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  • Issue #1
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 1

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    Painted cover art. Untitled story from an original radio script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; The death of a waiter, who had been leading his union's fight against racket rule, leads the Green Hornet and Kato to rid that organization of its criminal bosses. Murder In the Offing from an original radio script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; The Hornet and Kato work to uncover a vicious murder, brought about when shyster lawyers take advantage of their position of trust to juggle funds entrusted to them. Measure for Measure from an original radio script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; Miss Case attempts to do a one-woman investigation of a racket in the Bureau of Weights and Measures, and has to be rescued by the Hornet. Sins of the Fathers text story. 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 2

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    Cover by Bert Whitman. The Numbers Racket, script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; The Green Hornet and Kato help clear a Police officer who has been charged with taking a bribe and is being framed by a group of racketeers. The Cure-All Racket, script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; The Green Hornet puts an end the business of a quack doctor, who has started a cure-all racket for cancer via a radio program from across the border. The Tourist Camp Racket, script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; After a shooting at a tourist camp, Britt Reid is informed about legislative efforts to push through a bill regulating the tourist camp industry. A Buzz From the Green Hornet anti-crime public service announcement, art by Bert Whitman Associates. 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 3
    • INCOMPLETE. Page missing, interrupts art and story. Near complete spine split. Full length spine split to interior wraps. Cover detached at one staple.
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • From the Mt. Rainier Collection.
    • Label #C77BFD-007

    Cover by Bert Whitman. Untitled story, script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; The Hornet must stop a gang of racketeers who are terrorizing fish peddlers in the city. Untitled story, script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; Britt Reid learns of several large insurance companies being tricked into paying burglary insurance on fake robberies, so the Hornet and Kato decide to smash this racket. Untitled story, script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; A series of apparently accidental deaths among poor souls living near the waterfront attracts the attention of the Hornet, who learn the truth behind a foul insurance racket. Untitled Lt. Jim Hannon story. 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 4

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    Cover by Bert Whitman. Jake Saco and the Broken Bridge, script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; When the Hornet discovers that Jake Saco left the supporting columns of a new bridge hollow in order to save money on construction, and that bridge collapses killing many innocent people, he decides to put Saco in jail where he belongs. Untitled story, script by Fran Striker (original radio script), art by Bert Whitman Associates; Britt Reid finds himself framed for murder by racketeers angry at him for their exposure in the pages of the Daily Sentinel. Tong War, script by Fran Striker (original radio script), art by Bert Whitman Associates; Grim intrigue throws the oriental section of a city into a terrible Tong war and Britt Reid, as the Hornet, decides to investigate. Crime Syndicate, script by Fran Striker (original radio script), art by Bert Whitman Associates; The Hornet hunts down a crooked politician who has literally bought access to the penitentiary in order to make possible prison escapes. 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 5
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #0248094008

    Cover by Bert Whitman. Untitled story, script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; The Hornet investigates a vicious racket of using residents of a home for the aged as slave laborers that profits the big boss named Riko. Untitled story, script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; The murder of a Sentinel reporter leads the Hornet to track down the murderer by pretending that Martin is still alive and still writing for the paper. Untitled story, script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; A crooked politician puts the blame for the murder of a shyster lawyer upon the woman he is representing. Untitled story, script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; The Green Hornet discovers a photo electric cell at the site of a subway construction site phony explosion and believes the foreman for the company is responsible for the destruction, but he must prove it. 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 6

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    Cover by Bert Whitman. Untitled story, script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; A mounted masked group of vigilantes burn a house killing a child; The distraught father calls on Britt Reid. . Untitled story, script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; Mr. Reid just wanted to buy a gaucho outfit for his nephew. Untitled story, script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; The circus is in town, and they've just happened to pick that day to fire the animal trainer. Untitled story, script by Fran Striker, art by Bert Whitman Associates; Johnson Chemical Works is having their microgene stolen. 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 7

