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  • Issue #1
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 1
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    • INCOMPLETE. Pieces cut out of multiple pages. Interrupts art and story. Centerfold present.

    Cover art by Lou Fine. "A Modern Robin Hood," art by Walter Frehm; The Green Mask (Michael Shelby) introduction; vs. Rocky Vilon and Cyrus Boomer. Untitled story, art by Dick Briefer; Origin of Rex Dexter of Mars; vs. Boris Thorax. "How To Become a Detective," script and art by Norman Lee. Untitled story starring Chen Chang, Wong, and Richard Kendall. Untitled story, art by George Tuska; Wing Taylor vs. The Chief and Clutch. Untitled story, art by George Tuska; Magician Zanzibar faces The Top. "The Case of Tintype's Will," art by Fred Schwab; Hemlock Shomes and Dr. Potsam travel to Old Man Tintype's mansion and try to figure out which one of the many men who claim to be his son actually killed him. "The Haunted House" text story by Will Eisner. Untitled story, art by Arthur Peddy; The Waco Kid vs. Brazos Teale. "Another Bombing Outrage," art by Art Franklin; Inspector Bancroft and Inspector Grainger face Stuart Bledsoe. Untitled story, art by Charles Nicholas; Introduction of The Blue Beetle (Dan Garret); vs. The White Face Gang. Untitled story, pencils by Bob Powell (as S.R. Powell); Secret Agent D-13 (Richard Anthony) faces Manata. Untitled story, art by John Lindermayer; Introduction of Capt. Danny Scott of the Bengal Lancers. Untitled Lt. Drake story, art by Klaus Nordling; There are Saboteurs on the S. S. REGINA. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 2
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    Cover art by Lou Fine. Untitled story, art by Walter Frehm; The Green Mask, alarmed at the Tong wars erupting in Chinatown, seemingly joins forces with the nefarious San Sin in order to find a way to rescue Fong Lee's daughter from his evil clutches. Untitled story, script and art by Dick Briefer; A mysterious plague threatens to destroy all life on Earth, and the only cure is radium: but the Earth doesn't have sufficient quantities in order to deal with the disease. Untitled story, art by Munson Paddock (as Cecilia Munson); River pirate Chang orders his thugs to capture Kendall and take him to the mysterious River Lily aboard the "Dragon Heart." "Famed Statue Missing," art by George Tuska; Zanzibar investigates the theft of the famed statue: the Venus de Milo. Untitled story, script and art by Fred Schwab; Hemlock and the good doctor visit Spookington Castle in order to try and collect a $10 reward for the return of the kidnapped Mrs. Spookington. "The Long Arm of Vengeance" text story by Will Eisner. Untitled story, art by Arthur Peddy; As the Waco Kid rides along, he spots a wanted poster: on himself, for bank robbery and murder! Untitled story, art by Charles Nicholas; A group of thugs rob an armored car of its $80,000 payload and capture the Beetle in the process; A group of thugs rob an armored car of its $80,000 payload and capture the Beetle in the process. Untitled D-13, Secret Agent story, script and art by Bob Powell. Untitled Captain Denny Scott of the Bengal Lancers story, art by John Lindermayer (as L. Mayer); Captain Scott and James enter the town of Gulam, unaware that a sinister figure named Kahn and his men are out to kidnap the boy. Untitled Lt. Drake of the Naval Intelligence story, script and art by Klaus Nordling (as F. Klaus). 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 3

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    Cover by Lou Fine. Stories by Will Eisner, Norman Lee, Fred Schwab, and Clyde H. Kleinert. Art by Walter Frame, Dick Briefer, Norman Lee, Munson Paddock, George Tuska, Klaus Nordling, Fred Schwab, Arthur Peddy, Charles Nicholas, Art Franklin, Bob Powell, and John Lindermayer. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. Rex Dexter brings a giant monster back from a strange planet to the city, where it goes crazy Kong-style, in a deliciously strange Dick Briefer story; The Blue Beetle adds an eye-mask to his costume, in a story by comics legend Will Eisner; The true-crime Famous Detectives strip recounts how King Solomon captured a bandit. The Rule of J. J. Fakin; The Cone-Shaped Planet; Billy Bounce; The Railroad Robbery; Death Rides with the Jewel of Timboor; The Transatlantic Gamblers; The Case of the Missing Molars; The Man with the Paraffin Beard; Villains of the Vulture Head Saloon; The Loan Shark Racket; The Killings of Seurat Khan; The Mystery Sub; Elephant Attack; Sanchoo the Smuggler; Famous Detectives. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 4

