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All-American Comics 43

ALL-AMERICAN COMICS #43

Cover Date: October 1942
Cover Price: $.10

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Cover Credits:
Art: Irwin Hasen


Story: [No Title] (13 Pages)

Credits:

StoryBill Finger
ArtIrwin Hasen
EditingSheldon Mayer

Feature Character(s):

Green Lantern (last in Young All-Stars Annual #1; next in a brief retelling of this story in Young All-Stars #27, then Green Lantern #5)

Supporting Character(s):

Doiby Dickles
Irene Miller (next in Green Lantern #5)

Villain(s):

Jenkins (first appearance; uses substandard materials on subway tunnel construction, causing a cave in)

Other Character(s):

John Rolland (first appearance; framed for using substandard materials in his construction)
June Rolland (first appearance; John's daughter and Irene's former classmate)

Comment(s):

This story takes place during early June, as related in Young All-Stars #27.


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Second Story: [No title] (7 Pages)

Credits:

StoryCharles Reizenstein
ArtStan Aschmeier
LetteringStan Aschmeier
EditingSheldon Mayer

Feature Character(s):

Doctor Mid-Nite (last in All-Star Comics #15)

Supporting Character(s):

Myra Mason
Hooty

Villain(s):

Schultz and another spy (first appearance for both; spread rumors at a tank factory to slow production; Schultz dies)


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Third Story: [No title] (6 Pages)

Credits:

StoryJon L. Blummer
ArtJon L. Blummer
LetteringJon L. Blummer
EditingSheldon Mayer

Feature Character(s):

Hop Harrigan (graduates to advance training; next in Young All-Stars #8)

Supporting Character(s):

Prop Wash
Miss Snap
Tank Tinker

Other Character(s):

Billiken

Location(s):

Randolph Field, TX

Comment(s):

This story takes place over five weeks.


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Fourth Story: "The Tale of True-Tongue Barak" (7 Pages)

Credits:

StoryJohn B. Wentworth
ArtHoward Purcell
EditingSheldon Mayer

Feature Character(s):

Sargon the Sorcerer

Villain(s):

Boss Barak (Bill Barak; first appearance; an up and coming gang leader; quits after being enchanted by Sargon)

Comment(s):

This story briefly retold in Young All-Stars #27.


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Fifth Story: [No title] (4 Pages)

Credits:

StorySheldon Mayer
ArtSheldon Mayer
LetteringSheldon Mayer
EditingSheldon Mayer

Feature Character(s):

Red Tornado

Supporting Character(s):

Cyclone Kid Sisty
Cyclone Kid Dinky
Scribbly Jibbet
Runt

Villain(s):

Pillsbury (first appearance; hordes sugar until persuaded otherwise by Red Tornado)

Location(s):

New York City, NY


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Sixth Story: [No title] (6 Pages)

Credits:

StoryJohn B. Wentworth
ArtHoward Purcell
LetteringHoward Purcell
EditingSheldon Mayer

Feature Character(s):

Red, White and Blue:
Red Dugan
Whitey Smith
Blooey Blue
Doris West (next in World's Finest Comics #7/5)

Villain(s):

German spies (first appearance for all; attempt to burn down warehouses)

Location(s):

San Diego, CA

Comment(s):

John B. Wentworth is credited as writer.


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Seventh Story: "The Carnival of Crime" (6 Pages)

Credits:

StoryTed Udall
ArtJoe Gallagher
EditingSheldon Mayer

Feature Character(s):

Atom (last in Young All-Stars #9)

Supporting Character(s):

Mary James (last in All-Star Squadron #13; revealed to be Class President)

Villain(s):

Crooked carnival barkers (first appearance for all)

Location(s):

Calvin College


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