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"Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers: "The Train Robbery, Part 13"": With Jess' help, Bob is able to round up most of the rustlers, leaving only the ones who had tried to kidnap Jane


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Jim Gale



Appearing in Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers: "The Train Robbery, Part 13"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Ranger Bob
  • Jess

Antagonists:

  • cattle rustlers

Other Characters:

  • Johnny
  • Jane

Locations:

Synopsis for Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers: "The Train Robbery, Part 13"

With Jess' help, Bob is able to round up most of the rustlers, leaving only the ones who had tried to kidnap Jane and Johnny. After Jim is untied, Bob, Jim, and Jess all go to the cabin to finish business. But the remaining rustlers are desperate, and they start a cattle stampede in order to cover their getaway.

Appearing in Don Coyote: "Knights of the Royal Bull, Part 2"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • The King[1]
  • scoundrels captain
  • slave ship captain

Locations:

Synopsis for Don Coyote: "Knights of the Royal Bull, Part 2"

Don Coyote, Hamburger, and Hash find themselves on the run after a show for the King turned disastrous. They pay a fare for a boat ride to France, to hide out until the king cools off. But as it turns out, the ship they boarded was actually a slaver vessel, and the three of them are now owned by the captain until he says otherwise.

Appearing in Dale Daring: "The Tsin Lee Incident, Part 2"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Ali

Antagonists:

  • Tsin Lee
    • his many henchmen

Other Characters:

  • Captain Brewster
  • Mr. Daring

Locations:

Synopsis for Dale Daring: "The Tsin Lee Incident, Part 2"

Ali leads Dale through the dense foliage, bringing her to the palace of Tsin Lee. Her father is being held somewhere inside. The Chinese tell him if he does not tell them the location of the weapons cache, he will be brutally tortured. Captain Brewster makes a rendezvous with Dale and Ali on the outskirts, as the three plan their attack strategy.

Appearing in Sandor and the Lost Civilization: "Rajah Maharajah, Part 9"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Rajah Maharajah
    • his many spear-men

Locations:

  • Northern India
    • Lost Civilization
      • Palace of Rajah Maharajah

Synopsis for Sandor and the Lost Civilization: "Rajah Maharajah, Part 9"

Sandor searches the palace for his friend Elaka, but he has been spotted by one of Rajah Maharajah's servants, who hastens to the throne room to report the intrusion. Rajah rejoices at the news, for he has laid traps and scattered guards, throughout the palace interior. Sandor falls thru a trapdoor, recovers, grapples down a jailer, steals his keys, and opens a door. Beyond it are a narrow passageway and a stone stairway. But before he enters, Sandor hears the steps of guards, coming down the stairs. Sandor steps back, into the shadows.

Appearing in "A Tale of Two Cities, Episode 9"

Featured Characters:

  • Jarvis Lorry

Supporting Characters:

  • Lucie Manette

Synopsis for "A Tale of Two Cities, Episode 9"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in "Blood Pearls, Part 6"

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

  • Tsao-Chung's brother. (Final appearance)

Synopsis for "Blood Pearls, Part 6"

Still being chased by the spirit of Tsao-Chung, Baslyn tries escaping to the big city of New York. He believes that the crowd of people will make him harder to find. But the Chinaman appears again, this time with a blade. He slashes Baslyn's throat, killing him.

When the strange Chinaman meets up with the high priest, it is learned that he is Tsao Chung's brother, come to avenge his death at the hands of Baslyn. Confident that his brother's soul is at peace, the Chinaman vanishes back into the night.

Appearing in Steve Conrad, Adventurer: "The Revenge of Devachan, Part 1"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Professor Bromberg
    • his Zoanthroids

Antagonists:

  • Devachan

Other Characters:

  • Sam
  • Myra Rutherford
  • Keith Roland
  • Captain Iudo

Locations:

Synopsis for Steve Conrad, Adventurer: "The Revenge of Devachan, Part 1"

Steve and the others run for shore, where a schooner awaits them. Devachan, from high in his palace, watches them escape. But one of the last Zoanthroids attacks him. Devachan fights his way over to the fateful lever...

Steve and the rest have just gotten the boat away from the shoreline when a massive explosion erupts from the island. When the smoke clears, Dolorosa Isle is no more. The small boat and its crew escaped in time, but it was doubtful that anything on the island survived. But among the rubble, the form of Devachan is seen moving...

Appearing in "17-20 on the Black, Part 13"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Kim (Final appearance)

Synopsis for "17-20 on the Black, Part 13"

Jim starts to think about what he should do with his money now that he has quit gambling. Kim suggests they go into business together. They choose to become suppliers of tools and equipment for mining companies up in Alaska, where large quantities of gold exist.

Appearing in The Vikings: "Episode 13"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Sundgrid

Antagonists:

  • Haslwyn
    • his Druids
  • Elsa

Locations:

Synopsis for The Vikings: "Episode 13"

The Druids prepare the fire for the sacrifice of Sundgrid. The slave girl, Elsa, has been given a message to deliver to Ivar from Sundgrid, but Hasylwyn intercepts it. Thinking she will soon be rescued, Sundgrid starts to sing a song, which is overheard by the Druids. It moves them so much, that Hasylwyn decides that she is of Druid birth, and therefore should be allowed to live among them.

Appearing in Castaway Island: "Episode 12"

Featured Characters:

  • Dougal MacDougal (Behind the scenes) (Final appearance)
  • Larry (Behind the scenes) (Final appearance)

Antagonists:

  • Blackface (Final appearance)
    • henchmen
  • Jim Shark (Final appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Sally Mason

Vehicles:

  • Shark's schooner

Synopsis for Castaway Island: "Episode 12"

Jim Shark is able to elude Blackface and his men by using the confusing network of cavern tunnels. Giving up on the pursuit, Blackface gets a hunch that the girl, Sally, may have been held in the old temple. A short time taken to subdue the Indian guards, the gang enters the temple's sacrificial chamber, only to be awed by the jewels and gems kept within. But they will have to stay on the island with their stolen riches, because Blackface's Schooner has been pulled onto the land, and the sail's been taken!

