([September] 2008)

DC, 2005 Series
Volume
3
Price
59.99 USD; 68.99 CAD
Pages
296
On-sale Date
2008-07-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC Archive Editions
ISBN
978-1-4012-1694-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401216948 55999
Editing
Mort Weisinger (credited) (editor - original series); Scott Nybakken (credited) (editor - collected edition); Dan DiDio (credited) (executive editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jon Small
Inks
Jon Small
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?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Wing]; Mr. X (villain)
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Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

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Foreword (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
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The Chameleon of Crime (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Jon Small (credited)
Inks
Jon Small (credited)
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?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Wing]; Mr. X (villain)
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Chapter 1: The Chameleon of Crime! (Table of Contents: 4)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Wing]; Mr. X (villain, introduction); Red Heister (villain, introduction); Dopo the Dip (villain, introduction); Blackie Kraul (villain, introduction); Lazy Dyers (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
A group of criminals meet at a luxurious hotel and discuss the fact that each had been once captured by a member of the Law's Legionaires, then a Mr. X steps forward and bets the crooks $10,000 each that he can overcome each of the "over-rated" heroes himself.
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Chapter II: Mr. X Marks the Spot! (Table of Contents: 5)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Crimson Avenger; Wing; Mr. X (villain); Crusher Kane (villain); Roscoe (villain)
Synopsis
Mr. X sends Crusher Kane to head up a local mob and commit a crime at a pawn shop, but he also lets the Crimson Avenger know where and when that crime is to be committed.
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Chapter 3: The X-ploits of Mr. X! (Table of Contents: 6)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; Vigilante [Western hero] / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; western-frontier
Characters
Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Mr. Hemsley; Ringo; Larson; Mr. X [Parry] (villain); Tommy the Thug (villain); Diamondback Rattler (villain)
Synopsis
The Western Waddy smells a rat (or inside job) when a rodeo box office is robbed and the man responsible for guarding it falls down on the job.
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Chapter 4: The House That Couldn't Be Robbed! (Table of Contents: 7)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Star-Spangled Kid / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Mr. Doremy; Mr. X (villain); Poicy (villain)
Synopsis
After the Star-Spangled Kid and Stripesy are challenged to a duel of wits by Mr. X, a Mr. Doremy offers to allow his vast, but well-protected, estate as the venue for the confrontation.
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Chapter V: Interlude at Hoodlums' Hideout (Table of Contents: 8)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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Joe Samachson (credited)
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?
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typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. X (villain); Red Heister (villain); Lazy Dyers (villain); Blackie Kraul (villain); Dopey the Dip [called Dodo in the text] (villain)
Synopsis
When Mr. X returns to his hideout, some of the crooks he challenged to a bet begin to deride him for not stopping the Crimson Avenger, Star-Spangled Kid, and the Vigilante. However, Mr. X is sure of stopping the Shining Knight, so the criminal who stands to lose $10,000 if that happens, pens a letter to the Knight warning him of Mr. X's plans.
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Indexer Notes

Part of page 2 gives DC's Editorial Advisory Board member list.

Chapter 6: The Gorilla and the Gangster! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Shining Knight; Mr. X [The Gorilla] (villain); The Gorilla Gang (villains); Square John (villain)
Synopsis
When Justin receives the letter from Blackie Kraul warning him of Mr. X, the Shining Knight sallies forth to battle the infamous Gorilla Gang.
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Chapter 7: Inco the Unknown! (Table of Contents: 10)

Green Arrow; Seven Soldiers of Victory; Speedy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Mr. Dorgan; Manton; Mr. Ponsonby; Mr. X (as a policeman, villain); Inco (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
When Inco discovers a green feather on the person of Mr. Ponsonby, he figures him to actually be the Green Arrow, which nearly leads to Mr. X being captured.
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Chapter 8 [Conclusion] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Wing]; Mr. X (villain); Blackie Kraul (villain); Red Heister (villain); Dopo the Dip (villain); Lazy Dyers (villain)
Synopsis
Mr. X is taking it on the lam, with the Law's Legionaires in hot pursuit, when the master criminal comes face to face with the very criminals he lost the wagers to.
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King of the Hundred Isles (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Wing]; Baby-Face Johnson (villain)
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King of the Hundred Isles, Chapter I (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; 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: 14)

