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Heroic 063 (diff ver) -JVJ (c2c)

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Issue: #63
Published: November 1950, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing:
Color: Full Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newspring Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed) | Inks: Bill Everett [as Everett] (signed) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure

Table Of Contents (1 page) Heroic Hall of Honor
Featuring: Heroic Hall of Honor
Synopsis: Eastern Color's foreword text reads: "Heroic Hall of Honor: Men and women chosen by this publication for their daring actions in hazardous tasks", and the names of 28 people can be found listed whose stories are told in the stories that follow.
Credits: Pencils: ? (illustration) | Inks: ? (illustration) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (2 pages) Saves Own Reward
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: On his way home from school, Dwain makes his usual stop at the pet store to see the puppies. Suddenly, when one of the dogs makes a break from the store into the crowded street, Dwain dashes into the street and saves the pup from certain death beneath the wheels of automobiles.
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Dwain Paige

Comic Story (2 pages) Father Rescues Family
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: While working out in the yard one day, Leo Rovin hears the cries of his three children, who are trapped in their burning home. He rushes in and saves them, suffering from severe burns to his face in doing so.
Credits: Pencils: Alfonso Greene [as Al Greene] (signed) | Inks: Alfonso Greene [as Al Greene] (signed)
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Leo Rovin Mrs. Rovin Valerie Rovin Lee Rovin Billy Rovin Un-named Neighbor

Comic Story (2 pages) Outstanding Hero
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Billy O'Farrell saves the life of a two-year-old child, who has fallen into icy waters and is in danger of drowning. Later in his life, Billy, now a military soldier, receives the American Legion Medal of Valor as the outstanding hero of Malden in 1949.
Credits: Pencils: Ed Moore (signed) | Inks: Ed Moore (signed)
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: William F. "Billy" O'Farrell Un-named Child Un-named Child's Mother

Comic Story (2 pages) Fatal Fire Foiled
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: While Nancy and her mother ride home in Manchester, New Hampshire after Nancy's roller skating lesson, they spot a burning house. Nacy leaps from the car, enters a store and phones the fire department, and, with her mother, watch the fire officials rescue all the people inside.
Credits: Pencils: H. G. Peter ? | Inks: H. G. Peter ?
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Nancy Martel Mrs. Martel (Nancy's Mother)

Comic Story (2 pages) Double Trouble
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: Johnny and Barbara are out one cold winter's day, when Barbara falls through the ice on a pond. Johnny rescues her and builds a fire to dry both of them out. Unfortunately, Barbara's coat catches fire, and Johnny helps put out the fire, calls the fire department to deal with the brush fire that has started, and both are returned home after being treated for burns and exposure to the cold weather.
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: John Lees Barbara Lees (John's Sister) Mrs. Lees (children's Mother)

Comic Story (2 pages) Christmas Heroine
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: The wiring on a decorative Christmas wreath causes a fire one night and 7-year-old Sylvia, alerted by the smoke, awakens her mother and father, plus her young brother and sister, and aids in their escaping the flaming inferno which destroys the home.
Credits: Pencils: Bill Everett | Inks: Bill Everett
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Sylvia Rheault Mr. Rheault Mrs. Rheault Un-named Brother Un-named Sister

Comic Story (2 pages) Listen to Your Parents
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: Jimmy and Edward are told by their mother that, after seeing a film downtown, they are to take the bus back home. However, they disregard their mother's advice and take a short cut home, resulting in little Edward falling through the ice in a lake and nearly drowning.
Credits: Pencils: H. G. Peter ? | Inks: H. G. Peter ?
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Edward Felix Jimmy Felix Mr. Felix Mrs. Felix Un-named Female Child Un-named Policeman

Comic Story (2 pages) For Saving a Life
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: A little boy, without a care in the world, runs after a duck, and falls into the lake. W. Henry Wilkerson and his friends spot this dilemma, and Henry jumps in to save the child's life. As a result, he is awarded a Life-Saving Medal for Heroism by the Laurel, Delaware Lions Club.
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: W. Henry Wilkerson Un-named Little Boy

Comic Story (2 pages) Buzzy Buzzes Police
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: Little 4-year-old Buzzy is watching his infant brother sleep, when the baby suddenly wakes up and turns blue. He calls his mother, who sees this predictament and promptly faints. Buzzy has the presence of mind to phone for his Uncle Carl on the Police force, and other Policemen respond to the call and help save the child's life.
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: "Buzzy" Robert Leon Boss Mrs. Boss Un-named Infant Boss Un-named Policemen

Comic Story (2 pages) Marine Turned Cop
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: Former professional hockey player and boxer and Marine Corps veteran, now is an off-duty Chicago Policemen who spots a women hanging from a closed window near the top of a building. Using his amazing physical ability, he helps to save the woman, an action that contributes to his future ambition to become a criminal investigator.
Credits: Pencils: Harold LeDoux (signed) | Inks: Harold LeDoux (signed)
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Francis P. Sherrier (Policeman)

