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Issue Details

Issue #31
Published February 1942
Cover Price 0.10
Pages 68
Editing Gil Fox
Notes Gil Fox listed as editor in Police #7. Sequences re-ordered by Gary Watson, May 2009.

Cover Details

Characters Midnight; Doc Wackey; Gabby; Ray; Black X; Wings Wendall; Rookie Rankin
Genre superhero; adventure
Pencils Gil Fox
Inks Gil Fox
Notes Gil Fox listed as editor in Police #7. Sequences re-ordered by Gary Watson, May 2009.

9 page Ray story "Who Is Monsieur Le Rat?"

Characters Monsieur Le Rat; Ray; Bud; Sue Saunders
Synopsis Searching for spies in Syria, while competing with Sue Saunders of the New York Star.
Genre superhero
Pencils Lou Fine
Inks Lou Fine
Notes Bud now knows the Ray's secret identity.

6 page Rookie Rankin story "Burly Monahan"

Characters Rookie Rankin; Ma Rankin; Burly Monahan; Sgt. Burns; Riley
Synopsis Burly Monahan is out on parole and gunning for Rookie.
Genre detective
Pencils Arthur Peddy (signed)
Inks Arthur Peddy

1 page Archie O'Toole filler

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

5 page Jester story "Caraso's Gambling Joint"

Characters Jester; Caraso; McGinty
Synopsis The Jester shuts down an illegal gambling joint masquerading as a charity.
Genre superhero
Script Paul Gustavson
Pencils Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks Paul Gustavson

5 page Wildfire story "Snow Valley"

Characters Wildfire; Mickey Keene
Synopsis Criminals try to kidnap young movie star Micky Keene in Snow Valley.
Genre superhero
Script Robert Turner (signed)
Pencils Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks Jim Mooney

5 page Invisible Justice story "Professor Watson's Secret"

Characters Kent Thurston; Rogar; Jane Watson; Yar
Synopsis Rogar wants to know where Prof Watson's lab is so he kidnaps Jane in order to blackmail the Prof.
Genre superhero
Script Art Pinajian
Pencils Art Pinajian [as Art Gordon]
Inks Art Pinajian

6 page Midnight story "The Transmutation Machine"

Characters Midnight; Doc Wackey; Gabby; Spade; Weasel
Synopsis Doc's latest invention can transmute matter from one element to another. Just the thing Spade and Weasel are looking for.
Genre superhero; adventure
Script Jack Cole
Pencils Jack Cole (signed)
Inks Jack Cole

6 page Espionage Starring Black X story "The Mysterious Radio Station"

Characters Black X; Col. Atwater; Batu; Madame Doom; Herr Klotz
Synopsis Klotz and his spies occupy a secret floor in the Cronin building.
Genre spy
Pencils Witmer Williams [as Will Erwin]
Inks Witmer Williams [as Will Erwin]

1 page Wun Cloo filler

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

5 page Purple Trio story "Bull Karten"

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

2 page Jimmy Christian text story "The Monster"

Letters typeset

6 page Wings Wendall story "The Deadly Atomic Bomb"

Characters The Red Menace; Wings Wendall; Diane Westcott
Synopsis The Red Menace has a deadly atomic bomb with which he plans to conquer the world.
Genre aviation
Script Vernon Henkel
Pencils Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks Vernon Henkel

7 page Bozo the Robot story "The Noiseless Explosive"

Characters Hugh Hazzard; Bozo the Robot; Kurt; Eric; Alan Hall
Synopsis Hugh and Bozo track down two spies who shot a security guard in a defense plant. They kidnap an american scientist and force him to make a new explosive.
Genre science fiction
Script George Brenner
Pencils George Brenner [as Wayne Reid]
Inks George Brenner