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

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crimson Avenger; 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: 15)

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Joe Samachson (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Vigilante [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: 16)

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Joe Samachson (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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?
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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Chapter V: The Fortunate Fish! (Table of Contents: 17)

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Joe Samachson (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Shining Knight; The 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: 18)

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

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Joe Samachson (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Shining Knight; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Wing; 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: 19)

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Joe Samachson (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; 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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The Hard-Luck Hat! (Table of Contents: 20)

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Louis Cazeneuve (credited)
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Louis Cazeneuve (credited)
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?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]
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The Hard-Luck Hat! Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 21)

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Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Wing]; Handsome Harry (villain, introduction); Shifty (villain); Sam (villain); Bull (villain)
Synopsis
Handsome Harry goes out to survey his criminal domain, but has to return home for his "lucky hat." When the Law's Legionnaires capture his mob, Harry escapes, but his hat blows away...a hat that will weave a different story for each person into whose possession it will fall.
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Chapter 2: The Banker and the Bandit! (Table of Contents: 22)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Star-Spangled Kid / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Joe Samachson (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Mr. Pemberton; King-Pin Kong (villain, introduction); J. Billington Biker (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Banker Biker just so happens to purchase the runaway hat, but soon agrees to a scheme with King-Pin Kong to knock off his own bank and split the take with the felon. They are apprehended, but the hat remains at Biker's mansion, thus bringing bad luck to him.
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Chapter 3: Muggs at Mealtime! (Table of Contents: 23)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; Vigilante [Western hero] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; western-frontier
Characters
Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Gas-Pipe Grogan (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The hat now falls into the possession of Gas-Pipe Grogan, who has just purchased Biker's mansion. Grogan comes upon the idea of being the sole provider of salt to restaurants, who have to pay his price or do without. But when the Vigilante overhears the crooks trying to avoid paying their fair share of taxes on the scheme, he steps in to halt the racket...but the hat blows away.
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Chapter 4: Absent-Minded Victim! (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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Joe Samachson (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crimson Avenger; Wing; Mr. Chumley; Bozo (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The hat now falls into the hands of a criminal named Bozo, who recognizes it at once as belonging to Grogan. However, he leaves it in a barbershop, and it is picked up by Lee Travis, who changes to the Crimson Avenger to investigate its owner, who is trying to take over an antique store by convincing the owner that he doesn't know him. After stopping the plot, Travis throws the hat into the trash.
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Chapter 5: The High-Hatted House! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Shining Knight; John Harrison; Mary Harrison; Jimmy Harrison; Bopper (villain, introduction); two unnamed convicts (villains, introduction)
Synopsis
By a trick of fate, the wind blows the hat onto the roof of an inventor's home and is spotted by a group of crooks who just escaped from prison. When the crooks over-power the inventor, it's Winged Victory that takes the hat off the roof and uses it to confound the crooks and allow for their capture. The hat, however, is discarded and lays in wait to play a role in the fortunes of someone else.
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Chapter 6: The Dummy Director! (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Wilbur Timmins; Mary Lou Timmins; Mr. Jordan; Akers (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The hat is found by the son of a first class second-hand clothes store owner, who places it on a dummy out in front of his store. The hat and dummy all are bought by a financier, who leaves the dummy at a board of director's meeting after he resigns, but is stopped at the door by some toughs who want the stock certificate in the company. The battling bowmen stop the scheme, but the whereabouts of the hat seem to be unknown except by the financier.
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Chapter 7: Hat's Haven (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Wing]; Mrs. Biltwell; Mr. Dresser; Handsome Harry (villain)
Synopsis
Handsome Harry is out camping and spots his "lucky hat" floating down the river and retrieves it, only to find the financier's stock certificate inside. He opens a "Haven for Homeless Hoboes," and later a "Hobo College," all funded by money that Harry steals from people who donate to his cause. When Harry and his mob are arrested, they are freed on a technicality, and the Legionnaires have to find a legal way to put Harry behind bars. The hat? It becomes a nesting site for birds after Harry tosses it away.
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The Million Dollar Challenge! (Table of Contents: 28)

