(1959?)

G. T. Limited, 1959 Series
Published in English (United Kingdom) United Kingdom
 
Price
2/6 [0-2-6 GBP]
Pages
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
Color
Colour Cover; Black, White, & Colour Interiors
Paper Stock
Cardboard Cover

Action Stories Hi-Power Adventure Comics (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Denis McLoughlin (painted) (signed)
Inks
Denis McLoughlin (painted) (signed)
Colors
Denis McLoughlin (painted) (signed)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Signed bottom right corner of cover.
Front and back covers are the same.
Inside front & back covers are blank.

[The Construction Racketeers] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Flame / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flame [Gary Preston]; Radler (villain, death); Stone (villain, death)
Synopsis
Stymied by corrupt politicians and lax building materials, the authorities seem helpless to stop the collapse of people's homes and wanton death, but the Flame goes directly after the crooked contractors themselves.
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[The Wicked Duke] (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Fortune / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vernon Henkel
Pencils
Vernon Henkel
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Captain Fortune [Tyrone Fortune]; Duke Edward of Kent (first appearance; villain)
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Triple Cross (Table of Contents: 3)

Bob Allen - Frontier Marshal / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
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[Diamonds of Death] (Table of Contents: 4)

Mob Buster Robinson / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Larry Vance] (signed)
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Mob Buster Robinson; Coleman (villain, introduction, death)
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[The Voodoo Master] (Table of Contents: 5)

Yarko the Great, Master Magician / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner ?
Pencils
Will Eisner [as Anthony Brooks] (signed)
Inks
Will Eisner [as Anthony Brooks] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Yarko; Vladim (villain, death); his beast-men (villains, death)
Synopsis
While traveling through the moors outside London, Yarko comes across a man who has been murdered. Stranger still is a weird scientist who practices voodoo and has a group of beast-men under his personal control.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Two-Gun Lil / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Pete Morisi
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There is no fury like the fury of a woman who is out to exact revenge...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lil Peters [Two-Gun Lil]; Bush Peters (killer); Sandy Jones; Rita
Synopsis
A woman is out to revenge the murder of her lover, and accuses Lil for the killing after finding a piece of her shirt sleeve on the scene of the murder.
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War (Table of Contents: 7)

Hugh Hazard and His Iron Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed)
Pencils
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed)
Inks
George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Hugh Hazzard; Bozo the Robot; Motler (villain, death); Fritz Goeing (villain); Hans Gonn (villain)
Synopsis
Hazzard and Bozo get involved in European affairs, and world peace is declared after the evil dictator Motler is sent to his doom.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Mob-Buster Robinson / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you're going to squeal, eh?
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[The Revolutionary Papers] (Table of Contents: 9)

Flash Fulton / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
adventure
Characters
Flash Fulton; Andy
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Indexer Notes

Jerry Bails' Who's Who doesn't indicate that Gustavson lettered this feature, only illustrated it. However, Paul's son, Terry, indicates that his father also wrote and lettered this feature. So the lettering credit is added here.

[In the Decathlon] (Table of Contents: 10)

Clip Chance at Cliffside / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner [as Scot Sheridan]
Pencils
George Brenner [as Scot Sheridan]
Inks
George Brenner [as Scot Sheridan]
Letters
?

Genre
sport
Characters
Clip Chance; Coach Barr; Spud; Slim and the Boss
Reprints

[Rousting the Renegades] (Table of Contents: 11)

Abdul the Arab / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vernon Henkel
Pencils
Vernon Henkel
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Riggs; Abdul; Hassan; Akmid; Kavar
Reprints

[The Death of Khan Gen-Kee] (Table of Contents: 12)

Dr. Fung / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell [as Arthur Dean] (signed)
Pencils
Bob Powell [Arthur Dean] (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell [as Arthur Dean] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dr. Fung; Lotus Flower (introduction, death); Khan Gen-Kee (villain, introduction, death); Loti Gen-Kee [called Lio-San in this story] (villain, introduction)
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[Sabotage On the Northern Clipper] (Table of Contents: 13)