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    Cover by Lou Fine. Stories by Fred Schwab, Will Eisner and Albert Orbaan. Art by Walter Frame, Dick Briefer, Fred Schwab, Munson Paddock, George Tuska, Klaus Nordling, Arthur Peddy, Charles Nicholas, Art Franklin, Bob Powell, and John Lindermayer. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. Rex Dexter meets Lord Marvel, a mad scientist who can move the planets themselves, in another crazy story by Dick Briefer; The first Blue Beetle changes costumes again, to the full-sleeved mesh outfit that was his most familiar look, in a story by comics legend Will Eisner; A sheriff spends two years tracking a killer across the American West in a true-crime tale. Nicoli, Scientist of Crime; Captured By Lord Marvel; Not Wanted, No Reward; Chen Chang's Poison Plot; Among the Head-Hunters; The Black Widow Murders; Hemlock Shomes; Buried Treasure; Bull Thompson, the Pirate; Protection Insurance for Newsboys; The Waterfront Dope Smugglers; The Dirigible Hijacking; Civil War in India; In the Underworld of Paris; Super Sleuths. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 5
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    • Conserved
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Conservation includes: cover reinforced. 10th -12th wraps married.
    • Label #2054014001
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    Cover by Lou Fine. Stories by Dick Briefer, Fred Schwab, and Will Eisner. Art by Walter Frame, Dick Briefer, Fred Schwab, Munson Paddock, George Tuska, Klaus Nordling, Arthur Peddy, Charles Nicholas, Art Franklin, Bob Powell, and John Lindermayer. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. A mysterious superhuman causes Rex Dexter to age rapidly and menaces him with bizarre monsters, in another one-of-a-kind story by Dick Briefer; Early adventures of The Blue Beetle and The Green Mask likely written by Will Eisner; Zanzibar, who looks like Mandrake the Magician in a blue fez, battles the Walrus Men at the South Pole. The Will of John D. Lovingston; The Robot Solar System; Come! Come!; River Lily and the Purr of Death; The World Race; Big-Shot Krard's Dope Ring; The Case of Oil; Mr. Death; Ki-Mung, Bloodthirsty Buccaneer; A Trap for the Blue Beetle; Inspector Bancroft of Scotland Yard Smashes a Spy Ring; Ki-Mung, Bloodthirsty Buccaneer; Tiger Hunt; Super Sleuths; Marooned at the South Pole. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 6

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    Cover art by George Tuska. "The Taj Lamah Jewels, art by Munson Paddock (as Walter Frame); Agents of a warring nation plot to destroy all U.S. industrial plants and steal gold from the U.S. Federal Reserve in order to cripple the abilities of America to meddle in the war. Untitled Rex Dexter of Mars story, script and art by Dick Briefer; Scientists first ignore the fact that a meteor from outer space has struck Earth in Asia at an angle, making the area devoid of natural features, which they call "The Bald Spot." "Murder In a Monsoon" Chen Chang story, art by Munson Paddock (as Cecilia Munson). Untitled story, art by George Tuska; Wing is assigned the task of manning a plane over the U-boat infested waters of the North Atlantic, looking for the periscopes of subs below the surface. "Tony Brick, Poison Ring Leader" starring Lt. Drake, art by Klaus Nordling. "The Morgue Murder Mystery" starring Hemlock Shomes, script and art by Fred Schwab. "The Dreamer" text story by Sid L. Sidney, art by Bob Powell. Untitled story, art by Charles Nicholas; The Blue Beetle (Dan Garrett) vs. Von Heuger. Untitled Inspector Bancroft story. Untitled story, art by Bob Powell; Agent D-13 (Richard Anthony) vs. Fahid. Untitled story, art by John Lindermayer; Denny Scott vs. Countess Zita. "The Murder of Glenwood Village," art by George Tuska; Zanzibar vs. Marco Hawkins. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 7
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    • Paper: Brittle
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Coverless. INCOMPLETE. 1st wrap missing, affects story. 2nd and 3rd wraps split and detached. Small piece of debris trapped inside front of slab.
    • Label #1488612001