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    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby (as Jon Henri), inks by Joe Simon (as Jon Henri). "The Case of the Murdering Clown," pencils by Pierce Rice; The Clown finds a way to cheat the electric chair and get his revenge. "Case of Museum Mummy," art by Arturo Cazeneuve (Green Hornet's face); At the opening of the Tutenkiem exhibit the discoverer of the mummy dies. Untitled story, script and art by Art Helfant; Daffy Drafty gets a ten-day furlough and he doesn't want to see any soldiers in uniform. Untitled story, art by Harry Fisk and Arturo Cazeneuve (corrections); Gary Blakely learns of a Nazi plot to blow up West Point, dressing up in his great, great grandfather's uniform he calls himself the Spirit of '76 and fights the Nazis. "Introducing the Blonde Bomber," art by Babara Hall; Honey saves Carmen from trying to kill herself. "Robin Hood Lives Again!", script by S. M. Iger, pencils by Pierce Rice, inks by Louis Cazeneuve; Dr. Fairbanks has decided to fight crime dressing up as Robin Hood and assembling a band of Merry Men; With his new recruit they go after a gang running a protection racket on truck drivers. Untitled story, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Joe Simon; How the Green Hornet first defeated the Clown. Untitled one-page story, script and art by Art Helfant; Maisie met a guy who does magic tricks. Army and Navy Laughs cartoons, art by Strauss, Cooper, Richter, and Al. Untitled story, script and art by Art Helfant; Goliath and the Mighty Midgets join the Army. "John Doyle Convicted of Murder," pencils by Pierce Rice, inks by Arthur Cazeneuve; Sentenced to death for a murder he did not commit by politicians who are protecting the real murderer, John Doyle escapes from prison and turns his convict uniform into a superhero costume as the Zebra. Buglerettes cartoons by Art Helfant. 68 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 8
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    The Case of the Parrot, pencils by Pierce Rice; A man with a cane commits murder to steal a parrot. The Case of Charlie the Midget, pencils by Pierce Rice; The Hornet tackles a gang of tire thieves. Untitled Spirit of '76 story, script and art by Bob Powell. The Case of the Flaming Flamingo featuring Blonde Bomber; Honey captures a Japanese submarine intent on sabotage in San Francisco. Untitled Robin Hood story, script by S. M. Iger. "Another V for Victory!, script and art by Art Helfant. 68 pgs., full color. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 9
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0284888011
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Stories and art by Jack Kirby, A. W. Nugent, Ed Wheelan, Bob Powell, Art Helfant, Barry Hill, Pierce Rice, W. Jourdain and Jerry Iger (credited as S. M. Iger), plus PSAs by Martin Branner, Al Capp, Bill Holman and Rube Goldberg. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Green Hornet investigates when he hears reports of an unstoppable robot bank robber. A special promotional section for War Bonds (a WWII fundraising drive) features comic-strip characters Smokey Stover, Winnie Winkle, a Rube Goldberg character and the Li'l Abner cast, all illustrated by their regular artists. Stripe-wearing hero Zebra faces the strange, hypnotic eyes of Dr. Hypno. Also featuring a cover and spot illustrations by Jack Kirby. The Case of the Metallic Monster; The Dance of Death; Roddy; Spirit of '76; Blonde Bomber: The Case of the Hollywood Hellcat; Robin Hood; Mighty Midgets; The Story behind the Cover; Green Hornet Buzzers; Funny Phony Facts; First Aid Kit; Zebra. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 10
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    • INCOMPLETE. First two wraps missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Stories and art by Mickey Spillane, Harry Sahle, Barbara Hall, Bob Powell, Art Helfant, Alex Blum, Pierce Rice, and Jerry Iger, credited as S. M. Iger. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. Baseball star Tommy Wallace is accused of shooting his girlfriend's father, but The Green Hornet learns the true villain is The Clown. The last survivor of the notorious King Mob is released from prison and abducted by the Rossi Gang, who hope he can lead them to missing loot, unless Robin Hood can intervene. Plus a story by future hardboiled mystery author Mickey Spillane, featuring Mike Lancer, a prototype for Spillane's "Mike Hammer" character. The Return of the Clown; Mike Lancer: The Syndicate of Death; The Career of Farmer Filcher; Spirit of '76; Blonde Bomber: Sabotage on Parade; Robin Hood and His Band; Mighty Midgets: The Funniest Jeeps in the Army; One Never Knows; Bloody Photo; Zebra: The Killer's Ruse. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 11

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    Stories and art by Richard Hughes, Harry Sahle, Sam Burlockoff, Bob Powell, Art Helfant, A. W. Nugent, and Arturo Cazeneuve. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Green Hornet faces the Subterranean Saboteurs and Mr. Hypocrite. Nazi fifth columnists are captured by the mysterious Mr. Q, actually a government agent who uses his spy tech to become a superhero. Zebra investigates the Case of the Hesitant Cop and faces the Badger. Green Hornet; Mr. Q; Green Hornet Buzzers; Spirit of '76; The Story behind the Cover; Bert Lawson: Murder on Schedule; Mighty Midgets; Belly Laughs; Zebra. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 12
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Tape on centerfold. Tiny piece of plastic debris trapped inside slab.
    • Label #1296753008
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Small piece of tape on centerfold.
    • Label #1102701011

