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Part 1 of 2, c2c, 100 pg, August 1941, Harvey
quite large fiche scans of very nice quality. Rolster scans.
Uploaded by musicdragon
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Comment: Attention all Black Cat fans! Here you find her very first appearance. (Last page is in part 2.) Thank you very much to musicdragon!
 
 

Issue: #1
Published: August 1941, Price: 0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD, Pages: 100, Editing: Alfred Harvey
Color: Color Cover Dimensions: Digest Size Paper Stock: Binding: Publishing Format:
Notes: Additional sequences by Gary Watson, 8/26/2006. POCKET COMICS, Volume 1, number 1, August 1941. Published bi-monthly by Alfred Harvey, 55 West 42nd Street, New York, N. Y. Application for entry as second class matter pending at the Post Office in New York. Copyright 1941, by Alfred Harvey, New York, N. Y., U. S. A. Price 10 cents per copy. In Canada 15 cents per copy. Subscription for six issues, 60 cents in U. S. A. (Other countries 85 cents). Contents must not be reproduced without written permission. No actual person is named or delineated in this fiction magazine. Printed in U. S. A.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Spirit of '76
Credits: Pencils: Joe Simon | Inks: Joe Simon
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Spirit Of '76

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Contest

Comic Story (12 pages) The Saboteur from Hell
Featuring: Satan
Synopsis: Satan makes the mistake of trying to sabotage Camp Porter in his mad campaign to undermine the U.S. program to defend democracy.
Credits: Script: Otto Binder [as Eando Binder] (signed) | Pencils: Pierce Rice | Inks: Arturo Cazeneuve ?; Louis Cazeneuve ?
Genre: Horror-suspense
Characters: Private Air Cadet Jim Brady Lieutenant Patricia Randall (nurse) Satan (villain, Introduction, Mad Dictator Of The Underworld) Adolf Hitler (villain) Un-named Members Of Satan's Gang (villains, Introduction For All, Many Die)

Comic Story (12 pages) Origin of the Red Blazer
Featuring: The Red Blazer
Synopsis: Jack comes upon the scene of an aged man burying someone, and discovers that he is Dr. Morgan, a scientist who invented the space cruiser and flew to Mars in 1901. Slipping Dawson a drink, the young man passes out and is taken to the heaviside layer by the scientist, where astro-pyro rays advanced the young man's evolutionary stage a few pegs. He returns to Earth to battle criminals who are looting cities and murdering residents.
Credits: Pencils: Al Avison [as A. Avison] (signed) | Inks: Al Avison [as A. Avison] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Red Blazer [Jack Dawson] (introduction, Origin) Kagah (Martian, Assistant To Dr. Morgan, Death) Dr. Morgan (scientist, Inventor Of A Space Cruiser) Doc Breenan (villain)

Comic Story (12 pages) Origin of the Spirit of '76
Featuring: Spirit of '76
Synopsis: Gary is attending West Point, but his family tradition of serving in the military spurs him on to action before he graduates, and what better way than taking on Luftwaffe Captain Hoch, whose "Khaki Shirts" are planning to dynamite West Point.
Credits: Script: ? [as Major Ralston] | Pencils: Edd Ashe | Inks: Edd Ashe
Genre: Adventure Superhero
Characters: Spirit Of '76 [Gary Blakely] (introduction And Origin) Major Ralston (Gary's Grandfather) Captain Blakely (Gary's Father) Tubby (Cadet Friend Of Gary's) Captain Hoch (villain) The Nazis (villains)

Comic Story (12 pages) Origin of the Black Cat
Featuring: Black Cat
Credits: Script: Alfred Harvey | Pencils: Barbara Hall | Inks: Barbara Hall
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Black Cat [Linda Turner] (introduction And Origin) Rick Horne (introduction) Garboil (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (12 pages) Origin of the Phantom Sphinx
Featuring: The Phantom Sphinx
Synopsis: Dr. Salle and his companions discover a long lost tomb that contains the remains of General Amron, who was put into a hypnotic sleep by his father some 6000 years before. However, a notorious bandit named Norton kills all the explorers, reads Salle's notes, then revives the mummy using a Star Sirius, a pebble and the eyes of the mummy. Rising from his long sleep, the mummy, heeding the words of his father, becomes the Phantom Sphinx, and avenges the wrongs that have been done.
Credits: Pencils: Pierce Rice | Inks: Louis Cazeneuve
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Phantom Sphinx [General Amron] (introduction, Origin) Dr. Salle (scientist, Introduction) Nancy Taylor (American Reporter) Red Norton (villain, Bandit, Death) Suliman The Terrible (villain, Transformed Into A Camel)

Comic Story (12 pages) Origin of British Agent 99
Featuring: British Agent 99
Synopsis: Traveling to Belgrade, Yugoslavia, on his first assignment, in the disguise of an American reporter, Agent 99 saves a young girl from the Nazis, and tells her that he is there in Yugoslavia to protect her from Gestapo agents.
Credits: Script: ? [as William Churchill, Jr.] (signed) | Pencils: Arturo Cazeneuve ?; Pierce Rice ? | Inks: Arturo Cazeneuve ?
Genre: Adventure War
Characters: British Agent 99 [Alan Douglas, Aka Hal Payne As An American Reporter] (introduction, Origin, Former Hollywood Star) General Douglas (flashback, Alan's Father, Death) Sultana Zaida Chuck Herr Karl Vern (villain) Fritz (villain) Heinrich (villain, Vern's Chauffeur) The Nazis (villains)

Comic Story (12 pages) John Doyle Convicted of Murder
Featuring: The Zebra
Synopsis: Sentenced to death for murder because of the actions of politicians protecting the real culprit, John Doyle escapes from prison to track down the murderer, and discovers that his girl friend has been kidnapped by criminals who believe she knows more about the actual murderer than she should.
Credits: Script: ? [as "Ellery King"] (signed) | Pencils: Pierce Rice | Inks: Arthur Cazeneuve; Louis Cazeneuve ?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Zebra [John Doyle] (introduction, Origin) Mary Sewell (Doyle's Girlfriend) Happy Mike (villain, Political Boss) Slug (villain)

Text Article (2 pages)
Featuring: Meet the Stars

Text Story (4 pages) The Zebra's Murder Case
Featuring: Zebra
Credits: Script: ? (Ellery King) | Pencils: Pierce Rice? | Inks: Pierce Rice?

Comic Story (4 pages) The Mysterious Island
Featuring: Spin Hawkins
Characters: Spin Hawkins (introduction)

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)

Filler (1 page)
Featuring: Ditto
Credits: Pencils: Byghe

Filler (1 page)
Featuring: Best Laughs of the Month

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)

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