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Issue Details

Issue #16
Published September 1941
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Editing Ed Cronin

Cover Details

Characters Black Condor [Richard Grey, Jr.]
Genre superhero
Pencils Gill Fox
Inks Gill Fox

9 page Black Condor story "The Ghost-Gun Killer"

Characters Black Condor [Richard Grey, Jr.]; Jasper Crow, the Ghost-Gun Killer (first appearance; villain)
Genre superhero
Pencils Lou Fine
Inks Lou Fine

2 page Molly the Model story

Characters Molly the Model
Genre humor
Script Joe Devlin
Pencils Joe Devlin
Inks Joe Devlin

5 page Red Torpedo story "The Black Shark"

Characters Red Torpedo [Jim Lockhart]; Black Shark (villain)
Genre superhero
Script Henry Kiefer?
Pencils Henry Kiefer
Inks Henry Kiefer

5 page Tor story "The Sabotaged Submarine"

Characters Tor
Script Fred Guardineer
Pencils Fred Guardineer
Inks Fred Guardineer

1 page Slap Happy Pappy story "The Tobacco Juice Spitter"

Genre Gags
Script Jack Cole
Pencils Jack Cole
Inks Jack Cole

5 page Space Legion story "The Outlaws of Jupiter"

Characters Space Legion; Blackbeard (first appearance; villain); One-Arm Ganz (first appearance; villain); Patch-Eye Tork (first appearance; villain); Half-Face McGurk (first appearance; villain); a girl (first appearance; villain)
Genre science fiction
Script Vernon Henkel
Pencils Vernon Henkel
Inks Vernon Henkel

4 page Jane Arden story

Genre soap opera
Script Monte Barrett
Pencils Russell E. Ross
Inks Russell E. Ross
Notes strip reprints

6 page Alias the Spider story "Death At Rustling Willow"

Characters The Spider [Tom Hallaway]; Jean Horton (first appearance); Sutton (first appearance; villain); Pierre (first appearance; villain; death)
Genre superhero
Script Paul Gustavson
Pencils Paul Gustavson
Inks Paul Gustavson

4 page Ned Brant story

Genre sports
Script Bob Zuppke
Pencils E. W. DePew
Inks E. W. DePew

6 page Spitfire story "The Phony Radio Beam"

Characters Chuck Bolton (first appearance); Captain Schloss (first appearance; villain; death)
Genre aviation
Script Al McWilliams
Pencils Al McWilliams
Inks Al McWilliams

2 page Eric Vale text story "Lake of Missing Men"

Characters Eric Vale
Script Larry Spain
Letters typeset

5 page Madam Fatal story "The Five Bloodstones of Mu"

Characters Madam Fatal; Basil (first appearance; villain; death)
Genre superhero
Script Art Pinajian
Pencils Art Pinajian
Inks Art Pinajian

1 page Snappy story

Genre Gags
Script Arthur Beeman
Pencils Arthur Beeman
Inks Arthur Beeman

1 page Rube Goldberg's Side Show story

Genre Gags
Script Rube Goldberg
Pencils Rube Goldberg
Inks Rube Goldberg
Notes strip reprint

7 page Clock story "The Revenge of Bat Nillon"

Characters Clock [Brian O'Brien]; Bat Nillon (first appearance; villain)
Genre detective
Script George Brenner
Pencils George Brenner
Inks George Brenner