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Issue Details

Issue #4
Published May 1940
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing Victor Fox

Cover Details

Characters Cosmic Carson
Genre sci-fi
Pencils Joe Simon
Inks Joe Simon

12 page Dynamo story "The Wire of Doom"

Characters The Leader (first appearance; villain)
Script Dick Briefer?
Pencils Dick Briefer
Inks Dick Briefer

8 page Eagle story "Prof. Piccardo Will Ascend Into Stratosphere"

Characters G-13 and other spies (first appearance; villains; death); Prof. Piccardo (first appearance)

8 page Cosmic Carson story "The Attack of Iako"

Characters V: Iako (I); I: Elramis, Major Lang
Script Jack Kirby; Joe Simon?
Pencils Jack Kirby
Inks Jack Kirby
Letters Jack Kirby
Notes Storyline never resolved. "Joe Simon?" removed from Inks credit. Pencils, inks, letters credits by Greg Theakston.
Reprinted in Complete Jack Kirby (Pure Imagination, 1997 series) #1; in Golden-Age Greats (AC, 1994 series) #12

8 page Perisphere Payne story "The Stolen City"

Characters Bonto (first appearance; villain; death); Janice (first appearance)
Pencils ? (Arnold Hardy)

8 page Marga story "Ivory City"

Characters Ishta (first appearance; villain; death)
Pencils Emil Gershwin?
Inks Emil Gershwin?

2 page Comet Frank text story "The Capellian War Monster"

Characters Comet Frank (first appearance)
Script Martin A. Brusten
Letters typeset

8 page Dr. Doom story "Attack on Jupiter"

Pencils ? (Richard Crater)

8 page Navy Jones story "Trapped By the Prime Minister"

Characters The Prime Minister (villain); Sharks Finn (first appearance; villains); Queen Nina (first appearance)
Script Bert Whitman
Pencils Bert Whitman
Inks Bert Whitman
Notes Navy Jones revealed as the great-great-grandson of Davy Jones (locker also revealed)