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Jon Small (credited)
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Jon Small (credited)
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Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]
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Million Dollar Challenge! (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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Joe Samachson (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Wing]; Weldon Darrel; Weldon Darrel's secretary (villain)
Synopsis
The Law's Legionnaires see an ad in the paper warning them to stay away from the estate of one Darrel Weldon. When they show up anyway, Darrel "penalizes" them by having them have dinner with him, where he relates that he has hidden valuables in 5 places, and if they can find them, following his clues, they will win a million dollars for any charity they wish.
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Chap II: The Cache in the Canyon! (Table of Contents: 30)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; Vigilante [Western hero] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; western-frontier
Characters
Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; The Boss (villain, introduction); Pete (villain, introduction); other unnamed outlaws (villains, introduction)
Synopsis
Vigilante heads west to a mining claim owned by Darrel, looking for the valuables hidden there, and runs smack dab into a group of outlaws intent on killing him. Vig finds the treasure and learns the outlaws were after him because they were working Darrel's claim illegally.
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Chap. 3: The Power of the Press! (Table of Contents: 31)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Joe Samachson (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crimson Avenger; Wing; Charlie the Horse (villain)
Synopsis
The clue provided the Avenger leads him and Wing to a local newspaper office where they discover that Darrel once had a beef with the newspaper and bought it. He discovers the treasure is inside an old newspaper press, and gangsters show up, claiming the money is really theirs since they own the press.
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Chap. 4: The Safe from the Sky! (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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Joe Samachson (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Mulcahy
Synopsis
Green Arrow and Speedy visit a museum, insisting that they have permission to take a meteorite that Darrel lent it, believing it contains the treasure they seek, but instead are arrested as crooks.
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Chap. V: The Puzzle of the Pyramid! (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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Joe Samachson (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Shining Knight; un-named crooks (villains)
Synopsis
Seeking the treasure of Darrel's, brought to the Hudson River from Egypt, the Knight discovers a metal pyramid and investigates. Hearing a cry for help, he runs into a group of crooks, who have heard other Legionnaires are being considered criminals for "stealing" things belonging to Darrel, so they attempt to make the Knight look similarly guilty at this scene. However, the Knight overpowers them, But the Shining Knight is puzzled since the loot he seeks turns out to be a pair of infant's shoes and some children's toys!
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Chap. VI: Murder in Miniature! (Table of Contents: 34)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Star-Spangled Kid / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Kansas City Kane; Chowderhead Charlie (villain, introduction); Cecil the Chimp (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Their clue leads the Kid and Stripesy to a grotto where Darrel once tried to reform criminals, and they discover a miniature city whose bank contains the treasure that they seek.
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Chapter 7 [Conclusion] (Table of Contents: 35)

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Joe Samachson (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Wing]; Weldon Darrel; Weldon Darrel's secretary (villain)
Synopsis
Perplexed that they are considered thieves because of seeking out the treasures Darrel wanted them to find, they face the man, who confesses that he isn't Darrel at all, but an impostor, and he had previously sent other members of his own gang out to seek the treasures, but then thought better of it because he couldn't "trust" them to give him the loot.
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The Trophies of Crime (Table of Contents: 36)

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Louis Cazeneuve (credited)
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Louis Cazeneuve (credited)
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Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Wing]
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Trophies of Crime! Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 37)

