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December, 1943 - 300 dpi re-scan. Missing front cover; back cover damaged.
Front and complete back covers from Heritage. Inside front and complete inside back covers from existing scan.

Featuring Steel Sterling, Senor Banana, Applejacks, Ginger, Red Rube, Chimpy, and Wilbur.
Issue: #42
Published: December 1943, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 60, Editing: Harry Shorten
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover, Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Steel Sterling, Red Rube
Credits: Pencils: Harry Sahle | Inks: Harry Sahle
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Red Rube Steel Sterling

Comic Story (10 pages) The Space That Wasn't There
Synopsis: Professor Hector has invented a powerful ray gun that makes things change size.
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Steel Sterling [John Sterling] Sergeant Clancy McGinty Prof. Hector Weston

Comic Story (6 pages) The Secret Rubber Formula
Featuring: Senor Banana
Synopsis: Banana and Stencho are tricked into buying a bottle of liquid that turns leaves into rubber.
Credits: Script: Ed Goggin (signed) | Pencils: Harry Sahle (signed) | Inks: Terry Szenics (signed)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Senor Banana Stencho Odora Trickster

Comic Story (6 pages)
Synopsis: To earn 50 dollars the Applejack boys have to collect it from Wild Mountain Bill, who owes it to their pappy.
Genre: Humor
Characters: Slappy Applejack Happy Applejack Wild Mountain Bill

Text Story (2 pages) Genies Don't Kill
Synopsis: She sat up all night beside the coffin of her dead husband and in the morning they found her dead.
Credits: Script: Maurice Howard | Letters: typeset
Genre: Crime
Characters: Sergeant Duffy Mrs. Livingston Doc. Carter Mr. Cone Peter Rance

Comic Story (6 pages) The Haunted House
Featuring: Ginger
Synopsis: Ginger and Dotty have to go into the old haunted house to prove they don't believe in ghosts.
Credits: Script: Ed Goggin | Pencils: Claire Moe | Inks: Claire Moe
Genre: Teen
Characters: Ginger Snapp Dotty Miss Wheedle (teacher) Freddie Flamm

Comic Story (10 pages)
Synopsis: Dr. Hunter has a fortune hidden in a needle and a gang is out to steal it.
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Red Rube [Rueben Rueben] Dr. John Hunter Mrs. Hunter Dr. Blatherskee Blatherskee's Gang

Comic Story (6 pages)
Synopsis: The two Witches fight over Genie.
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Chimpy Genie Itchy Witch Twitchy Witch

Comic Story (6 pages) The Experiment
Featuring: Wilbur
Synopsis: Wilbur has become an air-raid warden.
Credits: Script: Ed Goggin? | Pencils: Betty Hershey (signed) | Inks: Betty Hershey (signed)
Genre: Teen
Characters: Wilbur Wilkin Principal Pimplerod Dotty

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