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All-American Comics 50

ALL-AMERICAN COMICS #50

Cover Date: June 1943
Cover Price: $.10

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Cover Credits:
Art: Irwin Hasen (signed)


Story: "Deep in the Heart of Crime!" (13 Pages)

Credits:

StoryBill Finger
PencilsIrwin Hasen
InksHarry Tschida
EditingSheldon Mayer

Feature Character(s):

Green Lantern (last in Comic Cavalcade #2)

Supporting Character(s):

Doiby Dickles

Villain(s):

Silas Bayre (first appearance; a miserly banker; dies)
Luke Bayre (first appearance; a cattle rustler)
Lora Bayre (first appearance; a snooty socialite)

Other Character(s):

Bullseye Bayre (first appearance; father of the Bayres and a legend in the Old West, now 90 years olf)

Location(s):

Gunsmoke City, TX
Capitol City

Comment(s):

Finger, Hasen and Tschida credited as Hasen Nodell.


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Second Story: "The Atom is Dead!" (6 Pages)

Credits:

StoryTed Udall
ArtJoe Gallagher
LetteringJoe Gallagher
EditingSheldon Mayer

Feature Character(s):

Atom (last in flashback in Manhunter Vol. 3 #23; next in Wonder Woman #231)

Villain(s):

Moustache Max (first appearance; a mobster)


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Third Story: [No title] (7 Pages)

Credits:

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

Feature Character(s):

Hop Harrigan

Supporting Character(s):

Prop Wash
Tank Tinker
Miss Snap
Gerry Nye (last name mistakenly given as Storm)

Villain(s):

Ronson (first appearance; runs a protection racket)

Other Character(s):

Governor Nye (Gerry's father)


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Fourth Story: [No Title] (7 Pages)

Credits:

StoryCharles Reizenstein
ArtStan Aschmeier
LetteringStan Aschmeier
EditingSheldon Mayer

Feature Character(s):

Doctor Mid-Nite (last in Action Comics #663; next in All-Star Comics #17)

Supporting Character(s):

Myra Mason
Hooty

Villain(s):

Beggar King ("Hobbily"; first appearance; runs a protection racket organizing beggars; reforms)

Other Character(s):

Gido (first appearance; a beggar who is given the chance to become a concert violinist)


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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 (gets his own "private" office)
Mr. Macklin

Location(s):

New York City, NY


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Sixth Story: [No Title] (7 Pages)

Credits:

StoryJohn B. Wentworth
ArtHoward Purcell
LetteringHoward Purcell
EditingSheldon Mayer

Feature Character(s):

Sargon the Sorcerer (last in flashbacks in Scarab #2; next in Comic Cavalcade #3/4)

Villain(s):

Al Rudd (first appearance; a gangster who runs his criminal activities like a business organization)


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Seventh Story: "The Laziest Man in the World!!" (6 Pages)

Credits:

StoryTed Udall
ArtJoe Gallagher
LetteringJoe Gallagher
EditingSheldon Mayer

Feature Character(s):

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

Comment(s):

This story is fictional, made up by "The Laziest Man in the World".


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