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14-December-2011 7:43 pm
Username: theorbys
Comment: Zanzibar the Magician was disappointing in his third appearance. But the slack was taken up by Rex Dexter of Mars, where the art and delirious plot are working together better than ever, and that panel with the giant's eyeball was amazingly gruesome. Everything else was so so or less. One possible interesting thing is that on the inside front cover they announce the winners of the $1 letter writing contest. One of those winners is William Blatty of New York City. This might be the first paid writing of William Peter Blatty who would have been around 12 at the time and lived in New York City, and might have been nourishing his imagination with Mystery Men. Too bad they did not publish the letters,

Issue: #3
Published: October 1939, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Victor Fox
Color: Color Dimensions: 7 1/2" X 10 1/4" Paper Stock: Glossy Covers; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-Stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright number B 424746.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: The Green Mask
Credits: Pencils: Lou Fine | Inks: Lou Fine
Characters: The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]

Comic Story (9 pages) The Rule of J. J. Fakin
Featuring: The Green Mask
Credits: Pencils: Walter Frame | Inks: Walter Frame
Characters: The Green Mask [Michael Shelby] J. J. Fakin (first Appearance Villain Also Spelled "Faken")

Comic Story (6 pages) The Cone-Shaped Planet
Featuring: Rex Dexter
Synopsis: Rex and Cynde are exiled from Earth
Credits: Pencils: Dick Briefer | Inks: Dick Briefer
Characters: Rex Dexter Cynde

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Billy Bounce
Credits: Script: Norman Lee | Pencils: Norman Lee | Inks: Norman Lee

Comic Story (6 pages) The Railroad Robbery
Featuring: Chen Chang
Credits: Pencils: Munson Paddock [as Cecilia Munson] | Inks: Munson Paddock
Characters: V: Chen Chang

Comic Story (3 pages) Death Rides With the Jewel of Timboor
Featuring: Wing Turner
Credits: Pencils: George Tuska [ as Floyd Kelly] | Inks: George Tuska

Comic Story (5 pages) The Transatlantic Gamblers
Featuring: Lt. Drake
Credits: Pencils: Klaus Nordling | Inks: Klaus Nordling
Characters: Lt. Drake Basil Older (first Appearance Villain)

Comic Story (4 pages) The Case of the Missing Molars
Featuring: Hemlock Shomes
Credits: Script: Fred Schwab | Pencils: Fred Schwab | Inks: Fred Schwab

Text Story (2 pages) The Man With the Paraffin Beard
Credits: Script: Clyde H. Kleinert | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (4 pages) Villains of the Vulture Head Saloon
Featuring: Waco Kid
Credits: Pencils: Arthur Peddy | Inks: Arthur Peddy
Characters: Next App. In GREEN MASK #3

Comic Story (4 pages) The Loan Shark Racket
Featuring: Blue Beetle
Credits: Script: Will Eisner? | Pencils: Charles Nicholas | Inks: Charles Nicholas
Characters: The Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett] Spike And His Gang (first Appearance Villains)

Comic Story (4 pages) The Killings of Seurat Khan
Featuring: Inspector Bancroft
Credits: Pencils: Art Franklin | Inks: Art Franklln
Characters: Inspector Bancroft Seurat Khan (first Appearance Villain)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Mystery Sub
Featuring: D-13
Credits: Pencils: Bob Powell | Inks: Bob Powell
Characters: D-13 [Richard Anthony] The Nazis (villains)

Comic Story (4 pages) Elephant Attack
Featuring: Denny Scott
Credits: Pencils: John Lindermayer [as L. Mayor] | Inks: John Lindermayer [as L. Mayor]

Comic Story (4 pages) Sanchoo the Smuggler
Featuring: Zanzibar
Credits: Pencils: George Tuska | Inks: George Tuska
Characters: V: Sanchoo (I)

Character Profile (1 page)
Featuring: Famous Detectives
Credits: Script: Lee Harris ? [as Harris] (signed) | Pencils: Lee Harris [as Harris] (signed) | Inks: Lee Harris [as Harris] (signed)
Characters: Matthew Solomon (detective) Red Collins (villain, Bandit)

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