    Stories and art by Sam Glanzman, Harry Sahle, Bob Powell, Art Helfant, W. Jourdain, and Arturo Cazeneuve. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Green Hornet seeks the truth behind a kidnapping on the docks, but the most important clue was destroyed. In the afterworld of American heroes, forgotten frontiersman Bunk Hill tries to convince Lincoln, Washington and the rest that he deserves to be counted among their ranks, in a humorous story with art by Sam Glanzman. Stripe-wearing hero Zebra investigates when a hospital patient commits a murder and escapes. Plus a note from the publisher saluting Sgt Alfred Harvey as he leaves for active duty during World War II. A Salute and a Pledge; Green Hornet: The Killer in Black; Mr. Q: Long Distance Murder!; Green Hornet Buzzers; Spirit of '76; The Story behind the Cover; The Spirit of 'Bunk' Hill; Mighty Midgets; Army and Navy; Roddy; Zebra; The Clue That Went Up in Smoke. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 13

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    Stories and art by Jill Elgin, Bob Powell, Art Helfant, Pierce Rice, and Arturo Cazeneuve. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Green Hornet faces The Brain, mastermind of crime, and partial peril the Half-Man. In their debut adventure, the Twinkle Twins investigate when a local paper starts printing pro-Nazi propaganda. Stripe-wearing hero Zebra discovers that Prof. Einmetz is growing giant animals in his lab, and that never ends well. Patriotic anti-Hitler cover may be the work of Arturo Cazeneuve. Green Hornet: The Case of the Half-Man; Army Fun!; Spirit of '76; The Story behind the Cover; Twinkle Twins: The Case of the Poisoned Paper; Mighty Midgets: On the Warpath; Army and Navy; Roddy; Zebra: The Case of the Menagerie of Monsters!. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 14
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    • INCOMPLETE. Five center wraps missing. Interrupts art and story.

    Stories and art by Al Bryant, Bob Powell, Art Helfant, Al Zere, A. W. Nugent and Arturo Cazeneuve. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Green Hornet discovers the secret of the giant who emerges from a volcano to wreak havoc on the city. Gangsters steal a scientist's "artificial mist" and use it to create a weapon of mass destruction. Stripe-wearing hero Zebra leaps into action when a monkey with a gun goes on a rampage. Bondage cover, possibly the work of Arturo Cazeneuve, references the Hornet's success in radio and movie serials. Green Hornet: The Juggernaut of Destruction!!!; Flossie; Spirit of '76; The Story behind the Cover; Twinkle Twins: Mike the Muscle; Mighty Midgets; Green Hornet Buzzers; Roddy: Victory Garden; Zebra: The Thinking Ape!; Sailors and Soldiers; Getting Maisie Married; The Case of the Blinding Green Fog! 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 15
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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Jerry Robinson, Bob Powell, Art Helfant, Jack Farr and Arturo Cazeneuve. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Green Hornet battles Nazi agents the Baron and Shiv Shine, in stories by Joker co-creator Jerry Robinson. The Twinkle Twins leap into action when the Nazis want Professor Thorton's Paralysis Ray. Stripe-wearing hero Zebra investigates when a killer decides to hire a lawyer before he's actually killed anyone. Nazi-punching cover by comics legend Alex Schomburg references the Hornet's success in radio and movie serials. Green Hornet: The Coins of Conscience; Spirit of '76; Twinkle Twins: The Case of the Professor's Paralysis Ray; Nazi Ghost Ship; Mighty Midgets; Sissy the Lion; Zebra: The Case of Liberty's Survival. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 16

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Art Helfant, and Arturo Cazeneuve. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Green Hornet battles Hercules, The Strongest Man In the World, and Tremont Tremaine, in stories with art possibly by Joker co-creator Jerry Robinson. Perhaps the highlight of the issue is a rare adventure starring World War II feminist and cultural icon Rosie the Riveter, as she is entrusted with keeping a vital wartime device away from enemy agents. Stripe-wearing hero Zebra investigates a fortune-teller at the circus who might be sharing national secrets with the Nazis. Cover by comics legend Alex Schomburg references the Hornet's success in radio and movie serials. Green Hornet: The Strongest Man In the World; Spirit of '76; Twinkle Twins; Rosie the Riveter; Mighty Midgets; Prisoner of War; The Sensational Case of the Milk Hoax; Zebra: The Man Who Looked Into the Future! 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 17

