September 6, 2011
Golden Age Men of Mystery 16
This issue features two double length action stories Fawcett’s Mr. Scarlet and Pinky must solve the mystery of “The Runaway Room”, as drawn by Jack Binder for America’s Greatest Comics #7, in 1943; then it’s Airboy from Hillman Publications in “Monsters From The Ice”, featuring one of his most memorable enemies, Zzed. This story originally appeared in Airboy #76, and is drawn by Ernie Schroeder.Then, it’s “Bulletman Vs. The Torpedo”, with art by Harry Anderson, from Master Comics circa 1945, and two special treats- future Mad creator Harvey Kurtzman tries his hand at a superhero on Buckskin, in “Barn Of The Doomed”, from a 1943 issue of Ace Publications’ Super Mystery Comics, AND a Phantom Lady story that was DRAWN for her mid-50’s Ajax/Farrel run, BUT NEVER BEFORE PRINTED ANYWHERE-“Two Times Zero” This inventory story was left over after the title was cancelled in the ’50’s, and we aquired the original art!! A rare find indeed. Color covers, interiors are black and white with graytones. 52-page standard comic book format. Printed in 1999.