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First appearance of Fighting Yank!

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Volume: #4, Issue: #1 (10)
Published: September 1941, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Ned Pines
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: The indicia lists the volume and issue number as, "Vol. 4, No. 1". 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. 3.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Introducing The Fighting Yank
Featuring: The Fighting Yank
Credits: Pencils: Elmer Wexler | Inks: Elmer Wexler
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Fighting Yank [Bruce Carter III] Joan Farwell Nazis

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Featuring: Real Life Comics
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy)
Characters: Lawrence Of Arabia Stephen Decatur Daniel Boone Alfred B. Nobel

Comic Story (15 pages)
Featuring: The Fighting Yank
Synopsis: General Washington sends Bruce Carter out with vital dispatches and wants him to take them through enemy lines, but Bruce is killed in doing so. However, his spirit survives and roams to deal with any danger to the nation that arises. Eventually, his ghost appears to the third in his ancestral line 150 years later, and Bruce Carter III becomes the Fighting Yank, battler of America's enemies.
Credits: Script: Richard E. Hughes (signed) | Pencils: Jon L. Blummer [as Jon Blummer] (signed) | Inks: Jon L. Blummer [as Jon Blummer] (signed) | Letters: Jon L. Blummer ?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Fighting Yank [Bruce Carter III] (introduction, Origin) Bruce Carter I (introduction, Death, Reappearance As A Ghost) Mr. Carter (John's Father) Joan Farwell George Washington Frank Walton (villain, Introduction) Bernhard (villain) Joe (villain) Un-named Nazi Spies (villains, Introduction For All, Some Die) Tom Senator Walton

Comic Story (13 pages)
Featuring: Captain Future
Synopsis: Nazi spies kidnap American scientists to perfect an artillery invention that improves accuracy.
Credits: Pencils: Kin Platt [as Kin] | Inks: Kin Platt [as Kin]
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Craven Otto Other Nazi Spies Captain Future [Andrew Bryant] Agatha Adams Grace Adams Loft Henty Dr. Adams

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: Ace Buckley
Synopsis: Toni and Ace travel back in time to Peru in the year 1824 to witness the battle of Ayacucho.
Credits: Pencils: Max Plaisted | Inks: Max Plaisted
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: President James Monroe Simon Bolivar Ace Buckley Toni Stark Canterac George Canning General Sucre

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Biff Powers Big Game Hunter
Synopsis: Biff Powers travels to Africa to capture an unusual tiger for the Carson Circus.
Credits: Pencils: August Froehlich | Inks: August Froehlich
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Vernon (villain, Introduction, Death) Minton (Introduction) Biff Powers Tom Carson Marcia Beale Weki

Text Story (1 page) The Half Pint
Synopsis: Wally Ford finds ways to help his baseball team even though he is riding the pine.
Credits: Script: Charles S. Strong | Letters: typeset
Genre: Sports
Characters: Wally Ford Sgt. Barry Phillips Joe Lynch

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Detective Sgt. Burke
Synopsis: Sgt. Burke rounds up a gang of bandits operating within the night club district.
Credits: Pencils: Kin Platt ? | Inks: Kin Platt ?
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Monty Soames (villain, Introduction) Ape (introduction) Sgt. Burke Sadie Danny Foster

Text Story (1 page) Lucy's Knitting
Synopsis: Lucy is kidnapped for ransom, but she finds a way to tip off her location to her parents using her knitting.
Credits: Script: Kelvin McKay | Letters: typeset
Genre: Crime
Characters: Lucy Talbot Butch Corbin Fred Talbot

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: G-Man Dalton
Synopsis: Dalton breaks up a counterfeiting ring.
Credits: Pencils: Leo Morey | Inks: Leo Morey
Genre: Crime
Characters: James Flag (Introduction, Villain) G-Man Dalton William Blake

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (2 pages) Results of Contest No. 7
Synopsis: Listing of the winners of Startling Comics Contest No. 7.
Credits: Letters: typeset

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Watch For The Black Terror
Featuring: The Black Terror
Synopsis: Ad for The Black Terror in Exciting Comics.
Characters: Black Terror

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: The Masked Rider
Credits: Pencils: John Daly | Inks: John Daly
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Shep Hogan (introduction, Villain) The Masked Rider Inspector Lynes Jack Deering Claire Deering Dr. Clark Chuck Zeb Jeff

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Featuring: American Crusader
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy)
Characters: American Crusader

Advertisement (1 page)
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: ?; typeset

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