(2011)

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Volume
6
Price
29.95 USD
Pages
152
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
AC Comics
Brand
?
Barcode
649241921516
Editing
Bill Black (credited) (editor & publisher); Mark Heike (credited as Mark G. Heike) (associate editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Eagle and Buddy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

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

Stormy Foster / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Great Defender [Stormy Foster]; Nazi soldier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Title page, illustrated with an image of Shield from Pep Comics #39.

Summary Table of Star Spangled Avengers! (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Small illustrations and text on 18 star-spangled avengers.

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

The Flagman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Quinlan Sr.
Inks
Charles Quinlan Sr.
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whenever the inalienable rights of the people are threatened...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flagman [Major Hornet]; Rusty; un-named mobsters (villains, all die)
Synopsis
Flagman and Rusty battle a group of mobsters who have built a tunnel under the West River that allows them to see cargo ships passing overhead, and then activate a device that sends up magnetic mines to blow up the ships. Then the group steals the valuable cargo they were carrying.
Reprints

[Cash for Trash] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Black Owl; Yank and Doodle / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Alderman
Inks
Jack Alderman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jewels, money, valuable old paintings.. Those are small-time loot for the Hunter...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Yank [Rick Walters]; Doodle [Dick Walters]; The Black Owl [Walt Walters]; The Hunter (villain)
Synopsis
The Hunter is out to steal an illegally sold rare white elephant in a zoo any way that he can so that he can sell it for big bucks to a Rajah in India.
Reprints

Gambler's Payoff (Table of Contents: 6)

Yankee Boy / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Madden
Inks
Bill Madden
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Yankee Boy [Phil Martin]; Coach Johnson; John Bently (villain)
Synopsis
Hale Prep is trying to go undefeated in football and thus win the Harmon Athletic Award, which provides $10,000 to the winning school...money that Hale has earmarked for the American Red Cross. However, one John Bently has bet ten grand on Hale's opponent (at 5 to 1 odds) and stands to lose a fortune if Hale wins, so he and his men decide to kidnap the coach and star backfield to assure Hale's losing the game.
Reprints

The Meeting That Death Attended (Table of Contents: 7)

V-Man / comic story / 14.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Roland Patenaude
Inks
Roland Patenaude
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
V-Man [Jerry Steele]; Mickey (leader of the V-Boys Defense Corps); Ginger Dare; Clarkson (a pilot, death); Father Duroc (guest-star); Professor Schnell (villain, introduction, death); Herr Baron (villain, introduction); Von und Zu Schutz (villain, introduction); Countess Talya (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
V-Man must go up against a villainous group of Nazis intent on discovering the location of Father Duroc, the man who created V-Man and the leader of the European V-Groups.
Reprints

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

The Eagle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Lester Raye]
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All hands to the torpedo room!
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Eagle [Captain Grant Powers]; Buddy; Lem (Power's orderly); Sally Caldwell; The "Hand" (villain, death); Trent (villain, death)
Synopsis
The Eagle and Buddy investigate the mysterious sinking of the Navy's new submarine, the PX-1, which was carrying a fortune in gold.
Reprints

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

Spirit of '76 / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell (credited as Major Ralston)
Pencils
Edd Ashe
Inks
Edd Ashe
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gary Blakely, great great grandson of Captain Ralston, aide-de-camp to General Washington, returns from England to serve the United States.
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Spirit of '76 [Gary Blakely] (introduction and origin); Major Ralston (Gary's grandfather); Captain Blakely (Gary's father); Tubby (cadet friend of Gary's); Captain Hoch (villain); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Gary is attending West Point, but his family tradition of serving in the military spurs him on to action before he graduates, and what better way than taking on Luftwaffe Captain Hoch, whose "Khaki Shirts" are planning to dynamite West Point.
Reprints

The Temple of the One-Eyed Yellow Idol (Table of Contents: 10)

Commando Yank / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil Bard
Inks
Phil Bard
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Commando Yank [Chase Yale]; un-named High Priest of the Temple of One-Eyed Yellow Idol (death); the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis
Commando Yank takes up the dangerous challenge of removing the eye of a temple idol and placing into the opposite empty socket, a chore deemed impossible in native folklore. If he can, it will open up a secret tunnel, allowing the invading British Army to take on the Japanese.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Alderman
Inks
Jack Alderman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The hero of this story is not a fictional character!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Red Cross "Modern Master of Medical Arts" [Captain Peter Hall]; the Japanese (villains, some die)
Synopsis
The Red Cross sets out on an impossible mission: capture the city of Yeng-tu from the Japanese in order to retrieve medical supplies that were villainously taken under a flag of truce by the enemy.
Reprints

Unholy Death (Table of Contents: 12)

Captain Courageous / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais
Inks
Rudy Palais
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Courageous; John Judson (wealthy manufacturer); Judy Judson (John's daughter); Captain Nippo (villain); the Swami (villain)
Synopsis
The kidnapping of a wealthy manufacturer's daughter leads Captain Courageous right onto the trail of the Swami, who plans to get the plans for the secret precision instruments for the Superfortresses, made at the girl's father's plant.
Reprints

