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Issue: #24
Published: February 1942, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Harry Shorten
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Silver 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, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Shield; Hangman
Credits: Pencils: Irv Novick (signed) | Inks: Irv Novick (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Shield [Joe Higgins] Hangman [Bob Dickering] Dusty

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (0 pages)
Featuring: Shield G-Man Club
Characters: Shield [Joe Higgins]

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Credits: Script: ? [as Joe Higgins] | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (13 pages) The Suicide Club
Featuring: Shield
Synopsis: The Shield and Dusty stumble upon a suicide "club," consisting of once wealthy men, and break it up.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten ? | Pencils: Irv Novick (signed) | Inks: Irv Novick (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Edward Grigas (villain, Introduction) Vincent Reagan (villain, Introduction) The Suicide Club [John Wayne Tom Hendricks (death) Jim Phillips (death) Others] (introduction) Shield [Joe Higgins] Mike Dusty

Comic Story (11 pages) The Walrus
Featuring: Hangman
Synopsis: The Hangman captures the Walrus.
Credits: Script: Bill Woolfolk ? | Pencils: Harry Lucey | Inks: Harry Lucey
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Walrus (villain, Introduction) Roxy Callahan (villain, Introduction, Death) Ace Ruffo (villain, Introduction, Death) Hangman [Bob Dickering] Thelma Maharajah Of Pindore

Comic Story (7 pages) The Boogy-Woogy War
Featuring: Danny In Wonderland
Synopsis: Danny and Kuppie help to bring peace between two warring factions of gnomes.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten | Pencils: Lin Streeter | Inks: Lin Streeter
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: The Boogys (gnomes, Introductions) The Woogys (gnomes, Introductions) Kupkake [Kuppie] Danny Snapper (dog)

Comic Story (8 pages) Somewhere in the Sahara
Featuring: Sergeant Boyle
Synopsis: Sgt. Boyle and Capt. Twerp sabotage a German railroad project.
Credits: Script: Virginia Hubbell ? | Pencils: Carl Hubbell | Inks: Carl Hubbell
Genre: War
Characters: The Nazis (villains) Sgt. Boyle Capt. Twerp

Comic Story (6 pages) Retribution for a Nurse
Featuring: Jolly Roger
Synopsis: The Jolly Rogers vie for the attention of a nurse.
Credits: Script: Joe Blair ? | Pencils: Ed Smalle | Inks: Ed Smalle
Genre: Aviation War
Characters: Nurse Martin (introduction, Death) The Nazis (villains) Jolly Roger Price Frank Root Marty Martin

Comic Story (6 pages) The Basketball Blunder
Featuring: Archie
Synopsis: The basketball coach says Archie can play in the game if he passes his history exam. Meanwhile, Jughead mixes up trunks containing basketball uniforms and ballet dresses. Archie is put in the game in the fourth quarter. He shoots, but Jughead falls into the net and catches it. Angry, Archie throws the ball down and he makes the basket, winning the game for Riverdale.
Credits: Script: Vic Bloom ? | Pencils: Bob Montana | Inks: Bob Montana
Genre: Humor Teen
Characters: Archie Andrews Jughead Jones Coach Miss Scott Betty Cooper Riverdale High School's Basketball Team

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Featuring: Hangman; Special Comics
Characters: Hangman [Bob Dickering] Dusty Roy

Comic Story (6 pages) South American Stopover
Featuring: Kayo Ward
Synopsis: Kayo Ward travels to South America and his plane is forced to land in the Amazon jungle.
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten | Pencils: Art Seymour (signed) | Inks: Art Seymour (signed)
Genre: Sports
Characters: President Of Sao Paulo (introduction) Kayo Ward Lew Black

Comic Story (6 pages) The Hound of the Devonshires
Featuring: Bentley of Scotland Yard
Credits: Script: Joe Blair | Pencils: Paul Reinman (signed) | Inks: Paul Reinman (signed)
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Roger (villain, Introduction, Death) Bruno (a Dog, Introduction, Death) Percy Devonshire (introduction, Death) Sir Claude Devonshire (introduction) Christine Devonshire (introduction) Lady Agatha Devonshire (introduction) Sir Reginald Devonshire (introduction) Bentley

Advertisement (1 page)
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: ?; ? (photographs) | Inks: ?; ? (photographs) | Letters: typeset
Characters: J. E. Smith (photo)

Advertisement (1 page)
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: ?; ? (photograph); Fred Harman (signed) | Inks: ?; ? (photograph); Fred Harman (signed) | Letters: typeset
Characters: Gene Autry (photo) Red Ryder

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