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Spy-Hunters (1950) comic books

  • Issue #3
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 3

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    Adventures of a Spy starring Jonathan Kent; North Korean spies in the United States--includes trip to Buddhist temple. Hi Fellows! the New Lionel Trains Catalog is Ready ad. The Spy Whose Blood Boiled! text story. Date With Danger, art by Robert S. Pious; Common Tern is confused for Comintern. The Vain Dictator text story. The Sleep of Death; The anti-immigration organization, America for Americans, is actually a fascist terrorist group. Jeopardy In the Jungle; Communists threaten a sugar plantation in the Philippines. Electric Football ad with Jim Prentice. 52 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 4
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    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Charles Sultan, John Belfi, Edvard Moritz, and Leonard Starr. Spy and Counterspy (1949) becomes Spy-Hunters, presenting tales of espionage just as the Cold War was heating up. Master spy Jonathan Kent tries to decode a Soviet message written in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics; The head of Americas space program is secretly a Nazi spy; The real-life tale of 18th-century spy Chevalier DEon, whose true gender was a mystery for decades. Jonathan Kent, Espionage Ace; A Sneeze in Time; Challenge from Space!; Spy Trap; Cold Fingers; Chevalier... Or Charmer?; The Sweet Plot; Pursuit Perilous. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 5

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Charles Sultan, Howard Larsen and Leonard Starr. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. Master spy Jonathan Kent smokes out a Soviet agent in a Yugoslavian weapons plant; How American agents outwit Soviet spies in the field; A Central American dictator launches a covert war on a neighboring democracy. Jonathan Kent, Espionage Ace; Tricks in Espionage; Dirty Spies; Terror from the Tropics!; Master Spy Methods; Phoney Plants; Caribbean Counterstroke; True Espionage Cases: Case of the Singing Canaries; Duck Soup; Trouble in Teheran. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 6

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    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Charles Sultan, Howard Larsen and Leonard Starr. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. A missing parole officer leads ace spy Jonathan Kent to a bank robber, a theft of gold bullion, and a tidal death-trap; Vic and Libby discover that Hitler is alive and hiding out in a Bavarian cave; How real-life Nazis used a Honduran pirate bay as a submarine base. Jonathan Kent, Espionage Ace; Strikeout; Menace in Madagascar; Smokescreen; Nazi Nemesis; Let There Be Light; Violence in Venezuela; True Espionage Cases: Caribbean Cunning; The Spy Who Played Dumb. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 7

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Ogden Whitney, Charles Sultan, Howard Larsen, Lin Streeter, and Bob Jenney. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. A reporter discovers communist agents in newly liberated Indonesia; Scientist Rick learns that communists are testing atomic weapons in Antarctica; The true-life tale of the treasonous air-raid warden. Jonathan Kent, Espionage Ace; Blowup in Batavia; A Match for Spies; Storm Over the South Pole; Trapped by Ivy; King of Spies; Smuggler's Stunt; True Espionage Cases: The Case of the Traitorous Air-Raid Warden; South American Smashup. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 8

    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Leonard Starr, Charles Sultan, John Celardo, and Edvard Moritz. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. Ace spy Jonathan Kent discovers yet another South American dictator is building H-bombs for the communists; Real-life Union spy Elizabeth Van Lew uses her eccentricities as a cover during the Civil War; The true-life tale of daring French spy Louise de Bettignies, aka Alice Dubois, during World War I. Jonathan Kent, Espionage Ace; Patrol Perilous; Test by Fire; Mongol Spies; Reverse for Spies; The Spy Who Bluffed a Prince; The Pulverizing Peril; Spy-Proof; The Crazy Spy. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 9

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Ogden Whitney, Charles Sultan, John Celardo, and Edvard Moritz. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. An American helps a Tibetan lama keep communists from overrunning his country; An underwater encounter between American and Soviet spies results in dueling bathyspheres; In ancient Persia, a spy conceals a secret message by tattooing it on his scalp, then letting his hair grow back. Jonathan Kent, Espionage Ace; Duel in the Depths; Hot on the Trail; Twin Umbrellas; Threat to Tibet!; Smoked Out; Assault in Armenia; The Tattooed Spy. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 10

