(August 1948)

Standard, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Visual Editions, Inc.
Editing:
Ned Pines
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Terror; Miss Masque / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

The Quiz Crime (Table of Contents)

Black Terror / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson (signed)
Inks:
Mort Meskin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
B-173

Characters:
Black Terror (Bob Benton); Tim Roland; Slim Ruffo (villain; intro); Freddy Hooper (intro; child movie star)
Synopsis:
Bob and Tim fail to answer questions correctly on a quiz show, and the penalty is to have to don fake Terror Twin costume and halt a fake kidnapping of a child movie star. Real thugs intercept the mock criminals, and the drama becomes more real than the watchers of the quiz show imagine.
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Death Stalks at Night (Table of Contents)

Miss Masque / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
CC-557

Characters:
Miss Masque (Diana Adams);John Holder (introduction; death)
Synopsis:
Diana Adams is invited to a party at the home of wealthy industrialist John Holder by Holder's nephews John and Rod. Holder confides to his lawyer that he has a scheme to determine who shall inherit his wealth, Rod or John. The scheme involves faking his death to find who grieves for him. When the scheme goes forward, Holder is truely dead, and Miss Masque must uncover the culprit.
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The Mystery of the Larsen Twins (Table of Contents)

Rod McLeod / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Charles Stewart]
Pencils:
John Celardo (illustration)
Inks:
John Celardo (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-293

Characters:
Rod McLeod

Indexer Notes

text with two spot illustrations

Jungle Jitters (Table of Contents)

Commando Cubs / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes
Pencils:
Lin Streeter
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
CC-1185

["Young man, do you know what time it is?"] (Table of Contents)

Zippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Hartley
Pencils:
Al Hartley (signed)
Inks:
Al Hartley (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
CC-1110

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Zippie

The Rainy Road (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Roslyn
Pencils:
Dan Loprino (illustration)
Inks:
Dan Loprino (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
B-306

The Hot Breath of Death (Table of Contents)

Doc Strange / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo (splash panel); Ed Moritz (rest of story)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
CC-716

Characters:
Doc Strange

Indexer Notes

Art ID's by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

["A practical joker pretended to be drowning..."] (Table of Contents)

Little Legends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jules Steiner
Pencils:
Jules Steiner (signed)
Inks:
Jules Steiner (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
CC-873

Synopsis:
a reinterpretation of the Boy Who Cried Wolf
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Terror; Miss Masque
  2. 1. The Quiz Crime
    Black Terror
  3. 2. Death Stalks at Night
    Miss Masque
  4. 3. The Mystery of the Larsen Twins
    Rod McLeod
  5. 4. Jungle Jitters
    Commando Cubs
  6. 5. ["Young man, do you know what time it is?"]
    Zippie
  7. 6. The Rainy Road
  8. 7. The Hot Breath of Death
    Doc Strange
  9. 8. ["A practical joker pretended to be drowning..."]
    Little Legends
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Jim Stangas
  • Tony Oliva
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
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