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Issue Details

Issue #49
Published March 1943
Cover Price $0.10
Pages 68
Editing John F. Byrne (Editor); S. M. Iger (Art Director)

Cover Details - "Empire of the Hairy Ones"

Genre jungle
Pencils Nick Cardy?
Inks Nick Cardy?

12 page Sheena story Empire of the Hairy Ones ["A deafening roar of rage.. The mighty bellow..."]

Characters Bob; Chief Wala; Chim; Tambi; Rogo; Tagar
Genre jungle
Script ? [as W. Morgan Thomas]
Pencils Robert Webb
Inks Robert Webb; Ann Brewster? on Sheena
Notes The story title is taken from the cover.

8 page ZX-5 Spies In Action story "Only a Hindu idol..but it holds a..."

Characters Jaral; Sari Rambov; Herr Vogel
Genre spy
Script ? [as Major Thorpe]
Pencils Mort Leav
Inks Mort Leav; Al Bryant?

6 page Midnight The Wild Black Stallion story "A coyote's howl across the open range.. a..."

Characters Rick; Helen; The Cactus Killer
Genre western
Script ? [as West Erner]
Pencils Alex Blum
Inks Alex Blum; ?

6 page Stuart Taylor story "Poison"

Characters Laura; Lucrezia Borgia; Dr. Hayward; Alphonso; Duke Ferrara
Genre science fiction
Script ? [as Curt Davis]
Pencils Arthur Peddy
Inks Arthur Peddy?

6 page Tom, Dick, and Harry story "Let the guns roar till their barrels burst..."

Genre war
Script ? [as Jed Maxwell]
Pencils Alex Blum
Inks Alex Blum; ?

7 page Inspector Dayton story "Saybrook.. the ambitious, unscrupulous director of a famous..."

Characters Saybrook; Cobb; Darrel; Sybil Adams; The Creep
Genre detective
Script ? [as Geo. Thatcher]
Pencils Rafael Astarita
Inks Rafael Astarita

2 page text story "The Plates of Death"

Genre crime
Script Leslie Mitchell
Letters Typeset

6 page The Hawk story "Slavery.. the curse of civilization.. but when Captain..."

Characters Sir Albert Weeks; Captain Tate; Lucy Weeks; Baxter; Jeremy
Genre period
Script ? [as Willis Rensie]
Pencils Rafael Astarita
Inks Rafael Astarita

10 page The Ghost Gallery story "The blueprint for disaster was drawn when yellow..."

Characters Joyce Gilbert; Fred Gilbert; Wilbur Sayre; Ned Murrey
Genre mystery
Script ? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils Bob Hebberd
Inks Bob Hebberd