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"Steve Conrad: "The Revenge of Devachan, Part 9"": Continued from Part 8, in New Adventure Comics #20.


Quote1 But - Myra, don't you recognize me? I'm Steve Conrad! Quote2
-- Steve Conrad



Appearing in Steve Conrad: "The Revenge of Devachan, Part 9"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Myra Rutherford

Villains:

  • King Olam
  • Alligator-Men

Synopsis for Steve Conrad: "The Revenge of Devachan, Part 9"

Continued from Part 8, in New Adventure Comics #20.

Steve escapes the Alligator Men's grasp with a few combat moves, and quickly races back out into the swamp. Myra tells the men to forget about him and prepare the wedding feast. In truth, she had been worried that Steve would have been killed if she hadn't said something.

Later, as the feast commences, Steve again makes an attempt to rescue Myra. He fights off King Olam's tribesmen until they start to flee. Steve and Myra wonder at this, when they suddenly become surrounded by large turtles who crawled out of the swamp on a hunger march.

To be continued.

Appearing in "A Tale of Two Cities: Episode 19"

Featured Characters:

  • Jarvis Lorry

Supporting Characters:

  • Lucie Manette

Synopsis for "A Tale of Two Cities: Episode 19"

Continuing the adaptation of the novel by Charles Dickens

Appearing in Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers: "The Train Robbery, Part 23"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Ranger Bob
  • Jess

Villains:

  • Rusty
  • Spike
  • Scrub
  • Fletch

Other Characters:

  • Jane
  • Johnny

Locations:

Synopsis for Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers: "The Train Robbery, Part 23"

Continued from Part 22.

Captain Jim and Bob are about to cross through the canyon, when Bob sees a flash of light on the canyon's wall. It's Jess' signal, warning them about the ambush up ahead! Thinking something was waiting for them further in, Bob and Jim hang back and wait for any more signs.

Inside the shack, Jess once again starts to search for a way out. When he moves a packing crate to use as a stand, so that he can try prying the roof open, Jess spots a small trapdoor concealed beneath the crate. It leads to a dug-out underground tunnel, with another trapdoor leading up on the other side.

The rustlers, in the meantime, notice that Bob and Jim have left the kids behind some cover. Rusty takes Spike with him, in a plan to capture Jane and Johnny. Together, the two rustlers are able to get behind Jim and Bob, and next to where the kids are hiding. Guns drawn, they surprise them and order the kids to get on their horses.

To be continued.

Appearing in Dale Daring: "The Red Hatchet, Part 1"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Captain Don Brewster

Villains:

  • The Red Hatchet Clan

Other Characters:

  • Mr. Daring

Locations:

Synopsis for Dale Daring: "The Red Hatchet, Part 1"

After their harrowing ordeal with Tsin Lee, Dale and Captain Brewster are going out on the town for a relaxing date. During dinner, Brewster picks up a note that was dropped by one of the restaurant's patrons. The note has the picture of a hatchet, a sign from the Red Hatchet clan. Whoever received the sign was marked by the clan to die from their assassins. Dale worries, but Brewster tells her not to be concerned. He didn't think the sign was meant for him, as he only picked it up after a man dropped it. But that night, after he sees Dale home, Brewster is followed by two shadowy figures.

To be continued.

Appearing in "Monastery of the Blue God, Episode 10"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Baroness Elsa von Saxenberg

Villains:

  • Mongols

Other Characters:

  • Seargent Miller

Locations:

Synopsis for "Monastery of the Blue God, Episode 10"

Continued from Episode 9.

After hearing Elsa's scream, Captain Stewart rushes over to see two Mongols coming towards her. After subduing the first, he rushes to the second and knocks the gun from his hand. The Mongol charges at Stewart, causing them both to roll down the hill. He finally knocks out the Mongol with one mighty strike. A gunshot is heard from above, Elsa has killed the first Mongol, who was about to shoot at Stewart.

Sergeant Miller appears from out of the brush, explaining that he had been fighting off eight more of the Mongols until they retreated. He and Stewart then examine the man that had just been knocked out. He is carrying a Star Sapphire gem on a golden chain. When he regains consciousness, the Mongol, in perfect English, tells them that they are doomed.

