"Little Linda": Linda enjoys a rare day to herself, making the most of the snow.
- Nonsense! But say -- let's hide this body and skip!
Appearing in "Little Linda"
Synopsis for "Little Linda"
Linda enjoys a rare day to herself, making the most of the snow.
Appearing in Brad Hardy: "The Black Magician, Part 1"
- Lorraine Lewis
- Prince Kardos
- Black Magician
- Rat men
- Rat men
Synopsis for Brad Hardy: "The Black Magician, Part 1"
The Black Magician, in the form of a snake, is crushing the life out of Brad while Lorraine, Kardos, and King Naga look on. In a desperate move, Brad throws a spear at Naga, piercing him through the arm. Naga screams, and the Magician resumes human form at the sound. Brad quickly takes advantage and knocks the Magician unconscious. He, Lorraine, and Kardos prepare to fight their way to freedom, but the Magician recovers quickly and encircles them in magical fire.
Appearing in "Don Drake"
- Drake's atomic energy gun
- Don and Betty's sphere-ship
Synopsis for "Don Drake"
Don tries to rescue a maiden from becoming a sacrifice to a horrific monster.
Appearing in "In the Wake of the Wander, Part 5"
- Island of Missing Men
Synopsis for "In the Wake of the Wander, Part 5"
Captain Grim and Holcomb are stunned to see the natives rendered unconscious by an unseen force. Later, more natives attack Grim and his crew at the blockhouse, and the building is soon ablaze--with Grim trapped on the roof!
Appearing in Sandra of the Secret Service: "The Gavonian Affair, Part 7
- several Gavonian thugs
- Count Taurus
- his soldiers
- his soldiers
Synopsis for Sandra of the Secret Service: "The Gavonian Affair, Part 7
In a speeding car with three kidnappers, Sandra pulls a gun, and when the driver turns back in his seat to konk her with a pipe wrench, she shoots him dead. The car crashes into a tree. Sandra escapes from the car; the two remaining thugs are either dead or disabled. She races on foot back to where Lothar and Reynolds are being attacked, and shoots one of the attackers. This turns the tables, and Lothar and Reynolds beat down the remaining attackers. But before they can leave the scene, a Gavonian official, backed by two riflemen, drives up in a staff car and arrests the trio.
Appearing in Barry O'Neill: "Fang Gow of China, Part 7"
- Fang Gow
- seaplane crew
- boat crew
Synopsis for Barry O'Neill: "Fang Gow of China, Part 7"
Captured by Fang-Gow's men, Barry and LeGrand are taken to the mystery boat. Locked in a room, they soon discover that Fang-Gow is eavesdropping on them, which subjects them to a mysterious ray.
Appearing in Ivanhoe: "Episode 7"
- Cedric the Saxon
- Maurice de Bracy
- Isaac of York
- 12th Century England
Synopsis for Ivanhoe: "Episode 7"
The companions, now prisoners of de Bracy and his masked bandits, are conducted through the forest to Torquilstone, now in the hands of Front-de-Boeuf. Once there, they are separated, awaiting whatever plans their enemies have in store for them.
Appearing in Bob Merritt: "The Mystery Plane, Part 3"
Synopsis for Bob Merritt: "The Mystery Plane, Part 3"
As Buzz and Shorty look on frantically, Bob lands his plane, having exhausted his ammunition in the dogfight. With Bob's former patron dead, things look bleak--until Bob remembers a telegram from Seattle offering to hire the boys to find a loose gold deposit. Meanwhile, Brandon sends Prospector Jake to meet with Bob, but Jake is waylaid along the way and a member of a dangerous gang heads for the meeting in Jake's place.
Appearing in Buckskin Jim: "Indian Ambush, Part 7"
- Trapper Pete
- Mary Halliday
- Old West, 1840s
Synopsis for Buckskin Jim: "Indian Ambush, Part 7"
Jim and his friends rescue Mary Halliday from the Indians.
Appearing in 2023: Super Police: "Captain Kiddlaw, Part 7"
- Professor Stanley
- Joan Shanley
- Axel Yoke
Synopsis for 2023: Super Police: "Captain Kiddlaw, Part 7"
Rex and his friends are ambushed and captured by Kiddlaw and his men. As they are climbing through a narrow mountain pass, Axel, naturally, stumbles and falls over the side, taking his guard with him. The rope connecting the two snags on a rock, saving their lives, and Rex volunteers to go down and get them, but as he climbs down, the ledge starts to give way.
Appearing in Skipper Hicks: "The Mysterious Island Part 2"
- Skipper Ham Shanks
Synopsis for Skipper Hicks: "The Mysterious Island Part 2"
The crew of the Mary Lou prepare to attempt the dangerous whirlpools to reach the seas beyond. They succeed, and are seen by the people of the Isle of Gillyfish, who prepare for their arrival.
Appearing in Doctor Occult: "The Vampire Master, Part 2"
- Sander Amster
- Mrs. Amster
Synopsis for Doctor Occult: "The Vampire Master, Part 2"
Rose fires silver bullets into the vampire, but they have no effect on the monster. Still, the vampire vanishes in a blinding burst of light before Occult or Rose can try anything else. Several days later, a newspaper receives a letter from the Vampire Master, threatening to turn the city into a vampire's hunting ground if he is not paid $100,000. The city refuses to pay, and the Vampire Master makes good on his threat. Among the victims is Mrs. Amster, kidnapped from her sanitarium. The police receive a second letter from the Vampire Master, ordering Doctor Occult to go alone to Lyndale Field at midnight...