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Jill Elgin, Bob Powell, Art Helfant, and Arturo Cazeneuve. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. Nazi saboteurs target wartime iron suppliers until the Green Hornet intervenes, in GH stories with art possibly by Joker co-creator Jerry Robinson. The Twinkle Twins seek a butler's killer in a Scooby Doo-like plot, complete with a villain in a final-twist rubber-mask reveal. The werewolf-like Jackal tries to sabotage American shipyards. Nazi-punching cover by comics legend Alex Schomburg references the Hornet's success in radio and movie serials. Green Hornet: Ore For War; Spirit of 76; Twinkle Twins: The Murderer Who Killed Himself!!; Mighty Midgets: See Action In Alaska; Green Hornet: Pigeons and Parachutes of Peril!!; Nazis' Last Stand; Mel, The Messenger Boy; The Zebra: The Jackals Revenge. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 18

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Jerry Robinson, Marv Lev, Bob Powell, Art Helfant, and Arturo Cazeneuve. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. Nazi saboteurs enlist American hoboes to target a dam, in GH stories with art by Joker co-creator Jerry Robinson. The Twinkle Twins meet Mike the Muscle's nephew Mikey, a juvenile delinquent in the making, and try to set him straight. The clue to a million-dollar robbery is a crate of oranges, in a story that promotes War Bonds, a WWII fundraising drive. Bondage cover by comics legend Alex Schomburg references the Hornet's success in radio and movie serials. Green Hornet: The Society of the Swastika!; Spirit of 76; Mighty Midgets: Invisible Paint; Youngun and Tagalong; Green Hornet: Dam of Death!; The Story Behind the Cover; Twinkle Twins: The Lad Who was Bad!; Zebra: The Mystery of the Pink Drake Brand; Green Hornet Buzzers. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 19

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by A. W. Nugent, Bob Powell, Art Helfant, and Arturo Cazeneuve. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. One-eyed Nazi agent Dr. Zorano tries to sabotage the US war effort, and when Green Hornet goes after him, he releases dangerous animals from a zoo. Returning to America from a special mission in Africa, Spirit of 76 must keep a boxing kangaroo named Herbert from falling into Axis hands. Green Hornet must stop escaped killer Trouble Thomas from taking revenge on a prosecutor, even if he has to abduct the lawman himself. Green Hornet: The Monster Roars in German; Spirit of 76; Mighty Midgets: In Australia; Green Hornet: The Brute's Revenge; The Story Behind the Cover; Twinkle Twins: Salvage by Slobber; Zebra: Death on Display; Green Hornet Buzzers. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 20

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Jill Elgin, Art Helfant, and Joe Kubert. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. A Japanese spy releases a bright yellow T-Rex, riding on its back as he terrorizes America, in a one-of-a-kind story with art possibly by Joker co-creator Jerry Robinson. The Mighty Midgets battle the military-minded sabotage critters known as gremlins - then a new concept. Stripe-wearing hero Zebra investigates the murders of five men, and the finds only clue left behind: a silver silhouette, in an early story from comics legend Joe Kubert. Also featuring a vintage ad for boogie-woogie lessons ("If You Can Play Piano at All, You Can Play Boogie-Woogie!"). Green Hornet: Terror from the Past; Spirit of 76; Mighty Midgets Versus Gremlins; Blonde Bomber: Taurus the Nazi Bull; Flossie; The Story Behind the Cover; Twinkle Twins; Zebra: Silver Silhouette!!; Green Hornet Buzzers. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 21
    • 4" cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Oxidation and brittleness.

    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Jerry Robinson, Bob Powell, Art Helfant, and Arturo Cazeneuve. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. Haitian voodoo priestess Mamaloi disguises herself as an American secretary to turn a US defense scientist into a zombie, in a story with art by Joker co-creator Jerry Robinson. The Spirit of 76 learns that the suspiciously Sinatra-esque Hank Wonatra is sharing code messages with enemy agents when he sings. The Twinkle Twins infiltrate a gang of pool sharks by wearing fancy "zoot suits," then a trendy outfit. Green Hornet: The Corpse Who Walked Away; Spirit of 76; Mighty Midgets; Blonde Bomber; Corporal Fooie; The Story Behind the Cover; Twinkle Twins: The Zoot-Suit Sharks; Zebra: Gluttony Must Kill. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 22

