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Issue: #21
Published: April 1941, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Ed Cronin
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-Stitched Publishing Format: Was On-Going Series
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 2.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: The Ray
Credits: Pencils: Gill Fox ? | Inks: Gill Fox ?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Ray [Happy Terrill] Midnight [Dave Clark] (inset) Bozo The Robot (inset) Wings Wendall (inset) Espionage [Black X] (inset)

Comic Story (9 pages) The Empire of Captain Blue
Featuring: The Ray
Synopsis: The Ray, a boy and two men are stranded on a Pacific Island after their plane is shot down by "asiatics". There he meets Captain Blue, a pirate who intends to attack Hawaii, then take over the world after the Americans and the "mongols" destroy each other. Blue imprisons the Ray in a circle of light, and the Ray must rely on his human strength to send Blue over a ledge to his death.
Credits: Pencils: Lou Fine [as E. Lectron] (signed) | Inks: Lou Fine [as E. Lectron] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Ray [Happy Terrill] Jackie (introduction, Later Known As Bud) Keefer Rogers Captain Blue (villain, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Archie O'Toole
Genre: Humor Children

Comic Story (5 pages) Gabby, the Talking Monkey
Featuring: Midnight
Synopsis: Midnight comes to the rescue of a purse snatching victim and discovers she's a scientist who can make animals talk. Intending to turn this secret over to government authorities, Alice is attacked and killed by thugs, who burned her secrets, leaving only Gabby as proof that her theories worked. Midnight gains custody of the monkey, after rounding up the people responsible for Alice's death.
Credits: Script: Jack Cole (signed) | Pencils: Jack Cole (signed) | Inks: Jack Cole (signed)
Genre: Adventure Superhero
Characters: Midnight [Dave Clark] Gabby The Talking Monkey (introduction) Alice O'Day (scientist, Death) Slug McGurk (villain) Julie The Jerk (villain)

Comic Story (4 pages) Trouble on Sao Paulo Island
Featuring: Wings Wendall
Synopsis: Wings and Spinner discover an unknown base on an American island.
Credits: Pencils: Vernon Henkel (signed) | Inks: Vernon Henkel (signed)
Genre: Aviation
Characters: Wings Wendall Spinner Benson Derek Baron Col Harrison

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: The Purple Trio
Credits: Pencils: Alex Blum [as S. M. Regi] (signed) | Inks: Alex Blum [as S. M. Regi] (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: The Purple Trio [Tiny Todd Warren Rocky Hill] J. G. Throcton

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Wun Cloo
Credits: Script: Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns] | Pencils: Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns] | Inks: Jack Cole [as Ralph Johns]
Genre: Humor Detective-mystery

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: Invisible Justice
Credits: Script: Art Pinajian [as Art Gordon] (signed) | Pencils: Art Pinajian [as Art Gordon] (signed) | Inks: Art Pinajian [as Art Gordon] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Invisible Hood [Kent Thurston] Mr. Mite (villain, Introduction, Spy) Black John (villain)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Espionage Starring Black X
Synopsis: Black X goes to India to help Batu track down terrorists that have infiltrated the British Raj. Madame Doom follows for her own reasons.
Credits: Script: Lane French [as Will Erwin] (signed) | Pencils: Witmer Williams (signed) | Inks: Witmer Williams (signed)
Genre: Spy
Characters: Espionage [Black X] Batu Madame Doom (villain) Ahkir Jubnijhak (villain)

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Abdul the Arab
Credits: Pencils: Bob Powell [as Powell Roberts] | Inks: Bob Powell [as Powell Roberts]
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Abdul Hassan Afta Ikur Cy Young

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: The Scarlet Seal
Credits: Script: Harry Francis Campbell [as Duane Byrd Monroe] (signed) | Pencils: Harry Francis Campbell [as Duane Byrd Monroe] (signed) | Inks: Harry Francis Campbell [as Duane Byrd Monroe] (signed)
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: The Scarlet Seal [Barry Moore] Captain Tim Moore Seymour Blots (villain)

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Magno, the Magnetic Man
Synopsis: Five archeologists tattoo a map to ancient mystical treasure on the backs of their hands. Now someone is murdering them and stealing those hands.
Credits: Script: Paul Gustavson (signed) | Pencils: Paul Gustavson (signed) | Inks: Paul Gustavson (signed) | Letters: Paul Gustavson
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Magno [Tom Dalton] Dr. Harry Wood Van Nest

Text Story (2 pages) Ghost Stampede
Featuring: Jimmy Christian
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure

Comic Story (4 pages) Lost in the Wilds of Tibet
Featuring: Chic Carter
Credits: Pencils: Vernon Henkel | Inks: Vernon Henkel
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Chic Carter Gordon Bruce Chung Musta Hilme The Prince Of Kabat

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Bozo the Robot
Credits: Pencils: George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed) | Inks: George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] (signed)
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Tom Holms Mr.Goyle Hugh Hazzard Bozo The Robot Chico

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