(June 2012)

Dark Horse, 2012 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
59.99 USD; 65.99 CAD
Pages:
296
On-sale date:
2012-06-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dark Horse Books
Brand:
Dark Horse Archives; Dark Horse Books
ISBN:
978-1-59582-929-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978159582929055999
Color:
color
Binding:
hardcover
Publishing Format:
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Claw

Indexer Notes

Includes the center image from the cover of Silver Streak Comics (Lev Gleason, 1939 Series) #7.

The Need for Speed! (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael T. Gilbert
Pencils:
Jack Binder; Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Binder; Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Silver Streak

[Silver Streak Comics #6] (Table of Contents)

The Claw / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Claw
Reprints:

Announcing the Winners of the Silver Streak Contest! (Table of Contents)

Silver Streak / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Streak
Synopsis:
Illustrated announcement of the winners in the Silver Streak Contest: 1st Prize won by Stanley & Bruce Bass ($5), 2nd Prize of $2 won by Don Murphy, and there were 18 other winners of $1.00 each.
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[Race Around the World] (Table of Contents)

Silver Streak / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Streak; Whiz; Sir Cedric Baldwin; Shadra; Sheik Ali Ben Hassan
Synopsis:
Sir Cedric Challenges the Streak to a race, and he agrees: to make it a 'round the world affair. On the way, he fights the Nazis, rescues a girl from an evil Sheik, prevents that Sheik from successfully harming a caravan of American travelers on their way to Maskat, and wins the race!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Nazis

[The Flying Dragon] (Table of Contents)

The Sky Wolf / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Inks:
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war
Characters:
Sky Wolf [Paul Storm]; Crane
Synopsis:
Sky Wolf comes across a weird plane used by a gang of vicious criminals who defy the law by using scientific methods to rob and plunder. He is forced to the ground and offered the chance to join the group. When he refuses, the gang throws him into a cell, from which he escapes, then uses his own plane to destroy the gang.
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[Nick Carro's Protection Racket] (Table of Contents)

Bill Wayne, the Texas Terror / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hal Sharp
Inks:
Hal Sharp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bill Wayne; Hank Russel; Adams; Nick Carro
Synopsis:
Ranger Wayne has to prevent a protection racket from moving into the west to take advantage of the cattle ranchers.
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Indexer Notes

Story printed in red, black, and white.

Slow Drawin' Fool (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kane Miller (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Cole ?
Inks:
Jack Cole ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jed Graymes; Mike Kenly; Blackie Ranson
Synopsis:
Young Jed Graymes must face the man who killed his father and took over the Bar 30 spread which rightfully belongs to him.
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Keywords:
Tott City

Indexer Notes

Art printed in red, black, and white.

[The Claw Lives Again] (Table of Contents)

The Green Claw / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Carl Tarrant; Green Claw
Synopsis:
The Green Claw literally rises from the dead and it's up to Carl Durrant to investigate. However, the Claw uses hypnotic powers on the Major and he is shrunk and placed in a box to die while the Claw readies an army of robots to conquer the armies of the Earth.
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["I swear to devote my time on earth to make crime pay..."] (Table of Contents)

The Daredevil, Master of Courage / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Rico [as Captain Cook] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Binder (signed)
Inks:
Jack Binder (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill] (introduction, origin); Joe Ripper; Ricco; Joe; Conde
Synopsis:
After stopping Joe Ripper's escape, after he had murdered a bank guard and stolen the bank's money, Daredevil finds a clue on his body and begins to hunt down the Ricco Gang that Ripper was a part of. He arrives in time to stop the Ricco Gang from destroying the rival Conde Gang, capturing both gangs to turn over to the Police.
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Indexer Notes

Daredevil's origin was revised in Daredevil Comics #18. Daredevil wears a yellow and blue uniform in this story.

[The Ivory Raiders] (Table of Contents)

Lance Hale / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Hampton ?; Mac Raboy ?
Inks:
John Hampton ?; Mac Raboy ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Lance Hale; Jackie; Yamba; Brad Hender
Synopsis:
After having destroyed the monster in the city, Lance heads into the jungle to do battle with ivory raiders when he sees a young boy being threatened by a lion. After saving him, a series of events leads the pair to the cabin of the ivory raiders and a fight ensues.
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[The Spook Strikes Back] (Table of Contents)

Ace Powers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Anderson
Inks:
Harry Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Ace Powers; Panther Man; Spook
Synopsis:
Ace has overcome the Four Madmen and has called the Police in to recover their bodies. When they arrive, only three bodies are found, and Ace realizes that Panther Man has escaped. He finds him being murdered by the Spook, and must battle the Skeleton Men to reach him in time.
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Indexer Notes

Story in printed in red, black, and white.