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Jerry Robinson, Bob Powell, Art Helfant, Jill Elgin and Bob Fujitani. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. There has to be more to the story when police spot Green Hornet consorting with Japanese spies, in a story with art by Joker co-creator Jerry Robinson. The Blonde Bomber discovers a Nazi plot to destroy the supply of muskrat fur that lines the bomber jackets of US military pilots - haven't seen that one before. The Twinkle Twins discover an extortion racket when a philanthropist suddenly closes down a rec center for impoverished kids. Green Hornet Turns Traitor; Spirit of 76: Death Rides Patrol; Mighty Midgets: Major Kokomo; Blonde Bomber: Horror Rules the Quicksands; The Story Behind the Cover; Twinkle Twins: Danny Whacks the Weeper; Zebra: Masquerade of Murder. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 23
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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Jerry Robinson, Bob Powell, Art Helfant, Jill Elgin and Bob Fujitani. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. Zebra searches for a vampire stalking the city, in a weird precursor to Harvey's horror classics of the 1950s. Blonde Bomber battles sharks and Nazi collaborators in a Central American republic. The Twinkle Twins help a disabled boy after coal thieves murder his grandfather. Green Hornet; Spirit of 76: Death Rides Patrol; Mighty Midgets: Swing Out; Blonde Bomber: Blood and Sharks' Teeth; The Story Behind the Cover; Twinkle Twins: Red Coals of Crime; Zebra: Gore of the Vampire. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 24

    Stories and art by Bob Powell, Art Helfant, A. W. Nugent and Bob Fujitani. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. Green Hornet's old foe Baron Satakai returns from the dead, in a story with art possibly by Joker co-creator Jerry Robinson. The Blonde Bomber discovers that Axis agents disguised as Eskimos are sabotaging the US salmon supply. Circus performers are targeted by the disturbing figure called The Creeper, who slightly resembles the later Steve Ditko character of that name. Green Hornet: Satakais Ghost Craves Blood!; Spirit of 76: The Black Samurai; Blonde Bomber: Fiends of the Blizzard; Mighty Midgets are Taken Prisoner!; The Story Behind the Cover; Green Hornet Twisters; Crackpot Cornelius; Twinkle Twins: Kids for Sale; Zebra: The Creeping Freak. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #25
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 25
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Tape on cover.
    • Label #1570873012
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    Stories and art by Jerry Robinson, Art Helfant, A. W. Nugent and Bob Powell. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. Enemy agents want the new invention called the Audio-Visor (what we would call TV), in a story with art by Joker co-creator Jerry Robinson. The reader is invited to solve a robbery before G-Man Bull does, by examining three clues. Green Hornet battles saboteurs, in a story referencing the soldiers returning from World War II. Green Hornet: The Eye of Satan; Detective You; Spirit of 76: The Night of the Dark Moon; Blonde Bomber: The Murdering Muscleman; Maisie Meets the Prince; The Story Behind the Cover; Green Hornet Buzzers. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #26
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 26

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    Cover by Jerry Robinson. Stories and art by Jerry Robinson, Art Helfant, and Bob Fujitani. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. Green Hornet matches wits with the sinister fortune-teller known as The Mystic, in a story with art by Joker co-creator Jerry Robinson. Zebra seeks a killer (with a pointed tongue, like the Creeper in issue #24) who just can't control his homicidal impulses. A judge seeks the Twinkle Twins' help in combating a gang of child pickpockets. Green Hornet: Seance of Death; Zebra; Mighty Midgets: In Arabia; Twinkle Twins; Getting Maisie Married; The Story Behind the Cover; Green Hornet Buzzers. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #27
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 27
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    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Label #1497100008

    Cover by Al Gabriele. Stories and art by Jerry Robinson, Art Helfant, and Jill Elgin. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. Green Hornet battles saboteurs who are derailing trains, in a story with some nice train art by Joker co-creator Jerry Robinson. The Blonde Bomber discovers an Axis plot to further bomb Pearl Harbor during World War II. Spirit of '76 battles a tiger and Japanese spies in the jungles of Burma. Green Hornet: Revenge Rides the Death-Tracks; Private Pinky; Blonde Bomber: The Helicopter Bandits; The Spirit of '76: The Spy of Burma; Green Hornet Buzzers. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #28
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 28
    • Centerfold coming loose at one staple.

    Stories and art by Jerry Robinson, Art Helfant, and Bob Fujitani. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The musical killer called The Note uses his robot hand to play a violin note that causes death and destruction, in an offbeat story with art by Joker co-creator Jerry Robinson. Spirit of '76 tries to help his buddy Tubby collect a samurai sword from WWII Japan without getting killed in the process. Twinkle Twins seek a bartender who serves minors, in a somewhat heavy-handed temperance story that targets the then-new concept of "juke joints." Green Hornet: Death's Screaming Symphony; The Spirit of '76: The Souvenir Sword; Green Hornet: Mole Meets Hornet; Twinkle Twins: Madness For Minors; Zebra: Satan's False Face; Blonde Bomber: Viva Victory; Green Hornet Buzzers. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #29
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 29

