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Issue: #3
Published: February 1942, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing:
Color: Color Cover Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Indexed from scans at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: Myron Strauss [as M. S.] | Inks: Myron Strauss [as M. S.]
Genre: Non-fiction Biography Historical Sports War
Characters: Gene Tunney Pierre Radisson Commodore David Porter Benito Juarez

Comic Story (8 pages) The Story of Aluminum Why, How and When Wars Most Precious Metal Was Made Available to All Mankind
Synopsis: Biography of Charles Martin Hall, inventor of aluminum and how the metal's use revolutionized the use of materials in construction.
Genre: Non-fiction Biography
Characters: Charles Martin Hall Julia Hall George Hall Mr. Cowles Alfred E. Hunt Dr. Paul Heroult

Comic Story (8 pages) Radisson King of the Canadian Fur Traders
Synopsis: Recounts of life of fur trapper Pierre Radisson, whose trading with the Native peoples of Canada led to the creation of the Hudson's Bay Company, but Radisson himself was divided and ruined by the competing politics of England and France.
Genre: Non-fiction Biography Western-frontier
Characters: Pierre Radisson Medard Groseiliers Sir George Cartaret King Charles King Louis XIV White Eagle

Comic Story (9 pages) Juarez Father of Mexican Independence
Synopsis: Recounts the life of Benito Juarez from his poor upbringing, education to public service and eventually leading the forces of independence into ridding Mexico of Archduke Maximilian.
Genre: Non-fiction Biography
Characters: Aztecs Benito Juarez Antonio Salanueva Rosa Salanueva General Miguel Miramon Napoleon III Archduke Maximilian General Mariano Escobedo Tomas Mejia

Comic Story (6 pages) Gene Tunney
Synopsis: Recounts how Gene Tunney took up boxing while serving in World War I, then became boxing champion of the world, eventually retiring to serve as director of recreation to the US Navy.
Genre: Non-fiction Biography Sports War
Characters: Gene Tunney Georges Carpentier Jack Dempsey Tom Heeney

Comic Story (4 pages) Heroes in the News
Synopsis: Recounts how William J. Wallace saved sailor R.N. Parrot from drowning.
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: William J. Wallace R.N. Parrot Frank Knox

Text Article (2 pages) The Inspiring Life Story of John C. Garland - Inventor of U.S. Army's Official Rifle
Credits: Script: Robert Turner | Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (8 pages) Jack London
Synopsis: Recounts the life of Jack London and how he constantly sought out adventures, finding in his experiences the material which made up his novels.
Genre: Non-fiction Biography
Characters: Jack London Scratch Bessie Maddern Martin Johnson Queen Ziliuokalani Nakata Forni

Comic Story (3 pages) The Hamilton-Burr Duel
Featuring: Famous Duels
Synopsis: Recounts the duel between Hamilton and Burr, which ended with Hamilton dead.
Genre: Non-fiction Historical
Characters: Alexander Hamilton Aaron Burr

Comic Story (7 pages) The King's Mountain Boys
Synopsis: Recounts the battle of King Mountain, where American forces killed the British commander. British losses were so terrible that it helped lead to Lord Cornwallis' surrender.
Genre: Non-fiction Historical Western-frontier
Characters: John Sevier Colonel Isaac Shelby Colonel William Campbell Patrick Ferguson Lord Cornwallis George Washington

Comic Story (1 page) Freddie Harrison Boy Hero of London
Synopsis: Despite London being bombed, Freddie ventures out to obtain a doctor for his mother, saving her life.
Genre: Non-fiction War
Characters: Freddie Harrison Winnifred Harrison

Comic Story (8 pages) Commodore Porter He Wiped Piracy From the Seas!
Synopsis: Recounts how Commodore Porter battled piracy in the Caribbean, then took charge of the Mexican Navy to better prepare them for defense.
Genre: Non-fiction Biography Military
Characters: Commodore David Porter Diablito

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Featuring: Liberty Guards
Credits: Pencils: Myron Strauss ? | Letters: typeset
Characters: Liberty Guards [Smokey Skipper Strut]

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Credits: Letters: typeset

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