Throwing Snowballs Caused the Boston Massacre! (Table of Contents)

Momentous Mites / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Illustrated re-telling of the events of March 5, 1770.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Boston Massacre

Indexer Notes

Story is printed in red, black, and white.

[The Starfish Men of the Water Planet] (Table of Contents)

Planet Patrol / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Planet Patrol [Captain Ken Keen; Nirma]
Synopsis:
While on patrol one day near a weird planet, Nirma starts feeling faint and Captain Keen wonders if the planet is responsible. Diving under water, they come into contact with the Star-Fish Men, whose leader captures the duo and informs Keen that he can guide the water-planet through the universe, robbing and conquering as they go.
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[The Sky Bug] (Table of Contents)

Dickie Dean, the Boy Inventor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dickie Dean; Zip Todd; John Dean; Martha Dean; Mr. Crawley
Synopsis:
When a plane crashes into Dickie's father's business, destroying it, Dickie tries to figure out a way he can help his parents financially. So he builds a weird type of aircraft that flies thanks to a repelling magnet, and markets the concept to the President of the Zepher Aeroplane Factory. Unfortunately, Crawley wants the invention for free and is willing to kill Dickie and Zip to get it.
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The Fight for Fun! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Pat; Mike
Synopsis:
Pat and Mike find a dime laying on the sidewalk and begin to fight over it. But a Policeman comes along and finds out the boys need the dime to buy the latest issues of Sure-Fire Comics and Super-Mystery Comics. The cop gives the boys a dime and each get their comic, while he decided to buy both issues himself!
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Illustrated ad from Remington Rand, Incorporated, advertizing a desk set for $1 with the purchase of a Remington Delux Noiseless Deluxe Portable Typewriter.
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Indexer Notes

Ad is printed in red, black, and white.

[Silver Streak Comics #7] (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Claw
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Illustrated ad from the Wilson Chemical Company, who offered a variety of prizes {including motion picture projector, guitar, bycicle, portable radio and more] to readers for selling 12 boxes of White Cloverine Brand Salve.
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[The Claw vs. Daredevil, Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Claw; Daredevil / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Tonia Saunders (introduction); Jarves; Claw; Sin-Lee
Synopsis:
The Claw has his minions burrow under the Atlantic Ocean so that he can attack New York City (and America) from underground. Fortunately, Bart Hill is there when the Claw attacks and he changes into the Daredevil to put a stop to the attack.
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Indexer Notes

Daredevil regains power to speak. Daredevil now wears his familiar red and blue costume.

[Introducing the Pirate Prince] (Table of Contents)

The Pirate Prince / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Pirate Prince (introduction); Gilley; Captain Tuttle
Synopsis:
Spurning the love of a woman, the Prince and his men take on a slave ship called "The Vulture" and free the slaves aboard. Unfortunately, the daughter of the Captain of this ship presents more problems that the Prince bargained for!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Shelter Island; The Vulture

[The Death of Biff Baily] (Table of Contents)

Presto Martin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Hubbell [as ABC] (signed)
Pencils:
Carl Hubbell [as ABC] (signed)
Inks:
Carl Hubbell [as ABC] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Presto Martin (introduction); Murphy; Scotty Burns; Bullet Nolan
Synopsis:
In order to discover the true story and cause behind the death of boxer Biff Baily, Presto disguises himself as boxer Scotty Burns.
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["Silver Streak, lone meteor of justice..."] (Table of Contents)

Silver Streak and Whiz King of Falcons / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Streak; Whiz
Synopsis:
Silver Streak investigates the deaths of several people from the "Fire Death", and his search leads him to Fantasy Isle, home to an evil, strange people, who have kidnapped people and made them their slaves.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fantasy Isle

[The Wrath of Rokula] (Table of Contents)

