(Spring 1944)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1944-03-01
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.

King of the Hundred Isles (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy; Crimson Avenger; Shining Knight; Vigilante; Green Arrow; Speedy]; Wing; Baby-Face Johnson (villain)
Reprints

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

King of the Hundred Isles, Chapter I (Table of Contents: 3)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Shining Knight]; Wing; Professor Moresby; Baby-Face Johnson (villain, cameo)
Synopsis
The Law's Legionnaires have been summoned by a friend of Justin to discover the whereabouts of one Professor Moran, whose museum expedition in the Pacific has vanished. Unfortunately, their search ends up with them being shipwrecked at sea.
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Chapter II: Crusoe and Crusoe, Inc.! (Table of Contents: 4)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; un-named gang of crooks (villains)
Synopsis
Washing up ashore on a strange isle, the Crimson Avenger and Speedy go about building an abode for themselves, then set out to look for the other Legionnaires. They run into a bunch of thugs, who capture them and leave them to drown while they make themselves comfortable in the home our two heroes had constructed. Once captured, the two leave them to search out their mysterious leader: The King.
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Chapter III: His Majesty... King Baby-Face! (Table of Contents: 5)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Vigiliante [Greg Sanders]; Baby-Face Johnson (villain)
Synopsis
Green Arrow and Vigilante come ashore on an island and not only discover an aquarium, but a notorious criminal named Baby-Face Johnson. The outlaw is told by a member of his gang that a group of scientists are on another island and are collecting rare samples of fish, and King Baby-Face decides to do something about it.
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Chapter IV: Taskmasters and Toilers! (Table of Contents: 6)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Wing; William; Jonathan; Robert; Baby-Face Johnson (villain); Trigger (villain); Knuckles (villain)
Synopsis
Wing and Stripesy are rescued and resuscitated by local inhabitants of one of the islands but quickly must face the King and his minions, who overcome the two.
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Commando Training (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Chapter V: The Fortunate Fish! (Table of Contents: 8)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Professor Moran; un-named criminals (villains)
Synopsis
The Knight and the Kid arrive aboard Winged Victory in time to help stop criminals threatening Professor Moran and his museum expedition but are captured until the Professor's "fish-catching device" saves the day.
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Chapter VI: Revelation of Roguery! (Table of Contents: 9)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wing; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Jonathan; William; Professor Moran; Bopper (villain); Baby-Face Johnson (villain)
Synopsis
William and Jonathan show up to save Wing and Stripesy from being shot, and discover the King doesn't own the islands as he said, and were using the two as slave laborers for his own benefit. Then the Kid and the Shining Knight show up to corral some of the other villains, but poor Professor Moran is overcome by the King, who then makes plans to take care of the Legionnaires when they show up.
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Chapter VII: Kingdom's End! (Table of Contents: 10)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]]; Wing; Professor Moran; Jonathan; William; Baby-Face Johnson (villain)
Synopsis
The Legionnaires re-group and head into battle against Baby-Face Johnson and his gang, who, once captured, are put to hard labor, working for Jonathan and William.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Hectic History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Little known un-historical facts culled from time's ragged pages...

Big Time (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Eddie Bell
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

Private Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's all they'll trust me with!
Genre
humor; military

Fight Paper Waste -- And Hang One on the Paper-Hanger of Berlin! (Table of Contents: 15)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Synopsis
Superman encourages kids to help save waste paper to help the war effort.
Keywords
paper drive; waste paper

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Double-Talk Dictionary / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Herewith we give you the unscrambled meaning of words...
Genre
humor

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

The Weather Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret Weapon! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. King of the Hundred Isles
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Look for this trade-mark whenever you buy comics!"]
  4. 3. King of the Hundred Isles, Chapter I
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  5. 4. Chapter II: Crusoe and Crusoe, Inc.!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  6. 5. Chapter III: His Majesty... King Baby-Face!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  7. 6. Chapter IV: Taskmasters and Toilers!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  8. 7. Commando Training
    Thom McAn
  9. 8. Chapter V: The Fortunate Fish!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  10. 9. Chapter VI: Revelation of Roguery!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  11. 10. Chapter VII: Kingdom's End!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  12. 11. ["No planes approaching, Sarg..."]
    Wheaties
  13. 12. ["Little known un-historical facts culled from time's ragged pages..."]
    Hectic History
  14. 13. Big Time
  15. 14. ["That's all they'll trust me with!"]
    Private Pete
  16. 15. Fight Paper Waste -- And Hang One on the Paper-Hanger of Berlin!
    Superman
  17. 16. ["Herewith we give you the unscrambled meaning of words..."]
    Double-Talk Dictionary
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    The Weather Man
  19. 18. The Secret Weapon!
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
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