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"Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers: "The Train Robbery, Part 8"": The cattle thieves recapture Jane and Johnny, and [[New_Comics_Vol_1_10#Synopsis_for_Captain_Jim_of_the_Texas_Rangers:_.22The_T



Appearing in Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers: "The Train Robbery, Part 8"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Ranger Bob

Antagonists:

  • cattle rustlers

Other Characters:

  • Lee
  • Johnny
  • Jane

Locations:

Synopsis for Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers: "The Train Robbery, Part 8"

The cattle thieves recapture Jane and Johnny, and offer to trade them for the return of their imprisoned men.

Appearing in Don Coyote: "The Falcon"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Hash
  • Hamburger

Synopsis for Don Coyote: "The Falcon"

Coyote offers to take care of Hash's falcon while he and Hamburger go off hunting.

Appearing in Captain Quick: "Episode Eight"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Pierre Dufoe

Antagonists:

  • Don Miguel Cordoza

Other Characters:

  • Marjorie Barlow
  • Lord Barlow
  • Captain Rodriguez

Locations:

  • Cordoza's Palace

Synopsis for Captain Quick: "Episode Eight"

After escaping the Spaniards, Quick decides to try and rescue Marjorie's father himself. He and Pierre start searching prisons where they ask about Lord Barlow. Finally, they learn that he is being held in the dungeon below Cordoza's palace. Their next step, explains Quick, is to join Cordoza's army under aliases.

Appearing in A Tale of Two Cities: "Episode Six"

Featured Characters:

  • Jarvis Lorry

Supporting Characters:

  • Lucie Manette

Synopsis for A Tale of Two Cities: "Episode Six"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in "Blood Pearls, Part 2"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Dato Penang (Dies)
  • Penang's Nephew

Other Characters:

  • daughter of Tsao-Chung
  • Old Fong

Vehicles:

  • Baslyn's launch

Synopsis for "Blood Pearls, Part 2"

Baslyn carries the drugged daughter of Tsao-Chung aboard his launch. He then sails out to Dato Penang's landing, where he will receive the blood pearls in exchange for the girl. But once Baslyn reaches the landing, only Dato's nephew is seen. After inspecting the girl, Dato's nephew goes to fetch his uncle, though Baslyn senses that something is awry. When Dato does appear, he is only given a moment to bring the pearls out from under his robes before his own nephew grabs a blade and stabs him in the back, killing him. Strangely, Baslyn is still allowed to take the pearls. But he decides to try selling them to a dealer named Old Fong, instead of returning with them to the states.

Appearing in Maginnis of the Mounties: "The St. Pierre Mystery, Part 6"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • three gunmen

Other Characters:

  • Old Man Dubois
  • Yvonne Dubois

Locations:

  • Canada
    • the St. Pierre Country
    • St. Pierre River

Synopsis for Maginnis of the Mounties: "The St. Pierre Mystery, Part 6"

Maginnis and Yvonne are tied up in the outlaws' cabin. Things get even worse when the outlaws decide to set a fire inside their own cabin, and let their two captives burn to death.

Appearing in "17-20 On the Black, Part 9"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Kim

Antagonists:

  • Senora Montezia
  • Frog Morton

Vehicles:

  • Montezia's schooner

Synopsis for "17-20 On the Black, Part 9"

Jim overpowers Senora Montezia and has Kim place her in the hold. Meanwhile aboard another ship, Frog Morton is in hot pursuit of Montezia's schooner, and the pearls. While Jim is now in control, he doesn't notice that one of the crewman cuts the binding for the topsail, causing the vessel to slow down.

Appearing in She: "Episode 4"

Featured Characters:

  • Horace Holly
  • Leo Vincey

Supporting Characters:

  • Job
  • Mahomed

Other Characters:

  • She (Mentioned only)
  • Billali, Amahagger Chief
    • Amahagger Spearmen
    • Amahagger Tribespeople
      • Ustane
      • Job's suitor

Locations:

Synopsis for She: "Episode 4"

Leo, Horace, Job, and Mahomed have been captured by the savage Amahagger tribe and taken back to their village. Chief Billali tells the four that the natives are followers of She, and that she will soon decide what their fate is to be. They arrive at the Amahagger town, set in a fertile valley; the people are friendly. Indeed one girl, Ustane, is so friendly that Leo inadvertently finds himself married to her! Another woman tries to likewise hook up with Job, but is rebuffed. The Chief departs on a journey to meet with She.

