(June 1948)

Price
0.10 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications of Canada, Ltd.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scan at http://comicbookplus.com.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Alex Schomburg [as Xela] (signed)
Inks
Alex Schomburg [as Xela] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Jean Starr
Reprints

The Eye of the Lady Serpent! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Black Terror / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Robinson ?; Mort Meskin ?
Pencils
Mort Meskin [as Meskin] (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson [as Robinson] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-172
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Sergeant Mac Gooligan; un-named prison matron; un-named prison Warden (death); Office Schanz (death); Maharajah of Argozil; Lady Serpent (villain); Serpent's gang (villains, three die)
Synopsis
The Terror Twins must track down the Lady Serpent, who has just broken out of jail, killing the Warden, and who likely has her sights set of the million dollars worth of jewels being brought to town by the Maharajah od Argozil.
Reprints
Keywords
Benton Drug Store

Indexer Notes

Robinson and Meskin sometimes re-wrote scripts and often switched off on the pencil and ink chores. Jim Amash and others agree that this example was Meskin pencils and Robinson inks (per Alter Ego #111 for July, 2012).

The Road To Revenge! (Table of Contents: 2)

Black Terror / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-229
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Buzz Mikola (newsboy, Danny's brother); Mrs. Nikola (Danny and Buzz's mother); Mr. Nikola (Policeman, Danny and Buzz's father, death, image only); Danny Nikola (villain, death); Krafty (villain, death); Krafty's gang (villains)
Synopsis
Young Danny Nikola is too involved with the wrong kind of friends, and ends up on the opposite side of the law. But when his brother is easily swayed into helping the gang steal some uncut diamonds, the Terror Twins step in to put a halt to the matter.
Reprints
Keywords
Benton Drug Store; Lily's Roadhouse

Danger in the Air! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Black Terror / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Robinson (signed); Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson (signed); Mort Meskin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-256
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Joe Subrini (acrobat); Nellie (villain, acrobat, reforms, death); Bojo (villain, former knifethrower, now lion tamer); Pippo (villain, reforms)
Synopsis
The criminal boss of a circus double-crosses one of his own performers in order to get revenge upon an acrobatic couple...with dire consequences.
Reprints

Little Legends (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jules Steiner (signed)
Inks
Jules Steiner (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-871
Genre
humour
Characters
two pranksters; gullible guy
Synopsis
Two guys decide to play a prank on a gullible guy, telling hime that there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Imagine their surprise when the guy returns with that treasure!
Reprints
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror
  2. 1. The Eye of the Lady Serpent!
    The Black Terror
  3. 2. The Road To Revenge!
    Black Terror
  4. 3. Danger in the Air!
    The Black Terror
  5. 4. Little Legends
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