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June 9, 1943 - 400 dpi scan of a coverless comic. Front and back covers from Heritage, inside back cover from fiche. Inside front cover recreated from color version of the ad found in Wow Comics #14, fiche copy included for completion. No matching paper copy of the IBC ad could be found, but a very close copy from Exciting Comics #27 has been included as a bonus for readability. Captain Marvel and Spy Smasher have two-page opening spreads which have been combined into a single image. The individual pages are included after the rest of the book for those who would rather read it that way. Featuring Captain Marvel, Spy Smasher, Golden Arrow, Lance O'Casey, and Ibis the Invincible!
Issue: #43
Published: June 1943, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing:
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-Stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: On sale date from the publication date as submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 38, Numbers 1-4. January-December 1943. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 586226. Fawcett also reported to the Copyright Office that this issue was still volume 7 and that the publication date was June 9. Neither appeared in this actual issue printed.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]

Table Of Contents (1 page) In This Issue

Comic Story (15 pages) Sabotage at the Printing Plant
Synopsis: The Nazis try to stop Whiz Comics from being printed.
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong] Ibis Golden Arrow [Roger Parsons] Captain Marvel. Jr. [Freddy Freeman] (cameo) Steamboat Rod Reed (? Appears) Adolf Hitler (villain) The Nazis (villains)

Comic Story (16 pages) Spy Smasher Discovers the Streamlined Treasure Island!
Synopsis: Spy Smasher discovers a modern-day Treasure Island when he is forced to defend a small island in the Atlantic from invading Japanese and German forces.
Genre: Spy Superhero
Characters: Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong] Boy King The Japanese (villains) The Nazis (villains)

Comic Story (9 pages) Golden Arrow and the Petrified Forest
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Golden Arrow [Roger Parsons]

Comic Story (8 pages) The Mystery of the Ghost Destroyer
Genre: Adventure

Text Story (2 pages) As Good as Dead
Credits: Script: Ray Tender | Letters: typeset
Genre: War

Comic Story (10 pages) The Man Who Sold His Soul to the Devil
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Devil Nero Brutus Robespierre

  The data in the above section is courtesy of the Grand Comics Database™ under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

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