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Issue: #5 (1)
Published: Summer 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Harry Shorten
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover, Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
Notes: Mistakenly numbered as #5 in indicia. On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 459479. Was recorded as issue #5 by the Copyright Office. Dusty does not appear with Shield.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: The Shield; The Wizard
Credits: Pencils: Irv Novick | Inks: Irv Novick
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Wizard [Blain Whitney] (also In Inset) The Shield [Joe Higgins] (also In Inset) The Spirit Of '76

Comic Story (12 pages) The Origin of the Shield
Featuring: The Shield, G-Man Extraordinary
Synopsis: When his father is killed by German spies in 1916, young Joe Higgins continues his work to create a formula to give a person super strength and invulnerability. He uses those powers to clear his late father's reputation involving the Black Tom explosion.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten | Pencils: Irv Novick | Inks: Irv Novick
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Shield [Joe Higgins] (origin Told In Detail For The 1st Time) Lt. Tom Higgins (Joe's Father, Introduction, Death) J. Edgar Hoover Dick (District Attorney) Hans Fritz (villain, Introduction) Un-named Nazi Spies (villains)

Comic Story (10 pages) The Origin of the Shield: Part 2
Featuring: The Shield, G-Man Extraordinary
Synopsis: Joe Higgins joins the F.B.I and goes on his first case to rescue John Ingot from kidnappers.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten | Pencils: Irv Novick | Inks: Irv Novick
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Shield [Joe Higgins] Ju Ju Watson (G-Man, Origin, 1st Chronological Appearance) J. Edgar Hoover John Ingot (introduction) Ruby Ingot (John's Daughter, Introduction) Un-named Company Guards (villains, Introduction For All)

Comic Story (8 pages) Lou Zepke's Murder Syndicate
Featuring: The Shield, G-Man Extraordinary
Synopsis: Joe Higgins and Ju Ju Watson are sent to investigate why all the witnesses in Lou Zepke's trial end up dead.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten | Pencils: Irv Novick | Inks: Irv Novick
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Shield [Joe Higgins] J. Edgar Hoover Un-named District Attorney Un-named Mayor Ilia Morgan (introduction) Ju Ju Watson Ilia's Father (death) Lou Zefke (villain, Introduction) Un-named Lawyer For Zefke (villain)

Text Story (2 pages) The Vampire Murders
Featuring: The Shield
Credits: Pencils: Irv Novick | Inks: Irv Novick | Letters: typeset
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Shield [Joe Higgins]

Comic Story (11 pages) The Historical Story of Blane Whitney
Featuring: The Wizard
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten | Pencils: Edd Ashe | Inks: Edd Ashe
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Wizard [Blane Whitney] (introduction, Origin) John Whitney (Blane's Father, Death) Mary Whitney (Blane's Mother) Grover Blane (Blane's Brother) General George Washington Paul Revere Thomas Jefferson Samuel Adams Ezra Sellers (villain, Introduction) The Indians (villains) The British (villains)

Comic Story (11 pages) The Battle of Bunker Hill
Featuring: The Wizard
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten | Pencils: Edd Ashe | Inks: Edd Ashe
Characters: The Wizard [Blane Whitney] General George Washington Nathan Hale James Blane (Blane's Uncle, Introduction) The British (villains)

Comic Story (8 pages) The Treason of Benedict Arnold
Featuring: The Wizard
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten [as H. Shorten] (signed) | Pencils: Edd Ashe [as Ed. Ashe] (signed) | Inks: Edd Ashe [as Ed. Ashe] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Wizard (Blane Whitney] General George Washington Colonel Benedict Arnold (villain) The British (villains) Ezra Sellers (villain, Death) General Henry Cornwallis (villain) Major John Andre (villain, Introduction)

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