    Cover by Charles Nicholas. Stories by Dick Briefer, Fred Schwab, and Bob Powell. Art by Charles Nicholas, George Tuska, Dick Briefer, Walter Frame, Fred Schwab, Munson Paddock, Klaus Nordling, John Lindermayer, and Bob Powell. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. A kidnapped politician signals Rex Dexter for help by turning the Q in his signature into a frowny face, in another wacky story by Dick Briefer; Criminals masquerade as the Blue Beetle to frame the hero for their crimes; The Green Mask faces off against the Crime Syndicate. The Blue Beetle Impostors; An Episode with the Devil; The Fiend Called Franto; The Crime Syndicate; Wanted, But Not Immediately; Buzzards Scream as Death Carves a Feast; Swallowed by the Earth; The Fish Pirates; Prisoner of Maharajah Rampur; The Train-Ticket Theft The Moravian Master Spy; The Bad Luck Diamond; Melosh the Soothsayer. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 8

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    Cover by Charles Nicholas. Stories by Dick Briefer, Fred Schwab, and Arnold Brunnel. Art by Charles Nicholas, George Tuska, Dick Briefer, Walter Frame, Fred Schwab, Munson Paddock, Klaus Nordling, John Lindermayer, Bob Powell, and Arthur Peddy. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. Horrific winged monsters attack the people of Earth, and Rex Dexter seems fairly blase about it, in another madcap story by Dick Briefer; Boss X kidnaps the mayor's son after a mysterious explosion, and Blue Beetle must free him; Zanzibar, who is like Mandrake the Magician in a blue fez, investigates reports of a ghost ship. Dynamic Blue Beetle cover with bondage elements by Lou Fine. Explosion Rocks City; The Bank Mob; Tauro the Tyrant; Milk Shortage Threatens New York; Billy Bounce; Satan Steals the Scene; Revolt of the Elementals; The Hawaii Drug Plot; The White Fortress of Angha-Khan; Hemlock Shomes; Wings of War; The Island of Captain Engand; The Ghost Ship. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 9
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    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap missing, interrupts art and story.

    Cover by Lou Fine. Stories by Dick Briefer, and Fred Schwab. Art by Charles Nicholas, Dick Briefer, Walter Frame, Fred Schwab, Munson Paddock, Klaus Nordling, Bob Powell, George Tuska, and Jim Mooney. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. Rex Dexter discovers that the sphere-like people of Ecaep are terrified of Earthlings because of their history, in another story with unforgettable art by Dick Briefer; The flying hero called the Moth appears with little fanfare or explanation; Agents Bob and D-13 discover that Axis powers have created so-called pocket battleships that can destroy a much larger vessel. The Blue Beetle--Kidnapper?; Girl Flyer Missing; The Planet That Feared Earth; Steel Mill Explosion; Billy Bounce; River Lily and the Feted Guests; The Milk Bottle Bombs; The Secret of Wan; The Disintegrator; The Phantom of Cadel; The Phantom of Cadel; Enter: The Moth. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 10

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    Cover art by Joe Simon (?). Untitled story, art by Charles Nicholas; Blue Beetle (Dan Garrett) vs. The Yellow Gang. Untitled story, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; Wing Turner vs. Mahruf-Ali; The Prince Otembi Affair: Part 1. Untitled story, script and art by Dick Briefer; Rex Dexter vs. Flame-Men. Untitled story, art by L. Bing; The Professor is indulging in a vicious blackmail racket upon four big business men he has tricked into a phony trust that has led several of them to commit suicide rather than pay up. "Slaves for Slaughter" starring Chen Chang. "Death by Electrocution" text story. Untitled Lt. Drake story, art by Klaus Nordling; story about dope smuggling gamblers. Untitled story, art by Greg Chapian; Arriving in Florida, The Moth runs into a terrible storm and discovers a resident who informs him that a group called The Weather Kings are responsible, and they plan to use the weather to control the nation. Untitled D-13 story. Untitled story; Zanzibar vs. Achmed Pasha. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 11
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • INCOMPLETE. Coupon out of front cover.
    • Label #1488654020
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    • Interior is complete. Spine completely split and attached to interior with glue.

