(May 1940)

Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Tem Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Printed in U.S.A.
Vol. 1, No. 1 May, 1940.
CRASH COMIC ADVENTURES is published monthly by Tem Publishing Co., Inc., 381 Fourth Avenue, New York, N. Y. Entry as Second Class matter pending at the Post Office at Holyoke, Mass. Ten cents per copy. Subscription 12 issue $1.50. Foreign $2.50. The Publisher cannot be responsible for unsolicited material. Entire contents copyright 1940.

Note, no "s" at the end of "Comic" in the title for this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Strongman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Strongman

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Superform Belt / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Illegal Raider Ship] (Table of Contents: 2)

Strongman / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Scott [as Scotty Walters]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Strongman [Percy Van Norton] (first appearance; origin)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Buck Burke / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Storm [as Jack Stark] (signed)
Inks
George Storm [as Jack Stark] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
George Storm ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the Best Crew of Natives I ever Handled, JoJo
Genre
jungle
Characters
Buck Burke (first appearance)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Secret Agent Z-2 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm on Another Clue Sir
Genre
spy
Characters
Z-2 (first appearance)

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

Solar Legion / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Kirby

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Terror Stalks the Trail of the Interplanetary...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Solar Legion (first appearance); Adam Starr (first appearance); Black Michael (first appearance)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story takes place in the year 2140.

Letters credit identified by Greg Theakston and later Harry Mendryk on the Jack Kirby Museum web page http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/simonandkirby/archives/2369, 31 October 2008 (retrieved 15 December 2014).

Danger Dive (Table of Contents: 6)

Don Matson / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Turner (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Don Matson (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

2 x 1/3 page illustrations

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Blue Streak / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Lowry Bishop
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sigmund Ruber Missing
Characters
Blue Streak [Don Vin] (first appearance); Tago (first appearance)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Flying Trio / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Storm
Inks
George Storm
Colors
?
Letters
George Storm ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! That wild Chinaman power dived...
Genre
aviation
Characters
Flying Trio (first appearance); Sing Low (first appearance); Ray (first appearance); Mac (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

Chinese plays good guy starring role along with two caucasian's in 1940!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Jane Drake / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Robertson
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jane, You've got to stop this infernal meddling...
Characters
Jane Drake (first appearance); Jerry King (first appearance)

Yang Threatens World (Table of Contents: 10)

Alec / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudolf Johnson [as Rudolf]
Inks
Rudolf Johnson [as Rudolf]
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Yang (first appearance); Alec

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

Shangra / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Nam Chung Po
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We've had engine trouble with our plane sir!
Characters
Joan Joyce (first appearance); Jack Flynn (first appearance); Shangra (first appearance)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Strongman
  2. 1. ["You Can't Call My Dad The Blimp Man"]
    Superform Belt
  3. 2. [Illegal Raider Ship]
    Strongman
  4. 3. ["This is the Best Crew of Natives I ever Handled, JoJo"]
    Buck Burke
  5. 4. ["I'm on Another Clue Sir"]
    Secret Agent Z-2
  6. 5. ["Terror Stalks the Trail of the Interplanetary..."]
    Solar Legion
  7. 6. Danger Dive
    Don Matson
  8. 7. ["Sigmund Ruber Missing"]
    Blue Streak
  9. 8. ["Look! That wild Chinaman power dived..."]
    The Flying Trio
  10. 9. ["Jane, You've got to stop this infernal meddling..."]
    Jane Drake
  11. 10. Yang Threatens World
    Alec
  12. 11. ["We've had engine trouble with our plane sir!"]
    Shangra
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Chris Launder
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr