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From the IRA Collection,
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Edit by loftypilot
Issue: #5
Published: March 1948, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Kenneth L. Hall (executive editor)
Color: Color Cover; Color Interior Dimensions: Issues #1-8 Are 7.5" X 10.875" (taller Than Standard Comics); #9-13 Are 7.5" X 10.375" (standard Golden Age Size) Paper Stock: Newsprint Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Jack Armstrong's Fighting Chance
Featuring: Jack Armstrong
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure Sports
Characters: Jack Armstrong

Comic Story (1 page) Last-Second Shot in NIT
Featuring: Famous Split Seconds in Sports
Synopsis: Ernie Calverly's three-quarter court basket lifts Rhode Island to an overtime win over Bowling Green University in the National Invitational Tournament in 1946.
Credits: Letters: ?; typeset
Genre: Non-fiction Sports
Characters: Ernie Calverly

Comic Story (8 pages) Jack Armstrong's Fighting Chance
Featuring: Jack Armstrong
Genre: Adventure Sports
Characters: Jack Armstrong Kill Kamm

Comic Story (1 page) Maurice "The Rocket" Richard
Featuring: Sports Champs
Synopsis: Highlights of the career of Maurice Richard, Montreal Canadiens hockey player.
Credits: Pencils: Phil Berube (signed) | Inks: Phil Berube (signed)
Genre: Sports
Characters: Maurice Richard

Comic Story (2 pages) Donald L. Smith
Featuring: Jack Armstrong Magazine All-American Award
Synopsis: Fifteen-year-old Donald L. Smith of Coldwater, Mich., rescues eight-year-old Nancy McConnell from drowning and earns the fifth Jack Armstrong Magazine All-American Award.
Credits: Letters: ?; typeset
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Donald L. Smith Nancy McConnell

Comic Story (4 pages) The Case of the Redheaded Hijacker
Featuring: Vic Hardy's Crime Lab
Synopsis: Hardy uses scientific methods to track down robbers that hijacked a truckload of furs.
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Vic Hardy Inspector Sheldon Chief Dale

Text Story (1 page) Acme Gear Works Payroll Robbery
Featuring: Vic Hardy's Crime Clues
Synopsis: Vic Hardy has to figure out who was the "inside man" in a payroll robbery.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Vic Hardy Mr. Hoag Jack Haines Dot Wilson

Advertisement (1 page) "Ozzie" Cowles
Featuring: Wheaties; General Mills
Synopsis: Profile of Ozzie Cowles, champion basketball coach of the University of Michigan.
Genre: Sports
Characters: Ozzie Cowles

Comic Story (12 pages) Jack Armstrong Trails the Killer of Ghost Canyon
Featuring: Jack Armstrong
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Jack Armstrong

Text Story (3 pages) Slow Down to Win
Credits: Script: Jay Worthington (credited) | Pencils: Edd Ashe (signed) | Inks: Edd Ashe (signed) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Sports

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Action, Suspense, Thrills
Featuring: Jack Armstrong Adventure Magazine
Credits: Letters: typeset
Characters: Jack Armstrong (cameo) BIlly Fairfield (cameo) Betty Fairfield (cameo) Vic Hardy (cameo)

Comic Story (4 pages) Rebel
Synopsis: A wild stallion is captured and trained to be a polo pony.
Genre: Adventure Sports
Characters: Rebel (horse) Mike Dodson Bill Nixon

Comic Story (5 pages) Lady of the Law
Featuring: Betty Fairfield
Synopsis: Betty meets policewoman Carol Shaw and helps her foil a jewelry store robbery.
Credits: Pencils: Jack Sparling | Inks: Jack Sparling
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Betty Fairfield Carol Shaw Spider Webb Little Blackie

Comic Story (5 pages) Ready-y-y! Aim-- Fire!
Featuring: Billy Fairfield
Synopsis: Billy has misadventures in a firehouse, but saves the day at a real fire.
Credits: Pencils: Vic Herman ? | Inks: Vic Herman ?
Genre: Humor
Characters: Billy Fairfield Mayor Broadbeam Mrs. Broadbeam

Cartoon (0 pages) Eagle Scout
Synopsis: In a zoo, a Boy Scout observes an eagle wearing a scout neckerchief.
Credits: Script: Al Kaufman (signed) | Pencils: Al Kaufman (signed) | Inks: Al Kaufman (signed)
Genre: Humor

Letters Page (1 page)
Featuring: Mail Call
Credits: Letters: typeset

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) The Best Buys in Joy, Thrills, and Fun
Featuring: Parents' Magazine Press
Credits: Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page) Sleek as the New Convertibles
Featuring: Monark Silver King
Credits: Letters: typeset

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