    Cover by Joe Simon. Stories by Dick Briefer, Fred Schwab, Toni Blum, and Bob Powell. Art by Charles Nicholas, Dick Briefer, Walter Frehm, Fred Schwab, Munson Paddock, Bob Powell, George Tuska, and Jim Mooney. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. Rex Dexter battles a robot revolt in a cautionary tale by Dick Briefer; The Green Mask takes on a dope kingpin; Zanzibar, who looks like Mandrake the Magician in a blue fez, investigates murder by poison dart. Cover is by Captain America creator Joe Simon. The Blue Beetle; Wing Turner; Rex Dexter of Mars; The Green Mask; Billy Bounce, the Kid Detective; Hemlock Shomes and Dr. Potsam; Chen Chang: Camera; The Beggar Poison Case; Lt. Drake of the Naval Intelligence; D-13, Secret Agent; The Moth. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 12

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    Cover art by Joe Simon. "Bomb Kills Hundreds in Midtown," art by Charles Nicholas; The Blue Beetle vs. The Sylvanian Consul Secretary; Beetle defeats 20 mobsters in one fistfight. Untitled story, art by George Tuska; Wing Turner battles Nazis. Untitled story, script and art by Dick Briefer; Rex Dexter vs. The Hunter. Untitled story, art by Walter Frehm; The Green Mask deals with a Federal Reserve robbery. "Demons of Doom" starring Chen Chang, art by Munson Paddock (as Cecilia Munson). "Twentieth Century Death Ray" text story by B. A. Martin. Untitled story, script and art by Klaus Nordling (as F. Klaus); Lt. Drake is assigned the task of capturing the men responsible for smuggling orientals into the United States. "The Strange Case of the Terror Castle Grave Robberies," art by Jim Mooney; The Doc sends some of his hoodlums into a cemetery looking for a disease-free body into which he plans to transplant a brain, thus allowing him to have the power of God to create life. Untitled Hemlock Shomes by Fred Schwab. Untitled D-13 story, script and art by Bob Powell; An attack in the South Atlantic; vs. Nazis. Untitled story, art by George Tuska; Zanzibar vs. The Zombie Master. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 13

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    Cover art by Edd Ashe. Untitled story, art by Larry Antonette (as Charles Nicholas); A gang of thieves rob a pawn shop, nearly knocking out Policeman Hannigan, who whistles an SOS, which the Beetle overhears and heads out to capture the crooks. Untitled Wing Turner story, art by Floyd Kelly; The Joe Pennelli Case, Part 1. Untitled story, script and art by Dick Briefer; Rex Dexter vs. Rof and Zard; The destruction of Tarsis. Untitled story; The Green Mask must track down and stop a maniac murderer who is targeting debutants. "The Devil's Vendetta" starring Chen Chang and Hip Sing, art by Munson Paddock (as Cecilia Munson). Untitled story, art by Klaus Nordling (as F. Klaus); Lt. Drake vs. Ivan and other spies. "Death From the Boxing Ring" text story by E. J. Armond. Untitled story, script and art by Bob Powell; D-13 (Richard Anthony) vs. Henrietta Gorin. Untitled story, art by George Tuska; Zanzibar vs. Ching the Pirate. Untitled story, art by Jim Mooney (as Norton Kingsley); The Lynx and Blackie, the Wonder Boy, must battle the Flood Makers Association in order to prevent them from flooding a town and looting the empty homes. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 14

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    Cover by Charles Nicholas. Stories by Dick Briefer, Fred Schwab, Nathaniel Nitkin, and Bob Powell. Art by Charles Nicholas, Dick Briefer, Walter Frehm, Fred Schwab, Munson Paddock, and Bob Powell. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. Rex Dexter must mine for rontium to repel the enemy's electric rays, in a story with wacky science details by Dick Briefer; The Green Mask takes on a teen sidekick, and Domino, the Miracle Boy is born; The first appearance of The Lynx, who replaces the less-threatening Moth. Skull, the Saboteur; The Moonlight Murder Mystery; The Joe Pennelli Case: Part 2; Domino, the Miracle Boy; Billy Bounce; Spider Torture; The Airplane Parts Smugglers; The Crusaders at War; Prisoner of Droom Mansion; The Mysterious Junk; The Pirates and the Pearl; The Mark of the Cobra. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 15

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    Cover by Charles Nicholas. Stories by Dick Briefer, Fred Schwab, Paul Ludwig, and Bob Powell. Art by Charles Nicholas, Dick Briefer, Walter Frehm, Fred Schwab, Munson Paddock, and Bob Powell. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. A fragment of a destroyed planet crashes to Earth and forms its own mini-planet, complete with alien life, in a Rex Dexter story that features the very creation of the Earth rendered by Dick Briefer; The Blue Beetle tracks rooftop murderers Gimp and Moody, not realizing his girlfriend, reporter Joan Mason, is already on their trail; Wing Turner tracks jewel thieves in his final appearance before moving to The Flame comics. The Murders of Gimp and Moody; The Jewel Robbery; The Jewel Robbery; The Mummy's Curse; Billy Bounce; The Crojax Murders; The Murder of Sir James Boyce; The Strike of the Sinister Skull; The Siberian Sub Base; Ghost Murder At Stock Manor; The Murder of Jonathan Graham; The Bride of Baal. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 16

