Shadow Comics #v1#8 [8]
(January 1941)

Street and Smith, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD; 0.12 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale Date
1940-10-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Editing
William DeGrouchy

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Shadow Comics #7.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Shadow; The Hooded Wasp / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Vernon Greene
Inks
Vernon Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
The Shadow [Lamont Cranston]; The Hooded Wasp; Wasplet

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

The Editor's Page / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Notes from the editor, plus the contents of the issue.

Indexer Notes

The inside-front cover.

Charg, the Murder Monster (Table of Contents: 2)

Shadow / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Gibson
Pencils
Jon L. Blummer [as JLB] (signed)
Inks
Jon L. Blummer [as JLB] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
V: Charg (Thorne; I, D); GS: Margo Lane, Commissioner Weston, Joe Cardona

Indexer Notes

title from cover; adapted from CHARG, MONSTER by Walter Gibson (Maxwell Grant)

The Head (Table of Contents: 3)

The Hooded Wasp / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hooded Wasp [Bob]; The Wasplet [Jim Martin, in costume); The Head [Judd Whitney] (villain, introduction, death); Dundril (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

[King Leo's Great Fight] (Table of Contents: 4)

Cappy Can / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Saul Robbins
Pencils
Saul Robbins
Inks
Saul Robbins
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Episode 5] (Table of Contents: 5)

Three Musketeers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical

Indexer Notes

adapted from Alexandre Dumas's novel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Frank and Fearless / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Horatio Alger, Jr. (?)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Knock his head off, Jasper!
Genre
drama

[Case of the Gray Toupee] (Table of Contents: 7)

Carrie Cashin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Stagecoach Reminiscences (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Tuttle
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

Forced to Fight (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Shadow! Thrilling! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Shadow's Getting Ready for Christmas! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Shadow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Shadow; The Hooded Wasp
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Editor's Page
  3. 2. Charg, the Murder Monster
    Shadow
  4. 3. The Head
    The Hooded Wasp
  5. 4. [King Leo's Great Fight]
    Cappy Can
  6. 5. [Episode 5]
    Three Musketeers
  7. 6. ["Knock his head off, Jasper!"]
    Frank and Fearless
  8. 7. [Case of the Gray Toupee]
    Carrie Cashin
  9. 8. Stagecoach Reminiscences
  10. 9. Forced to Fight
    The Shadow
  11. 10. The Shadow! Thrilling!
    The Shadow
  12. 11. The Shadow's Getting Ready for Christmas!
    The Shadow
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