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Issue: #3
Published: April 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Abner Sundell
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Silver 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, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 3.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Shield
Credits: Pencils: Irv Novick (signed) | Inks: Irv Novick (signed)
Genre: Superhero War
Characters: Shield [Joe Higgins]

Comic Story (11 pages) The Mines of Count Zongarr
Featuring: Shield
Synopsis: A mysterious plane is dropping mines in New York harbor.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten? | Pencils: Irv Novick [as Irving Novick] (signed) | Inks: Irv Novick [as Irving Novick] (signed)
Characters: Shield [Joe Higgins] Count Zongarr (villain, Introduction, Death) J. Edgar Hoover

Comic Story (7 pages) The Pawn of "Satan"
Featuring: Comet
Synopsis: The Comet returns home after working with the police. Drugged as he sleeps and kidnapped, traveling for five days he arrives in California and Satan's clutches. The Comet is hypnotized, after three days, by Zadar to hate the law, hate the police and to kill anyone who stands in his way. The Comet begins to rob and kill for Zadar and Satan. Suddenly Zadar finds out Satan was cheating him. Zadar commands The Comet to Kill Satan. After Satan is dead, The Comet returns to Zadar, but forgets to lower his lens and disintegrates him, breaking the trance. The Comet realizes he's now an outlaw.
Credits: Script: Jack Cole | Pencils: Jack Cole | Inks: Jack Cole | Letters: Jack Cole
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Comet [John Dickering] "Satan" (villain, Introduction, Death) Zadar (villain, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Return of Von Leo
Featuring: Press Guardian
Credits: Script: Abner Sundell | Pencils: Mort Meskin (signed) | Inks: Mort Meskin (signed)
Genre: Spy Superhero
Characters: Press Guardian [Perry Chase] Von Leo (villain) The Moronia Bund (villain)

Comic Story (7 pages) The Drug Slaves of Ghor
Featuring: Fu Chang
Credits: Script: Manly Wade Wellman | Pencils: Lin Streeter (signed) | Inks: Lin Streeter (signed)
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Fu Chang (detective) Tay Ming (fiancee) Ghor (villain, Introduction, Death) Tay Ming (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (7 pages) Escape from Germany
Featuring: Sergeant Boyle
Credits: Script: Abner Sundell [as Sundell] (signed) | Pencils: Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed) | Inks: Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Genre: War
Characters: Sergeant Boyle The Nazis (villains)

Text Story (2 pages) The Border Patrol
Credits: Script: Eugene Cunningham | Pencils: ? [as M.] (signed) | Inks: ? [as M.] (signed) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction Western-frontier
Characters: Patrolman Frank A. Finnegan

Comic Story (6 pages) The Sub Formula Spies
Featuring: Midshipman
Credits: Script: Bob Wood ? | Pencils: Edd Ashe | Inks: Edd Ashe
Characters: Midshipman Lee Samson

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Rocket and the Queen of Diamonds
Credits: Script: Manly Wade Wellman | Pencils: Lin Streeter (signed) | Inks: Lin Streeter (signed)
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Rocket [Sir Rocket] Queen Of Diamonds The Batmen (villains, Introduction, Death) Their King (villain, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Kayo Ward
Credits: Script: Phil Sturm (signed) | Pencils: Bob Wood | Inks: Bob Wood
Genre: Sports
Characters: Kayo Ward [Eddie Ward] Ace Brady (villain, Introduction) Marie (villain, Introduction) Spud (villain, Introduction) Unnamed Hood (villain, Introduction) Socker Benson (introduction)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Bentley of Scotland Yard
Credits: Script: Manly Wade Wellman | Pencils: Sam Cooper (credited) | Inks: Sam Cooper (credited)
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Inspector Bentley Capt. Horrocks (villain, Introduction, Death) Lt. Twisdon (introduction, Death) Col. Jaffrey (introduction, Death) Lt. Dillard (introduction, Death) Maj. Stuart (introduction) Capt. Frome (introduction)

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