Manhunt #8
(May 1948)

Magazine Enterprises, 1947 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Enterprises, Inc.
Editing
Raymond C. Krank
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

"Trail" Colt, U. S. Marshal / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Trail Colt
Reprints

Hand of the Dead (Table of Contents: 1)

A Manhunt Chiller / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner F. Fox (credited)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Pretty-Boy Mahoney

Indexer Notes

The story starts on the inside-front cover and ends on the inside-back cover

The Desert Devil (Table of Contents: 2)

"Trail" Colt, U. S. Marshal / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Trail Colt (U.S. marshal); El Diablo (villain); Chuck Bolton; Bob; "Snake" Acton; Dolan
Synopsis
Trail Colt rescues Chuck Bolton from the desert and helps him stop El Diablo and his gang.
Reprints
Keywords
desert

The House That Hate Built (Table of Contents: 3)

Undercover Girl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Starr Flagg; Pedro (newspaperman); Jim; The Senor (villain)
Synopsis
When her friend Jim disappears into a mysterious house, Starr investigates and discovers the house hides a band of criminals and radio controlled atom bomb rockets, which could be used to destroy the cities of New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, and Detroit simultaneously!
Reprints
Keywords
atomic bomb; iron maiden; torture

Indexer Notes

Signature on the last page.

The Fishing Boats that Failed! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Red Fox / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sergeant Red Fox; Yukon Joe; Greg Marken; Barbara Frisco
Synopsis
Red Fox must determine who killed Greg Marken and has been stealing salmon from the boats of Barbara Frisco.
Reprints
Keywords
Canadian Mountie; fishing; fishing net; salmon

The Case of the Perfect Crime! (Table of Contents: 5)

Kirk of Scotland Yard / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Parker (signed)
Inks
Paul Parker (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ronald Kirk (inspector of New Scotland Yard); Dick Hanelin; Carla; Tack Edwards; Hester French; Anne
Synopsis
Inspector Kirk must solve a murder on a train.
Reprints
Keywords
Charing Cross; Scotland Yard; train

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Fallon of the F.B.I. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The shrill wail of a siren heralds the escape of a dangerous killer...
Genre
crime
Characters
Jim Fallon (FBI inspector); Grace Flowers; Bucker Haddon; Bill; Andrea
Synopsis
Grace breaks Bucker Haddon out of prison so the gang can recover their stolen loot and divide it up among themselves and split town.
Reprints
Keywords
F.B.I.; prison break; stamp collecting; Tommy Gun
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    "Trail" Colt, U. S. Marshal
  2. 1. Hand of the Dead
    A Manhunt Chiller
  3. 2. The Desert Devil
    "Trail" Colt, U. S. Marshal
  4. 3. The House That Hate Built
    Undercover Girl
  5. 4. The Fishing Boats that Failed!
    The Red Fox
  6. 5. The Case of the Perfect Crime!
    Kirk of Scotland Yard
  7. 6. ["The shrill wail of a siren heralds the escape of a dangerous killer..."]
    Fallon of the F.B.I.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Per Sandell
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Keith Chandler
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lee Randall (R.I.P.)
  • Craig Delich