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From the John Sweet Collection
Issue: #43
Published: August 1944, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 60, Editing: George Brenner
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Barker
Credits: Pencils: Jack Cole | Inks: Jack Cole
Genre: Adventure Humor
Characters: The Barker [Carnie Callahan] Lena Tiny Tim Major Midge

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: Bendix
Credits: Letters: ?; typeset
Characters: Alfred Letourneur

Comic Story (11 pages) The Spider Man
Featuring: The Barker
Synopsis: Colonel Lane meets his rival, Cappy Kane, who has learned about a four-armed freak that is an accomplished pickpocket, so Kane decides to use this freak to undermine Lane's circus by robbing patrons and implicating Mammoth Circus.
Credits: Script: Joe Millard (signed) | Pencils: Jack Cole (signed) | Inks: Jack Cole
Genre: Adventure Humor
Characters: The Barker [Carnie Callahan] Major Midge Lena Tiny Tim Colonel Lane (Mammoth Circus Owner) Madam Shali (snake Charmer Introduction) Spudo The Spider Man [Clarence Twiddle] (villain But Reforms, Introduction, Has Four Arms) Cappy Kane (villain) Press Hardt (villain)

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Salty Waters
Synopsis: After a week on a raft, two sailors land on an island.
Credits: Script: Bernard Dibble | Pencils: Bernard Dibble | Inks: Bernard Dibble
Genre: Humor
Characters: Bill

Comic Story (7 pages) Guns and Glamor
Featuring: G-2
Synopsis: Singer Joline Joy, set to sing for the soldiers, is captured by the Japanese for a trap.
Credits: Pencils: John Spranger | Inks: John Spranger
Genre: Spy
Characters: G-2 [Don Leash] Joline Joy (first Appearance) The Japanese (villains) General Delaney

Comic Story (8 pages) Death By the Clock
Featuring: Sally O'Neil Policewoman
Synopsis: Matty's husband escapes from prison and they decide to kill her brother.
Credits: Script: Al Bryant ? | Pencils: Al Bryant (signed) | Inks: Al Bryant
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Sally O'Neil Jasper Jules (first Appearance Death) Matty Jules Dolan (first Appearance Villain) Dusty Dolan (first Appearance

Comic Story (6 pages) The Allotment Check Thieves
Featuring: Uncle Sam
Synopsis: Uncle Sam discovers a gang stealing checks from mailboxes.
Credits: Pencils: Mort Leav | Inks: Mort Leav
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Uncle Sam Buddy Smith Heffy And His Gang (first Appearance Villains) Joe Adams Mrs. Adams

Comic Story (1 page) Here Lies Windy Breeze...And How He Lies and Lies and Lies!
Featuring: Windy Breeze
Synopsis: Windy sells a blackout flashlight.
Credits: Script: Jack Cole | Pencils: Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns] | Inks: Jack Cole
Genre: Humor
Characters: Windy Breeze

Comic Story (7 pages) Dagger Marlin Hangs Twice
Featuring: Quicksilver
Synopsis: Dagger Marlin claims he will hang the people responsible for his hanging.
Credits: Pencils: Bill Quackenbush ? | Inks: Bill Quackenbush ?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Quicksilver Dagger Marlin (first Appearance Villain Death) Mike Jeepers

Text Article (2 pages) The Rocket Train
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Public Service Announcement (0 pages)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Case of the Drowned Corpse!
Featuring: Chic Carter
Synopsis: The curator of an aquarium is found dead in a dugong tank.
Credits: Script: Vernon Henkel (signed) | Pencils: Vernon Henkel (signed) | Inks: Vernon Henkel
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Chic Carter Gay Shane (first Appearance Villain) Mr. Kates (first Appearance Death) Bevans

Comic Story (7 pages) Mutiny Aboard the U.S.S. "Pawnee"
Featuring: Destroyer 171
Synopsis: The crew takes command of the ship to track down a Japanese sub that sank a hospital ship and killed the survivors.
Credits: Pencils: Al Camy ? | Inks: Al Camy ?
Genre: War
Characters: Lt. Commander Harvey Blake Japanese (villains) Conroy

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
Credits: Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page) The Haunted House
Featuring: Captain Tootsie
Synopsis: Captain Tootsie and Rollo have to spend the night at a haunted house.
Credits: Script: Rod Reed (credited) | Pencils: C. C. Beck (credited)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Captain Tootsie Rollo

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