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Scan of a complete mid-grade copy of America's Best #3. First appearance of Pyroman. Upgrade from fiche only copy on DCM.
Front and back cover scans are from an Epson flat bed scanner. Inner cover and page scans from a CZUR ET24 Pro overhead scanner.
Volume: #1, Issue: #3 (3)
Published: November 1942, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Ned Pines
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Newsprint 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. 4.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Pyroman; Black Terror
Characters: Black Terror [Bob Benton] Pyroman [Dick Martin] Doc Strange (inset) Capt. Future (inset) The Liberator (inset)

Comic Story (12 pages) The Mars Factor
Featuring: Pyroman
Synopsis: Adolf Hitler comes up with the idea to use Mars to help defeat America. He pays Schnubel to use a projector he has developed that can simulate Mars' atmosphere on earth. Schnubel uses his projector on the city and it is up to Pyroman to figure out how to stop him.
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Adolf Hitler (villain) Nazis (villain) Schnubel (villain, Introduction, Death) Boxer (villain, Introduction, Death) Another Agent (villain, Introduction, Death)

Text Story (1 page) The Law Dog
Credits: Script: Tex Mumford | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (13 pages) The Mystery Submarine
Featuring: Doc Strange
Synopsis: Doc and Mike tackle the mystery of mysterious planes prowling the sky at night, only to disappear when Army fighters go aloft. Once they discover the Japanese are using a submarine aircraft carrier, they go in for the kill.
Credits: Pencils: Jack Binder [as Binder] (signed) | Inks: Jack Binder [as Binder] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Doc Strange [Dr. Hugo Strange] Mike Virginia Nomura (villain, Introduction) The Japanese (villains)

Comic Story (13 pages) Carney's Graft Racket
Featuring: Black Terror
Characters: Augie Carney (villain, Introduction) Lt. Dean (villain, Introduction) Adam Green (introduction, Death) Chase (introduction, Death)

Text Story (1 page) Baldur Takes the Cake
Credits: Script: Charles S. Strong | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (11 pages) The Garroter
Featuring: Liberator
Characters: The Garroter (villain, Introduction) Torquo (villain, Introduction) Kranz (villain, Introduction)

Text Story (1 page) Roll Out the Barrels
Credits: Script: Sam Brant | Letters: typeset
Characters: Jimmy Blue

Comic Story (10 pages) The Scourge Strikes
Featuring: Captain Future
Credits: Pencils: Kin Platt | Inks: Kin Platt
Characters: The Scourge (villain, Introduction, Death?)

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