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    Cover by Jerry Robinson. Stories and art by George Roussos, Jerry Robinson, Ernie Schroeder, Art Helfant, and Bob Fujitani. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. Crooks robbing a museum are the first ones enslaved by a revived mummy, in a story with art by Joker co-creator Jerry Robinson. Spirit of '76 seeks a rogue Japanese mini-sub that is sinking Allied vessels thousands of miles from Axis territory. Twinkle Twins encounter Axis spies, a disintegration ray, and a runaway gorilla. Green Hornet: The Mummy Murders!; The Spirit of '76: The Tiger Shark's Lair; Green Hornet: Last Mile Vengeance; Twinkle Twins: Gorilla-Tactics; Zebra: Death Plays the Outfield; Mighty Midgets: Lion Hunters; Flak From a Flying Fortress. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #30
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 30

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    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Joe Kubert, Bob Powell, Art Helfant, and Bob Fujitani. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. GH seeks the cause of deadly accidents on a racetrack, in a story with art possibly by Joker co-creator Jerry Robinson. US fighter pilots must make a sacrifice during combat, in an early story from comics legend Joe Kubert. Stripe-wearing hero Zebra battles the hideously disfigured Dr. Diabole, in a pre-Code horror story that also marks Zebra's final appearance. Green Hornet: Death At The Finish Line; Spirit Of 76; Flossie; Twinkle Twins: Bombo Goes Berserk; Black Beauty Meets A Challenge; Mighty Midgets; Sacrifice; Zebra: The Phantom Philtre. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #31
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 31

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    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Art Helfant, and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. Green Hornet investigates smugglers on the bay, in a story with nice nautical art by Al Avison. The reader is invited to solve a two-page mystery before the Green Hornet can. The Phantom Stranger-like Man in Black presents a wartime tale of action and espionage. Also featuring a vintage ad for "New Postwar Roller Derby Outdoor Skates," "available for the first time in years" due to wartime metal rationing. Classic cover by Al Avison. Green Hornet: Fishes and Fools; Spirit Of 76; Green Hornet's U-Solve-It Mystery: Murder In the Baggage Car; The Forgotten Sound; Twinkle Twins: The Case of the Wandering Necklace; Fire With Fire!; Mighty Midgets: Seeing Things; Sacrifice; Man In Black: Tale of Treachery. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #32
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 32

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    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Art Helfant, A. W. Nugent and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. Blonde Bomber catches a jewel thief by using x-rays. The Man in Black narrates the strange tale of a deep-sea diver who finds a sunken treasure with an experimental new diving suit. Tubby's cousin Hector learns Spirit of '76's secret identity and becomes his teen sidekick. Green Hornet: Death As a Service; Spirit Of 76; You Find 'Em!; Blonde Bomber: The X-Ray of a Jewel Thief; Mighty Midgets: The Sky's the Limit; All-Sports Puzzler; Dry Swamp; Ricky Roony; Detective You; Man In Black; Bimbo's Beanery. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #33
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 33

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    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Art Helfant, and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. Rotund river pirate Jolly Roger targets a ferryboat, until Green Hornet enters the picture. Blonde Bomber gets mixed up with a murdered symphony conductor and his identical twin. A daring pilot tries to break a coast-to-coast flight-speed record, but he didn't reckon on Googy the Gremlin. The Man in Black gives himself a name in this story: Mr. Twilight. Green Hornet: Ferryboat Fantasy; Spirit Of 76; Mighty Mountain; Blonde Bomber: Concerto for Death; Mighty Midgets; Man In Black. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #34
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 34

    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Art Helfant, and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. Green Hornet investigates when men are killed after their obituaries appear in the newspaper. Blonde Bomber accidentally photographs a murderer while shooting society-page photos at an upscale party. Mad scientists use a female pilot and her fiance as fodder for their reanimation experiments, until the Man in Black steps in. Green Hornet: The Obituary Murders; Spirit Of 76; Slaughter Island; The 216; Roddie; Blonde Bomber: Portrait of a Murderer; Mighty Midgets Out West; Man In Black. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #35
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 35
    • 3 1/2" spine split from the top. Cover and centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Bill Draut, and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Hornet tracks a gang that specializes in stealing evidence from police warehouses to sabotage prosecutions. The Society of the Black Skull frames Tommy for a bank robbery, and only his pal Spirit Of 76 can clear his name. Female private eye (and early action girl) Calamity Jane finds real danger after she's hired to protect a mischievous rich kid. Green Hornet: The Case of the Souvenir Hunter; Spirit Of 76; The Kingpin of Crime; Ricky Roony; Story Behind the Cover: High-Dive Death; Calamity Jane: The Fat Tuesday. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #36
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 36

