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National_Comics_#016 [Oct'41]-68pg-c2c -Rolster
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3-January-2007 8:01 am
Username: gpaf
Comment: The Lou Fine "Uncle Sam" is great! This delicate linework is tough to reproduce but these scans are fine.
13-February-2007 5:29 pm
Username: comicscommando
Comment: They should all look like this--great, crisp scans with good color!!

Issue: #16
Published: October 1941, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Ed Cronin
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, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 4.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Uncle Sam
Credits: Pencils: Lou Fine | Inks: Lou Fine
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Uncle Sam Quicksilver [Max] (inset) Kid Patrol (inset) Sally O'Neil (inset)

Comic Story (9 pages) The Hollywood Invasion Plot
Featuring: Uncle Sam
Synopsis: Spies discover fertile ground for an attack on a movie set. The director is so successful and powerful that he was able to procure the use of U.S. Navy ships. The movie is meant to stir American patriotism, but the set is infiltrated by fifth columnists. Buddy, on board one of the submarines, discovers this and turns the tables on the saboteurs, while the ghost of George Washington appears to Uncle Sam to alert him of the danger. Together, Sam and Buddy defeat the spies but only after several ships have been destroyed.
Credits: Script: Will Eisner | Pencils: Lou Fine | Inks: Lou Fine
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Uncle Sam Buddy Smith George Washington (as A Ghost) Emil Von Blon (Warren Brothers Movie Director) Fifth Columnists (villains)

Comic Story (1 page) Rain of Soup
Featuring: Cyclone Cupid
Credits: Script: Gill Fox (signed) | Pencils: Gill Fox (signed) | Inks: Gill Fox
Genre: Humor
Characters: Cyclone Cupid

Comic Story (5 pages) The Amateur Hour
Featuring: Kid Patrol
Credits: Script: Toni Blum [as Dan Wilson] | Pencils: Charles Nicholas | Inks: Charles Nicholas
Genre: Adventure Humor Children
Characters: Kid Patrol

Comic Story (7 pages) Big Dan's Hundred Grand
Featuring: Sally O'Neil Policewoman
Credits: Script: ? [as Frank Kearns] | Pencils: Mort Leav | Inks: Mort Leav
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Sally O'Neil

Comic Story (5 pages) The Blank Check Swindle
Featuring: Kid Dixon
Credits: Script: ? [as Bob Reynolds] | Pencils: Klaus Nordling | Inks: Klaus Nordling
Genre: Sports
Characters: Kid Dixon [Danny "Kid" Dixon]

Comic Story (5 pages) Pagi's Return to the Islands
Featuring: Wonder Boy
Synopsis: Wonder Boy witnesses the performance of a South Seas native and wonders if the man is really happy in this civilization or would prefer to return home.
Credits: Script: ? [as Jerry Maxwell (byline)] | Pencils: Nick Cardy | Inks: Nick Cardy
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Wonder Boy Pagi (South Seas Performing Native)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Soap Box Demagogue
Featuring: Quicksilver
Synopsis: A political boss is paying crooks across America to make speeches and to stir up dissent in a scheme to become president under a new party banner and to rule as a dictator.
Credits: Script: Paul Gustavson [as N. Viscardi] (signed) | Pencils: Paul Gustavson [as N. Viscardi] (signed) | Inks: Paul Gustavson [as N. Viscardi] (signed) | Letters: Paul Gustavson
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Quicksilver [Max] McGinty (villain, Radical Speaker) C.J. Merton (villain, Political Boss)

Comic Story (4 pages) The Counterfeiter's Cannon
Featuring: Jack and Jill
Credits: Script: ? [as Lowell Riggs] | Pencils: Nick Cardy | Inks: Nick Cardy
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Jack Jill

Comic Story (1 page) Paddle-Ball Champ
Featuring: Windy Breeze
Credits: Script: Jack Cole | Pencils: Jack Cole | Inks: Jack Cole
Genre: Humor
Characters: Windy Breeze

Comic Story (5 pages) Herr Musser's Radio Plot
Featuring: Prop Powers
Credits: Script: Toni Blum [as Lynn Bird] | Pencils: Witmer Williams | Inks: Witmer Williams
Genre: Aviation
Characters: Prop Powers

Text Story (2 pages) Flames of Freedom
Credits: Script: Bowen Arroe | Letters: typeset
Genre: Crime

Comic Story (4 pages) The Rustling of Babe
Featuring: Paul Bunyan
Credits: Script: ? [as Story Weaver] | Pencils: Reed Crandall | Inks: Reed Crandall ?
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Paul Bunyan

Comic Story (4 pages) The Sinister Swamp Camp
Featuring: Pen Miller
Credits: Script: Klaus Nordling (signed) | Pencils: Klaus Nordling (signed) | Inks: Klaus Nordling
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Pen Miller

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Miss Winky
Credits: Script: Arthur Beeman (signed) | Pencils: Arthur Beeman (signed) | Inks: Arthur Beeman
Genre: Humor
Characters: Miss Winky

Comic Story (6 pages) Incident in Greenland
Featuring: Merlin the Magician
Synopsis: Merlin boosts the Greenland natives' campaign against Nazi thieves with a giant walrus.
Credits: Script: Fred Guardineer [as Lance Blackwood] (signed) | Pencils: Fred Guardineer [as Lance Blackwood] (signed) | Inks: Fred Guardineer [as Lance Blackwood] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Merlin The Magician [Jock Kellog] The Nazis (villains)

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