Previous indexer identified the artist as Reed Crandall." "Reed Crandall expert Roger Hill agrees that this is not Crandall.
This story eerily told of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.....and the magazine was cover dated December, 1941, even though the story was probably produced some six months in advance.
Writer credit changed from Gil Fox to Harry Stein from an interview Gil Fox gave Jim Amash, portion of which reprinted by Amash on the Comics History Exchange on Facebook (7 December 2016). Fox confirms Stein wrote the story. Fox also disputes Will Eisner's claim he had researched and suggested the idea.
Signed in the last panel.
Lance Blackwood, according to the Who's Who, is a by-line on this strip.