Black X #7

Published
September 1950
Page count
28
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1095355
Trove version
trove.nla.gov.au/version/43244132

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Black X) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Black X
Genre
Adventure; spy

Credits

Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Show/hide 1. The Lady of the Pearls! (Black X) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Black X
Genre
Spy
Characters
Black X [Richard Spencer]; Batu; Inspector Beef Burton; Count Morado's daughter; Graspon (villain); Graspon's gang (villains)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Nancy Smith, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Smash Comics (Quality, 1939 series) #74 (December 1947)
The Lady of the Pearls!

Synopsis

Black X and Batu come across two ruffians trying to load a coffin into a truck. The men flee, and the coffin is taken to Black X's apartment where a man named Graspon wishes to buy it for $20,000. When X refuses the offer and Graspon leaves, X opens the coffin to discover the living but unconscious body of a beautiful girl. Graspon meanwhile goes out to hire thugs to forcibly take the coffin and contents away from X.

Show/hide 2. No title recorded (Steve Wood) Comic story, 5 pages

"A daring hold-up aboard a luxury liner!"

Featuring

Feature
Steve Wood
Genre
Detective-mystery
Characters
Steve Wood (last appearance); Professor Oxton; Sally (secretary); Inspector Flanagan

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Al McWilliams, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
George Brenner, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
National Comics (Quality, 1940 series) #75 (December 1949)
No title recorded

Synopsis

A daring hold-up aboard a luxury liner.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Swing Sisson) Comic story, 5 pages

"Stop the music!"

Featuring

Feature
Swing Sisson
Genre
Detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson; Bonnie Baxter; Mr. Mason

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Alice Kirkpatrick, line art
 
, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jesse C. Rogers Jr., original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Feature Comics (Quality, 1939 series) #131 (February 1949)
"Stop the music!"

Synopsis

Beauty in the line of duty brings discord to the harmonies of Swing Sisson and his band.

Show/hide 4. Saving the Spry Farm (Swing Sisson) Comic story, 5 pages

"Get hep, Martha!"

Featuring

Feature
Swing Sisson
Genre
Detective-mystery
Characters
Swing Sisson; Bonnie Baxter; Tom Spry (first appearance); Martha Spry (first appearance); Mr. Snyde (first appearance; villain)

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Alice Kirkpatrick, line art
 
, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Jesse C. Rogers, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Feature Comics (Quality, 1939 series) #132 (March 1949)
Saving the Spry Farm

Synopsis

The bus with the band is stranded on a country road.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 69768

Entry created

  • 03/08/2020

Cover added

  • 03/08/2020

Index completed

  • 21/06/2021

Last updated

  • 21/06/2021