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May 1939 68pgs c2c
Many badly cropped pages but much more readable than fiche
This is a paper scan.
Heavily cropped pages. Our thanks to DDB for sharing it.
If anyone owns this book and would like to scan and share it as an upgrade we would welcome it.

Again, thanks to DDB for adding this to the collection.

30-September-2012 5:51 pm
Username: Pictorialist
Comment: Badly cropped, shmopped. I'll take that over fiche any day. It looks great. Thank you!

Issue: #20
Published: May 1939, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Ed Cronin
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Bungle Family
Credits: Pencils: Ed Cronin | Inks: Ed Cronin

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Joe Palooka
Credits: Script: Ham Fisher | Pencils: Mo Leff (ghost for Ham Fisher) | Inks: Mo Leff (ghost for Ham Fisher)
Genre: Sports
Characters: Joe Palooka Little Tommy

Cartoon (1 page)
Featuring: Off the Record
Credits: Script: Ed Reed | Pencils: Ed Reed | Inks: Ed Reed
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (4 pages) The Tuvanian Munitions Plot
Featuring: Espionage
Synopsis: Tuvania tries to but an American arms manufacturer, planning to sabotage their own plant. Black X gets a job at the plant, but his identity is made and Pigiron tries to toss him into a vat of molten metal.
Credits: Script: Will Eisner [as Will Erwin] | Pencils: Will Eisner [as Will Erwin] | Inks: Will Eisner [as Will Erwin]
Genre: Spy
Characters: Black X Bronislaus (first Appearance Villain) Karl Lescu (first Appearance Pigiron (first Appearance Villain Death)

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Jane Arden
Credits: Script: Monte Barrett (signed) | Pencils: Russell E. Ross (Signed) | Inks: Russell E. Ross
Genre: Drama

Comic Story (2 pages) The East Wing
Featuring: Archie O'Toole
Synopsis: Archie wants to investigate the east wing of the castle that is supposed to be haunted.
Credits: Script: Will Eisner [as Bud Thomas] | Pencils: Will Eisner [as Bud Thomas] | Inks: Will Eisner [as Bud Thomas]
Genre: Humor Children
Characters: Archie O'Toole The Ghosts Of The East Wing (first Appearance Villains) Max Snowdrift

Comic Story (2 pages) A Helping Hand
Featuring: Bungle Family
Credits: Script: H. J. Tuthill | Pencils: H. J. Tuthill | Inks: H. J. Tuthill

Comic Story (4 pages) The Deserter
Featuring: Reynolds of the Mounted
Synopsis: Sgt Reynolds tracks down Harry Wells an ex mountie who deserted rather than arrest his ne'er do well brother.
Credits: Script: Art Pinajian | Pencils: Art Pinajian | Inks: Art Pinajian
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Sgt. Jim Reynolds, RCMP Harry Wells (first Appearance Villain) Jim Wells (first Appearance Pierre (first Appearance Their Gang (first Appearance Villains)

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Big Top
Credits: Script: Ed Wheelan | Pencils: Ed Wheelan | Inks: Ed Wheelan

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Toddy
Credits: Script: George Marcoux (signed) | Pencils: George Marcoux | Inks: George Marcoux
Genre: Humor Children

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Mortimer Mum
Credits: Script: Bill Sakren | Pencils: Bill Sakren | Inks: Bill Sakren
Genre: Humor

Cartoon (1 page) Yu the Great
Featuring: Strange As It Seems
Credits: Script: John Hix | Pencils: John Hix | Inks: John Hix
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (5 pages) Robbery At the Acme Diamond Company
Featuring: The Clock
Synopsis: Boss Marco gets the drop on the Clock, unmasking him, and threatening to reveal his identity to the public. Fortunately, as Marco and his gang leave the scene, their car exploded from a container of nitro glycerin.
Credits: Script: George Brenner [as Geo E. Brenner] (signed) | Pencils: George Brenner [as Geo E. Brenner] (signed) | Inks: George Brenner [as Geo E. Brenner] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Clock [Brian O'Brien] Boss Marco (villain, Introduction, Death) Slick (villain, Introduction, Death) Soapy (villain, Introduction, Death) Another Crook (villain, Introduction, Death)

Cartoon (1 page) The Olympic Marathon of 1908 in London
Featuring: They're Still Talking
Credits: Script: Bob Zupke ? | Pencils: B. Walt Depew ? | Inks: B. Walt Depew ?
Genre: Sports

Comic Story (3 pages)
Featuring: Lala Palooza
Credits: Script: Rube Goldberg | Pencils: Rube Goldberg | Inks: Rube Goldberg
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (4 pages) The Scarab Curse
Featuring: Captain Cook of Scotland Yard
Credits: Script: William A. Smith | Pencils: William A. Smith | Inks: William A. Smith
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Captain Cook The Briston Brothers (first Appearance Villain) Earl Of Gillingham (first Appearance Death) Sydney Gillingham (first Appearance John Gillingham (first Appearance)

Cartoon (1 page)
Featuring: Off the Record
Credits: Script: Ed Reed | Pencils: Ed Reed | Inks: Ed Reed
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (3 pages)
Featuring: Dixie Dugan
Credits: Script: J. P. McEvoy | Pencils: J. H. Striebel | Inks: J. H. Striebel
Genre: Drama

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Slim and Tubby
Synopsis: Bligh discovers Hammond is faking, so he starts marching him back to town to confess.
Credits: Script: John J. Welch | Pencils: John J. Welch | Inks: John J. Welch
Characters: Roger Bligh Hartley Hammond Mrs. Bott Jusith Benton Slim Tubby Bullets Benton

Text Story (2 pages) The Mystery of Echo Island, Chapter 1: Man of Iron
Credits: Script: John A. Thorne | Pencils: ? (illustration) | Inks: ? (illustration) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure

Comic Story (4 pages) Battle At Sea
Featuring: Gallant Knight
Synopsis: Neville is rescued by Sir Raymond, returning from Cyprus. Then they are captured by Arab seamen, whose ship is then sunk, leaving Neville and Lady Alice marooned on an unknown beach.
Credits: Script: Vernon Henkel | Pencils: Vernon Henkel | Inks: Vernon Henkel
Genre: Historical
Characters: Sir Raymond (first Appearance) Lady Alice (first Appearance) Sir Neville

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Ned Brant
Credits: Script: Bob Zuppke | Pencils: B. Walt Depew | Inks: B. Walt Depew
Genre: Sports

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Richard Manners
Synopsis: Goetz rents a creepy little house in the woods to get himself in the mood to write a mystery story, only to find bank robbers are using it as a hideout.
Credits: Script: Frank Frollo | Pencils: Frank Frollo | Inks: Frank Frollo
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Richard Manners Mr. Goetz (first Appearance) Miro (first Appearance Villain) Joe (first Appearance Caesar (first Appearance

Cartoon (0 pages) Mark of A Coward
Featuring: Strange As It Seems
Credits: Script: John Hix | Pencils: John Hix | Inks: John Hix
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Mickey Finn
Credits: Script: Lank Leonard | Pencils: Lank Leonard | Inks: Lank Leonard
Genre: Humor

Advertisement (1 page) Dan and the Gang go to bat with Grips
Featuring: Grips Athletic Club
Credits: Colours: ? (red only)

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