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"Red, White, and Blue: "The Murder of Senator Carter"": An assassin called Mr. Glib gains the power to turn invisible, and uses it to murder a U.S. Senator, while making the crime look like suicide. Doris West figures out most of what's going on, and Red Dugan figures out the rest. These two, wi

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All-American Comics #11 is an issue of the series All-American Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of February, 1940.

Synopsis for Red, White, and Blue: "The Murder of Senator Carter"

An assassin called Mr. Glib gains the power to turn invisible, and uses it to murder a U.S. Senator, while making the crime look like suicide. Doris West figures out most of what's going on, and Red Dugan figures out the rest. These two, without very much help from Blooey or Whitey, fight the invisible villain, who apparently dies in an unexplained explosion of his own car.

Appearing in Red, White, and Blue: "The Murder of Senator Carter"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Mr. Glib (Apparent Death)
  • Rocco (Only appearance; dies)

Other Characters:

  • Senator Clifton A. Carter (Only appearance; dies)
  • Senator Hook (Single appearance)

Locations:

  • Washington, D.C.
    • Blue Danube Diner
    • Hotel Scofield
      • Doris' Room
    • deserted house near the railroad yards
    • Weston Electric
      • electro-chemical laboratory
    • Senate Office Building
    • G2 HQ

Vehicles:

  • Red's Red Roadster (damaged, abandoned)
  • Glib's Yellow Sedan (becomes invisible) (Destroyed)
  • taxi cab


Synopsis for Hop Harrigan: "Jealousy"

Hop and Prop and Ikky and Gerry and Maurice have returned from the Arctic, and Gerry is still mooning over Maurice the poet, to the intense chagrin of Hop.

Appearing in Hop Harrigan: "Jealousy"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Other Characters:

  • Maurice
  • Captain (Final appearance)
    • his crew

Locations:

  • way up north

Vehicles:

  • Captain's cargo ship
  • ski-plane
    • 1 engine, 1&1/2 wings, skis for landing gear
  • Prop's new airplane
    • 2 engines 1 wing, wheels, molded plastic body

Synopsis for Wiley of West Point: "4th Round!"

Bob beats Baxter in the ring and spends some time with Betty.
(newspaper strip reprints)

Appearing in Wiley of West Point: "4th Round!"

Featured Characters:

  • Bob Wiley

Supporting Characters:

  • Betty Bailey

Other Characters:

  • Baxter

Locations:

Synopsis for Adventures in the Unknown: "A Thousand Years a Minute (Part 5 of 6)"

Alan Kane and Ted Dolliver and Professor Lazar's Tempmobile are stuck in prehistoric times and having problems with some Ape Men.

Appearing in Adventures in the Unknown: "A Thousand Years a Minute (Part 5 of 6)"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Prehistoric Ape Men
    • A-Ak

Other Characters:

  • Prehistoric Cave Men
    • Ikki, the Man-Ape

Era:

Vehicles:

Synopsis for Scribbly: "Christmas in the Country, Part 2 of 2"

New Years Day, 1940: Sisty Hunkel gets a huge crush on Dinky Jibbet.

Appearing in Scribbly: "Christmas in the Country, Part 2 of 2"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Other Characters:

  • Ma Jibbet
  • Gus Hunkel
  • Hunk Hunkel
  • Pop Hunkel

Locations:

Vehicles:

  • Hunkel's Jalopie

Synopsis for Ben Webster: "Vindication" & "The Journey Begins"

(newspaper strip reprints)

Appearing in Ben Webster: "Vindication" & "The Journey Begins"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Briarsie, Ben's Dog
  • Prof. Matt Mattix

Other Characters:

  • "Taffy" Tate (First appearance)
  • Agnes "Aggie" Tate, Taffy's Monkey (First appearance)
  • "Hammer" Harshman (Final appearance)
  • Greasball Googun (Final appearance)
  • Mustafa Dollar (Final appearance)
  • Boys:
    • Tuffy O'Toole (Final appearance)
    • Butch McGlutch (Final appearance)
    • Boneyard Briggs (Final appearance)
    • Scinny Jones (Final appearance)
    • Slinky Simonetti (Final appearance)
    • Slugger Smith (Final appearance)
  • Abner Mattix (Mentioned only)

Locations:

  • Mattix School
  • Taffy Tate's House
  • Badlands of the Southwest (destination)

Vehicles:

  • Tate's R.V.

Synopsis for Gary Concord, the Ultra-Man: "Stella Tor"

Stella Tor steals some of the foam, and escapes in her flying ship, but soon the Ultraman overtakes it, and destroys the vessel and its occupants, with Destroynamite. But Gary crash lands in Tor's nation, and is captured. Stella Tor's father is the monarch of this nation, and he's declaring war on the U.S.N.A.

Appearing in Gary Concord, the Ultra-Man: "Stella Tor"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Guppy

Antagonists:

  • Stella Tor (Final appearance; dies)
  • Tor (First appearance)
  • Z-X (Single appearance)

Locations:

Items:

  • Rebborizan's Knock-out Foam Formula
  • Destroynamite

Vehicles:

  • Stella Tor's Spaceship (Destroyed)
  • Gary Concord's Spaceship

Notes

  • Published monthly by All-American Comics, Inc.
  • Despite his apparent death in this issue, Red, White, and Blue's villain Mr. Glib will return in All-American Comics #13
    • Like most invisible villains, Mr. Glib's clothing becomes invisible also. In fact, his big sedan also becomes invisible.
    • Red Dugan deduces the electro-chemical secret of Glib's invisibility, and the War Department uses it to produce some special clothing for these G2 agents.
  • Also appearing in this issue of All-American Comics were:
    • Always Belittlin' (newspaper strip reprints) by Percy Crosby (four 1/2-page strips, scattered throughout the magazine)
    • Daisybelle (newspaper strip reprints) by Gene Byrnes (four 1/2-page strips, scattered)
    • "Death's Playground, Part 2" (text story) by George Shute
    • (full-page ad for the current issue of Flash Comics #3)
    • Mutt & Jeff (newspaper strip reprints) by Bud Fisher (five 1-page strips, scattered)
    • Nugent's Original Puzzles, Games, Tricks, & Comics (two 1-page fillers, separate) by A.W. Nugent
    • Popsicle Pete by Sheldon Mayer
    • Reg'lar Fellers (newspaper strip reprints) by Gene Byrnes (four 1-page strips, scattered)
    • Ripley's Believe It Or Not by Robert L. Ripley (two 1-page features)
    • Skippy (newspaper strip reprints) by Percy Crosby (four 1/2-page strips, scattered)
    • Statement of Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
    • Tippie (newspaper strip reprints) by Frances Edwina Dumm (two 1-page strips, scattered)
    • Toonerville Folks (newspaper strip reprints) by Fontaine Fox (three 1-page strips, scattered)

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