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"The Origin of Master Man"

Cover for Master Comics #1 (1940)

"The Jeweled Crown of Ramistan"

"Enter: The Devil's Dagger"

"The Diabolical Doctor Drown"

"The Search For Harrington Grey"


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Appearing in "The Origin of Master Man"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Mayor Doyle
  • Mayor Doyle's Daughter

Villains:

  • Various Gangsters

Locations:

  • Master Man's castle, atop the world's highest peak
  • The country of Ecalpon is 200 miles from Master Man's HQ

Synopsis for "The Origin of Master Man"

Master Man (who is given no other name in the story) was a weakling as a kid, but an old doctor gave him some good advice and some magic tablets called Vitacaps that made him super-strong. Now as an adult he lives in his mountain fortress and fights evil.
In this episode, Master Man stops an army of orphanage-bombing gangsters from invading the country of Ecalpon, 200 miles away. Master Man runs there in two hours, then starts in catching bombs, flipping over gangstermobiles, and dishing out beatings, until the gangsters are all subdued.

Appearing in "The Jeweled Crown of Ramistan"

Featured Characters:

  • White Rajah (David Scott)

Supporting Characters:

  • Sin-Gee, a white elephant

Villains:



Synopsis for "The Jeweled Crown of Ramistan"

David Scott is the son of a wealthy Englishman. He is lost in the jungles of India and survives with the help of a white elephant he calls Sin-Gee. After growing up in the jungle, he thwarts the theft of the jeweled crown of Ramistan, and the Rajah names him as his successor. The chapter ends with David being crowned.

Appearing in "Enter: The Devil's Dagger"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Sandra Cole
  • Pat Gleason, the Wyman family's chauffeur

Villains:

  • Jeff Marlowe

Other Characters:

  • Burton, City Editor of the Daily Blade
  • Professor Craig, inventor of a diamond-making machine
  • Jean Craig, daughter of Professor Craig

Locations:

  • Carterville

Vehicles:

  • The Speed Ghost, Ken Wyman's sleek blue & yellow roadster

Synopsis for "Enter: The Devil's Dagger"

Ken Wyman, wealthy heir and newspaper reporter, is really the Devil's Dagger, scourge of the underworld. His nemesis in the town of Carterville is Jeff Marlowe, the underworld leader. Marlowe steals the plans to a diamond-making machine, and the Devil's Dagger, in his top hat and tuxedo, must get them back. He does so, but Marlowe gets away.

Appearing in "The Diabolical Doctor Drown"

Featured Characters:

  • Shipwreck Roberts

Supporting Characters:

  • "Deep Sea" Doodle

Villains:

  • Doctor Drown

Other Characters:


Locations:

  • Charleston SC

Items:


Vehicles:

  • Roberts' Depthosphere

Synopsis for "The Diabolical Doctor Drown"

Shipwreck Roberts, with his Depthosphere, is a deep sea treasure hunter. Together with his sidekick Deep Sea Doodle, he investigates the disappearance of a number of ships, and finds the evil Doctor Drown, in his sunken yacht at sea-bottom, has been sinking ships by torpedo and looting them. A couple of mutated undersea dinosaurs and a giant crab, and a "mechanosaurus," and especially the dreaded "Colostopus" all menace our man Shipwreck.

Appearing in "The Search For Harrington Grey"

Featured Characters:

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Villains:


Other Characters:


Locations:


Items:

  • El Carim's bulletproof monocle that attracts bullets
  • El Carim's powerful magnet
  • El Carim's magic rope
  • El Carim's 'arrestor" which renders people motionless

Synopsis for "The Search For Harrington Grey"

El Carim, Master of Magic, in his turban and tuxedo, rescues a millionaire. El Carim relies more on gadgets than his own magic powers. He has a bulletproof monocle that attracts bullets, a powerful magnet, and a magic rope, and he is directed by the spirit of his mentor, Wizzar, the father of all magic.

Notes

  • The correct magic word for releasing people from the paralyzing influence of El Carim's 'arrestor' is "SEGHIR."


Trivia

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Recommended Reading

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