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Issue Details

Issue #48
Published November 1943
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 60
Editing Martin DeMuth

Cover Details

Characters Midnight; Gabby; Doc Wackey
Genre superhero; adventure
Pencils Alex Kotzky
Inks Alex Kotzky

11 page Midnight story "Sinister Menace From Mars-- Or Someplace"

Characters Midnight; Gabby; Doc Wackey; Prof Drizzpan
Synopsis Something from space lands of Prof Drizzpan's property and all he can think about is the interruption of his work.
Genre superhero; adventure
Script Paul Gustavson
Pencils Paul Gustavson
Inks Paul Gustavson

8 page Rookie Rankin story "Murder Has a Bargain Day"

Characters Rookie Rankin
Genre detective
Pencils Witmer Williams ?
Inks Witmer Williams ?

8 page Espionage Starring Black X story "a hotel lobby in Istanbul"

Characters Black X; Batu
Synopsis Black X sneaks into Japan looking for the antidote to a new poison gas.
Genre spy
Pencils Bernard Sachs
Inks Bernard Sachs

1 page Archie O'Toole story

Genre humor; kid
Script Bernard Dibble
Pencils Bernard Dibble
Inks Bernard Dibble

7 page Daffy story

Characters Deke Parsons; Daffy Dill; Eph
Synopsis Deke tries to make money by staging a wrestling contest. The prize? Daffy.
Genre humor; wrestling
Script Bart Tumey
Pencils Bart Tumey
Inks Bart Tumey

4 page Lady Luck story "I understand human nature"

Characters Lady Luck; Big Bernie
Genre superhero
Script Klaus Nordling
Pencils Klaus Nordling (signed)
Inks Klaus Nordling
Notes Narrated by a goldfish
Reprinted from Spirit, The (Register and Tribune Syndicate, 1940 series) #?

2 page Jimmy Christian text story "The Camera Is the Judge"

Genre adventure
Letters typeset

1 page Wun Cloo story

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

7 page Marksman story "Frauline Halunke"

Characters Marksman; Frauline Halunke; Vorka; Schlagen
Genre war; adventure
Script Fred Guardineer
Pencils Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks Fred Guardineer

7 page Jester, The story "Ribbing Racketeers"

Characters Jester; J. J. Pilbeam; Gibb Greiner; McGinty
Genre superhero