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Jim's #2 was missing cover, first wrap and centerfold. Those pages were merged from our existing fiche scan except for cover and back cover which are from Heritage.

From the Collection of JVJ. Scans and Edits by Jon.
Issue: #2
Published: February 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing:
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4. Class B periodical. Copyright number B 440632.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Cave of the Demons
Featuring: Flint Baker
Credits: Pencils: Will Eisner | Inks: Will Eisner
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Flint Baker

Advertisement (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: Leo Morey | Inks: Leo Morey | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Planet Payson
Synopsis: Professor Sandow detects strange flashes among the clouds, so Payson and Roland investigate, and discover a castle on a cloud, where they discover eerie Hawkmen who seek help in eliminating a war between the clouds!
Credits: Script: Herman Bolstein [as Morley Starr] (signed) | Pencils: George Tuska | Inks: George Tuska
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Planet Payson (introduction) Professor Sandow (astronomer, Introduction) Roland (introduction) The Hawkmen (introduction) Buzzlark (villain, Introduction, Death) Buzzlark's Men (villains, Introduction For All, Many Die)

Comic Story (15 pages) Cave of the Demons ["Flint Baker, Mimi, and his two aids plan..."]
Featuring: The Adventures On Mars Of ... Flint Baker
Synopsis: Planning to return to Earth after their adventures on Mars, Flint and Mimi are approached by Princess Viga, who begs them to stay and help defend her people from a terrifying monster.
Credits: Script: Herman Bolstein [as Stari Gayza] (signed) | Pencils: Arthur Peddy | Inks: Arthur Peddy
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Fletcher "Flint" Baker Mimi Wilson Princess Viga Unnamed Martian Scientist (villain, Introduction, Death) The Scientist's Monster (villain, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (5 pages) The Dashing, Slashing Adventure of the Great Solinoor Diamond
Featuring: Tiger Hart of Crossbone Castle on the Planet Saturn
Synopsis: Tiger Hart rescues the captive Queen Hilda from the clutches of Turk the Terrible, who is holding her in exchange for the Great Solinoor diamond.
Credits: Script: Fletcher Hanks [as Carlson Merrick] (signed) | Pencils: Fletcher Hanks [as Carlson Merrick] (signed) | Inks: Fletcher Hanks [as Carlson Merrick] (signed) | Letters: Fletcher Hanks
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Tiger Hart (introduction) Zip (introduction) Queen Hilda (introduction) Turk The Terrible (villain, Introduction) Talon (villain, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Spurt Hammond, Planet Flyer
Synopsis: Spurt is sent to the planet Venus in order to obtain a supply of Radia-Tronite crystal which is needed to supply power to America's generators, leading to a war between America and Mars.
Credits: Pencils: Henry Kiefer | Inks: Henry Kiefer
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Lieutenant Spurt Hammond Amoura (Queen Of Venus, Introduction) Prince Khangiz (villain, Red Master Of Mars, Introduction)

Text Story (2 pages) The Earth Queen's Last Refuge
Synopsis: The Queen and Commander land on a little known planetoid known as Cathoid after escaping from the Red Fleet of Betelgeux, whose mission is to wipe out all Earth craetures in the universe!
Credits: Script: ? [as Don Varick] (credited) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Queen Lais Commander Lothain Ma'Gloon (villain, Traitor To Earth, Death) Betelgeuzians (villains)

Advertisement (1 page)
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: ?; typeset

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol
Synopsis: Buzz, the doctor and his daughter are attacked by mysterious Crab-Men at the bottom of the seas covering Neptune, are captured and taken to the lair of the evil Sinfo, who controls the creatures, and who intends to use his captaives as guinea pigs.
Credits: Script: ? [as Bob Jordan] (credited)
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Buzz Crandall Dr. Coran [aka Curan] (scientist) Sandra Coran [aka Curan] (the Doctor's Daughter) Sinfo (villain, Scientist, Introduction, Death) The Crab-Men (villains, Introduction For All)

Comic Story (15 pages)
Featuring: Captain Nelson Cole of the Solar Force
Synopsis: Cole is ordered to take a large fleet to the Planet Zog to take on a giant who is extracting tribute from Zog's poor people.
Credits: Pencils: ? [pages 1-9]; Malcolm Kildale [pages 10-15] | Inks: ? [pages 1-9]; Malcolm Kildale [pages 10-15]
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Captain Nelson Cole [becomes "Torro" In This Story Only With Magic Clothing And Whip] Z-X (Cole's Boss) Berton (member Of Cole's Crew) Ruler Of Zog (introduction) A Two-headed Giant (villain, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Auro Lord of Jupiter
Synopsis: At one of his famed gigantic banquets, Auro is pulled aside by one of the servants, Ava, and told that he must flee before the murderer of her parents, Agra, arrives to kill him.
Credits: Script: Herman Bolstein | Pencils: R. Louis Golden [as R. L. Golden] (signed) | Inks: R. Louis Golden [as R. L. Golden] (signed)
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Auro [aka Lord Of Jupiter] Ava (introduction) Agra (villain, Introduction, Death)

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Credits: Script: ? (promo copy) | Pencils: Lou Fine; Will Eisner | Inks: Lou Fine | Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure Jungle

Advertisement (1 page)
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: typeset

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