Zongar the Miracle Man / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Zongar; Abaraxx; Thomas West; Ruth West; Professor Rokula
Synopsis:
Zongar must stop a madman who has invented a hypnotic machine that places inventors he has kidnapped under his spell so they will create the necessary machines that will enable him to rule the universe.
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[The White Dragon Flower] (Table of Contents)

Cloud Curtis / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder ?
Pencils:
Jack Binder
Inks:
Jack Binder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Cloud Curtis McCoy; Crusher McCoy; Pop Whistler; Sam Jackel; Curly; Burk; White Dragon Flower; Kharahn
Synopsis:
Cloud accuses airline owner Jackel of treason and sets out in an attempt to intercept the General Staff plane that is carrying defense plans and designs for new ships, planes and guns to be discussed at an emergency defense meeting in Washington D.C..
Reprints:
Keywords:
Golden Bullet; VX-4

Gun Shots on the Mesa (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Kane Warren (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Marshall Dangle Stephens; Johnny Costigan; Red Degan; Joe Barnes
Synopsis:
Three men on the run from the Sheriff of Little Gulch includes the son of a prominent man who has somehow got tangled up with two desperadoes.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Lists Jack Cole as Editor and Morris Latzen as Business Manager.

[Debut of a Dynamo] (Table of Contents)

Dynamo Hill / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Turner
Pencils:
Harry Anderson
Inks:
Harry Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dynamo Hill [Bart Hill] (introduction, origin); Doctor Frisby; Betty; Aubrey Gill; Mr. Crambell
Synopsis:
Milksop Bart Hill, upon visiting his doctor friend, is told that he has a strange, deadly ailment and will die at sundown. So he decides to stand up to his boss in a most unusual way and discovers that he is running a smuggling racket.
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[The Skinn Family Curse] (Table of Contents)

Dickie-Dean, Boy Inventor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dickie Dean; Zip Todd; O'Riley; Phineas Skinn; Zanner Skinn; Mortimer Skinn; Professor Skinn; Blubber
Synopsis:
Mortimer Skinn has watched his two brothers murdered on their birthdays as well as other family members...now Mortimer's birthday has come and he is scared to death and demands Police protection. Dickie discovers that the villain is a blind member of the family, whose brothers had attempted to kill him, but he beat them to it! Now the professor operates on Dickie and turns him into a willing accomplice for crime!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Sky Bug

["Know Your Car!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Synopsis:
Illustrated advertisement from Theo. Audel & Company for the new edition of "Audel's Auto Guide".
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Prizes! For You! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Harman (signed)
Inks:
Fred Harman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Red Ryder
Synopsis:
Illustrated ad from American Specialty Company, which shows readers the prizes they can win just by selling 40 Christmas packs, including the Daisy 1000 shot Red Ryder Carbine.
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Indexer Notes

Printed in red, black, and white.

[Silver Streak Comics #8] (Table of Contents)

Daredevil; Claw / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Claw; Dickie Dean; Silver Streak; Pirate Prince
Reprints:

Free! Four Clolor Portrait of Silver Streak (Table of Contents)

Silver Streak / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Streak; Whiz
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated promotional ad giving free to readers a 7" x 10 1/4" four color portrait poster of the Silver Streak for every two "Silver Streak Portrait Certificates" they mailed in, OR 10 cents in coin with only one certificate.

The Claw vs. Daredevil [Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Daredevil Claw / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Claw
Synopsis:
When Daredevil, as Bart Hill, learns that the President of the United States has imposed a new tax of 50% on people's incomes, and that people are barred from their churches, he decides to take action. He has a doctor examine the President and discovers that the Chief Executive is in a state of coma, put there by the Claw!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Airdevil

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sport Shorts by Ernie Bulbnose / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David B. Icove [as D.B.I.] (signed)
Pencils:
David B. Icove [as D.B.I.] (signed)
Inks:
David B. Icove [as D.B.I.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sid Bucktooth; "Battlin' Buzz"; "Slug" Fest; "Dizzy" Lumpo; Hap Kluk; Axel Skug; Slim Zlam
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Indexer Notes

Group of five stand-alone humorous sports cartoons.

