(Winter 1944)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1944-11-28
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.

The Trophies of Crime (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 [The Green Arrow; Speedy; Vigilante; The Crimson Avenger; The Shining Knight; The Star-Spangled Kid; Stripesy]; Wing
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) /

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

Trophies of Crime! Chapter 1 (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 [The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; The Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]]; Wing; The Barracuda (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Law's Legionnaires have donated some unusual items to a local museum: a building block, a rubber dagger, an iron ring, a cup, and a piece of canvas, items that a master criminal, the Barracuda, once wished to have for his own private Museum of Crime (knowing they have a value unknown to the authorities), and which are being tracked down by the Legionnaires before the criminal can get his hands on them.
Reprints

Chapter 2: Crime's Cornerstone! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Star-Spangled Kid and Stripesy; Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; The Barracuda (villain)
Synopsis
The Kid and Stripesy must hunt down the building stone that was once a part of a prison, later used in the Belford Building. The Barracuda sends out a robot, at the same time, to retrieve the stone, and when the Kid discovers the stone was hollow and once used to smuggle in objects into the prison, he substitutes a false one in the robot's chest.
Reprints

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Chapter 3: The Cup of the Borgias! (Table of Contents: 6)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Shining Knight / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Silver Dollar Dan (villain); Gumbo (villain)
Synopsis
The Knight is on the trail in Transparent City of the famed poisoned cup once belonging to the Borgias, but Silver Dollar Dan and his boys beat him to it, but are caught by the very trap they set for the police!
Reprints

Sport Short (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Chapter 4: The Rubber Dagger! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Ruxby (villain); The Barracuda (villain); Big House Bennie Stalks (villain); Rattler (villain)
Synopsis
Rubber baron J. Edwards is mysteriously killed at his plantation and the police are puzzled by the lack of a murder weapon. The Vigilante must beat Big House Bennie to the plantation to discover the location of that weapon and retrieve it first.
Reprints

Chapter 5: The Sails of the Sally C.! (Table of Contents: 9)

The Crimson Avenger and Wing; Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Wing; Captain Gusty (villain); The Barracuda (villain)
Synopsis
The Crimson and Wing in disguise go undercover on a ship, waiting for the Barracuda to show his hand, and then discover the part of the ship the master criminal really wants: a part of the main sail.
Reprints

Here They Come! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Private Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ha-ha! Look at Pete...
Genre
humor; military

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Ten Seconds (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph Greene
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Second page on the inside back cover.

Chapter 6: The Iron Band! (Table of Contents: 14)

The Green Arrow and Speedy; Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Tim Durfree; Stretch (villain)
Synopsis
Green Arrow discovers that a radio factory worker has bought the iron ring they seek, and that man discovers that the ring carries voices and was once used by a mobster as a way of keeping in contact with his gang.
Reprints

Flying Models of Famous Fighter Planes (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Chapter 7: Mementos of Victory (Table of Contents: 16)

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 [The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; The Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Crimson Avenger [Lee Travis]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; the Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]]; Wing; The Barracuda (villain)
Synopsis
Having secured all the items, the Legionnaires turn them over to a local museum, where the Barracuda and his men are waiting to grab them.
Reprints

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

Let's Go to College / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys! Girls! Accept Dick Tracy's Detective Kit (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

The Toy Cannon (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Trophies of Crime
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Buzzy
  4. 3. Trophies of Crime! Chapter 1
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  5. 4. Chapter 2: Crime's Cornerstone!
    The Star-Spangled Kid and Stripesy; Seven Soldiers of Victory
  6. 5. ["All right -- I get it!"]
    Wheaties
  7. 6. Chapter 3: The Cup of the Borgias!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Shining Knight
  8. 7. Sport Short
    Thom McAn
  9. 8. Chapter 4: The Rubber Dagger!
    The Vigilante; Seven Soldiers of Victory
  10. 9. Chapter 5: The Sails of the Sally C.!
    The Crimson Avenger and Wing; Seven Soldiers of Victory
  11. 10. Here They Come!
    Lionel Trains
  12. 11. ["Ha-ha! Look at Pete..."]
    Private Pete
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. Ten Seconds
  15. 14. Chapter 6: The Iron Band!
    The Green Arrow and Speedy; Seven Soldiers of Victory
  16. 15. Flying Models of Famous Fighter Planes
    Wheaties
  17. 16. Chapter 7: Mementos of Victory
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Let's Go to College
  19. 18. Boys! Girls! Accept Dick Tracy's Detective Kit
    Tootsie Roll
  20. 19. The Toy Cannon
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
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