Waitress
  7. 6. Haunted House?
  8. 7. Comics Quiz
  9. 8. ["The Comics Event of the Year!"]
    Babe Ruth
  10. 9. The Murderous Monkeyshine
    Black Cat
  11. 10. [Barry Ward, Part 2]
    Mary Worth
  12. 11. Stand-In For Murder
    Black Cat
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  • Jean-Francois Masse
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  • Tony Oliva
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