In 1918 -- 15 year old Rip Graves enlists in the army and leaves for combat in the First World War --
Ghost of Flanders ["Rip" Graves] (introduction, origin); Fritz (villain, death); Carl (villain); Rudolf (villain); Eric (villain, death)
Supposedly dead in the First World War, "Rip" Graves operates as a superhero from a crypt beneath the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. In this tale, a group of Fifth Columnists seek to secure some important defense plans from Fort Brigg.
Hercules [Joe Hercules]; two un-named monument works employees; Mr. Clinton (owner of the monument works); Sledge (villain, foreman at monument works); Ferret (villain, manager at monument works)
Joe helps out a couple of workers attempting to move a heavy tombstone then notices large welts on their backs. Investigating, Hercules discovers the foreman and manager at the monument works are treating the employees like slaves, taking half their earnings, all unbeknownst to the owner.