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Filesize: 41.01 MB
Uploader: Michael Barnes
Downloads: 1666
Views: 7935
Rating: Admin Rating: n/a Avg. User Rating: 8   with 11 votes
Now with the back cover added from Heritage
December, 1940; paper, missing ifc, ibc; not my scan

27-December-2008 8:51 pm
Username: Michael Barnes
Comment: Scanned by bhcomics
11-March-2009 10:11 am
Username: glammazon
Comment: I still remember how the S.P.C.A. pulled a girl named Mary out of her cruel foster parents' home on a Cruelty To Animals warrant after a lady discovered her sad circumstances. It was a wonderful act of kindness and I was very touched by it. Mary's case was the first known successful child rescue that I am aware of.
11-April-2009 10:28 pm
Username: Richard Kahl
Comment: A nice clear scan. Ace resuscitated a couple of it's old pulp hero's for this comic. The Raven appears to be the Moon Man under a different name, and X the Phantom Fed is the comic book version of Secret Agent X. A very enjoyable book well worth a download.
10-December-2010 6:16 pm
Username: AlabasterRussmore
Comment: Excellent scan and a fab read. Many thanks original scanner for the efforts and for sharing the magic!!!!
25-November-2011 10:19 pm
Username: theorbys
Comment: The last story, Whiz Wilson, scientific genius with a futuroscope (strapped to his body) that shifts him around in time and space (including interstellar travel) with great precision, is kind of cool, and my favorite here. It has typical GA kinetic narrative energy but with an unusual, and imaginative, premise. I hope to be able to read more of his adventures. I just remembered that Alan Moore in the later Miracleman stories had a race called Warpsmiths who could move any distance in space (not time) instantly and it was a formidable power, Whiz uses his device with the same kind of ingenuity Moore used, more so even since Whiz can move about in time too, and the narrative logic of it all is strong.

Volume: #1, Issue: #4
Published: December 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Aaron A. Wyn
Color: Full Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-Stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: formerly SURE-FIRE COMICS
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Flash Lightning
Credits: Pencils: Harry Lucey (signed) | Inks: Harry Lucey (signed)

Comic Story (15 pages) "In mystic Egypt the Old Man of the Pyramids bestowed upon Flash Lightning..."
Featuring: Flash Lightning
Credits: Pencils: Harry Lucey? | Inks: Harry Lucey?

Comic Story (10 pages) "Secret and silent as a shadow..."
Featuring: Raven

Comic Story (10 pages) "Two super-speed armored trucks..."
Featuring: X, the Phantom Fed
Credits: Pencils: Maurice Gutwirth?

Comic Story (8 pages) "Nothing like taking it easy on this farm we rented for the summer"
Featuring: Ace McCoy

Comic Story (4 pages) "Gosh!"
Featuring: Hap Hazard

Comic Story (8 pages) "Wandering over the highways and byways of the country..."
Featuring: Marvo the Magician
Genre: Superhero

Text Story (2 pages) The Golden Siesta
Credits: Script: Clint Douglas | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (7 pages) "This was once the big South American city, San Marino."
Featuring: Whiz Wilson

  The data in the above section is courtesy of the Grand Comics Database™ under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

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