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Upgraded - paper scans for pg1 and missing pg2 added from Samson 01 scan by HPeters,
BC added from Heritage
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Another book from the JVJ collection.
January 1940. Issue was coverless and missing two pages.
Pulled these from existing fiche version.
Part of the DCM Spotlight on Fox Comics!

20-September-2013 6:43 am
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Username: chuck006
Comment: Missing Page 2 and back cover.
20-September-2013 8:23 am
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Username: tilliban
Comment: Yes and no. I don't get it myself. These pages were missing in the fiche version as well as in my copy. Book is oddly numbered. Page 3 is called "Page 1". I thought they started printing on the inside front cover (ifc) but there's an editorial. If a full sheet of paper is missing, why weren't they in the fiche (back of page 1 must have been there) - forgotten? Experts come to help, please...
22-September-2013 2:34 am
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Username: Snard
Comment: I have encountered actual fiche where a single side of a page was missing, sometimes with one of the other pages scanned twice. It sounds like a case of poor quality control to me during the proofing process. But it's also possible that whoever scanned the fiche might have missed a page and not noticed.
22-September-2013 9:34 am
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Username: tilliban
Comment: Thank you very much for sorting this out!
 
 

Issue: #2
Published: January 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Victor Fox
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4. Second class permit. Copyright number 435190.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Samson
Credits: Pencils: Lou Fine | Inks: Lou Fine
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Samson

Comic Story (13 pages) The Attack of Dragor
Featuring: Samson
Credits: Script: Will Eisner ? [as Alex Boon] (signed) | Pencils: Alex Blum [as Alex Boon] (signed) | Inks: Alex Blum [as Alex Boon] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Samson Dragor (villain, Introduction) Ratonians (villains, Introduction)

Comic Story (6 pages) Rip-The-Blood
Featuring: Stardust
Synopsis: Stardust prevents Rip-the-Blood from tricking the United States into entering a war with Capania.
Credits: Script: Fletcher Hanks (signed) | Pencils: Fletcher Hanks (signed) | Inks: Fletcher Hanks (signed) | Letters: Fletcher Hanks
Genre: Science Fiction Superhero
Characters: Stardust Rip-The-Blood (villain, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (8 pages) Saladin's Hostage
Featuring: Golden Knight
Credits: Pencils: Grieg Chapian | Inks: Grieg Chapian
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: The Golden Knight [Sir Richard Of Warwick] Lady Elissa (introduction) Saladin (villain, Introduction) Saracens (villain)

Comic Story (6 pages) Sabotage Rampant In the U.S.A.
Featuring: Yank Wilson
Credits: Script: Jack Farr | Pencils: Jack Farr | Inks: Jack Farr | Letters: Jack Farr
Genre: War
Characters: Yank Wilson Count Lustig Von Blackgard (villain, Introduction) Czolgotz (villain, Introduction) Anschuluzz (villain, Introduction) Tryzvoin (villain, Introduction) Schuldoki (villain, Introduction)

Text Story (2 pages) West of Tanganyika
Credits: Script: Alan Defoe (signed) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (6 pages) The Battle of the Earth Against the Martian Ogres
Featuring: Space Smith
Synopsis: Space Smith and Dianna prevent Martian ogres from destroying the Earth.
Credits: Script: Fletcher Hanks [as Hank Christy] (signed) | Pencils: Fletcher Hanks [as Hank Christy] (signed) | Inks: Fletcher Hanks [as Hank Christy] (signed) | Letters: Fletcher Hanks
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Space Smith Dianna The Martians (villains)

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: Captain Kidd
Credits: Script: Toni Blum ? | Pencils: Bill Bossert | Inks: Bill Bossert
Characters: Captain Kidd The Voice (villain, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Professor Fiend
Credits: Script: Fred Schwab | Pencils: Fred Schwab | Inks: Fred Schwab | Letters: Fred Scawab
Characters: Professor Fiend

Comic Story (6 pages) Return To Mars
Featuring: Flick Falcon
Credits: Pencils: Don Rico ?; Claire Moe ? | Inks: Don Rico ?; Claire Moe ?
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Flick Falcon Three-Armed Men (villains) The Martians (villains)

Comic Story (7 pages) The Rebels of the Deep
Featuring: Sub Saunders
Credits: Pencils: Henry Kiefer [as Karl Kief] (signed) | Inks: Henry Kiefer [as Kark Kief] (signed)
Characters: Sub Saunders Naulus (villain, Death) The Frog-men (villains)

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