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Issue Details

Issue #5
Published July 1940
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing Abner Sundell

Cover Details

Pencils Charles Biro
Inks Charles Biro

10 page Rang-A-Tang story "The Madman of Mammoth Studios"

Characters V: Nawson Swelles (I, D)
Script Joe Blair
Pencils Ed Smalle
Inks Ed Smalle

8 page Hercules story "Hercules Slaying the Hydra of Lerna"

Characters I: Zeus; V: Hy Dralerny and the Nameless Nine (I for all); I: Henry and Betty Doyle
Script Joe Blair
Pencils Ed Wexler
Inks Ed Wexler

5 page Gypsy Johnson story "The Island of Baron Von Krasner"

Characters V: Baron Von Krasner (I); I: Dorothy and Leonard Collier
Pencils John Bulthuis
Inks John Bulthuis
Notes story continues in Blue Ribbon Comics (1939 series) #6 (September 1940); Penciller and inker credits corrected by Denys Howard on 20 July 2004 from information from Jerry Bails; original credit was "Johann Bulthuis"

6 page Fox story "The Great Trailer Mystery"

Characters I: Dick Van Nostrum
Script Joe Blair
Pencils Irwin Hasen
Inks Irwin Hasen

7 page Corporal Collins story "Breakout In the POW Camp"

Characters V: The Nazis
Script Abner Sundell
Pencils Charles Biro
Inks Charles Biro

6 page Ty-Gor story "Captured By the Dyaks"

Characters V: The Dyaks (I, D); I: Joan Davis, Mr. Davis (her father)
Script Joe Blair
Pencils Mort Meskin
Inks Mort Meskin

6 page Doc Strong story "Battle In Oculta Valley"

Characters V: Gustave Ritter
Script Joe Blair
Pencils Sam Cooper
Inks Sam Cooper

6 page Loop Logan story "The Dispatch Robbery"

Characters V: The Nazis
Script Joe Blair
Pencils Frank Volp
Inks Frank Volp

6 page Green Falcon story "The Ulla-Boltyn Conspiracy"

Characters V: Sir Boltyn, Ulla (I, D); GS: Richard the Lion-Hearted
Script Harry Shorten
Pencils Edd Ashe
Inks Edd Ashe