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Part of the DCM SMALL PUBLISHER SPOTLIGHT of 2014
Published: February 1942, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing:
Color: Color Cover Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format:
Notes: Indexed from scans at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: Myron Strauss [as M.S.] | Inks: Myron Strauss [as M.S.]
Genre: Non-fiction; Biography; Historical; Sports; War
Characters: Gene Tunney; Pierre Radisson; Commodore David Porter; Benito Juarez

Comic Story (8 pages) The Story of Aluminum Why, How and When Wars Most Precious Metal Was Made Available to All Mankind
Synopsis: Biography of Charles Martin Hall, inventor of aluminum and how the metal's use revolutionized the use of materials in construction.
Genre: Non-fiction; Biography
Characters: Charles Martin Hall; Julia Hall; George Hall; Mr. Cowles; Alfred E. Hunt; Dr. Paul Heroult

Comic Story (8 pages) Radisson King of the Canadian Fur Traders
Synopsis: Recounts of life of fur trapper Pierre Radisson, whose trading with the Native peoples of Canada led to the creation of the Hudson's Bay Company, but Radisson himself was divided and ruined by the competing politics of England and France.
Genre: Non-fiction; Biography; Western-frontier
Characters: Pierre Radisson; Medard Groseiliers; Sir George Cartaret; King Charles; King Louis XIV; White Eagle

Comic Story (9 pages) Juarez Father of Mexican Independence
Synopsis: Recounts the life of Benito Juarez from his poor upbringing, education to public service and eventually leading the forces of independence into ridding Mexico of Archduke Maximilian.
Genre: Non-fiction; Biography
Characters: Aztecs; Benito Juarez; Antonio Salanueva; Rosa Salanueva; General Miguel Miramon; Napoleon III; Archduke Maximilian; General Mariano Escobedo; Tomas Mejia

Comic Story (6 pages) Gene Tunney
Synopsis: Recounts how Gene Tunney took up boxing while serving in World War I, then became boxing champion of the world, eventually retiring to serve as director of recreation to the US Navy.
Genre: Non-fiction; Biography; Sports; War
Characters: Gene Tunney; Georges Carpentier; Jack Dempsey; Tom Heeney

Comic Story (4 pages) Heroes in the News
Synopsis: Recounts how William J. Wallace saved sailor R.N. Parrot from drowning.
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: William J. Wallace; R.N. Parrot; Frank Knox

Text Article (2 pages) The Inspiring Life Story of John C. Garland - Inventor of U.S. Army's Official Rifle
Credits: Script: Robert Turner | Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (8 pages) Jack London
Synopsis: Recounts the life of Jack London and how he constantly sought out adventures, finding in his experiences the material which made up his novels.
Genre: Non-fiction; Biography
Characters: Jack London; Scratch; Bessie Maddern; Martin Johnson; Queen Ziliuokalani; Nakata; Forni

Comic Story (3 pages) The Hamilton-Burr Duel
Synopsis: Recounts the duel between Hamilton and Burr, which ended with Hamilton dead.
Genre: Non-fiction; Historical
Characters: Alexander Hamilton; Aaron Burr

Comic Story (7 pages) The King's Mountain Boys
Synopsis: Recounts the battle of King Mountain, where American forces killed the British commander. British losses were so terrible that it helped lead to Lord Cornwallis' surrender.
Genre: Non-fiction; Historical; Western-frontier
Characters: John Sevier; Colonel Isaac Shelby; Colonel William Campbell; Patrick Ferguson; Lord Cornwallis; George Washington

Comic Story (1 page) Freddie Harrison Boy Hero of London
Synopsis: Despite London being bombed, Freddie ventures out to obtain a doctor for his mother, saving her life.
Genre: Non-fiction; War
Characters: Freddie Harrison; Winnifred Harrison

Comic Story (8 pages) Commodore Porter He Wiped Piracy From the Seas!
Synopsis: Recounts how Commodore Porter battled piracy in the Caribbean, then took charge of the Mexican Navy to better prepare them for defense.
Genre: Non-fiction; Biography; Military
Characters: Commodore David Porter; Diablito

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) "Join the Liberty Guards and help defend our country"
Credits: Pencils: Myron Strauss ? | Letters: typeset
Characters: Liberty Guards [Smokey; Skipper; Strut]

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) "Absolutely free!"
Credits: Letters: typeset

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