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Issue Details

Issue #v2#5 [17]
Published July 1943
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing William DeGrouchy
Notes #17; part photo cover

Cover Details

Pencils Jack Binder
Inks Jack Binder
Notes #17; part photo cover

20 page Doc Savage story "The Skull Strikes"

Characters Doc Savage; Monk; Ham; Myrtle Rose; The Skull (villain)
Pencils Jack Binder?
Inks Jack Binder?

8 page story "Meet the Manager of Duffy's Tavern, Ed Gardner"

Genre Fact; Biography

6 page Astron, Crocodile Queen story "The Seven Witches"

Characters Astron; The Seven Witches (first appearance; villains; one death)

7 page Gobs o' Fun story "The Marines Have Landed"

Script Ed Gruskin
Pencils Charles Wessell
Inks Charles Wessell

9 page Ajax the Sun Man story "Fire By Sabotage"

Characters Ajax
Synopsis Ajax assumes secret i.d. of Jim Wilson, fireman.
Script Ed Gruskin

8 page story "James J. Jeffries"

Genre Sports
Script Thornton Fisher
Pencils Thornton Fisher
Inks Thornton Fisher
Letters Thornton Fisher

2 page text article "Ski Rangers"

Script The Sharpshooter
Letters typeset