Appearing in Cap'n Spinniker: "Temptation"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Captain Sternpipe (Final appearance)

Synopsis for Cap'n Spinniker: "Temptation"

The men left back on the ship are contemplating stealing the gold that Spinniker found. They find him studying a species of flea, putting him in a position that makes it easy for them to knock him out. However, when they try to make off with the treasure, Sternpipe catches up to them and he isn't pleased.

Appearing in Golden Dragon: "Episode 8"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Doris Willis
  • Red Reilly
  • Don Walker
  • Lefty Murphy
  • Bob Campbell
  • Sandy Campbell

Antagonists:

  • Dragon Priests (Behind the scenes)
  • Torgadoff (Behind the scenes)
    • his Mongol killers

Other Characters:

  • Cossacks, 9 or more
    • Cossack Korsky
  • Caravan Master
    • drovers, bearers, cooks, etc.

Items:

  • Statues of gods and demons

Locations:

  • China
    • half-ruined monastery

Synopsis for Golden Dragon: "Episode 8"

To avoid any further Mongol attacks, Ian and Reilly lead the caravan to an old, half-ruined monastery. The courtyard is big enough to contain their animals, and the walls are thick, but nobody likes this place. A cold drizzle drives them inside, but it's disturbing that such a shelter would be completely empty of people. Ian posts sentries at the gate and in the towers, then he and Ken Murphy explore the place. The weird and murky main temple is peopled only by hideous statues of demons and gods. Just then, a hollow ringing boom, like a distant iron bell, is heard.

Appearing in Hardluck Harry: "Shanghai Pete, Part 5"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Foo Chow

Antagonists:

  • Slugger

Locations:

Synopsis for Hardluck Harry: "Shanghai Pete, Part 5"

Their last escape attempt having been unsuccessful, Harry and Foo Chow come up with a new plan. Their escape is about to come to fruition but, unfortunately for them, Slugger has figured out the plan beforehand, and shows them he is more than ready to stop it.

Appearing in "Foe of the Borgias"

Featured Characters:

  • Rafael Colonna (Single appearance)

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

  • Princess Yolanda

Locations:

Synopsis for "Foe of the Borgias"

Rafael was eating his dinner one night, when an assassin crept up behind him. Thanks to Rafael's quick reflexes, he was able to fight off the attacker, and learn from him that his beloved princess Yolanda was being held prisoner by Malatesta, who had ordered his murder. Rafael then fended off an attack on his castle by the combined forces of Borgia and Malatesta, by tricking the two armies into betraying each other. With his home safe for the moment, Rafael rode off to Malatesta's fortress to rescue the woman he loved.

Appearing in Federal Men: "Mad Knife-Killer Spreads Terror"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Sammy (Single appearance)
  • other dope peddler

Synopsis for Federal Men: "Mad Knife-Killer Spreads Terror"

Steve investigates a sudden rise in dope sales. When he follows a dope dealer back to his supplier, Steve gets captured by the drug peddler and tied up. But he is able to use his intelligence to manipulate the dope sellers into distrusting each other, and get them into a fight. Steve escapes his bonds and knocks out both men, calling headquarters to tell them now that the main suppliers are out of business, it will be easier to round up the small fry.

Notes

  • Published by Nicholson Publishing Co., Inc.
  • Title on cover is "NEW Adventure COMICS"; title in indicia is still "New Comics".
  • Last issue for Blood Pearls by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson & Munson Paddock.
  • Absent this issue is Cal 'n' Alec by Bill Patrick, which returns next issue.
  • Last issue for Cap'n Spinniker by Tom Cooper.
  • Absent this issue is Captain Quick by Sven Elven, which returns next issue.
  • Last issue for Castaway Island by Tom Cooper.
    • Larry again does not appear in this issue's story.
  • After this issue Dale Daring drops out until New Adventure Comics #16, with the Writer/Artist changing from Alex Lovy to Will Ely.
  • The variety of dope is not identified, in Federal Men by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, but it is in powder form and consumed via hypodermic needle.
  • Foe of the Borgias by Sven Elven seems to set up a series, but there is no next chapter.
  • Absent this issue is She by Sven Elven, which returns next issue.
  • Last issue for 17-20 on the Black by Tom Cooper.
  • Also appearing in this issue of New Adventure Comics were:
    • Andy Handy by Leo O'Mealia
    • Chikko Chakko by Ellis Edwards
    • Do You Know? (random facts) illustrated by Henry Kiefer
    • Famous Poems Illustrated: "Marmion and Douglas" by Sir Walter Scott, by Henry Kiefer
    • Goofo the Great by Alger
    • "International Good Neighbor Club" (text article & membership application)
    • It's a Dern Lie: "Singing Quidder Fish" by Bill Patrick
    • Laughing At Life (one-panel gags) by Whitney Ellsworth
    • Mister Doode by Hal Sherman
    • Ol' Oz Bopp by Alger
    • Trissie (gag strip)
    • Sam The Porter: "Word From the Rear Rank" Alger
    • "Worth-while Films to Watch For" (text article) by I.W. Magovern

Trivia

  • Russell Cole signed his Goofo the Great and Ol' Oz Bopp and Sam The Porter strips as "Alger".



See Also

Recommended Reading

Links and References

  1. The king is unnamed, but since Adventure Comics Vol 1 41 establishes Don Coyote's adventures in the second half of the 16th century, probably this king is Philip II of Spain
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