    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Ogden Whitney, Charles Sultan, Robert S. Pious, and W. G. Hargis. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. A dying man in a kayak points American forces to a communist base in northern Greenland; Cowboys battle communist infiltrators in Texas; The true-life tale of Napoleonic spy Karl Schulmeister. Jonathan Kent, Espionage Ace; Assault in the Arctic; Sabotage Roundup; Alcohol Rubdown; Blowup!; The Spy with a Hundred Faces; Code Case; Terror in Trieste. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 11

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Charles Sultan and Lin Streeter. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. An American agent is accused of cowardice after he fails to prevent a kidnapping; A reporter in Burma encounters the beautiful and mysterious Lady Moonlight; In ancient Africa, Roman general Scipio and aide Caius Lelius use espionage against a Numidian king. Jonathan Kent, Espionage Ace; Coward's Case; Piano-Player Spy; Flare-Up; Blowup in Burma; Passport to Peril; Gunplay in the Gulf; Nazi Nemesis; Roman Ruse. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 12

    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Mort Drucker, George Wilhelms and Ogden Whitney. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. A beautiful Brazilian actress helps Slim Tremaine battle communists in the rainforest; An American spy and his Italian secretary encounter sinister Albanian agents during a pleasure cruise; A hand-woven rug causes journalist Chuck to be mistaken for a Soviet agent in Afghanistan. Featuring early art by MAD artist Mort Drucker. Brazilian Bombshell; Excursion into Fear; Taps for Spies; Subway Sabotage; Stung!; Affray in Afghanistan; Berlin Plot. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 13

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    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by W. G. Hargis, Lin Streeter and Charles Sultan. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. Communist agents steal a powerful new atomic device and threaten a city; Soldier of fortune Jack gets mixed up in India and Pakistans dispute over the Kashmir region; How real-life spies have cleverly concealed secret messages through the years. Jonathan Kent, Espionage Ace; Three Hours to Doom!; Coffin Corner; Panic at Point Mugu!; Cunning Couriers; Photographic Clue; Intrigue in India; Heel-Clicking Heel. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 14

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Cover by Ogden Whitney. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Lin Streeter and Charles Sultan. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. Navy intelligence investigates a mysterious submarine stalking the Eastern seaboard; A Native American woman and a forest ranger encounter communist agents in the north woods. In a fun sci-fi-flavored tale, a hypnotist (who looks like Mandrake the Magician) is actually a Nazi spy, seeking an American anti-gravity belt. The Vanishing Submarine; The Greedy Spy; Terror in the Timberland; Cracking the Code; Heroic Mission; Thunderbolt in Thuringia; Delayed Revenge; Hypnotist of Death; Spy Against Spain. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 15

    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Sam Cooper, Lin Streeter and Charles Sultan. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. Reporters Madge and Cliff encounter the communist Viet Minh in Thailand during the run-up to the Vietnam War. Tim is superstitious about crossing the Atlantic Ocean for the 13th time, but it seems the good luck charm Celeste gave him contains secret information for enemy agents. Tricks used by real-life Japanese spies during the Russo-Japanese War of 1905 help make Japan into a world power. Smashup in Siam; Gun Gimmick; Incident in Shanghai; Windmill Ruse; Alaskan Alarm; The 13th Crossing; Spies Against Russia; The Unsecret Spy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 16

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Al Williamson, George Wilhelms, Al Camy and Ogden Whitney. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. Communist agents plan to seed rainclouds to cause catastrophic floods in South Asia. Ken battles bears – both Soviet and polar – in an Arctic tale with art by EC legend Al Williamson. The lowdown on Revolutionary War spy Benedict Arnold, whose very name became a synonym for traitor. Storm over Swat; Jeopardy in Germany; Blowup in the Bering Sea; Spy in Sight; Benedict Arnold, the Traitorous Spy; Struggle in Singapore. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 17