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    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Bob Powell, Bill Draut, Buford Tune and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Hornet investigates a grisly murder at a steel foundry, and almost gets cast as his own statue. Spirit Of 76 deals with an impostor and two beautiful women at a fancy society party, who each want to use him for their own purposes, in a particularly goofy story. Female private eye (and early action girl) Calamity Jane reveals how a man met his exact double, in a story featuring a cameo by Calamity Jane artist Bill Draut himself. Green Hornet: Molten Justice; Spirit Of 76; The Case of the Floating Body; Snoop and Droop; Dotty Dripple; Calamity Jane: The Man Who Met Himself. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #37
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 37

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    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, Bob Powell, Bill Draut, Buford Tune and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Hornet investigates a mad doctor who drives wealthy and powerful people to suicide with drugs of his own design. Electric-powered hero Shock Gibson faces gigantic monsters while exploring the far side of the moon with his science team. The origin of boxer Kid Adonis, in a story with art by Joe Simon and a likely script assist by Jack Kirby. Creative cover by Al Avison. Green Hornet: Maker of Madness; Spirit Of 76: Kidnap Kapers; Shock Gibson: The Giant-Eared Giants!; Green Hornet: Tearoom Murders; Kid Adonis: Bust of Adonis; The Furnished Room: The Smiling Salesman; Green Hornet vs. Puppet Master; Dotty Dripple. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #38
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 38

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    Stories and art by Joe Simon, C.C. Beck, Pete Costanza, Bob Powell, Bill Draut, Buford Tune and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Hornet battles arson on the docks, in a story with an action-packed splash page. Electric-powered hero Shock Gibson and his science team, Beautee and Dr. Bright, face Dr. Gromkin and the Moonmen on the far side of the moon. Boxer Kid Adonis meets the overconfident Superior Male, a strange visitor from another planet, giving Simon and Kirby the chance to spoof Superman himself. Plus a vintage Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie Saves the School Party," with art by Shazam creator C.C. Beck and Pete Costanza. Green Hornet: Boomerang; Crime and Combustion: Shock Gibson: Death on the Moon; Green Hornet: Blackmail; Kid Adonis: The Affairs of the Man from Out of This World; The Furnished Room; Dotty Dripple. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #39
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 39

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    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, Allen Saunders, Ken Ernst, Buford Tune and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Hornet must clear his name after imitation "Green Hornets" frame him for crimes. The Simon-Kirby superhero Stuntman stumbles across a resort town for crime, where mobsters have team-building workshops. Plus reprints of the classic comic strip Mary Worth, as Mary probes the secrets of Gypsy Monez. Cover by Al Avison owes a debt to Eisner's The Spirit. Green Hornet: The Men Behind the Masks; Mary Worth; Stuntman: Rest Camp for Criminals; Green Hornet: Unknown Terror; Veil of Deception; Dotty Dripple. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #40
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 40
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #0123839002

    Stories and art by Allen Saunders, Ken Ernst, Buford Tune and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Hornet investigates a rigged game show. Then he goes after an insurance swindle that targets an old friend. The reader is invited to solve a two-page mystery before the Green Hornet can. Plus reprints of the classic comic strip Mary Worth - perhaps as un-superheroic a strip as possible - as Mary probes the secrets of Gypsy Monez. Green Hornet: Digits For Dumbbells; Mary Worth; Green Hornet: My Money--Your Life; Green Hornet's U-Solve-It Mystery: Case 49235-X; The Killer's Brand; Race Against Death; Dotty Dripple. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #41
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 41

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    Stories and art by Paul McCarthy, Allen Saunders, Ken Ernst, Buford Tune and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Hornet tracks an auto-theft ring. Rival astronomers come to blows over naming rights to a new star, in another story with a strong Spirit-era Eisner feel. The reader is invited to solve a mystery before the Green Hornet can, after a man calls the Hornet to report his own impending murder. Plus reprints of the classic comic strip Mary Worth. Green Hornet: Crime on Wheels; Mary Worth; Green Hornet: The Stolen Star; Green Hornet's U-Solve-It Mystery: Death Pays a Sick Call; Ricky Roony; Dotty Dripple; Green Hornet: Dragnet of Doom; Sally and the Gang; Green Hornet: Green for Danger. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #42
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 42

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    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Allen Saunders, Alfred Andriola, Buford Tune and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. A $40,000 loaf of bread leads Green Hornet to a smuggling ring on the waterfront. A gambling racket uses orphans as runners, until one of them alerts the Hornet. The reader is invited to solve a two-page mystery before the Green Hornet can. Plus reprints of the classic detective comic strip Kerry Drake. Also featuring a Tootsie Roll ad, "Captain Tootsie and the Babe Ruth Story," with art by Shazam creator C.C. Beck and a cameo by actor William Bendix, promoting the film The Babe Ruth Story. Green Hornet: Treachery on the Waterfront; Green Hornet: The Orphanage Racket; Green Hornet's U-Solve-It Mystery; Winnie the Waitress; Kerry Drake: Crime Can't Win; Dotty Dripple; Green Hornet: Case of the Golden Eye; Green Hornet: Secret of the Tomb. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #43
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 43
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scratching on front and back of slab.
    • Label #0121078013

