"The Flash: "The Spider-Men of Mars"": Jennings, an insane scientist, invents an interplanetary rocketship, and sets out to colonize Mars. He partners up with Enzil, a gang boss, to kidnap some families for this purpose. Jay Garrick gets wind of this, and as the Flash he boards the rocket, just


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Flash Comics #24 is an issue of the series Flash Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of December, 1941.

Synopsis for The Flash: "The Spider-Men of Mars"

Jennings, an insane scientist, invents an interplanetary rocketship, and sets out to colonize Mars. He partners up with Enzil, a gang boss, to kidnap some families for this purpose. Jay Garrick gets wind of this, and as the Flash he boards the rocket, just barely too late too stop the launch. Arriving on Mars, the space travelers encounter the hostile, indigenous, spider-like Martians, called Kriglo, who kill Enzil and capture the ship. The Flash frees the ship and persuades Jennings to return to Earth.

Appearing in The Flash: "The Spider-Men of Mars"

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  • Jennings
  • Enzil (Dies)
    • Enzil's gang
  • The Kriglo, of Mars

Other Characters:

  • abducted "colonists"

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Vehicles:

  • Jennings' interplanetary Rocketship


Synopsis for Johnny Thunder: "The Party for Poor Children"


Appearing in Johnny Thunder: "The Party for Poor Children"

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Other Characters:

  • Mrs. Ethelmere Van Der Vander
  • Murgatroyd, her servant
  • Sheriff
  • Poor Children

Synopsis for Les Sparks, Radio Amateur: "The Adventure of the Dyka Head Hunters"


Appearing in Les Sparks, Radio Amateur: "The Adventure of the Dyka Head Hunters"

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Supporting Characters:

  • Joe Magee
  • Sing Lee

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  • Dyka tribe

Other Characters:

  • Dr. Blair
  • José Alvarado, Brazilian coffee planter
    • Juanita, his daughter
  • Prof. Lukens

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Synopsis for The King: "Hijackers"


Appearing in The King: "Hijackers"

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  • Meat Inspector

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Synopsis for The Whip: "The Construction Conspiracy"


Appearing in The Whip: "The Construction Conspiracy"

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  • S.S. Libby, construction contractor (Dies)

Other Characters:

  • Magill, construction foreman

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Synopsis for Minute Movies: "South Seas Surprise"


Appearing in Minute Movies: "South Seas Surprise"

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Synopsis for Hawkman: "Meet Hawkwoman"

For a costume party, Shiera puts on a Hawk costume. Hawkman's hawk flock is still in the vicinity, they mistake her for Hawkman, and call her away to deal with a crime, in which a young couple are being shaken down by some racketeers. These weasels also mistake Shiera for Hawkman, but they manage to capture her. Hawkman is meanwhile alerted to this trouble, by his avian allies, and he swoops in to rescue Shiera. He puts the racketeers out of business, then lectures Shiera about getting into danger in the Hawk costume.

Appearing in Hawkman: "Meet Hawkwoman"

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  • Bark Bennett
  • Clinky Cassell

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  • two young lovers

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