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Harvey Thriller
Parent company Harvey Comics
Status defunct, 1967
Founded 1965
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location New York City
Key people Joe Simon
Publication types Comic books
Fiction genres Superhero

Harvey Thriller was a comic book imprint used by Harvey Comics for their brief foray into publishing super heroes and other non-'kiddie' comics in the mid-1960s. Overseen by Joe Simon, all the titles featured work by many well-known creators, including Jack Kirby, Bob Powell, Wally Wood, Otto Binder, and the earliest known work by Jim Steranko.

Titles published

Thrill Adventure

  • Alarming Adventures (1962–63) 3 issues (sf/fantasy)
  • Alarming Tales (1957–58) 6 issues (sf/suspense)
  • Black Cat Western (1955) #54-56
  • Black Cat Mystery (1956) #57
  • Black Cat Mystic (1956–58) #58-62
  • Chamber of Clues (1955) #27-28 (detective)
  • Man in Black (1957–58) 4 issues
  • Race for the Moon (1958) 3 issues (intro 3 Rocketeers in #3)
  • Thrills of Tomorrow (1955) #19 (Stuntman, Boy Explorers reprints)
  • Warfront (1955–1958) #26-35
  • Western Tales (1955–56) #31-33
  • Witches Western Tales (1955) #29-30

Harvey Thriller

  • Blast Off (1965) #1 (3 Rocketeers, stuff intended for Race for the Moon #4)
  • Double-Dare Adventures (1966–67) 2 issues (Bee-man, Glowing Gladiator, Magic Master)
  • Fighting American (1966) 1 issue
  • Jigsaw (1966) 2 issues
  • Spirit (1966–67) 2 issues
  • Spyman (1966–67) 3 issues
  • Thrill-O-Rama (1965–66) 3 issues (Man in Black-Fate, Pirana #2-on)
  • Unearthly Spectaculars (1965–67) 3 issues (Tiger Boy, Jack Q Frost, 3 Rocketeers, Miracles, Inc, Earthman)
  • Warfront (1965–67) #36-39 (Dynamite Joe, Lone Tiger in 2nd issue)

Harvey Thriller characters

  • Bee-Man
  • Captain 3-D (owned by Simon and Kirby)
  • Dynamite Joe the Blast Crazy Marine (owned by Joe Simon)
  • Fighting American (owned by Joe Simon)
  • Glowing Gladiator
  • Jack Q. Frost
  • Jigsaw (owned by Joe Simon)
  • Magicmaster
  • Man in Black
  • Miracles, Inc
  • Pirana (owned by Joe Simon)
  • Spyman (owned by Joe Simon)
  • Tiger Boy (owned by Joe Simon)
  • 3 Rocketeers (owned by Joe Simon)
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