Back at where Stewart and Miller had parked their cars, the Mongols chased off by Miller return. They set fire to the fuel line and slash the tires, intent on getting revenge.

To be continued.

Appearing in Robin Hood: "Episode 1"

Featured Characters:

Villains:

  • Foresters

Other Characters:

  • Will Stutely (First appearance)

Locations:

Synopsis for Robin Hood: "Episode 1"

Young Robin Hood is crossing through the Royal Forest towards Nottingham, and comes across a small group of the king's foresters, who order him to halt. Robin Hood explains that he is seeking to become one of the king's royal foresters, to which the men laugh. Angered by their taunts, he gambles that he can shoot an arrow at any target they choose, gaining their wallets if he wins. Disbelieving that the young man can ever be as good an archer as he claims, the lead forester points to a stag in the far off distance, marking it as Robin's target. Robin readies his bow and takes aim. To the men's surprise, his arrow pierces the Stag's hide and fells it instantly. However, Robin is unaware of the law that prevents hunters from killing the king's deer, under penalty of death. The men place him under arrest, tying the skin of the dead stag around his body.

The laborers are summoned to carry the bound Robin Hood in their sled meant for lumber. One of the laborers, a young lad named Will, seems hesitant to drag the sled. But realizing that it's useless to resist, he continues to pull while following the foresters into town. They pass a pub on the way to the castle, so the men decide to stop for a drink.

That night, as the foresters sleep, Will sneaks outside, and with his knife, cuts the hide binding Robin Hood.

To be continued.

Appearing in Federal Men: "The Junior G-Girls"

Featured Characters:

  • The G-Girls Club

Villains:

  • Shoplifting Woman

Other Characters:

  • The Junior Federal-Men Club

Synopsis for Federal Men: "The Junior G-Girls"

One day, some girls walk into the Junior Federal Men Club's headquarters and ask to join them. The boys laugh at them, saying that a girl can't catch a criminal like they do. Angrily, the girls head out in the street and decide to split up to look for any type of crime and stop it, proving the boys wrong.

Rita, one of the girls, sees a woman shoplifting some stockings from a clothing store. But when she tries to stop her, the woman grabs Rita and calls for the manager, claiming the Rita was caught stealing. When the other girls get there, Rita is sobbing while trying to explain what happened. The manager doesn't believe her, and goes to dial the police. But one of the other girls has unplugged the phone line, giving them time to investigate. When the woman guarding Rita is distracted, they leap upon her and tear her purse away from her grip. They open it up and see many stolen objects from the store. The manager calls the police and has the woman arrested.

The next day, the boys of the Junior Federal Men Club extend an invitation for the girls to join them. In response, the girls only tell them that they'll "think it over."

Appearing in "Golden Dragon, Episode 18"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Ken Cockerill

Villains:

  • Mongols

Other Characters:

  • Doris Willis
  • Pan Chi-Lou
  • Captain Drenidoff

Locations:

Synopsis for "Golden Dragon, Episode 18"

Continued from Episode 17.

Ian, Doris, and Pan had been escaping on the backs of camels, while the Mongols pursued relentlessly. Then, off in the distance they noticed some lights flickering, and moving closer. The trio got off the road and hid in the shadows in case it was more enemies. But, to Ian's relief, it turned out to be Cockerill and his party, who had gone out to look for him. After the greetings were made, Ian noticed the Cossacks among the group. He took their leader, Drenidoff, aside and told him they were being pursued by six Mongols on camels. He wanted Drenidoff to take his men and kill the Mongols and retrieve the camels for the group's use. Drenidoff returns with success, and Ian leads the party back to the monastery where he learns that Reilly is fighting off a whole camp of Mongolian soldiers.

It is hours before they spot the monastery, surrounded by campfires. Ian takes two men with him to help find a way inside the monastery walls. Stumbling in the dark, he finally comes across the passageway in the hills that was used by the Mongolians to kidnap him. Ian takes his men into the tunnel and follows the path. All the way over at the other side, three Mongols stand guard over the cave's exit. With their guns drawn, Ian prepares the men, telling them that they'd only get one shot each before they became overwhelmed.

To be continued.

