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"Sandman: "The Golden Gusher"": Famous singer Gloria Gordon attempts to fake her own kidnapping in order to cheat the insurance company. The Sandman intervenes, and exposes Gordon's scheme.


Quote1 This is a queer errand, to-night's. If I were only more sure. Quote2
-- The Sandman



Appearing in Sandman: "The Golden Gusher"

Featured Characters:

Villains:

  • Gloria Gordon (Single appearance)
  • Rendle (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Toki
  • Doug Nye (Single appearance)
  • Charley Jones (Only appearance; dies)

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Items:

Vehicles:

  • Dodds' Automobile

Synopsis for Sandman: "The Golden Gusher"

Famous singer Gloria Gordon attempts to fake her own kidnapping in order to cheat the insurance company. The Sandman intervenes, and exposes Gordon's scheme.

Appearing in Barry O'Neill: "Fang Gow Has Risen From the Grave, Part 1"

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Other Characters:

  • Jean Legrand
  • Marie (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for Barry O'Neill: "Fang Gow Has Risen From the Grave, Part 1"

Thought to be dead, the villain Fang Gow hatches a scheme to kidnap Inspector Le Grand's daughter, Jean.

Appearing in Federal Men: "Rutska the Racketeer"

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Villains:

  • Rutska (Only appearance; dies)
  • Butch Stevens (Single appearance)

Synopsis for Federal Men: "Rutska the Racketeer"

Steve is assigned to find and capture Rutska, an infamous Racketeer who is wanted for murder. When he is finally cornered, Rutska tries to swing away from the police on a power line, and is electrocuted.

Appearing in Socko Strong: "Odds Bodkins's Big Score"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Jerry Indutch

Villains:

  • Odds Bodkins (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

Synopsis for Socko Strong: "Odds Bodkins's Big Score"

Socko gets amnesia after a car hits him. Odds Bodkins tries to trick him into taking a dive during his next boxing match. Biff Bronson spars with Socko and punches him in the head, really hard, which restores his memory, after which they settle accounts with Bodkins.

Appearing in Captain Desmo: "The Cholera Crisis"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Gabby Maguire

Villains:

  • Cutthroats

Other Characters:

  • Calhoun (Only appearance; dies)
  • Dr. James Hillhouse (Single appearance)

Locations:

Items:

  • Cholera Serum

Vehicles:

  • Desmo's Plane

Synopsis for Captain Desmo: "The Cholera Crisis"

A British mining company working in India is under attack by local cutthroats. Suddenly, some of the miners contact the deadly Cholera virus, and it's up to Captain Desmo to escort a doctor to their position.

Appearing in Skip Schuyler: "Search For Captain Wade, Part 2"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Bob Drake (Final appearance)

Villains:

  • Igook (Final appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Pete Wade (Final appearance)

Locations:

Vehicles:

  • Airplane

Synopsis for Skip Schuyler: "Search For Captain Wade, Part 2"

After encountering incredible difficulties in the Arctic landscape, Skip rescues the missing pilot from a drink-crazed Eskimo.

Appearing in Rusty and His Pals: "The Menace of Cheng Fu, Part 5"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Steve Carter (Final appearance)

Villains:

  • Chen Fu (Final appearance; Dies)

Other Characters:

  • Diane (Final appearance)

Locations:

Synopsis for Rusty and His Pals: "The Menace of Cheng Fu, Part 5"

Rusty and the police chase after the villainous Chen Fu in an attempt to stop him once and for all. Chen Fu is killed in the attack.

Steve and Diane decide to return to America and get married, and Rusty and his pals decide to not go with them.

Appearing in Anchors Aweigh: "Satan's Sister"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Red Murphy

Villains:

  • Satan's Sister (Only appearance; dies)
  • General Hari (Only appearance; dies)

Locations:

Vehicles:

  • Kerry's Ship

Synopsis for Anchors Aweigh: "Satan's Sister"

A smuggling ship, run by the female captain known as "Satan's Sister", is boarded by Don and his crew. She is peddling weapons to the forces currently invading China. Her buyer, General Hari shows up. After some violence and some discussion, Hari and the smuggler end up shooting each other dead.

Appearing in Cotton Carver: "Rebellion!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Deela

Villains:

  • Gortu and his rebels (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Sokar
  • King Marl

Locations:

  • Underground World
    • Thula
    • Barlunda

Vehicles:

  • Deela's Royal Pirate Airship

Synopsis for Cotton Carver: "Rebellion!"

In the land of Barlunda, Queen Deela's pirates start a revolt, when she announces a treaty with their long-time rival, King Marl. Cotton Carver aids in suppressing this revolt.

Notes

  • In Federal Men:, Steve Carson gets head-konked unconscious with a wood block. This is the fifth time he's been knocked out.[1][2][3][4]. Not all of these were blunt instrument traumas, but all were shocks to the brain.
  • Sandman: The Golden Gusher is reprinted in The Golden Age Sandman Archives Vol. 1.
  • Biff Bronson, and his pal Dan Druff, make cameo appearances in this issue's Socko Strong story. Biff regularly appeared in More Fun Comics, from issue #43 to #67. This is one of the earliest crossover appearances in comic book history.
  • Also featured in this issue of Adventure Comics were:

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