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Issue: #9
Published: November 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Abner Sundell
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover, Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 3.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Steel Sterling
Credits: Pencils: Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed) | Inks: Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Steel Sterling

Comic Story (14 pages) The Terror of Twisto
Featuring: Steel Sterling
Synopsis: A circus is going to shut down because of several unsolved killings.
Credits: Script: Charles Biro ? | Pencils: Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed) | Inks: Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Steel Sterling [John Sterling] Clancy McGinty (Police) Dora Cummings Twisto (Villain Intro) Jack Tingling (circus Manager) Lilli (liontamer) Gaston (artist) Ben Lunar (fortune Teller)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Murders of Mr. Nimbus
Featuring: Scarlet Avenger
Synopsis: Mr. Nimbus uses poison gas to hijack an armored car.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten (signed) | Pencils: Irv Novick [as Irving Novick] (signed) | Inks: Irv Novick [as Irving Novick] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Scarlet Avenger (Jim Kendall) Inez Courtney (Operative No.1) Mr. Nimbus (Villain Intro)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Menace of Ming Low
Featuring: Nevada Jones, Quick-Trigger Man
Synopsis: Nevada and Joe are taken prisoner by Chinese counterfeiters in a cave in the mountains.
Credits: Pencils: Frank Volp | Inks: Frank Volp
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Nevada Jones Little Joe (sidekick) Ming Low (counterfeiter Boss Intro)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Revenge of Pierre LeBrun
Featuring: Kalthar
Synopsis: Kate Goodwill marries Kalthar in this story.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten ? | Pencils: Irv Novick [as Novick] (signed) | Inks: Irv Novick [as Novick] (signed)
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kalthar Pierre Lebrun (Villain Death) Kate Goodwill (Guest Star)

Comic Story (8 pages) The Invasion of England
Featuring: War Eagles
Synopsis: The twins and their squadron bomb a German invasion fleet.
Credits: Pencils: Ed Smalle, Jr. (signed) | Inks: Ed Smalle, Jr. (signed)
Genre: Aviation War
Characters: Tim Shane (pilot) Tom Shane (pilot) The Nazis (Villain)

Text Story (2 pages) Vengeance Is Mine
Synopsis: He came back home for just one purpose, to kill a man he hated.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Crime
Characters: Red Robinson (Police) Detective Sergeant Burke

Comic Story (8 pages)
Synopsis: Tania and Neek-Olaus have stolen the treasure of Wang Fu.
Genre: Adventure War
Characters: Captain Valor Big Dip Angie Ronnie Wang Fu Tania (villain) Neek-Olaus (villain)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Return of Two Villains
Featuring: Mr. Satan
Synopsis: Sliro and his gang kidnap Doris and Dudley to use as bait to get their hands on Mr. Satan. Not knowing Dudley is Mr. Satan, they throw him overboard.
Credits: Script: Harry Campbell [as Campbell] (signed) | Pencils: Mort Meskin [as Meskin] (signed) | Inks: Mort Meskin [as Meskin] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Mr. Satan (Dudley Bradshaw) Doris O'Day Sliro (Villain) Killer Novaki (Villain)

Comic Story (7 pages) The Deviltry of Prince Sidkeong
Featuring: Zambini the Miracle Man
Synopsis: The Grand Lama is murdered, and they must select a young child as the new Lama. They kidnap a white baby, and Zambini sets out to get him back.
Credits: Script: Abner Sundell ? | Pencils: Lin Streeter [as L. Streeter] (signed) | Inks: Lin Streeter [as L. Streeter] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Zambini (magician) Prince Sidkeong (Villain Intro Death) The Delogs (Villain Female Zombies) A Grand Lama (Intro Rev. Foster Mrs. Foster Their Son (Intro) Prince Padozin (Intro)

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