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Marvel Comics #1a

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 #1 [A Story]
1: Marvel Comics #1 [A Story]
   
"The Human Torch "
Born of science, fueled by life giving oxygen, he is the Human Torch! But though he is neither man nor monster, is he hero or menace?
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Published: Oct. 1939
EIC: Martin Goodman
Writer: Carl Burgos
Penciler: Carl Burgos
Inker: Carl Burgos
Letterer: Carl Burgos
Cover: Frank R. Paul
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Marvel Comics #1 [B Story]
2: Marvel Comics #1 [B Story]
   
"The Six Big Men "
When increasing pressure from the crime rackets puts the city in a stranglehold, martial law seems like the only option. But perhaps there is another choice…the Angel!
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Published: Oct. 1939
EIC: Martin Goodman
Writer: Ray Gill
Penciler: Paul Gustavson
Inker: Paul Gulacy
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Cover: Frank R. Paul
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Marvel Comics #1 [F Story]
3: Marvel Comics #1 [F Story]
   
"Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great "
When young David Rand and family crash in the jungles of Africa it will take hard work and perseverance to survive. Thus begins the story of Ka-Zar the Great!
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Published: Oct. 1939
EIC: Martin Goodman
Writer: Ben Thompson
Penciler: Ben Thompson
Inker: Ben Thompson
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Cover: Frank R. Paul
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Marvel Comics #5 (v2) [A Story]
4: Amazing Man Comics #5 (v2) [A Story]
   
"Origin of Amazing-Man "
After being trained for 25 years by the Council of Seven to be a man of strength, knowledge and courage, the orphan Aman faces his final tests before setting forth into the outside world as "The Green Mist".
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Published: Sept. 1939
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Writer: Bill Everett
Penciler: Bill Everett
Inker: Bill Everett
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Amazing Man Comics #5 (v2) [E Story]
5: Amazing Man Comics #5 (v2) [E Story]
   
"The Tragic Note "
Aman explains to his guests why he will not use his extraordinary singing voice to perform the beautiful Cantata Unica.
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Published: Sept. 1939
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Cover: Bill Everett
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Amazing Man Comics #6 (v2) [A Story]
6: Amazing Man Comics #6 (v2) [A Story]
   
"Aman, the Amazing-Man "
When Aman crosses paths with a band of kidnappers, "The Great Question" siezes the opportunity to exert his evil influence on The Amazing-Man!
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Published: Oct. 1939
EIC:
Writer: Bill Everett
Penciler: Bill Everett
Inker: Bill Everett
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Cover: Bill Everett
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Amazing Man Comics #1 [C Story]
7: Marvel Comics #1 [C Story]
   
"The Sub-Mariner "
Deep below the foaming, roiling waves in the stygian depths of the great seas lives Prince Namor, the Sub-Mariner, bent on vengeance for the wrongs of the surface men.
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Published: Oct. 1939
EIC: Martin Goodman
Writer: Bill Everett
Penciler: Bill Everett
Inker: Bill Everett
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Cover: Frank R. Paul
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Marvel Comics #2 [C Story]
8: Marvel Mystery Comics #2 [C Story]
   
"Attack on New York City "
Having just left the company of Dorma, Namor sets out for New York, there to begin his war of vengeance.
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Published: Dec. 1939
EIC: Martin Goodman
Writer: Bill Everett
Penciler: Bill Everett
Inker: Bill Everett
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Cover: Charles J. Mazoujian
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Marvel Mystery Comics #2 [A Story]
9: Marvel Mystery Comics #2 [A Story]
   
"Murder at the Racetrack "
When a series of unfortunate events strikes the motor raceway the newly liberated Torch comes to investigate. He soon learns that crime knows no bounds.
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Published: Dec. 1939
EIC: Martin Goodman
Writer: Carl Burgos
Penciler: Carl Burgos
Inker: Carl Burgos
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Cover: Charles J. Mazoujian
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Marvel Mystery Comics #2 [B Story]
10: Marvel Mystery Comics #2 [B Story]
   
