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Issue: #25
Published: March 1942, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Harry Shorten
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Silver Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Shield; Hangman
Credits: Pencils: Irv Novick (signed) | Inks: Irv Novick (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Shield [Joe Higgins] Hangman [Bob Dickering] Dusty

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (0 pages)
Featuring: Shield G-Man Club
Characters: Shield [Joe Higgins]

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Credits: Script: ? [as Joe Higgins] | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (13 pages)
Featuring: Shield
Synopsis: Joe Higgins has a dream, which he treats as a premonition, in which a series of events lead up to the death of his partner, Dusty.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten ? | Pencils: Irv Novick (signed) | Inks: Irv Novick (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Duke Moran (villain, Introduction) His Gang (villains, Introductions) Slinky (introduction, Death) J. Edgar Hoover (guest-star) Mrs. Vanasterbilt (introduction) Shield [Joe Higgins] Betty Warren Ju Ju Watson Lil Livingston

Comic Story (11 pages) The Walrus's Prison Break
Featuring: Hangman
Synopsis: The Walrus breaks out of prison.
Credits: Script: Harry Stein [as Steyne] (signed) | Pencils: Harry Lucey (signed) | Inks: Harry Lucey (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Walrus (villain) Spike Hangman [Bob Dickering] Thelma Gordon Butch

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Featuring: Shield-Wizard No. 6
Characters: Shield [Joe Higgins] Wizard [Blane Whitney] Dusty

Comic Story (7 pages) The Boogy-Woogy Balloon
Featuring: Danny In Wonderland
Synopsis: The Boogies and the Woogies build a hot air balloon so that Danny and his friends can return to Wonderland.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten | Pencils: Lin Streeter | Inks: Lin Streeter
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: The Boogies (guest-stars) The Woogies (guest-stars) Kupkake [Kuppie] Danny Snapper (dog) Lizzie Elmira

Comic Story (8 pages) Battle in Tobruk
Featuring: Sergeant Boyle
Synopsis: Low on supplies, Sgt. Boyle manages to fend off the Italian soldiers at Tobruk until supplies can arrive.
Credits: Script: Virginia Hubbell ? | Pencils: Carl Hubbell | Inks: Carl Hubbell
Genre: War
Characters: The Fascists (villains) Prof. Tuttle (introduction) Sgt. Boyle Capt. Twerp Col. Drinkhouse

Comic Story (6 pages) Radio-Free Germany
Featuring: Jolly Roger
Synopsis: Jolly Roger is captured by the Gestapo as he delivers radios to the Free German Movement.
Credits: Script: Joe Blair | Pencils: Ed Smalle (signed) | Inks: Ed Smalle (signed)
Genre: Aviation War
Characters: The Nazis (villains) Jolly Roger Price Frank Root Marty Martin Fritz Mr. Smith

Comic Story (6 pages) Archie's Taxi Service
Featuring: Archie
Synopsis: Archie's jalopy is costing too much, so Archie offers to make it a taxi service. He picks up a man at the train station and while trying to shortcut, ends up on a road to the country. Bad things happen to the man and when Archie's jalopy is hit by a train, they end up walking 17 miles to Riverdale. When Archie goes to school the next day, he finds out that the man is the new principal.
Credits: Script: Bob Montana (signed) | Pencils: Bob Montana (signed) | Inks: Bob Montana (signed)
Genre: Humor Teen
Characters: Archie Andrews Betty Cooper Mrs. Andrews Fred Andrews Jughead Jones The Riverdale High Principal (probably NOT Mr. Weatherbee)

Comic Story (6 pages) Action in San Paulo
Featuring: Kayo Ward
Synopsis: The President of San Paulo manipulates Louis Liverlip into fighting Kayo Ward.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten | Pencils: Art Seymour (signed) | Inks: Art Seymour (signed)
Genre: Sports
Characters: Louis Liverlip (introduction) Louis Burpo (introduction) President Of San Paulo Kayo Ward Lew Black

Comic Story (6 pages) The Case of the Poisoning Monkey
Featuring: Bentley of Scotland Yard
Synopsis: Bentley investigates the death of the Duke of Ashwold.
Credits: Script: Joe Blair ? | Pencils: Paul Reinman (signed) | Inks: Paul Reinman (signed)
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Mary (villain, Introduction) James (introduction) Duke Of Ashwold (introduction, Death) Anne Ashwold (introduction) William Ashwold (introduction) Leland (introduction) Roger Burton (introduction) Gerald (introduction) Bentley

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: Comicscope
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page)
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: typeset

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