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Flame (1955 Ajax) comic books 1938 or later

  • Issue #1
    Flame (1955 Ajax) 1
    Published Jan 1955 by Ajax.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Stories by unknown. Art by unknown. In "The Tattoo Target!", the Flame and Susan are captured and held by a Miss Sable, who is in business to smuggle illegals into the country, and she wants the Flame to join her in this endeavor as well as putting her competition, under the leadership of Spats Mahooney, out of business! The Flame also stars in "Battlefront: Main Street"! Also featuring "A Star is Hatched" and "Tempest in a Teapot Dome" (about the scandal from the '20s). Plus: 2-page text story "The Trickster"! 32 pages, full color. (Note: Indicia lists #5; title is continued from Lone Eagle (1954).) Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Flame (1955 Ajax) 2
    Published Mar 1955 by Ajax.

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    Stories and art by Robert Webb, Manning Lee Stokes and Alex Blum. Chemist Kip Adams becomes The Flame, with superhuman strength and a reporter girlfriend. When mobsters kill an ice-cream man for selling the wrong popsicle, The Flame springs into action. Harbor tug captain Tugboat Tessie has adventures on the waters of the bay. Aviator hero Captain Speed discovers a mysterious hidden city in the Arctic. Deadly Vanilla and a Violin; Captain Speed: Danger Drift; Tugboat Tessie: Salt and Pepper; Trick Rescue; Where There's Smoke, There's Suspicion. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Flame (1955 Ajax) 3
    Published May 1955 by Ajax.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.70) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 3 1/2" Cumulative spine split. Cover detached. Glue at spine. Staples added (not manufacturing).

    Stories and art by Robert Webb, Ken Battefield, Manning Lee Stokes Alex Blum, and Fred Schwab (credited as Fist E. Cuffs). Chemist Kip Adams becomes The Flame, with superhuman strength and a reporter girlfriend. The Flame tries to find out who's behind a sabotage ring. Tugboat Tessie and Melody leap into action after an escaped circus elephant runs amuck on the Brooklyn Bridge. Boxer Plug McTee doesn't know what to do after his manager is bought out for ten grand. Devil's Business; The Man in the Seven-League Boots; Tugboat Tessie: Traffic and Tide!; Plug McTee; Everybody's Secret; The Flame's Field Day. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.