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Flatbed 300 dpi paper scan from a complete copy. Front and back covers from HA.

15-May-2023 2:41 am
Username: Yoc
Comment: Another great scan, thanks AD!

Volume: #1, Issue: #2 (2)
Published: May 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Ned Pines [as N.L. Pines] (president)
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover, Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
Notes: Some info verified using a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/). On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 448583.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Ted Crane
Credits: Pencils: L. North | Inks: L. North
Characters: Ted Crane

Comic Story (10 pages) Ted Crane and the Leopard Men
Featuring: Ted Crane
Credits: Pencils: George Mandel [as Geo Mandel] (signed) | Inks: George Mandel [as Geo Mandel] (signed)
Characters: Ted Crane (first Appearance) Prof. Hawkins (first Appearance) Betty Hawkins (first Appearance) The Leopard Men (first Appearance, Villains) Bullard (first Appearance, Villain)

Comic Story (10 pages) Marooned on Mercury
Featuring: The Space Rovers
Credits: Pencils: Max Plaisted | Inks: Max Plaisted
Characters: Ted Hunt (first Appearance) Jane Martin (first Appearance) Dr. Matthew Martin (first Appearance) Mercurian Cave-people (first Appearance) Flaedo (first Appearance, Villain, Death) Zado (first Appearance, Villain) King Of Thian (first Appearance, Villain) Otto (first Appearance, Villain) Another Spy (first Appearance, Villain)

Comic Story (8 pages) The Second Theseus
Featuring: Son of the Gods
Credits: Script: George Mandel | Pencils: George Mandel | Inks: George Mandel | Colours: George Mandel
Characters: Dr. John Thesson [the Modern Theseus] (first Appearance, Origin) Theseus (first Appearance) Ariadne (first Appearance) Aegeus (first Appearance) Minos (first Appearance, Flashback) Prof. Craig (first Appearance) Perphetes (first Appearance, Villain, Death, Flashback) Sinis (first Appearance, Villain, Death, Flashback) Minotaur (first Appearance, Villain, Death, Flashback) Procostous [Procrustes] (first Appearance, Villain) Cercion (first Appearance, Villain, Death)

Comic Story (7 pages) The Knowles Case
Featuring: Dan Williams, Private Investigator
Credits: Pencils: Ray Lowry | Inks: Ray Lowry
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Dan Williams Patricia Knowles (first Appearance) Edward Knowles (first Appearance, Villain, Death)

Comic Story (5 pages) On the Western Front
Featuring: Sergeant Bill King
Credits: Pencils: Leonard Sansone | Inks: Leonard Sansone
Characters: Sergeant Bill King Nazis (villains)

Text Story (1 page) The Grey Rider
Credits: Script: Jackson Cole | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (8 pages) Mystery of the Lost Mine
Featuring: The Masked Rider
Characters: The Masked Rider (first Appearance Only Appearance) The Specter [Jim Sanford] (first Appearance Villain)

Comic Story (8 pages) Theft of the Tank Plans
Featuring: The Sphinx
Credits: Pencils: Kin Platt ? | Inks: Kin Platt ?
Characters: The Sphinx [Ellsworth Forrester] (first Appearance) Marjorie Grover (first Appearance) Thomsen (first Appearance Villain) Saunders (first Appearance Other Spies (first Appearance Villains)

Text Story (1 page) Masked Bandit
Credits: Script: Donald Bayne Hobart | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (6 pages) The Mask Returns
Featuring: The Mask
Credits: Pencils: Raymond Thayer [as Thayer] (signed) | Inks: Raymond Thayer [as Thayer] (signed)
Characters: The Mask [Tony Colby] Olly Snate (villain Death) Otto Fox (first Appearance Villain

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