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    Cover by Lou Fine. Stories by Dick Briefer and Nathaniel Nitkin. Art by Dick Briefer, Walter Frame, Munson Paddock, Klaus Nordling, Norton Kingsley, Bob Powell, and George Tuska. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. Giant diamonds fall to Earth and envelop the people who touch them, in a wacky Rex Dexter story by Dick Briefer; The Blue Beetle investigates after children are killed by faulty playground equipment; Green Mask battles a clock-themed killer on the face of a giant clock. Typically dynamic cover by Lou Fine features a rare instance of bondage not involving a female victim. Blue Beetle Defeats the Gang of Big Dix; Menace of the Diamond; Dax, the Clock Bomber; The Disappearing Yacht; Weapons Thieves; The Hold-Up League; The Joss; The Fifth Column; Killer Pirates; The Will of Zeke Belbey. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 17
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing. Interrupts art and story. Full length spine split. Back cover missing.

    Cover by Charles Nicholas. Stories by Dick Briefer, Al Weine and Nathaniel Nitkin. Art by Dick Briefer, Charles Nicholas, Walter Frame, Klaus Nordling, Norton Kingsley, Al Weine, Bob Powell, and George Tuska. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. The spaceship is menaced by Cranians, who have hands where their heads should be and two heads where their hands should be, in a Rex Dexter story by Dick Briefer; The Blue Beetle and his girlfriend, reporter Joan Mason, investigate the Muck Gang's spree of waterfront sabotage; Green Mask learns about a plan to hijack a gold shipment. The Muck Gang; The Cranians; New Gang in Town; The Warning; Son the Ace; Foreign Agents; The Naval Secrets; Mrs. Uppersnoots Party; The Port of Rio Grande; The Crooked Politician; Mystery Men Model Page: Aircraft Carrier. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 18

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    Stories by Dick Briefer, Al Weine and Nathaniel Nitkin. Art by Charles Nicholas, Dick Briefer, Walter Frame, Klaus Nordling, Munson Paddock, Bob Powell, Al Weine, George Tuska, and Norton Kingsley. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. The planet of the Neekians is so dangerous even the grass and trees attack the unwary, in a Rex Dexter story by Dick Briefer; The Blue Beetle and his girlfriend, reporter Joan Mason, investigate when the mysterious Sphinx threatens the city; Green Mask seeks the source of a mystery ray that destroys factories. Menace of the Sphinx; Rex Encounters the Jelly-Like Meekians; Munitions Plant Explosions; The Gunnery Plans; The Railroad; The Blue Beetle Solves a Case; Bahia, South America; Invisible Man; The Mystery of George Campbell; The Rook. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 19

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    Stories by Dick Briefer, Al Weine and Nathaniel Nitkin. Art by Charles Nicholas, Dick Briefer, Walter Frame, Klaus Nordling, Bob Powell, Al Weine, Munson Paddock, Norton Kingsley, and George Tuska. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. A talking crow who was once human tells Rex Dexter about the giant of Mercury, who turns humans to animals and hunts them for sport, in another inimitable story by Dick Briefer; The Blue Beetle and his girlfriend, reporter Joan Mason, investigate when the mysterious Sky-Ruler flings cars from atop skyscrapers; Green Mask sets out to free his reporter pal News Blake from a murder gang. The Skyscraper Murder Mystery; Slaves of Mercury; News Blake Gets a Clue; Tool Smugglers; The Bermuda Naval Base; Smugglers of El Chico; Burglar; The Golden Buddha; Baldy Burke; Vulloti. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 20

