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"Hour-Man: "The Kidnapping of a Minute-Man"": The parents of Rodney Morvan force him to resign from the Minute Men of America. A short time later Rodney is kidnapped, by Ricky Maffiri's gang. Jimmy Martin calls Hourman for help. He tries to reason with Mr. Morvan, the banker, who refuses to p



Appearing in Hour-Man: "The Kidnapping of a Minute-Man"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Villains:

  • Ricky Maffiri

Other Characters:

  • Rodney Morvan
  • Mrs. Morvan
  • Mr. Morvan

Locations:

Items:

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for Hour-Man: "The Kidnapping of a Minute-Man"

The parents of Rodney Morvan force him to resign from the Minute Men of America. A short time later Rodney is kidnapped, by Ricky Maffiri's gang. Jimmy Martin calls Hourman for help. He tries to reason with Mr. Morvan, the banker, who refuses to pay Rodney's ransom. Hourman and the Minute Men help track down the crooks, who kidnap Mr. Morvan after he didn't pay the ransom. Hourman finds Rodney, but the crooks surprise him and take him prisoner. Using his radio, Hour-Man contacts Jimmy and gets him to bring a supply of Miraclo. Hourman frees himself and the Morvans, then he and the Minute Men capture the crooks. After seeing Hourman and the Minute Men in action, Mr. Morvan allows Rodney to rejoin the club.

Appearing in Barry O'Neill: "Fang Gow's Challenge"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Villains:

Other Characters:

  • Agent Fornet
  • Folette Fornet

Locations:

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for Barry O'Neill: "Fang Gow's Challenge"

When Barry O'Neill and Inspector LeGrand learn of Fang Gow's attempt to poison a group of refugee children, Fang Gow takes control of O'Neill's mind. LeGrand makes a deal with Fang Gow for O'Neill's release and, upon Fang Gow's escape, the children are saved.

Appearing in Mark Lansing: "The Dreaded Mokos"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Koda
  • Jada

Villains:

  • The Mokos (First appearance)
  • Mokan the Monster (First appearance)
  • The Trad Man (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Tony
  • Kit

Locations:

  • Mikishawm

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for Mark Lansing: "The Dreaded Mokos"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Federal Men: "Death of a Borinquen Butler"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


Villains:

  • The Borinquen Ambassador (Single appearance)
  • Williams (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Tommy Watkins (Single appearance)
  • Ann Carr (Single appearance)

Locations:

  • Unknown

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for Federal Men: "Death of a Borinquen Butler"

Investigating an alleged murder at the Borinquen embassy, Steve Carson finds that the supposedly murdered butler is still alive. Upon returning to Federal Men headquarters, Carson learns that a photographer, who's been seen outside, is actually a Borinquen agent, and he returns to the embassy to bust the ambassador.

Appearing in Cotton Carver: Cotton Carver and the Beast Men"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Lupa
  • Nora Blake
  • Jim Bent

Villains:

  • The Amazons
  • The Beast Men

Other Characters:

  • Norlon
  • Qwar

Locations:

  • Ugar

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for Cotton Carver: Cotton Carver and the Beast Men"

Escaping a group of Amazons with the aid of Qwar, Cotton Carver and Lupa the wolf-woman travel to the land of Ugar where (new character) Norlon reveals the fate of Atlantis to Cotton. Cotton meets some lost people from the upper world, Nora Blake, her father, and her boyfriend Jim Bent. Ugar is then attacked by Beast Men and Cotton is taken prisoner.

Appearing in "Too Clever"

Featured Characters:

  • Jim Norman

Supporting Characters:


Villains:

  • Thieves

Other Characters:

  • Tom Larsen

Locations:

  • Somewhere on the Atlantic

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • Boats

Synopsis for "Too Clever"

Text story

Appearing in Socko Strong: "The Great I: Part 3"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Jerry Indutch

Villains:

  • The Great I (Final appearance; Dies)

Other Characters:

  • Professor Watson

Locations:

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for Socko Strong: "The Great I: Part 3"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Steve Conrad, Adventurer: "Adventure of the French Agent"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Chang

Villains:

  • Pierre (Single appearance)
  • Fifi (Single appearance)

Other Characters:


Locations:

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for Steve Conrad, Adventurer: "Adventure of the French Agent"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in The Sandman: "Case of the Kidnapped Heiress"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Villains:

  • Kidnappers

Other Characters:

Locations:

Items:

Vehicles:

  • Dodd's Roadster

Synopsis for The Sandman: "Case of the Kidnapped Heiress"

Heiress Nana Martin is kidnapped by a man seeking to marry her and gain her inheritance. Sandman and Dian Belmont rescue her, but while Sandman battles the original kidnapper, two more villains nab Dian and Nana. Sandman contacts Dian's father the D.A., who allows him to help get Dian back. Working with officer Jim Holt, the Sandman apprehends the kidnappers and forces them to reveal where the girls are held. Holt and Nana then get married.

  • Dian Belmont is kidnapped for the 2nd time in this issue's story. Her first abduction was in World's Fair Comics #2.
  • Effective this issue, Sandman is now no longer hunted by the police.



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