September 6, 2011
Golden Age Men of Mystery 10
This special issue centers on masked comic book heroes who also appeared in the movie serials!! Golden Age comic stories include Spy Smasher by Emil Gershwin, Captain Midnight in “The Cross-Country Crime”, drawn by Dan Barry and taken from his Fawcett comic series, from issue #57 of his own book, circa 1947. There’s also Harry “A” Chesler’s Rocketman, in an untitled story drawn by Tony Cataldo, ans a new “retro” story starring The Black Commando, hero of the Columbia chapter play, The Secret Code. It’s called “Hitler’s Mechanical Monster”, and is written and drawn by Bill Black. Also, indepth articles on the serials themselves, including Captain America and King Of The Rocketmen from Republic Pictures, and Batman & Robin and Captain Midnight. Lots of photos, poster and ad reproductions. Color cover, interiors are black and white with graytones. 52-page standard comic book format. Printed in 1998.