"The Treasure of Alano "
The Angel has come to Hong Kong on the trail of Jane Framan and the map of the Temple of Alano. Unfortunately for Jane, the Angel is not the only one looking for the map.
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Published: Dec. 1939
EIC: Martin Goodman
Writer: Ray Gill
Penciler: Paul Gustavson
Inker: Paul Gustavson
Letterer:
Cover: Charles J. Mazoujian
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Marvel Mystery Comics #2 [F Story]
11: Marvel Mystery Comics #2 [F Story]
   
"Death-Bird Squadron "
Death looms large in the skies above the Polish town of Grybow. Only the Angel can hope to stem the tide of coming destruction.
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Published: Dec. 1939
EIC: Martin Goodman
Writer: David C. Cooke
Penciler: Charles J. Mazoujian
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Cover: Charles J. Mazoujian
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Marvel Mystery Comics #2 [G Story]
12: Marvel Mystery Comics #2 [G Story]
   
"Adventures of Ka-Zar the Great "
With his family gone Ka-Zar now turns to his adoptive brother Zar, but can he gain the acceptance of the great Lion’s mate, Sha?
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Published: Dec. 1939
EIC: Martin Goodman
Writer: Ben Thompson
Penciler: Ben Thompson
Inker: Ben Thompson
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Cover: Charles J. Mazoujian
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Marvel Mystery Comics #2 [E Story]
13: Marvel Mystery Comics #2 [E Story]
   
"American Ace "
High above the skies of storied Attainia flies the American Ace little realizing that war is stewing below.
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Published: Dec. 1939
EIC: Martin Goodman
Writer: Paul Lauretta
Penciler: Paul Lauretta
Inker: Paul Lauretta
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Cover: Charles J. Mazoujian
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Marvel Mystery Comics #3 [E Story]
14: Marvel Mystery Comics #3 [E Story]
   
"Origin of the American Ace, Part II "
Caught between feuding nations, Young American Perry Wade must fight to save the innocents, and himself.
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Published: Jan. 1940
EIC: Joe Simon
Writer: Paul Lauretta
Penciler: Paul Lauretta
Inker: Paul Lauretta
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Cover: Alex Schomburg
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Marvel Mystery Comics #24 [H Story]
15: Amazing Mystery Funnies #24 [H Story]
   
"When war comes--night falls... "
As Lieutenant Lank's attacks continue to demoralize the forces of the aggressors, cruel Queen Ursala demands that the American ace pilot's plane be brought down.
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Published: Sept. 1940
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Penciler: Paul Lauretta
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Amazing Mystery Funnies #2 [F Story]
16: The Arrow #2 [F Story]
   
"Lieutenant Lank -- the Robin Hood of wartime... "
The town of Tara is being attacked by a Castile d'Or bomber and it's up to Lieutenant Lank to save the innocent women and children!
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Published: Nov. 1940
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Penciler: Paul Lauretta
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Cover: Bob Lubbers
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The Arrow #7 (v2) [A Story]
17: Amazing Man Comics #7 (v2) [A Story]
   
"Aman, the Amazing-Man "
Aman must stop a plot to destroy a dam, but things become complicated when he is accused of murder!
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Published: Dec. 1939
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Amazing Man Comics #8 (v2) [A Story]
18: Amazing Man Comics #8 (v2) [A Story]
   
"Aman, the Amazing-Man "
As WWII breaks out, Aman decides to help the cause but gets captured by the Nazis... and finds he has lost his ability to transform into The Green Mist!
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Published: Dec. 1939
EIC:
Writer: Bill Everett
Penciler: Bill Everett
Inker: Bill Everett
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Cover: Bill Everett
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Amazing Man Comics #9 (v2) [A Story]
19: Amazing Man Comics #9 (v2) [A Story]
   
"Aman, the Amazing-Man "
Aman must escape from a Nazi hospital.
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Published: Feb. 1940
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Penciler: Bill Everett
Inker: Bill Everett
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Cover: Bill Everett
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Amazing Man Comics #10 (v2) [A Story]
20: Amazing Man Comics #10 (v2) [A Story]
   
