“THE CRIMSON AVENGER” In 1938, newspaper publisher Lee Travis attends a Halloween party and foils robbers who dressed as aliens to take advantage of civilian panic during Orson Welles’ radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds!
- "The Crimson Avenger" written by Roy and Dann Thomas, penciled by Gene Colan, inked by Mike Gustovich, colored by Carl Gafford and lettered by David Cody Weiss.
- A redrawn version of the cover of Detective Comics #22 by Al Dellinges.
- "The Secret Origin of Secret Origins: About This Issue: The Crimson Avenger!" a 1/2 page text piece on the history of the Crimson Avenger by Roy Thomas.
Notes: Dedicated to Orson Welles 1915-1985. First issue to have a letter column.