(March 1944)

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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
6
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1944 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Et-Es-Go Magazines, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[America's Most Thrilling Fast-Action Adventure Stories !!] (Table of Contents)

The Cat-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles M. Quinlan Sr. [as Chas M. Quinlan] (signed)
Inks:
Charles M Quinlan Sr. [as Chas M. Quinlan] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Cat-Man [David Merrywether]; The Kitten [Katie Conn]; the Japanese

Indexer Notes

Indexed from a scanned copy from fiche. Signature is difficult to read.

New... Excitingly Different (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for drinking glasses.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Also includes indicia.

["Down through the ages have come the dreaded ravages of the four horsemen of the apocalypse..."] (Table of Contents)

The Cat-Man and the Kitten / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Rico (signed)
Inks:
Don Rico (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Cat-Man [David Merrywether]; The Kitten [Katie Conn]; Colonel Barnes; Adolf Hitler (villain); Dr. Grotz (villain, scientist); The Four Horsemen of Doom [war; famine; death; pestilence] (villains, all die); the Nazis (villain)
Synopsis:
Captain Merrywether volunteers to go to the occupied nations to battle the Four Horsemen of Doom sent there by Adolf Hitler in order to ravage, murder, loot and destroy, all to let the peasant swine know the real glory of the New Order.
Reprints:

Fate Turns the Combination (Table of Contents)

The Deacon and Mickey / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Grogan (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Alderman (signed)
Inks:
Jack Alderman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Firebrand of Disaster! (Table of Contents)

Blackout / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Brice ?
Inks:
Robert Brice ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Blackout [Jack Wayne]; Hans (Blackout's assistant); Captain Green (British POW); Adolf Hitler (villain); Reichsmarshall Herman Göring (villain); Firemaster [Von Flamm] (villain, death); Baroness Brunhilde (villain, mention only)
Synopsis:
Göring convinces Hitler to give a man in an insane asylum a chance to build a secret weapon to be used against the Allies, especially since the war is not going well for the Nazis. The weapon is the Liquid Fire Stream, which can be used to envelop enemy aircraft and destroy them. Although Blackout is told about this, to his horror he discovers that the weapon will be tested on an unsuspected British POW who is allowed to escape.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Robert Brice ? credit from Jerry Bails' Who's Who, which indicates he did art on this strip only in 1942.

Gum for a Gumshoe (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
crime

Little Leaders (Table of Contents)

Mickey and the Kitten / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mickey; The Kitten

["Patriotically maintaining a day nursery for children of war workers..."] (Table of Contents)

The Ragman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Herman Browner [as Herman C. Browner]
Pencils:
Herman Browner [as Herman C. Browner]
Inks:
Herman Browner [as Herman C. Browner]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Ragman

The Siren's Wail (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

The Adventure with Lady Satan (Table of Contents)

The Hood / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Grogan (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Alderman (signed)
Inks:
Jack Alderman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hood [Major Tom Wood]; Ray Herman (Wood's girl friend); Colonel Quinlan; Lady Satan (villain); Abel Garling (villain)
Synopsis:
The Hood must stop the murder rampage of Lady Satan, who is out to kill all the war workers she can, but the evil villainess decides to kidnap Ray in order to get to the Hood first.
Reprints:

Now On Sale At Your Newstand (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Cat-Man, Captain Aero, Terrific Comics and Suspense Comics.

I Knew Billy the Kid (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. R. Schwarz ? (signed)
Inks:
C. R. Schwarz ? (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Billy the Kid

Indexer Notes

Signature is difficult to read. Last appearance of feature.

33 Power Telescope Lens Kit (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Be Popular - Learn the Newest Dances in 5 Days (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pick Your Prize (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for Lancaster County Seed Co.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [America's Most Thrilling Fast-Action Adventure Stories !!]
    The Cat-Man
  2. 1. New... Excitingly Different
  3. 2. ["Down through the ages have come the dreaded ravages of the four horsemen of the apocalypse..."]
    The Cat-Man and the Kitten
  4. 3. Fate Turns the Combination
    The Deacon and Mickey
  5. 4. Firebrand of Disaster!
    Blackout
  6. 5. Gum for a Gumshoe
  7. 6. Little Leaders
    Mickey and the Kitten
  8. 7. ["Patriotically maintaining a day nursery for children of war workers..."]
    The Ragman
  9. 8. The Siren's Wail
  10. 9. The Adventure with Lady Satan
    The Hood
  11. 10. Now On Sale At Your Newstand
  12. 11. I Knew Billy the Kid
  13. 12. 33 Power Telescope Lens Kit
  14. 13. Be Popular - Learn the Newest Dances in 5 Days
  15. 14. Pick Your Prize
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