The Case of the Petrified Corpses (Table of Contents: 13)

U. S. Jones / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Farrell (credited as Bob Farrow)
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
U. S. Jones; Grumbler Harris; Joe Harris; Nora; Leech (villain); Deen (villain, a giant), Grundy (villain, death)
Synopsis
Jones heads to the border between the U.S. and Mexico to combat a monocled killer, who is assisted by a kill crazy giant with a fish hook hand, both of whom are hijacking shipments of guns.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Captain Freedom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Within the grim confines of the Horror Mansion...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Freedom [Don Wright]; Young Defenders [Blackie, Joanie, Slim]; un-named Japanese [posing as Silas Green] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
When the Young Defenders see a man horribly killed and get Don Wright to investigate a license plate number of the fleeing perpetrator, they find out the car belongs to an inventor named Silas Green, who has invented a horrible killing agent called the Yellow Death! Captain Freedom vows to track the fiend down.
Reprints

Minute Man in Berlin (Table of Contents: 15)

Minute Man / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil Bard
Inks
Phil Bard
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Minute Man [Jack Weston]; General Milton; Jonas Progg; Herr Gerst (villain); Joseph Goebbels (villain)
Synopsis
Jonas Progg owned art treasures that were stolen by the Nazis and Minute Man goes to Berlin to steal them back so that Jonas can sell them for War Bonds.
Reprints

[The Red Death] (Table of Contents: 16)

Spy Smasher / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From overseas comes a dreaded plague... a plague in the form of a master criminal known only as the Red Death!
Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Admiral Corby; Eve Corby; General Noosan (death); Jackson; The Red Death (villain, introduction, death); Mousey (villain, death); Hermann Fritz (villain)
Synopsis
America's greatest military minds meet together to discuss the landing of the Red Death on the shores of America, and one of them, General Noosan, is killed in front of them all by the Red Death. Spy Smasher follows one of the Red Death's gang to his hideout but is rendered unconscious after learning of the Red Death's plan to use a giant bomber to drop his "red death" on America's major cities. Spy Smasher escapes and fights the Red Death aboard his plane. Spy Smasher escapes from the plane at the last minute, which eventually crashes into the ocean, killing all on board.
Reprints

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

Yankee Doodle Jones / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A torn and bleeding sister democracy begs America...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Yankee Doodle Jones; Dandy; Uncle Sam (cameo); Manfred Sapp [as Dr. Sigi] (villain, Chief of Nazi propaganda in the U.S.)
Synopsis
All seems well when Dr. Sigi announces that he will allow the premises of his sanitarium to be used by Americans wanting to donate blood for the cause of victory. However, what he really is doing is removing some blood, then innoculating the person with a hydrophobia serum.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

The Flag / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Anderson
Inks
Harry Anderson
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A baby, born with a birth-mark on his chest resembling the American flag...
Genre
superhero
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Miss Victory / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Organized bands of corrupt politicians and diplomats...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Miss Victory [Joan Wayne]; General Tomas; Mr. Hardee; Pearson (a guard); Mark Hays (villain, a forger); Mr. Axis (villain, introduction); the Crusher (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Mr. Axis uses every trick in the book, including the kidnapping of Mr. Hardee, in order to stop the signing of the Rumbian Rubber Agreement, which would assure ample supplies of rubber for America's defense needs.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Minute Man / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mac Movick
Inks
Mac Novick
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Eagle and Buddy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stormy Foster
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Summary Table of Star Spangled Avengers!
  5. 4. ["Whenever the inalienable rights of the people are threatened..."]
    The Flagman
  6. 5. [Cash for Trash]
    The Black Owl; Yank and Doodle
  7. 6. Gambler's Payoff
    Yankee Boy
  8. 7. The Meeting That Death Attended
    V-Man
  9. 8. ["All hands to the torpedo room!"]
    The Eagle
  10. 9. ["Gary Blakely, great great grandson of Captain Ralston, aide-de-camp to General Washington, returns from England to serve the United States."]
    Spirit of '76
  11. 10. The Temple of the One-Eyed Yellow Idol
    Commando Yank
  12. 11. ["The hero of this story is not a fictional character!"]
    The Red Cross
  13. 12. Unholy Death
    Captain Courageous
  14. 13. The Case of the Petrified Corpses
    U. S. Jones
  15. 14. ["Within the grim confines of the Horror Mansion..."]
    Captain Freedom
  16. 15. Minute Man in Berlin
    Minute Man
  17. 16. [The Red Death]
    Spy Smasher
  18. 17. ["A torn and bleeding sister democracy begs America..."]
    Yankee Doodle Jones
  19. 18. ["A baby, born with a birth-mark on his chest resembling the American flag..."]
    The Flag
  20. 19. ["Organized bands of corrupt politicians and diplomats..."]
    Miss Victory
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Minute Man
This issue was modified by
  • Peter Croome
  • Dan Stevenson
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)