    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Vic Herman, Allen Saunders, Alfred Andriola, Buford Tune and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Green Hornet must decide what to do when reporter Linda Travis discovers his secret identity while working for his father. Plus reprints of the classic comic strip Kerry Drake from 1944, as Kerry takes on bootlegger Frisco and her vicious girl-gang. The reader is invited to solve a two-page mystery before the Green Hornet can. Also featuring a vintage ad for Roy Rogers "Authentic Western Styles" outfits and the "Roy Rogers Riders." Tommy Tween; Green Hornet: Desperate Gamble; Green Hornet: Flirt With Death!; Green Hornet's U-Solve-It Mystery; Winnie the Waitress; Sally and the Gang; Snoopy; Kerry Drake: The Case of Frisco Cicero; Dotty Dripple; Green Hornet: Front Page Scandal; Green Hornet: Fight For Life. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #44
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 44

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    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Allen Saunders, Alfred Andriola, Buford Tune and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. Casey Case learns the Green Hornet's true identity, and as he takes a new approach to crime, the Hornet faces the mysterious Woman In Black. The reader is invited to solve a two-page mystery before the Green Hornet can. Plus reprints of the classic comic strip Kerry Drake from 1944, as Kerry Drake corners deadly female bootlegger Frisco Cicero. Also featuring a vintage PSA/advertisement for fire safety. Green Hornet: The Torn Mask; Green Hornet: Woman In Black; Green Hornet's U-Solve-It Mystery: Idol's Death; Winnie the Waitress; Haunted House?; Snoopy; Kerry Drake; Dotty Dripple; Green Hornet: The Case of the Dead Fisherman; Green Hornet: Mystery of the Hidden Shack. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #45
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 45
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • INCOMPLETE. Pieces cut from several pages, interrupts art and story.

    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Allen Saunders, Alfred Andriola, Buford Tune, W. Jourdain and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. GH intervenes when rival gambling rings start a gang war. The reader is invited to solve several two-page mysteries before the Green Hornet can. Plus reprints of the classic comic strip Kerry Drake, from 1944, as Kerry and district attorney Barr Mallory deal with the aftermath of Frisco Cicero's bootlegging ring. Green Hornet: The Murder That Boomeranged; Kerry Drake; Desert Murder; Green Hornet: Gold on the Hoof; Another U-Solve-It Mystery: The Justice Killer; Dotty Dripple; Flossie; Snoopy; Green Hornet: Battles the Crooked Shyster. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #46
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 46
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0721319001

    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Ham Fisher, Allen Saunders, Alfred Andriola, Buford Tune, and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Green Hornet investigates the marijuana gang of Ziggie and Twinkletoes. Reprints of the classic comic strip Kerry Drake, as Kerry confronts the Gun Rental Racket run by Squirrel Cicero and Dr. Zero. The reader is invited to solve several two-page mysteries before the Green Hornet can. Plus a war bonds PSA featuring Joe Palooka, with art by Ham Fisher, "Little Max Lends a Helping Hand." Green Hornet: The Case of the Marijuana Racket; Another U-Solve-It Mystery: The Too Helpful Witness, Mysterious Disappearance; Kerry Drake; Desert Murder; Green Hornet: Call To Action; Another U-Solve-It Mystery; Dotty Dripple; Flossie; Snoopy; Ace Detective Proves Crime Can't Win. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #47
    Green Hornet Comics (1940) 47
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    • Paper: White
    • Minor residue on back, top left of case.
    • Label #0019150014

    Cover by Al Avison. Stories and art by Allen Saunders, Alfred Andriola, Buford Tune, and Al Avison. The first comic to feature The Green Hornet, the radio-turned-movie superhero from the creator of the Lone Ranger. The Green Hornet sets out to prove that an escaped convict is innocent of murder. The reader is invited to solve several two-page mysteries before the Green Hornet can. Plus reprints of the classic comic strip Kerry Drake, as Dr. Zero immobilizes Kerry with spider venom and takes him captive. Green Hornet: The Double-Cross Murder; Green Hornet's U-Solve-It Mystery; Kerry Drake; The Story Behind the Cover; Green Hornet: Trapping a Murderer! Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.