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Issue Details

Issue #25
Published March 1943
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing Claude Lapham (Editor); S.M. Iger (Art Director)

Cover Details - "Samurai Showdown"

Characters Rip Carson
Genre war
Pencils Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Inks Dan Zolnerowich (signed)

10 page Rip Carson story Samurai Showdown ["In her crystal ball the fortune-teller saw woe..."]

Characters Rip Carson
Genre war
Script ? [as Rollin W. Bell]
Pencils Dan Zolnerowich
Notes The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

10 page Senorita Rio story "Once the toast of Hollywood, Senorita Rio is now..."

Characters Senorita Rio [Consuela Maria Ascencion De Las Vegas]
Genre spy
Script ? [as Morgan Hawkins]
Pencils Nick Cardy [as Nick Viscardi] (signed)
Inks Nick Cardy [as Nick Viscardi] (signed)

6 page Chip Collins story "Give me a secret weapon and I'll conquer..."

Characters Chip Collins
Genre war
Script ? [as Ted Torrence]
Pencils John Cassone
Inks John Cassone

6 page Dusty Rhodes story "Once again our would-be hero tries to join..."

Characters Dusty Rhodes
Genre war
Script ? [as Bob Bristol]

5 page Kayo Kirby story "A batch of new rookies...tall, short, fat..."

Characters Kayo Kirby
Genre sports
Script ? [as Chuck Walker]
Pencils Art Peddy
Inks Art Peddy; Jack Kamen?

2 page Gags, Cartoons & Jokes filler "She's aiming at your heart, you gobs, leathernecks..."

Genre gags
Script various
Pencils Art Peddy; John Cassone; Mort Leav; Alex Blum; John Forte
Inks Art Peddy; John Cassone; Mort Leav; Alex Blum; John Forte
Notes One gag/cartoon submitted by "J. Forte, Camp Barkely, Tex." and it looks suspiciously like his work.

8 page Hooks Devlin story "US Marine H.Q.S." "The clipper is bringing Shorma..."

Characters Hooks Devlin
Genre spy
Script ? [as John Campbell]
Pencils Rafael Astarita
Inks Rafael Astarita

2 page text story "The Flame Train"

Genre crime
Script ? [as H.W. Roland]
Letters typeset

4 page Marine Albert B. Schmid story "The Story of Marine Albert B. Schmid"

Characters Marine Albert B. Schmid
Genre true
Pencils Richard Case
Inks Richard Case

9 page Shark Brodie story "Remember Pearl Harbor! Remember December 7th...the day..."

Characters Shark Brodie
Genre war
Script ? [as Tom Tracy]
Pencils Art Peddy
Inks Art Peddy; Jack Kamen?