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ALL-AMERICAN COMICS #5

Cover Date: August 1939
Cover Price: $.10
Publication Date: 1939

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Cover Credits:
Art: Walter Galli


Story: "Banko Tonight!!" (8 Pages)

Credits:

StoryJerry Siegel
PencilsWilliam Smith
InksStan Aschmeier
EditingSheldon Mayer

Feature Character(s):

Red, White and Blue:
Red Dugan
Blooey Blue
Whitey Smith

Villain(s):

Members of the Yellow Battalion (first appearance for all; a seditious group)

Other Character(s):

Mrs. Smith (first appearance)

Location(s):

Oakville
Pineville


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Third Story: "Adventures in the Unknown... The Mystery Men of Mars [Part 5]" (6 Pages)

Credits:

StoryCarl Claudy
ArtStan Aschmeier
LetteringStan Aschmeier
EditingSheldon Mayer

Feature Character(s):

Alan Kane
Ted Dolliver

Supporting Character(s):

Elmer the Robot (first appearance; a Martian that befriends Alan and Ted)

Villain(s):

Martians

Location(s):

Mars (see Comments)

Comment(s):

This story continues into from last issue and into next issue.


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Second Story: [No Title] (4 Pages)

Credits:

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

Feature Character(s):

Hop Harrigan

Villain(s):

A mad caretaker (first appearance)

Other Character(s):

Gerry (first appearance)


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Fourth Story: [No Title] (4 Pages)

Credits:

StorySheldon Mayer
ArtSheldon Mayer
LetteringSheldon Mayer
EditingSheldon Mayer

Feature Character(s):

Scribbly Jibbet (tries to get a job as a newspaper cartoonist)

Supporting Character(s):

Huey Hunkel
Mrs. Jibbet
Dinky Jibbet
Herman Hunkel
Gus Hunkel

Cameo Appearance(s):

Mike Macklin (first appearance; editor of the Morning Dispatch)

Comment(s):

This story takes place in late May or early June.


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