Monday, November 1, 2010

Fantomah in "The Scarlet Shadow" (Fiction House;1940)

Here is a groovy golden age thriller from Jungle Comics #11 (Nov. 1940); published by Fiction House, with words & pictures by Fletcher Hanks [signed as Barcley Flagg]. When the ancient Egyptian mummy and scientist, Arco, uses his "Scarlet Shadow" to blind the jungle natives, he is punished by Fantomah, Mystery Woman of the Jungle. This was reprinted in "You Shall Die by Your Own Evil creation!" (Fantagraphics, 2009 series). Front cover artwork by Dan Zolnerowich.

The Catacombs is grateful to Don "Zu-Gogo" Falkos for providing the scans for this story. Note: The copyright for this issue, its contents and artwork belong to the original publisher and/or the creators and is reproduced here solely for entertainment purposes.


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