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  • Issue #1
    Heroic Comics (1940) 1

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    First appearances of Hydroman (art by Bill Everett), the Purple Zombie (by Tarpe Mills), and Mann of India (by Mills). Newspaper strip reprints: Reg'lar Fellers, Flyin' Jenny, Sergeant Stony Craig, Dinky Dinkerton, Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire, Bill & Davey, Daredevils of Destiny, Gordon Fife and the Boy King, and Tad of the Tanbark. Everett cover. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Heroic Comics (1940) 2

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    Bill Everett cover. Contains three original features accompanied by comic strip reprints and activity pages. In order of appearance: "Hydroman" by Bill Everett; "Reg'lar Fellers" by Gene Byrnes; "Flyin' Jenny" by Russell Keaton; "Star Flashes" by Charles Bruno; "The Purple Zombie" by Tarpe Mills; "Sergeant Stoney Craig" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; "Dinky Dinkerton" by Art Huhta (as Jim Wallace); "Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; "Slug McFee" by Jack Romer; "Mann of India" by Tarpe Mills; "Bill and Davey" by James P. McCague; "Dare-devils of Destiny" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; "Gordon Fife and the Boy King" by Bob Moore and Jim Hales; "Movie Hooey" by Jack Romer; "Amaze A Minute" by Arnold; "Tad of the Tanbark" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; and "Kitty Moran and her Hound" and "Idioddities" by Jack Romer. Indicia states "Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics". 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Heroic Comics (1940) 3

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    Bill Everett cover. Contains three original features accompanied by comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Hydroman" by Bill Everett; "Reg'lar Fellers" by Gene Byrnes; "Flyin' Jenny" by Russell Keaton; "Star Flashes" by Charles Bruno; "The Purple Zombie" by Tarpe Mills; "Sergeant Stoney Craig" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; "Dinky Dinkerton" by Art Huhta (as Jim Wallace); "Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; "Mann of India" by Tarpe Mills; "Bill and Davey" by James P. McCague; "Dare-devils of Destiny" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; "Gordon Fife and the Boy King" by Bob Moore and Jim Hales; "Amaze A Minute" by Arnold; "Tad of the Tanbark" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; and "Kitty Moran and her Hound" and "Idioddities" by Jack Romer. "Looking for Trouble" text story by E. Albert Willard, illustrated by Everett. Indicia states "Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics". 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Heroic Comics (1940) 4

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    Bill Everett cover. Contains three original features accompanied by comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Hydroman" by Bill Everett; "Flyin' Jenny" by Russell Keaton; "Screen Oddities" by Gordon Fawcett; "The Purple Zombie" by Tarpe Mills; "Sergeant Stoney Craig" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; "Reg'lar Fellers" by Gene Byrnes; "Dinky Dinkerton" by Art Huhta (as Jim Wallace); "Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; "Kitty Moran and her Hound" and "Idioddities" by Jack Romer; "Mann of India" by Tarpe Mills; "Bill and Davey" by James P. McCague; "Dare-devils of Destiny" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; "Gordon Fife and the Boy King" by Bob Moore and Jim Hales; "Amaze A Minute" by Arnold; and "Tad of the Tanbark" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer. "Dangerous Treasure" text story by Jack M. Greene, illustrated by Everett. Indicia states "Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics". 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Heroic Comics (1940) 5

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    Bill Everett cover. Contains three original features accompanied by comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Hydroman" by Bill Everett; "Reg'lar Fellers" by Gene Byrnes; "Flyin' Jenny" by Russell Keaton; "Star Flashes" by Charles Bruno; "The Purple Zombie" by Tarpe Mills; "Sergeant Stoney Craig" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; "Dinky Dinkerton" by Art Huhta (as Jim Wallace); "Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; "Idioddities" by Jack Romer; "Mann of India" by Tarpe Mills; "Bill and Davey" by James P. McCague; "Dare-devils of Destiny" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; "Gordon Fife and the Boy King" by Bob Moore and Jim Hales; "Amaze A Minute" by Arnold; "Tad of the Tanbark" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; and "Kitty Moran and her Hound" by Jack Romer. "Death in a Box" text story by E. Albert Willard, illustrated by Everett. Indicia states "Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics". 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Heroic Comics (1940) 6

