Black Cobra #6 [2]
(December 1954-January 1955)

Farrell, 1954 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Excellent Pub., Inc.
Brand
Ajax; A Farrell Publication
Editing
Ruth Roche
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Indicia reads: BLACK COBRA (formerly Billy Bunny).

Editing credit added by Eric Schumacher via the GCD Error Tracker.


The Big Blast! (Table of Contents)

The Black Cobra / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Ken Battefield
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Cobra [Steve Drake]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits added by Eric Schumacher via the GCD Error Tracker.

The Big Blast (Table of Contents: 1)

The Black Cobra / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
the Black Cobra [Steve Drake]
Synopsis
F.B.I. Agent Steve Drake is assigned to prowl around a Guatemalan Air Base which seems to be a target for a red spy ring.

A Message to Gomez (Table of Contents: 2)

Valor Unlimited / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jimmie Hare (photographer); Robert J. Collier (editor); Sylvester Scovel (reporter); General Gomez; the Black Cobra [Steve Drake] (host/narrator)
Synopsis
Press photographers in Cuba during the Spanish-American War.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black Cobra replaces the original host Brenda Starr.

Trap for Traitors / Grenades For Glory (Table of Contents: 3)

The Black Cobra / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Webb ?
Inks
Robert Webb ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
the Black Cobra [Steve Drake]; Debbie; Steve Drake's unnamed boss; Mike (villain, killed)
Synopsis
The Black Cobra finds himself up against an incredible and fantastic plot to steal one the U.S.A.'s super-tanks.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The art is very similar to the credited Webb-story in this issue, faces, ears, hands and cheek lines.

In the introductory blurb, the story title appears as "Grenades for Glory," which is how the reprint is titled.

No Cowards Allowed (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Sergeant Pavey; Lieutenant; Johnny; Corporal Berkowitz

Indexer Notes

Small drawing on second page.

Deadline for Danger / The Mystery of the Falling Corpse (Table of Contents: 5)

The Black Cobra / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
Robert Webb
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Cobra [Steve Drake]; Debbie; Steve Drake's unnamed boss; unnamed spy
Synopsis
The Black Cobra gets a hurry up call for help from a great atomic plant.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification from reprint.

There is an alternate title in the introductory blurb: "The Falling Corpse."

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Big Blast!
    The Black Cobra
  2. 1. The Big Blast
    The Black Cobra
  3. 2. A Message to Gomez
    Valor Unlimited
  4. 3. Trap for Traitors / Grenades For Glory
    The Black Cobra
  5. 4. No Cowards Allowed
  6. 5. Deadline for Danger / The Mystery of the Falling Corpse
    The Black Cobra
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mougin
  • John Censullo
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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