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Issue Details

Issue #87
Published April 1945
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 60
Editing Gwen Hansen

Cover Details

Characters Doll Man [Darrel Dane]
Genre superhero
Pencils Al Bryant
Inks Al Bryant

13 page Doll Man story "The Merry Maze of Murder"

Characters Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Conroy (first appearance; villain); Merry Hart (first appearance); Ned Byrd (first appearance)
Genre superhero

7 page Blimpy story "Cannibal Cuisine"

Characters Blimpy; T. Abercrombo Gitch (first appearance; villain); Throckmorton (first appearance; villain)
Genre humor
Script Al Stahl
Pencils Al Stahl
Inks Al Stahl

6 page Swing Sisson story "Musical Sheriff of Murder Gap"

Characters Swing Sisson; Jem Hawkins (first appearance); Pistol Pete Martin (first appearance; villain)
Genre humor; detective
Script Vernon Henkel
Pencils Vernon Henkel
Inks Vernon Henkel

3 page Lala Palooza story

Genre humor
Script Bernard Dibble
Pencils Bernard Dibble
Inks Bernard Dibble

6 page Perky story "The Land of Poker"

Characters Perky; The Joker (first appearance)
Genre fantasy
Script Sid Lazarus
Pencils Sid Lazarus
Inks Sid Lazarus
Notes The Joker is not the Batman villain!

4 page Mickey Finn story

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

2 page Perry Scott text story "Old Eric's Ghost"

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

1 page Poison Ivy story "The Super Dooper Jeep"

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

5 page Spin Shaw story "A Battle Over Silk Stockings?"

Characters Spin Shaw [Capt. S. R. "Spin" Shaw]; Sugi San (first appearance); another girl (first appearance); Admiral Shanso (first appearance; villain); the Japanese (villains)
Genre aviation

2 page Big Top story

Genre Humor
Script Bernard Dibble
Pencils Bernard Dibble
Inks Bernard Dibble

7 page Rusty Ryan story "The Japanese Hypnotist"

Characters Rusty Ryan; Alababa; Pierpont Lee; A hypnotist (first appearance; villain)
Genre spy; adventure; children
Pencils Bill Quackenbush
Inks Bill Quackenbush