September 6, 2011
Men of Mystery 77
Another big 68-page volume of classic 1940’s super-hero comic book reprints!! Cover Star MINUTE MAN opens the show in “Minute Man Meets The Victory Vampire”, drawn by Phil Bard; and originally seen in Fawcett’s Master Comics #43. Next, it’s SPY SMASHER behind enemy lines in war-town World War II Europe, as he faces off against a knife-wielding Italian spy in an untityed story from Whiz Comics #22. Then BULLETMAN and BULLETGIRL find themselves ensconced in….”The Temple of Evil”, also from Master Comics #43. Then, a pair of Eastern Color creations appear, straight out of Editor Steven Douglas’ Heroic Comics. First, MAN O’ METAL in an untitled H. G. Peter-drawn story wherin Pat (MAN O’METAL) Dempsey takes on a Nazi submarine- then MOM first-timer MUSIC MASTER stars in yet another unnamed adventure, this one drawn by the great Jimmy Thompson, where the musical maestro of might breaks up a blackmail ring. Finally, it’s MAJOR MIDNIGHT in “Without A Body!!” A Leonard Frank- illustrated adventure featuring XOG, the bizarre outer space alien. All top-flight, crystal-clear black & white reprints from acual vintage comic books. Printed standard comic book size, saddle-stitched with full color covers (front cover art by Mike Machlan!!) , and printed in 2009.