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    Bill Everett cover. Contains three original features accompanied by comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Hydroman" by Bill Everett; "Flyin' Jenny" by Russell Keaton; "Screen Oddities" by Gordon Fawcett; "The Purple Zombie" by Tarpe Mills; "Sergeant Stoney Craig" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; "Reg'lar Fellers" by Gene Byrnes; "Dinky Dinkerton" by Art Huhta (as Jim Wallace); "Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; "Mann of India" by Tarpe Mills; "Bill and Davey" by James P. McCague; "Dare-devils of Destiny" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; "Gordon Fife and the Boy King" by Bob Moore and Jim Hales; "Amaze A Minute" by Arnold; "Tad of the Tanbark" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; and "Kitty Moran and her Hound" and "Idioddities" by Jack Romer. "Trouble in Sudbury" text story by E. Albert Willard. Indicia states "Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics". 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Heroic Comics (1940) 7

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    Bill Everett cover. Origin and first appearance of Man O'Metal. Contains four original features accompanied by comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Hydroman" by Bill Everett; "Star Flashes" by Charles Bruno; "Flyin' Jenny" by Russell Keaton; "Reg'lar Fellers" by Gene Byrnes; "Man O'Metal" by H. G. Peter; "Tad of the Tanbark" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; "The Purple Zombie" by Tarpe Mills; "Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; "Dare-devils of Destiny" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; "Mann of India" by Tarpe Mills; "Bill and Davey" by James P. McCague; "Gordon Fife and the Boy King" by Bob Moore and Jim Hales; "Amaze A Minute" by Arnold; and "Sergeant Stoney Craig" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson. "Depending on Chance" text story by E. Albert Willard. Indicia states "Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics". 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Heroic Comics (1940) 8

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    Contains four original features accompanied by comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Hydroman" by Bill Everett; "Reg'lar Fellers" by Gene Byrnes; "Flyin' Jenny" by Russell Keaton; "Star Flashes" by Charles Bruno; "Man O'Metal" by H. G. Peter; "Tad of the Tanbark" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; "The Purple Zombie" by Tarpe Mills; "Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; "Mann of India" by Tarpe Mills; "Bill and Davey" by James P. McCague; and "Dare-devils of Destiny" and "Sergeant Stoney Craig" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson. "Guests of Chung Khan" text story by E. Albert Willard. Indicia states "Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics". 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Heroic Comics (1940) 9

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    Contains four original features accompanied by comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Man O'Metal" by H. G. Peter; "Hydroman" by Bill Everett; "Star Flashes" by Charles Bruno; "Reg'lar Fellers" by Gene Byrnes; "Flyin' Jenny" by Russell Keaton; "Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; "The Purple Zombie" by Tarpe Mills; "Tad of the Tanbark" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; "Mann of India" by Tarpe Mills; "Bill and Davey" by James P. McCague; "Gordon Fife and the Boy King" by Bob Moore and Jim Hales; and "Sergeant Stoney Craig" and "Dare-devils of Destiny" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson. "Sabotage Patrol" text story by Claude Dunnagan. Indicia states "Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics". 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Heroic Comics (1940) 10

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    Contains four original features accompanied by comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Hydroman" by Bill Everett; "Man O'Metal" by H. G. Peter; "Flyin' Jenny" by Russell Keaton; "Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; "The Purple Zombie" by Tarpe Mills; "Tad of the Tanbark" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; "Reg'lar Fellers" by Gene Byrnes; "Mann of India" by Tarpe Mills; "Bill and Davey" by James P. McCague; "Dare-devils of Destiny" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; "Gordon Fife and the Boy King" by Bob Moore and Jim Hales; and "Sergeant Stoney Craig" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson. "Emergency Courage" text story by George E. Magee. Indicia states "Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics". 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Heroic Comics (1940) 11

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    Contains four original features accompanied by comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Man O'Metal" by H. G. Peter; "Hydroman" by Bill Everett; "Star Flashes" by Charles Bruno; "Flyin' Jenny" by Russell Keaton; "Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; "The Purple Zombie" by Tarpe Mills; "Reg'lar Fellers" by Gene Byrnes; "Tad of the Tanbark" by Bob Moore and Carl Pfeufer; "Mann of India" by Tarpe Mills; "Bill and Davey" by James P. McCague; "Dare-devils of Destiny" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; "Gordon Fife and the Boy King" by Bob Moore and Jim Hales; and "Sergeant Stoney Craig" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson. "River Pirate Bait" text story by Jack M. Greene. Indicia states "Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics". 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Heroic Comics (1940) 12

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    Origin and first appearance of Music Master. "The Purple Zombie" and "Mann of India" features end. Contains five original features accompanied by comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Hydroman" by Bill Everett; "Star Flashes" by Charles Bruno; "The Music Master" by Stephen Douglas and Bill Everett; "Man O'Metal" by H. G. Peter; "Flyin' Jenny" by Russell Keaton; "Reg'lar Fellers" by Gene Byrnes; "The Purple Zombie" by Tarpe Mills; "Dare-devils of Destiny" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; and "Mann of India" by Tarpe Mills. "A Man's Job" text story by E. Albert Willard. Indicia states "Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics". 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Heroic Comics (1940) 13

