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August 1948; 52 pages; c2c; scanner undetermined.

Issue: #8
Published: August 1948, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Kenneth L. Hall (executive editor)
Color: Color Cover; Color Interior Dimensions: Issues #1-8 Are 7.5" X 10.875" (taller Than Standard Comics); #9-13 Are 7.5" X 10.375" (standard Golden Age Size) Paper Stock: Newsprint Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: On sale date from Jack Armstrong #7.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Prisoners of the Jungle
Featuring: Jack Armstrong
Genre: Adventure Jungle
Characters: Jack Armstrong Vic Hardy (inset)

Advertisement (1 page) List of ABC Stations Carrying Jack Armstrong Program
Featuring: ABC Network
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (10 pages) The Flaming Forest
Featuring: Jack Armstrong
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Jack Armstrong Billy Fairfield Mike Simms

Comic Story (1 page) Jewelry Store Robbery
Featuring: Vic Hardy's Crime Clues
Synopsis: Fred Beasley's jewelry store is held up by three robbers. Their getaway car crashes into a tree and two are captured, but one gets away with the loot. Vic Hardy has to figure out how to track down the remaining robber.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Crime Detective-mystery
Characters: Vic Hardy

Comic Story (4 pages) The Case of the Motorboat Murder
Featuring: Vic Hardy's Crime Lab
Synopsis: A grand jury witness in an airport land deal probe is killed in the collision of two speedboats. Vic Hardy has to find what caused and who caused the collision.
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Vic Hardy Sergeant Sims

Comic Story (2 pages) Ruth Elinor Howell
Featuring: Jack Armstrong Magazine All-American Award
Synopsis: Ruth Elinor Howell, 13, of Marysville, Washington, saves her friend from drowning in Lake Cranberry.
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Ruth Elinor Howell

Text Story (4 pages) Hot Pilot
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure

Advertisement (1 page) Ralph Kiner
Featuring: Wheaties; General Mills
Synopsis: Profile of Ralph Kiner, who hit 51 home runs for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1947.
Characters: Ralph Kiner

Comic Story (10 pages) Prisoners of the Jungle
Featuring: Jack Armstrong
Genre: Adventure Jungle
Characters: Jack Armstrong Jim Fairfield Billy Fairfield Betty Fairfield

Comic Story (5 pages) Terror at Top Speed
Featuring: Betty Fairfield
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Betty Fairfield

Advertisement (1 page) The Redcoats Are Coming!
Featuring: Daydream Mike and his Wonderful Bike; Columbia Bicycles
Synopsis: Daydream Mike imagines he uses his bicycle on Paul Revere's ride.
Characters: Daydream Mike

Comic Story (4 pages) The Fighting Birds

Comic Story (5 pages) Billy Becomes Mayor for a Day
Featuring: Billy Fairfield's Cartoons of his Comical Misadventures
Genre: Humor Teen
Characters: Billy Fairfield Mayor Broadbeam

Cartoon (0 pages)
Synopsis: A boy gets a wrong number phone call for a candy store.
Credits: Script: Bo Braul ? (signed) | Pencils: Bo Braul ? (signed) | Inks: Bo Braul ? (signed) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Humor Children

Advertisement (0 pages) Bozo and the Rocket Ship
Featuring: Capitol
Credits: Letters: typeset

Advertisement (0 pages) Electric Light Jazz Bow Tie
Featuring: Bernard Fine Co.
Credits: Letters: typeset

Text Article (1 page) Speedboat Special
Featuring: Shorts Champs
Synopsis: Danny Foster, of Oakland, Calif., who won the International Gold Cup Regatta at Rockaway Inlet, New York. (Beating bandleader Guy Lombardo.)
Genre: Non-fiction Sports
Characters: Danny Foster

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) A Priceless Treasure in Reading Pleasure
Featuring: Parents' Magazine Press
Credits: Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page) Can You Find the 7 Hidden Features?
Featuring: Monark Bicycles
Credits: Letters: typeset

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