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Issue Details

Issue #27
Published October 1941
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing Ed Cronin ?

Cover Details

Characters Ray; Midnight; Black X; Bozo; Rookie Rankin; Jester; Wings Wendall
Genre superhero
Pencils Gill Fox ?
Inks Gill Fox ?

9 page The Ray story "The Atom Smasher"

Characters Ray; Bud; Dr. Kompf; Hugo
Synopsis The Ray battles fifth columnists who have a mobile atom-smasher.
Genre superhero
Pencils Reed Crandall
Inks Reed Crandall

6 page Espionage Starring Black X story "Good Neighborliness"

Characters Black X; Batu; Madame Doom; Shulman; Col. Atwater
Synopsis Black X battles Madame Doom in Mexico.
Genre spy
Pencils Wit Williams ?
Inks Wit Williams ?

1 page Archie O'Toole story "You are to join the Army"

Characters Archie; Stanislouse
Genre humor; kid
Pencils John Devlin?
Inks John Devlin?

5 page Jester, The story "The Debutante's Masquerade Ball"

Characters Jester; McGinty; Purdy Stone
Synopsis The Jester breaks up a robbery at the ball.
Genre superhero
Pencils Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks Paul Gustavson

5 page Wildfire story "The Fire Cult"

Characters Wildfire; The Fire-Devil
Genre superhero
Script Robert Turner
Pencils Jim Mooney
Inks Jim Mooney

6 page Purple Trio story "The Trio Splits Up"

Characters Rocky; Warren; Tiny
Synopsis The Trio split up to look for work but are reunited in a three way collision.
Genre adventure
Pencils Alex Blum ? [as S.M. Regi]
Inks Alex Blum ? [as S.M. Regi]

6 page Midnight story "The Ghost of Robin Hood"

Characters Midnight; Doc Wackey; Gabby; Ghost of Robin Hood (villain); Van Topps
Synopsis An archer decides to steal from the rich- and keep it.
Genre superhero; adventure
Pencils Jack Cole (signed)
Inks Jack Cole

6 page Wings Wendall story "The Bacteria Shipment"

Characters Wings Wendal; Spinner Benson; Captain Kargas
Synopsis Wings puts a stop to an enemy germ warfare plan.
Genre aviation
Pencils Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks Vernon Henkel

6 page Rookie Rankin story "The Bombers"

Characters Rookie Rankin; Igor; Sgt. Burns
Synopsis Rookie uncovers a bunch of terrorists planning to plant bombs throughout the city.
Genre detective
Pencils Arthur Peddy? [as Kenneth Julian]
Inks Arthur Peddy? [as Kenneth Julian]

2 page Jimmy Christian text story "The Secret of the Mountain"

Genre adventure
Letters typeset
Notes text story

1 page Wun Cloo story

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

5 page Invisible Justice story "The White Wizard"

Characters Invisible Hood; White Wizard; Dr. Bond
Genre superhero
Pencils Art Pinajian ? [as Art Gordon]
Inks Art Pinajian ? [as Art Gordon]

7 page Bozo the Robot story "The Super Explosive"

Characters Bozo; Hugh Hazzard; Dr. Ezra Cade; Zork; Gibbles; Hitz
Genre science fiction
Pencils George Brenner ? [as Wayne Reid]
Inks George Brenner ? [as Wayne Reid]