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August, 1942. Paper with black and white microfilm fills. Cover from GCD, IFC, IBC, BC, pages 1-8, and 53-64 are digital photos of b&w microfilm. Partial paper scan of Fighting Yank, microfilm of Don Davis, Masked Rider, and Happy (humor filler). Complete paper scans of Captain Future, Four Comrades (origin/1st app.), Biff Powers, Mystico, and two texts. The microfilm is hard to read, but it's better than nothing (but just barely).
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Volume: #6, Issue: #1 (16)
Published: August 1942, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Ned Pines
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
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. 3.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Fighting Yank
Credits: Pencils: Jack Binder ? | Inks: Jack Binder ?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Fighting Yank [Bruce Carter III]

Comic Story (15 pages)
Featuring: Fighting Yank
Credits: Script: Richard Hughes? | Pencils: Jack Binder | Inks: Jack Binder
Genre: Superhero

Comic Story (11 pages)
Featuring: Captain Future
Credits: Pencils: Kin Platt | Inks: Kin Platt
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Captain Future Diablo (villain)

Text Story (1 page) Stars and Stripes Forever
Credits: Script: Lt. Kelvin McKay | Letters: typeset
Genre: War

Comic Story (10 pages)
Featuring: The Four Comrades
Synopsis: As Buzz is walking through the slums, he sees some boys being robbed by some thugs. Buzz steps in and stops them, then they all follow the crooks to their lair, where they come face to face with Black Satan, who plans to spread terror throughout America. He intends to start with a kidnapping racket and Tommy is his intended target because of his marvelous inventions.
Credits: Pencils: Maurice Gutwirth (signed) | Inks: Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Four Comrades [Tommy Tompkins (introduction) Pudge O'Connor (introduction) Buzz Brandon(introduction) Tip Adams (introduction)] (origin) Mr. Tompkins Un-named Tompkins Butler Black Satan (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Biff Powers
Credits: Pencils: August Froehlich | Inks: August Froehlich
Genre: Adventure Jungle

Text Story (1 page) Train Robbers
Credits: Script: Buck Benson | Letters: typeset
Genre: Western-frontier

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Mystico
Credits: Pencils: Leonard Sansone | Inks: Leonard Sansone

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Don Davis
Credits: Pencils: Leonard Sansone | Inks: Leonard Sansone
Genre: Spy

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: Masked Rider
Credits: Pencils: John Daly | Inks: John Daly
Genre: Western-frontier

  The data in the above section is courtesy of the Grand Comics Database™ under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

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