[Smashing the Slavers] (Table of Contents)

The Pirate Prince / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Briefer [as REM Brant] (signed)
Pencils:
Dick Briefer [as REM Brant] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Briefer [as REM Brant] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Pirate Prince, Flim; Merry
Synopsis:
Seeing a slave ship on the horizon, the Prince and his crew taken on the ship...until they see a white flag. But when that ship draws near, they suddenly open fire and the Prince's ship goes down. They are saved by a whale, who deposits the crew aboard the slaver ship and a fight ensues.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Can You Solve These? / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David B. Icove [as D.B.I.] (signed)
Pencils:
David B. Icove [as D.B.I.] (signed)
Inks:
David B. Icove [as D.B.I.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Readers are asked to solve 5 different problems.

[The Two-in-One] (Table of Contents)

Silver Streak / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Silver Streak; Whiz; Harmon; Henry Smith; Eleene Smith; Jerry; Walter Chinwell; Steve Grogan; Jaxon; Sam
Synopsis:
Silver Streak is asked by the FBI to investigate reported spy activities at the Sterling Aircraft Plant, and discovers that one of the workers has a false eye camera in his head, which he uses to photograph secrets and give them to "The General".
Reprints:
Keywords:
Los Angeles Bugle; New York City; Sterling Aircraft Plant

[Cactus Gulch] (Table of Contents)

Gully Gulliver / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David B. Icove [as D.B. Icove] (signed)
Pencils:
David B. Icove [as D.B. Icove] (signed)
Inks:
David B. Icove [as D.B. Icove] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gully Gulliver; Rammy; Jed; Killer Pete
Synopsis:
When Gully hears that the Sheriff is heading out to look for "Killer" Pete, Gully and Rammy dedcide to find him first...with "electrifying" results.
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[The Durmaleum Theft] (Table of Contents)

Cloud Curtis / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jack Binder (signed)
Inks:
Jack Binder (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Cloud Curtis; Crusher McCoy; Pop Whistler; Professor Lane; Enzo Francor; Mitzi
Synopsis:
Cloud and his pals must stop the evil Francor and his assistant from obtaining an important metal called Durmalem the Professor has invented that will revolutionize the airplane.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Durmalem; Golden Bullet

[The Bomb Sight Mystery] (Table of Contents)

Secret Agent X-101 / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Secret Agent X-101 [Bart Benson]; Pat White; Mr. Hendrix; Sandra Hendrix; Hans
Synopsis:
Bart is very concerned about the murder of U.S. agents guarding the Air Force's new bomb site that allows a bomb to land squarely on its target from a height of 50,000 feet, and his investigation leads right back to the head of the aircraft company charged with protecting the invention.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Daily Record

[The Zango Cannonball] (Table of Contents)

Lance Hale / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Guardineer ?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Lance Hale; Ruth
Synopsis:
Lance comes upon a girl in the jungle that is threatened by a vicious leopard. After saving her, both head back to the M'Bongo River, where her father and brother were captured by savages.
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The Silver Ranger and His Wonder Horse, Lucifer (Table of Contents)

The Silver Ranger / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Silver Films Studios] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Binder (signed)
Inks:
Jack Binder (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Silver Ranger (introduction); Lucifer; Joel Brandon; Mary Brandon; Sheriff Belden; Deputy Spider Jones
Synopsis:
The Ranger must locate the true murderer of Hank Brunner before the Sheriff and his posse lynch an innocent man.
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[Molo's Reign of Terror] (Table of Contents)

Presto Martin, Quick Change Artist / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Presto Martin; Murphy; Bruce Canton; Don Lopez; Jeeves
Synopsis:
Presto uses his skill of disguise in order to locate and stop a vicious killer of stage and screen personalities.
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Keywords:
plastic putty

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Laffs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David B. Icove
Pencils:
David B. Icove
Inks:
David B. Icove
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wilbur
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Series of 8 different stand-alone cartoons.

[The Gunpowder Mission] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dearborn, Freedom's Son / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Walter Galli (signed)
Pencils:
Walter Galli (signed)
Inks:
Walter Galli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Captain Dan Dearborn; Jerry; General George Washington; Major George Rogers Clark; Captain Neville; Jed Swift; Scarface Dykes; Tuff Kendon
Synopsis:
Captain Dearborn is sent by George Washington to Fort Pitt to meet up with Major George Rogers Clark, then the pair will deliver much needed gun powder to Boonesboro, Kentucky.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fort Pitt

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Silver Streak Stamp Page / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Will Rogers
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The editors proudly announce a new series of stamps, based on the characters found in the thrilling book, "Mutiny on the Bounty". The page also lists ads from various stamp dealers with many stamps shown.

