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Issue: #30
Published: August 1942, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Harry Shorten
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, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 3.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: The Shield; The Hangman
Credits: Pencils: Bob Montana (signed) | Inks: Bob Montana (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Shield [Joe Higgins] The Hangman [Robert Dickering]

Text Article (1 page) Bulletin No. 10
Featuring: Shield G-Man Club
Credits: Script: ? [as Joe Higgins (The Shield)] | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (12 pages) The Strangler
Featuring: The One And Only Shield With Roy The Boy Detective
Synopsis: An experiment to restore the Shield's super powers fails, and, it seems, he is faced with losing his super powers permanently. In the meantime, the Shield and Dusty become involved in helping to rescue the French Vichy Consul from the clutches of the Strangler and his Nazi gang.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten | Pencils: Irv Novick [as Irving Novick] (signed) | Inks: Irv Novick [as Irving Novick] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Shield [Joe Higgins] Dusty [Dusty Simmons] Monsieur Bergere (Vichy Consul In Washington, Evonne's Father, Death) Evonne Bergere (opera Singer) The Strangler (villain, Introduction) Adolf Hitler (villain) The Nazis (villains)

Comic Story (13 pages) Rhymed Invitations to Death!
Featuring: Hangman
Synopsis: The Dickson brothers receive nursery rhymes inviting them to Cradle Island.
Credits: Script: Bill Woolfolk ? | Pencils: Harry Lucey ? | Inks: Harry Lucey ?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Hangman [Robert Dickering] Mother Goose [John Dickson] (villain, Introduction, Death) Simon Dickson (introduction, Death) Robin Dickson (introduction, Death) Mr. Dickson (introduction, Death) Mason Thelma Gordon Mrs. Dickson (flashback)

Comic Story (9 pages) The Coming of Captain Commando
Featuring: Captain Commando
Synopsis: Four boys wish to join the Commandoes and fight under Captain Commando.
Credits: Script: S. M. Iger | Pencils: Alex Blum | Inks: Alex Blum
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Captain Commando [John Grayson] (introduction) The Boy Soldiers [Billy Grayson (introduction), Gerald Sykes (introduction) Armand De Latour (introduction) Erik Jansen (introduction] The Nazis (villains)

Text Story (1 page) Station D-E-A-T-H Broadcasting
Featuring: The Hangman
Synopsis: Singer Michael Lord is murdered on air.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Hangman [Robert Dickering] Thelma Gordon Michael Lord Jackson Bass

Comic Story (7 pages) Nightmares, Inc.
Featuring: Danny In Wonderland
Synopsis: Alice is kidnapped because too many kids read her adventures and have sweet dreams instead of nightmares.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten | Pencils: Bob Montana | Inks: Bob Montana
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Danny Alice (guest-star) Kuppie Snapper Welsh Rabbit (introduction) Dill Pickle (introduction) I. Scream Cohen (introduction)

Comic Story (8 pages) Murder of a Rajah
Featuring: Sergeant Boyle
Synopsis: The Rajah of Bapal is murdered and his followers think Sergeant Boyle, Captain Twerp and Major Larson did it.
Credits: Script: Virginia Hubbell ? | Pencils: Carl Hubbell | Inks: Carl Hubbell
Genre: War
Characters: Sergeant Boyle Captain Twerp Rajah Of Bapal (introduction, Death) His Son (introduction) The Japanese (villains) Major Larson

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Characters: The Shield [Joe Higgins] Dusty

Comic Story (6 pages) The Escort Agency
Featuring: Archie
Synopsis: Archie sets up an escort agency to raise money and ends up dating his teacher, Miss Grundy.
Credits: Script: Bob Montana (signed) | Pencils: Bob Montana (signed) | Inks: Bob Montana (signed)
Genre: Humor Teen
Characters: Archie Andrews Fred Andrews Betty Cooper Freddie Goody Jughead Jones Miss Grundy [Mimi Grundy]

Comic Story (6 pages) Case of the Corpse on Ice
Featuring: Bentley of Scotland Yard
Synopsis: A block of ice is delivered with a body in it.
Credits: Script: Joe Blair | Pencils: Paul Reinman (signed) | Inks: Paul Reinman (signed)
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Bentley Donald Grayson (villain, Introduction, Death) Dr. Slade (introduction, Death) Major Grayson (introduction, Death) Foreman Walters (introduction) Julian Thomas (introduction) Joe (introduction) Al

Text Story (1 page) God's Wrist Watch
Featuring: Sergeant Boyle
Synopsis: Boyle and Twerp lose their clothes while swimming in a river.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: War
Characters: Sergeant Boyle Captain Twerp

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: Comicscope
Credits: Letters: ?; typeset

Advertisement (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: ?; ? (photograph) | Inks: ?; ? (photograph) | Colours: ?; ? (photograph) | Letters: typeset

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