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    Stories by Dick Briefer, Al Weine and Nathaniel Nitkin. Art by Charles Nicholas, Dick Briefer, Walter Frame, Klaus Nordling, Munson Paddock, Norton Kingsley, Al Weine, Bob Powell, and George Tuska. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. Big-eared aliens (who look like Star Trek's Ferengi) plot to attack the Earth with a secret weapon, in a Rex Dexter story by Dick Briefer; Criminals in gorilla suits threaten a female inventor under the Blue Beetle's protection, leading to some hilarious monkey fights; Green Mask and Domino battle counterfeiters who are crippling the city's economy. The Ape Gang; Adventure on Earth; Counterfeit Money Floods the City; The Capture of Lt. Drake; The Stolen Munitions; Wilderness of Death; Return of the Rook; Silly Milly; Mission to Alaska; Zanzibar Stumbles into a Murder Case. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 21

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    Cover by Charles Nicholas. Stories by Dick Briefer, Al Weine and Nathaniel Nitkin. Art by Charles Nicholas, Dick Briefer, Walter Frehm, Klaus Nordling and Munson Paddock. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. The dead crew members of a derelict spaceship return as zombies due to a space-curse, in a Rex Dexter story by Dick Briefer with elements of the classic poem The Ancient Mariner; A mysterious killer uses bombs and hooks to cause trouble for the Blue Beetle; Zanzibar, who looks like Mandrake the Magician in a blue fez, investigates a train crash. Hook Tigo, Super-Criminal; The Curse of the Stratobird; The Dilemma of Dr. Doe; The Three Outcasts; The Rifle Plans Robbery; Silent Sabotage; The Rook Strikes; The Wreck of the Coastal Limited; Double For a Spy. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 22

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    Cover by Chuck Cuidera. Stories by Dick Briefer, Al Weine and Nathaniel Nitkin. Art by Charles Nicholas, Dick Briefer, Walter Frehm, Klaus Nordling and Munson Paddock. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. An atomic attack on an Earth city leads Rex to the underwater kingdom of the Ugly Queen, in a Rex Dexter story by Dick Briefer; The killer named Magog bombs schoolyards to terrify the city, and only Blue Beetle can stop him; Zanzibar, who looks like Mandrake the Magician in a blue fez, investigates the murder of a gangster's girlfriend. The Menace of Magog; Attack of the Ugly Queen; The Kidnapping of Joan Tracy; The Radio Bomb Spies; Escape From the Noose; Hollywood Racket; The Return of the Rook; The Murder of a Gunmoll; Attack on the Queensland. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 23

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    Cover by Chuck Cuidera. Stories by Dick Briefer, Al Weine and Nathaniel Nitkin. Art by Charles Nicholas, Dick Briefer, Walter Frehm, Paul Gustavson, and Munson Paddock. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. The Ugly Queen, who hates anything beautiful, returns to plague handsome Rex Dexter in another outsider-art-style story by Dick Briefer; The Blue Beetle leaps into action when a madman attacks the city with exploding pigeons; Zanzibar, who looks like Mandrake the Magician in a blue fez, investigates phony mediums who are swindling a wealthy man and his beautiful daughter. Gat Arat's Super-Weapon; The Return of the Ugly Queen; A Tryst With Death; The Spies of Frau Izan; The Abduction of Gen. Lee; Planes Over England; The Dropped Safe Murder; The Murder of Senator Harrington; The Phony Medium. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 24
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    Cover by Chuck Cuidera. Stories by Dick Briefer, Al Weine and Nathaniel Nitkin. Art by Charles Nicholas, Dick Briefer, Walter Frehm, Paul Gustavson and Munson Paddock. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. Rex explains astronomy and the mythological figures behind the names of the stars and constellations, in the last Rex Dexter story by the one and only Dick Briefer; The Blue Beetle seeks a madman who plagues the city with explosions from the sky; Zanzibar, who looks like Mandrake the Magician in a blue fez, investigates after an aircraft administrator is framed for murder. The Challenge of Dr. Dodo; The Astronomy Lesson; The Book of the Bomb; The Tank Thieves; The Capture of William White; Clear Board!; The Nazi Takeover of Zenith; The Arsenal Shack Sabotage; Murder of a Major. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 25

