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Issue Details

Issue #3
Published July 1940
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing Ed Cronin

Cover Details - "untitled"

Characters The Clock; The Black Condor; The Spider; Jane Arden; Ned Brant
Genre detective
Pencils Gill Fox
Inks Gill Fox

7 page Black Condor story "The Black Condor In America"

Characters Ras Gyn (villain; introduction); the Princess of Singat (introduction)
Genre superhero
Script Will Eisner?
Pencils Charles Sultan
Inks Charles Sultan
Notes Pencil and ink credits from Mr. Kelly Izaj (March 19, 2008). Original indexer credited the work to Lou Fine.

4 page Ned Brant story

Genre sports
Script Bob Zuppke
Pencils E. W. DePew
Inks E. W. DePew
Reprinted From newspaper strips.

4 page Alias the Spider story "Thomas Andrews Kidnapped By the Spider"

Characters Harry (the Spider's chauffeur) (introduction); Mr. Andrews (villain, introduction); Mrs. Andrews (villain, introduction)
Genre superhero
Script Paul Gustavson
Pencils Paul Gustavson
Inks Paul Gustavson

4 page Molly the Model story

Genre humor
Script Joe Devlin
Pencils Joe Devlin
Inks Joe Devlin

5 page Red Torpedo story "The Pirate Subs"

Characters X-1 [William Wotan] (villain, introduction); Wotan's submarine pirates (villain, introduction)
Genre superhero
Script Henry Kiefer?
Pencils Henry Kiefer
Inks Henry Kiefer

2 page Slap Happy Pappy story "In Double Trouble"

Genre gag
Script Gill Fox
Pencils Gill Fox
Inks Gill Fox
Notes Cameo: Gill Fox (or at least his hand)

4 page Lee Preston of the Red Cross story "Captured By Kiroto"

Characters Major Kiroto (villain, introduction); Kip (introduction)
Script Bob Powell
Pencils Bob Powell
Inks Bob Powell

6 page Clock story "Gang Czar's Right Hand Man Arrested"

Characters Scar Sizza (villain, introduction); Sparks (villain, introduction, death); Mack (villain, introduction, death)
Genre detective
Script George Brenner
Pencils George Brenner
Inks George Brenner
Notes The Clock shoots two villains!

1 page Rube Goldberg's Side Show story

Genre gag
Script Rube Goldberg
Pencils Rube Goldberg
Inks Rube Goldberg
Reprinted From newspaper strips.

7 page Wizard Wells story "The Death-Ray Decoy"

Characters Smythe (introduction); Hitlin (villain, introduction); foreign spies (villain, introduction)
Genre adventure
Script Harry Campbell
Pencils Harry Campbell
Inks Harry Campbell

2 page Eric Vale text story "Scourge of the Skies"

Characters Eric Vale
Script Larry Spain
Letters typeset

5 page Madam Fatal story "Mystery At Windward Castle"

Characters John Gordon (introduction); Betty Gordon (introduction); Jack Dale (introduction); Ross (villain, introduction, death); Slade (villain, introduction); Max (villain, introduction)
Genre superhero
Script Art Pinajian
Pencils Art Pinajian
Inks Art Pinajian

4 page Jane Arden story

Genre soap opera
Script Monte Barrett
Pencils Russell E. Ross
Inks Russell E. Ross
Reprinted From newspaper strips.

5 page Space Legion story "The Escape of Lucky Largo"

Characters Lucky Largo (villain, introduction)
Genre science fiction
Script Vernon Henkel
Pencils Vernon Henkel
Inks Vernon Henkel