Appearing in "Monty of the Mounties"

Featured Characters:

  • Monty (Single appearance)

Supporting Characters:

  • The Sarge. (Single appearance)

Villains:

  • Black Louie (Single appearance)

Locations:

Synopsis for "Monty of the Mounties"

The Sarge gives Monty an assignment to capture the infamous Black Louie. He warns Monty that Black Louie will be difficult to catch, but Monty takes the assignment anyway. The day passes without incident, and Monty and his horse sleep out under the stars. In the morning, Monty comes to a nearby town. A ruckus can be heard, and Monty follows it until he sees a large man being booted out of a woman's home. It was Black Louie himself! He is taken under custody, back to the Sarge's office. Monty brags that Louie hardly even put up a fight, making it easy to arrest him.

Appearing in Nadir, Master of Magic: "Pearl of the Bleeding Heart, Part 7"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Arcot

Villains:

  • Job
  • Mary-Lou's Captain

Other Characters:

  • Old Seaman (Single appearance)

Locations:

  • island

Vehicles:

  • The Mary-Lou (boat)

Synopsis for Nadir, Master of Magic: "Pearl of the Bleeding Heart, Part 7"

Continued from Part 6.

Nadir and Arcot grab their parachutes and jump out of the plane just as it crashes into the water below. Nadir swims to the surface to see Arcot struggling with his parachute. The two men are dragged below into the depths of the sea, as Nadir tries to free Arcot. Finally, he manages to cut the chute's strings and pull Arcot back to the surface. The sea tosses and heaves, driving Arcot and Nadir up onto the beach of an island. They find an old hut near the shore, thinking it a good place to seek shelter from the storm. The old seaman inside welcomes them in and offers them warm blankets and coffee.

Elsewhere, the Mary-Lou's captain is braving the storm, completely inebriated. Job alarmingly points out another vessel which is on a collision course with them.

To be continued.

Appearing in Sandor and the Lost Civilization: "Rajah Maharajah, Part 19"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Benar

Villains:

  • Rajah Maharajah

Other Characters:

  • Jadev
  • High Priest

Synopsis for Sandor and the Lost Civilization: "Rajah Maharajah, Part 19"

Continued from Part 18.

As Sandor is freeing Jadev and locking the guard in the cell, the dungeon door suddenly slams shut behind them. Even with all their strength ramming into it, the door will not budge.

In the Rajah's private chambers, his spy steps forward to tell him that he has locked Sandor and Jadev in the dungeon. Pleased, Rajah orders an execution for the two of them, by feeding them to the hungry gators. He sends his most trusted guards to retrieve Sandor and Jadev.

Somewhere else in the palace, Benar has disguised himself as a civilian, and now seeks out the high priest in his tower. Benar tells the priest of Jadev's capture, and he agrees that they must help him. The High Priest leads Benar to the dungeon, where Sandor is currently fighting for his and Jadev's life against Rajah's men. The High Priest and Jadev wait in the shadows for the guards to come back with Jadev in tow, not knowing that Sandor has already beaten the guards and escaped.

Sandor heads to the far side of the dungeon, when footsteps are heard. They come from behind a locked cell door. Thinking to gain another ally, instead when Sandor opens the door, he sees a giant black leopard readying itself to pounce.

To be continued.

Appearing in Detective Sergeant Carey of the Chinatown Squad: "Murder at the Thousand Bleeding Dragons, Part 7"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Sleepy

Villains:

  • Sin Fu

Other Characters:

  • Lola Manners

Locations:

  • Chinatown
  • China

Synopsis for Detective Sergeant Carey of the Chinatown Squad: "Murder at the Thousand Bleeding Dragons, Part 7"

Continued from Part 6, in New Adventure Comics #20.

Detective Sergeant Carey and his partner Sleepy become trapped inside a room quickly filling with gas. Locking the door behind him, Sin Fu escapes through a passageway, with the girl as his hostage. Just when they think it is the end, the police break into the room and save them. After Sergeant Carey explains the situation, the captain orders the police to bust down the locked door. Then he and the officers hurry down the tunnel after Sin Fu. They come close to the exit where a dock can be seen, but a trap has been laid out, and when one of the men step on the trip-wire an explosion occurs up ahead! The dock, and any evidence against Sun Fu, is destroyed.