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    Cover by Chuck Cuidera. Stories by Al Weine and Nathaniel Nitkin. Art by Charles Nicholas, Carl Hubbell, and Jack Camden. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. Wartime hero Private OHara and comedy relief Mortimer Wicket join the Mystery Men lineup; The Blue Beetle investigates Nazi agents in the US after an FBI agent is murdered and his cop partner Mike is abducted; Zanzibar, who looks like Mandrake the Magician in a blue fez, shows a corrupt business executive the terrible cost of cutting corners on vehicle safety. The Hoops; Subterfuge In San Francisco; The Red Ants of Death; The Masked Murderers; A Case of Soap; Innocent Prisoner; A Lesson From the Dead; Meet Mortimer; Stage Set For Murder. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 26
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    • INCOMPLETE. Piece missing from interior page, slightly interrupts art and story. Heavy tears in first wrap. Writing on multiple pages. Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • INCOMPLETE. First wrap missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover by Chuck Cuidera. Stories by Al Weine and Nathaniel Nitkin. Art by Charles Nicholas, Carl Hubbell, and Jack Camden. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. The Blue Beetle is tracking a murderer, but his secret identity Dan is framed for the murder instead; The Green Mask battles the mysterious Manx; Private O'Hara and his sidekick Squirt are sent to aid British troops stranded by storms in the Sudan. Mystery At the Fromme Mansion; Mission To the Sudan; Desert Saga; Menace of the Manx; The Toy Company Spies; Corpse On a Log; Lesson For a Traitress; Meet Mortimer; Stage Set For Murder. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 27

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    Cover by Ramona Patenaude. Art by Carl Hubbell, and Jack Camden. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. A hit-and-run murder leads The Blue Beetle to a gang fencing stolen cars, resulting in a fast-paced car-and-gun battle; Gary Kennedy, murdered by criminals, returns as The Wraith, a ghost who fights crime in the tradition of The Spectre; The Green Mask investigates a creepy haunted mansion by the sea. Cover by Ramona Patenaude, one of the few female Golden Age artists. The Murderous Cab Gang; Battle in Bospur; Brains Against Guns; Mortimer; Mystery of the Old Inn; The Origin of the Wraith; Anna--Framed For Murder; A Lesson For Charles Trent. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 28

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    Art by Charles Nicholas, Carl Hubbell, and Jack Camden. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. Blue Beetle meets the deceptively dangerous Countess Belladonna, an old lady who murders people with poisoned knitting needles, and BB's reporter girlfriend Joan is her next target; Private O'Hara joins forces with the locals to storm a strategic Nazi outpost by the Suez Canal; The Green Mask seeks a master criminal who uses his hypnotic powers to make ordinary people his helpless puppets, or as he calls them, human kill dolls. The Countess Belladonna; Battle of the Mosque; Seagoing Killer; Mortimer; The Devil and His Human Kill Dolls; Justice For Dippy Gordon; The Curse of the Empress Necklace; To Save a Suicide. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 29

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    Cover by Ramona Patenaude. Art by Charles Nicholas, Carl Hubbell, and Jack Camden. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. The return of Blue Beetle's foe Countess Belladonna, the sweet-looking old lady who murders people with poisoned knitting needles; Private O'Hara discovers a Nazi plot to impersonate Winston Churchill; The Green Mask and Domino seeks a killer who cuts off his victims' hands. Cover by Ramona Patenaude, one of the few female Golden Age artists. The Return of Countess Belladonna; Davey Jones Locker; Mortimer; The Dead Without Hands; Codicil of Death; The Death Master; Go West, Young Magician. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 30

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    Cover by Ramona Patenaude. Art by Charles Nicholas and Carl Hubbell. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. In a truly strange tale, The Blue Beetle explores sunken caves in search of missing people and seems to encounter Death itself; Private O'Hara seeks a Nazi agent as the British try to hold the pass of Gibraltar; The Green Mask and Domino battle the Searer, whose very touch can incinerate a person. Cover by Ramona Patenaude, one of the few female Golden Age artists. The Holiday of Death; Gibraltar; Torpedo Turnabout (text); The Caress of Death; The Walking Corpse; Killers Without Minds; The Ghost of Forest Manor. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Mystery Men Comics (1939) 31

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    Cover by Ramona Patenaude. Art by Charles Nicholas and Carl Hubbell. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics from Fox Feature, including the original Blue Beetle. The Wraith follows Irene to the West, where he must protect her from a mine swindle; The final appearance of original Green Mask and Domino, before the new Green Mask debuted in Green Mask Vol. 1 (1940) #10; Also the final appearances of Wraith, Mortimer, Private O'Hara, Lynx, and Zanzibar. Cover by Ramona Patenaude, one of the few female Golden Age artists. Vengeance of the Joss-House Demons; The Ghost Submarine; Atlantic Drama; Mortimer; Coffins for Coppers; Murder Holds the Stakes; Blood Money; Justice by Magic. Final issue of the series. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.