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Issue: #1
Published: November 1939, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Louis Silberkleit; Harry Chesler
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 4. Second class periodical. Copyright number 432477.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Meet Rang-A-Tang
Featuring: Rang-A-Tang
Credits: Pencils: Edd Ashe ? | Inks: Edd Ashe ?
Genre: Animal Detective-mystery
Characters: Rang-A-Tang (dog) Detective Hy Speed

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Hold That Line!
Credits: Script: Jack Cole (signed) | Pencils: Jack Cole (signed) | Inks: Jack Cole (signed)
Genre: Humor

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Hello
Featuring: Just a Moment

Comic Story (6 pages) Origin of Rang-a-Tang
Featuring: Rang-A-Tang
Synopsis: Rang-A-Tang, the wonder dog, is a dog at a small carnival, but escapes from his cruel trainer and was living in the streets until he saves Detective Speed’s life. After helping him, he gets full status with the police department.
Credits: Script: Norman Danberg (signed) | Pencils: Edd Ashe ? | Inks: Edd Ashe ?
Genre: Animal Detective-mystery
Characters: Rang-A-Tang (a Dog) (introduction) Hy Speed (detective, Introduction) Amazing Boy [Ritchie Waters] Blackie Blade (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (10 pages) The Mexidian Raiders
Featuring: Dan Hastings
Credits: Script: Otto Binder ?; Ken Fitch ? | Pencils: Clem Gretter | Inks: Clem Gretter
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Dan Hastings Dr. Carter Bob Carter Gloria Carter Europas (villain) Ursulis (villain)

Comic Story (5 pages) A Bad Bargain
Featuring: Buck Stacey
Synopsis: In the Old West, Buck, considered a "range detective", is hired to find some cattle rustlers by ranch owner Sandra Cummings, eventually capturing both the rustlers and the heart of Sandra.
Credits: Pencils: W. M. Allison | Inks: W. M. Allison
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Buck Stacey (range Detective, Introduction) Sandra Cummings (rancher) Steve Vance (villain, Crooked Rancher) Ben Hackerman (villain, Foreman)

Activity (1 page)
Featuring: Brain-Teasers

Comic Story (2 pages) The Picnic
Featuring: Foxy Grandpa
Credits: Script: Jack Cole | Pencils: Jack Cole | Inks: Jack Cole
Genre: Humor Sports

Comic Story (2 pages) The Trap
Featuring: Sugar, Honey, and Huggin'
Credits: Script: Dick Ryan (signed) | Pencils: Dick Ryan (signed) | Inks: Dick Ryan (signed) | Colours: ? (black, white, and red)
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Sugar Honey Huggin' (three Bears) Billy Fox (Introduction, Villain)

Comic Story (3 pages) Secret Agent--B.O.
Featuring: Ima Slooth
Credits: Script: Jack Cole (signed) | Pencils: Jack Cole (signed) | Inks: Jack Cole (signed) | Colours: ? (black, white, and red)
Genre: Humor
Characters: Ima Slooth (introduction)

Cartoon (1 page)
Featuring: Laughs
Credits: Script: Dick Ryan (signed) | Pencils: Dick Ryan (signed) | Inks: Dick Ryan (signed) | Colours: ? (black, white, and red)
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (2 pages) The Big Fight
Featuring: Boodini the Great
Credits: Script: Fred Schwab | Pencils: Fred Schwab | Inks: Fred Schwab
Genre: Humor
Characters: Boodini (a Magician / Escape Artist)

Comic Story (5 pages) The Radium Ore Robber
Featuring: Burk of the Briny
Credits: Pencils: Frank Frollo ? | Inks: Frank Frollo ? | Colours: ? (black, white, and red)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Jack Burk (introduction) Johnson (villain, Dies)

Text Article (1 page)
Featuring: Ages of Animals
Credits: Pencils: Richard Speed ? | Inks: Richard Speed ? | Colours: ? (black, white, and red)
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (2 pages) Down With the King
Featuring: King Kole's Court
Credits: Script: George Nagle (signed) | Pencils: Jack Cole | Inks: Jack Cole
Genre: Humor Fantasy Historical
Characters: King Kole

Comic Story (6 pages) Village of Missing Men
Featuring: Joe Jordan
Synopsis: Major Joe Jordan and Denny are with the Diamond Patrol in Africa to investigate smugglers, illegal mining, etc., and they are after a man named Barrett, who holds women and children of a native village hostage to force the natives to reveal the location of and mine the stones for him and his gang.
Credits: Script: ? [as Cliff Thorndyke] (signed) | Pencils: Rafael Astarita ? | Inks: Rafael Astarita ?
Genre: Adventure Jungle
Characters: Joe Jordan Of The Diamond Patrol (introduction) Denny (introduction) Barrett (villain, Introduction) Barrett's Gang (villains, Introduction For All)

Text Story (5 pages) Death Around the Bend
Credits: Script: Pat Gleason | Pencils: Ed Ashe ? | Inks: Ed Ashe ? | Letters: Typeset
Genre: Adventure Jungle
Characters: Jim Steele

Comic Story (4 pages) The Man In the Moon
Featuring: Little Nemo
Credits: Script: Bob McCay | Pencils: Bob McCay | Inks: Bob McCay
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Little Nemo Dr. Pill Flip The Man In The Moon (villain) A Moon Man

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: It's Really A Fact
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (7 pages) The Murderous "Red" Keenan Gang
Featuring: Crime On the Run
Credits: Script: Jack Cole (signed) | Pencils: Jack Cole (signed) | Inks: Jack Cole (signed)
Genre: Non-fiction Crime
Characters: Detective Cody Lieutenant Storey Keenan Gang (villains)

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