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Vol. 1 No. 38
October 2001


In this issue:

Boy King

Four Comrades

The Cadet

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   Welcome to the 38th big issue of Pure Excitement Comics, the Web's longest running Golden Age reprint fanzine! First up this month is part two of the fantastic Boy King epic which began last issue. Once again, the other two stories, starring the Cadet and the Four Comrades, are both reader requests (well, someone requested the Cadet specifically and someone else requested "more Nedor heroes"). Here's an overview of this month's features:
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Boy King

Character(s): Boy King
Publication: Clue Comics No. 5
Publication Date: September 1943
Publisher: Hillman Periodicals, Inc.
Known Appearances: Clue Comics 1-9 & 12

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Character(s): The Four Comrades
Publication: Startling Comics No. 26
Publication Date: March 1944
Publisher: Better Publications, Inc.
Known Appearances: Startling Comics 16-31, 33, 34 & 36

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Four Comrades
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Kit Carter

Character(s): Kit Carter, the Cadet
Publication: Target Comics Vol. 2 No. 4
Publication Date: June 1941
Publisher: Novelty Press, Inc.
Known Appearances: Target Comics Vol. 2 No. 4 through Vol. 10 No. 3 and every issue of 4 Most Comics

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