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Scanned from a coverless copy missing the outer wrap & the second page, so:
fc+bc from HAG; pages 1 & 56 from auctions; pages 2-4 & 55 from dm's old fichescan); and the ifc (with fiche_indicia) & ibc from other comics.
A freddyfly original production with help from yoc & others!

22-February-2020 2:46 pm
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Username: Yoc
Comment: Now added to this scan - a reconstructed ifc, and pg1 and pg 56 from eBay ad.
 
 

Volume: #3, Issue: #2 (8)
Published: January 1944, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 60, 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: Indicia info from a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/) The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1944, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 1.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Black Terror; American Eagle; Pyroman; Doc Strange
Credits: Pencils: Alex Schomburg | Inks: Alex Schomburg
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Black Terror [Bob Benton] Pyroman [Dick Martin] Doc Strange [Thomas Hugo Strange] American Eagle [Tom Standish]

Comic Story (14 pages) Evil At the Observatory
Featuring: Doc Strange
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Klutz (villain, Introduction, Death) Vilma (villain, Introduction) Nazis (villains) Ruth (introduction) Billie (introduction) Doc Strange [Thomas Hugo Strange] Mike Ellis Virginia Thompson

Comic Story (12 pages) The Zombie Ray
Featuring: Black Terror
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Muller (villain, Introduction, Death) Beltz (villain, Introduction, Death) Nazis (villains) Black Terror [Bob Benton] Tim Roland Jean

Text Story (1 page) Chinese Boy
Synopsis: Wu is taken prisoner and held for ransom by Japanese soldiers.
Credits: Script: Charles Roberts | Letters: typeset
Characters: Wu Young Wu Young's Father

Comic Story (12 pages) The Deadly Dwarf
Featuring: Pyroman
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Dwarf (villain, Introduction) Nazis (villains) Pyroman [Dick Martin] Joyce

Text Story (1 page) Yellow Mud
Featuring: Jimmy Blue
Synopsis: Jimmy pays a visit to his friend, Zack, only to find that Jed Bradley has taken up residence in Zack's cabin.
Credits: Script: Sam Brant | Letters: typeset
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Jimmy Blue Zack Hill Jed Bradley

Comic Story (8 pages) The Skywriting Murder
Featuring: Liberator
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Prof. Pickard (introduction, Death) Nazis (villains) Liberator [Nelson Drew] Annabel Evans

Text Story (1 page) Snowbound
Synopsis: Nazi spies seize Brad's farm to utilize as a spy nest.
Credits: Script: Henry Hale | Letters: typeset
Genre: Spy War
Characters: James Payne Brad Cannon Schultz

Comic Story (7 pages) The Stowaway Spy
Featuring: Lucky Lawrence
Synopsis: A Nazi agent sneaks aboard Lucky's ship and transmits its position to Nazi forces.
Genre: War
Characters: Nazis (villains) Lucky Lawrence

  The data in the above section is courtesy of the Grand Comics Database™ under a Creative Commons Attribution License.


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