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Joe Samachson (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; 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.
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Chapter 2: Crime's Cornerstone! (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
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.
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Chapter 3: The Cup of the Borgias! (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Shining Knight; 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!
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Chapter 4: The Rubber Dagger! (Table of Contents: 40)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; Vigilante [Western hero] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; western-frontier
Characters
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.
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Chapter 5: The Sails of the Sally C.! (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crimson Avenger; 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.
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Chapter 6: The Iron Band! (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
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.
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Chapter 7: Mementos of Victory (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; 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.
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Bandits from the Book (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Pencils
Jon Small (credited)
Inks
Jon Small (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]]
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The Bandits from the Books, Chapter I (Table of Contents: 45)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Wing]; Sir Maltby Poplar; Dr. Wimsett (introduction); Humpty Dumpty (introduction); Old King Cole (introduction); Hamlet (introduction)
Synopsis
After the mysterious appearance of some characters right out of the pages of fairy tale books, the Legionnaires visit a Dr. Wimsett, a scientist who has discovered how to intensify life to the point where a character can actually step right out of the pages of the story or poem in which they appeared and into real life. However, since some of the characters are scoundrels, the Legionnaires must track them down before any harm is done.
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Chap. 2: Treasureless Island! (Table of Contents: 46)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Star-Spangled Kid / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Humpty Dumpty; Long John Silver (villain, introduction); Frankie (villain)
Synopsis
Humpty Dumpty, the only character not to escape from the scientist's lab, tells the Kid and Stripesy that he has heard that Long John Silver and his men plan to steal a ship and look for treasure on an island. They find and capture him---or do they?
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Chap.3: Food for Falstaff! (Table of Contents: 47)

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

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Falstaff (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Following up on a tip from Humpty Dumpty, the Battling Bowmen head after Falstaff, who, along with his men, have hijacked a food warehouse. His palate savors the new found banana, but has the goal of stealing sausages, and that is his downfall...or is it?
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Chap. 4: Hypocrites, Incorporated! (Table of Contents: 48)

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

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Crimson Avenger; Wing; Mr. Hooper; Uriah Heep (villain, introduction); The Old Man of the Sea (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
After being warned by Humpty Dumpty about the two rogues they seek, those very two men try to use an innocent but generous man in an attempt to steal funds from Charity House. But failing in that, they try a different scheme, but are foiled by the Crimson and Wing---or are they?
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Chap. 5: The Giant Who Got a Job! (Table of Contents: 49)

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

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Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Shining Knight; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Humpty Dumpty; Giant (villain, introduction); The Cheshire Cat (introduction); Unicorn (introduction); a lion (introduction); Old King Cole (cameo); Dr. Wimsett (cameo)
Synopsis
The Knight is warned about the Giant (from Jack and the Beanstalk fame), but refuses to rat on his friends that accompany him, the very friends that allow the Giant to be hired as an act in a circus. Sir Justin captures the Giant, but is not allowed to take the unicorn and the lion, the cat having disappeared.
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Chapter 6: Little Men With Big Ideas! (Table of Contents: 50)

Seven Soldiers of Victory; Vigilante [Western hero] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; western-frontier
Characters
Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Zeke; The King of Lilliput (villain); The Lilliputians (villains)
Synopsis
When a shotgun just up and shoots at its owner, Vig immediately investigates, and nearly becomes that gun's victim himself. He successfully rounds up the little men responsible...that is, except the King of Lilliput, who vows to make the world tremble.
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Chapter 7: Back to the Books (Table of Contents: 51)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Seven Soldiers of Victory [The Crimson Avenger; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; The Shining Knight; Speedy [Roy Harper]; The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Wing]; Dr. Wimsett; Humpty Dumpty; Old King Cole; Fiddler's Three; Falstaff (villain); Long John Silver (villain); the Giant (villain); Uriah Heep (villain); The Old Man of the Sea (villain); The Lilliputians (villains); King of Lilliput (villain); Hamlet (villain); The Cheshire Cat
Synopsis
Returning most of the storybook villains to Dr. Wimsett, the Legionnaires implore the good doctor to find a way to return these characters back to the books and poems from whence they came.
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The World of Magic (Table of Contents: 52)

Seven Soldiers of Victory / text story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Original script to Leading Comics #15.

