Shadow Comics #v2#12 [24]
(March 1943)

Street and Smith, 1940 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-01-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Editing
William DeGrouchy

Issue Notes

On-sale date from previous issue.

The Shadow Again Outwits Devil Kyoti (Table of Contents)

Shadow / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bare (signed)
Inks
Al Bare (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Shadow; Devil Kyoti

Devil Kyoti Returns (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 1)

Shadow / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Gibson (credited)[as Maxwell Grant]
Pencils
Jack Binder (credited)
Inks
Jack Binder (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Tokyo... the insidious Black Dragon confers with his stooges...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Devil Kyoti; Black Dragon; Shinto Wizards; Jerry Craig; Admiral Dunko; General Hoko; Shadow [Lamont Cranston]; Ying Ko
Keywords
Apex Steel Mill

Hurricane over Jungle Isle (Table of Contents: 2)

Beebo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Gruskin ?
Pencils
August Froehlich (credited)
Inks
Jack Binder (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With Raega, the lion, dead - killed by Wapun...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Beebo; Fleet (horse); Cheeta (monkey); Wapun (python); Rambo (goat); Tango (orangutan); Bula (elephant)
Synopsis
As Beebo and Wapun begin their battle, Wapun is struck by lightning and killed. Fleet senses a hurricane coming to Jungle Island. Beebo orders all the islands animals to assemble at the foot of Jabmo, the island's highest point. Rambo the goat rules Jabmo and will not let the animals approach. Fleet and Cheeta trigger a land slide that removal Rambo just as the sea surge arrives.
Keywords
hurricanes; landslide; lightning; Mount Jabmo; rain; storms

Tri-Eyed Killer (Table of Contents: 3)

Hooded Wasp / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Cyclops (introduction)

The Aquarium Murder (Table of Contents: 4)

Nick Carter / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Binder (credited)
Inks
Jack Binder ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What devilish force turned a man into a skeleton in his own bathtub?
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Chick Carter (guest star); Nick Carter; Mr. Pisces; Reeves
Keywords
piranhas

The Steel Claw (Table of Contents: 5)

Danny Garrett / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gangsters, ever alert for 'easy' money, have taken over all the slot machines in Danny's town.
Characters
The Steel Claw (introduction, villain); Danny Garrett; Slug; Mike; Duke Herron; Skinny

Scat! (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jeanne E. Hull
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"The public be hanged!" muttered Joe as he watched...
Characters
Joe; Blackie (cat)

Indexer Notes

also contains cartoon of Shadow, Superman, and Lone Ranger showing up for Army duty

The Green Hoods (Table of Contents: 7)

Shadow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Gibson
Pencils
Vernon Greene
Inks
Vernon Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cranston, this is Alex Kyde.
Genre
adventure
Characters
GS: Commissioner Weston, Margo Lane, Moe Shrevnitz, Skeet Harley; V: The Green Hoods (I; including Rowdy Evart (D), Alex Kyde)

Indexer Notes

Adapted from "The Green Hoods" by Maxwell Grant [Walter Gibson] in SHADOW MAGAZINE #156 (August 1938).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Shadow Again Outwits Devil Kyoti
    Shadow
  2. 1. Devil Kyoti Returns (Part 2)
    Shadow
  3. 2. Hurricane over Jungle Isle
    Beebo
  4. 3. Tri-Eyed Killer
    Hooded Wasp
  5. 4. The Aquarium Murder
    Nick Carter
  6. 5. The Steel Claw
    Danny Garrett
  7. 6. Scat!
  8. 7. The Green Hoods
    Shadow
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