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    Contains three original features accompanied by comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Hydroman" by Bill Everett; "Star Flashes" by Charles Bruno; "Man O'Metal" by H. G. Peter; "The Music Master" by Stephen Douglas and Bill Everett; "Reg'lar Fellers" by Gene Byrnes; "Flyin' Jenny" by Russell Keaton; and "Dare-devils of Destiny" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson. "Pirate's Oil" text story by Claude Dunnagan. Indicia states "Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics". 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Heroic Comics (1940) 14
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    • INCOMPLETE. First two wraps missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Origin and first appearance of Rainbow Boy. Contains four original features accompanied by comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Hydroman" by Bill Everett; "Rainbow Boy" by Stephen Douglas and Ben Thompson; "Star Flashes" by Charles Bruno; "Reg'lar Fellers" by Gene Byrnes; "The Music Master" by Stephen Douglas and Bill Everett; "Dare-devils of Destiny" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; "Man O'Metal" by H. G. Peter; and "Flyin' Jenny" by Russell Keaton. "One Way Trail" text story by Jack M. Greene. Indicia states "Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics". 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Heroic Comics (1940) 15

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    First appearance of Downbeat. Contains four original features accompanied by comic strip reprints, activity pages, and a text story. In order of appearance: "Hydroman" by Bill Everett; "Rainbow Boy" by Stephen Douglas and Ben Thompson; "Reg'lar Fellers" by Gene Byrnes; "The Music Master" by Stephen Douglas and Bill Everett; "Dare-devils of Destiny" by Frank Rentfrow and Don Dickson; "Man O'Metal" by H. G. Peter; and "Flyin' Jenny" by Russell Keaton. "Downhill Race" text story by Clary Thompson. Indicia states "Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics". 68 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Heroic Comics (1940) 16

    Cover by R. Webster. Stories and art by Stephen Douglas, Frank Rentfrow, L.J. McCabe, Ben Thompson, Don Dixon, Harry G. Peter, Russell Keaton and Bill Everett. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. Heat-activated hero Man o' Metal, with powers similar to the later Spidey villain Molten Man, goes to work as a private investigator; The Music Master gains power from musical sounds and uses music as a weapon, as well as a means of transport; Rainbow Boy battles a gang of murderous mail thieves. Rainbow Boy, Music Master and Man o' Metal were all listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. True Stories of War Heroes; Hydroman; The Music Master; Rainbow Boy; Daredevils of Destiny; Man O' Metal; Hold Flight Five!; Flyin' Jenny. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Heroic Comics (1940) 17
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • File Copy. Top 2 graded.
    • Label #0914056001

    Cover by R. Webster. Stories and art by Stephen Douglas, E. Demby, Alan Mandel, Dan Barry, Charles Bruno, Harry G. Peter, Ben Thompson and Bill Everett. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. Hydroman and Rainbow Boy battle The Red Scorpion; A true war story featuring early art by future Flash Gordon artist Dan Barry; Man O' Metal investigates the murder of a millionaire. Also featuring a Rainbow Boy story promoting War Bonds, a WWII fundraising effort. Rainbow Boy, Music Master and Man o' Metal were all listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. Outstanding Hero of the War; Hydroman; The Music Master; Rainbow Boy; 18 Karat Heroes; Man O' Metal; He Learned It Well; Flyin' Jenny. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Heroic Comics (1940) 18

