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26-January-2007 4:13 am
Username: kusunoki
Comment: Beautiful. Clear and crisp.
25-October-2010 11:55 am
Username: BobS
Comment: Flatfoot Burns by Harvey Kurtzman!!! (Signed "HK".) This is an outstanding issue of Police Comics with nice scans. I'm docking my rating of the scans by 1 because the scans could have been -- and deserve to be -- larger.

Issue: #26
Published: January 1944, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 60, Editing:
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Covers; Newsprint Interiors Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Copyright 1943 by Comic Magazines. On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1944, New Series, Volume 39, Number 1. Class B periodical. p. 81. Copyright registration number B 619544.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Plastic Man Battles Body, Mind and Soul!
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian] Pike Ronan

Comic Story (15 pages) Body, Mind and Soul
Synopsis: Chief Branner discovers that Plastic Man is actually a wanted felon, and Plastic Man is ready to submit and do his time. However, the Chief finds him too valuable of asset to the force and gives him an assignment to prove himself by bringing in three wanted crooks, each of whom was a unique challenge: one of brawn, one of brains and one of soul (a werewolf, no less). Branner is impressed and absolves O'Brian of his past.
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Plastic Man [Patrick "Eel" O'Brian] Woozy Winks Chief Branner Randy Ronan (introduction) Vida (introduction) Pike Ronan (villain, Introduction, A Werewolf, Death) Slugger Crott (villain, Introduction) Hoppy (villain, Introduction) Brains (villain, Introduction) Butch (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (1 page)
Synopsis: Dewey gets a tattoo of his girlfriend's face, but a last-minute inoculation mars the perfection of her image.
Genre: Humor Military
Characters: Dewey Drip Fanny Belle

Comic Story (6 pages) The Framed Gorilla
Featuring: Flatfoot Burns
Genre: Humor Detective-mystery
Characters: Flatfoot Burns

Comic Story (5 pages) The Picture Murders
Featuring: Destiny
Genre: Detective-mystery Superhero
Characters: Destiny

Comic Story (10 pages) The Ghostmaster
Synopsis: A vaudeville performer billed as the Ghostmaster, a great make-up artist, a master of the quick change, and able to bring the dead to life, is bitter when vaudeville died. He planned and plotted until he found Mr. Trueman, a bank president so trusted, that Fearless' impersonation wouldn't be questioned until he emptied the vaults and faked a suicide. He gives the game away when he adopts Richards' identity as a disguise and meets up with Manhunter, who captures Mr. Fearless and recognizes him as the Ghostmaster, a performer that inspired him as a youth.
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Manhunter [Dan Richards] Thor The Ghostmaster [Mr. Fearless] (villain, Death)

Text Story (2 pages) Ten Who Never Came Back
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Dick Mace

Comic Story (1 page)
Genre: Humor Military
Characters: Dewey Drip

Comic Story (8 pages) Patch-Eye the Perilous
Synopsis: The Human Bomb encounters a super-villain named Patch-Eye, an evil genius roboticist.
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Human Bomb [Roy Lincoln] Hustace Throckmorton Patch-Eye (villain)

Comic Story (1 page) Fighting the Front
Genre: Humor
Characters: Burp The Twerp

Comic Story (7 pages) The Death Dolls
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Spirit [Denny Colt] Yagor (villain, Introduction)

Comics-form Advertising (1 page) Captain Tootsie and The Secret Weapon
Synopsis: Nazi spies try to kidnap Rollo to discover his secret weapon, but they are foiled by Captain Tootsie.
Characters: Captain Tootsie Rollo Hans

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