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Issue Details

Issue #29
Published December 1941
Cover Price 0.10
Pages 68
Editing Ed Cronin

Cover Details

Characters Midnight; Gabby; Doc Wackey; Ray; Black X; Bozo; Wings Wendall; Jester; Rookie Rankin; Archie O'Toole; Purple Trio
Genre superhero; adventure
Pencils Gill Fox
Inks Gill Fox

9 page Ray story "Terror In Texas"

Characters Ray; Bud; The Chief; El Lobo (villain)
Synopsis German spies and Mexican bandits terrorize Fort Sherman, Texas
Genre superhero
Pencils Reed Crandall [as E. Lectron]
Inks Reed Crandall

6 page Rookie Rankin story "Double Trouble"

Characters Rookie Rankin; Ma Rankin; Tim; Sniffer; Louie the Louse; Sgt. Burns
Synopsis Rankin runs into a crook who looks just like him.
Genre detective
Pencils Arthur Peddy
Inks Arthur Peddy

1 page Archie O'Toole filler "Another Crackpot Job-Seeker"

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

5 page Jester story "Disaster Strikes In the Subway System"

Characters Jester; Detective McGinty
Synopsis A Mad scientist invents a machine that can make walls easy to walk through.
Genre superhero
Script Paul Gustavson
Pencils Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks Paul Gustavson

5 page Wildfire story "In Hollywood"

Characters Wildfire; Martin Conway
Synopsis Wildfire battles arsonists at a movie studio.
Genre superhero
Script Robert Turner (signed)
Pencils Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks Jim Mooney

5 page Invisible Justice story "King Damba and His Fortress of Doom"

Characters Kent Thurston; Mamma Le Blanc; Wagner; Lopez
Synopsis The Invisible Hood breaks up an enemy sub base in the Caribbean
Genre superhero
Script Art Pinajian
Pencils Art Pinajian [as Art Gordon]
Inks Art Pinajian

6 page Midnight story "The Return of Chango!"

Characters Midnight; Doc Wackey; Gabby; Chango
Genre superhero; adventure
Script Jack Cole
Pencils Jack Cole (signed)
Inks Jack Cole

6 page Wings Wendall story "In China"

Characters Wings Wendall; Bullet Plane; Agent 5; Miss Sanders
Synopsis Wings flies to China to rescue an American agent
Genre aviation
Script Vernon Henkel
Pencils Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks Vernon Henkel

1 page Wun Cloo filler "Fifth and Vine"

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

5 page Purple Trio story "Mexican Curio Shop"

Characters Rocky; Warren; Tiny; Pedro Martinez
Genre adventure
Script S. M. Iger [as S. M. Regi]
Pencils Alex Blum
Inks Alex Blum

2 page Jimmy Christian text story "The Fiery Warning"

Genre adventure
Script Robert M. Hyatt
Letters typeset

6 page Espionage Starring Black X story "Lord Otterlake"

Characters Black X; Batu; Col. Atwater; Madame Doom; Lord Otterlake
Synopsis Madame Doom tries to replace Lord Otterlake with one of her own men.
Genre spy
Pencils Witmer Williams [as Will Erwin]
Inks Witmer Williams

7 page Bozo the Robot story "Death Penalty For Spies"

Characters Bozo; Hugh Hazzard; Senator Janes; Emil Kurt
Synopsis When Senator Janes proposes the death penalty for spies, his life is in danger.
Genre science fiction
Script George Brenner
Pencils George Brenner [as Wayne Reid]
Inks George Brenner