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Daring Mystery Comics (1940) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Daring Mystery Comics (1940) 1

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    Cover art by Alex Schomburg. The Fantastic Thriller of the Walking Corpses starring The Fiery Mask, script and art by Joe Simon; Dr. Jack Castle begins investigating the disappearance of eight men and the appearance of living corpses, bent on serving a mad scientist whose avowed aim is conquering the world. Untitled Soldier of Fortune, John Steele story, art by Larry Antonette [as Dean Carr]; Steele helps a nurse, whose life he has just saved, through a series of perilous encounters with the Nazis, in order to get a vital message to the General. Untitled The Texas Kid, Robin Hood of the Range story, art by Ben Thompson. The Menace of Mr. Muro starring Monako, Prince of Magic, art by Larry Antonette. The Football Fixing Scheme starring Flash Foster at Midwestern, script and art by Bob Wood. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Daring Mystery Comics (1940) 2

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    Voyage To Sunev starring Zephyr Jones, script by Joe Cal Cagno, art by Fred Schwartz; Scientist and inventor, Dr. Morrison Jones, died before his rocketship could be completed so that he could realize his dream of making the first trip to the planet Mars. His son Zephyr, however, vows to live out his father's dream! Origin of the Phantom Bullet; Reporter Allen Lewis is baffled by the death of a wealthy man who cluitches a feather in his hand, but soon learns of a mysterious race of "bird-men" that seemed to be involved. King of the Jungle starring Trojak, the Tiger Man, script and art by Joe Simon [as Gregory Sykes]. Who In Reality Is Mr. "E"?, script by Joe Cal Cagno, art by Al Carreno. Enter the Laughing Mask, script by Will Harr, art by Maurice Gutwirth. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Daring Mystery Comics (1940) 3

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    Cover art by Alex Schomburg. The Escape of Red Corker starring Dale of the FBI, script by Phil Sturm; Red Corker escapes from prison and re-unites with his old gang, having planned dozens of jobs while housed in jail. In the Miracle City, pencils by Jack Binder, inks by E. C. Stoner; While on a scouting expedition in 1945 in South Africa, Breeze discovers a Japanese Army marching toward British territory, but is shot down. Mystery of the Swabert Mansion starring The Purple Mask, script by Will Harr, art by Maurice Gutwirth. The Devil Beast and the Nazis starring Trojak, the Tiger Man, script and art by Joe Simon. The Origin of Marvex the Super-Robot. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Daring Mystery Comics (1940) 4

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    Cover art by Alex Schomburg. Busting a Banker, art by Maurice Gutwirth; A daring bank robbery leads the Purple Mask after the gang responsible and he discovers that the bank's President is involved with the crime. The Zeppelin Attack; K-4 and his assistants are assigned the job of tracking down an enemy zeppelin that is being used to drop mines by parachute over vital installations. On the Trail of Muro starring Monako Prince of Magic, art by Larry Antonette. Mars Attacks--Whirlwind Carter of the Interplanetary Secret Service, script and art by Fletcher Hanks. The Spike Green Case starring Marvex the Super Robot, art by Hal Sharp. The World of Savages starring Breeze Barton, art by Jack Binder. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Daring Mystery Comics (1940) 5

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    Cover art by Alex Schomburg. G-Man Outfit ad. The Jelly of Doom, script by George Kapitan, art by Harry Sahle; The Fiery Mask saves the world from a flesh-eating ooze unleashed by a mad scientist. The Devil-Flower, art by Arnold Hicks; Trojack, Edith and Balu seek out the life juice of the devil-flower to save Jerry's life. Strike Against the Nazis starring K-4 and his Sky Devils. The Origin of Monako starring Monako, Prince of Magic, art by Larry Antonette. Battle of the Robots starring Marvex, art by Hal Sharp. Introducing Little Hercules, script and art by Bud Sagendorf. Meet the Falcon starring The Falcon, art by Maurice Gutwirth. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Daring Mystery Comics (1940) 6

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon. Red Raven Comics #1 ad, art by Jack Kirby. Introducing Marvel Boy, script by Joe Simon, pencils by Jack Kirby (pages 1-3) and Joe Simon (pages 4-10), inks by Joe Simon; The soul of Hercules is reincarnated as Martin Burns, who displays unusual strength from infancy but hides his abilities from his peers; On his fourteenth birthday, Zeus tells Martin the source of his powers, names him the Marvel Boy, gives him his costume and sends him out against fifth columnists. The Legion of the Doomed, script by Joe Simon, pencils by Jack Kirby (pages 1-4) and Joe Simon (pages 5-10), inks by Joe Simon. The Man of the Day After To-morrow starring Stuporman. The Black Ace starring The Flying Flame, script by Bill O'Connor [as Okie], art by Ben Flinton. The Schustak Case starring The Falcon, art by L. Bing. The Origin of Dynaman, art by Steve Dahlman. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Daring Mystery Comics (1940) 7

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    Cover art by Joe Simon. The Amazing New Comicscope! ad with Captain America and Bucky. Untitled The Thunderer story, script by John Compton, art by Carl Burgos; Jerry Carstairs uses his radio skills to intercept Nazi messages and construct the booming voice he uses as the Thunderer. Introducing the Fin, script and art by Bill Everett; Lt. Peter Noble is the sole survivor of a wrecked U.S. Navy submarine; as he escapes the wreck he finds himself unable to float and ends up inside a cavern populated by flying mer-men. Origin of the Blue Diamond, art by Ben Thompson. Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty ad. The Underground Empire starring Captain Daring, script by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, pencils by Kirby. Sub-Mariner #1 ad. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Daring Mystery Comics (1940) 8

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby. V For Victory, pencils by Ben Thompson [as Tom Benson]; British soldier Lt. John Watkins is injured and left behind at the retreat to Dunkirk; when he recovers he is mysteriously stronger, and returns to the battlefield in France as Citizen V to rally the conquered peoples to strike back at the Nazis. Terror Reigns On the High Seas, script and art by Bill Everett; The Fin discovers a Nazi U-boat captained by the Barracuda finishing off the destruction of a freighte; he boards the sub, fights the Barracuda, and radios the allied military to pick up the defeated Nazis. Marvel Mystery Comics ad. Death Rides the Air Waves starring The Thunderer, script by Irving Werstein [as I. Werstien (sic)], art by Ed Robbins. The Groom Strikes starring Li'l Professor and Rudy the Robot, script and art by Frank Pretsch. Captain America Comics #9 ad, pencils by Jack Kirby. The Hypnotized Ghosts starring Blue Diamond, art by Ben Thompson. 68 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.