That evening, some Amahagger people are frightened to see the foreign men smoking pipes, and some adults flee the scene. The next day, it is Job's turn to flee the scene, as his ardent suitor returns to seek matrimony. Job runs and hides, to the great amusement of all of the Amahagger people.

Appearing in Hardluck Harry: "Shanghai Pete, Part 1"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Shanghai Pete (First appearance)
    • his mutts

Synopsis for Hardluck Harry: "Shanghai Pete, Part 1"

Harry was a dog who had moments of bad luck. After being chased off a train for trying to get a free ride, Harry walked into a shady cafe, where Shanghai Pete and his mutts liked to hang out.

Appearing in Golden Dragon: "Episode 4"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

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

Antagonists:

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

Other Characters:

  • Ja Lama (Mentioned only)
  • Cossacks, 9 or more
    • Cossack Korsky
  • Caravan Master
    • drovers, bearers, cooks, etc.

Locations:

  • China
    • wild hills
    • Kuei-Hua (Mentioned only)
    • the "Three Don't Cares" Country

Synopsis for Golden Dragon: "Episode 4"

Riding in the wild hills of China, Ian and Ken get acquainted with Doris, who has escaped from Torgadoff at Kuei-Hua. She joins their caravan, which marches onward toward the "Three Don't Cares" country, and their hoped-for meeting with the Ja Lama.

One day they randomly encounter a small band of Russian Cossacks, wandering aimlessly and hungry. Ian gives them food and hires them on as caravan guards.

They reach the border of the "Three Don't Cares" country, where the caravan enters a narrow valley. That's where a mob of Mongolian horsemen charge towards them! The Cossacks charge out to meet them, and repel the attack. Ian, Ken, and Murphy find a spot on high ground to survey the situation, and from there they spot a much larger force of Mongol cavalry, racing toward the rear of the caravan! And leading them is the pale-faced Tartar, Torgadoff!

Appearing in Castaway Island: "Episode 8"

Featured Characters:

  • Dougal MacDougal

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Blackface
    • henchmen
  • Jim Shark

Other Characters:

  • Sally

Vehicles:

  • Shark's yacht

Synopsis for Castaway Island: "Episode 8"

Mac has managed to bring Blackface ashore after the two had tumbled overboard during their fight. Gun in hand, Mac lets Blackface and his goons go, under the condition that they leave them be. With Sally now rescued, Larry and Mac decide it'd be safest to move their camp to the other side of the island. Meanwhile, Blackface enlists the cooperation of Jim Shark in order to reclaim Sally and hold her for ransom over her rich father.

Appearing in Slim and Tex: "The Dude Ranch, Part 1"

Featured Characters:

Other Characters:

  • Miss Helen

Synopsis for Slim and Tex: "The Dude Ranch, Part 1"

The ranch isn't making much money these days, so Miss Helen gets an idea to make it into a Dude Ranch. But the other cow-folk don't seem to care for the idea that much.

Appearing in Steve Conrad Adventurer: "On Dolorosa Isle, Part 5"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Myra Rutherford

Antagonists:

  • Devachan (Behind the scenes)

Other Characters:

  • Prof. Brombay (First appearance)
    • his Zoanthroids
  • Keith Roland
  • Sam

Locations:

Vehicles:

  • canoe

Synopsis for Steve Conrad Adventurer: "On Dolorosa Isle, Part 5"

Steve and his companions were rescued from the great volcano by a mysterious bearded man. Soon, while riding the current in a canoe, they are all grabbed by strange creatures coming out of the water. After being dragged down into an undersea cave, the group is startled to find the same bearded man that rescued them earlier. He identifies himself as Professor Brombay, and introduces the creatures as Zoanthroids. Steve learns that he is to help the Professor and the strange creatures in a revolt to overthrow the powerful Zoanthroid leader, Devachan.

