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PublicationJanuary 1940 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 68 | Frequency: monthly | Editing: Oskar Lebeck; Helen Meyer (Vice President)
 
FeaturingMartan the Marvel Man
CreditsPencils: William Kent | Inks: William Kent
ContentGenre: Science Fiction | Characters: Martan the Marvel Man; Vana
 
Comic Story"Martan, the Marvel Man, from the far-off planet, Antaclea" (8.5 pages)
SynopsisMartan and Vana land their magic plane in the heart of war-torn Europe and disgustedly want to destroy them all, but they realize that their own race on Antaclea went through the same thing before they learned to forsake war for peace. Leaving Europe and landing in America, the pair attend a performance at a local theater when news is announced that Martians have invaded the Earth!
FeaturingMartan the Marvel Man
CreditsScript: G. Ellerbrock (signed) | Pencils: William Kent (signed) | Inks: William Kent (signed)
ContentGenre: Science Fiction | Characters: Martan the Marvel Man; Vana; The Martians (villains)
NotesThe art is listed in the Who's Who as "artist byline" with William Kent's name. Storyline continues next issue.
 
AdvertisementBoys! How Many of These Chemical Secrets Do You Know?
FeaturingThe A. C. Gilbert Co.
 
Comic Story"Mai Ti, leader of the Tong T'ang..." (4 pages)
SynopsisShark, Grampus and Red Mack battle under the ocean for the gold-hued pearl.
FeaturingShark Egan
ContentGenre: Adventure; Historical | Characters: Shark Egan; Mary McDermot; Kanaka Lew; Captain Mai Ti; Angkar; Grampus (villain, death); Mr. Grype (villain); Red Mack (villain)
 
Comic StoryCaptain Tornado, Professor Bordani and his daughter Jane have landed their rocket ship" (6 pages)
FeaturingCaptain Tornado
CreditsScript:? [as Kenneth Kennedy] (credited) | Pencils: Newt Alfred? | Inks: Newt Alfred?
ContentGenre: Science Fiction | Characters: Captain Tornado; Professor Bordani; Jane Bordani
NotesAccording to Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr., Hames Ware identified Newt Alfred as the artist for the story in Popular Comics #49. The art in this story looks very similar to the art in that story.
 
AdvertisementThink of Owning One of These Slick Ingersoll Watches (1 page)
FeaturingIngersoll
ContentCharacters: Mickey Mouse; Donald Duck
 
Comic StoryBetween Two Fires (4 pages)
ContentGenre: War | Characters: Frank Meredith; Bob Masters
 
Comic Story"The Masked Pilot, resting after his harrowing experience with the Black Phantom" (8 pages)
FeaturingThe Masked Pilot
CreditsPencils: Bob Jenney (credited) | Inks: Bob Jenney (credited)
ContentGenre: Adventure; Aviation | Characters: The Masked Pilot; Tom; B.C. Warrington; Jenks
 
Comic Story"A police patrol car is cruising slowly thru the back streets of Cleveland, Ohio" (6 pages)
FeaturingGangbusters
CreditsScript: Al McWilliams | Pencils: Al McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed) | Inks: Al McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed)
ContentGenre: Crime | Characters: John Winston; Pete Baxter; Tony Carter; Chief Taylor; Officer Ahearn; Henry Louis; Mary Louis; The Carlson Gang [Carlson (villain); Walt (villain, death); Michaels [as Mitchell] (villain, death); Gip Sands (villain)]
 
Comic Story"I'm tellin' ya for th' last time, Gwendolyn..." (1 page)
FeaturingHerky
CreditsScript: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Pencils: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Inks: Clyde Lewis (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Herky; Gwendolyn; Noodles Nelson
 
Comic Story"I ain't seen much of ya lately, Granville" (1 page)
FeaturingHerky
CreditsScript: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Pencils: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Inks: Clyde Lewis (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Herky; J. Granville Gurk
 
Comic Story"Alan and Dave have rescued a young couple of the stone age" (8 pages)
FeaturingHurricane Kids
CreditsScript: Albert Hartje (credited) | Pencils: Will Ely (credited) | Inks: Will Ely (credited)
ContentGenre: Adventure; Historical | Characters: The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Maya; Omu
NotesMaya and Omu are named in this issue.
 
Comic Story"I gotta get home, Noodles."
FeaturingHerky
CreditsScript: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Pencils: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Inks: Clyde Lewis (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Herky; Noodles Nelson
 
Statement of OwnershipStatement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
CreditsScript: Helen Meyer | Letters: typeset
ContentGenre: Non-fiction
 
AdvertisementMiscellaneous Advertisements
 
Comic StoryWings Over the North Sea (3 pages)
ContentGenre: War | Characters: Bill Brandon; Spud
 
Comic Story"C'mon, Honey, ol' kid" (1 page)
FeaturingHerky
CreditsScript: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Pencils: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Inks: Clyde Lewis (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Herky; Honey; Noodles Nelson
 
Comic Story"Hey, Lil...where's Ma?" (1 page)
FeaturingOut Our Way
CreditsScript: J. R. Williams | Pencils: J. R. Williams | Inks: J. R. Williams
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Willis Willet; Lil Willet; Mrs. Willet
 
Comic Story"When Coyote Pete entered the ring against Bullneck the Terrible" (5 pages)
FeaturingBronc Peeler
CreditsScript: Fred Harman (credited) | Pencils: Fred Harman (signed) | Inks: Fred Harman (signed)
ContentGenre: Western-frontier | Characters: Bronc Peeler; Pete [also as Coyote Pete]; Babs Dalton; Leaping Lena; Wheezie; Bullneck the Terrible
Notesstrip reprints
 
Comic Story"Haw! Egad, I'll have my fill today..." (1 page)
FeaturingOur Boarding House
CreditsScript: Gene Ahern | Pencils: Gene Ahern | Inks: Gene Ahern
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Major Hoople
 
Comic Story"Now that the World's Fair is closed for the Winter" (4 pages)
FeaturingPenguin Pete and His Pal Pudgie
CreditsScript: Win Smith (credited) | Pencils: Win Smith (signed) | Inks: Win Smith (signed)
ContentGenre: Humor; Anthropomorphic-funny Animals | Characters: Penguin Pete; Pudgie
 
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