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    Cover by R. Webster. Stories and art by Stephen Douglas, Sy Mandell, Hy Barry, Alan Mandel, Ben Thompson, Harry G. Peter, Russell Keaton and Bill Everett. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. Hydroman hunts an invisible murderer, the Phantom; Ace pilot Flyin' Jenny competes in an air race and battles criminals; Music Master and Downbeat get involved with a mysterious woman and a plot by foreign spies. Rainbow Boy, Music Master and Man o' Metal were all listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. True Stories of War Heroes; Hydroman; The Music Master; Rainbow Boy; Flying Fortress; Man O' Metal; Clark C. Kegelman; Cookin' With Gas; Flyin' Jenny. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Heroic Comics (1940) 19
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    Cover by H.C. Kiefer. Stories and art by Stephen Douglas, Dan Barry, H.C. Kiefer, Ben Thompson, Harry G. Peter, Russell Keaton and Bill Everett. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. Hydroman and Rainbow Boy join forces to battle an alien invasion; The Music Master discovers Axis spies are behind a phony charity for the war effort; Flyin' Jenny must find Cyril before the sharks get him, but a hurricane forces her to land. Rainbow Boy, Music Master and Man o' Metal were all listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. True Stories of War Heroes; Hydroman; The Music Master; Rainbow Boy; You Can't Sink Us; Man O' Metal; Three's No Crowd; Flyin' Jenny. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Heroic Comics (1940) 20
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    Cover by H.C. Kiefer. Stories and art by Stephen Douglas, Alexander Kostuk, H.C. Kiefer, Harry G. Peter, Russell Keaton and Bill Everett. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. Man o' Metal investigates when a movie star is targeted by deadly accidents on the set; Hydroman tracks Nazi spies to a strange house by the sea; A foghorn provides Music Master with the power he needs to halt a sabotaged ship. Brutal but vibrant cover by H.C. Kiefer. Rainbow Boy, Music Master and Man o' Metal were all listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. True Stories of War Heroes; Hydroman; The Music Master; Rainbow Boy; The Sea Is Deep; Man O' Metal; You Can't Kill Him; Flyin' Jenny. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Heroic Comics (1940) 21

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    Cover by H.C. Kiefer. Stories and art by Alexander Kostuk, K. Menzer, Jimmy Thompson, H.C. Kiefer, Harry G. Peter, Chas. G. Loeb, Russell Keaton and Stephen Douglas. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. Thugs steal valuable rare manuscripts from a bookstore where Man o' Metal happens to be shopping; Hydroman tracks the followers of the beautiful but deadly Spider Woman; Music Master discovers the secret behind the monster called the Caligantzares. Music Master and Man o' Metal were listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. True Stories of War Heroes; Hydroman; The Music Master; Destruction Via Parachute; Man O' Metal; Dead Men Tell Tales; Lucky Seven; Flyin' Jenny. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Heroic Comics (1940) 22
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    Cover by H.C. Kiefer. Stories and art by Alexander Kostuk, K. Menzer, Jimmy Thompson, H.C. Kiefer, Harry G. Peter, Chas. G. Loeb, Russell Keaton and Stephen Douglas. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. The supervillain the Major starts a fire to cover a bank robbery, but Man o' Metal isn't fooled; Flyin' Jenny sinks a boat to prevent spies from stealing an experimental plane; Music Master and Downbeat investigate a murder with many suspects. Music Master and Man o' Metal were listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. True Stories of War Heroes; Hydroman; The Music Master; One Door from Death; Man O' Metal; He Got a Mouthful; Flyin' Jenny. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Heroic Comics (1940) 23

    Cover by H.C. Kiefer. Stories and art by Jimmy Thompson, H.C. Kiefer, Harry G. Peter, Charles G. Loeb, Frank Wead, Russell Keaton and Stephen Douglas. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. Man O' Metal investigates strange hauntings in a coal mine and discovers diamonds; A PSA for wartime scrap-metal drives featuring The Music Master; Music Master learns the Nazis are testing a secret sonic weapon. Music Master and Man o' Metal were listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. True Stories of War Heroes; Hydroman; The Music Master; Warrior in Underwear; Man O' Metal; I Faced a One-Man Firing Squad; Destination: Death; Flyin' Jenny. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Heroic Comics (1940) 24

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    Cover by H.C. Kiefer. Stories and art by Seymour Pearlstein, Ben Thompson, Frank Wead, Russell Keaton and Stephen Douglas. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. Man o' Metal is captured by an ancient Aztec death-cult; A PSA for wartime scrap-paper drives featuring The Music Master; Hydroman discovers a network of caves beneath New York that criminals are using to topple skyscrapers. Music Master and Man o' Metal were listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. True Stories of War Heroes; Hydroman; The Music Master; Smack Snares Sub; Man O' Metal; Sweet Revenge; Flyin' Jenny. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Heroic Comics (1940) 25

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    Cover by H.C. Kiefer. Stories and art by Allen Ulmer, Harry G. Peter, Frank Wead, Russell Keaton and Stephen Douglas. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. Hydroman and Rainbow Boy track down the Phantom Pirate who is attacking ships on the eastern seaboard; A PSA for wartime scrap-metal drives featuring Hydroman; Music Master battles The Lama Who Had No Face. Music Master and Man o' Metal were listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes; this was the final appearance of Rainbow Boy until his revival in the 2000s. True Stories of War Heroes; Hydroman; The Music Master; He Changed Their Plans; Man O' Metal; Ammunition for Victory; Flyin' Jenny. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Heroic Comics (1940) 26

