(Fall 1942)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1942-09-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
World's Best Comics Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration. On-sale date of September 11 in ad in Star Spangled Comics #13.

Seven Steps to Conquest (Table of Contents)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Vigilante; Green Arrow; Star-Spangled Kid; Shining Knight; Speedy; Crimson Avenger]; The Sixth Sense (villain)
Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Secret Cargo (Table of Contents: 2)

Good Books Worth Reading / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Chapter I: The Sense Master (Table of Contents: 3)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ed Dobrotka
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]]; The Sixth Sense [Dr. Brett] (villain); Fingers (villain); Leo Palate (villain); Eagle-Eye (villain); Bloodhound (villain); Mickey Gordon (villain)
Synopsis
Five criminals, kidnapped by a robot, have their senses heightened by a certain extract created by a Dr. Brett, in order to be used by a paralyzed man known as the 6th Sense, who plans to use them to steal five jewels.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-21-08.

Chapter II: The Crime Concerto! (Table of Contents: 4)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ed Dobrotka
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Alice Howard; Mickey Gordon (villain); The Sixth Sense (villain)
Synopsis
Mickey Gordon, whose sense of hearing has been dramatically bolstered by Dr. Brett's extract, seeks to steal a diamond for the 6th Sense owned by young Alce Howard. But this heightened sense of hearing is overcome by the beautiful music Alice plays on her piano and Gordon attempts to turn against his evil boss.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-21-08.

Chapter III: Don Quixote Rides Again! (Table of Contents: 5)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Shining Knight / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ed Dobrotka
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Wing; Don Coty; John Wilkins; Fingers (villain); The Sixth Sense (villain)
Synopsis
The Shining Knight must prevent the famed "Yellow Topaz" from falling into the hands of Fingers, and also save its owner, a man who fancies himself another Don Quixote.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-21-08.

Chapter IV: The Man Who Followed His Nose! (Table of Contents: 6)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Star-Spangled Kid / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ed Dobrotka
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Mr. Pemberton; Mrs. Pemberton; Bloodhound (villain); The Sixth Sense (villain)
Synopsis
The Kid and Stripesy must stop Bloodhound, the man with a super sense of smell, from locating the amazing sea-green emerald for the Sixth Sense.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-21-08.

Chapter V: The Man Who Was Afraid to Eat! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Vigilante; Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ed Dobrotka
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Billy Gunn; Leo Palate; Karl Dennison [aka Karl Denner]; Henchman (villain); The Sixth Sense (villain)
Synopsis
Henchman is used by the Sixth Sense, first to bribe Karl Denner's cook to lace his food with poison, then to steal his valuable blue-white diamond.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-21-08.

Chapter VI: The Man with the Miracle Eyes! (Table of Contents: 8)

Green Arrow; Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ed Dobrotka
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Eagle-Eye (villain); The Sixth Sense (as a robot)
Synopsis
Eagle Eye joins a caravan of some of the strangest people ever seen "under the big top" in order to steal the famed Garnet Diamond.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-21-08.

Chapter VII (Table of Contents: 9)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ed Dobrotka
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]]; Mickey Gordon (villain, death); Fingers (villain, death); Bloodhound (villain, death); Henchman (villain, death); Eagle-Eye (villain, death); The Sixth Sense [Dr. Brett](villain, death)
Synopsis
Having obtained all the gems he needs, the Sixth Sense first electrocutes each of his cohorts, then reveals that this personna is actually a wax dummy and that the real villain, the Robot, is actually Dr. Brett in disguise.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-21-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Comiquiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Leading Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Once a Jap (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Brittin Quigley
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Barney O'Dowd Meets Very Tough Competition (Table of Contents: 13)

Barney O'Dowd / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Barney O'Dowd

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Busy Bill the Bill Collector / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's your next account?
Genre
humor
Characters
Busy Bill

The Big Eight! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Now on Sale (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Seven Steps to Conquest
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Secret Cargo
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. Chapter I: The Sense Master
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  5. 4. Chapter II: The Crime Concerto!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Crimson Avenger
  6. 5. Chapter III: Don Quixote Rides Again!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Shining Knight
  7. 6. Chapter IV: The Man Who Followed His Nose!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Star-Spangled Kid
  8. 7. Chapter V: The Man Who Was Afraid to Eat!
    The Vigilante; Seven Soldiers of Victory
  9. 8. Chapter VI: The Man with the Miracle Eyes!
    Green Arrow; Seven Soldiers of Victory
  10. 9. Chapter VII
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Comiquiz
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Leading Comics
  13. 12. Once a Jap
  14. 13. Barney O'Dowd Meets Very Tough Competition
    Barney O'Dowd
  15. 14. ["What's your next account?"]
    Busy Bill the Bill Collector
  16. 15. The Big Eight!
  17. 16. Now on Sale
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
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