[Professor Skinn Strikes Back] (Table of Contents)

Dickie Dean, Boy Inventor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dickie Dean; Zip Todd; John Dean; Martha Dean; Professor Skinn; Blubber
Synopsis:
Professor Skinn and Blubber break out of jail and kidnap Dickie's parents, and when he shows up to rescue them, the Professor attempts to use his new invention on them all...an invention that can reduce humans to chemicals!
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Keywords:
Sky Bug

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rusty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rusty; Mr. Jones
Synopsis:
When Rusty discovers that today, the 10th, is his brother's birthday, he hurries to the newsstand to get the latest issue of Silver Streak Comics, which, after he reads it, will be his brother's present!
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Indexer Notes

This strip is party a publisher's plug for Silver Streak Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Harman (signed)
Inks:
Fred Harman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Red Ryder; Little Beaver
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for the new Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine.

[Silver Streak Comics #9] (Table of Contents)

Silver Streak / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Streak; Whiz; Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Claw
Reprints:

Free! Four Clolor Portrait of Silver Streak (Table of Contents)

Silver Streak / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Streak; Whiz
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated promotional ad giving free to readers a 7" x 10 1/4" four color portrait poster of the Silver Streak for every two "Silver Streak Portrait Certificates" they mailed in, OR 10 cents in coin with only one certificate.

[The Claw vs. Daredevil, Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Daredevil; Claw / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Claw; Spike
Synopsis:
The Claw, in a weakened condition after the savage beating inflicted on him by Daredevil, is found guilty by a jury and sentenced to die in the electric chair. When he placed in the chair and the juice is administered, the Claw regains his power and escapes, leading his gang to a volcanic crater in the Rockies, which he declares will be the future capital of the United States. To seal that intent, he captures Daredevil and burns him at the stake!
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Absent-Minded Album (Table of Contents)

Sports Shots by Ernie Bulbnose / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David B. Icove [as D.B.I.] (signed)
Pencils:
David B. Icove [as D.B.I.] (signed)
Inks:
David B. Icove [as D.B.I.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Caston Pierre; Gorilla Jones; Homer McNutz; Professor Buzzle
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Six individual stand along cartoons of fictional absent minded individuals from the sports world and their accomplishments.

[The Lesson of Dr. Boggs] (Table of Contents)

The Pirate Prince / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Briefer [as Richard Norman] (signed)
Pencils:
Dick Briefer [as Richard Norman] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Briefer [as Richard Norman] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Pirate Prince; Flip; Doctor Boggs; Squire Rooks
Synopsis:
While the Pirate Prince is trying to free some captured slaves, Dr. Boggs takes over the Prince's ship, and uses the Prince and the re-captured slaves to do his bidding. That is, until he Prince turns the tables on Boggs.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Can You Solve These? / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David B. Icove [as D.B.I.] (signed)
Pencils:
David B. Icove [as D.B.I.] (signed)
Inks:
David B. Icove [as D.B.I.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Readers are given five illustrated puzzles to solve, including "Find the Ball Players", "Hunter's Problem", "Target Score", and "Square the Vicar".

[Who Is Iron Jaw?] (Table of Contents)

Silver Streak and Whiz / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Streak; Whiz; Iron Jaw (introduction)
Synopsis:
Silver Streak is vacationing in Argentina and must investigate and solve a series of sabotage crimes already set in motion there and in the United States by a man known only as Iron Jaw.
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[The Return of Killer Pete] (Table of Contents)

Gully Gulliver / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David B. Icove [as D. B. Icove] (signed)
Pencils:
David B. Icove [as D. B. Icove] (signed)
Inks:
David B. Icove [as D. B. Icove] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gully Gulliver; Daisy; Cluck; Killer Pete
Synopsis:
Killer Pete breaks jail and captures Gully and Daisy. However, Cluck comes to their rescue.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cactus Gulch

[The Wingers] (Table of Contents)

