Appearing in "The Crimson Plague"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


Other Characters:

  • Hernandez's maid
  • Acapulco authorities
  • Plato (Mentioned)
  • Galileo (Mentioned)
  • Lemonde's caretaker



  • Ham's cane
  • Doc's belt
  • Dorn's helmet


  • Doc's car
  • The Flea Run
  • The Autogyro
  • Biplane
  • Hydroglider

Synopsis for "The Crimson Plague"

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Final issue of the series and final Marvel appearance of Doc Savage.


Action takes place in 1939.

As this issue's plot deals with American movie industry in 1939, a number of movie stars of the time are mentioned (many of them using only the surname), including, in order of appearance: Lionel Barrymore, Douglas Fairbanks, King Kong (1933 film), Errol Flynn, William Boyd (actor), Gene Autry, Buster Crabbe, Roy Barcroft, Cecil B. DeMille, William A. Wellman, Michael Curtiz, Clark Gable and Greta Garbo.

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