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Issue Details

Issue #6
Published October 1939
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing Victor Fox

Cover Details

Characters The Flame [Gary Preston]
Genre Superhero
Pencils Lou Fine
Inks Lou Fine

9 page The Flame story "The Arson Ring of Mr. Crass"

Characters The Flame [Gary Preston]; Bonnie Lane (introduction); J. B. Crass (villain, introduction, death)
Script Will Eisner ? [as Basil Berold] (signed)
Pencils Lou Fine
Inks Lou Fine
Reprinted in Flame, The (Fox, 1940 series) #1; in Golden-Age Men of Mystery (AC, 1996 series) #4

8 page Yarko the Great story "The Blood Flower"

Characters Yarko the Great; Li Wan; Wang; Lailani and other vampiresses (villains, introduction)
Synopsis Yarko and Li Wan go to Tibet in search of the Hoshai Plant (a flower with human blood). They are captured by Lailani and her group of vampiresses and Yarko has to pit his power of hypnotism against hers.
Genre Occult
Script Will Eisner ?
Pencils Bob Powell ?
Inks Bob Powell ?
Reprinted in Golden-Age Men of Mystery (AC, 1996 series) #12 (1999) [reprint title: "[Tibet--Land of Mystery...a barren expanse surrounded...]", in black and white]

6 page Shorty Shortcake story "The Guatemala Gold Mine Caper"

Characters Shorty Shortcake
Genre adventure
Script S. M. Iger [as Jerry Williams] (signed)
Pencils S. M. Iger [as Jerry Williams] (signed)
Inks S. M. Iger [as Jerry Williams] (signed)

6 page Patty O'Day story "The Hawaiian Volcano Eruption"

Characters Patty O'Day; Blandon (villain, introduction)
Genre adventure
Script Claire Moe
Pencils Claire Moe
Inks Claire Moe

6 page Dr. Fung story "The Death of Khan Gen-Kee"

Characters Dr. Fung; Lotus Flower (introduction, death); Khan Gen-Kee (villain, introduction, death); Loti Gen-Kee [called Lio-San in this story] (villain, introduction)
Genre adventure
Script Bob Powell [as Arthur Dean] (signed)
Pencils Bob Powell [Arthur Dean] (signed)
Inks Bob Powell [as Arthur Dean] (signed)

2 page none text story "Tommy Taylor In Tibet"

Characters Tommy Taylor
Genre adventure
Script S. M. Iger (signed)
Pencils Bob Powell (spot illustration)
Inks Bob Powell (spot illustration)
Letters typeset

5 page Tex Maxon story "Indian Drums Throb Along Bar-9"

Characters Tex Mason; Olsen (villain, introduction, death); Frisby (villain, introduction, death)
Genre Western
Script Munson Paddock ? [as Cecilia Munson] (signed)
Pencils Munson Paddock ?
Inks Munson Paddock ?

2 page Don Quixote story "Takes the Air"

Characters Don Quixote
Genre adventure

5 page K-51 Spies At War story "The Sinking of the S-1"

Genre adventure
Script Will Eisner ? [as Willis B. Rensie] (signed)
Pencils Bob Powell ?
Inks Bob Powell ?

5 page Mob Buster Robinson story "The Kidnapping of Mary Sloan"

Characters Mob Buster Robinson (District Attorney); John Sloan (death, Mary's father); Mary Sloan; Nick Dixon (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis D.A. Robinson, after hearing that a young girl has been kidnapped for ransom, but the father can't pay it and is killed, gets on the trail of the girl, but nearly loses his own life in the process.
Script ? [as Larry Vance] (signed)
Pencils George Tuska
Inks George Tuska
Reprinted in Golden Age Greats Spotlight: The Big 3 (AC, 2003 series) #4 (2009)

7 page Spark Stevens story "The Poaching Junks"

Characters Spark Stevens
Script Klaus Nordling
Pencils Klaus Nordling
Inks Klaus Nordling