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America's Best Comics 001 c2c (64 paper; 4 fiches)-Complete!
Scanned from a coverless copy with the back page also missing; so:
fc+bc from HAG, and pages 63-4, ifc & ibc from darkmark's fichescan.
The front page was damaged, and was repaired by yoc using fiches.
A freddyfly original!

1-September-2013 10:11 pm
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Username: Morrismoss
Comment: That's really cool to finally see #1 paper, thank you!
9-December-2018 2:55 pm
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Username: GustavoMoreno
Comment: Não conhecia esta publicação. Vou baixar todas para ler, mas desde ja, muito obrigado por tamanho presente.
 
 

Volume: #1, Issue: #1 (1)
Published: February 1942, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Ned Pines
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Newsprint Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Black Terror; Doc Strange; Captain Future; Woman In Red; Liberator; Secret Ace
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Black Terror [Bob Benton] Tim [Tim Roland] Doc Strange [Dr. Thomas Hugo Strange] Mike The Liberator [Dr. Nelson Drew] (inset) The Woman In Red [Peggy Allen] (inset) Secret Ace (inset) Captain Future [Dr. Andrew Bryant] (inset)

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Featuring: Startling Comics
Characters: Fighting Yank [Bruce Carter III] Captain Future [Andrew Bryant]

Comic Story (13 pages) Sorel's Saboteurs
Featuring: The Black Terror
Synopsis: Sorel's gang steals a map from Jean showing the location of vital city services; the gang later kidnaps Jean to eliminate witnesses. The Black Terror rescues Jean and learns that Sorel's gang is planning to sabotage a railroad bridge.
Credits: Script: Richard Hughes
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Black Terror [Bob Benton] Tim [Tim Roland] Sorel (villain, Introduction, Death) Sorel's Gang (villains, Introduction For All) Jean Marty Dan

Comic Story (12 pages) The Great Gold Robbery
Featuring: Doc Strange
Synopsis: The Murmurer plans to steal $2,000,000 in gold from a train shipment heading to Fort Knox.
Credits: Script: Richard Hughes | Pencils: Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed) | Inks: Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Doc Strange [Dr. Thomas Hugo Strange] Mike Ellis The Murmurer (villain, Introduction) Virginia Thompson Jake

Comic Story (13 pages) The Fifth Column Frameup
Featuring: The Liberator
Synopsis: Luke Danby is framed as a traitor to the United States by Scheel and his Bundists. The Liberator, suspecting something odd about Danby being a traitor, investigates the situation.
Credits: Script: Richard Hughes
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Liberator [Dr. Nelson Drew] Luke Danby (introduction) Fritz Scheel (villain, Introduction, Death) Axel (villain, Introduction) Un-named Bundists (villains, Introduction For All) Annabel Evans Tommy

Text Story (1 page) Tim's Good Deed
Synopsis: Tim is selling newspapers when a strange dog runs out of a butcher shop, runs up to Tim, and deposits a piece of meat at his feet. The butcher threatens to call the dog catcher, but Tim, feeling sorry for the dog, offers to pay the butcher for the meat and then decides to also keep the dog. Later, the dog's owner shows up and pays Tim a reward of $50 - showing that kindness has a way of being repaid.
Credits: Script: Donald Bayne Hobart | Letters: typeset
Characters: Tim March Mrs. March Henry Lake Jack (dog)

Comic Story (12 pages) The Construction Company Graft Racket
Featuring: Captain Future
Synopsis: Grace and Agatha, investigating graft in the city, are kidnapped to stop them from discovering that the Commissioner of Public Works is in cahoots with the Ajax Construction Company.
Credits: Pencils: Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed) | Inks: Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed)
Genre: Science Fiction Superhero
Characters: Captain Future [Dr. Andrew Bryant] Bradley (villain, Introduction) Mr. Wright (villain, Introduction) Frank (villain, Introduction) Un-named Gangsters (villains, Introduction For All) Grace Adams Agatha Adams Algernon

Comic Story (6 pages) The Disappearing Supply Ships
Featuring: Don Davis
Synopsis: Don Davis discovers a Nazi spy ring that is operating out of New York to capture supply ships.
Credits: Pencils: Ed Moritz | Inks: Ed Moritz
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Don Davis Franz (villain, Introduction) Adolph (villain, Introduction) The Nazis (villains)

Text Story (1 page) Christmas Spirit
Synopsis: Herbie encounters a girl who is crying outside a toy store because she and her brothers will be receiving no gifts for Christmas due to their father lacking funds. Herbie, in an act of kindness, buys toys for the girl's brothers.
Credits: Script: Donald Bayne Hobart | Letters: typeset
Characters: Herbie Johnson Charles Robert Mr. Smith Mr. Johnson Mrs. Johnson

Comic Story (6 pages) The Heirs of Harris
Featuring: The Woman In Red
Synopsis: A strange phone call to police headquarters from a wealthy eccentric causes Peggy Allen to investigate.
Credits: Script: Richard Hughes ? | Pencils: Ray Thayer | Inks: Ray Thayer
Genre: Adventure
Characters: The Woman In Red [Peggy Allen] Cyrus Harris (introduction) Unnamed Butler Unnamed Chauffeur

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Featuring: Thrilling Comics
Characters: Doc Strange [Thomas Hugo Strange] American Crusader [Archibald Masters]

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Featuring: Real Life Comics
Characters: Adolph Hitler

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