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Issue: #5
Published: July 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Abner Sundell
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Some info verified using a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/) 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. 3.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Corporal Collins
Credits: Pencils: Charles Biro (signed) | Inks: Charles Biro (signed)

Comic Story (10 pages) The Madman of Mammoth Studios
Featuring: Rang-A-Tang
Credits: Script: Joe Blair | Pencils: Ed Smalle | Inks: Ed Smalle
Characters: Nawson Swelles (villain, Introduction, Death)

Comic Story (8 pages) Hercules Slaying the Hydra of Lerna
Featuring: Hercules
Credits: Script: Joe Blair | Pencils: Elmer Wexler [as El Wexler] (signed) | Inks: Elmer Wexler [as El Wexler] (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Zeus (introduction) Hy Dralerny (villain) The Nameless Nine (introduction) Henry Doyle (introduction) Betty Doyle (introduction)

Comic Story (5 pages) The Island of Baron von Krasner
Featuring: Gypsy Johnson
Credits: Pencils: John Bulthuis [as Johann Bulthuis] (signed) | Inks: John Bulthuis [as Johann Bulthuis] (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Baron Von Krasner (villain, Introduction) Dorothy Collier (introduction) Leonard Collier (introduction)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Great Trailer Mystery
Featuring: Fox
Credits: Script: Joe Blair (signed) | Pencils: Irwin Hasen (signed) | Inks: Irwin Hasen (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Fox [Paul Patton] Dick Van Nostrum (introduction)

Comic Story (7 pages) Breakout in the POW Camp
Featuring: Corporal Collins
Credits: Script: Abner Sundell (signed) | Pencils: Charles Biro (signed) | Inks: Charles Biro (signed)
Genre: War
Characters: Corporal Collins The Nazis

Comic Story (6 pages) Captured by the Dyaks
Featuring: Ty-Gor
Synopsis: Mr. Davis and his daughter are taken prisoners by the Dyaks.
Credits: Script: Joe Blair | Pencils: George Storm | Inks: George Storm
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Ty-Gor [Tyrone Gorman] The Dyaks (villains, Introduction, Death) Joan Davis (introduction) Mr. Davis (introduction)

Comic Story (6 pages) Battle in Oculta Valley
Featuring: Doc Strong
Credits: Script: Joe Blair | Pencils: Sam Cooper (signed) | Inks: Sam Cooper (signed)
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Doc Strong Alice Rayburn Professor Harrison Gustave Ritter (villain)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Dispatch Robbery
Featuring: Loop Logan
Credits: Script: Joe Blair (signed) | Pencils: Frank Volp (signed) | Inks: Frank Volp (signed)
Genre: War
Characters: Loop Logan The Nazis

Comic Story (6 pages) The Ulla-Boltyn Conspiracy
Featuring: Green Falcon
Credits: Script: Harry Shorten | Pencils: Edd Ashe | Inks: Edd Ashe
Genre: Historical
Characters: Sir Boltyn (villain) Ulla (introduction, Death) Richard The Lion-Hearted

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