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Issue Details

Issue #16
Published March 1949
Frequency every other month
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 52
Editing Leon Harvey

Cover Details

Pencils Lee Elias
Inks Lee Elias

8 page Black Cat story "The Silver Thugs"

Genre superhero
Pencils Lee Elias
Inks Lee Elias

1 page Black Cat story "Judo Tricks: Lesson Sixteen"

Genre superhero
Pencils Lee Elias
Inks Lee Elias

1 page Movie Flashes text article

Script Rick Horne
Letters typeset

8 page Invisible Scarlet O'Neil story "The Case of the Aquarium Murders [Part 2]"

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.
Genre superhero
Script Russell Stamm
Pencils Russell Stamm
Inks Russell Stamm
Reprinted in Harvey Comic Hits (Harvey, 1951 series) #59, retitled as "Blood of a Monster, Part 2: Demons of the Deep".

2 page Winnie the Waitress story "So long, Winnie, I'll call you tonight!"

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.
Genre humor
Script Vic Herman
Pencils Vic Herman
Inks Vic Herman

1 page public service announcement "Haunted House?"

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

1 page activity "Comics Quiz"

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
Pencils various
Inks various
Notes A quiz of popular Harvey character vignettes with the challenge of identifying them.

1 page Babe Ruth advertisement "The Comics Event of the Year!"

Characters Babe Ruth
Notes house ad for Babe Ruth Sports Comics.

8 page Black Cat story "The Murderous Monkeyshine"

Genre superhero
Pencils Lee Elias
Inks Lee Elias

10 page Mary Worth story "Barry Ward, Part 2"

Script Ken Ernst
Pencils Ken Ernst
Inks Ken Ernst

1 page Black Cat text story "Stand-In For Murder"

Genre superhero
Letters Typeset
Notes Black Cat text story