    Cover by Newt Alfred. Stories and art by Allen Ulmer, Ed Murphy, Frank Wead, Russell Keaton and Stephen Douglas. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. Man o' Metal visits a dude ranch and encounters modern-day rustlers; Rivals want to get rid of Flyin' Jenny and replace her with a male test pilot; Music Master tackles an impostor who has his same music-based powers. Music Master and Man o' Metal were listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. True Stories of War Heroes; Hydroman; The Music Master; Warrior Without a Gun; Man O' Metal; A Heroic Helmsman; Flyin' Jenny. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Heroic Comics (1940) 27

    Stories and art by Alfonso Greene, Ed Murphy, Frank Wead, Russell Keaton and Stephen Douglas. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. Man o' Metal investigates trouble in Oil Country; Hydroman advocates saving paper, in a PSA for wartime scrap drives; Flyin' Jenny competes with Spinner to win a Navy contract. Man o' Metal was listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. True Stories of War Heroes; Hydroman; Waste Paper Goes to War!; Man O' Metal; I'm Sorry I Invented the Pocket!; Flyin' Jenny. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Heroic Comics (1940) 28

    Painted cover by Harvey K. Fuller. Stories and art by Frank Wead, Russell Keaton and Stephen Douglas. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. The final appearance of heat-activated hero Man o' Metal; Flyin' Jenny test-flies a WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) plane; Music Master tackles The Mad Fiddler. Music Master and Man o' Metal were listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. True Stories of War Heroes; Hydroman; The Music Master; In the Face of Fire; Man O' Metal; The Alchemist's Curse; Flyin' Jenny. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Heroic Comics (1940) 29
    • Cover oxidation.
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • File Copy
    • Label #0625258011
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.59) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Stories and art by Ed Murphy, C. W. Winter, Frank Wead, Russell Keaton and Stephen Douglas. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. Vitaman (who resembles the restaurant mascot Big Boy) gains super-strength when he takes B vitamins; Flyin' Jenny and Spinner compete in Navy trials; Music Master pursues a stolen necklace. Music Master was listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. True Stories of War Heroes; Vitaman; The Music Master; Cafeteria Lunch; Hydroman; Where Others Fail; Flyin' Jenny. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Heroic Comics (1940) 30

    Painted cover by Harvey K. Fuller. Stories and art by Alphonso Greene, Alex Toth, Charles Bange, Woody Gelman, C. W. Winter, Frank Wead, Russell Keaton and Stephen Douglas. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. A war story featuring early art by comics legend Alex Toth; Flyin' Jenny's rivals frame her for sabotage to disqualify her from the Navy trials; A shooting at a violin concert leads Music Master and Downbeat to an international crime ring. Evocative painted cover by Harvey K. Fuller. Music Master was listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. True Stories of War Heroes; Vitaman; The Music Master; Red Cross in England; Kid From Brooklyn; Where Others Fail; Flyin' Jenny. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Heroic Comics (1940) 31

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    Cover by Harvey K. Fuller. Stories and art by Don Rico, Wade Dent, Harvey K. Fuller, Charles Bange, Woody Gelman, C. W. Winter, Frank Wead, Russell Keaton and Stephen Douglas. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. Flyin' Jenny gets the goods on Blackdart and Spinner in her final adventure in Heroic Comics; A true tale about weather forecasting during World War II features future President Dwight Eisenhower; In the Music Master's last appearance, he faces a sinister juggler who distracts people while his gang commits crimes. Music Master was listed in Jon Morris's 2015 book The League of Regrettable Superheroes. True Stories of War Heroes; Vitaman; The Music Master; Death Looked Over His Shoulder; Kid From Brooklyn; What do You Know About Weather; Flyin' Jenny. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Heroic Comics (1940) 32

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    Painted cover by Harvey K. Fuller. Stories and art by H. G. Peter, Ed Murphy, Wade Dent, Alex Toth, Woody Gelman, C. W. Winter, and George Carlson. As the original superhero fad loses traction, Heroic Comics switches to true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. A war story featuring early art by comics legend Alex Toth; An educational guide to maps and cartography; A puzzle story by beloved "Jingle Jangle Tales" cartoonist George Carlson. True Stories of War Heroes; Yankee King; What Do You Know About Maps; Kid From Brooklyn; The Focus Cat; Vitaman; Johnny Elf Reads Big News. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Heroic Comics (1940) 33

    Painted cover by Harvey K. Fuller. Stories and art by Harvey K. Fuller, Charles Bange, Woody Gelman, C. W. Winter, and Alex Toth. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. War stories featuring early art by comics legend Alex Toth; An educational guide to physics and leverage; The Kid From Brooklyn becomes a boxer, but crooked promoters want him to throw a fight. True Stories of War Heroes; The Kid's Got Nerve; What Do You Know About Leverage; Kid From Brooklyn; Race Against Death; Vitaman. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Heroic Comics (1940) 34
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split.

