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"Superman: "Carnahan’s Heir"": Dying wealthy industrialist Rufus Carnahan enlists Superman's aid in curing the life-ruining gambling habit of his son Peter Carnahan. Superman learns that Peter is in debt to loan shark Jake Brent, who is also blackmailing him. Then Brent gets murdered with a ha



Appearing in Superman: "Carnahan’s Heir"

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Supporting Characters:

Villains:

  • Jake Brent (Only appearance; dies)
  • Benny Farrel and his gang (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Rufus Carnahan (Only appearance; dies)
  • Jenkins (Carnahan's Butler) (Single appearance)
  • Peter Carnahan (Single appearance)
  • Judge Denton (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for Superman: "Carnahan’s Heir"

Dying wealthy industrialist Rufus Carnahan enlists Superman's aid in curing the life-ruining gambling habit of his son Peter Carnahan. Superman learns that Peter is in debt to loan shark Jake Brent, who is also blackmailing him. Then Brent gets murdered with a handgun, and Peter gets found with that gun in his hand.

Some time later, Peter is put on trial for murder, and convicted. But in that time, Superman has been gathering evidence that Brent was rubbed out by his underworld rival, Benny Farrel. Superman prevents young Carnahan's execution, and coerces a confession out of Farrel.

Appearing in Pep Morgan: "Spring Training"

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Supporting Characters:

  • Joe Donlin (Single appearance)
  • Fog Wallace (Single appearance)

Villains:

  • Hank Hodges(Single appearance)
  • "Bullyboy" Jones (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Jim Shaw (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for Pep Morgan: "Spring Training"

While playing as a backup pitcher for a major league baseball team, Pep stumbles across an attempt to kill "Fog" Wallace, the team's number one right-hand pitcher. As he investigates deeper, Pep finds out that an old rival of Jim Shaw, the team's coach, wants to ruin his career, whether it be through sabotaging the team's chances at the pennant, or Shaw's own death. Pep, with the help of his teammate Joe Donlin, makes tracks to stop the wicked plot.

Appearing in Black Pirate: "Escape from the Island"

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Villains:

  • Captain Ruff

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  • Captain Ruff's ship

Synopsis for Black Pirate: "Escape from the Island"

Continued from last issue.

In his exploration of the island, Jon Valor discovers the cave where Captain Ruff had hidden more of his treasure. He moves it to a new location so that it wouldn't be found. When Ruff's ship returns to the island, Valor climbs aboard while the captain is away. He announces to the remaining crew that he is their new captain.

Meanwhile, Captain Ruff discovers his treasure is missing. He growls that the Black Pirate was still alive, and orders his men back to the ship.

To be continued.

Appearing in Three Aces: "The Stolen Gold"

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Villains:

  • Judge Doakes (Single appearance)
  • Sheriff Green (Single appearance)

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  • The Aces' Planes

Synopsis for Three Aces: "The Stolen Gold"

The Aces land their planes in a sleepy Arizona town, where they are soon arrested on framed-up charges of bank robbery! Gunner Bill escapes incarceration, to seek proof of their innocence.

Appearing in Tex Thomson: "The Invisible Steam"

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Villains:

  • unnamed Doctor (Only appearance; dies)

Other Characters:

  • Dick Angello (Single appearance)
  • Inspector Burke (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for Tex Thomson: "The Invisible Steam"

Tex and his friends head to a small island off the coast of Africa, to investigate the disappearance of three reporters. A mad scientist lives there, and has command of a large number of native spearmen, who capture Tex and company. This scientist has invented an "invisibility steam". He has Tex and Bob and Gargantua thrown into a dungeon. There they meet Inspector Burke, an earlier victim of this Invisibility Steam. Tex helps Burke escape, but doesn’t himself get loose. The inspector busts the scientist, and forces him to reveal the antidote for the invisibility, then frees Tex from the dungeon. Insanely, the scientist kills himself, and the secret formula for his Invisibility Steam is lost forever.

Appearing in Clip Carson: "Revolution in Verdania (Part 2)"

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Villains:

  • Revolutionists
    • Calero (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Lt. Diaz
  • President Valdez (First appearance)

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  • Plane
  • Tank

Synopsis for Clip Carson: "Revolution in Verdania (Part 2)"

When Clip, and his friend Lieutenant Diaz, are captured by the rebels of South America, they find they share a cell with the president of the Republic of Verdania. Together, the three men get the better of their captors and steal a plane, flying back to President Valdez's home. Clip starts to form a plan to stop the rebels once and for all.

To be continued.

Appearing in Zatara: "The Magician Murder"

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Villains:

  • Chalo (Single appearance)
  • Arko (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Etta Nolan (Single appearance)
  • Lotus Blossom (Single appearance)
  • John Dokar (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for Zatara: "The Magician Murder"

Zatara receives a guest in his home, Miss Etta Nolan, who seeks his help protecting her from Chalo, a magician who not only uses black magic, but who killed his own brother to learn it. At a magic show, Zatara and Etta meet John Dokar, another magician, and he takes them to a seance performed by Chalo. Magical combat ensues, during which Dokar is killed by Chalo, and Chalo is subdued, along with his henchman Arko. Zatara then forces these two to sign confessions and turns them over to the police.

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