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Issue Details

Issue #48
Published September 1941
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing Ed Cronin

Cover Details

Characters Doll Man [Darrel Dane]
Genre superhero
Pencils Reed Crandall?
Inks Reed Crandall?

9 page Doll Man story "Trouble In South America"

Characters Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Ernst Muller (first appearance; villain); Hermann (first appearance; villain); other Nazis (first appearance; villains)
Genre superhero
Pencils Reed Crandall
Inks Reed Crandall

2 page Big Top story

Genre Humor
Script Joe Devlin
Pencils Joe Devlin
Inks Joe Devlin

5 page Samar story "The Feast of Azoga"

Characters Samar; The Wambu chief (first appearance; villain; death); a trader (first appearance; villain; death)
Genre jungle
Pencils Max Elkan
Inks Max Elkan

5 page Zero story "Duel of the Ghosts"

Characters Zero; Jim Dolan (first appearance); Dolan (first appearance; a ghost); Jim Dolan's cousin (first appearance; villain; a ghost)
Pencils Al Bryant
Inks Al Bryant

4 page Dusty Dane story "Lighthouse of Doom"

Characters Dusty Dane; Julius Korn (first appearance; death); Slimey (first appearance; death); their gang (first appearance; all die)
Genre adventure
Script Vernon Henkel
Pencils Vernon Henkel
Inks Vernon Henkel

1 page Homer Doodle and Son story

Genre Gags
Script Arthur Beeman
Pencils Arthur Beeman
Inks Arthur Beeman

5 page USA story "Masquerade of Treason"

Characters USA (last appearance); Allen Marshall (first appearance); Richter and his gang (first appearance; villains)
Genre superhero
Pencils Maurice Gutwirth
Inks Maurice Gutwirth

2 page Lala Palooza story

Genre humor
Script Joe Devlin
Pencils Joe Devlin
Inks Joe Devlin

5 page Reynolds of the Mounted story "Arson At Settler's Valley"

Characters Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP; Flatfoot Charlie (first appearance); Dan Carter (first appearance); Chief Black Hawk (first appearance); Thorpe and his gang (first appearance; villains)
Genre western
Pencils Art Pinajian
Inks Art Pinajian

5 page Capt. Bruce Blackburn, Counterspy story "Telltale Tunnel"

Characters Capt. Bruce Blackburn; Sonya (villain); Carl (first appearance; villain)
Genre adventure; spy
Script Harry Campbell
Pencils Harry Campbell
Inks Harry Campbell

4 page Fargo Kid story "The Transvestite Bandit"

Characters The Fargo Kid [Tim Turner]; Sheriff Baxter (first appearance); Cal (first appearance; villain)
Pencils Alex Koda
Inks Alex Koda

2 page Perry Scott text story "Sea Killer"

Characters Perry Scott
Genre adventure
Script Robert M. Hyatt?
Letters typeset

4 page Mickey Finn story

Genre sitcom
Script Lank Leonard
Pencils Lank Leonard
Inks Lank Leonard
Notes strip reprints

2 page Poison Ivy story "Stand-In For Gill Fox"

Characters Poison Ivy; Gill Fox; Ham Berger (first appearance; villain)
Genre humor
Script Gill Fox
Pencils Gill Fox
Inks Gill Fox

4 page Rusty Ryan story "The Refugee Teacher"

Characters Rusty Ryan; Mr. Abrams (first appearance); Hans and his spy ring (first appearance; villains)
Genre spy; adventure; children
Script Paul Gustavson
Pencils Paul Gustavson
Inks Paul Gustavson

5 page Spin Shaw story "The Vanishing Planes"

Characters Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]
Genre aviation
Pencils Clark Williams
Inks Clark Williams