(August 1945)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1945
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Continental 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

Issue Notes

Correct story order and text story from Bill via error report.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
L. B. Cole (signed)
Inks:
L. B. Cole (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Cat-Man [David Merrywether]; The Kitten [Katie Rose]
Reprints:
Keywords:
circuses; knives; leopards; lions; tigers

The Man Who Conquered Death! (Table of Contents)

Cat-Man and the Kitten / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Cat-Man [Captain David Merrywether]; The Kitten [Katie Rose]; Inspector Jenkins; un-named scientist (inventor of the Z-Ray, death); Dr. Macabre (villain)
Synopsis:
After murdering a scientist to get his famed "Z-Ray", Dr. Macabre learns that it has given a deadly gift: death by touch! And the Cat-Man and Kitten must stop him from getting the antidote!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Z-Ray

Indexer Notes

Cat-Man's true last name was spelled "Merryweather" in this story.

["It was the strangest murder case of Molly O'Moore's career..."] (Table of Contents)

Molly O'Moore and Scoop Scanlon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nina Albright
Inks:
Nina Albright
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Molly O'Moore; Scoop Scanlon; Bernard Adams; Estelle Adams; Professor Ostrow
Synopsis:
Someone is going to kill mr. Adams at midnight, and he invites reporters to his house to cover his murder.

Indexer Notes

Art very similar to her signed stories in Cat-Man #28 and Terrific #6. Profile of Molly, faces and movement of figures match.

Portraits of Plunder (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leo Morey (signed)
Inks:
Leo Morey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hood [Major Tom Wood]; Rae Herman (his fiancée); Happy Hollihan (villain); Pete Pallette (villain); an art Professor (villain)
Synopsis:
Two crooks steal a painting at the art gallery and disguise it with paint and then hand it over to the art professor who manage to get it out of the museum.

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in FEMFORCE #29 (AC Comics).

The Cat Came Back (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Hypnosis In Reverse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

The Zombie Master (Table of Contents)

The Deacon and Mickey / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais (signed)
Inks:
Rudy Palais (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Deacon; Mickey; Ellen Cole (introduction); Zombie Master (villain; introduction; death); Kuala (villain; introduction; death)

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Lou Mougin.

Corpses Don't Stay Cold (Table of Contents)

The Reckoner and Chipper / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Reckoner [Michael Shayne]; Chipper; Dr. Cole; Mortimer Grayson (introduciton; death); Grayson's former partner (villain; introduction)
Synopsis:
A man frozen to death by a blazing fire, and the answer to the mystery is in an experimental quick freezer in the cellar.

Indexer Notes

The close up faces with very bright eyes and layout with many diagonal lines, look very much like the signed Cat-Man story in this issue. Probably him.

Carnival of Crime (Table of Contents)

Little Leaders / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais [as R. Palais] (signed)
Inks:
Rudy Palais [as R. Palais] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Little Leaders [Mickey; Katie]; Dugger Knight (villain)

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Lou Mougin.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Cat-Man
  2. 1. The Man Who Conquered Death!
    Cat-Man and the Kitten
  3. 2. ["It was the strangest murder case of Molly O'Moore's career..."]
    Molly O'Moore and Scoop Scanlon
  4. 3. Portraits of Plunder
    The Hood
  5. 4. The Cat Came Back
  6. 5. Hypnosis In Reverse
  7. 6. The Zombie Master
    The Deacon and Mickey
  8. 7. Corpses Don't Stay Cold
    The Reckoner and Chipper
  9. 8. Carnival of Crime
    Little Leaders
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steinar Ådland