Alter Ego #128
(September 2014)

TwoMorrows Publishing, 1999 Series
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Volume
3
Price
8.95 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
8 times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
TwoMorrows Publishing
Brand
TwoMorrows
Barcode
182658277635 08
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited); Bill Schelly (associate editor, credited); Jim Amash (associate editor, credited)
Color
Color and black & white
Dimensions
Magazine size
Paper Stock
glossy cover; glossy interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched or squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing series

Issue Notes

Article by Carol L. Tilley on Seduction of the Innocent. Part 5 of the History of the Comics Code. Obituary for Bhob Stewart.


The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

Derelict of the Slave Kings (Table of Contents: 1)

Sheena / cover / 0.3 page (report information)

Pencils
Maurice Whitman ?
Inks
Maurice Whitman ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena
Reprints
Keywords
arrows; bows; gorillas

[Cover - Crime Must Pay the Penalty #34] (Table of Contents: 2)

cover / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim McLaughlin
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
crime
Reprints
Keywords
handgun; pay phone; phone booth

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / cover / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The man who startled America does it again!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Orson Welles
Reprints
Keywords
death rays; extraterrestrials

[Cover - Blue Beetle #60] (Table of Contents: 4)

Blue Beetle / cover / 0.3 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]
Reprints

No Second Chance (Table of Contents: 5)

Crime Clinic / cover / 0.3 page (report information)

Pencils
Norman Saunders (painting)
Inks
Norman Saunders (painting)
Colors
Norman Saunders (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Dr. Tom Rogers
Reprints

[Cover - Slave Girl Comics #1] (Table of Contents: 6)

Malu, The Slave Girl / cover / 0.3 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Larsen
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Malu
Reprints

Captain Marvel and the Freedom Train (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Marvel / cover / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints
Keywords
Freedom Train

Final Warning (Table of Contents: 8)

cover / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Don Heck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Cult of the Killer Claws (Table of Contents: 9)

Kaänga / cover / 0.33 page (report information)

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Kaänga; Ann Mason
Reprints
Keywords
lions

The Will of William Wilson (Table of Contents: 10)

Justice Society of America / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
Larry Guidry
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flash [Jay Garrick]; Green Lantern [Alan Scott]; Hawkman; Dr. Mid-Nite; The Atom; Johnny Thunder; Psycho-Pirate
Synopsis
The Psycho-Pirate explains why he came up with the plan to send the JSA on impossible tasks.

Indexer Notes

Pages Y and Z (the conclusion) from a Justice Society of America story that was not published in the 1940s.

[Cover - More Fun Comics #104] (Table of Contents: 11)

Superboy; Dover and Clover / cover / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (Dover and Clover); Stan Kaye (Superboy)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (Dover and Clover); Stan Kaye (Superboy)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Dover; Clover
Reprints

Million Dollar Marbles Tournament (Table of Contents: 12)

Superboy / cover / 0.25 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Shuster ? (see notes)
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Jim; Jerry
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Craig Delich says this cover is by Henry Boltinoff. Art identification as Joe Shuster by Bob Hughes. Gene Reed believes the cover to be pencilled by Stan Kaye as evidenced by the dog that appears on many of Stan Kaye's covers.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. Derelict of the Slave Kings
    Sheena
  2. 2. [Cover - Crime Must Pay the Penalty #34]
  3. 3. ["The man who startled America does it again!"]
    Superman
  4. 4. [Cover - Blue Beetle #60]
    Blue Beetle
  5. 5. No Second Chance
    Crime Clinic
  6. 6. [Cover - Slave Girl Comics #1]
    Malu, The Slave Girl
  7. 7. Captain Marvel and the Freedom Train
    Captain Marvel
  8. 8. Final Warning
  9. 9. The Cult of the Killer Claws
    Kaänga
  10. 10. The Will of William Wilson
    Justice Society of America
  11. 11. [Cover - More Fun Comics #104]
    Superboy; Dover and Clover
  12. 12. Million Dollar Marbles Tournament
    Superboy
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