Appearing in Sandor and the Lost Civilization: "Rajah Maharajah, Part 5"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • pack of wild dogs: Elaka, others
  • Agra, lion

Antagonists:

  • Rajah Maharajah
    • his many spear-men
    • Witch-Doctor
      • his two colleagues

Locations:

  • Northern India
    • Lost Civilization
      • Temple of the Jungle Goddess

Synopsis for Sandor and the Lost Civilization: "Rajah Maharajah, Part 5"

Sandor jumps out of the courtyard and onto the city wall, then leaps into the surrounding jungle. He hits his head in the landing and is stunned, but Elaka his wild dog friend runs to his aid. One of Rajah Maharajah's knife-wielding killers attacks them, and Elaka is wounded, and the assassin is knocked out. With many more of Maharajah's spear-men still in hot pursuit, Sandor slings Elaka over his shoulder and takes to the trees. On the ground, Agra the lion is still in the area, and notices the commotion, and charges at the spear-men, who scatter in terror.

Meanwhile in the Temple of the Jungle Goddess, Rajah Maharajah's Witch Doctor is secretly conferring with two well-dressed co-conspirators.

Appearing in Cap'n Spinniker: "Heading South, Part 6"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Captain Sternpipe

Synopsis for Cap'n Spinniker: "Heading South, Part 6"

Spinniker shows Sternpipe the pictures he painted. Sternpipe is less impressed when he hears where Spinniker's inspiration comes from.

Appearing in The Vikings: "Episode 9"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • his Vikings

Antagonists:

  • Djorg (Apparent Death)
    • Bear-Sark Clan

Other Characters:

  • Sundgrid

Vehicles:

  • Viking longships

Synopsis for The Vikings: "Episode 9"

Ivar's Vikings have captured Djorg, chieftain of the rival Bear-Sarks clan, and his wife Sundgrid. While Ivar sleeps, his men tie Sundgrid to the bow arch of the ship during a mighty storm. In despair, her husband Djorg throws himself overboard into the crashing waves. Ivar is outraged when he learns of this, and orders Sundgrid to be brought down. Amazingly, she still lives, and Ivar is able to beg her forgiveness. But the storm is hurtling the ship onward towards a rocky shore.

Appearing in Federal Men: "The Invisible Empire, Part 6 of 7"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

Other Characters:

  • Jean Dennis

Locations:

  • The Voice's base: an artificial, domed, submersible island

Items:

Vehicles:

  • small plane

Synopsis for Federal Men: "The Invisible Empire, Part 6 of 7"

With the reporter girl Jean watching, Steve applies makeup to his face in an attempt to disguise himself as the messenger, 4K-11, whom he and Ralph tied up earlier. When Steve goes off to meet the Voice's thugs, he is taken aboard a small plane that takes off towards the ocean. The Voice's headquarters is inside of a massive man-made island with a glass dome, which rises out of the water as the plane prepares to land. Inside, Steve is put to work, still thought to be 4K-11. Late that night, during his exploration of the base, Steve accidentally trips an alarm, sending security guards his way! He manages to steal a small flying device and escape through the glass domed top of the base.

Back with Ralph and Jean, the real 4K-11 has broken free of his bonds and attacks Ralph. Jean is able to sneak behind him and knock 4K to the ground.

The Voice has sent a giant robot to chase down Steve Carson's flying machine, but he makes it to the small house where Ralph and Jean await him. The robot smashes through it shortly after. The three run for safety, but the robot is quickly gaining on them.

Notes

  • Published by National Allied Newspaper Syndicate, Inc., for the last time.
    • Indicia calls it "Vol. 1 -- No. 9" of "New Comics: The International Picture Story Magazine".
    • Next issue is published by Nicholson Publishing Co., Inc.
  • Absent from this issue is Cal 'n' Alec, which returns next issue.
  • Absent from this issue is Dale Daring, which does not return until New Comics #11.
  • Federal Men: The name "Invisible Empire" appears in the title, across the top of the 2nd page.
  • First issue for Hardluck Harry.
    • "Shanghai Pete" was retroactively established as the first appearance of Earth-C.
  • Absent from this issue is Ray and Gail, which returns next issue.
  • Also appearing in this issue of New Comics were:

Trivia

  • When this comic was published, and including this issue, only 23 DC comics had ever been published.
  • Russell Cole signed his Goofo the Great and Ol' Oz Bopp strips as "Alger".
  • Richard Matheson signed his Maginnis of the Mounties story as "Babe Mather".



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