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Little Max (1949) comic books 1956-1969

  • Issue #39
    Little Max (1949) 39
    Published Feb 1956 by Harvey.

    Stories and art by Ham Fisher (credited) and Vic Herman. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Joe Palooka takes Max and Alice to the zoo. Little Max gets wrapped up in flypaper accidentally, so he decides to go as a mummy to a costume party. Li'l Dot, yet to develop her Harvey look or her dot-obsession, drapes the dog around her neck to get a fur collar. Fun on Ice; Be Glad You're You; The Hero; Humphrey and the 'Criminuls'; Ready - Aim - Fire; Little Max Rhymes with Reason; Shiver Me Timbers; Li'l Dot Has Her Picture Taken; Horse Sense; Li'l Dot's Strange Appetite; Max-imum Effort. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Little Max (1949) 40
    Published Apr 1956 by Harvey.

    Stories and art by Vic Herman and others. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Little Max dresses as the Easter Bunny and helps Alice with the egg hunt. Max finds a way to see through his umbrella. Casey and Little Max get jobs watering the animals at the circus, but Max gets stuck with the camels. Funny Bunny; See Worthy; Water Boy; The U.S.S. Humphrey; Humphrey: Strictly From Hunger; Little Max Rhymes with Reason; The Funny Mummy; Babysitter Jitters; Waisted Energy; Fishin'. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Little Max (1949) 41
    Published Jun 1956 by Harvey.
  • Issue #44
    Little Max (1949) 44
    Published Dec 1956 by Harvey.
    • 1 /4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Warren Kremer. Stories and art by Bill Schreiber and others. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Max dreams himself into the fairy tale of Hansel and Gretel. Little Max bakes a cake backwards. Plus solo stories featuring Humphrey. The Story of Max-l and Gretel; Heat Treatment; The Season's the Reason; Bake a Cake; Humphrey: Pipe Him; Little Max Rhymes with Reason; House Painters; Thircus; Humphrey: Fight to the Finish. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Little Max (1949) 46
    Published Apr 1957 by Harvey.

    Stories and art by Warren Kremer and others. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Max dreams himself into the Arabian Nights tale of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. A wishbone presents Max with a moral dilemma. Little Max and Casey find a new money-making idea. Plus solo stories featuring Humphrey. Ali Max and the Forty Thieves; Safety First; Rodeo Riot; Rumpus; Long Range View; Humphrey; Little Max Rhymes with Reason; Monkey Business; Nap Sack. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Little Max (1949) 48
    Published Aug 1957 by Harvey.

    Stories and art by Warren Kremer and Al Avison. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Max dreams himself into the legends of Paul Bunyan. Little Max accidentally pins the tail on a real donkey. Also featuring games for young readers, including a do-it-yourself bowling alley and a Talking Hand. Plus solo stories featuring Hector the Director and Humphrey. Big Max; Clothes Call; High Sign; Ol' Doc Max; Surprise Game; Target Practice; Rumpus; Game Page; Humphrey; Little Max Rhymes with Reason; Hector the Director. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Little Max (1949) 50
    Published Dec 1957 by Harvey.

    Stories and art by Warren Kremer and others. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Max dreams himself into the story of Alice Through the Looking-Glass, with himself as the Cheshire Cat, in a retelling with fun artwork by Warren Kremer. Humphrey soon regrets agreeing to babysit Baby Gooberfooful. Plus solo stories featuring Rags Rabbit and Little Max. Plus solo stories featuring Rags Rabbit and Little Max. Little Max Meets Alice in Wonderland; Humphrey: Babysitter Jitters; Waisted Energy; Hide and Seek; Cat-Tale; The U.S.S. Humphrey; Puppy Parade; Rainy Day Puzzles; Wouldn't It Be Funny?; Fishin'. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #51
    Little Max (1949) 51
    Published Feb 1958 by Harvey.

    Cover by Warren Kremer. Stories and art by Warren Kremer and Al Avison. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Baby Wind takes Little Max and Talking Balloon into outer space, where they help a sky-fairy polish a star and meet the Man-in-the-Moon. Joe reads Max's fairy story about a boy and his magic backpack. A girl and her brother win a pet skunk in a raffle. Little Max Visits the Moon; Strictly For The Birds; Humphrey: All Wet; A New Weapon; Wouldn't It Be Funny!; The Magic Knapsack; Pen Pals Puzzles; Humphrey: Destruction Job; Humphrey: Hole-Y Mess; Not So Lucky; Little Max Rhymes with Reason. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #54
    Little Max (1949) 54
    Published Aug 1958 by Harvey.

    Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Max is befriended by a Talking Balloon that he rescues. Plus solo stories featuring Rags Rabbit and Humphrey. The Friendly Balloon; Beat the Band; Little Max Meets the Farm Animals; Flying High; Rags Rabbit; Humphrey Eats Again!; Ranch Rhymes; Talkin' Turkey; Kite Kapers; The Payoff; It's Auto-matic; Happy Birthday; Little Max Game Page. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #55
    Little Max (1949) 55
    Published Oct 1958 by Harvey.

