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Issue Details

Issue #5
Published November 1940
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing S. M. Iger

Cover Details

Genre superhero
Pencils Lou Fine
Inks Lou Fine

7 page Hercules story "Murder On the Assembly Line"

Characters V: Wolf Stead (I; no actual appearance); I: Judd Haskin
Genre superhero
Pencils Dan Zolnerowich
Inks Dan Zolnerowich

5 page Betty Bates story "Murder of a Peddler"

Characters V: Jerry Corona (I)
Script Bob Powell?
Pencils Nick Cardy
Inks Nick Cardy

7 page Strange Twins, The story "The Emerald of Egypt"

Characters I: Anitra, her father, and her fiance
Genre adventure
Script S. M. Iger
Pencils Alex Blum
Inks Alex Blum

6 page Bob and Swab story "The Panama Canal Incident"

Genre humor; adventure
Script Klaus Nordling
Pencils Klaus Nordling
Inks Klaus Nordling

6 page G-5 Super Agent story "Assignment: Quanalla"

Characters I: Gen. Gorzel, Jean Carrolla
Genre spy
Pencils Charles Sultan
Inks Charles Sultan

6 page Red Bee story "Flatboat No. 96"

Characters V: Number 26 and other gangsters (I for all); Red Bee minus his mask on splash panel
Genre superhero
Pencils Charles Nicholas?
Inks Charles Nicholas?

5 page Old Witch story "The House on the Moors"

Genre occult
Pencils John Celardo
Inks John Celardo

5 page Blaze Barton story "Voyage To Mars"

Characters V: The Martians and their king (I for all)
Genre science fiction
Pencils Maurice Gutwirth?
Inks Maurice Gutwirth?

2 page text story "Ghosts of the Unborn To-Morrow"

Script Toni Blum (Toni Boone)
Letters Typeset

6 page Jack and Jill story "Wild Goose Chase With a Real Goose"

Characters I: Suli (a cook); V: A Chinese crimelord (I)
Genre detective
Pencils John Lindermayer?
Inks John Lindermayer?

2 page Tommy Tinkle story "The Invisibility Cloak"

Characters V: Sniff
Genre humor
Pencils Arthur Beeman?
Inks Arthur Beeman?

7 page Neon the Unknown story "In a Metropolis of Madmen"

Characters V: Foreign agents (I for all)
Genre superhero
Script S. M. Iger
Pencils Alex Blum?
Inks Alex Blum?