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Scanned from a coverless copy, so:
fc+bc from HAG; ifc+ibc from darkmark's fiche;
the rest:
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Issue: #17
Published: May 16, 1941, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: France Herron
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. 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. 2.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Capt. Marvel Knocks Out a Tank!
Genre: Superhero War
Characters: Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]

Comic Story (11 pages) The Threat to Sterling Morris
Synopsis: Mr. Morris is threatened by Spy Smasher with death because he was called to Washington D.C. to organize U.S. radio for its part in the defense program. Billy decides to call on Captain Marvel to act as bodyguard but in disguise. Although Morris averts danger, Marvel learns that Spy Smasher has stolen the army's newest and most secret weapon: a gas so deadly that there is no defense against it.
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] [aka Smith] Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong] Sterling Morris Pete Costanza (salesman, Un-named)

Comic Story (9 pages) The Sign of the Sheep
Genre: Western-frontier

Comic Story (8 pages) The Secret Airplane Base
Genre: Adventure

Comic Story (8 pages) Confrontation with Captain Marvel
Synopsis: Spy Smasher uses his Hypno-Ray Flashlight on a group of common laborers to put them under his spell, then uses the men to cause havoc and destruction. When the former hero begins using a cyclone machine of some kind, Captain Marvel vows to stop him.
Genre: Spy Superhero
Characters: Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong] Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] Eve Corby Jimmy Joe (laborer);

Comic Story (9 pages) Cave-In at the Bar-X Mine
Genre: Detective-mystery

Text Story (2 pages) Rollo Bollo "The Snake of Ceylon"
Credits: Pencils: Carl Formes | Inks: Carl Formes | Letters: Typeset

Comic Story (6 pages)
Synopsis: Maxinya is kidnapped by medieval knights whose King Richard wishes Hal's help in conquering all the tribes of the jungle.
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Maxinya King Richard (introduction) Sir Ganal [Sir Galan] (introduction) Doctor Voodoo [Hal Carey]

Comic Story (7 pages) The Kidnapped Cadet
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Trug (Villain) Man Of The Mountain (Villain Intro) Thoth (Intro)

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