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Home Fox Feature Syndicate Blue Beetle, The Blue Beetle 003 (paper)
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Blue_Beetle_#03 [Jul-Aug'40]-68pg-c2c -archiver_USA
Now in paper scans!!

4-August-2009 12:23 pm
Username: Yoc
Comment: Lovely scans here - our thanks to AU for providing scans of a very rare and expensive book!!

Issue: #3
Published: July-August 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Victor Fox
Color: Color Dimensions: 7 1/2"? X 10 1/4"? [pre-War]; 7 1/4" X 10 1/8" [<= 1948]; 6 7/8" X 10 1/8" [>= 1950] Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: On sale date given in Blue Beetle #2. Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1940 Periodicals, page 270, lists a publication date of June 5, 1940.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Blue Beetle
Credits: Pencils: Joe Simon | Inks: Joe Simon

Comic Story (31 pages) Case of the Kidnapped Girls
Featuring: Blue Beetle
Synopsis: Dan uses his vitamin 2X induced powers to rescue several socially prominent girls who have mysteriously disappeared, but first he has to escape from a giant eagle. The mad scientist known only as Doc intends to combine parts of the girls into creating the "perfect woman".
Credits: Pencils: Charles Nicholas | Inks: Charles Nicholas
Characters: Blue Beetle [Dan Garret] The Doc (introduction, Death, Villain) Mike Mannigan Spike (villain) Mademoiselle Monet

Text Story (2 pages) The Blue Beetle's Quiet Night
Featuring: Blue Beetle
Credits: Letters: Typeset

Comic Story (31 pages) The Mastermind of Crime
Featuring: Blue Beetle
Synopsis: Dan Garret is injured battling the Mastermind of Crime and has to be hospitalized. But he fakes being kidnapped so he has a free hand to end the crime wave. Meanwhile banker Brian Downhill demands the resignation of the Commissioner.
Credits: Pencils: Pierce Rice [as Walter Swift] (signed) | Inks: Louis Cazeneuve [as Walter Swift] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret] Mike Mannigan The Mastermind Of Crime [Brian Downhill] (introduction, Villain) Police Commissioner Harmon Doc Franz Charley Storm Helen Harmon

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