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28-June-2011 1:05 am
Username: Poztron
Comment: I rated this 9 on first glance, but in a more thorough look at every page, I discovered some blurry scans. I'd knock the rating down to a 5, unless the blurry scans get cleaned up. The crisp scans are excellent. The blurry ones are unfortunate.

Issue: #57
Published: June 1942, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Gill Fox
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was On-going Series
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 2.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Lala Palooza
Credits: Pencils: John Devlin | Inks: John Devlin
Genre: Humor
Characters: Lala Palooza Vincent The Doll Man [Darrel Dane] (inset) Spin Shaw (inset) Mickey Finn (inset) Samar (inset)

Comic Story (11 pages) The Japanese Doll Man
Featuring: Doll Man
Synopsis: The Japanese force their own scientist, Dr. Hoto, to reproduce the Doll Man's shrinking serum, and, after several failures, he succeeds in shrinking a wrestler, whose strength was increased, but mind was destroyed. Doll Man tricks his foe into a cannon, shooting him to the sharks!
Credits: Script: ? [as William Erwin Maxwell] (credited) | Pencils: Reed Crandall | Inks: Reed Crandall
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Doll Man [Darrel Dane] A Japanese "Doll Man" (villain, Introduction, Death) Agent N (villain, Introduction, Death) Dr. Hoto (villain, Introduction) The Japanese (villains)

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Big Top
Credits: Pencils: Bernard Dibble | Inks: Bernard Dibble
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (5 pages) The Ghost of Al Margotti
Featuring: Zero, Ghost Detective
Synopsis: Zero meets a chemist who has invented a "ghost disintegrator".
Credits: Script: Toni Blum | Pencils: Al Bryant | Inks: Al Bryant
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Zero Julie (introduction) Xavier Jones (chemist, Introduction) Al Margotti (villain, A Ghost, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Mickey Finn
Credits: Script: Lank Leonard | Pencils: Lank Leonard | Inks: Lank Leonard
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (6 pages) The Origin of the Spider Widow
Featuring: The Spider Widow
Synopsis: A pair of mobsters visit Dianne's home, needing some gasoline for their getaway car. Dianne then donned an old green rubber mask, gathered some of her gardener's pet spiders, and hid inside the crook's trunk. When they arrived at the criminal's lair, she first learned that Lardo was sympathetic to Hitler, then scared his men with black widow spiders, over-coming all of them for the Police to round up.
Credits: Script: Frank Borth (signed) | Pencils: Frank Borth (signed) | Inks: Frank Borth (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Spider Widow [Dianne Grayton] (introduction, Origin) Bob Ableson (friend Of Dianne's, Introduction) Jake Lardo (villain, Introduction) Lardo's Gang (villains, Introduction For All) Hetzernoff (villain, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (4 pages) The Eastern Gangster Invasion
Featuring: Fargo Kid
Credits: Pencils: Alex Koda [as Alexander Koda] (signed) | Inks: Alex Koda [as Alexander Koda] (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: The Fargo Kid [Tim Turner]

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Lala Palooza
Credits: Pencils: Bernard Dibble | Inks: Bernard Dibble
Genre: Humor
Characters: Lala Palooza

Comic Story (6 pages) Mike Yemon's Protection Racket
Featuring: Swing Sisson
Credits: Script: Phil Martin | Pencils: Phil Martin | Inks: Phil Martin
Genre: Humor Detective-mystery
Characters: Swing Sisson Mike Yemon And His Gang (first Appearance Villains)

Comic Story (1 page) The Self-Stranglers
Featuring: Poison Ivy
Credits: Script: Gill Fox | Pencils: Gill Fox | Inks: Gill Fox
Genre: Humor
Characters: Poison Ivy

Comic Story (5 pages) Samar Vs. the Gorilla
Featuring: Samar
Credits: Pencils: Max Elkan | Inks: Max Elkan
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Samar Otto (villain) Another Spy (villain)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Black Dragon Society
Featuring: Rusty Ryan and the Boyville Brigadiers
Synopsis: Rusty and the Boyville Brigadiers decide to challenge the Black Dragon Society, and, to this end, accept a young Chinese woman, Moi Yutong, into their ranks. Soon after, she was kidnapped in front of their eyes, and it took some gunplay and rough stuff to rescue her.
Credits: Script: Paul Gustavson | Pencils: Paul Gustavson | Inks: Paul Gustavson | Letters: Paul Gustavson
Genre: Adventure Children Spy
Characters: Rusty Ryan The Boyville Brigadiers [Smiley Scott Ed Whitey Scotty Moi Yutong (introduction)] The Black Dragon Society [a Moi Yutong Impostor Others Unnamed] (villains, Introduction For All)

Text Story (2 pages) Bloom's Death
Featuring: Perry Scott
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Homer Doodle and Son
Credits: Pencils: Arthur Beeman | Inks: Arthur Beeman
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: Richards of the Mounties
Credits: Pencils: Art Pinajian | Inks: Art Pinajian
Genre: Adventure

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Spin Shaw
Credits: Pencils: Witmer Williams [as Clark Williams] (signed) | Inks: Witmer Williams [as Clark Williams] (signed)
Genre: Adventure Aviation
Characters: Spin Shaw

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