    Cover by Warren Kremer. Stories and art by Ham Fisher (credited), Mo Leff, Warren Kremer, Al Avison and Vic Herman. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Max learns the meaning of generosity when he spends his soda money on his friends. Little Max makes like Michelangelo when he carves a bust of Joe Palooka out of soap. Little Max gets the better of his math class. Plus solo stories featuring Humphrey and a vintage ad for Nabisco featuring a two-page comic story, "The Adventures of the Spoonmen." Better to Give; Circus Daze; The Uninvited Guest; The Genius; Humphrey Whips the Cyclone; Clown Capers; Rhymes of Reason; The Unlucky Cat; Humphrey: Go Fly a Kite; Clownin' Around; Max the Strong Man; Re-Voice English; Mighty Mix-Up. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #56
    Little Max (1949) 56
    Published Jan 1959 by Harvey.

    Stories and art by Ham Fisher (credited) and Vic Herman. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Joe Palooka takes Little Max to the zoo to cheer him up, but it doesn't work the way he thought. Max gives Alice a lift on his go-cart. Plus solo stories featuring Humphrey and a vintage ad for Nabisco featuring a two-page comic story, "The Adventures of the Spoonmen." The Season's the Reason; Fun on Ice; Be Glad You're You; The Hero; Humphrey and the 'Criminuls'; Ready - Aim - Fire; Little Max Rhymes with Reason; Shiver Me Timbers; Who's Who at the Zoo; Horse Sense; The Jumping Frog; Max-imum Effort. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #57
    Little Max (1949) 57
    Published Mar 1959 by Harvey.

    Cover by Warren Kremer. Stories and art by Vic Herman and others. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Max dreams himself into the fairy tale of the Three Little Pigs. Plus solo stories featuring Joe Palooka and Humphrey. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #58
    Little Max (1949) 58
    Published May 1959 by Harvey.

    Cover by Warren Kremer. Stories and art by Vic Herman and others. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Joe Palooka reads the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, and Max dreams himself into the story. Max learns the meaning of generosity when he spends his soda money on his friends. Li'l Dot, yet to develop her Harvey look or her dot-obsession, annoys her father by making noise while he's trying to fish. Max and the Beanstalk; Little Stuff; Comic Puzzlers; Caught Short; Better to Give; Li'l Dot Stays Home; Humphrey: Buzz Bombed; Fishing Fever; Li'l Dot Goes Fishing; Max-imum Visibility; Side Show; Humphrey to the Rescue; Little Max Puzzle Page. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #59
    Little Max (1949) 59
    Published Jul 1959 by Harvey.

    Stories and art by Vic Herman and others. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Joe Palooka takes Max and Alice to the zoo. Little Max gets wrapped up in flypaper accidentally, so he decides to go as a mummy to a costume party. Li'l Dot, yet to develop her Harvey look or her dot-obsession, drapes the dog around her neck to get a fur collar. Funny Bunny; See Worthy; Water Boy; Humphrey At the Fair; The Lawn Lawn Trail; Little Max Makes Easter Eggs; Sleepy-Time Gal. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #60
    Little Max (1949) 60
    Published Sep 1959 by Harvey.
    • File Copy.

    Cover by Warren Kremer. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Max dreams himself into the fairy tale of Hansel and Gretel. Little Max bakes a cake backwards. Plus solo stories featuring Humphrey. The Story of Max-l and Gretel; Heat Treatment; The Season's the Reason; Bake a Cake; Humphrey: Pipe Him. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #61
    Little Max (1949) 61
    Published Nov 1959 by Harvey.

    Cover by Warren Kremer. Stories and art by Art Helfant and others. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Max dreams himself into the fairy tale of Cinderella. Plus solo stories featuring Hector the Director and Humphrey. Magic; Cinder Max; Ride Em Cowboy; Clean Sweep; Rumpus; Little Max Says... You Be the Artist; Humphrey and the Ox; Rags Rabbit Goes to the Fair; How to Make Your Very Own Paper Whistle; Hector the Director; Humphrey: Knots to You; It's Magic; Scared Silly; Little Max's Make It Shop. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #62
    Little Max (1949) 62
    Published Jan 1960 by Harvey.

    Cover by Warren Kremer. Stories and art by Warren Kremer and others. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Max dreams himself into the Arabian Nights tale of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. A wishbone presents Max with a moral dilemma. Little Max and Casey find a new money-making idea. Plus solo stories featuring Humphrey. Oh Say Can You Ski?; A Tale of a Tail! Ali Max and the Forty Thieves; Little Max Makes a Lollipop Doll; Safety First; Hector the Director; Rodeo Riot; Rumpus; Dog Puzzle; Humphrey: A Wife for Humphrey; Little Max Rhymes with Reason; Monkey Business; Dog Daze. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #69
    Little Max (1949) 69
    Published Mar 1961 by Harvey.

    Stories and art by Warren Kremer and others. Joe Palooka's speechless sidekick from the popular Ham Fisher boxing strip gets his own comic, noteworthy for early versions of Little Dot and other Harvey characters. Max dreams himself into the story of Alice Through the Looking-Glass, with himself as the Cheshire Cat, in a retelling with fun artwork by Warren Kremer. Plus early stories featuring Richie Rich and Little Dot. Vanishing Cream; Little Max Meets Alice in Wonderland; Little Dot: Dot's My Story; The Talker; The Tale of the Tea Shop; Cat-Tale; Rainy Day Puzzles; Wouldn't It Be Funny?; Richie Rich: Be Seeing You. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.