Comic Story (2 pages) All In the Line of Duty
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: Officer Minnick spots a man drowning in a river, and dives in after him after the man had gone down for a third time. He pulls the unbreathing man out of the water and administers artificial respiration on him until medical help arrives, thus saving his life.
Credits: Pencils: Ed Moore (signed) | Inks: Ed Moore (signed)
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Paul V. Minnick (Policeman)

Comic Story (2 pages) Soldier Saviour
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment swimmer, Corporal Ralph Phillips, helps to save the life of a woman who has been trapped underwater in the family car.
Credits: Pencils: H. G. Peter ? | Inks: H. G. Peter ?
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Corporal Ralph E. Phillips Un-named Woman

Comic Story (2 pages) A Credit to His School to His Scouts to His Race
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: Cornel R. Davis, an African-American student and Boy Scout at Booker T. Washington School, jumps into the water to save a young boy from drowning and performs artifical respiration on him until medical help arrives. As a fitting reward for his selfless act, the citizens of Ashland, Kentucky agree to raise money so the young man can attend the National Boy Scout Jamoree in Washington.
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Cornel R. Davis Un-named Young Boy

Text Story (2 pages) Salute to an Old Sailor
Synopsis: In January of 1929, Captain Fried received an SOS from the Italian freighter "Florida", which was in serious difficulty at sea and some 300 miles from the Captain's vessel. Still, the U.S.S. America reached the struggling vessel in time and rescued all 32 crew members successfully.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure Non-fiction
Characters: Captain George Fried (death)

Comic Story (2 pages) Boy Scout Skill Saves Schoolboy
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: Richard and Dale, two Boy Scouts, use their live-saving skills to rescue a boy who has fallen through the ice. The two do not want recognition for what they did, but a little girl, who witnessed the event, notifies the school authorities of the deed.
Credits: Pencils: Sam Glanzman [as S. J. D.] (signed) | Inks: Sam Glanzman [as S. J. D.] (signed)
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Richard Kammer Dale Gladstone Un-named Girl Un-named Boy

Comic Story (2 pages) Recommended for Heroic Comics Hall of Honor
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: A young married couple, relaxing at home, hear a crash outside and discover an automobile wreck. They check out the physical condition of each of the drivers and find that one is seriously injured. They administer first aid to this man until medical help arrives, and are informed by one of the medical personnel that it was their prompt action that saved the life of this driver.
Credits: Pencils: Alfonso Greene (signed) | Inks: Alfonso Greene (signed)
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Paul Leudtke Mrs. Leudtke

Comic Story (2 pages) Pauls Pull Out Playmate
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: Joseph and Patrick go sledding after school when their friend Richard's sled heads out over an icy lake and breaks through. Only the quick wits and actions of the two save Richard's life.
Credits: Pencils: Harol LeDoux (signed) | Inks: Harold LeDoux (signed)
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Joseph Naset Patrick Pagel Richard

Comic Story (3 pages) Frenzy
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: Three young paperboys are stopped and asked if they have seen an 18-year-old girl walking around in a daze. They immediately go on the lookout for her and finally spot her attempting to jump off a bridge into the water. They prevent this and people show up to return her to the facility she walked away from.
Credits: Pencils: H. G. Peter ? | Inks: H. G. Peter ?
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: John Gallegoes James Redenbach Lee Crawshaw Un-named Girl

Comic Story (2 pages) Hero at 77
Featuring: Heroic True Life Story
Synopsis: The Fassett's are marveling at the wonders of the Great Smoky Mountains in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, when Mr. Fassett notices the car starting to roll toward a cliff having a 2000' drop. Since his wife cannot drive and doesn't know how to stop the car, Alfonzo throws his own body under the wheels to impede the forward motion, and a passing couple help rescue the man from under the car.
Credits: Pencils: Bill Benulis ? | Inks: Bill Benulis ?
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Alfonzo A. Fassett Mrs. Fassett

Advertisement (1 page)
Synopsis: Illustrated advertisement from Strathmore, the House of Magic, in Aurora, Illinois, picturing several of their new items, released just in time for Christmas. They include: Magic Trick Set for $3, Magic Slate Speller for $1, and the Magic Slate Blackboard for $1.
Credits: Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: Famous Funnies Patterns
Synopsis: Illustrated ad for dress patterns, for dolls 14", 16", 18" and 20" tall, junior frocks for varying sizes, and suit dresses for various sized women.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Fashion

Advertisement (1 page) Direct from factory to you!
Synopsis: Illustrated ad from Niresk Industries in Chicago for a stainless steel, diamond tested, hollow ground 10-piece knife set.
Credits: Letters: typeset

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