Men of Mystery #18

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A celebration of Weird Heroes begins with the mighty mystic from Tibet… The Green Lama, in a story drawn by Al Plastino, from 1941′s Prize Comics #13. Dick Briefer draws (and Al Dellinges recreates) the first Frankenstein story, from Prize Comics #7, 1940. Will Eisner joins in with an adventure of Espionage-Starring The Black X, from Qualty’s Smash Comics #3, 1939. The weirdness continues with The Yellowjacket, from the 1946 Frank R. Communale (A precursor to Charlton Publications.) comic book of the same name. Joe Kubert pits Son Of Sinbad against the “Ransom Of Shipwreck Shoals”, from St. John’s Daring Adventures #1, in 1953. “Collector’s Corner” this month is by Matthew Gore, as he writes on famed British comics artist, Dennis McLoughlin. Color cover, interiors are black and white with graytones. 52-page standard comic book format. Printed in 1999.