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Issue Details

Issue #50
Published November 1941
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing Ed Cronin

Cover Details

Characters Doll Man [Darrel Dane]
Genre superhero
Pencils John Cassone?
Inks John Cassone?

9 page Doll Man story "The Final Act of Mr. Grimm"

Characters Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Grimm (first appearance; death); The Nazis (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 Curse of the Death Devil"

Characters Samar; Benton (first appearance); An agent of the Homburg Rubber Company (first appearance; villain; death)
Genre jungle
Pencils Max Elkan
Inks Max Elkan

5 page Zero story "The Gibson Street Ghoul"

Characters Zero; A ghost (first appearance); John Stewart (first appearance; death); Betty Stewart (first appearance); The Gibson Street Ghoul [Moss] (first appearance; villain; death)
Pencils Al Bryant
Inks Al Bryant

4 page Dusty Dane story "To Save a Convoy"

Characters Dusty Dane (last appearance); a first mate (first appearance; villain); the Nazis (villains)
Genre adventure
Script Vernon Henkel
Pencils Vernon Henkel
Inks Vernon Henkel

6 page Swing Sisson story "Acid and Extortion"

Characters Swing Sisson; Gilda Kay (first appearance); An extortion gang (first appearance; villain)
Genre humor; detective
Script Phil Martin
Pencils Phil Martin
Inks Phil Martin

2 page Lala Palooza story

Genre humor
Script Joe Devlin
Pencils Joe Devlin
Inks Joe Devlin

5 page Reynolds of the Mounted story "The Escape of Romer"

Characters Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP; Romer (first appearance; villain; death)
Genre western
Pencils Art Pinajian
Inks Art Pinajian

5 page Capt. Bruce Blackburn, Counterspy story "Clue of the Matches"

Characters Capt. Bruce Blackburn; Z-2 and other spies (first appearance; villains)
Genre adventure; spy
Script Harry Campbell
Pencils Harry Campbell
Inks Harry Campbell

4 page Fargo Kid story "Legree, the Dope Smuggler"

Characters The Fargo Kid [Tim Turner]; Mr. Legree (first appearance; villain); Mrs. Legree (first appearance; villain); Pedro (first appearance; villain)
Pencils Alex Koda
Inks Alex Koda

2 page Perry Scott text story "Treasure of the Khymers"

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

4 page Rusty Ryan story "The Explosive Pencils"

Characters Rusty Ryan; Hans (first appearance; villain; death); Number Two (first appearance; villain; death); Number Three (first appearance; villain)
Genre spy; adventure; children
Script Paul Gustavson
Pencils Paul Gustavson
Inks Paul Gustavson

1 page Homer Doodle and Son story

Genre Gags
Script Arthur Beeman
Pencils Arthur Beeman
Inks Arthur Beeman

1 page Poison Ivy story "Castor Oil"

Characters Poison Ivy
Genre humor
Script Gill Fox
Pencils Gill Fox
Inks Gill Fox

5 page Spin Shaw story "Chaos In Cuba"

Characters Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]; Gomez (first appearance; villain); Nazis (villains)
Genre aviation
Pencils Clark Williams
Inks Clark Williams