(March 1942)

Lev Gleason, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
?
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comic House, Inc.
Editing:
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Biro
Inks:
Charles Biro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; The Claw (inset)

[The Return of Sniffer] (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Pencils:
Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Sniffer; Dick Schmidt (introduction); Mr. Schmidt (introduction); Mrs. Schmidt (introduction); O'Dooley (Policeman); Herr Herring (villain); Bundists (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
Daredevil uses young David Schmidt to infiltrate a Bund organization to get the goods on them and what they are up to before he mops up the house with them.
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Indexer Notes

The masthead reads Daredevil "The Greatest Name in Comics".

Crippled Vengeance: Chapter Three (Table of Contents)

Thirteen and Jinx / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Wood (signed)
Pencils:
Bernard Klein [as Bernie Klein] (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Klein [as Bernie Klein] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thirteen [Harold Higgins]; Jinx [Darrel Creig]; Marie Duvall; Red (armored car driver, death); Mike (armored car driver, death); King Questionmark [also as Mrs. Dodge] (villain); Hitler (villain, introduction, gangster); Goebbels (villain, introduction, gangster); Lord Haw Haw (villain, introduction, gangster)
Synopsis:
Thirteen, Jinx and Marie make it out of the burning house and to a car that they hope to make a get-away in, believing that King Questionmark has perished in the fire. But the King has survived and knocks over an armored car for the cash, accidently leaving one of his cronies behind for the Police to capture. Unfortunately for Thirteen and Jinx, King Questionmark busts Gobbels out of jail and the villain casts a bomb into the air.
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Indexer Notes

The Hitler, Goebbels and Lord Haw Haw in this story are not their Nazi namesakes.

[South American Smasher] (Table of Contents)

Whirlwind The Blonde Bomber / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Wood [as Dick] (signed)
Pencils:
Bernard Klein [as Bernie] (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Klein [as Bernie] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Whirlwind [Terry Turner]; Mickey Warren (world boxing champion); K. O. Kelly; Rosita; Castelli (villain, introduction, South American boxing champion)
Synopsis:
Terry and Mickey decide to go into town to watch K.O. put the moves on a Mexican senorita, when the South American champ, Castelli, roughs K.O. and man-handles the girl. Terry decides to have it out with Castelli in a boxing ring...fair and square.
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Keywords:
Camp Dix

Little Big Shot (Table of Contents)

Nightro / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Wood
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nightro [Hugh Goddard]; Joe (grocery store owner); Tony; New York Benny (villain, introduction, flashback, death); Buggs (villain, flashback)
Synopsis:
Hugh is walking the streets when he sees two young boys pull a fast one on a grocer. After stopping them and repaying the grocer, and hoping to turn them from a life of crime, Hugh tells them the story of New York Benny.
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Indexer Notes

Last appearance

The New Silver Streak Bombshell (Table of Contents)

Silver Streak Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Silver Streak (unknown taxi cab driver); Captain Battle [Jonathan Hale]; Hale Battle; The Pirate Prince; The Saint; Dickie Dean
Synopsis:
Illustrated promtional centerfold advertisement for the new issue of Silver Streak Comics and some of the features inside.
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[Hollywood Sabotage] (Table of Contents)

Pat Patriot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Pat Patriot [Patricia Patrios]; Delznic (movie producer); Keef (guard on the set); Mr. Reynolds (Boy Scout leader); Walter Mills (villain, actor); Fritz Haubner (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Miss Patriot is invited on-set to watch a new war movie being made called "Fight to Die", and meets the star of the movie, who has fallen for her. However, little does Pat know that the star of the film is in on a Nazi plot to sabotage the nearby aircraft plant.
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This Page Is Reserved For Sniffer (Table of Contents)

Sniffer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro
Pencils:
Charles Biro
Inks:
Charles Biro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sniffer
Synopsis:
Illustrated promotional page announcing that Sniffer will have his very own comic strip.
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[The Oil Racketeers] (Table of Contents)

Real "Number One" American / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Pencils:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bronze Terror [Jeff Dixon] (lawyer); Fred (gas station attendant); Lefty (villain, introduction); Flaps (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
When Jeff sees a friend of his being beaten up at a gas station, he wades into them, gives them a shellacking, and lets them go, not realizing they are criminals that had just committed a heist. Hiding out on an Indian reservation, Lefty sees a pool of oil on their land and buys it for $25,000...but he doesn't realize he has been taken!
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Indexer Notes

In several panels of the story, an Indian is seen reading a copy of Silver Streak Comics.

Transpacific Tragedy (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Wood (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Who Is the Boar? (Table of Contents)

London / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Robinson (signed)
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
London [Marc Holmes]; Leslie Holmes (introduction, a female spy); The Boar (villain, introduction); Adolf Hitler (villain); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
While battling a criminal, Leslie saves London's life and thus makes headlines all over the world...headlines that reach Nazi Germany, where Hitler unleashes the first super-powered villain London has faced: The Boar.

Indexer Notes

Bill Black confirms that Robinson wrote the story, so ? removed. The Boar returns in the next issue.

[Case of the Missing Mayor] (Table of Contents)

The Claw Versus The Ghost / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Claw (villain); The Ghost [Brad Hendricks]; un-named Mayor; Adolf Hitler (villain, cameo); Yong (villain)
Synopsis:
After battling the Ghost and possibly killing him, the Claw disappears. But the Ghost is not dead and wonders why his enemy has vanished...until he hears that the Mayor has been kidnapped and would be murdered unless the city surrenders.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Daredevil
  2. 1. [The Return of Sniffer]
    Daredevil
  3. 2. Crippled Vengeance: Chapter Three
    Thirteen and Jinx
  4. 3. [South American Smasher]
    Whirlwind The Blonde Bomber
  5. 4. Little Big Shot
    Nightro
  6. 5. The New Silver Streak Bombshell
    Silver Streak Comics
  7. 6. [Hollywood Sabotage]
    Pat Patriot
  8. 7. This Page Is Reserved For Sniffer
    Sniffer
  9. 8. [The Oil Racketeers]
    Real "Number One" American
  10. 9. Transpacific Tragedy
  11. 10. Who Is the Boar?
    London
  12. 11. [Case of the Missing Mayor]
    The Claw Versus The Ghost
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