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Issue: #7
Published: August 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) Uwana's Life-or-Death Loan Company
Featuring: Steel Sterling
Synopsis: Witnesses are killed for testifying against protection and loan racketeers.
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] Dora Cummings Clancy McGinty (Police) A District Attorney (villain, Introduction, Death) The Uwana Loan Company (villains, Introduction)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Head in the Parachute
Featuring: Scarlet Avenger
Synopsis: The severed head of a witness in a policy racket case lands in a parachute in the street, as a warning.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten (signed) | Pencils: Irv Novick [as Irving Novick] (signed) | Inks: Irv Novick [as Irving Novick] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Scarlet Avenger (Jim Kendall) Inez Courtney (Operative No.1) Maxie Malarky (villain, Introduction) John Doughboy (introduction, Death)

Comic Story (6 pages) Cervantes's Sacrifice Cult
Featuring: Nevada Jones, Quick-Trigger Man
Synopsis: Nevada and Little Joe are witnesses to a human sacrifice in an old castle in the desert town of Taranto.
Credits: Inks: Frank Volp | Colours: Frank Volp
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Nevada Jones Little Joe (sidekick) Don Cervantes (villain, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Synopsis: Prof. Goodwill has discovered a diamond vein in an ancient city and is taken prisoner by men who would force him to tell where the secret vein is.
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kalthar Pierre LeBrun (villain) Kate Goodwill Prof. Goodwill

Comic Story (8 pages) The U-Boat Aircraft Carriers
Featuring: War Eagles
Synopsis: The Germans will launch airplanes from a U-boat off Plymouth.
Credits: Pencils: Ed Smalle, Jr. (signed) | Inks: Ed Smalle, Jr. (signed)
Genre: War
Characters: Tim Shane (pilot) Tom Shane (pilot) Kermit (pilot) Anton Schultz (villain)

Text Story (2 pages) Carnival Killer
Synopsis: In among the circus tents and wagons, death would strike tonight, and none would ever know why, or from whence it came.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Crime
Characters: Zorine Raol Carolyn

Comic Story (8 pages) Fire on the Junk
Featuring: Captain Valor
Synopsis: Valor and his friends are marooned on a barren island off the Chinese coast. Yat Sing and his followers are also on the island and try to kill Valor, but Tania wants them all to join forces.
Credits: Script: Abner Sundell [as Sundell] (signed) | Pencils: Mort Meskin [as Meskin] (signed) | Inks: Mort Meskin [as Meskin] (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Captain Valor Yat Sing (villain) Tania (villain) Ronnie (guest-star) Angie (guest-star) Big Dip (guest-star)

Comic Story (6 pages) Zotter the Blackmailer
Featuring: Mr. Satan
Synopsis: Mr. Satan smashes up a blackmailer gang hiding on an old freighter in the harbor.
Credits: Script: Abner Sundell | Pencils: Edd Ashe | Inks: Edd Ashe
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Mr. Satan (Dudley Bradshaw) Doris O'Day Gladys Zotter (villain, Introduction) His Blackmailing Gang (villains, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (7 pages) Abdul Khil's Trap for Zambini
Featuring: Zambini the 'Miracle Man'
Synopsis: Abdul Khil, leader of the Black Magic Magicians, plots Zambini's death when he arrives in Morocco.
Credits: Script: Joe Blair (signed) | Pencils: Elmer Wexler [as El Wexler] (signed) | Inks: Elmer Wexler [as El Wexler] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Zambini (magician) Abdul Khil (villain, Introduction, Turns Into A Donkey)

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