The Flame [Gary Preston]; Radler (villain, death); Stone (villain, death)
Stymied by corrupt politicians and lax building materials, the authorities seem helpless to stop the collapse of people's homes and wanton death, but the Flame goes directly after the crooked contractors themselves.
Yarko; Vladim (villain, death); his beast-men (villains, death)
While traveling through the moors outside London, Yarko comes across a man who has been murdered. Stranger still is a weird scientist who practices voodoo and has a group of beast-men under his personal control.
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Tim Smith; Grimes (villain, introduction, jewel thief)
Doll Man borrows a model plane owned by Tim Smith to use as his personal aircraft in going after Grimes, a hideous jewel thief. After capturing the felon, Doll Man returns the plane to Smith along with a $10 bill.