(August 1945)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1945
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Continental Magazines, Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Correct story order and text story from Bill via error report.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Cat-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
L. B. Cole (signed)
Inks
L. B. Cole (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Cat-Man [David Merrywether]; The Kitten [Katie Rose]
Reprints
Keywords
circuses; knives; leopards; lions; tigers

The Man Who Conquered Death! (Table of Contents: 1)

Cat-Man and the Kitten / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (signed)
Inks
Bob Fujitani [as B. Fuje] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Cat-Man [Captain David Merrywether]; The Kitten [Katie Rose]; Inspector Jenkins; un-named scientist (inventor of the Z-Ray, death); Dr. Macabre (villain)
Synopsis
After murdering a scientist to get his famed "Z-Ray", Dr. Macabre learns that it has given a deadly gift: death by touch! And the Cat-Man and Kitten must stop him from getting the antidote!
Reprints
Keywords
Z-Ray

Indexer Notes

Cat-Man's true last name was spelled "Merryweather" in this story.

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

Molly O'Moore and Scoop Scanlon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nina Albright
Inks
Nina Albright
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was the strangest murder case of Molly O'Moore's career...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Molly O'Moore; Scoop Scanlon; Bernard Adams; Estelle Adams; Professor Ostrow
Synopsis
Someone is going to kill mr. Adams at midnight, and he invites reporters to his house to cover his murder.

Indexer Notes

Art very similar to her signed stories in Cat-Man #28 and Terrific #6. Profile of Molly, faces and movement of figures match.

Portraits of Plunder (Table of Contents: 3)

The Hood / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Morey (signed)
Inks
Leo Morey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hood [Major Tom Wood]; Rae Herman (his fiancée); Happy Hollihan (villain); Pete Pallette (villain); an art Professor (villain)
Synopsis
Two crooks steal a painting at the art gallery and disguise it with paint and then hand it over to the art professor who manage to get it out of the museum.

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in FEMFORCE #29 (AC Comics).

The Cat Came Back (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Hypnosis In Reverse (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Metro] (signed)
Inks
? [as Metro] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

The Zombie Master (Table of Contents: 6)

The Deacon and Mickey / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais (signed)
Inks
Rudy Palais (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Deacon; Mickey; Ellen Cole (introduction); Zombie Master (villain; introduction; death); Kuala (villain; introduction; death)

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Lou Mougin.

Corpses Don't Stay Cold (Table of Contents: 7)

The Reckoner and Chipper / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
Bob Fujitani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Reckoner [Michael Shayne]; Chipper; Dr. Cole; Mortimer Grayson (introduciton; death); Grayson's former partner (villain; introduction)
Synopsis
A man frozen to death by a blazing fire, and the answer to the mystery is in an experimental quick freezer in the cellar.

Indexer Notes

The close up faces with very bright eyes and layout with many diagonal lines, look very much like the signed Cat-Man story in this issue. Probably him.

Carnival of Crime (Table of Contents: 8)

Little Leaders / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais [as R. Palais] (signed)
Inks
Rudy Palais [as R. Palais] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Little Leaders [Mickey; Katie]; Dugger Knight (villain)

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Lou Mougin.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Cat-Man
  2. 1. The Man Who Conquered Death!
    Cat-Man and the Kitten
  3. 2. ["It was the strangest murder case of Molly O'Moore's career..."]
    Molly O'Moore and Scoop Scanlon
  4. 3. Portraits of Plunder
    The Hood
  5. 4. The Cat Came Back
  6. 5. Hypnosis In Reverse
  7. 6. The Zombie Master
    The Deacon and Mickey
  8. 7. Corpses Don't Stay Cold
    The Reckoner and Chipper
  9. 8. Carnival of Crime
    Little Leaders
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steinar Ådland