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April 1942 All Paper c2c Lev Gleason/Comic House

Featuring the introductory 1st appearance of Basil Wolverton's Scoop Scuttle and Bill Everett art on the introduction of Red Reed, along with Dick Briefer's Pirate Prince and Bob Montana art on Dickie Dean
All paper scan.
Some pages are by digital camera.
Issue: #20
Published: April 1942, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing:
Color: Full Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-Stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
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. 2.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Outnumbered a Hundred to One!
Featuring: Ned of the Navy
Genre: War
Characters: Ned Of The Navy

Table Of Contents (1 page) An Inside Tip Read Every Word! Silver Streak Comics Is Not a School Book!
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (12 pages)
Featuring: The Saint
Synopsis: The Saint goes to Libya to fight the Axis.
Genre: Adventure Detective-mystery
Characters: The Saint [Simon Templar] Patricia Holm Hoppy Uniatz

Comic Story (7 pages) The Animal Imagination Lamp
Featuring: Dickie Dean
Synopsis: Dickie's latest invention has Zip seeing things.
Genre: Adventure Humor
Characters: Dickie Dean Zip Todd

Comic Story (8 pages) Elcadorian Jailbreak
Featuring: Red Reed in the Americas!
Synopsis: Red and Jose fly to Florida when they hear that a friend of theirs, Pedro, has washed up on the beach, nearly dead. When they question him, they discover that Elcador is in the midst of a revolution, with the government cowed by a bandit named Pancho Zano. Red and Jose decide to go to Elcador to aid the government forces.
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Red Reed (introduction) Jose Navarro (introduction) Pedro Cazzar (introduction) Mr. North (sailor, Introduction) General Cados (Elcador Leader, Introduction) Tito (Pedro's House Servant, Introduction) Senorita Mollie Day (Jose's Father's Secretary) Mr. Navarro (Jose's Father, Introduction) Mrs. Navarro (Jose's Mother, Introduction) Juan (Jose's Friend, Introduction) Pancho Zano (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (2 pages) Barn Fire
Featuring: Country Maneuvers
Genre: Drama Humor

Comic Story (6 pages) The Disguised Aircraft Carrier
Featuring: Ned of the Navy
Genre: Adventure War
Characters: Ned Hale

Comic Story (5 pages) Juke Jacket
Featuring: Alonzo Appleseed
Genre: Humor
Characters: Alonzo Appleseed Pa Appleseed Ma Appleseed

Comic Story (6 pages) Shipload of Brides
Featuring: The Pirate Prince
Genre: Adventure Humor Historical
Characters: The Pirate Prince Harry Sally Blenda Captain Jukes

Text Story (2 pages) The Man Who Vanished
Credits: Letters: typeset
Characters: Big Shot Narkin Detective Mike Dolan

Comic Story (4 pages) Introducing Scoop Scuttle
Featuring: Scoop Scuttle
Genre: Humor
Characters: Scoop Scuttle (intro) Frantic Fred The City Ed Luke Leerlip Winnie Wetwit

Comic Story (8 pages) The Volcano of Death
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Captain Battle [Jonathan Battle] Hale Battle Baron Doom (villain)

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