(April 1946)

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Volume
?
Price
0.10 CAD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
Double 'A' Comics AA
Editing
Jack Calder ?
Color
Two Colour cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Betty Mercer lettering credits in this issue based on "The War Years: Anglo-American Publishing Ltd" by Robert MacMillan in Canuck Comics (1986). Indicia states "Grand Slam", cover has "Grand Slam Comics".

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Stolen Seal (Table of Contents)

Commander Steel / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Betty Mercer ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Commander Steel; Doctor Destine (inset); Red Rover (inset)

Traces the Stolen Seal! (Table of Contents: 1)

Commander Steel / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Betty Mercer ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Commander Steel; Carl Gossy
Synopsis
A spy steals an official government seal and Commander Steel sets off to find him.

Indexer Notes

Script credit per Binder in Alter Ego #147 (July 2017).

For Good Reading... (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Ledge of Death (Table of Contents: 3)

Doctor Destine / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Betty Mercer ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Doctor Destine; Beverley
Synopsis
Doctor Desine is kidnapped and thrown off a cliff to prevent him from testifying in a case. He survives, finds two dead bodies and gets himself off the cliff. Investigating the deaths, he finds they might just be related to the case he was going to testify about. He and Beverly dress up as the victims to try to catch the killers.

The Killers Give A Party (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Taylor (credited)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Vilma Courtney; Jack Osgood

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Sooper Dooper / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Les Gilpin ?
Pencils
Jay McKellar ?
Inks
Jay McKellar ?
Letters
Betty Mercer ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The room clerk told me to take over for him while he's out to lunch...
Genre
humour
Characters
Sooper Dooper
Synopsis
Sooper Dooper acts as the front clerk at a hotel.

Indexer Notes

Gilpin and McKellar credits are guesses based on some signed Sooper Dooper comics.

The Spoilers of the South Seas (Table of Contents: 6)

Red Rover / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Betty Mercer ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Red Rover; Knuckles
Synopsis
Red Rover and Knuckles go to the "city" to sell some pearls to pay for a new school, but instead end up tracking down opium smugglers.

Indexer Notes

Last 1/3 of a page is promo for next issue "Red Rover and Big Dan The Dope Czar of the South Seas".

Commander Steel of the International Police Service and the Klan Killers (Table of Contents: 7)

Commander Steel / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Betty Mercer ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Commander Steel; Herr Von Falkonhorst
Synopsis
A Nazi scientist has his men dress as vampire bats in Klu Klux Klan robes to scare the occupying soldiers in a small German city. Commander Steel gets himself captured by them and steals one of their winged-backpacks to defeat them.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 4 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Stolen Seal
    Commander Steel
  2. 1. Traces the Stolen Seal!
    Commander Steel
  3. 2. For Good Reading...
  4. 3. The Ledge of Death
    Doctor Destine
  5. 4. The Killers Give A Party
  6. 5. ["The room clerk told me to take over for him while he's out to lunch..."]
    Sooper Dooper
  7. 6. The Spoilers of the South Seas
    Red Rover
  8. 7. Commander Steel of the International Police Service and the Klan Killers
    Commander Steel
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome