The story takes place before the story in National Comics #1.
Art revision from Dan Zolnerovich to Fine by Craig Delich 2014-1-4. Mike Kooiman and Jim Amash verify the art in this story is by Fine.
Jerry Bails credits Jack Cole as writer and possible layouts.
Lance Blackwood, according to the Who's Who, is a by-line found on this strip, and is also the pen name of Dan Zolnerowich.