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Issue: #47
Published: April 1945, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 60, Editing: George Brenner [as George E. Brenner] (editor); Busy Arnold [as E. M. Arnold] (general manager, business manager, publisher, owner); Claire C. Arnold (owner); E. S. Murthey (advertising representative)
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Comic Magazines: 8 Lord St., Buffalo, N. Y. Executive Offices: Gurley Building, 322 Main St., Stamford, Conn. Editorial and Advertising Offices: 415 Lexington Ave., New York City. Western Advertising Representative, F. E. M. Cole & Co., 605 No. Michigan Ave., Chicago, Ill. Printed in U. S. A. On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1945, New Series, Volume 40, Number 2. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 666264.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: The Barker
Genre: Adventure Humor
Characters: The Barker [Carnie Callahan] Lena Major Midge Samson Smith

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: Volto from Mars; Grape Nuts Cereal
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Volto

Comic Story (11 pages) Samson Smith vs. Mighty Moose
Featuring: The Barker
Synopsis: Cappy Kane is back as his strongman, the Mighty Moose, is pitted against Mammoth Circus's own Samson Smith.
Genre: Adventure Humor
Characters: The Barker [Carnie Callahan] Colonel Land (Mammoth Circus Owner) Lena Major Midge Tiny Tim Samson Smith Cappy Kane (villain) Mighty Moose (villain, Introduction) Duke (villain, Introduction) Runt (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Salty Waters
Synopsis: U.S. Navy sailor Salty thinks he's been abandoned on a Pacific island.
Genre: Humor Military
Characters: Salty Waters

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Lassie and Laddie
Synopsis: Lassie and her friend Laddie want to attend the circus, but Lassie's older sister Roberta has a date with Roger and can't take them.
Genre: Humor Children
Characters: Lassie (first Appearance) Laddie (first Appearance) Roberta (first Appearance) Roger (first Appearance)

Comic Story (8 pages) Sally Haunts a Ghost
Featuring: Sally O'Neil Policewoman
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Sally O'Neil Mrs. Vanderdough (first Appearance) Nick The Chiseler (first Appearance Villain) Three Other Crooks (first Appearance Villains One Dies)

Comic Story (6 pages) Swami Joe and the Counterfeiters
Featuring: Intellectual Amos
Genre: Adventure Humor Children
Characters: Intellectual Amos Swami Joe (first Appearance Villain) Silas P. Pinkbottom (first Appearance Other Two Varx Brothers (first Appearance Villaisn)

Comic Story (1 page) Helium Tires
Featuring: Windy Breeze
Genre: Humor
Characters: Windy Breeze

Comic Story (7 pages) The Vengeance of Boss Bumble
Featuring: Quicksilver
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Quicksilver [Max] Boss Bumble (first Appearance Villain) Avie (first Appearance Villain Death) Romby (first Appearance Dirk (first Appearance

Text Story (2 pages) Motorized Dragonflies
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Statement Of Ownership (0 pages)
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (6 pages) Big Joe Ryan and the Silver Bracelet
Featuring: Chic Carter
Synopsis: Chic writes a story on Big Joe Ryan and immediately is confronted by a lady wanting him to go to a certain jewelry store and pick up a silver bracelet, and upon delivery to her, he is to get a cool $500! But Ryan meets up with Chic and somehow the bracelet disappears before Carter can deliver it... and Carter is arrested for robbery. But Chic discovers that he has been played for a sucker with a phony, frozen mercury bracelet, and thus seeks out Ryan.
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Chic Carter Chic's Newspaper City Editor Big Joe Ryan (villain, Introduction) Louella (villain, Introduction) Blackie (villain, Ryan's Chauffeur, Introduction)

Comic Story (7 pages) Lifeboat No. 1
Featuring: Destroyer 171
Genre: Military War
Characters: Commander Blake First Officer Conroy The Japanese (villains)

Advertisement (1 page) Be a Radio Technician
Featuring: National Radio Institute
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: ? (photograph) | Inks: ? (photograph) | Letters: typeset
Characters: J. E. Smith (photograph) John Jerry (photograph) A. J. Forehner (photograph)

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: MoToR Book
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: ? (illustrations) | Inks: ? (illustrations) | Letters: ?; typeset

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