(January 1941)

Lev Gleason, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale Date
1940-11-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Your Guide Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Rhoda Publ. YG
Editing
Lev Gleason

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 3.

Daredevil Battles The Claw (Table of Contents)

The Claw and Daredevil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

White Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Daredevil Battles the Claw: Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Claw and The Daredevil / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Tonia Saunders (introduction); Jarves (Bart's butler); The Claw (villain); Sin-Lee (villain, death)
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.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Daredevil regains power to speak; continues in next issue, a black and white restoration/homage to this story by C.C. Beck is printed in Golden-Age Men of Mystery (AC, 1996 series) #13. Daredevil now wears his familiar red and blue costume.

[Introducing the Pirate Prince] (Table of Contents: 3)

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
The Pirate Prince (introduction); Captain Tuttle; un-named daughter of Captain Tuttle; Gilley (one of the Prince's men)
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: 4)

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 (Captain of Detectives, introduction); Biff Baily (boxer, death); Police Sergeant Murphy; Scotty Burns (boxer); Bullet Nolan (boxer); un-named race & fight fixer (villain, death)
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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Indexer Notes

Writer/artist credits added by Craig Delich 2012-7-13.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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 [un-named taxi cab driver]; Whiz (pet Falcon); un-named scientist (death); Ali Ben-Hassen (villain, flashback, death); un-named residents of Fantasy Isle (villains, all die)
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

Indexer Notes

Whiz was introduced in Silver Streak #6 (September 1940).

[The Wrath of Rokula] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Zongar; Abaraxx (Zongar's amulet spirit); Thomas West (inventor); Ruth West (daughter of West); Professor Rokula (villain, death)
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.
Reprints

[The White Dragon Flower] (Table of Contents: 7)

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; "Fat Sam" Jackel (villain, airline operator); Curly (villain); Burk (villain); The White Dragon Flower (villain); un-named escort of the White Dragon Flower (villain); Kharan (villain)
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
The Golden Bullet (Cloud's plane); VX-4 (airplane)

Gun Shots On the Mesa (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Marshall "Dangle" Stephens; Johnny Costigan; Red Degan (villain); Joe Barnes (villain)
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 desperados.
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Indexer Notes

The last part of page 2 has the Statement of Ownership, which lists Jack Cole as Editor and Morris Latzen as Business Manager.

[Debut of a Dynamo] (Table of Contents: 9)

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, employee of Crambell, Importer); Dr. Frisby (Bart's doctor); Aubrey Gill (importer); Mr. Crambell (villain)
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.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer/artist credits added by Craig Delich 2012-7-13.

[The Skinn Family Curse] (Table of Contents: 10)

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 (Policeman); Phineas Skinn (death); Zanner Skinn (death); Mortimer Skinn (death); Professor Skinn (villain); Blubber (villain)
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 (Dickie's magnet car)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prizes! For You! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Daredevil Battles The Claw
    The Claw and Daredevil
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    White Cloverine Brand Salve
  3. 2. [Daredevil Battles the Claw: Part 1]
    The Claw and The Daredevil
  4. 3. [Introducing the Pirate Prince]
    The Pirate Prince
  5. 4. [The Death of Biff Baily]
    Presto Martin
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Silver Streak and Whiz King of Falcons
  7. 6. [The Wrath of Rokula]
    Zongar the Miracle Man
  8. 7. [The White Dragon Flower]
    Cloud Curtis
  9. 8. Gun Shots On the Mesa
  10. 9. [Debut of a Dynamo]
    Dynamo Hill
  11. 10. [The Skinn Family Curse]
    Dickie-Dean, Boy Inventor
  12. 11. ["Know Your Car!"]
  13. 12. Prizes! For You!
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