(June 28, 1942)

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Pages:
16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
four color
Dimensions:
standard golden age size. some were also issued as tabloid size
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
loose pages or cut-and-assemble-it-your-self
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series.

[Sasha's Sax] (Table of Contents)

The Spirit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner (signed)
Inks:
Will Eisner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Denny Colt (The Spirit); Ebony; Sasha the Saxophonist; Dolan
Synopsis:
Sasha the Saxophonist is depressed about life and his sad song has the power to drive people to suicide. In an effort to stop Sasha's manic melodies, The Spirit meets with members of the Gestapo and tricks them into thinking Sasha's unique ability could be used to further their cause. The Gestapo men keep paying Sasha to play his sad song over loudspeakers to the entire city, to the point of exhaustion. Sasha is so tired of playing the sad song, he changes to an upbeat jive tune, which in turn drives the Gestapo boys to take their own lives. Sasha goes on to be a successful street musician.
Reprints:

[Tony Nitro] (Table of Contents)

Lady Luck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters:
Brenda Banks (Lady Luck); Peecolo; Tony Nitro
Synopsis:
Crime boss Tony Nitro plots to do in Brenda Banks (aka Lady Luck) and frame Lady Luck for the murder, turning her friends and the police against her.
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[Portrait of Death] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Mystic / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Powell
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Mystic; Penny; Paul Kreuff; Boss Karnik
Synopsis:
When artist Paul Krueff is visited by Death, he strikes a bargain to live by painting Death's portrait; however, Death puts a curse on the portrait and anyone who laughs at it will die. After a horrible tragedy at an art gallery, crime boss Karnik buys the painting in a plot to use it to kill the mayor and frame Mr. Mystic.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Sasha's Sax]
    The Spirit
  2. 1. [Tony Nitro]
    Lady Luck
  3. 2. [Portrait of Death]
    Mr. Mystic
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Brian Dobbelaere
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