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Filesize: 53.63 MB
Uploader: Snard
Downloads: 870
Views: 5741
From the collection of JVJ

20-March-2012 4:03 am
Username: SCOTT
Comment: I would like to say thank you JVJ and supporters for sharing these rare treasures, I also would like to say I hate to complain about something offered for free, but in my opinion the snard scans leave a little to be desired. I have had to pass on some of the St. John romance titles scanned by snard and posted here within recent months due to the scans being a too dark. Perhaps it is my eyes that have a problem?
20-March-2012 10:02 am
Username: rangerhouse
Comment: Great job with the scans snard they look great.
20-March-2012 7:55 pm
Username: conk
Comment: These get a "10" from me.
20-March-2012 10:06 pm
Username: Poztron
Comment: This is probably not the optimal place to argue over scanning, but I found Snard's scans on this comic to be clear, crisp, and consistent. Admittedly, I prefer raw scans over color-corrected ones, so maybe these look more "real" to me than some overly "corrected" scans that try to match a subjective notion of what the original freshly-printed comic might have looked like. But if every comic on DCM were of this quality, I'd be a happy camper.
21-March-2012 2:52 am
Username: SCOTT
Comment: Your support for a fellow scanner is admirable and once again I thank EVERYONE who has participated in sharing these comics. My criticism was perhaps a little overstated, and for that I apologize. I have edited my original comment to reflect a more balanced critique.
25-March-2012 8:50 pm
Username: Snard
Comment: Thanks to everyone for their comments. I appreciate the feedback and critique. And, by the way, this is an open invitation on any JVJ scan you see that has my name on it. I've saved my raw scans, and will happily send them to anyone who feels they can do a better editing job than I did.
3-November-2013 3:01 pm
Username: lrek
Comment: Late to the party, I know, but I wanted to add the obvious: that your monitor, your comics reading software, and your personal preference can all greatly affect how scans look. As for the quality of the edits, well--you can't really judge that until you've seen the originals. The final result is all you have, and these look fine to me.
5-February-2014 1:22 pm
Username: SCOTT
Comment: Found a batch editor that adjusts the scans to my liking, they ARE super scans after all, thanks Snard!
9-March-2014 6:32 am
Username: churnworks
Comment: Scott: Now you have me interested. What batch editor are you using? I occasionally have to adjust some of the scans here, not because of any deficiencies in the digital product, but because I have some weird color vision deficiencies that make some comics hard for me to read. At the same time, I recognize from what others post that my experience doesn't match that of others. If I had an editor that could render these a bit more closely to what my vision will accept, it would be a nice extra.

Issue: #61
Published: March 1944, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 60, Editing: John F. Byrne (Editor); S. M. Iger (Art Director)
Color: Black And White (#1-8); Color (#9 Onwards) Dimensions: Tabloid:10.5 X 14 1/2 (#1-8); 8.5 X 10.5 Inches (#9); Standard Golden Age U.S. (#10 Onwards) Paper Stock: Newsprint Binding: Saddle-Stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: The page count [60 pages] is correct. There are four sheets in the front "half" of the book that do not wrap around the rear "half." The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1944, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 1.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) King-Beast of the Masai
Featuring: Sheena
Credits: Pencils: Art Saaf | Inks: Art Saaf | Letters: typeset
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Sheena

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: Art Saaf ?; Joe Doolin ? | Inks: Art Saaf ?; Joe Doolin ? | Letters: typeset
Characters: Sheena KaƤnga Ann Mason

Comic Story (12 pages) King-Beast of the Masai
Featuring: Sheena
Synopsis: While hunting the lion, Bobtail, Sheena and Bob encounter Dorna who has fled from an arranged marriage.
Credits: Script: ? [as W. Morgan Thomas] | Pencils: Robert Webb | Inks: David Heames ?; ? (shop)
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Sheena Bob Reynolds Chim (chimpanzee) Bobtail (lion) Dorna Lotan

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: ZX-5 Spies In Action
Credits: Script: ? [as Major Thorpe] | Pencils: Arnold Hicks | Inks: ? (shop)
Genre: Spy
Characters: ZX-5 Baron Sado Palrang Capt. Hokku Elena Yoshi Capt. Kojo Josefa

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: The Hawk
Synopsis: Capt. Hawk is summoned to the Isle of Forgotten Men to liberate slaves.
Credits: Script: ? [as Willis Rensie] | Pencils: Robert Webb; John Cassone ? (on girls) | Inks: ? (shop)
Genre: Adventure Historical
Characters: Capt. Hawk Caleb Fluth Beggar King

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Stuart Taylor
Synopsis: Traveling several hundred years into the past to Turkey, Stuart and the Haywards are immediately taken prisoner; Laura is auctioned off in a slave market and is later rescued along with Prince Sahrib's loved one, Zelda.
Credits: Script: ? [as Curt Davis] | Pencils: Homer Fleming ?; Alex Blum ?; ? (shop) | Inks: ? (shop)
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Stuart Taylor Laura Hayward Dr. Hayward Smythe Bowles Dolly Varr Prince Sahrib Abdul Zelda

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
Synopsis: Midnight helps lead Bill's family away from a flood to safety.
Credits: Script: ? [as West Erner] | Pencils: Alex Blum | Inks: ? (shop)
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Midnight (horse) Bill Nell Jim

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Inspector Dayton
Synopsis: Inspector Dayton searches for Maxie Bloom's cache of $20,000 hidden away in a picture frame; however, Dayton is not the only one searching for the hidden loot.
Credits: Script: ? [as George Thatcher] | Pencils: Arnold Hicks | Inks: Arnold Hicks ?; ? (shop)
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Inspector Dayton Creep Flossie Bert Rafferty

Text Story (2 pages) Strictly Unofficial
Credits: Script: Tom Alexander | Letters: Typeset
Genre: War
Characters: Bill Carey Roy Lewis

Comic Story (10 pages) Johnny Roman
Featuring: The Ghost Gallery
Synopsis: Johnny Roman finds a pair of gloves that are imbued with the spirit of Mr. Cayne.
Credits: Script: ? [as Drew Murdoch] | Pencils: Alex Blum | Inks: Arnold Hicks ?; ? (shop)
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: John Roman Alice Charles Mr. Cayne Zella Rigetto Coco Drew Murdoch

Advertisement (1 page)
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: Swiss Weather House
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: typeset; ?

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