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A new upgrade with new scans of all the former smaller scans and all but 2 of the fiche-pages (the ifc & page 63 are still darkmark's).
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A freddyfly original production!


Issue: #8
Published: December 1940, Price: 0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD, Pages: 68, Editing: Edward Cronin
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-Stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Canadian price, not given in the indicia, shown on cover as "15ยข IN CANADA." Neither the preceding nor the following issue displayed this information on its cover. The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 4.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: The Black Condor
Credits: Pencils: Gill Fox ? | Inks: Gill Fox ?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Black Condor [Richard Grey, Jr.] The Clock [Brian O'Brien] (inset) Jane Arden (inset) Alias The Spider [Tom Hallaway] (inset) Molly The Model (inset)

Comic Story (9 pages) The Menace of the Thinking Machines
Featuring: The Black Condor
Synopsis: The Condor must overcome the Chinese Lung Woe, who has created the drilling "spinning death machine" for his Nazi cohort. Unfortunately for them, the machine turns out to have a mind of its own and manufactures an army itself!
Credits: Script: ? [as Kenneth Lewis] (signed) | Pencils: Lou Fine | Inks: Lou Fine
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Black Condor [Richard Grey, Jr.] Lung Woe (villain, Introduction, Death) Un-named Enemy Nazi Spy (villain, Introduction) The Spinning Deaths (villains, Introduction, Sentient Machines, All Die)

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Molly the Model
Credits: Script: John Devlin | Pencils: John Devlin | Inks: John Devlin
Genre: Humor
Characters: Molly The Model

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

Comic Story (5 pages) Vendrome's Electrical Weapon
Featuring: Space Legion
Credits: Script: Vernon Henkel | Pencils: Vernon Henkel | Inks: Vernon Henkel
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Space Legion Rock Braddon Dr. Wadsworth Elaine Wadsworth Vendrome (first Appearance Villain Death)

Comic Story (5 pages) The Secret of the Rex
Featuring: Madam Fatal
Credits: Script: Art Pinajian (signed) | Pencils: Art Pinajian (signed) | Inks: Art Pinajian
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Madam Fatal [Richard Stanton] Dr. Prowl (first Appearance) Thor (first Appearance) Trag (first Appearance Villain) Prof. Crane (first Appearance

Comic Story (5 pages) Allied with the Black Shark
Featuring: The Red Torpedo
Synopsis: Lockhart forces the Black Shark to assist him against Axis treachery by pinning the Shark's sub, then using his ability to release a screen of oil to surround Nazi submarines poised to attack the British. After this is accomplished, the Shark hastily retreats to safety.
Credits: Script: Henry Kiefer ? [as Drew Allen] (signed) | Pencils: Henry Kiefer [as Drew Allen] (signed) | Inks: Henry Kiefer [as Drew Allen] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Red Torpedo [Jim Lockhart] Capt. Arville (introduction, Death) Black Shark (villain) The Nazis (villains) Herr Schaft (villain, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Jane Arden
Credits: Script: Monte Barrett | Pencils: Russell Ross [as Russell E. Ross] | Inks: Russell Ross [as Russell E. Ross]
Genre: Drama
Characters: Jane Arden

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Lena Pry
Credits: Script: Monte Barret | Pencils: Russell Ross [as Russell E. Ross] | Inks: Russell Ross [as Russell E. Ross]
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (6 pages) The Boy and the Bank Robbers
Featuring: Alias the Spider
Synopsis: To save a kidnapped boy's life, the Spider doesn't hesitate to kill the kidnapper.
Credits: Script: Paul Gustavson (signed) | Pencils: Paul Gustavson (signed) | Inks: Paul Gustavson (signed) | Letters: Paul Gustavson
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Spider [Tom Hallaway] Chuck Bobby (introduction) The "old Timer" (introduction) Mike (villain) Spud (villain)

Comic Story (4 pages) The Saboteurs and the Train Crash
Featuring: Lee Preston of the Red Cross
Credits: Script: ? [as Terrence Macauley] | Pencils: Nick Cardy | Inks: Nick Cardy
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Lee Preston Rick Royce

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Snappy
Credits: Script: Arthur Beeman (signed) | Pencils: Arthur Beeman (signed) | Inks: Arthur Beeman
Genre: Humor

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

Text Story (2 pages) Jungle Blitzkrieg
Featuring: Eric Vale
Credits: Script: Larry Spain | Pencils: ? (illustrations) | Inks: ? (illustrations) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Eric Vale

Comic Story (1 page) The Anti-Gun Judge
Featuring: Slap Happy Pappy
Credits: Script: Gill Fox | Pencils: Gill Fox | Inks: Gill Fox
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (5 pages) With Remote Control
Featuring: Wizard Wells
Credits: Script: Harry Francis Campbell | Pencils: Henry Weston Taylor ? | Inks: Henry Weston Taylor ?
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Wizard Wells Tug Jason Terrell (first Appearance) Betty Terrell (first Appearance) Ralph Terrell (villain) John Terrell (villain)

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Rube Goldberg's Side Show
Credits: Script: Rube Goldberg | Pencils: Rube Goldberg | Inks: Rube Goldberg
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (7 pages) Stuporman
Featuring: The Clock
Synopsis: The Clock must find a way to overcome and defeat a super-strong and impervious pinheaded monster from Mongolia.
Credits: Script: George Brenner [as George E. Brenner] (signed) | Pencils: George Brenner [as George E. Brenner] (signed) | Inks: George Brenner [as George E. Brenner] (signed)
Genre: Detective-mystery Superhero
Characters: The Clock [Brian O'Brien] Pat "Pug" Brady Stuporman (villain, Introduction, Death) Snoop Cadrone (villain, Introduction, Death)

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