    Painted cover by Harvey K. Fuller. Stories and art by Alphonso Greene, Harvey K. Fuller, C. W. Winter, and Henry C. Nicholas. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. Vitaman must find three gorillas to win a radio-show contest. The crew and passengers of the Mary Celeste vanish mysteriously mid-journey. A crooked promoter tries to get the Kid From Brooklyn beaten up, but it backfires when the Kid fights back. True Stories of War Heroes; The Mystery of the "Mary Celeste"; Kid From Brooklyn; Vitaman. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Heroic Comics (1940) 35
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    Painted cover by Harvey K. Fuller. Stories and art by Harvey K. Fuller, Seymour Pearlstein, Wade Dent, Charles Bange, Woody Gelman, C. W. Winter, and Alex Toth. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. Stories featuring early art by comics legend Alex Toth; A story (and cover) portraying an attack by a ferocious panda, back when the giant creatures were poorly understood; An educational guide to atomic energy, also a new science at the time. Facing Death in a Panda's Mouth; Park Ave. Hero; The Young Are Brave; The Switchboard Heroine; What Do You Know About Atomic Energy; The Heroic Traffic Cop; Kid From Brooklyn; Vitaman. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Heroic Comics (1940) 36

    Painted cover by Mario Colavito. Stories and art by Henry C. Nicholas, H.C. Kiefer, Charles Bange, Harvey K. Fuller, Graham Hunter, C. W. Winter, Stookie Allen and Alex Toth. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. The story of young Abe Lincoln, featuring early art by comics legend Alex Toth; Clyde Eddy and his ragtag crew become the first to successfully navigate the Colorado River during its high-water stage; The final adventure of Vitaman, the last hero left from Heroic Comics' early superhero period. The Lifesaving Lineman; Wolf Catcher; When They Were Young; What Do You Know About Helicopters?; The Phantom Ship of Maine; Copper!; Rescue By Force; Clyde Eddy Beats the Raging Colorado; Race Against Death; Vitaman. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Heroic Comics (1940) 37
    • Staple rust with migration. 1 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Stories and art by Alex Toth and others. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. The story of young Stonewall Jackson, featuring early art by comics legend Alex Toth; A boy sounds the alarm after a building catches fire; Attorney Andrew Hamilton becomes America's first defender of Freedom of the Press. Substitute Heroine; ...That Another Might Live; A Scout Is Prepared; Mailman Hero; 8 Year Old Hero; Copper!; Message Garcia; When They Were Young; Andrew Hamilton; Frank Eric Drake; The Little Men That Werent There; K-9 Courageous. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Heroic Comics (1940) 38

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    Cover by Al Ulmer. Stories and art by Sid Greene, Gus Schrotter, Jack Ehret, Stookie Allen and Alex Toth. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. Gunnar Kasson and his dog Balto lead a team of sled dogs to Nome, Alaska with the cure for a diphtheria outbreak. A young George Washington faces intrigue and danger on a mission during the French and Indian War. Locksmith Charles Courtney takes a dangerous job to open the safe on a sunken ship. Fire Bell Tolls Death; Patrolman Miller, Man of Steel; Brooklyn Hero "Ex G.I. Sergeant"; Tow Line to Safety; The Ghost of an Indian Princess; Copper!; A Fortunate False Alarm!; When They Were Young; Balto the Heroic Husky; Against the River; George Washington, Special Scout; Handicap Ignored!; Strike the Flag; Lock Picking Under Water. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Heroic Comics (1940) 39

    Stories and art by Sid Greene, Ben Thompson, Mike Roy, Sam Burlockoff, Henry C. Kiefer, Stookie Allen and Alex Toth. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. The early adventures of future American legends Thomas Edison and Nathan Hale; Stories featuring early art by comics legend Alex Toth; The life of American explorer Sacajawea. He Could Not Swim; Ambassador to Chinatown; Roanoke's Volunteer Lifesavers; When They Were Young; The Brink of Death; Detective Extraordinary; Come What May...; Sacajawea; Trapped!; The Heroic Policeman and the Flames of Death; Smoke Eater; Private Hero. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Heroic Comics (1940) 40

