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Speed Comics
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PublicationOctober 1942 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 1 | Frequency: monthly
NotesThere is uncertainty in the pencil credit for this cover. The 1998 Jack Kirby Checklist and Jack Kirby Collector state Jack Kirby pencils. Greg Theakston states Joe Simon and Harry Mendryk's blog feels the pencils are by Joe Simon.
 
CoverRead How Capt. Freedom Aids the Commandos
FeaturingCaptain Freedom
CreditsPencils: Jack Kirby?; Joe Simon? | Inks: Joe Simon
ContentCharacters: Captain Freedom
NotesThere is uncertainty in the pencil credit for this cover. The 1998 Jack Kirby Checklist and Jack Kirby Collector state Jack Kirby pencils. Greg Theakston states Joe Simon and Harry Mendryk's blog feels the pencils are by Joe Simon.
 
Comic Story"Can Captain Freedom escape the net of circumstantial evidence that emeshes him..." (8 pages)
FeaturingCaptain Freedom
CreditsPencils: Arthur Cazeneuve? | Inks: Arthur Cazeneuve?
ContentCharacters: Adolph Shturk (Villain, Intro); Captain Freedom
 
Comic StoryThe Nazi Shock Gibson (8 pages)
FeaturingShock Gibson
CreditsPencils: Al Bryant | Inks: Al Bryant
ContentGenre: Superhero | Characters: The Nazi "Shock Gibson" (Villain; Intro); the Nazis (Villain)
 
Comic StoryOrigin of the Girl Commandos (6 pages)
FeaturingPat Parker, Girl Commando
CreditsPencils: Barbara Hall? | Inks: Barbara Hall?
ContentCharacters: The Girl Commandos [Tanya (Intro); Mei-Ling (Intro); Penelope Penny Kirk (Intro); Ellen Billings; Pat Parker]; The Japanese (Villain)
NotesPrevious indexer credited Jill Elgin. Elgin took over Girl Commandos from Barbara Hall some time in 1943. As Hall is credited with the next issue's Girl Commandos, and this issue is dated in 1942, it's almost certainly Hall and definately not Elgin.
 
Comic Story"U.S. Marines and Japs are locked in a life and death struggle..." (6 pages)
FeaturingBiff Bannon
CreditsScript: Art Helfant | Pencils: Art Helfant (signed) | Inks: Art Helfant (signed)
ContentGenre: Humor; War | Characters: Biff Bannon
 
FeaturingSmokey Stover; Invention
CreditsScript: Bill Holman; Rube Goldberg | Pencils: Bill Holman; Rube Goldberg | Inks: Bill Holman; Rube Goldberg
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesTwo cartoons. Sequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.
 
NotesSequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.
 
IllustrationFlags of the 28 United Nations (2 pages)
ContentGenre: Non-fiction
NotesSequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.
 
Comic StoryHollywood Attacked By Japs (8 pages)
FeaturingBlack Cat
CreditsPencils: Arturo Cazeneuve (signed) | Inks: Arturo Cazeneuve (signed)
ContentGenre: Superhero | Characters: Shock Gibson (Guest Star); Ted Parrish (Guest Star); Pat Parker (Guest Star); Girl Commandoes (Guest Star); Captain Freedom (Intro; Origin; Harvey's unofficial hero team); Dick Lane (Guest Star); Don Frazer (Guest Star); The Japanese (Villain); The Black Cat [Linda Turner]
 
Text StoryThe Story Behind the Cover (2 pages)
FeaturingCaptain Freedom
CreditsLetters: typeset
 
Comic StorySingapore Ed's Bar (6 pages)
FeaturingCrash, Cork, and the Baron
CreditsPencils: Art Gates (signed) | Inks: Art Gates (signed)
ContentCharacters: Singapore Eddie (Villain; Intro); the Japanese (Villain)
 
Comic Story"I'll blow you to some ice cream cones..." (1 page)
FeaturingFlossie
CreditsScript: Jourdain | Pencils: Jourdain | Inks: Jourdain
ContentGenre: Humor; Children
 
Cartoon"You're new in the Navy - aren't you!" (1 page)
FeaturingArmy Fun
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesSequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.
 
Comic StoryThe Curse of Cave Canyon (6 pages)
FeaturingTed Parrish, Man of 1000 Faces
CreditsPencils: Arthur Cazeneuve? | Inks: Arthur Cazeneuve?
ContentCharacters: An old prospector (Villain; Intro)
 
ActivitySpeed Sticklers (1 page)
SynopsisPuzzles & games.
NotesSequence added per Len Wolinsky, December 2008.
 
Comic Story"Yes! I can use a good man to carry a sign around..." (1 page)
FeaturingBimbo's Beanery
CreditsScript: Art Helfant | Pencils: Art Helfant (signed) | Inks: Art Helfant (signed)
ContentGenre: Humor
 
Comic Story"The gridiron is the backgroud for one of our country's favorite sports..."] (6 pages)
FeaturingSpeed Taylor
CreditsPencils: Rudy Palais? | Inks: Rudy Palais?
ContentGenre: Crime; Sports | Characters: Dapper Dan Dunn (Villain; Intro; Death); Speed Taylor
 
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