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Issue Details

Issue #33
Published May 1942
Cover Price 0.10
Pages 68
Editing Gil Fox

Cover Details

Characters Midnight; The Ray; Wings Wendall; Bozo The Robot
Genre superhero; adventure
Pencils Gil Fox
Inks Gil Fox

9 page Ray story "American Correspondent, Prisoner of Japs!"

Characters Ray; Bud
Synopsis Hap gets shot down while broadcasting coverage over the Pacific and is picked up by the Japs.
Genre superhero
Pencils Lou Fine
Inks Lou Fine

6 page Espionage Starring Black X story "Bomber Test"

Characters Black X
Synopsis Black X is supposed to help test a new Bomber but it is stolen by the Japs, with him in it!
Genre spy
Pencils Alex Kotzky
Inks Alex Kotzky

1 page Archie O'Toole filler

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

5 page Bozo the Robot story "The Radio Controlled Bomb"

Characters Bozo; Hugh Hazzard
Synopsis Hugh and Bozo have to stop the Nazis from stealing a new weapon.
Genre science fiction
Script George Brenner
Pencils George Brenner
Inks George Brenner

5 page Wildfire story "Rocky Lloyd"

Characters Wildfire; Rocky Lloyd; Mr. Martin; Mrs. Martin
Synopsis Carol and her family are trapped in a Colorado cavern with some escaped criminals.
Genre superhero
Script Robert Turner (signed)
Pencils Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks Jim Mooney

5 page Jester story "Tire Thieves"

Characters McGinty; Jester
Genre superhero
Script Paul Gustavson
Pencils Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks Paul Gustavson

6 page Midnight story "Deep in the Everglades of Florida"

Characters Midnight; Doc Wackey; Gabby; Jungle Queen
Synopsis A white jungle queen hides a tribe of Africans in the Everglades, not realizing slavery has been abolished.
Genre superhero; adventure
Script Jack Cole (signed)
Pencils Jack Cole (signed)
Inks Jack Cole

1 page Wun Cloo filler

Genre humor; detective
Script Jack Cole
Pencils Jack Cole
Inks Jack Cole

5 page Purple Trio story "Mrs. Van Norten's Party"

Characters Tiny; Warren; Rocky; Fugi; Mrs. Van Norten; Prof. Dawson
Synopsis Japanese servants are secretly spies trying to kidnap Mrs. Van Norten's guests.
Genre adventure
Script S. M. Iger
Pencils Alex Blum
Inks Alex Blum

6 page Wings Wendall story "In Alaska"

Characters Wings Wendall
Synopsis Wings stops a Japanese invasion of Alaska.
Genre aviation
Script Vernon Henkel (signed)
Pencils Vernon Henkel (signed)
Inks Vernon Henkel

2 page Jimmy Christian text story "The Nightmare Cruise"

Letters typeset

6 page Rookie Rankin story "The Wrong German"

Characters Rookie Rankin; Sgt. Burns; Reicher; Joan
Synopsis Rookie is sent to pick up an alien but gets the wrong one, and then gets locked up in the basement.
Genre detective
Pencils Arthur Peddy (signed)
Inks Arthur Peddy

7 page Marksman story "The Russian Traitor"

Characters The Marksman [Baron Povalski] (introduction); Gadjoff; Vorka
Synopsis Baron Povalski disguises himself as Major Hurtz so that he can fight to save his native Poland, but he is also the Marksman.
Genre war; adventure
Script Bob Powell?
Pencils Ed Cronin (signed)
Inks Ed Cronin