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Issue Details

Issue #46
Published February 1945
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 60
Editing George Brenner

Cover Details

Characters The Barker [Carnie Callahan]
Genre adventure; humor
Pencils Jack Cole
Inks Jack Cole

11 page Barker story "Murder Is No Joke"

Characters The Barker [Carnie Callahan]; Shali (first appearance; a snake-charmer); Samson Smith (first appearance); Sonny Day (first appearance); Capt. Bill Day (first appearance); Dr. Devlin (first appearance; villain); Al (first appearance; villain); Marty (first appearance; villain); Boots (first appearance; villain); Maxie (first appearance; villain); other crooks (first appearance; villains)
Genre adventure; humor
Script Klaus Nordling
Pencils Klaus Nordling
Inks Klaus Nordling
Notes title from cover

8 page Sally O'Neil Policewoman story "Sing Me a Torch Song"

Characters Sally O'Neil; Jerome (first appearance; villain); Frankie Sebar (first appearance; villain)
Genre detective
Pencils Gene Fawcette
Inks Gene Fawcette

1 page Salty Waters story

Genre humor
Script Bernard Dibble
Pencils Bernard Dibble
Inks Bernard Dibble

7 page G-2 story "The Vase of Kwan-Yin"

Characters The Japanese (villains)
Genre spy
Script Don Rico?
Pencils Don Rico?
Inks Don Rico?
Notes last appearance

6 page Intellectual Amos story "The Lisping Hob-Goblin and the Ghost That Failed"

Characters Intellectual Amos (first appearance); Horrible Horace (first appearance; a ghost); Wilbur (first appearance; a hobgoblin); Von Hogg (first appearance; villain)
Genre humor; adventure; children
Script Andre LeBlanc?
Pencils Andre LeBlanc
Inks Andre LeBlanc

6 page Chic Carter story "The Vengeance of Monk Mature"

Characters Chic Carter; Monk Mature (first appearance; villain)
Genre detective
Script Vernon Henkel
Pencils Vernon Henkel
Inks Vernon Henkel

2 page text story "Footprints of Light"

Letters typeset

1 page Windy Breeze story "Waterdog Breeze"

Characters Windy Breeze
Genre humor
Script Jack Cole
Pencils Jack Cole
Inks Jack Cole

7 page Quicksilver story "Theatre of Thieves"

Characters Quicksilver [Max]; Fortescue and the Shen-Dee Troupe (first appearance; villains)
Genre superhero
Pencils Bill Quackenbush
Inks Bill Quackenbush

7 page Destroyer 171 story "Yeoman Third"

Characters Captain Marlin (first appearance; death); The Japanese (villains)
Genre war
Pencils Al Camy?
Inks Al Camy?