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Issue: #8
Published: September 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 Framing of Officer Clancy
Featuring: Steel Sterling
Synopsis: Clancy is being framed by counterfeiters for drunk driving and killing a motor cop.
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 (Police) Nicky (counterfeiter, Introduction, Death) Butch Bader (kid)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Senatorial "Suicides"
Featuring: Scarlet Avenger
Synopsis: Two Senators are killed so there will be fewer to vote for the Pari-Mutual Bill.
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) Nick Betts (villain, Introduction, Death) Senator Kash (introduction, Death) Senator Kiro (introduction, Death) Logan (introduction)

Comic Story (6 pages) Nevada Jones: Framed For Murder
Featuring: Nevada Jones, Quick-trigger man
Synopsis: Nevada is framed for a stage hold up, but escapes the lynching mob.
Credits: Pencils: Frank Volp | Inks: Frank Volp
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Nevada Jones Little Joe (sidekick) Steve Holden (villain, Introduction) Slade (bandit) Smokey (bandit) Sheriff

Comic Story (6 pages) Captured By Queen Loha
Featuring: Kalthar
Synopsis: The Urganas' laws refuse to accept Kate as the mate of Kalthar.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten (signed) | Pencils: Irv Novick [as Irving H. Novick] (signed) | Inks: Irv Novick [as Irving H. Novick] (signed)
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Kalthar Queen Loha (villain, Introduction, Death?) Kate Goodwill (guest-star) Ta-Lo (witch Doctor)

Comic Story (8 pages) Incident In Egypt
Featuring: War Eagles
Synopsis: Someone is stirring up the natives of Egypt to revolt, and the Army is afraid of sabotage, so the Shane twins get a mission as agents.
Credits: Pencils: Ed Smalle, Jr. (signed) | Inks: Ed Smalle, Jr. (signed)
Genre: Aviation War
Characters: Tim Shane (pilot) Tom Shane (pilot) Kermit (pilot) V: Hess (I, D)

Text Story (1 page) Rocky Mountain Goats
Synopsis: Facts about the Rocky Mountain goat.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (8 pages) The Treachery of Tania
Featuring: Captain Valor
Synopsis: Captain Valor and his friends are adrift in the China Sea on the hull of a wrecked junk, and with them is Tania.
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 [Queen Of The Pirates] Nicholas (villain, Introduction) Wang Fu (guest-star) Big Dip (guest-star) Angie (guest-star) Ronnie (guest-star)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Pharoah's Curse
Featuring: Mr. Satan
Synopsis: A hooded gang spreads terror in Formal Park in New York. Doris recognizes the ring of one of the killers, Princess Cleo.
Credits: Script: Abner Sundell [as A. Sundell] (signed) | Pencils: Lin Streeter [as L. Streeter] (signed) | Inks: Lin Streeter [as L. Streeter] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Mr. Satan (Dudley Bradshaw) Doris O'Day Sonia [Princess Cleo] (villain, Introduction) Benji Frazier (introduction) His Hooded Gang (introduction)

Comic Story (7 pages) The Bride of Yum Chac
Featuring: Zambini the 'Miracle Man'
Synopsis: Foreigners are blamed for the drought in Yucatan, and Helen Grant is kidnapped to be sacrificed to Yum Chac.
Credits: Script: Joe Blair (signed) | Pencils: Elmer Wexler [as El Wexler] (signed) | Inks: Elmer Wexler [as El Wexler] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Zambini (magician) A Mayan Cult (villains, Introduction) Elihu Grant (introduction) Helen Grant (introduction)

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