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    Painted cover by Al Ulmer. Stories and art by Sid Greene, Robert Webster, Stookie Allen and Graham Ingels. Superhero comics from Famous Funnies, featuring some of the stranger heroes of the Golden Age. A comics biography of boxing legend Jack Dempsey; A story featuring early art by EC artist Graham Ingels; A daring rescue off the coast of Coney Island, New York. The Man Pickpockets Feared; Telephone Co. Vail Medal Award; Greater Love Hath No Man; Preparedness Pays; Touch-Down Tom Dwyer; Copper!; Rescue Off Coney Island; Battle Against Death; Jack Dempsey Fights for Life; Blaze of Glory; Danger Mud; Florence Heggie: Dog Saver; Al Manfre; Trapped by Fire. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Heroic Comics (1940) 41

    Painted cover by Graham Ingels. Stories and art by Sid Greene, Seymour Pearlstein, Sam Burlockoff, Chu Hing, Stookie Allen and Alex Toth. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. Two deckhands rescue a woman who fell off the Staten Island Ferry; A dynamic painted cover featuring early art by EC legend Graham Ingels; A quick-thinking paratrooper saves a plane after his parachute disables the propeller. Ferryboat Rescue; The Man Without Fear; A Real Miss America; Five Year Old Hero; Firefighting Fisherwoman; First to Die; Drama in Midair; Fighting Fireman!; The Slowest Flight in History; Vet. Warren Berg Rescues a Plane; American Legion Hero Medal Award; Switchboard Heroine Julia Berry; Child Overboard; Death Rode on the Running Board; Rescue at Sunset Lagoon; Cheating the Susquehanna. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Heroic Comics (1940) 42

    Stories and art by Fred Guardineer, Sid Greene, Seymour Pearlstein, Ray Burley, Fred Ray, Ben Thompson, Stookie Allen and Alex Toth. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. A Boy Scout rescues a baby from a runaway horse; A story with early art by comics legend Alex Toth also features a rare (for the time) heroic portrayal of an African-American; A man rescues four people after their boat overturns. Boy Scout "Gold Medal Award"; Snatched From a Quarry Grave; Fire, Chicago; Flash Fire Fighter; The Long Lake Heroes; The Fearless Fireman; Caught on One Leg; Journey Into Oblivion; Tragedy Strikes Underground; Battle Against the Sea; A Scout is Brave; Downstream Current; Destruction in Vermont; Copper. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Heroic Comics (1940) 43

    Stories and art by Fred Guardineer, Sid Greene, Seymour Pearlstein, Mike Roy, Allen Ulmer, August Lenox, Stookie Allen and Sol Brodsky. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. Pioneering female stunt pilot and stunt driver Mary Wiggins. The U.S. Coast Guard rescues the survivors of a plane crash with a helicopter, then a new innovation. A pilot rescues four boys adrift on a raft. Lady of Daring; Rescue by Helicopter; The Impossible Mile; Detective Versus Killer; The XII Scout Law; A Miner Faces Death; One Way to Safety; Fight for Life; Detective Harold Moore, N. Y. City; Rescue by Air; The Labrador Doctor; Mountain Rescue; Richard C. Gill. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Heroic Comics (1940) 44

    Painted cover by H.C. Kiefer. Stories and art by Fred Guardineer, Sam Glanzman, Seymour Pearlstein, Stookie Allen and Alex Toth. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. Amputee ice skater Chad Detrick makes a comeback on the ice. A nurse risks her life to rescue patients from a burning clinic, featuring early art by comics legend Alex Toth. A youth saves a friend from electrocution in a train shed. Grandpop Goes Into Action; Roanoke's Volunteer Lifesavers Wholesale Rescue; Operation Emergency!; Fancy Skater on One Leg!!; Bicycle Mountie; Mercy Flight; Life Saving Scout; Alley Duel; Perilous Journey; Nurse Without Fear; Cattle Detective Roy S. Lobdell; Danger! Live Wire; Saved by a Surfboard. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Heroic Comics (1940) 45

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    Painted cover by Allen Ulmer. Stories and art by Fred Guardineer, Mort Lawrence, Sid Greene, Mike Roy, Sam Burlockoff, Seymour Pearlstein, Stookie Allen and Alex Toth. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. A New York firefighter rescues a woman from a seventh-story ledge; A story featuring early art by comics legend Alex Toth; A mutt springs into action when his owner gets mugged. Leap for Life!; River Madness; In Recognition of Unusual Acts of Valor!; Heroic Girl Scout; Vail Medal Award; The Race Against Death; Extortion Doesn't Pay; Canine Courage; Paralyzed by Fear; He's Poison to Criminals; Courage in the Face of Danger; Heroism in Flames; Bronx Hero; Sandhog; River Rescue; Hurled to "Safety"; The Heroic Tenderfoot; Crime at the School Crossing; Scout. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Heroic Comics (1940) 46
    • Paper: Off white

