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This is a 32-page issue, with only 3 stories: Doc Strange, Black Terror & Fighting Yank.
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Issue: #15
Published: October 1945, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Ned Pines [as N. L. Pines]
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Newsprint Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
Notes: Printed in the U.S.A. On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1945, New Series, Volume 40, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 692058.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: The Black Terror; The Fighting Yank; Doc Strange
Credits: Pencils: Alex Schomburg [as Schomburg] (signed) | Inks: Alex Schomburg [as Schomburg] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Black Terror [Bob Benton] The Fighting Yank [Bruce Carter III] Doc Strange [Dr. Thomas Hugo Strange]

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Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (10 pages) The Bio-Megascope Menace
Featuring: Doc Strange
Synopsis: Doc and friends see Professor Dean, who has invented a machine that can enlarge living creatures far beyond their normal size by atomic expansion.......an invention that may give the Japanese an advantage in the war.
Credits: Script: Richard Hughes ?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Doc Strange [Dr. Thomas Hugo Strange] Mike Virginia Professor Leroy Dean (inventor) Hiroko (villain, Introduction) Un-named Japanese (villains) Herman Taub (villain, Dean's Assistant, Introduction)

Text Story (1 page) Through the Storm
Synopsis: Snug in their cabin during a howling storm and reading a newspaper telling about bank bandits still on the loose, John and Danny hear a knock on the door and admit four men, supposedly a Sheriff and his posse. But Danny spots a clue that tells him the men aren't who they seem to be and alerts the ranch's foreman.
Credits: Script: Tex Mumford (credited) | Pencils: ? (spot illustration) | Inks: ? (spot illustration) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Danny Lange John Lange (Danny's Father) Lem Carson (foreman) Sheriff Rand (villain) Posse Members (villains)

Comic Story (8 pages) One Corpse Too Many!
Featuring: The Black Terror
Synopsis: Druggist Bob Benton arrives for a secret chemical job and finds his client, Brett Wilkins, strangely vanished! The body of a stranger turns up to confuse the picture until Bob and his friend Tim switch to combat garb as the might Terror Twins and break through the dam of hidden evidence to solve the riddle.
Credits: Script: Edmond Hamilton [as Ed Hamilton] (signed) | Pencils: Ed Moritz (signed) | Inks: Ed Moritz (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Black Terror [Bob Benton] Tim [Tim Roland] Jean Starr Professor Brett Wilkins (mechanical Inventor, Dexter's Uncle, Introduction) Dexter Wilkins (villain, Introduction) Biff (villain, Introduction)

Text Story (1 page) Herbie Helps the Police
Synopsis: Herbie and Charlie were relaxing on the beach at Atlantic City when they saw two suspicious men holding the arms of a third man, who proved to be a local banker, and who was being robbed by the other two men.
Credits: Script: Donald Bayne Hobart (credited) | Pencils: ? (spot illustration) | Inks: ? (spot illustration) | Letters: typeset
Characters: Herbie Johnson Charlie Sturdy (Herbie's Friend) John Smather (banker)

Comic Story (11 pages) The Invisible Plane
Featuring: The Fighting Yank
Synopsis: Bruce tells Joan, as she is ready to board a transport plane, that several transports have been recently shot down and he was worried for her safety.
Credits: Script: Richard Hughes ?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Fighting Yank [Bruce Carter III] Bruce Carter I (in Ghost Form) Joan Farwell Un-named Nazi Colonel (villain) The Nazis (villains, Some Die)

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Featuring: Volto; Post Grape-Nuts Flakes
Synopsis: Volto helps stop bandits attempting to steal a sacred diamond from a temple.
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Volto Pedro (villain)

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Credits: Letters: typeset

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Credits: Pencils: ? (photos) | Inks: ? (photos) | Letters: typeset

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