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Issue Details

Issue #17
Published November 1940
Cover Price 0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages 68
Editing ?
Notes Data from Jerry Bails index cards & Howard Keltner's Golden Age index.

Cover Details

Genre superhero
Pencils Lew Glanzman [as Glanz]
Inks Lew Glanzman [as Glanz]
Letters Typeset
Notes Data from Jerry Bails index cards & Howard Keltner's Golden Age index.

Half page Stamps text article "Numerous countries have vanished in the past..."

Genre Fact
Letters Typeset
Notes Inside front cover. Page also includes indicia.

Half page promo (ad from the publisher) "Biggest Dime's Worth of Thrills"

Synopsis Promo for Sure-Fire Comics and Super-Mystery Comics.
Notes Also inside front cover.

12 page Aman the Amazing-Man story "Look that girl is fainting!"

Genre Superhero
Script A. L. Kirby
Pencils Louis Glanzman
Inks Louis Glanzman

7 page Minimidget story "Come here, Ritty, we have some mail."

Genre Superhero
Script Charles Verral?
Pencils John F. Kolb (credited)
Inks John F. Kolb (credited)
Notes Charles Verral has a Minimidget writing credit for 1941 in Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Is there any data to suggest THIS story is by him?

9 page Iron Skull story "Arriving at the airplane factory, The Iron Skull..."

Genre Superhero
Script Sam Gilman?
Pencils Sam Gilman (signed)
Inks Sam Gilman (signed)

4 page Rocke Wayburn story "Shanghied!"

Genre Adventure

2 page Amazing-Man text story "Midnight Deadline"

Genre Superhero
Script Duke Carey (credited)
Pencils Sam Glanzman [as Glanz]
Inks Sam Glanzman [as Glanz]
Letters Typeset
Notes Duke Carey is likely a pen-name.

6 page Doctor Hypno story "Wun. Change that radio program!"

Genre superhero
Script Frank Thomas?
Pencils Frank Thomas (signed)
Inks Frank Thomas (signed)

8 page Mighty Man story "Hey old timer! You have a bite!"

Genre superhero
Script Martin Filchock?
Pencils Martin Filchock (signed)
Inks Martin Filchock (signed)

8 page The Shark story "He walks over to a telephone."

Genre superhero
Script Louis Glanzman?
Pencils Louis Glanzman [as Lew Glanz]
Inks Louis Glanzman [as Lew Glanz]

7 page Reef Kinkaid story "We know that this knife was carved from pure gold..."

Genre Adventure
Script Bob Lubbers (signed)
Pencils Bob Lubbers (signed)
Inks Bob Lubbers (signed)

1 page filler "Were You Born in November"

Characters Marie Antoinette; Daniel Boone; Robert Fulton; Joe Dimaggio; Mark Twain
Synopsis Facts about people born in November.
Genre Fact
Script Joseph A. Kaliff?
Pencils Joseph A. Kaliff (signed)
Inks Joseph A. Kaliff (signed)

1 page advertisement "This Beautiful Desk for only $1"

Synopsis Ad for a desk and typewriter from Remington.

1 page advertisement "Boys! Girls! Have You Seen Our New 1945 Catalog?"

Synopsis Ad for novelties from Johnson Smith & Company.
Notes On back cover of comic.