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This is mostly the same we had, but it now has a better Heritage front cover. It has the missing back cover and the inside back cover has been relocated to the correct spot.
Issue: #1
Published: November 1947, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Kenneth L. Hall (executive editor)
Color: Color Cover; Color Interior Dimensions: Issues #1-8 Are 7.5" X 10.875" (taller Than Standard Comics); #9-13 Are 7.5" X 10.375" (standard Golden Age Size) Paper Stock: Newsprint Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Indicia gives George J. Hecht as President, Elliot A. Caplin as Publisher and Ralph O. Ellsworth as Art Director. Original index by Craig Delich (November 2005). "Jack Armstrong Adventure Magazine" on cover only.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Jack Armstrong Solves the Arctic Mystery
Featuring: Jack Armstrong
Credits: Pencils: Howard Larsen | Inks: Howard Larsen | Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Jack Armstrong

Foreword, Introduction, Preface, Afterword (1 page) Meet Jack Armstrong and His Friends
Featuring: Jack Armstrong
Synopsis: Found on the inside front cover, this text/illustrated article informs readers about all the characters who appear in the Jack Armstrong feature.
Credits: Pencils: Howard Larsen | Inks: Howard Larsen | Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Jack Armstrong Billy Fairfield Betty Fairfield Jim Fairfield Vic Hardy Professor Proteus

Comic Story (8 pages) Jack Armstrong Solves the Arctic Mystery
Featuring: Jack Armstrong
Credits: Pencils: Howard Larsen | Inks: Howard Larsen
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Jack Armstrong

Advertisement (1 page) Wally Butts
Featuring: Wheaties; General Mills
Synopsis: Profile of Wally Butts, football coach of the Georgia Bulldogs.
Genre: Sports
Characters: Wally Butts

Character Profile (2 pages) Edgar Little Jr.
Featuring: Jack Armstrong's All-American Award
Synopsis: Text and illustrated true story of Edward Little Jr., of Handsboro, Miss., who rescued five men from an Army bomber that crashed in a bay near his home.
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Edward Little, Jr. Frank Thompson

Comic Story (4 pages) The Case of the Forgetful Forger
Featuring: Vic Hardy's Crime Lab
Synopsis: Vic discovers serial numbers were changed on some stolen bond certificates.
Credits: Pencils: Ed Smalle (signed) | Inks: Ed Smalle (signed)
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Vic Hardy Chief Dale

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (0 pages) Subscription Coupons
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (12 pages) Jack Armstrong vs. the Man of a Million Faces
Featuring: Jack Armstrong
Credits: Pencils: Howard Larsen | Inks: Howard Larsen
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Jack Armstrong Professor Proteus (villain)

Text Story (2 pages) Change of Pace
Credits: Script: George D. Lipscomb (signed) | Pencils: Edd Ashe (signed) | Inks: Edd Ashe (signed) | Letters: ?; typeset
Genre: Adventure

Comic Story (2 pages) Slaughter's Mad Dash in the 1946 World Series
Featuring: Famous Split-Seconds in Sports
Synopsis: St. Louis Cardinals' Enos Slaughter surprisingly scores from first base on a routine single for the winning run of the 1946 World Series.
Credits: Script: Phil Berube ? | Pencils: Phil Berube ? | Inks: Phil Berube ?
Genre: Sports
Characters: Enos Slaughter Harry Walker

Comic Story (4 pages) Simba Bwana - Lion Master
Synopsis: When a lion attacks his cattle, a young Masai boy kills it with a spear.
Credits: Pencils: Jack Sparling ? | Inks: Jack Sparling ?
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Simba Bwana [Akhu]

Comic Story (5 pages) Angel of Mercy With Water-Wings
Featuring: A New Betty Fairfield Adventure
Synopsis: Nurse Emma Webster and Betty rescue a child during a flood and spend the night in a make-shift first aid station in a church.
Credits: Pencils: Jack Sparling ? | Inks: Jack Sparling ?
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Betty Fairfield Emma Webster

Advertisement (1 page) List of ABC Stations Carrying Jack Armstrong Program
Featuring: ABC
Credits: Letters: typeset

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Will You Help Us?
Featuring: Parents' Magazine Press
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (1 page) Hal Newhouser
Featuring: Sports Champs
Synopsis: Profile of Detroit Tigers' pitcher Hal Newhouser, who won 25 or more games in 1944, 1945, and 1946.
Credits: Script: Phil Berube (signed) | Pencils: Phil Berube (signed) | Inks: Phil Berube (signed)
Genre: Non-fiction Sports
Characters: Hal Newhouser

Comic Story (4 pages) Billy Rings the Bell
Featuring: Billy Fairfield's Cartoons of His Own Misadventures
Synopsis: Billy goes on a muscle-building program to win a prize at an amusement park, but gets a surprise the day of the contest.
Credits: Pencils: Vic Herman | Inks: Vic Herman
Genre: Humor Teen
Characters: Billy Fairfield Billy's Mother Billy's Sister

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Action Suspense Thrills
Featuring: Parents' Magazine Press
Credits: Letters: typeset
Characters: Jack Armstrong (cameo) Billy Fairfield (cameo) Betty Fairfield (cameo) Vic Hardy (cameo)

Advertisement (1 page) Be the Talk of the Town with a New Monark Super Deluxe
Featuring: Monark Silver King
Credits: Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page) Fellers-Here's a Dream of a Game!
Featuring: Electric Game Co., Inc.

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