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Weird Comics #5, Aug. 1940, 68 pgs. All paper now!!
Scans and edits done by Cimmerian32

2-November-2010 3:49 am
Username: ernesto_hombre
Comment: Superb scan from Cimm! Thank you so much!
2-November-2010 11:10 pm
Username: nwpassage
Comment: Another beautiful scan, thanks Cimm.

Issue: #5
Published: August 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Victor Fox
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 3.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Dr. Mortal
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Dr. Mortal Gary Brent Marlene

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Featuring: Blue Beetle
Credits: Letters: typeset
Characters: Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]

Comic Story (8 pages) Origin of the Dart
Featuring: The Dart Featuring Ace Barlow the Amazing Boy!
Synopsis: Caius, known in ancient Rome as the Terror of Roman Racketeers, by magical incantations, is put into a deep sleep for 2200 years, awakening in a museum. Upon exiting into the modern world, he sees a vicious gang attempting to kill a young boy, Ace Barlow, and saves him. He adopts the boy and trains him to be his sidekick and together they battle against the Ricarno Gang, responsible for killing Ace's parents.
Credits: Script: ? [as Jerry Abus] (credited) | Pencils: Pierce Rice | Inks: Louis Cazeneuve
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Dart [Caius Martius Wheeler] (introduction, Origin) Ace Barlow (introduction, Adoptee Of Caius) General Sulla (leader Of The Roman Army, Flashback) Marius (villain, Flashback) Lucius (villain, Flashback) Ricarno (villain) Ricarno's Gang [Kid Frost Others Unnamed] (villains)

Comic Story (8 pages) Blood Piracy In Shanghai
Featuring: Thor
Credits: Pencils: Pierce Rice | Inks: Pierce Rice
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Dr. Hsin Mako Grant Farrel [Thor] Glenda

Comic Story (8 pages) Thunder Over Nagpur
Featuring: Sorceress of Zoom
Credits: Pencils: Don Rico | Inks: Don Rico
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Labi-Bey Rani-Bey Sorceress Of Zoom

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Solar Plexis
Credits: Pencils: ? [as Jupiter]
Genre: Humor
Characters: Solar Plexis King Socko

Comic Story (9 pages) On the Ice Planet
Featuring: Blast Bennett
Synopsis: Blast stops Keero's coup to seize the throne of Ilera.
Credits: Pencils: Don Rico | Inks: Don Rico
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Empress Ilera Darno Keero Blast Bennett

Comic Story (6 pages) The Man-Ape
Featuring: Dr. Mortal
Credits: Script: Bert Whitman | Pencils: Bert Whitman | Inks: Bert Whitman
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: The Ape Dr. Mortal Marlene Gary Brent Dr. Clark

Text Story (2 pages) Blood and Thunder News
Synopsis: Steve Rider, a newspaper reporter, uncovers a cell of revolutionaries.
Credits: Script: B. A. Martin | Letters: typeset
Genre: Drama
Characters: Steve Rider Professor Nixon

Comic Story (8 pages) Boanga's Zombie Corps
Featuring: Voodoo Man
Credits: Pencils: ? [as Allan Spectre]
Characters: Bob Warren Petro Boanga Stanley Hibbert Gloria Hibbert

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Featuring: Rex Dexter of Mars
Credits: Letters: typeset
Characters: Rex Dexter

Comic Story (10 pages) Raid On the Sea Amazons
Featuring: Typhon
Credits: Pencils: ? [as Phillips Judge]
Genre: Adventure Science Fiction
Characters: Sea Amazons Queen Mea Mikal Sea Demons Typhon Hank

Advertisement (1 page)
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: typeset
Characters: Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Non-fiction

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: typeset
Characters: Flame [Gary Preston] Blue Beetle [Dan Garret] Samson Eagle Voodoo Man

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Featuring: Green Mask
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: Lou Fine ? | Inks: Lou Fine ? | Letters: ?; typeset
Characters: Green Mask [Michael Shelby]

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