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Nov 1940
66 of 68 pages
From coverless with HA covers (missing ifc and ibc)

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Issue: #2
Published: November 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing:
Color: Color Cover; Color Interior Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Some data for this issue from Jerry Bails' index cards & Howard Keltner's index.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Arrow [Ralph Payne]

Comic Story (10 pages)
Synopsis: A crime boss has a great idea on how to make some easy, sure loot: follow thieves to their hideout, fire arrows into the place (making them think the Arrow is on to them), and when the crooks clear out, they enter and take the lucre. But this idea is only a diversion for a bigger and better crime: kidnapping.
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Arrow [Ralph Payne] Richard Van Vadeen Police Captain Harry (villain, Bank Robber) "Schultz" Forbes (villain) Forbe's Gang (villains) The Boss (villain, Kidnapper) The Boss's Gang [Limey (death) Slick Bull (death)] (villains, Kidnappers)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Synopsis: On the eve of the murder trial of a gangster named Marcus, reporter Benson gets a warning from Marcus' gang not to testify against their boss or else.
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Arrow [Ralph Payne] Harry Benson (reporter) Benson's Newspaper Editor Charlie (newspaper Press Man) Jane (reporter) Chief Of Police Marcus (villain, Killer) Marcus' Mob [Rickie Rest Unnamed) (villains)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Synopsis: The Department of Sanitation ignores a demand for $1 million else the city's water supply will be poisoned, and the crime is carried out.
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Arrow [Ralph Payne] John Carter (Department Of Sanitation Worker) Dr. Lang (Commissioner Of Sanitation) Lang's Secretary Dr. Sheldon (villain, Department Of Sanitation Employee, Embezzler, Death)

Comic Story (9 pages) The Headless Horseman Rides Again
Featuring: The Headless Horseman
Synopsis: It seems the Headless Horseman has been up to no good, killing people, burning down a town and more, but Betty will believe none of it, even after the Horseman apparently robs the stagecoach she is riding in. Since she is the real Horseman, she sets out to find the true culprits.
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: The Headless Horseman [Betty (Paige) Warren] Black Beauty (Horseman's Horse) Betty's Mother Jim Parks (death) Sheriff Jim Dandee Alec Trush (villain, Owner Of The Bar-X Ranch) Trush's Gang [Hank Others Un-named] (villains)

Text Article (2 pages)
Featuring: Some Fun
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (5 pages) Speedway of Death!
Featuring: Larry Kane, The Adventure Hunter
Synopsis: When Larry witnesses the hit and run of a young boy, he vows to pay the boy's hospital bills totaling $2000. When he sees the chance to earn $5000 by winning a race car event, he goes for it not knowing that a racketeer has resolved not to allow Larry to win.
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Larry Kane Tommy Woods (young Boy, Accident Victim) Tommy's Mother Colonel Kirkdale (race Car Owner) "Rock" Zirko (villain, Racketeer) Red Bragg (villain, Zirko's Race Car Driver) Zirko's Mob (villains)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Lieutenant Lank
Synopsis: Lank is called in by the Bavanian consul, fearing that an enemy attack is due. He is right, so the Lieutenant heads out to investigate. Discovering enemy bombers at work pummeling a small town, Lank mans an airplane to face the foe.
Genre: Adventure War
Characters: Lieutenant Lank [aka The Robin Hood Of Wartime] Bavanian Consulate Enemy Soldiers (villains, Some Die)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: 'Bill' Hardin
Synopsis: Bill enters Mexico, hot on the trail of cattle rustlers, and promptly saves the life of the son of a wealthy ranch owner.
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Bill Hardin Pedro Carlos Montenez Del Cordorba Don Carlos (Pedro's Father, Rancher) Jose (ranch Hand)

Comic Story (7 pages) 'The King' in London
Synopsis: Roger has been found alive and stands to inherit 100,000 pounds instead of his cousin Hemsley. The criminal elements trying to coerce Hemsley intend for Roger's cousin to get that money -- one way or another.
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Sir Oliver King Roger King Su (Roger's Servant) Hemsley Hardwicke (Roger's Cousin) Judson (family Lawyer) Slip Horrigan (villain, Gambler) Corrigan's Gang [Knuckles Pinkey Lefty Roger Smith Impersonator] (villains)

Comic Story (6 pages) Fantasy Isle Chapter 9
Synopsis: After escaping from the Underground World by reducing himself to miniature size, Terry, in order to regain his true size, must remain in the House of Satan for one whole night. But Satan forces him to drink a potion that changes him physically, but not mentally, and Tippy succeeds in besting Satan and returns to normal size.
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Tippy Taylor Satan (villain) Carlos (villain, Satan's Assistant)

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Robin Hood
Synopsis: Brief illustrated biography of Robin Hood.
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Robin Hood William The Conquerer

Advertisement (1 page)
Credits: Letters: typeset

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