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Issue: #16
Published: October 1941, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: S. M. Iger
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was On-going Series
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 4.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Hercules
Credits: Pencils: Reed Crandall | Inks: Reed Crandall
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Hercules [Joe Hercules]

Comic Story (9 pages) The Dockside Saboteurs
Featuring: Hercules
Synopsis: Hercules hears of the sinking of an Allied supply vessel and races to the scene to save the ship. He then volunteers for guard duty to stop the saboteurs responsible.
Credits: Script: Joe Blair ?; Toni Blum ? [as Greg Powers] (credited) | Pencils: Reed Crandall | Inks: Reed Crandall
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Hercules [Joe Hercules] Saboteurs [Kurtz Others Unnamed] (villains, Introduction For All)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Murder of Moe Jukes
Featuring: Betty Bates, Lady at Law
Synopsis: While meeting a friend at the airport, Betty witnesses the death of a noted racketeer, and, when the smoke clears, a young man holding the gun is nabbed by the police. Betty knows the man is innocent and sets out to prove it.
Credits: Script: Toni Blum [as Stanley Charlot] (credited) | Pencils: Al Bryant | Inks: Al Bryant
Genre: Adventure Detective-mystery
Characters: Betty Bates Tim Donner (introduction) Moe Jukes (villain, Introduction, Death) Ratty Mulvain (villain, Introduction) Jeff (villain, Elevator Operator) Unnamed Murderer (villain)

Comic Story (1 page) Headbanger
Featuring: Dan Tootin
Credits: Pencils: Jack Cole | Inks: Jack Cole
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (5 pages) Death of a Director
Featuring: The Strange Twins
Credits: Script: S. M. Iger | Pencils: Alex Blum | Inks: Alex Blum
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Darleen (villain, Introduction) An Indian (villain, Introduction) Hitch (introduction, Death)

Comic Story (5 pages) Prisoner of the Hunters
Featuring: Lion Boy
Credits: Pencils: Henry Kiefer | Inks: Henry Kiefer
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Two Hunters (villains, Introductions)

Comic Story (5 pages) The Fake Buoy of Mozambique
Featuring: Bob and Swab
Credits: Script: Klaus Nordling | Pencils: Klaus Nordling | Inks: Klaus Nordling
Genre: Adventure Humor
Characters: Three Crooks (villains, Introductions) Dominic (introduction)

Comic Story (8 pages) Murder in Chinatown
Featuring: The Red Bee
Synopsis: Rick is sent on an assignment to Chinatown to investigate the murder of a Chinese, only to find that opium is behind the whole thing.
Credits: Script: Toni Blum [as B. H. Apiary] (credited) | Pencils: Witmer Williams | Inks: Witmer Williams
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Red Bee [Rick Raleigh] (Assistant District Attorney) Michael (Red Bee's Pet Bee) Dan (Policeman) Zipper (villain, Introduction) Zipper's Gang (villains, Introduction For All)

Comic Story (4 pages) The Seizure of the PANA
Featuring: Hell Diver
Credits: Pencils: Mort Leav | Inks: Mort Leav
Genre: Adventure
Characters: The Japanese (villains)

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Tommy Tinkle
Credits: Script: Arthur Beeman | Pencils: Arthur Beeman | Inks: Arthur Beeman
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (5 pages) The Anti-Neon Machine
Featuring: Neon the Unknown
Synopsis: Neon must face Scar Lioni, who has created a formidable tractor beam of sorts that Neon could not escape from (unless he turned his body into energy).
Credits: Script: S. M. Iger | Pencils: Alex Blum | Inks: Alex Blum
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Neon [Tom Corbet] Scar Lioni (villain, Introduction) Rackets, Inc. (villains, Introduction For All)

Text Story (2 pages) Plunder from the Deep
Credits: Script: Gene Miller | Letters: Typeset

Comic Story (4 pages) U.S. Destroyer Mysteriously Sunk
Featuring: G-5 Super Agent
Credits: Pencils: George Appel? | Inks: George Appel?
Genre: Spy

Comic Story (9 pages) The SIROCCO Saboteurs
Featuring: Don Glory
Credits: Pencils: Arthur Peddy | Inks: Arthur Peddy
Genre: Sports
Characters: More Saboteurs (villains, Introductions)

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