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Mystery Comics (1944) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Mystery Comics (1944) 1

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    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Alex Schomburg, Ken Battefield, Ed Good, Leo Isaacs and Everett Raymond Kinstler. Adventure with jungle heroes, space heroes and superheroes, several of whom - Wonderman, Zudo, Magnet, and Silver Knight - debuted in Complete Book of Comics and Funnies (1944) #1 earlier in the year. Wonderman suspects the Immortal Emperor is hiding out on the Dark Planet Lilith, somewhere near the Moon. Captain Dick Devens, King of Futuria, battles Venusians in the far-off era of the late 20th century. The Magnet's Geo-Locator is put to its first test in tracking down the Crimson Conqueror. The Wonderman who appears in this issue has no connection to either the Wonder Man created by Will Eisner for Fox or the later Marvel character. Brad Spencer, Wonderman; Zudo the Jungle Boy; King of Futuria; The Magnet; The Silver Knight. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Mystery Comics (1944) 2
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    • Strong mothball odor.

    Cover by Alex Schomburg. Stories and art by Robert Stanwood, Ken Battefield, Ed Good, and Alex Schomburg. Adventure with jungle heroes, space heroes and superheroes. Wonderman storms the fortress of mad Dr. Voodoo just as the Vacuum Spiral draws monsters from distant space. Fortune hunters and a rogue shaman trick natives into mining for diamonds. The Magnet is captured by criminals who want to use his Geo-Locator to find an Aztec treasure. The Wonderman who appears in this issue has no connection to either the Wonder Man created by Will Eisner for Fox or the later Marvel character. Brad Spencer, Wonderman: The Monsters of Dr. Voodoo; Zudo the Jungle Boy: The Menacing Medicine Man; The Safety Guard; King of Futuria: Karlak's Oxygen Ionizer; The Magnet: The Treasure of the Aztec Princess; Jack Manning: Short Circuit Doom. 52 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Mystery Comics (1944) 3

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    Classic Alex Shomburg cover. Featuring Brad Spencer, Wonderman (pencils by Shomburg?); Zudo the Jungle Boy (pencils by Ken Battefield); Lance Lewis, Space Detective makes his debut; The Magnet (who welds the amazing 'Geo-Locater,' a device "from which no criminal can escape," pencils by Ed Good); "King of Futuria" - in which time traveler Dick Devens protects the 30th century from Venusian Tentacle-Men (who resemble tentacled Mr. Potato-Heads wearing tiny sombreros). Thanks to Grand Comics Database for the above artist information! Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Mystery Comics (1944) 4
    • 4.5" Cumulative spine split. Cover and centerfold detached. Cover anchored with tape at spine.

    Stories and art by Ken Battefield, Ed Good, and Alex Schomburg. Cover by Alex Schomburg. Adventure with jungle heroes, space heroes and superheroes. The Immortal Emperor, whose mask looks like a giant pencil eraser, abducts women for sacrifice in his evil rituals; Space freighters are attacked by gigantic amoeba men; The Magnet uses his Geo-Locator to find Nazi saboteurs. The Wonderman who appears in this issue has no connection to either the Wonder Man created by Will Eisner for Fox or the later Marvel character. Also featuring an ad for war bonds, a wartime fund drive. Brad Spencer, Wonderman: The Macabre Den of the Immortal Emperor; Zudo the Jungle Boy: The Pygmies' Shining Stone; The Safety Guard; Dick Devens, King of Futuria: To the 50th Century; The Magnet: The Gestapo Agents' Escape; Lance Lewis: The Amoeba Men; Adam. Final issue of the series; Wonderman and Dick Devens later appeared in Wonder Comics (1944 Great). 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.