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Finally a mostly paper scan of this rare one!
A rangerhouse scan, edit by Yoc.
Paper and three fiche pages.

Part of the 2017 DCM Fawcett Mini-Flood.
Issue: #1
Published: March 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Bill Parker; Eliott Odell (advertising director); Wilfred H. Fawcett [as W. H. Fawcett] (publisher)
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Newsprint Interior; Glossy Cover Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4. Class B periodical. Copyright number B 445304. Published at 1100 West Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky. General Offices: Fawcett Building, Greenwich, Connecticut. Editorial Offices: 1501 Broadway, New York, New York. Copyright 1940 by Fawcett Publications, Inc. Subscription rates, 1.20 USD for United States, 1.70 USD for Canada, and 2.20 USD for foreign. Printed in U.S.A.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Diamond Jack
Credits: Pencils: Gus Ricca | Inks: Gus Ricca
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Diamond Jack

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Wherever Stars Gather...You'll Find Whiz Comics
Credits: Script: ? (promo copy) | Pencils: ? (photograph) | Inks: ? (photograph) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (10 pages)
Featuring: Diamond Jack
Credits: Pencils: Gus Ricca | Inks: Gus Ricca
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Diamond Jack (introduction, Origin) Unnamed Gangster Leader (villain) Unnamed Gangsters (villains) The Witch (villain, Introduction) Dragon Of Smoke (villain, Destroyed) Unnamed Rookie Patrolman

Cartoon (1 page) "Well, where have you been?
Featuring: Slam-Bang Gags
Credits: Script: Jack Cole | Pencils: Jack Cole | Inks: Jack Cole | Letters: Jack Cole
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: War Bird
Genre: Aviation
Characters: The War Bird [Captain Tom Sharp] (introduction, Origin) Unnamed Eagle Squadron Members Unnamed Major (Commandant) Von Kruhl (villain, Introduction, Death) Sermian Pilots Fritz

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Jim Dolan
Credits: Pencils: Gus Ricca | Inks: Gus Ricca
Genre: Adventure Detective-mystery
Characters: Jim Dolan (introduction) Sally Alden (introduction) Tony Bond (introduction, Death) Mrs. Bond Spike Rossi (villain, Introduction) Phantom Axe Murderer Unnamed Rossi's Thugs Joe (Rossi Thug) Unnamed Police Chief

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Lucky Lawton
Credits: Pencils: Hal Sharp | Inks: Hal Sharp
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Marshal Lucky Lawton (introduction) Pal (Lucky's Dog) Jane Curtis Jeff Curtis (mayor Of El Rio) Spiven (villain, Death) Barren (villain, Death) Dexter (villain, Death) Brody (a Deputy, Villain, Death) Reynolds (a Lawyer, Villain, Death) Two Unnamed Bandits (villains, Deaths)

Text Story (2 pages) Tree-Top Murder
Credits: Pencils: ? (illustrations) | Inks: ? (illustrations) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Bull Martin Dexter Drake William J. Howell

Comic Story (10 pages)
Featuring: Lee Granger, Jungle King
Credits: Script: Manly Wade Wellman | Pencils: Jack Binder ? | Inks: Jack Binder ?
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Jungle King [Lee Granger] (introduction Origin) Eric (a Talking Lion) Ali (introduction, Villain, Death) Hassan (introduction) Unnamed Air Crewman Unnamed Pygmy Warriors Unnamed Pygmy Chief

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Hurricane Hansen
Credits: Pencils: Mike Suchorsky | Inks: Mike Suchorsky
Genre: Adventure War
Characters: Hurricane Hansen (introduction) Unnamed British Admiral Unnamed Ship Raider Crew Unnamed Kazilian Submarine Crew (deaths) Unnamed Kazilian Battleship Crew (deaths) Unnamed Britania Crew

Comic Story (9 pages)
Featuring: Mark Swift and the Time Retarder
Genre: Historical Science Fiction
Characters: Mark Swift (introduction, Origin) Rodney Kent And The Time Retarder (introduction) Eric (a Viking, Introduction) Elisha (Viking Princess, Introduction) Unnamed Native Americans Unnamed Native American Chief A Dragon

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Slam-Bang Popularity Contest
Credits: Script: ? (promo copy) | Pencils: ? (vignettes) | Inks: ? (vignettes) | Letters: typeset
Characters: Jungle King [Lee Granger] Mark Swift Lucky Lawton Diamond Jack Hurricane Hansen War Bird [Captain Tom Sharp] Jim Dolan

Advertisement (1 page) Money and Big Prizes
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: ? (illustrations) | Inks: ? (illustrations) | Letters: ?; typeset

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