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Issue Details

Issue #14
Published September 1940
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing Ed Cronin
Notes editor from Feature 36

Cover Details

Characters Bozo the Robot; Black X; The Ray; Invisible Hood; Wings Wendall
Genre science fiction
Pencils Gill Fox
Inks Gill Fox
Notes editor from Feature 36

9 page Espionage Starring Black X story "The Legion of Living Bombs"

Characters Black X; Batu; Madame Doom; Mirov
Synopsis Black X resigns his commision due to his love for Madame Doom, but her plan to use her men as human explosives so revolts him, he changes his mind.
Genre spy
Script Will Eisner [as Erwin]
Pencils Dan Zolnerowich [as Erwin]
Inks Dan Zolnerowich
Reprinted in Art of Will Eisner, The (Kitchen Sink Press, Inc., 1982 series) #1 [1 p. only]

4 page Magno story "The Electric Paralyzer Ray"

Characters Magno; Professor Abbot
Genre superhero
Script Paul Gustavson (signed)
Pencils Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks Paul Gustavson

4 page Abdul the Arab story "Nurse and Spy"

Characters Abdul; Colonel Gerard; Hassan; Nurse Renaud; Achmed the Beduin; Lt. Picon
Genre adventure
Script Bob Powell [as Powell Roberts]
Pencils Bob Powell [as Powell Roberts]
Inks Bob Powell

2 page Archie O'Toole story "Fatima the Queen"

Characters Archie O'Toole; Fatima; Ida Clare
Genre humor; children
Script George Tuska [as Bud Thomas]
Pencils George Tuska [as Bud Thomas]
Inks George Tuska [as Bud Thomas]

4 page Clip Chance at Cliffside story "The Auto Race"

Characters Cliff; Spud; Red; Dutch; Monk
Genre sports; adventure
Script George Brenner
Pencils George Brenner
Inks George Brenner

1 page Kidding the Kids filler

Genre gags
Script Arthur Beeman (signed)
Pencils Arthur Beeman (signed)
Inks Arthur Beeman (signed)

7 page Wings Wendall story "The Invasion of Tronvik"

Characters Wings Wendall; Captain Ludz (Intro); Nazis; Lucky (a girl); Ambassador Stanton
Genre aviation
Script Vernon Henkel
Pencils Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks Vernon Henkel

6 page Ray story "Origin of the Ray"

Characters The Ray (Happy Terrill)(origin); Prof. Styne; Anton Rox (villain)
Synopsis Happy Terrill gains incredible powers when he rides a balloon through a cosmic storm in the high stratosphere.
Genre superhero
Script Will Eisner ?
Pencils Lou Fine [as E. Lectron]
Inks Lou Fine

1 page Sportraits filler "Rowdy Dick Bartell"

Characters Dick Bartell
Genre sports; fact
Script Gill Fox
Pencils Gill Fox (signed)
Inks Gill Fox

5 page Invisible Justice story "The Invisible Death"

Characters Kent Thurston; John Wallace; Renly; Darke; Matt; Spike
Genre superhero
Script Art Pinajian
Pencils Art Pinajian [as Art Gordon]
Inks Art Pinajian

4 page Chic Carter story "Mountain of Madness"

Characters Chic Carter; Grayson (Intro, Dies)
Genre detective
Script Vernon Henkel
Pencils Vernon Henkel
Inks Vernon Henkel

2 page Jimmy Christian text story "Mystery of the Mine"

Characters Jimmy Christian
Genre adventure
Script Robert M. Hyatt ?
Letters typeset

6 page Purple Trio story "The Message In the Rug"

Characters The Purple Trio (Tiny Todd; Rocky Hill; Warren)
Genre adventure
Script S. M. Iger [as S. M. Regi]
Pencils Alex Blum
Inks Alex Blum

2 page Wun Cloo story "Knocky Knish"

Characters Wun Cloo; Knocky Knish
Genre humor; detective
Script Gill Fox
Pencils Gill Fox (signed)
Inks Gill Fox

7 page Bozo the Robot story "The Monster From the Graveyards"

Characters Hugh Hazzard; Bozo; Brutus (a monster; Intro, Dies)
Genre science fiction
Script George Brenner
Pencils George Brenner [as Wayne Reid]
Inks George Brenner
Notes swiped from FRANKENSTEIN