Leon Harvey United States

Born
6 October 1913 in United States
Died
10 March 1988 in United States
Age
74 years
Credited for

editing

management

writing

Also known as

Leon Wernikoff

Harvey (changed name)

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Biography

Harvey joined Harvey Comics when his twin brother Alfred (who founded the company in 1939) enlisted in the army in 1942.

He was initially art director, although he is reported to have had no artistic talent, other than a strong sense of design and skill at lettering. From April 1943 and throughout the 1950s, he was the company's editor and continued to be credited into the 1960s. in 1963, he was producer for 26 episodes of The New Casper Cartoon Show (TV Series). He reluctantly became President of Harvey Comics in 1976 when Alfred was removed by the board.

Harvey was one of the founders and initial treasurer of the Comic Magazine Association of America (CMAA) in 1954, which established and administered the Comics Code Authority. He was the organisation's vice-president and treasurer 1979 to 1980.

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Love Was Not For Me (Approved, 1953? series) (1953)
My Secret Love
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Dick Tracy's Crimestoppers Handbook (Illustrated, 1951?) (1951)
Untitled (Crimestoppers Handbook)
Comic: Text article
Dick Tracy's Crimestoppers Handbook (Illustrated, 1951?) (1951)
Untitled [Clues from Clothing] (Crimestoppers Handbook)
Comic: Text article
Dick Tracy's Crimestoppers Handbook (Illustrated, 1951?) (1951)
Untitled [Fingerprints Fragments Paint Chips] (Crimestoppers Handbook)
Comic: Text article
Dick Tracy's Crimestoppers Handbook (Illustrated, 1951?) (1951)
Untitled [Blood Stains, Screws] (Crimestoppers Handbook)
Comic: Text article
Dick Tracy's Crimestoppers Handbook (Illustrated, 1951?) (1951)
Untitled [Dust Analysis] (Crimestoppers Handbook)
Comic: Text article
Dick Tracy's Crimestoppers Handbook (Illustrated, 1951?) (1951)
Untitled (Crimestoppers Handbook)
Comic: Text article
Dick Tracy's Crimestoppers Handbook (Illustrated, 1951?) (1951)
Quiz! (Crimestoppers Quiz)
Comic: Activity
Love Stories of Mary Worth (Barmour, 1952? series) #1 (August 1952)
Her Selfish Love (Mary Worth)
Comic: Cover
Love Stories of Mary Worth (Barmour, 1952? series) #1 (August 1952)
Her Selfish Love (Mary Worth)
Comic: Comic story

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  • 1 Aug 2019

Last updated

  • 1 Aug 2019