Appearing in Henri Duval: "Rescuing the King, Part 2"
Synopsis for Henri Duval: "Rescuing the King, Part 2"
Duval accompanies the King and his entourage to a nearby inn and offers to stand guard that night. Later, someone scales the wall to the King's chambers, and Duval gives chase. Attacked from behind, he still manages to turn the table on the miscreant--but does not see his attacker's partner closing in...
Appearing in Jack Woods: "Pancho Villa, Part 7"
- Pancho Villa
- his many soldiers
- Mexico, Early 1900s
Synopsis for Jack Woods: "Pancho Villa, Part 7"
Pancho Villa prepares to take his captives, Dolores and Don Miguel, to his mountain base. Meanwhile, Jack distracts Villa's men and gets the drop on them. As Villa investigates the noise, Jack ambushes the bandit and pulls Dolores and Don Miguel out of the bandit's lair. But as the trio make their escape, Don Miguel's fatigue catches up with him and he tumbles off his horse!
Appearing in Midshipman Dewey: "Dewey and the Pirates, Part 3"
- USS Hornet
Synopsis for Midshipman Dewey: "Dewey and the Pirates, Part 3"
Jack wrenches himself from the pirate's grasp and swims for the Hornet, where the crew throws him a rope and fishes him out of the sea while the pirate ship sinks beneath the waters. The captain orders Jack to inspect the holds before they imprison the surviving pirates there, but as Jack descends, he hears voices...
Appearing in "Professor"
Synopsis for "Professor"
The burglars make yet another attempt to get the formula from the Professor. His hired detectives try to fight them off, but the burglars prevail. In the nick of time, Schniffer the dog attacks and chases them away. The Professor then assures the detectives that the formula lies in his fireproof safe.
Appearing in Wing Brady: "The Bedouins, Part 7"
- Bedouin Riffs
- Corporal Levun
- his platoon
Synopsis for Wing Brady: "The Bedouins, Part 7"
The Bedouin captives escape and murder the two Legionnaires set to guard them. Wing sees them and rouses Slim, but the Bedouins attack, and Slim is soon down. The Bedouins take to their heels, and are soon found by the rest of their force. The Bedouin force rides away--straight at a civilian caravan.
Appearing in Treasure Island: "Episode 3"
- Jim Hawkins
- Blind Pew
- Billy Bones
- Mrs. Hawkins
Synopsis for Treasure Island: "Episode 3"
The blind man demands to be taken to Billy Bones, who is shocked to see him. The blind man, Blind Pew, gives Bones a piece of paper, and Bones, seeing a black spot on the page, has a sudden stroke. Jim and his mother, seeing that Bones is dead, investigate the chest in his room. Meanwhile, Blind Pew has raised a mob of pirates, who storm the inn. Jim and his mother barely manage to escape with a packet of papers they found in the chest.
Appearing in "Along the Main Line"
Synopsis for "Along the Main Line"
Jake and Ed are attacked by a runaway lion.
Appearing in Magic Crystal of History: "In Ancient Egypt, Part 7"
Synopsis for Magic Crystal of History: "In Ancient Egypt, Part 7"
The forces of the priests of Ammon-Re badly outnumber Tutankhamen's army, and he, Bobby, and Binks are forced to flee to the safety of the city. Tired and with his friends faced with a siege and starvation, Bobby slips and suggests radioing for help. The Egyptians, not understanding the word, think that Bobby has volunteered to leave in disguise and go to Tutankhamen's brother for help. Without any way out, Bobby and Binks prepare to go on a mission from which they may never return.
Appearing in Slim Pickins: "The Haunted House, Part 3"
Synopsis for Slim Pickins: "The Haunted House, Part 3"
Slim tries to go to sleep in the haunted house, but a strange creature breaks in and tosses him out of bed--only to claim it himself. Two other housebreakers enter, but Slim, with the creature's help, subdues them.
Appearing in Ramblin' Jim: "Fishy the Gangster, Part 3"
- Old Scratch
- Fishy Gill
Synopsis for Ramblin' Jim: "Fishy the Gangster, Part 3"
Old Scratch questions the tramp about Jim's injuries, but the tramp, calling himself Fishy Gill pulls a gun on him. Jim wakes up, grabs a saucepan, and throws it at Gill's head. Gill drops the gun, and Old Scratch takes advantage of the opening and knocks Gill out with one punch
Appearing in Spike Spalding: "Prince of Patrania, Part 5"
- Philip of Patrania
Synopsis for Spike Spalding: "Prince of Patrania, Part 5"
Spike continues his captive journey to Patrania. Meanwhile, Pincus sneaks around the boat in search of something to eat. Hearing someone coming, he ducks into the first door he finds--which happens to be Spike's room.
- Published by More Fun Magazine, Inc..
- First issue under new title as as More Fun Comics (Volume 1).
- Also appearing in this issue of More Fun Comics were:
- "Charley Fish", by Vincent Sullivan
- "Down by the Old Mill Stream" (text story)
- "Little Linda", by Whitney Ellsworth, appears twice in this issue.
- "Pelion and Ossa", by John Lindermayer
- "Fanny", by Vincent Sullivan
- "Oswald the Rabbit" (Final appearance), by Al Stahl
- "Fang Gow of China" was reprinted in Cavalier Comics #2, published by A. W. Nugent Publishing Co. in 1945
- The Skipper Hicks feature later became known as Skipper Ham Shanks, when it was continued in the Comics Magazine.
- The Ivanhoe installment covers Chapters 19 through 22 of the novel. Notably omitted from the comic book adaptation are several scenes featuring Robin of Locksley, aka Robin Hood.
- The Treasure Island installment covers the second half of Chapter 3 through the beginning of Chapter 5.
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Links and References
- Read The Gavonian Affair, Part 7 online.