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Issue Details

Issue #26
Published September 1941
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing Ed Cronin
Notes Ed Cronin listed as editor in Police #2

Cover Details

Characters The Ray; Black X; Midnight; Wings Wendall
Genre science fiction
Pencils Gill Fox
Inks Gill Fox
Notes Ed Cronin listed as editor in Police #2

9 page Ray story "Cyanide and Sabotage"

Characters Ray; Alan Hale (Dies); Bud
Genre superhero
Pencils Lou Fine
Inks Lou Fine

6 page Midnight story "The Oil Well Murder"

Characters Midnight; Doc Wackey; Gabby; Hobbs, Chad, Butch; J. A. Carlson
Genre superhero; adventure
Script Jack Cole
Pencils Jack Cole (signed)
Inks Jack Cole
Letters Jack Cole

1 page Archie O'Toole filler "Smoking Will Stunt Your Growth"

Genre humor; children
Script John Devlin
Pencils John Devlin
Inks John Devlin

5 page Jester story "The Remote Control Murder"

Characters Jester; Terry Mills; Mr. Mills ; Mulligan; Scrapper
Genre superhero
Script Paul Gustavson
Pencils Paul Gustavson
Inks Paul Gustavson

5 page Invisible Justice story "War of the Waterbugs"

Characters Kent Thurston; Zergon; Prof. Saxon, Miss Saxon
Genre superhero
Script Art Pinajian
Pencils Art Pinajian [as Art Gordon]
Inks Art Pinajian

5 page Purple Trio story "Enter: Davy Jones"

Characters Warren; Tiny; Rocky; Curly and his gang (Intro for all); Angela Baker
Genre adventure
Script S. M. Iger [as S. M. Regi]
Pencils Alex Blum
Inks Alex Blum

6 page Espionage Starring Black X story "Vendetta With Franz Wenzel"

Characters Black X; Batu; Madame Doom; Franz Wenzel; Fritz; Col. Atwater
Genre spy
Script Witmer Williams
Pencils Witmer Williams [as Erwin]
Inks Witmer Williams

1 page Wun Cloo filler "Help!"

Genre humor; detective
Script Jack Cole
Pencils Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns]
Inks Jack Cole
Letters Jack Cole

5 page Wildfire story "The Midville Orphanage Murder"

Characters Wildfire; Silas Raddo
Genre superhero
Script Robert Turner (signed)
Pencils Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks Jim Mooney

6 page Wings Wendall story "The Wreck of the Defense Limited"

Characters Wings Wendall; Anton Schreck, Karlo; Pete and Mary Phillips
Genre aviation
Script Vernon Henkel
Pencils Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks Vernon Henkel
Notes out of costume now

2 page Jimmy Christian text story "Jimmy Solves the Hex"

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

6 page Rookie Rankin story "The Daily Star Shakedown"

Characters Rookie Rankin; Rita; Ma Rankin
Genre detective
Pencils Arthur Peddy [as Kenneth Julian]
Inks Arthur Peddy

7 page Bozo the Robot story "The Revenge of Akim Toroff"

Characters Hugh Hazzard; Bozo the Robot; Akim Topoff; Toto
Genre science fiction
Script George Brenner
Pencils George Brenner [as Wayne Reid]
Inks George Brenner