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Issue: #17
Published: December 1940, 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, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 4.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: The Ray
Credits: Pencils: Gill Fox | Inks: Gill Fox
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Ray [Happy Terrill] Bozo The Robot (inset) Espionage [Black X] (inset) Wings Wendall (inset) The Invisible Hood [Kent Thurston] (inset)

Comic Story (9 pages) Music Hath Charm
Featuring: The Ray
Synopsis: The musician Stradivous, who can hypnotize anyone with his clarinet, works with Jennings to hijack a shipment of gold.
Credits: Pencils: Lou Fine [as E. Lectron] (signed) | Inks: Lou Fine [as E. Lectron] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Ray [Happy Terrill] Stradivous (villain, Introduction, Death) Jennings (villain, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (6 pages) Mystery of the Five Talking Mummies
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 [Warren Rocky Hill Tiny Todd]

Comic Story (4 pages) Chic Carter and the Story of the Mole
Featuring: Chic Carter
Credits: Script: Vernon Henkel | Pencils: Vernon Henkel | Inks: Vernon Henkel
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Chic Carter Monahan The Mole

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Archie O'Toole
Credits: Script: George Tuska ? [as Bud Thomas] | Pencils: George Tuska ? [as Bud Thomas] | Inks: George Tuska ? [as Bud Thomas]
Genre: Humor Children
Characters: Archie O'Toole Ludbah

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 Pat Moore Al Regna (villain)

Comic Story (5 pages) The Gaston Necklace
Featuring: Invisible Justice
Credits: Script: Art Pinajian | Pencils: Art Pinajian [as Art Gordon] | Inks: Art Pinajian
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Kent Thurston Jason White Rufus Kane Inspector Battle

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Espionage Starring Black X
Credits: Script: Will Eisner [as Will Erwin] (signed) | Pencils: Dan Zolnerowich | Inks: Dan Zolnerowich
Genre: Spy
Characters: Espionage [Black X] Colonel Atwater

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Magno
Credits: Script: Paul Gustavson (signed) | Pencils: Paul Gustavson (signed) | Inks: Paul Gustavson (signed) | Letters: Paul Gustavson
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Magno [Tom Dalton] Mary Wallace Steve Recka Monk

Comic Story (6 pages) Barbaria Shall Strike
Featuring: Wings Wendall
Credits: Script: Vernon Henkel | Pencils: Vernon Henkel (signed) | Inks: Vernon Henkel
Genre: Aviation
Characters: Wings Wendall Listra Warak

Text Story (2 pages) The God Mask
Featuring: Jimmy Christian
Credits: Script: Robert M. Hyatt | Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Jimmy Christian

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Wun Cloo, The Defective Detective
Synopsis: Professor Grrr, despondent over Wun Cloo's messing up five murders that he had planned, attempts to kill the detective. Escaping the attempts, Wun Cloo drinks down some Super Putty Juice that makes his body plastic in nature, portrays the Professor's conscience, and convinces the villain to turn himself in.
Credits: Script: Jack Cole | Pencils: Jack Cole | Inks: Jack Cole
Genre: Humor Detective-mystery
Characters: Wun Cloo [also As Professor Grrr's Conscience] Unnamed Policeman Professor Grrr (villain)

Comic Story (4 pages) The Medici Candle
Featuring: Abdul the Arab
Credits: Script: Bob Powell | Pencils: Bob Powell [as Powell Roberts] | Inks: Bob Powell
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Abdul Hassan Achmed Bey

Cartoon (1 page)
Featuring: Kidding the Kids
Credits: Script: Arthur Beeman (signed) | Pencils: Arthur Beeman (signed) | Inks: Arthur Beeman (signed)
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (7 pages) The Wizard
Featuring: Bozo the Robot
Credits: Script: George Brenner | Pencils: George Brenner [as Wayne Reid] | Inks: George Brenner
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Hugh Hazzard The Wizard

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