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Issue Details

Issue #42
Published May 1944
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 60
Editing George Brenner

Cover Details

Characters The Barker [Carnie Callahan]
Genre adventure; humor
Pencils Jack Cole
Inks Jack Cole

11 page Barker story "Prof. Zell, Seer, Sees the Stars"

Characters The Barker [Carnie Callahan] (first appearance); Lena (first appearance); Major Midge (first appearance); Tiny Tim (first appearance)
Genre adventure; humor
Script Joe Millard
Pencils Jack Cole
Inks Jack Cole

1 page Salty Waters story "I don't think I can last 'til morning, Salty!"

Genre humor
Pencils Bernard Dibble
Inks Bernard Dibble

7 page Quicksilver story "Speed, daring, the perfect co-ordination of mind and muscle..."

Characters Quicksilver [Max]
Genre superhero

1 page Windy Breeze story "Quick, Stinky--give me a few licks with this hammer!"

Characters Windy Breeze
Genre humor
Script Jack Cole
Pencils Jack Cole
Inks Jack Cole

7 page G-2 story "Case No. 16: The Lady Wang"

Genre spy
Script Don Rico?
Pencils Don Rico
Inks Don Rico

6 page Uncle Sam story "It's Your Move, Uncle Sam!"

Characters Uncle Sam
Genre war; occult
Pencils Ed Dobrotka?
Inks Ed Dobrotka?

6 page Chic Carter story "The reporters laughed when they heard about the Ice Fiend!"

Characters Chic Carter
Genre detective
Script Vernon Henkel
Pencils Vernon Henkel
Inks Vernon Henkel

2 page text story "The Demon"

Letters typeset

8 page Sally O'Neil Policewoman story "The Case of the Criminal Corpse"

Characters Sally O'Neil; Dr. Doom (villain; introduction; death)
Genre detective
Pencils Al Bryant
Inks Al Bryant

7 page Destroyer 171 story "Destroyer 171 embarks on the strangest voyage of her adventuresome career..."

Genre war
Pencils Al Camy?
Inks Al Camy?