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Issue Details

Issue #70
Published February 1949
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 52
Editing George Brenner

Cover Details

Characters The Barker [Carnie Callahan]
Genre adventure; humor
Pencils Gill Fox
Inks Gill Fox

11 page Barker story "The Barker Tires of the Big Top"

Characters The Barker [Carnie Callahan]; J. B. Brokely (first appearance; villain; the Barker's double); Cropper (first appearance; villain); Dove (first appearance; villain)
Genre adventure; humor
Script Klaus Nordling
Pencils Klaus Nordling
Inks Klaus Nordling
Notes title from cover

1 page Salty Waters story

Genre humor
Script Bernard Dibble
Pencils Bernard Dibble
Inks Bernard Dibble
Notes next app. in BARKER #14

5 page Granny Gumshoe story "Globe of Doom"

Characters Granny Gumshoe (last appearance); Ludwig Cymbal (first appearance; villain); Mr. Acoustic (first appearance)
Genre detective
Script Gill Fox
Pencils Gill Fox
Inks Gill Fox

6 page Sally O'Neil Policewoman story "The Rich Rag Doll Murders"

Characters Sally O'Neil; Slit-Eye (first appearance; villain); Gimpy (first appearance; villain); Red (first appearance; villain; death); Slug (first appearance; villain; death); Mrs. Reese (first appearance); Judy Reese (first appearance)
Genre detective
Pencils Alice Kirkpatrick
Inks Alice Kirkpatrick

4 page Lassie story "Uncle Balty's Birthday"

Characters Lassie
Script Bernard Dibble
Pencils Bernard Dibble
Inks Bernard Dibble

6 page Quicksilver story "The Man From the Moon"

Characters Quicksilver [Max]; The Man From the Moon [Moony Masters] (first appearance; villain)
Genre superhero
Pencils Dan Zolnerowich
Inks Dan Zolnerowich

2 page The Barker text story "Three Strikes For a Jinx"

Characters The Barker [Carnie Callahan]
Letters typeset

6 page Anthrop story "How To Be a Detective"

Characters Anthrop (last appearance)
Script Bart Tumey
Pencils Bart Tumey
Inks Bart Tumey

6 page Steve Wood story "Queen and Pawn"

Characters Steve Wood; Marphy Hale (first appearance; villain); Jerdo Mapes (first appearance); Alyce Carters (first appearance)
Genre detective
Pencils Alice Kirkpatrick?
Inks Alice Kirkpatrick?