Cloud Curtis / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder ?
Pencils:
Jack Binder (signed)
Inks:
Jack Binder (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Cloud Curtis; Crusher McCoy; Pop Whistler; Mr. Richmond; Wingers
Synopsis:
Cloud happens upon an airplane wreck and the pilot reports "snow on the wings" before he dies. Meeting with the airline's President, he learns this has happened five other times, and he also discovers the accidents were caused by "The Wingers", who employ a mysterious gun that shoots a secret chemical which condenses the moisture in the air and freezes it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Golden Bullet

[The High One's Death Gas] (Table of Contents)

Secret Agent X-101 / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Secret Agent X-101 [Bart Benson]; Pat White; McCann; Joe; Jim ; Sandra Hendrix; Mr. Hendrix; Otto; Adolph; Hans
Synopsis:
Bart heads out to track down the murderer of the U.S. Secretary of State.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Daily Record

[Captives of the Pygmies] (Table of Contents)

Lance Hale / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Guardineer ?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Lance Hale; Jim Thorne
Synopsis:
Lance and Jim are taken prisoner by a band of pygmies after Thorne crashes his plane, but set a fire in one of the huts and manage to escape.
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The Gambler's Last Stand, or, Desert Justice Wins Again (Table of Contents)

The Silver Ranger / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Formes [as Silver Films Studios] (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Binder (signed)
Inks:
Jack Binder (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Silver Ranger; Lucifer; Roy Penwell; Stokes; Slick Hanson; Roper
Synopsis:
Young Roy Penwell is about to be hung by a mob, who believe he was in on trying to bilk an old widow lady out her money. The Silver Ranger steps in and saves the lad, proving that he had been framed.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Crystal Palace Saloon

The Domino! (Table of Contents)

Presto Martin / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Presto Martin; Murphy; Dugan; Domino [Dominic Leonetti]; Spike
Synopsis:
The Police have been endeavoring to shut down Leonetti's "Red Rouse", a swank night spot, for months with no luck, so Presto Martin uses his disguise ability to corral "The Domino" in his infamous "Game of Death"!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Red Rouse

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Laffs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
David B. Icove [as D.B.I.] (signed)
Pencils:
David B. Icove (signed)
Inks:
David B. Icove [as D.B.I.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Marvin; Willie; Zeke; Miss Grepburn; Ed
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Series of eight stand alone humorous panels.

[Scarface the Renegade] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dearborn, Freedom's Son / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Walter Galli (signed)
Pencils:
Walter Galli (signed)
Inks:
Walter Galli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Dan Dearborn; Jerry; Jed Swift; Major George Rogers Clark; Scarface Dykes
Synopsis:
Dan and Major Clark begin their journey to take gun powder from Ft. Pitt down the Ohio River to Boonesboro, and meet with resistance from a renegade spy and the Indians.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Silver Streak Stamp Page / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Will Rogers
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated advertisements from various stamp dealers, who encourage readers to get into collecting foreign stamps, especially those with pictures of Kings and Queens on them.

The War of Inventions (Table of Contents)

Dickie Dean, The Boy Inventor / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dickie Dean; Zip Todd; Professor Skinn; Blubber
Synopsis:
Professor Skinn has issued a challenge to Dickie Dean for a duel of inventions, and both begin work on various inventions to use on the other. People all over town are taking bets as to whose invention will win out.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Force Ray; Sky Bug

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rusty and the Gang / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Silver Streak; Rusty; Shorty
Synopsis:
Rusty gets into an argument over the Daredevil only being a comic strip character, when Daredevil shows up in the flesh. He encourages the boys to be a "daredevil" by fighting against all that is bad and evil. Silver Streak dittos that remarks, but warns Daredevil that the Claw is on a rampage again, and both leave to take the villain on.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In part, the Rusty strip was a publisher promo for Silver Streak Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Harman (signed)
Inks:
Fred Harman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
most typeset

