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Upgrade - Oct. 18, 2012 -added four more paper pages scanned by rangerhouse and edited by movielover

Now Paper and & 10 pages of the Rolster's fiche (up to 300dpi)

Uncle Sam (1st App) by WM EISNER origin of sidekick Buddy
Prop Powers by Lynn Byrd
Sally O'Neil Policewoman by Frank Kearn
Kid Dixon by Bob Revnolds (origin)
Merlin the Magician by Lance Blackwood (5 page fiche)
Wonder Boy by Jerry Maxwell (5 page fiche) (origin)
Cyclone
Pen Miller the Cartoonist Detective by Klaus Nording
Paul Bunyan by Herm Bolstein and John Celardo
Windy Breeze by Bill Bewcombe
Kid Patrol by Dan Wilson

19-October-2012 4:55 am
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Username: rangerhouse
Comment: amazing I got another wrap from a stack of coverless books that just came in.
12-June-2017 7:53 pm
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Username: Yoc
Comment: ​​​​​​​​​​​​⠋​​​​​​​​​​If anyone owns this comic PLEASE consider scanning the fiche page in ours for the site or letting a trusted scanner do the work for you. You can use the CONTACT US link if you need help. -Staff​
 
 

Issue: #1
Published: July 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Will Eisner
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: On sale date from the fanzine, Fantasy News, dated April 14, 1940 (on page 3). The comic was scheduled for release during the week of April 14-20, 1940. Information shared by Bart Bush through the Comics History Exchange page on Facebook (4 October 2016).
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Uncle Sam
Credits: Pencils: Lou Fine | Inks: Lou Fine
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Uncle Sam Buddy Smith

Comic Story (9 pages) The Coming of Uncle Sam
Featuring: Uncle Sam
Synopsis: Andel Cobra tries to organize American dust bowl refugees into his own version of Hitler's Brown Shirts, called the Purple Shirts. At the same time, the Purple Shirts managed to kidnap President Roosevelt, and later Uncle Sam. But Sam's rhetoric stirred some of the recruits, inciting them to rebel against the Purple Shirts. Unfortunately, these "terrorists" killed the father of young Buddy Smith, whom Uncle Sam adopted as his sidekick.
Credits: Script: Will Eisner; Dave Berg | Pencils: Dave Berg | Inks: Will Eisner
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Uncle Sam (introduction) Buddy Smith (introduction) Ezra Smith (Buddy's Father, Introduction, Death) President Franklin D. Roosevelt Andel Cobra (villain, Introduction) Scar (villain, Introduction) Snyle (villain, Introduction) Gatch Gozan (villain, Introduction) The Purple Shirts (villains, Introduction For All)

Comic Story (6 pages) Death Rides the Airways
Featuring: Prop Powers
Credits: Script: Toni Blum [as Lynn Bird] (signed) | Pencils: Witmer Williams | Inks: Witmer Williams
Genre: Aviation
Characters: Prop Powers (introduction) June Dawn (introduction) S. S. Kreesus (introduction)

Comic Story (4 pages) Sally Joins the Force
Featuring: Sally O'Neil Policewoman
Credits: Script: Toni Blum [as Frank Kearn] | Pencils: Chuck Mazoujian | Inks: Chuck Mazoujian
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Sally O'Neil (first Appearance) Sgt. O'Neil (Sally's Father) Mrs. O'Neil (Sally's Mother) Pat O'Neil (Sally's Brother) Mike O'Neil (Sally's Brother) Tom O'Neil (Sally's Brother) Big Jim Saponi (first Appearance Villain) Smilin' Joe Dukes (first Appearance Villain Death)

Comic Story (5 pages) Dixon's First Fight
Featuring: Kid Dixon
Credits: Pencils: George Tuska | Inks: George Tuska
Genre: Sports
Characters: Kid Dixon [Danny Dixon] (first Appearance Origin) Bottle Topps [B. Galsworthy] (first Appearance) Marvo The Muscle Man (first Appearance) Jimmy Jones (first Appearance)

Comic Story (7 pages) The Origin of Merlin
Featuring: Merlin the Magician
Synopsis: English playboy Jock Kellog learns that his uncle is dying and he couldn't wait to inherit the fortune. However, Jock learns that he is a descendant of Merlin, the ancient wizard of Camelot, and that he is being bequeathed Merlin's cloak, imbued with considerable magical power. His first foe was Mars, who had chained the goddess of peace, and Merlin defeated Mar's minions (Hunger and Poverty), then wrestled with the god of war himself, achieving victory.
Credits: Script: ? [as Lance Blackwood] (signed) | Pencils: Dan Zolnerowich [as Lance Blackwood] (signed) | Inks: Dan Zolnerowich [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Merlin The Magician [Jock Kellog] (introduction, Origin) Jock's Un-named Uncle (introduction, Death) Peace (introduction) Mars (villain, Introduction, God Of War) Hunger (villain, Introduction) Poverty (villain, Introduction)

Text Story (2 pages) Yankee Doodle Boy
Credits: Script: Toni Blum [as Anthony Lamb] | Letters: typeset
Characters: Yankee Doodle Boy [Jimmy Jones] (first Appearance Origin)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Boy from the Meteor
Featuring: Wonder Boy
Synopsis: When Wonder Boy's home planet Viro is destroyed he comes to Earth. However no one believes his story and he is put in an orphanage, where no one bothers to give him a name. However after he defeats a Mongolian invasion of Europe he is named Wonder Boy.
Credits: Script: Toni Blum [as Jerry Maxwell] | Pencils: John Celardo ? | Inks: John Celardo ?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Wonder Boy (first Appearance Origin) The Mongolians (first Appearance Villains)

Comic Story (6 pages) Race for a New Planet
Featuring: Cyclone
Synopsis: When Professor Nebula discovers a new planet in the Earth's solar system, all remaining planets race to lay claim to it for colonization.
Credits: Script: ? [as Tony Rawlins] (signed) | Pencils: Henry Kiefer | Inks: Henry Kiefer
Genre: Science Fiction Superhero
Characters: Cyclone (introduction) Joy Daye (introduction) Professor Nebula (scientist) King Murdo Of Mars (villain, Mar's Champion, Introduction)

Comic Story (5 pages) Corpse in the Bedroom
Featuring: Pen Miller
Credits: Script: Klaus Nordling (signed) | Pencils: Klaus Nordling (signed) | Inks: Klaus Nordling
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Pen Miller (first Appearance) Niki (first Appearance) Grigor (first Appearance Villain)

Comic Story (6 pages) Introducing Paul Bunyan
Featuring: Paul Bunyan
Credits: Script: Herman Bolstein (signed) | Pencils: John Celardo (signed) | Inks: John Celardo
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Paul Bunyan (first Appearance) Babe (first Appearance Paul Bunyan's Ox)

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Windy Breeze
Credits: Script: Bill Newcombe (signed) | Pencils: Bill Newcombe (signed) | Inks: Bill Newcombe
Genre: Humor
Characters: Windy Breeze (first Appearance)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Coming of the Kid Patrol
Featuring: Kid Patrol
Credits: Script: Toni Blum [as Dan Wilson] | Pencils: Charles Nicholas | Inks: Charles Nicholas
Genre: Adventure Humor
Characters: The Kid Patrol [Terry Sunshine [George Washington Abraham Lincoln Jones] Spunky Suzy Porky] (first Appearance Origin) Pat Malone (first Appearance

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