(May 1940)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Tem Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Printed in U.S.A.
Vol. 1, No. 1 May, 1940.
CRASH COMIC ADVENTURES is published monthly by Tem Publishing Co., Inc., 381 Fourth Avenue, New York, N. Y. Entry as Second Class matter pending at the Post Office at Holyoke, Mass. Ten cents per copy. Subscription 12 issue $1.50. Foreign $2.50. The Publisher cannot be responsible for unsolicited material. Entire contents copyright 1940.

Note, no "s" at the end of "Comic" in the title for this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Strongman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

["You Can't Call My Dad The Blimp Man"] (Table of Contents)

Superform Belt / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

[Illegal Raider Ship] (Table of Contents)

Strongman / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Scotty Walters
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Strongman [Percy Van Norton] (first appearance; origin)

["This is the Best Crew of Natives I ever Handled, JoJo"] (Table of Contents)

Buck Burke / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Stark
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Buck Burke (first appearance)

["I'm on Another Clue Sir"] (Table of Contents)

Secret Agent Z-2 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Z-2 (first appearance)

["Terror Stalks the Trail of the Interplanetary..."] (Table of Contents)

Solar Legion / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Solar Legion (first appearance); Adam Starr (first appearance); Black Michael (first appearance)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Year 2140

Danger Dive (Table of Contents)

Don Matson / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Don Matson (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

2 x 1/3 page illustrations

["Sigmund Ruber Missing"] (Table of Contents)

Blue Streak / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Lowry Bishop
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Blue Streak [Don Vin] (first appearance); Tago (first appearance)

"Look! That wild Chinaman power dived..." (Table of Contents)

The Flying Trio / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Flying Trio (first appearance); Sing Low (first appearance); Ray (first appearance); Mac (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

Chinese plays good guy starring role along with two caucasian's in 1940!

["Jane, You've got to stop this infernal meddling..."] (Table of Contents)

Jane Drake / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Matt Robertson
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jane Drake (first appearance); Jerry King (first appearance)

Yang Threatens World (Table of Contents)

Alec / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Rudolph
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Characters:
Yang (first appearance)

["We've had engine trouble with our plane sir!"] (Table of Contents)

Shangra / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Nam Chung Po
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Characters:
Joan Joyce (first appearance); Jack Flynn (first appearance); Shangra (first appearance)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Strongman
  2. 1. ["You Can't Call My Dad The Blimp Man"]
    Superform Belt
  3. 2. [Illegal Raider Ship]
    Strongman
  4. 3. ["This is the Best Crew of Natives I ever Handled, JoJo"]
    Buck Burke
  5. 4. ["I'm on Another Clue Sir"]
    Secret Agent Z-2
  6. 5. ["Terror Stalks the Trail of the Interplanetary..."]
    Solar Legion
  7. 6. Danger Dive
    Don Matson
  8. 7. ["Sigmund Ruber Missing"]
    Blue Streak
  9. 8. "Look! That wild Chinaman power dived..."
    The Flying Trio
  10. 9. ["Jane, You've got to stop this infernal meddling..."]
    Jane Drake
  11. 10. Yang Threatens World
    Alec
  12. 11. ["We've had engine trouble with our plane sir!"]
    Shangra
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