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Issue: #6
Published: July 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Abner Sundell
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover, Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
Notes: Some info verified using a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/) The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 3.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Steel Sterling
Credits: Pencils: Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed) | Inks: Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Steel Sterling

Comic Story (14 pages) The Blair Snatch
Featuring: Steel Sterling
Synopsis: Doris Cummins is kidnapped.
Credits: Script: Abner Sundell [as Sundell] (signed) | Pencils: Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed) | Inks: Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Steel Sterling [John Sterling] Clancy McGinty [Numbers] (Police) Walter Cummings (scientist) Dora Cummings (daughter) V: Shorty (gangster Boss) Shorty Gang (I For All)

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Mugsy
Credits: Script: Kin Platt [as Quincy] (signed) | Pencils: Kin Platt [as Quincy] (signed) | Inks: Kin Platt [as Quincy] (signed)
Characters: Mugsy [a Dog]

Comic Story (6 pages)
Synopsis: Protection racketeers operate at Coney Island.
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Scarlet Avenger [Jim Kendall] Inez Courtney [Operative 1] Tony Spumoni (introduction, Death)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Phantom Killer of Copper Bluffs
Featuring: Nevada Jones, Quick-Trigger Man
Synopsis: A killer makes a red circle on a shaving mug and two days later the mug's owner has his throat cut.
Credits: Pencils: Frank Volp | Inks: Frank Volp
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Nevada Jones Little Joe (sidekick) V: Duke Keyhoe (bar Owner) Butch Keyho (gunman) A Barber (I For All)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Synopsis: Kate Goodwill is captured by Abdul, the slave hunter, and kept for ransom.
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kalthar Abdul Kate Goodwill

Comic Story (8 pages)
Synopsis: A decoy plane is sent up to trap Herr Schultz.
Genre: Aviation War
Characters: Tim Shane Tom Shane Kermit Anton Schultz

Text Story (1 page) The Speedy Jackrabbit
Featuring: Fact
Synopsis: About the speed of jackrabbits.
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (8 pages) The Monsoon Strikes
Featuring: Captain Valor
Synopsis: The pirate junk of Yat Sing is crashed against the rocks, and both friend and foe are cast ashore.
Credits: Script: Abner Sundell [as Sundell] (signed) | Pencils: Mort Meskin [as Meskin] (signed) | Inks: Mort Meskin [as Meskin] (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Captain Valor GS: Ronnie Angie Big Dip (giant) Wang Fu (warlord Ally) V: Yat Sing (pirate) Tania (pirate Queen)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Gorilla Gambit
Featuring: Mr. Satan
Synopsis: A big killer gorilla is turned loose at the New York World's Fair to cash in on the insurance on him if shot.
Credits: Script: Abner Sundell [as Sundell] (signed) | Pencils: Edd Ashe [as Ashe] (signed) | Inks: Edd Ashe [as Ashe] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Mr. Satan (Dudley Bradshaw) Doris O'Day V: Killer Novaki (gangster) Sliro (crooked Fair Manager) Mammo (gorilla)

Comic Story (7 pages) Curse of the Egyptasia Tomb
Featuring: Zambini the 'Miracle Man'
Synopsis: Two orientals have come to take Prof. Lorenz back to Egyptasia where he found the magic doorway to the sacred tomb. He is to be sacrificed to the ancient king Ankkaman.
Credits: Script: Joe Blair (signed) | Pencils: Elmer Wexler [as El Wexler] (signed) | Inks: Elmer Wexler [as El Wexler] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Zambini (magician) I: Prof. Lorenz (archaeologist) Greta Lorenz (daughter) V: Saki (hypnotizer) Ghali (assistant)

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