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



Appearing in Sandman: "The Golden Gusher"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Adversaries:

  • Gloria Gordon (Single appearance)[1]
  • Rendle (Single appearance)[1]

Other Characters:

  • Toki
  • Doug Nye (Single appearance)[1]
  • Charley Jones (Only appearance; dies)[1]

Locations:

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"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Inspector Legrand

Adversaries:

Other Characters:

  • Jean Legrand
  • Marie (Single appearance)[1]

Locations:

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • Airplane

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 "In Hollywood"

Featured Characters:

  • Professor Doolittle

Supporting Characters:

Adversaries:

Other Characters:

  • George Taft (Single appearance)[1]

Locations:

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for "In Hollywood"

This is a 2-paged gag strip written by Bob Kane.

Appearing in Federal Men: "Rutska the Racketeer"

Featured Characters:

  • Steve Carson

Supporting Characters:

Adversaries:

  • Rutska (Only appearance; dies)[1]
  • Butch Stevens (Single appearance)[1]

Other Characters:

Locations:

  • Unknown

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for Federal Men: "Rutska the Racketeer"

Steve is assigned to find and capture Rutska, an infamous Racketeer who becomes wanted for murder.

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

Featured Characters:

  • Socko Strong

Supporting Characters:

  • Jerry Indutch

Adversaries:

  • Odds Bodkins (Single appearance)[1]

Other Characters:

  • Biff Bronson (Cameo)
  • Dan Druff (Cameo)

Locations:

  • Unknown

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • None

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.

  • This story features a genuine crossover between Socko Strong and Biff Bronson from More Fun Comics.

Appearing in "Trial by Water"

Featured Characters:

  • Pete Doran

Supporting Characters:

Adversaries:

Other Characters:

Locations:

  • Unknown

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • Boat

Synopsis for "Trial by Water"

This is a written short story about Pete Doran and his dog Mike battling a ferocious storm aboard his small boat.

Appearing in Captain Desmo: "The Cholera Crisis"

Featured Characters:

  • Captain Desmo

Supporting Characters:

  • Gabby Maguire

Adversaries:

Other Characters:

  • Calhoun (Only appearance; dies)[1]
  • Dr. James Hillhouse (Single appearance)[1]

Locations:

Items:

  • Cholera Serum

Vehicles:

  • Desmo's Plane

Synopsis for Captain Desmo: "The Cholera Crisis"

A British mining company working in foreign land is under attack by local natives. 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:

  • Skip Schuyler

Supporting Characters:

  • Bob Drake (Final appearance)

Adversaries:

  • Igook (Final appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Pete Wade (Final appearance)

Locations:

  • Arctic

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • Airplane

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

Story continued from last issue. In his search for the missing pilot, Skip finds trouble on the Arctic landscape.

Appearing in "The Menace of Cheng Fu: Part 5"

Featured Characters:

  • Rusty and his pals
  • Specs
  • Tubby

Supporting Characters:

  • Steve Carter (Final appearance)

Adversaries:

  • Chen Fu (Final appearance; Dies)

Other Characters:

  • Diane (Final appearance)

Locations:

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for "The Menace of Cheng Fu: Part 5"

Story continued from last issue. Rusty and the police chase after the villainous Chen Fu in an attempt to stop him once and for all.

Appearing in "Satan's Sister"

Featured Characters:

  • Don Kerry

Supporting Characters:

  • Red Murphy

Adversaries:

  • Satan's Sister (Only appearance; dies)[1]
  • General Hari (Only appearance; dies)[1]

Other Characters:

Locations:

  • Unknown

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • Boat

Synopsis for "Satan's Sister"

A weapon smuggling ship, run by the female captain known as "Satan's Sister", is boarded by Don and his crew.

Appearing in Cotton Carver: "Rebellion!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Deela

Adversaries:

  • Gortu and his rebels (Single appearance)[1]

Other Characters:

  • Sokar
  • King Marl

Locations:

  • Mayala
    • Barlunda

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • Airship

Synopsis for Cotton Carver: "Rebellion!"

In the land of Barlunda, Queen Deela's men start a revolt when she announces a treaty with their rival, King Marl.

Notes

  • The Golden Gusher is reprinted in The Golden Age Sandman Archives #1.
  • A short cartoon strip "Little Willie" is found in this issue. It was written by Bob Kane.
  • Biff Bronson and his pal Dan Druff make cameo appearances in the Socko Strong story, they both appear regularly in More Fun Comics Volume 1 from issue #43 to #67.

See Also

Links and References

Footnotes

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks


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