Biographies (Table of Contents: 53)

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Craig Delich (credited)
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typeset

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. Foreword
  4. 3. The Chameleon of Crime
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  5. 4. Chapter 1: The Chameleon of Crime!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  6. 5. Chapter II: Mr. X Marks the Spot!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Crimson Avenger
  7. 6. Chapter 3: The X-ploits of Mr. X!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; Vigilante [Western hero]
  8. 7. Chapter 4: The House That Couldn't Be Robbed!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Star-Spangled Kid
  9. 8. Chapter V: Interlude at Hoodlums' Hideout
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  10. 9. Chapter 6: The Gorilla and the Gangster!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Shining Knight
  11. 10. Chapter 7: Inco the Unknown!
    Green Arrow; Seven Soldiers of Victory; Speedy
  12. 11. Chapter 8 [Conclusion]
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  13. 12. King of the Hundred Isles
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  14. 13. King of the Hundred Isles, Chapter I
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  15. 14. Chapter II: Crusoe and Crusoe, Inc.!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  16. 15. Chapter III: His Majesty... King Baby-Face!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  17. 16. Chapter IV: Taskmasters and Toilers!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  18. 17. Chapter V: The Fortunate Fish!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  19. 18. Chapter VI: Revelation of Roguery!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  20. 19. Chapter VII: Kingdom's End!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  21. 20. The Hard-Luck Hat!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  22. 21. The Hard-Luck Hat! Chapter 1
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  23. 22. Chapter 2: The Banker and the Bandit!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Star-Spangled Kid
  24. 23. Chapter 3: Muggs at Mealtime!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; Vigilante [Western hero]
  25. 24. Chapter 4: Absent-Minded Victim!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Crimson Avenger
  26. 25. Chapter 5: The High-Hatted House!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Shining Knight
  27. 26. Chapter 6: The Dummy Director!
    Green Arrow; Seven Soldiers of Victory; Speedy
  28. 27. Chapter 7: Hat's Haven
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  29. 28. The Million Dollar Challenge!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  30. 29. Million Dollar Challenge!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  31. 30. Chap II: The Cache in the Canyon!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; Vigilante [Western hero]
  32. 31. Chap. 3: The Power of the Press!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Crimson Avenger
  33. 32. Chap. 4: The Safe from the Sky!
    Green Arrow; Seven Soldiers of Victory
  34. 33. Chap. V: The Puzzle of the Pyramid!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Shining Knight
  35. 34. Chap. VI: Murder in Miniature!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Star-Spangled Kid
  36. 35. Chapter 7 [Conclusion]
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  37. 36. The Trophies of Crime
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  38. 37. Trophies of Crime! Chapter 1
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  39. 38. Chapter 2: Crime's Cornerstone!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Star-Spangled Kid
  40. 39. Chapter 3: The Cup of the Borgias!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Shining Knight
  41. 40. Chapter 4: The Rubber Dagger!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; Vigilante [Western hero]
  42. 41. Chapter 5: The Sails of the Sally C.!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Crimson Avenger
  43. 42. Chapter 6: The Iron Band!
    Green Arrow; Seven Soldiers of Victory; Speedy
  44. 43. Chapter 7: Mementos of Victory
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  45. 44. Bandits from the Book
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  46. 45. The Bandits from the Books, Chapter I
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  47. 46. Chap. 2: Treasureless Island!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Star-Spangled Kid
  48. 47. Chap.3: Food for Falstaff!
    Green Arrow; Seven Soldiers of Victory; Speedy
  49. 48. Chap. 4: Hypocrites, Incorporated!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Crimson Avenger
  50. 49. Chap. 5: The Giant Who Got a Job!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; The Shining Knight
  51. 50. Chapter 6: Little Men With Big Ideas!
    Seven Soldiers of Victory; Vigilante [Western hero]
  52. 51. Chapter 7: Back to the Books
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  53. 52. The World of Magic
    Seven Soldiers of Victory
  54. 53. Biographies
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