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Issue Details

Issue #22
Published June 1942
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing S. M. Iger

Cover Details

Genre superhero
Pencils Gill Fox?
Inks Gill Fox?

9 page Stormy Foster story "Make-Up For Murder"

Characters V: Three spies (I); I: Johnson, Smithers
Genre superhero
Pencils Max Elkan
Inks Max Elkan

6 page Betty Bates story "Case of the Cat's Skeleton"

Characters V: Jabez Crane, Boho (I for both)
Pencils Al Bryant
Inks Al Bryant

5 page Bob and Swab story "Peanuts and Spies"

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

5 page Comet Kelly story "War!"

Characters I: Comet Kelly!; V: The Japanese!
Genre aviation
Script Vernon Henkel!
Pencils Vernon Henkel
Inks Vernon Henkel

6 page Red Bee story "The Silken Gang War"

Characters V: Casey and his gang, Franco and his mob (I for all)
Genre superhero
Script Clark Williams
Pencils Clark Williams
Inks Clark Williams

1 page Dan Tootin story "Painless Dentist"

Genre gag
Script Jack Cole
Pencils Jack Cole
Inks Jack Cole

7 page Ghost of Flanders story "Prisoner of Von Kimmel"

Characters Von Kimmel (Intro)
Genre occult; war
Script George Brenner
Pencils George Brenner
Inks George Brenner

5 page Strange Twins, The story "Toyota Adventure"

Characters V: Kimmel and other Nazis (I, D); in this story Toyota is an island, not a car company
Genre adventure
Script S. M. Iger
Pencils Alex Blum
Inks Alex Blum

5 page Captain Flagg story "The Coming of Captain Flagg"

Characters I: Captain Flagg (a Marine); V: The Japanese
Genre aviation
Script Toni Blum (Anthony Blum)
Pencils Nick Cardy
Inks Nick Cardy

2 page text story "Accidental Murder"

Script J. T. Flagg
Letters Typeset

1 page Tommy Tinkle filler

Genre humor
Script Arthur Beeman
Pencils Arthur Beeman
Inks Arthur Beeman

5 page Swordfish story "The Swordfish Strikes"

Characters I: Ensign Jack Smith; V: The Japanese; The Swordfish is his one-man submarine; super-graphic injury-to-eye panel, if you care about that
Genre war; adventure
Script Fred Guardineer?
Pencils Fred Guardineer (Perry Scope)
Inks Fred Guardineer

7 page Don Glory story "Bout With the Vichy French"

Characters V: Marko, Andre, and another spy (I for all); I: Sailor Dugan
Genre sports
Pencils Arthur Peddy
Inks Arthur Peddy