"Aman The Amazing-Man "
Aman faces many perils aboard a bomber airplane as he attempts to return to the council chamber of the Tibetan monastery.
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Published: Mar. 1940
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Penciler: Bill Everett
Inker: Bill Everett
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Cover: Bill Everett
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Amazing Man Comics #11 (v2) [A Story]
21: Amazing Man Comics #11 (v2) [A Story]
   
"Purification! "
Returning to America, Aman encounters pirates, wildlife and a captured female reporter.
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Published: April 1940
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Penciler: Bill Everett
Inker: Bill Everett
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Cover: Bill Everett
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Amazing Man Comics #12 (v2) [A Story]
22: Amazing Man Comics #12 (v2) [A Story]
   
"Aman - The Amazing-Man "
The Amazing Man learns of a plot to destroy San Francisco.
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Published: May 1940
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Amazing Man Comics #9 (v2) [H Story]
23: Amazing Man Comics #9 (v2) [H Story]
   
"The Green Mist "
Aman meets a strange problem when he stops at the Mohawk State Asylum.
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Published: Feb. 1940
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Cover: Bill Everett
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Amazing Man Comics #10 (v2) [H Story]
24: Amazing Man Comics #10 (v2) [H Story]
   
"The Test of the Stolen Records "
A dying man tasks the boy Aman with the delivery of a box.
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Published: Mar. 1940
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Amazing Man Comics #11 (v2) [H Story]
25: Amazing Man Comics #11 (v2) [H Story]
   
"Three-Ring Death "
Aman steps in when the animals at a traveling circus go on a rampage.
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Published: April 1940
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Amazing Man Comics #12 (v2) [D Story]
26: Amazing Man Comics #12 (v2) [D Story]
   
"Alleby and the Forty Thieves "
The Amazing Man helps out a veteran cop and the misguided youths on the cop's beat.
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Published: May 1940
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Amazing Man Comics #1 [A Story]
27: Daring Mystery Comics #1 [A Story]
   
"The Fantastic Thriller of the Walking Corpses "
When young physician Jack Castle is summoned to investigate a suspicious death, he finds himself caught in the middle of a strange plot that will change his life forever.
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Published: Jan. 1940
EIC: Joe Simon
Writer: Joe Simon
Penciler: Joe Simon
Inker: Joe Simon
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Cover: Alex Schomburg
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Daring Mystery Comics #1 [B Story]
28: Daring Mystery Comics #1 [B Story]
   
"Soldier of Fortune, John Steele "
When Soldier of Fortune John Steel stumbles upon an ally trapped behind enemy lines, it will take the fight of his life to bring her to safety.
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Published: Jan. 1940
EIC: Joe Simon
Writer: Larry Antonette
Penciler: Larry Antonette
Inker: Larry Antonette
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Cover: Alex Schomburg
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Daring Mystery Comics #1 [D Story]
29: Daring Mystery Comics #1 [D Story]
   
"The Menace of Mr. Muro "
Wherein the fantastic Monako, Prince of Magic, must foil the evil doings of the dastardly Mister Muro. But will the master magician's tricks be enough?
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Published: Jan. 1940
EIC: Joe Simon
Writer: Larry Antonette
Penciler: Larry Antonette
Inker: Larry Antonette
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Cover: Alex Schomburg
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Daring Mystery Comics #1 [E Story]
30: Daring Mystery Comics #1 [E Story]
   
"Flash Foster at Midwestern "
Flash Foster, Bruising Fullback! Crushing Linebacker! All-American Football Star! and...Gang Buster?!
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Published: Jan. 1940
EIC: Joe Simon
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Cover: Alex Schomburg
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Daring Mystery Comics #3 [A Story]
31: Marvel Mystery Comics #3 [A Story]
   
"The Menace from Mars "
Martians have invaded the Earth in hopes of securing a secret formula for high-powered TNT. Once the Torch gets involved you can guess that the results are…explosive.
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Published: Jan. 1940
EIC: Joe Simon
Writer: Carl Burgos
Penciler: Carl Burgos
Inker: Carl Burgos
Letterer:
Cover: Alex Schomburg
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Marvel Mystery Comics #3 [B Story]
32: Marvel Mystery Comics #3 [B Story]
   