Back at headquarters, Sergeant Carey's description of the girl matches that of Lola Manners, the daughter of an arms manufacturer. Sin Fu is blackmailing her father to supply his own army with weapons, that they can use to overthrow the Chinese government. Because they've already seen Sin Fu, the captain sends Carey and Sleepy out to China to assist the authorities there. The next day, the plane flies Carey and Sleepy to China. What new adventure awaits them there?

To be continued.

Appearing in Captain Quick: "Episode Nineteen"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Marjorie Barlow (Final appearance)
  • Lord Barlow (Final appearance)

Villains:

  • The Spanish Fleet

Locations:

  • Port Royal
  • Atlantic Ocea

Vehicles:

  • frigates and galleons

Synopsis for Captain Quick: "Episode Nineteen"

Continued from Episode Eighteen, in New Adventure Comics #20.

In a clever ruse, Captain Quick has lured the Spanish fleet into the English harbor where an ambush has been prepared. His fiance, Marjorie had been struck down by Spanish bullets when she bravely tried to replace the English Flag atop the guard tower. Quick had seen this act, and believing Marjorie to be dead, he directs the ship to fire upon the Spanish without mercy.

In the tower, the guards carry Marjorie's limp form down the winding stairwell. They discover that she is still alive, and just in shock from a bullet that grazed by her head. They allow her to rest in one of the guards' beds, with her father Lord Barlow, keeping watch.

The English fleet is overwhelming that of the Spanish Armada, setting their ships ablaze with gunfire. The commander of the Spanish flagship orders a retreat from the harbor. Quick lets them run, so that they can warn King Philip of what happens to those that declare war on England. With the rest of the Spaniards surrendering, Quick heads back to dock, and then races to the tower. He fears the worst for the woman he loves. But when he arrives, Lord Barlow awaits him at the foot of the tower, and tells him that Marjorie is alive and well. With relief, Quick enters the room where Marjorie rests, and kneels by her side. As soon as she recovers, Quick tells her, they can be wed.

Days later, the wedding ceremony commences in full celebration. Lord Barlow, Quick, and Marjorie are all filled with great joy. That is, until they spot a flagship of the Queen's docking at their harbor. A messenger appears at the celebrations, and informs Lord Barlow that Quick is being ordered by the Queen to set sail for New England's coast. The Queen wishes him to fight off the Spanish privateers that are raiding the settlements. Once again, the wedding must be put on hold. And once again, Marjorie sadly watches as Quick sets sail for new dangers.

Appearing in Captain Quick: "Episode Twenty"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • his officers and crew

Villains:

  • Dark Owl
  • Indians

Other Characters:

  • Captain Miles Standish

Locations:

Synopsis for Captain Quick: "Episode Twenty"

For many days, Quick's sturdy vessel heads northward towards the English colonies. He receives little rest from the constant dangers of the sea, including hurricanes. But finally, with the ship battered and torn, they reach the shore of the English settlement. Quick is greeted by Captain Standish, the military leader of the colony's soldiers. The crew is treated to a great feast, which is much welcomed after the trials of faring the dangerous sea.

Several miles away, Indian chieftains are sitting around a fire. They hate the white men that have intruded upon their land, and now with the addition of Quick and his crew, they are planning ways to get rid of them. Dark Owl, the greatest of the chiefs, makes a fiery speech about attacking their camp with arrows and spears. The other Indians, fueled by his words, dress up in their warpaint and scream threats to the white men as they perform the war-dance.

Back at the settlers' camp, the faint sound of war drums reaches the ears of Captain Standish. He warns Quick that the Indians may be preparing for an attack. The women and children are sent fleeing into the barracks, while the men load their muskets. Captain Quick and his crew eagerly ready themselves for a battle against a new foe. When night falls, chief Dark Owl leads the tribe to the edge of the clearing where the white men have their settlement. The Indians begin to bombard the barracks with arrows, to little effect. Dark Owl decides then to lead in a full on charge at the gate. Though the colonists are able to kill many of the Indians with their bullets, the tribe becomes ever bolder and more dangerous. It is Captain Quick that comes up with a plan. He and his men will meet their attackers outside and do battle. If they successfully cut down enough of their numbers, the tribe may have no choice but to retreat. Miles Standish admits it is a good plan, albeit a dangerous one. Will Quick and his crew be able to win the battle for the colony?

To be continued.

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