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Issue: #40
Published: February 1943, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Gill Fox
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-Stitched Publishing Format: Was On-Going Series
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 2.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Midnight Vs. Bullets Balow
Featuring: Midnight
Credits: Pencils: Reed Crandall | Inks: Reed Crandall
Genre: Adventure Superhero
Characters: Midnight [Dave Clark] Gabby (a Monkey) Doc Mortimer Wackey Robustia

Comic Story (11 pages) Midnight Vs. Bullets Balow
Featuring: Midnight
Synopsis: When Midnight plunged off a cliff, he finds himself in a circus in the Land of Flight, where he meets Velvet and Robustia, the Queen of Flight. They send him on his way in a rocket that disappears once he reaches home safely.
Credits: Script: Paul Gustavson | Pencils: Paul Gustavson | Inks: Paul Gustavson | Letters: Paul Gustavson
Genre: Adventure Superhero
Characters: Midnight [Dave Clark] Gabby (a Monkey) Doc Mortimer Wackey Robustia Velvet Bullets Balow (villain)

Comic Story (8 pages) The Battle of the Solomon Islands
Featuring: Espionage Starring Black X
Credits: Script: Toni Blum ?; Otto Binder ? | Pencils: Joe Kubert | Inks: Joe Kubert
Genre: Spy
Characters: Espionage [Black X] Batu Baroness Elzia (villain)

Comic Story (5 pages) Another Iron Man
Featuring: Bozo the Robot
Synopsis: A genius inventor creates a rather bumbling version of Bozo, which he could inhabit, much like Hazzard inhabited Bozo. However, Bozo soon proved that the Iron Man's suit was second rate, and Whipple manages to escape just before a group of mobsters blow it to kingdom come.
Credits: Script: George Brenner | Pencils: George Brenner | Inks: George Brenner
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Hugh Hazzard Bozo The Robot Homer Twipple (inventor) Iron Man (Twipple's Invention, Death)

Comic Story (7 pages) The Crossbow
Featuring: The Marksman
Synopsis: The Marksman meets his match with his Nazi arch-foe, Cross Bow, who had killed several members of Povalski's resistence, and even took a bolt to the stomach from his enemy's weapon. However, he was saved by a protector made of cork that he wore under his costume, and the fight came down to fisticuffs, which the Baron won.
Credits: Script: Fred Guardineer | Pencils: Fred Guardineer | Inks: Fred Guardineer
Genre: Adventure War
Characters: The Marksman [Baron Povalski, Aka Major Hurtz] The Cross Bow (villain)

Comic Story (6 pages) A Destroyer Is Launched
Featuring: The Ray
Synopsis: The Ray witnesses a new Destroyer being sunk.
Credits: Pencils: Rudy Palais | Inks: Rudy Palais
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Ray [Happy Terrill] Bud

Comic Story (1 page) Commando Invasion Practice
Featuring: Archie O'Toole
Credits: Script: Bernard Dibble | Pencils: Bernard Dibble | Inks: Bernard Dibble
Genre: Humor Children

Comic Story (7 pages) Hoodlums, Inc.
Featuring: The Jester
Credits: Script: Paul Gustavson | Pencils: Paul Gustavson | Inks: Paul Gustavson | Letters: Paul Gustavson
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Jester [Chuck Lane] Sergeant Hustace McGinty Gurgles (villain)

Comic Story (8 pages) Master Criminal Marak
Featuring: Rookie Rankin
Credits: Pencils: Witmer Williams | Inks: Witmer Williams
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Rankin Marak

Text Story (2 pages) Black Bouchard
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Wun Cloo
Credits: Script: Jack Cole | Pencils: Jack Cole | Inks: Jack Cole
Genre: Humor Detective-mystery

Comic Story (8 pages) The Crow
Featuring: Yankee Eagle
Credits: Pencils: Al Gabriele | Inks: Al Gabriele
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Yankee Eagle [Larry Noble] The Crow

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