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Issue Details

Issue #3
Published November 1942
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing Ned Pines

Cover Details

12 page Pyroman story "The Mars Factor"

Characters V: Adolf Hitler, Nazis, Schnubel (I, D), Boxer and another agent (I, D for both)
Synopsis Adolf Hitler comes up with the idea to use Mars to help defeat America. He pays Schnubel to use a projector he has developed that can simulate Mars' atmosphere on earth. Schnubel uses his projector on the city and it is up to Pyroman to figure out how to stop him.
Genre Superhero
Notes First sentence in the story is "Dick Martin, a young research student, is mistakenly charged with murder and electrocuted!".
Reprinted in Golden-Age Men of Mystery (AC, 1996 series) #9 (1998) [in black and white]

1 page text story "The Law Dog"

Script Tex Mumford
Letters typeset

13 page Doc Strange story "The Mystery Submarine"

Characters V: Nomura (I), Japanese

13 page Black Terror story "Carney's Graft Racket"

Characters V: Augie Carney, Lt. Dean (I for both); I: Adam Green, Chase (both D)

1 page text story "Baldur Takes the Cake"

Script Charles S. Strong
Letters typeset

11 page Liberator story "The Garroter"

Characters V: The Garroter, Torquo, Kranz (I for all)

1 page text story "Roll Out the Barrels"

Characters Jimmy Blue
Script Sam Brant
Letters typeset

10 page Captain Future story "The Scourge Strikes"

Characters V: The Scourge (I, D?)