    Stories and art by Mike Roy, Sam Burlockoff, Seymour Pearlstein, and Alex Toth. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. A teen swims two miles for help after his friends' canoe overturns; A story featuring early art by comics legend Alex Toth; A man accepts the difficult job of moving an elephant cross-country. Go Down for the Bicycle; Rescue at Bontoc; Telephone Heroine; An American Red Cross Boy; Heroine Saves 11; Swim to "Safety"; Hero Refuses Reward; Printer and the Policeman: "Heroes Both"; United States Medal for Lifesaving on R.R.; Nine Year-Old Heroine; Hot to Handle; The Desperate Emergency; Safety First!!; Bresnick Swims for Help; Hoboken to New York the Hard Way; No Can Do; Medal for Heroic Service. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Heroic Comics (1940) 47
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • File Copy. Minor debris trapped between outer slab and inner well.
    • Label #D691B3-007

    Painted cover by Allen Ulmer. Stories and art by Graham Ingels, Fred Guardineer, Allen Ulmer, Sid Greene, Sam Burlockoff, Stookie Allen and Alex Toth. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. A pilot attempts to land a bomber with damaged landing gear; Stories featuring early art by comics legends Graham Ingels and Alex Toth; A ski instructor thinks fast after an avalanche. Not Even a Scratch; Run-In with Crime; Bicycle Hero; Sea Scout Emrich: Hero on a Golf Course; Avalanche!; Never Take a Dare; Guardian Angel; Buried Alive!; Invictus: Bloody... But Unbowed; Frozen by Electricity; Tunnel to Safety; All Hail the King; Man Overboard!; Heroism at Sea; Cheating Fire; The Drowning Boy; Nothing to It. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #48
    Heroic Comics (1940) 48

    Painted cover by H.C. Kiefer. Stories and art by Sheldon Moldoff, Mike Roy, Allen Ulmer, Sid Greene, Sam Burlockoff, and H.C. Kiefer. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. An Army pilot ditches his disabled plane at sea rather than risk crashing in a populated area. An elderly man pulls two boys from a frozen pond. An injured forest ranger goes for help after his firefighting plane crashes. Lieut. Gainer Faces Death; The FitzG's; Citation for Courage; Probationary Patrolman; A Hero At 65; The Real Test; Danger Under the Bridge; Fearless Forest Ranger; Ordeal in a Well: Quick Action; Pawnbroker's Hobby; Freedom Train; Crackup; Jungle Hunter. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #49
    Heroic Comics (1940) 49

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    Painted cover by H.C. Kiefer. Stories and art by Ed Moore, Paul Reinman, Frank Giacoia, Stookie Allen, and Fred Guardineer. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. An African-American Boy Scout rescues children from a burning house; A Coast Guard pilot rescues a sailor at sea with appendicitis; A steelworker braves deadly gas to rescue trapped men. Heroic Scout; Riptide; The Farmer Stakes a Life, His Son; I Was Going Down for the Last Time; The Missionary and the Murderous Motilones; Stricken at Sea; The Hero Who Used His Head; Now and Then; Five Hammer Taps on a Bulkhead: Manolete, Spain's Greatest Matador; Captain Charles Baker; Mine Rescue; Courageous Housewife; Cabby Turns Sleuth. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #50
    Heroic Comics (1940) 50

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    Painted cover by H.C. Kiefer. Stories and art by Ed Moore, Ann Brewster, Henry Kiefer, Ruth Atkinson, and Gil Kane. Non-fiction comics featuring true tales of heroism from everyday people and courage on the battlefield. Lifeguards use a catamaran to rescue a pilot after a plane crashes off the Long Island coast. A man risks his life to save a teen from a riptide. A 13-year-old girl must steer a ship to shore after the skipper is incapacitated. Rescue by Catamaran; Rooftop Battle 60 Feet Above the Ground; Scoutmaster; Plane Repaired, Lives Saved; The Reluctant Hero; Harlem River Rescue; Hydrogen Explosion; Reige Nabs a Thug; The Phantom Fur Robberies: The Town Vanished; Not So Dumb Animals; Cited for Heroism; Skipper at Short Notice; Temporarily Out of Order. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.