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Issue: #3
Published: January 1942, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Aaron A. Wyn
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
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: Magno; Lash Lightning; Raven; Vulcan
Credits: Pencils: Jim Mooney (signed) | Inks: Jim Mooney (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Magno Lash Lightning The Raven Vulcan

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Shooting High
Synopsis: House ad for Super-Mystery and Lightning Comics, with cover reproductions
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (16 pages)
Featuring: Magno, the Magnetic Man
Synopsis: Magno and Davey must stop a relative of Attila the Hun and a master scientist working for the Nazis, who has invented a U-Ray Gun, capable of freezing and paralyzing Allied forces, and who has kidnapped a movie director to film his conquest of the Allies.
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Magno Davey Mrs. Attilla (Han's Mother) Karl Van Dramm (movie Director) Hans Attilla (villain, Death) Pedro (villain, Han's Assistant) The Nazis (villains)

Comic Story (14 pages)
Featuring: Vulcan
Synopsis: Vulcan, at the request of government officials, travels by ship to the Burma Road to be of assistance in protecting munition shipments that are being sent along that route, and joins two American Police officers who are aboard the ship for the same reason.
Credits: Pencils: Maurice Gutwirth (signed) | Inks: Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Vulcan Bud Bill Captain Peters Diana (ambulance Driver For The Chinese Red Cross) The Nazis (villains, Many Die)

Comic Story (16 pages)
Featuring: Lash Lightning
Synopsis: Lightning must halt the destructive activities of Professor Grosskop, who is trying to destroy Boulder Dam in Colorado as well as disrupting electricity in the area to hinder the war effort at production plants.
Credits: Pencils: Red Holmdale (signed) | Inks: Red Holmdale (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Lash Lightning Gail Lindon Professor Lindon Professor Grosskop (villain)

Comic Story (10 pages)
Featuring: The Raven
Synopsis: The Raven must prevent the proceeds from the Policeman's Ball, some $15,000 to be donated to the poor, from falling into the hands of a gang of crooks.
Credits: Pencils: George Wilson (signed) | Inks: George Wilson (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Raven [Danny Darten] Mike (raven's Assistant) Lola Lash (Darten's Fiancee) Police Chief Lash Mayor Dobbs Tony Foyle (villain)

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Luke and His Magic Flute Ya Gotta Dance
Synopsis: Luke goes fishing and uses his flute, not his rod and reel, to bring the fish in.
Credits: Pencils: Lou Paige [as Paige] (signed) | Inks: Lou Paige [as Paige] (signed) | Letters: Lou Paige?
Genre: Humor Children
Characters: Luke Fisherman

Text Story (2 pages) Graveyard Shift
Synopsis: A hotel clerk witnesses the death of a "cowboy" and the theft of thousands of dollars in a bag he was carrying, only to discover that the man was a counterfeiter.
Credits: Script: Brant House (signed) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Un-named Hotel Clerk Thorne (policeman) Berkey (policeman) "Mex" Merkle [as Joe Burke] (villain, Counterfeiter, Death) Sharp Face (villain)

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: Mr. Whiskers
Synopsis: Mr. Whiskers learns that the Diamond of Taron, stolen in Arabia by a jewel thief, was cut into three parts which have made their way into the hands of three innocent jewel dealers, and whom have been kidnapped by a Hindu cult and are soon to be sacrificed to the god of Taron!
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Mr. Whiskers [Jim Clay] (introduction) FBI Chief Foster Mr. Grieveh (villain, Hindu Cult Leader)

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Smashing Through!
Synopsis: House ad for Our Flag and Banner Comics, with partial cover reproductions
Credits: Letters: typeset

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