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by George Wilhelms and Lin Streeter. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. A Florida fishing boat picks up coded messages on its shortwave radio; An infected escaped prisoner threatens to start a smallpox plague in Morocco; How Japan trained its spies during World War II. Flare-Up Off Florida!; Army of Dead Spies; Not Enough Rope; Mauling in Morocco; 3 Blind Rats; One Against Death; The Praying Spy. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 18

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Edvard Moritz, King Ward and Lin Streeter. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. An American pilot encounters an ancient biplane and a communist conspiracy over Poland; Suspicions mount after an American diplomat disappears; Roman king Tarquin and his son engineer a deadly ruse on the battlefield. Power Play in Poland; Pistol Lore; The Vanishing Diplomat; Surprise for Spies; Murder Stalks New York; The Spying Son. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 19

    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Jon Blummer and others. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. Reporter Mitch stumbles across a communist plot in Brazil; Spartan king Leonidas tricks a Persian army into fleeing their walled city; Real-life French spy Charles Binet averts a deadly gas attack during World War I. Bust-up in Brazil; End of the Trail; Sly Spies; Soo Canal Sabotage!; Spy Hunter Heroes: Counter Espionage Agent R493; Jimmy Wing's Ordeal; Nightmare in Nepal; Master Spies of History. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #20
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 20

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by King Ward and others. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. US agent Phil hunts a missing atomic scientist in Czechoslovakia; True-life double agent Alfred Redl plays Austro-Hungary against Russia; Real-life French spy Marthe Richer risks her life during World War I. Chase into Czechoslovakia; Pick-Up Point; Two Against Time; Palace in Vienna; The Double Spy; Vengeance in Vienna; Case of the Iron Rock; True Epics of Espionage. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #21
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 21

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. A South Korean agent impersonates his own twin brother, who is working for the communists; An American mining engineer finds communists in Colombia (while misspelling the countrys name throughout); Classic spy tricks vs. modern-day espionage techniques. Peril in Pyongyang; Death of a Snorkel; Intelligence Mission!; Cross-Up in Columbia; Spy Tricks; Payoff at Inchon; Cunning in Korea; Espionage: Old and New. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #22
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 22

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    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Robert S. Pious, Jon Blummer and Art Gates. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. A photographer goes to Korea when he learns his pictures may put a beautiful Korean-American agent in jeopardy; A Roman spy tries to prevent Hannibals invasion of Rome; Chinese communists set a trap for an American submarine. Destination Korea; Firing Squad!; Periscope on Peril; Spies of Antiquity; Flight into Fury; A Night's Work; Mission Accomplished! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #23
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 23

    Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Lin Streeter, Jon Blummer and Hy Eisman. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. Don leads the Foreign Legion into Vietnam, in search of the Nazi war criminal who cost him his eye (featuring a mild example of the injury-to-the-eye motif). French spies use rumor to demoralize Moorish forces during the 8th century. Agent Jim Dudley tracks a communist conspiracy to Chinatown. Intrigue in Indo-China; A Cell in Chingying; Patrol Perilous; Twenty Against Terror; The Map Case; Rumor-Mongering Spies; Chinatown Showdown! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #24
    Spy-Hunters (1950) 24

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    Cover by Ken Bald. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes. Art by Charles Nicholas, Edvard Moritz, Charles Quinlan, Pete Costanza, Dick Beck, George Klein, George Roussos and Pete Riss. Tales of espionage from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG, published as the Cold War was just heating up. Agent Don undertakes a daring mission behind Korean enemy lines to find a woman who is making propaganda broadcasts. The true tale of German spymaster Walter Canaris, who eventually turned against Hitler. An American agent tracks a communist extortion ring to Hong Kong. The Creeping Death!; City of 10,000 Spies; A Simple Saboteur; Broadcast Bombshell; Tsing Honshi; Canaris, the Cunning; Blackmail Brigade; The Spy Who Saved a Tank Corps. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.