The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 4.
The story title is taken from the cover blurb.
first line: "Behind the horror of human sacrifice lay a madman's secret enterprise..."
The art appears to be a Zolnerowich pastiche, rather than actually drawn by him.