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15-June-2020 9:49 pm
Username: The Ghost Man
Comment: This is a great, rare Platinum-Age treat! Is that really Will Eisner drawing the 'Muss 'Em Up' story? It's not even recognizable to the widely known style in later years. I love seeing these raw beginnings though, it gives a lot of hope and inspiration to developing artists.

Issue: #4
Published: March 1937, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: William Cook
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Pre-Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Data taken from Howard Keltner's Golden Age index & the existing GCD index
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) The Case of the 4 Haircuts
Credits: Script: Rodney Thompson | Pencils: Rodney Thompson | Inks: Rodney Thompson
Genre: Adventure

Comic Story (7 pages) Fifty Dollar Ride
Credits: Script: Ellis Edwards | Pencils: Ellis Edwards | Inks: Ellis Edwards

Comic Story (7 pages) Muss 'Em Up
Featuring: Hammer Donovan
Synopsis: Hammer Donovan is called back onto the Police force, with no legal limitations, to track down a notorious killer and his gang that have been bumping off cops, and whose identity and whereabouts are being protected by the underworld.
Credits: Script: Will Eisner [as William Eisner] (signed) | Pencils: Will Eisner [as Eisner] (signed) | Inks: Will Eisner [as Eisner] (signed)
Genre: Crime
Characters: Hammer Donovan Captain Spencer Fen Soo (Donovan's Servant) Mike Morelli (villain) Tony (villain, Death) Curley [aka As Curly] (villain, Death) Hophead Harry (villain)

Comic Story (7 pages) Stand-In Girl
Featuring: Pat O'Day
Credits: Script: Joseph Buresch | Pencils: Joseph Buresch | Inks: Joseph Buresch

Comic Story (7 pages) Kidnapped
Credits: Script: Joe Campbell | Pencils: Joe Campbell | Inks: Joe Campbell

Comic Story (7 pages) "Kane & Abel, Private Detectives"
Credits: Script: John Ewing | Pencils: John Wilson | Inks: John Wilson

Comic Story (7 pages) The Case of the Four Haircuts
Featuring: Clem Bowers
Credits: Script: Vic Dowling | Pencils: Vic Dowling | Inks: Vic Dowling

Comic Story (7 pages) Enemy Spy
Featuring: Inspector Darrin

Comic Story (7 pages) The Will of Uncle Dan
Credits: Script: Matt Curzon (signed) | Pencils: Matt Curzon (signed) | Inks: Matt Curzon (signed)

  The data in the above section is courtesy of the Grand Comics Database™ under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

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