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4-July-2012 5:46 pm
Username: tigercat 416
Comment: Bill Everett cover and art.
28-April-2013 10:38 pm
Username: freddyfly
Comment: black & white!

Volume: #1, Issue: #3[a]
Published: November 1938, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Lloyd Jacquet
Color: Color Cover; Color Interior Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Correct order of sequences and additional sequences info from Greg Huneryager, November 2008.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Skyrocket Steele
Credits: Pencils: Bill Everett (signed) | Inks: Bill Everett (signed)
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Skyrocket Steele Dodge Sari Marston

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Credits: Letters: ?; most typeset | Editing: Joe Hardie

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Skyrocket Steele
Synopsis: Steele and King Kurt arrived in the Guard Halls of Mannin, discovering utter destruction and an invisible man who over powers them both. Suddenly, a masked stranger appears, tells both of his captives that he has captured Sari, then fires a self-propelled bomb at the two.
Credits: Script: Bill Everett ? | Pencils: Bill Everett (signed) | Inks: Bill Everett (signed) | Letters: Bill Everett ?
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Skyrocket Steele Dodge Sari Marston King Kurt Invex, The Invisible Man (villain, Introduction) Vance Roy (villain)

Comic Story (7 pages) Adventures of Newsreel Cameramen
Featuring: The Newsreel Man
Synopsis: Tom and Bill's boss sends them out on a story aboard a ship to get some war films shot unaware that many of the crew members are planning a mutiny. After the mutiny and death of the Captain, the pair are set adrift and picked up by Chinese troops who take them where the war action is.
Credits: Script: Frank Frollo ? | Pencils: Frank Frollo (signed) | Inks: Frank Frollo (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Tom Norton (cameraman) Bill Rodman (cameraman) Cameramen's Boss Captain Johnson (of "The Sea Wolf", Death) General Fong (Chinese Soldier) Others Chinese Soldiers Ship's Crew Members [Red Joe Others Un-named] (villains, Some Die)

Comic Story (7 pages) The Lama of Kadak
Featuring: Joe Brailey
Synopsis: Joe has set up camp in Tibet while on his quest to find snow leopards, and makes his way with Maudie to the monestary Kadak, where Maudie playfully plays with the Lama's hat, and is nearly killed for it until a young child puts it on. Later, the duo get to see the ceremony during which the new Lama of Kadak will be chosen.
Credits: Script: Victor J. Dowling ? | Pencils: Victor J. Dowling (signed) | Inks: Victor J. Dowling (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Joe Brailey [aka Briley] Maudie Kang Mon-Yan-Sen (young Child Named The New Lama)

Comic Story (3 pages)
Featuring: Dirk the Demon, 24th Century Archaeologist
Synopsis: Dirk and his friends steal his father's hydroplane and stumble across a handgun dated 1937. Even more mysterious is the fact that he and his friends discover an air-sealed tight room loaded with gold, guarded by an old prospector, who has been trapped in the room since the 1930's!
Credits: Script: Bill Everett ? | Pencils: Bill Everett (signed) | Inks: Bill Everett (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Dirk The Demon [Dirk Cay] (introduction) Baron Cay (introduction, Dirk's Father) Laddie Teddy Reggad Un-named Old Man (gold Prospector, Death)

Text Story (4 pages) How Terry Kilgison Flew Around The World In A Day
Featuring: Terry Kilgison
Credits: Script: Lloyd Jacquet [as Lloyd Dyoll] (signed) | Pencils: Terry Gilkison [as T. G.] (signed) (3 spot illustrations) | Inks: Terry Gilkison [as T. G.] (signed) (3 spot illustrations) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction Aviation
Characters: Terry Kilgison (American Ace) Tom Norb (reporter) Un-identified Narrator (reporter) "The Guy"

Comic Story (2 pages) The Arrival of the Weekly Rocket-Ship Excursion on Mars
Featuring: 2038 A. D.
Credits: Script: A. S. Van Eerde (signed) | Pencils: A. S. Van Eerde (signed) | Inks: A. S. Van Eerde (signed) | Letters: A. S. Van Eerde ?
Genre: Humor Science Fiction

Comic Story (7 pages) Tracks in the Snow
Synopsis: Joe muses in his lonely, isolated cabin in the wintery wilderness over the fact that two motherless children have staked him to trap furs for the money and he has little to show for it.
Credits: Script: Howard L. Hastings ? | Pencils: Howard L. Hastings [as H. L. Hastings] (signed) | Inks: Howard L. Hastings [as H. L. Hastings] (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Joe Mearns (trapper) Charlie Big-Moose (full-blooded Indian And Runner For The Hudson Bay Company) Un-named Half-breed

Comic Story (7 pages) Fishermen's Luck
Featuring: Bob Colby
Synopsis: Bob runs across a boat's Captain who has just sprained his ankle and helps him home, where he confides to Bob that some newspaper reporters have hired his boat to go fishing, and now he can't take them. Knowing the man needs the money desperately for he and his daughter, Bob agrees to take the men out to fish.
Credits: Script: Martin Filchock ? | Pencils: Martin Filchock [also as Filchock] (signed) | Inks: Martin Filchock [also as Filchock] (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Bob Colby (adventurer) Un-named Boat's Captain Mary Ann (Captain's Daughter) Un-named Sheriff Four Bandits Goose (a Hijacker) Rest Un-named] (villains)

Comic Story (7 pages) Man-Hunt
Featuring: 'Wild Tex' Martin
Synopsis: Old Rufe refuses to tell Breed the location of his land charter that lays in one of the richest gold fields in the world, and is shot. Rufe comes to Rufe's aid and the Sheriff and Deputy track Breed to Rufe's cabin in the gold fields.
Credits: Script: Will Eisner [as William E. Eisner] (signed) | Pencils: Will Eisner [as William E. Eisner] (signed) | Inks: Will Eisner [as William E. Eisner] (signed)
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Sheriff "Wild Tex" Martin Rufe (land Owner) Ned (Martin's Deputy) Breed (villain)

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Credits: Letters: typeset
Characters: Lone Ranger [John Reid]

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