"The Voodoo Sacrifice "
Back in New York, the Angel witnesses the kidnapping of a young girl by strange occultists. He must track them back to their lair if he is to rescue her.
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Published: Jan. 1940
EIC: Joe Simon
Writer: Ray Gill
Penciler: Paul Gustavson
Inker: Paul Gustavson
Letterer:
Cover: Alex Schomburg
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Marvel Mystery Comics #3 [F Story]
33: Marvel Mystery Comics #3 [F Story]
   
"Third Episode "
When another foreign interloper comes to the jungle to hunt, Ka-Zar must intercede on behalf of his fellow jungle inhabitants.
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Published: Jan. 1940
EIC: Joe Simon
Writer: Ben Thompson
Penciler: Ben Thompson
Inker: Ben Thompson
Letterer:
Cover: Alex Schomburg
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Marvel Mystery Comics #3 [C Story]
34: Marvel Mystery Comics #3 [C Story]
   
"Enter: Betty Dean "
Namor has slipped away again but the local authorities have a plan to reel him in. Enter the bait, Betty Dean.
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Published: Jan. 1940
EIC: Joe Simon
Writer: Bill Everett
Penciler: Bill Everett
Inker: Bill Everett
Letterer:
Cover: Alex Schomburg
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Marvel Mystery Comics #4 [C Story]
35: Marvel Mystery Comics #4 [C Story]
   
"The Sub-Mariner Goes to War "
At the urging of Betty Dean, Namor has entered the war as a privateer, taking no side but that of justice and freedom.
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Published: Feb. 1940
EIC: Joe Simon
Writer: Bill Everett
Penciler: Bill Everett
Inker: Bill Everett
Letterer:
Cover: Alex Schomburg
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Marvel Mystery Comics #2 [B Story]
36: Daring Mystery Comics #2 [B Story]
   
"The Phantom Bullet, Scourge of the Underworld "
Cynical reporter Allan Lewis decides to use his sleuthing skills to fight crime instead of just writing about it. Armed with an amazing untraceable weapon, he becomes... The Phantom Bullet!
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Published: Feb. 1940
EIC: Joe Simon
Writer: Joe Simon
Penciler: Joe Simon
Inker: Joe Simon
Letterer:
Cover: Alex Schomburg
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Daring Mystery Comics #2 [D Story]
37: Daring Mystery Comics #2 [D Story]
   
"Introducing K-4 "
The British forces need American flying ace K-4 to go undercover and destroy a Nazi ammunition bunker.
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Published: Feb. 1940
EIC: Joe Simon
Writer:
Penciler: Jack Alderman
Inker: Vince Alascia
Letterer:
Cover: Alex Schomburg
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Daring Mystery Comics #2 [E Story]
38: Daring Mystery Comics #2 [E Story]
   
"Who in Reality is Mr. E? "
Mr. E's investigation into a string of murders leads him to an old enemy.
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Published: Feb. 1940
EIC: Joe Simon
Writer: Joe Cal Cagno
Penciler: Al Carreno
Inker: Al Carreno
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Cover: Alex Schomburg
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Daring Mystery Comics #2 [F Story]
39: Daring Mystery Comics #2 [F Story]
   
"Enter the Laughing Mask "
The Laughing Mask investigates a series of train derailments.
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Published: Feb. 1940
EIC: Joe Simon
Writer: Will Harr
Penciler: Maurice Gutwirth
Inker: Maurice Gutwirth
Letterer:
Cover: Alex Schomburg
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Daring Mystery Comics #4 [A Story]
40: Marvel Mystery Comics #4 [A Story]
   
"New York Hit by Green Flame "
New York is being terrorized by "The Green Flame". It's up to the Human Torch to save the city!
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Published: Feb. 1940
EIC: Joe Simon
Writer: Carl Burgos
Penciler: Carl Burgos
Inker: Carl Burgos
Letterer:
Cover: Alex Schomburg
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