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Issue Details

Issue #8
Published May-June 1952
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 36
Editing Richard E. Hughes

Cover Details

Genre Adventure

8 page Ace Carter Adventurer story "Buried gold is an old story to Ace Carter..."

Characters Ace Carter; Chadwick; Clifford Onslow; Duke; Dr. Horace Putnam; Dru Williams
Synopsis Ace Carter is suspicious of Clifford Onslow and his plan to dig up pirate gold.
Genre Adventure

2 page Pirates Against America filler

Characters Yusuf of Tripoli; Commodore Edward Preble (August 15, 1761 - August 25, 1807); Stephan Decatur
Synopsis Story of how Commodore Preble put and end to the Barbary Pirates.
Genre Period; Pirate; Fact

9 page Lance Larson Soldier of Fortune story

Characters Lance Larson; General Kurt Wiegand (Ex-Nazi); Kheir El Hafsid; Ahmed; Marla
Synopsis Lance Larson is sent to stop a plot by ex-Nazi soldiers to steal an American bomber and use it to ignite World War Three.
Genre Adventure

3 page story "Patriot Spy"

Characters Nathan Hale (June 6, 1755 - September 22, 1776); General Heath; George Washington (February 22, 1732 - December 14, 1799)
Synopsis Biography of Nathan Hale and his role in the Revolutionary War.
Genre War; Bio

2 page text story "Lance and the Ants"

Letters Typeset

8 page Captain Crossbones story

Characters Captain Crossbones; Queen Elizabeth; Lady Nancy; Duke; Theeta Princess of Sulu
Synopsis A disguised Lady Nancy is captured by the Spanish and must be rescued by Captain Crossbones.
Genre Period; Pirate
Pencils Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks Ogden Whitney (signed)