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Issue: #45
Published: April 1944, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 60, Editing: Harry Shorten
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover, Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
Notes: Order of sequences and other corrections made by Gary Watson, April 2008.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Red Rube
Credits: Pencils: Harry Sahle (signed) | Inks: Harry Sahle (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Red Rube [Rueben Rueben]

Comic Story (10 pages) Zombies
Featuring: Steel Sterling
Synopsis: Steel Sterling has to solve the riddle of why policeman Clancy walks in his sleep and appears to be dead.
Credits: Pencils: Clem Weisbecker [as Clem] (signed) | Inks: Pen Shumaker [as Pen] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Steel Sterling [John Sterling] Clancy (Policeman) Sgt. Mulligan Amwalli (villain, Witch Doctor)

Comic Story (6 pages) Ye Golden Beauty Shoppe
Featuring: Senor Banana
Synopsis: Banana and Stencho open a beauty shop.
Credits: Script: Ed Goggin (signed); Harry Sahle (signed) | Pencils: Harry Sahle (signed) | Inks: Terry Szenics (signed)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Senor Banana Stencho Odora

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: The Slap Happy Applejacks
Synopsis: The Applejack boys are hired to find a missing husband.
Credits: Script: Ed Goggin (signed); Harry Sahle (signed) | Pencils: Harry Sahle (signed) | Inks: Terry Szenics (signed)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Slappy Applejack Happy Applejack Mrs. Stiches

Text Story (2 pages) Sweet Dreams of Death
Synopsis: A jealous would-be singer commits murder.
Credits: Script: Pen Shumaker | Letters: typeset
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: John Mason (detective) Linda Gordon Margaret Moore Lieutenant Brady Catherine Cole

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Ginger
Synopsis: Tommy gets jealous of Ginger's new dancing teacher.
Credits: Script: Ed Goggin | Pencils: Virginia Drury [as Ginger] (signed) | Inks: Virginia Drury [as Ginger] (signed)
Genre: Teen
Characters: Ginger Snapp Dotty Prof. Twinkletoe Tommy

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) MLJ Leads the Way

Comic Story (10 pages)
Featuring: Red Rube
Synopsis: Reuben Reuben, a young orphan, finds the castle of his ancestors and discovers that the castle is full of the ghosts of those ancestors. The ghosts are all named "Reuben Reuben," and they grant him special powers, which he uses to fight crime. When Reuben says the magic words "Hey, Rube!" he turns into Red Rube, who has the powers of each of his ancestors, who were similarly super-powered. He now uses those power to battle a Nazi sabotage group.
Credits: Pencils: Bob Vigoda (signed) | Inks: Bob Vigoda (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Red Rube [Reuben Reuben] Hans The Nazis (villains)

Public Service Announcement (1 page) So Save Your Scrap to Scrap the Japs!
Featuring: Red Rube
Characters: Red Rube [Rueben Rueben]

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Chimpy
Synopsis: Genie dreams he is eaten by pigs.
Credits: Script: Joe Edwards (signed) | Pencils: Joe Edwards (signed) | Inks: Joe Edwards (signed)
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Chimpy Genie Pig Chief

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Wilbur
Synopsis: Wilbur is gone fishing.
Credits: Script: Ed Goggin | Pencils: Bob Vigoda (signed) | Inks: Bob Vigoda (signed)
Genre: Teen
Characters: Wilbur Wilkin

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