Appearing in The Spectre: "The Mad Creation of Professor Fenton"Edit
- Dexter's Brain (Destroyed in this issue)
- Nancy Fenton
- Professor James Fenton (Death)
- Ring of Life
Synopsis for The Spectre: "The Mad Creation of Professor Fenton"Edit
(adapted from plot summary at dcindexes.com)
Jim Corrigan rescues Nancy Fenton, daughter of famous scientist James Fenton. When he visits the Fenton home, Corrigan is thrown out by the suspicious professor. Fenton is closely guarding his latest experiment, the disembodied brain of Dexter, a former pupil.
When a crime wave strikes Cliffland, the Spectre follows the trail which leads to the Fenton home. The crooks are being directed by the brain, while the Fentons have been taken prisoner. The Spectre battles the evil brain and eventually triumphs over it. Professor Fenton is killed during the battle, as is the brain.
Appearing in Congo Bill: "Treachery at Utangi Gap"Edit
- Professor Joe Kent
- Condon & Otto's unnamed boss
- Cecil Vander (a kidnapped steel magnate)
- Pretoria, South Africa
- Utangi Gap
Synopsis for Congo Bill: "Treachery at Utangi Gap"Edit
At a hotel in Pretoria, South Africa, Professor Kent has run out of money, and can't continue his botanical explorations. Congo Bill takes a job as a guide for a man named Condon, to the Utangi Gap, then his new client tries to kill him. Bill survives being pushed into the canyon, then tracks down Condon. The man is part of a kidnapping operation in which the crooks drug their victims and hide them in the jungle. The drug is a secret formula made by Condon's colleague Otto, and when it wears off, the effects include severe temporary dementia. Congo Bill rescues steel magnate Cecil Vander, who cold-turkey crashes off the hypnotic drug, goes mad, and shoots Otto in the chest, while Bill apprehends the other kidnappers. Vander rewards Bill with a check for $20,000, which will allow him to continue his work in Africa with Professor Kent.
Appearing in Doctor Fate: "The Menace of the Metal Men"Edit
- Raymond Rall (Death)
- Metal Men (Destroyed in this issue)
Synopsis for Doctor Fate: "The Menace of the Metal Men"Edit
Scientist Raymond Rall creates an army of metal robots and unleashes them against the eastern seaboard of the United States. When a robot threatens Inza, Doctor Fate rescues her. He learns that the robots are controlled remotely, so he disrupts the radio signals. The robot army falls dead, allowing men to disassemble them safely. Doctor Fate traces the radio signals and finds more robots. He uses magnetism to lure this group into the ocean where they rust. Fate then tracks down Rall. The scientist attacks using a lightning weapon, but Fate survives. The lab then catches fire, and the scientist is killed in the blaze.
- Dr Fate's body count: 3 mad scientists, 2 sorcerers, 1 spaceshipful of aliens, 1 army of miniature men, an entire planetful of aliens.
- The Mad Creation Of Professor Fenton is reprinted in Golden Age Spectre Archives 1.
- Aside from the stories above, this issue contains:
- "Detective Sergeant Carey and the Missing Thoroughbred" by Joe Donohoe
- "Captain Desmo: The Island of Kolomu" by Win
- "Radio Squad: Murder in the Street" by Jerry Siegel and Fred Ray
- "One Way Trip" by Frederic Wells (text story)
- "Lt. Bob Neal: The Moravian Torpedo" by B. Hirsch and R. Lehman
- "Biff Bronson: Dan's Adventure" by Albert and Joseph Sulman
- "Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol: Ambush" by John Lehti
- No trivia.
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