Patty O'Day / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Claire Moe
Pencils
Claire Moe
Inks
Claire Moe
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Patty O'Day
Reprints

[The Marijuana Ring] (Table of Contents: 14)

Chic Carter / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vernon Henkel
Pencils
Vernon Henkel
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Chic Carter; Mary Neel; Prof. Hayes (Intro, villain, Dies); Blackie Norton (Intro)
Reprints

[The Death Room] (Table of Contents: 15)

Doll Man / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner [as William Erwin Maxwell] (signed)
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Tim Smith; Grimes (villain, introduction, jewel thief)
Synopsis
Doll Man borrows a model plane owned by Tim Smith to use as his personal aircraft in going after Grimes, a hideous jewel thief. After capturing the felon, Doll Man returns the plane to Smith along with a $10 bill.
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[The Insurance Murder Plot] (Table of Contents: 16)

Rusty Ryan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
adventure; children; spy
Characters
Rusty Ryan (introduction, origin); Inhabitants of Boyville [Smiley Scott; Bobby; Ed; Whitey; Scotty] introduction); Cappy Jenks (introduction); Mr. Hicks (introduction); Lockhart (villain, introduction); Spear (villain, introduction)
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Keywords
Boyville

Indexer Notes

Jerry Bails' Who's Who doesn't indicate that Gustavson wrote this feature, only illustrated it. However, Paul's son, Terry, indicates that his father also wrote and lettered this feature. So the lettering credit was added here.

[The Capture of Castle Balomar] (Table of Contents: 17)

Captain Fortune / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vernon Henkel
Pencils
Vernon Henkel
Inks
Vernon Henkel
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Captain Fortune [Tyrone Fortune]; Duke Edward (villain; death)
Reprints

Indian Drums Throb Along Bar-9 (Table of Contents: 18)

Tex Maxon / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Munson Paddock ? [as Cecilia Munson] (signed)
Pencils
Munson Paddock ?
Inks
Munson Paddock ?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Mason; Olsen (villain, introduction, death); Frisby (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Mickey Finn / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lank Leonard
Pencils
Lank Leonard
Inks
Lank Leonard
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So your Uncle Phil is gonna fool Houlihan today
Genre
humour
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes the Nippie strip (0.2 page) "Hey Hippie you're not supposed to feed them!" at top of page.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Action Stories Hi-Power Adventure Comics
  2. 1. [The Construction Racketeers]
    The Flame
  3. 2. [The Wicked Duke]
    Captain Fortune
  4. 3. Triple Cross
    Bob Allen - Frontier Marshal
  5. 4. [Diamonds of Death]
    Mob Buster Robinson
  6. 5. [The Voodoo Master]
    Yarko the Great, Master Magician
  7. 6. ["There is no fury like the fury of a woman who is out to exact revenge..."]
    Two-Gun Lil
  8. 7. War
    Hugh Hazard and His Iron Man
  9. 8. ["So you're going to squeal, eh?"]
    Mob-Buster Robinson
  10. 9. [The Revolutionary Papers]
    Flash Fulton
  11. 10. [In the Decathlon]
    Clip Chance at Cliffside
  12. 11. [Rousting the Renegades]
    Abdul the Arab
  13. 12. [The Death of Khan Gen-Kee]
    Dr. Fung
  14. 13. [Sabotage On the Northern Clipper]
    Patty O'Day
  15. 14. [The Marijuana Ring]
    Chic Carter
  16. 15. [The Death Room]
    Doll Man
  17. 16. [The Insurance Murder Plot]
    Rusty Ryan
  18. 17. [The Capture of Castle Balomar]
    Captain Fortune
  19. 18. Indian Drums Throb Along Bar-9
    Tex Maxon
  20. 19. ["So your Uncle Phil is gonna fool Houlihan today"]
    Mickey Finn
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