Characters:
Red Ryder; Little Beaver
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad from the Daisy Manufacturing Company for the new Red Ryder 1000-shot Cowboy Carbine.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Daredevil
  2. 1. The Need for Speed!
  3. 2. [Silver Streak Comics #6]
    The Claw
  4. 3. Announcing the Winners of the Silver Streak Contest!
    Silver Streak
  5. 4. [Race Around the World]
    Silver Streak
  6. 5. [The Flying Dragon]
    The Sky Wolf
  7. 6. [Nick Carro's Protection Racket]
    Bill Wayne, the Texas Terror
  8. 7. Slow Drawin' Fool
  9. 8. [The Claw Lives Again]
    The Green Claw
  10. 9. ["I swear to devote my time on earth to make crime pay..."]
    The Daredevil, Master of Courage
  11. 10. [The Ivory Raiders]
    Lance Hale
  12. 11. [The Spook Strikes Back]
    Ace Powers
  13. 12. Throwing Snowballs Caused the Boston Massacre!
    Momentous Mites
  14. 13. [The Starfish Men of the Water Planet]
    Planet Patrol
  15. 14. [The Sky Bug]
    Dickie Dean, the Boy Inventor
  16. 15. The Fight for Fun!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. [Silver Streak Comics #7]
    Daredevil
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. [The Claw vs. Daredevil, Part 1]
    Claw; Daredevil
  21. 20. [Introducing the Pirate Prince]
    The Pirate Prince
  22. 21. [The Death of Biff Baily]
    Presto Martin
  23. 22. ["Silver Streak, lone meteor of justice..."]
    Silver Streak and Whiz King of Falcons
  24. 23. [The Wrath of Rokula]
    Zongar the Miracle Man
  25. 24. [The White Dragon Flower]
    Cloud Curtis
  26. 25. Gun Shots on the Mesa
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. [Debut of a Dynamo]
    Dynamo Hill
  29. 28. [The Skinn Family Curse]
    Dickie-Dean, Boy Inventor
  30. 29. ["Know Your Car!"]
  31. 30. Prizes! For You!
  32. 31. [Silver Streak Comics #8]
    Daredevil; Claw
  33. 32. Free! Four Clolor Portrait of Silver Streak
    Silver Streak
  34. 33. The Claw vs. Daredevil [Part 2]
    Daredevil Claw
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Sport Shorts by Ernie Bulbnose
  36. 35. [Smashing the Slavers]
    The Pirate Prince
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    Can You Solve These?
  38. 37. [The Two-in-One]
    Silver Streak
  39. 38. [Cactus Gulch]
    Gully Gulliver
  40. 39. [The Durmaleum Theft]
    Cloud Curtis
  41. 40. [The Bomb Sight Mystery]
    Secret Agent X-101
  42. 41. [The Zango Cannonball]
    Lance Hale
  43. 42. The Silver Ranger and His Wonder Horse, Lucifer
    The Silver Ranger
  44. 43. [Molo's Reign of Terror]
    Presto Martin, Quick Change Artist
  45. 44. [no title indexed]
    Laffs
  46. 45. [The Gunpowder Mission]
    Dan Dearborn, Freedom's Son
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Silver Streak Stamp Page
  48. 47. [Professor Skinn Strikes Back]
    Dickie Dean, Boy Inventor
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    Rusty
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  51. 50. [Silver Streak Comics #9]
    Silver Streak
  52. 51. Free! Four Clolor Portrait of Silver Streak
    Silver Streak
  53. 52. [The Claw vs. Daredevil, Part 3]
    Daredevil; Claw
  54. 53. Absent-Minded Album
    Sports Shots by Ernie Bulbnose
  55. 54. [The Lesson of Dr. Boggs]
    The Pirate Prince
  56. 55. [no title indexed]
    Can You Solve These?
  57. 56. [Who Is Iron Jaw?]
    Silver Streak and Whiz
  58. 57. [The Return of Killer Pete]
    Gully Gulliver
  59. 58. [The Wingers]
    Cloud Curtis
  60. 59. [The High One's Death Gas]
    Secret Agent X-101
  61. 60. [Captives of the Pygmies]
    Lance Hale
  62. 61. The Gambler's Last Stand, or, Desert Justice Wins Again
    The Silver Ranger
  63. 62. The Domino!
    Presto Martin
  64. 63. [no title indexed]
    Laffs
  65. 64. [Scarface the Renegade]
    Dan Dearborn, Freedom's Son
  66. 65. [no title indexed]
    Silver Streak Stamp Page
  67. 66. The War of Inventions
    Dickie Dean, The Boy Inventor
  68. 67. [no title indexed]
    Rusty and the Gang
  69. 68. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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