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Issue: #4
Published: October 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Will Eisner
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 4.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Torpedo Islands of Death
Featuring: Uncle Sam
Credits: Pencils: Lou Fine | Inks: Lou Fine
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Uncle Sam Buddy Smith Wonder Boy (inset) Sally O'Neil (inset) Merlin (inset)

Comic Story (9 pages) The Floating Islands
Featuring: Uncle Sam
Credits: Script: Will Eisner | Pencils: Dan Zolnerowich? | Inks: Dan Zolnerowich?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Uncle Sam Nazis (villains)

Comic Story (6 pages) Barry Gilmore Returns
Featuring: Sally O'Neil Policewoman
Credits: Script: Toni Blum | Pencils: Chuck Mazoujian | Inks: Chuck Mazoujian
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Sally O'Neil Barry Gilmore William Taylor (first Appearance) Jason And His Gang (first Appearance Villains)

Comic Story (5 pages) The Paperweight Championship
Featuring: Kid Patrol
Credits: Pencils: Charles Nicholas | Inks: Charles Nicholas
Genre: Adventure Humor Children
Characters: Kid Patrol Brass Knuckles (first Appearance Villain) Nip (first Appearance Tuck (first Appearance

Comic Story (6 pages) Plane Sabotage
Featuring: Prop Powers
Credits: Pencils: Witmer Williams? | Inks: Witmer Williams?
Genre: Aviation
Characters: Prop Powers

Comic Story (5 pages) Steckar's Insurance Racket
Featuring: Pen Miller
Credits: Script: Klaus Nordling | Pencils: Klaus Nordling | Inks: Klaus Nordling
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Pen Miller Joe Steckar (first Appearance Villain) Louie The Lout (first Appearance Other Crooks (first Appearance Villains) Pen's Publisher (first Appearance)

Comic Story (6 pages) Dinosaurs Out West
Featuring: Wonder Boy
Credits: Script: Toni Blum | Pencils: John Celardo | Inks: John Celardo
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Wonder Boy

Comic Story (5 pages) The Man from 1940
Featuring: Cyclone
Credits: Script: ? [as Tony Rawlins (byline)] | Pencils: Henry Kiefer | Inks: Henry Kiefer
Genre: Science Fiction Superhero
Characters: Cyclone Un-named Old Man (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (5 pages) A Bout of Homesickness
Featuring: Kid Dixon
Credits: Pencils: George Tuska | Inks: George Tuska
Genre: Sports
Characters: Kid Dixon [Danny "Kid" Dixon] "Tiger" Tom Griffin (first Appearance Villain) Mrs. Higgins (first Appearance) Katherine Higgins (first Appearance)

Text Story (2 pages) Page Boy Vigilante
Featuring: Yankee Doodle Boy
Credits: Script: Toni Blum [as Anthony Lamb] | Letters: typeset
Characters: Yankee Doodle Boy

Comic Story (6 pages) Stone's Big Score
Featuring: Paul Bunyan
Credits: Script: Herman Bolstein? | Pencils: John Celardo | Inks: John Celardo
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Paul Bunyan Johnson (first Appearance) Stone And His Gangsters (first Appearance Villains)

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Windy Breeze
Credits: Script: Bill Newcombe | Pencils: Bill Newcombe | Inks: Bill Newcombe
Genre: Humor
Characters: Windy Breeze

Comic Story (7 pages) Ophar Jewel Stolen
Featuring: Merlin the Magician
Credits: Script: ? [as Lance Blackwood] (signed) | Pencils: Dan Zolnerowich [as Lance Blackwood] (signed) | Inks: Dan Zolnerowich [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Merlin The Magician [Jock Kellog] Limey Joe (villain, Introduction) The Forty Thieves (villains, Introduction For All)

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