(May 1944)

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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1944-03-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Ned Pines
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyright information was found in the Library of Congress online archive for this issue. The copyright date is listed as March 10th 1944. The cover date is listed as May 1944.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Grim Reaper / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg [as Schomburg] (signed)
Inks:
Alex Schomburg [as Schomburg] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Grim Reaper [William "Bill" Norris]; Adolf Hitler; Hideki Tojo

[Underground Mission To Greece] (Table of Contents)

The Grim Reaper / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Camy
Inks:
Al Camy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Grim Reaper [William "Bill" Norris]; Gabisch (villain, introduction, death); the Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Based on copyright dates, the Grim Reaper's appearance here follows his appearance in FIGHTING YANK #7. He appears next in WONDER COMICS #2.

[The Origin of Mekano] (Table of Contents)

Mekano / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mekano (a robot, introduction, origin); Bill Foster (introduction, electrical engineer); Tommy Clark (introduction); Sandra Kent (introduction, origin); Kieffer (villain, introduction, a spy); General Von Lutz (villain, introduction); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
Mekano, a radio-controlled mechanical man, is being fine-tuned by his inventor, Bill Foster, to do things never before dreamed possible. However, young Tommy Clark gets at the controls and accidently looses the robot on an unsuspecting public. Stopped by Foster, the Nazis learn of this invention and seek to capture it, and, from it, make an Army of such creatures to use in their war efforts.

Prisoner of War (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John M. Easterly
Colors:
John M. Easterly
Letters:
typeset

[The Peril of the Professor] (Table of Contents)

Spectro / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Camy
Inks:
Al Camy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spectro [Bob Morgan] (introduction); Louise Wilson (introduction); George MacReady (introduction); The Professor (villain, introduction)

Peril Canyon (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jackson Cole
Colors:
Jackson Cole
Letters:
typeset

[The Adventure of Capt. Cragget: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Tim Dawson / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Battefield
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Tim Dawson (introduction); Gladys (introduction); Captain Craggett (villain, introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Grim Reaper
  2. 1. [Underground Mission To Greece]
    The Grim Reaper
  3. 2. [The Origin of Mekano]
    Mekano
  4. 3. Prisoner of War
  5. 4. [The Peril of the Professor]
    Spectro
  6. 5. Peril Canyon
  7. 6. [The Adventure of Capt. Cragget: Part 1]
    Tim Dawson
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