Modern Comics Issue No. 74

June 1948

Captain Squidd - The tramp steamer Clementine is sunk by modern-day pirates. But before the captain is killed, he sends a message for help in a liquor bottle. The Hawks find it and charter decoy freighters in the same area the Clementine went down. When a distress call goes out that the crew is being attacked by pirates, the Hawks fly out in new, experimental planes to confront them.

Other stories in this issue:
      Dog Tag
      Torchy
      Will Bragg
      Poodle McDoodle (1pager)
      Ezra
      Blackhawk text: The Conqueror
      Choo Choo

Thanks to David Chapman for submitting the cover for this issue and Don Secrease for submitting the synopsis.



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