(October 1944)

Standard, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Standard Magazines, Inc.
Editing:
N. L. Pines [as Ned Pines]
Format:
Color; Standard Golden Age US; Saddle-Stitched; Newsprint; Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doc Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; war
Characters:
Doc Strange; Adolf Hitler; Nazi Guards
Synopsis:
A parachuting Doc Strange assaults a Nazi Guard while a frightened Hitler fleeing Berlin raises his hands in surrender.

Indexer Notes

front cover

"It says here the one German secret ..." (Table of Contents)

Commando Cubs / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; war
Characters:
Commando Cubs; Professor Musselbownd; Alderman Rauch (German spy); Renee Marat (shepherdess); German Commandant; Major von Schroeder; Nazis
Synopsis:
The Cubs flush out a German spy, but the villain escapes with blueprints for a super-rocket plane. The Cubs follow him and grab the blueprints, but Nazis trap the boys in a farmhouse. The Cubs defeat the Nazis with flaming arrows.

"Boys and girls! Junior Air Wardens of America!" (Table of Contents)

Doc Strange / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero; war
Characters:
Doc Strange; Mike (Doc's teenage sidekick); Virginia (Doc's girlfriend); Henry and Sally (children); Jeep (dog); Herr Von Zum (German spy); Nazis
Synopsis:
Doc chases a German spy carrying a map of munitions centers on the East Coast, but the superhero is captured by Nazis. After swallowing a dose of Alosun, he overwhelms his captors, downs a fleet of Nazi catapult planes, and captures a German U-boat.

Spy Chaser: A Story of Espionage (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
William McClellan
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Colors:
? (spot illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Philip West (teen hobbyist); George Banton (G-Man): German Spy
Synopsis:
Philip thwarts a German spy looking for sensitive government information at a hobby show.

"Boy! This is the life!" (Table of Contents)

Lucky Lawrence / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Maurice Gutwirth]
Pencils:
Maurice Gutwirth
Inks:
Maurice Gutwirth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lucky Lawrence; Lucky's USMC Buddies; Japanese Soldiers; Native Chief; Island Natives
Synopsis:
Lucky and his buddies are swept away by a tropical storm to a mysterious isle where they are captured by Japs who have stolen an idol from a native temple. The Leathernecks escape, and use their muscle and smarts to defeat the Japs and return the idol to the temple.

The Boy Wrangler: A Trail Drive Story (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Buck Barton
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Colors:
? (spot illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buck Wilson (teen wrangler); Tom Lang (trail boss); Hank Traver (rustler)
Synopsis:
Buck thwarts a gang of rustlers and frees an old friend from their camp.

"You're just in time to watch ..." (Table of Contents)

Lone Eagle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lone Eagle; German Commandant; Nazis; Patros (leader of Greek guerillas)
Synopsis:
Lone Eagle is on a mission to find a Nazi supply depot on Crete, but is forced to bail out when harassed by Messerschmitts. He learns that Patros is a traitor working for the Nazis and exposes him. The guerillas vow to continue the fight to free their homeland.

The Black Box: A Story of Africa (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Johnston Craig
Pencils:
? (spot illustrations)
Inks:
? (spot illustrations)
Colors:
? (spot illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bob Green; Jim Green (Bob's brother); Witch Doctor; African Natives
Synopsis:
Bob performs magic tricks to rescue his brother from African natives.

"What are you going to do with a twenty room house, Betty?" (Table of Contents)

Ghost / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
August Froehlich
Inks:
August Froehlich
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; war
Characters:
George Chance (The Ghost); Betty Morris (George's friend); Peter (George's servant); Yogi Sage (George's otherworldly aide); Nazis; Constable
Synopsis:
Nazis are hiding in an old mansion on Long Island, and are intent upon destroying American ships in a nearby harbor. They capture George and his friends, but the Yogi Sage rescues them. George saves the fleet using his magical powers.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doc Strange
  2. 1. "It says here the one German secret ..."
    Commando Cubs
  3. 2. "Boys and girls! Junior Air Wardens of America!"
    Doc Strange
  4. 3. Spy Chaser: A Story of Espionage
  5. 4. "Boy! This is the life!"
    Lucky Lawrence
  6. 5. The Boy Wrangler: A Trail Drive Story
  7. 6. "You're just in time to watch ..."
    Lone Eagle
  8. 7. The Black Box: A Story of Africa
  9. 8. "What are you going to do with a twenty room house, Betty?"
    Ghost
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  • Kathryn Wright
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