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Issue Details

Issue #1
Published May 1940
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Editing Ed Cronin

Cover Details

Pencils Ed Cronin?
Inks Ed Cronin?

7 page Clock, The story "The Story of Pug Brady"

Characters Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Pug Brady (first appearance); The Big Shot [Mayor Kozer] (first appearance; villain)
Genre superhero
Script George Brenner
Pencils George Brenner
Inks George Brenner
Notes cont'd from FEATURE COMICS #31

4 page Jane Arden story

Genre soap opera
Script Monte Barrett
Pencils Russell E. Ross
Inks Russell E. Ross
Notes cont'd from FEATURE COMICS #31; strip reprints

6 page Space Legion story "Introducing Rock Braddon"

Characters Space Legion (first appearance); Rock Braddon (first appearance); Captain Graves (first appearance); Harg (first appearance; villain; death)
Genre science fiction
Script Vernon Henkel
Pencils Vernon Henkel
Inks Vernon Henkel

4 page Alias the Spider story "The Sign of the Cricket"

Characters The Spider [Tom Hallaway] (first appearance); The Cricket (first appearance; villain; death); the Crickets (first appearance; villains)
Genre superhero
Script Paul Gustavson
Pencils Paul Gustavson
Inks Paul Gustavson

7 page Wizard Wells story "Too Hot To Hold"

Characters Wizard Wells (first appearance); Tug (first appearance); Black Morda (first appearance; villain)
Genre adventure
Script Harry Campbell
Pencils Harry Campbell
Inks Harry Campbell

4 page Molly the Model story

Characters Molly the Model (first appearance)
Genre humor
Script Joe Devlin
Pencils Joe Devlin
Inks Joe Devlin

4 page Ned Brant story

Genre sports
Script Bob Zuppke
Pencils E. W. DePew
Inks E. W. DePew
Notes cont'd from FEATURE COMICS #31; strip reprints

4 page Lee Prestonof the Red Cross story "Lee Gets Her Wings"

Characters Lee Preston (first appearance; origin; Red Cross nurse and pilot); Mr. Preston (first appearance); Rick Royce (first appearance)
Script Bob Powell
Pencils Bob Powell [Terence McAully]
Inks Bob Powell

1 page Rube Goldberg's Side Show story

Genre Gags
Script Rube Goldberg
Pencils Rube Goldberg
Inks Rube Goldberg
Notes cont'd from FEATURE COMICS #31; strip reprint

5 page Red Torpedo story "Origin of the Red Torpedo"

Characters Red Torpedo [Jim Lockhart] (first appearance; origin); Meg. Captain Wells (first appearance); The Nazis (villains)
Genre superhero
Script Henry Kiefer?
Pencils Henry Kiefer [Drew Allen]
Inks Henry Kiefer

2 page text story "Corning's Mistake"

Script Larry Spain
Letters typeset

5 page Madam Fatal story "Origin of Madam Fatal"

Characters Madam Fatal [Richard Stanton] (first appearance; origin; first cross-dressing super-hero); John Carver (first appearance; villain; death)
Genre superhero
Script Art Pinajian?
Pencils Art Pinajian
Inks Art Pinajian

2 page Slap Happy Pappy story "Invasions Stopped Free of Charge!"

Characters Slap Happy Pappy (first appearance); Flip (first appearance); The Nazis (villains)
Genre Gags
Script Gill Fox
Pencils Gill Fox
Inks Gill Fox

7 page Black Condor story "The Man Who Can Fly Like a Bird"

Characters Black Condor [Richard Grey, Jr.] (intro; origin); Mr. Richard Grey (intro, death); Mrs. Richard Grey (intro, death); Father Pierre (intro, death); Gali Kan (intro, death, villain); Yakki Raiders (intro)
Genre superhero
Script Will Eisner
Pencils Lou Fine
Inks Lou Fine