In MLJ's Hangman #7, the Hangman battles a pandemic, which is up for auction

In MLJ's Hangman #7, the Hangman battles a pandemic, which is up for auction

The MLJ Magazines'' superhero dominated by horror-themed stories during the Golden Age, and the nature of the Hangman character lent itself to horrific themes more than most. A (MLJ, 1943) condition: Heritage Auctions:

A scientist is shown explaining a medical breakthrough to an estimated medical board to cure a rare virus. However, the Ferret is on the verge of becoming a gangster, which has spawned "the most viciously diabolical scheme in the annals of crime." The Ferret will release the vaccine for the pandemic on one condition that the Hangman is bound and gagged.

The Ferret''s death is not quite as planned, and the Hangman escapes the gallows death that his nemesis had in mind for him. GD/VG is at home in Golden Age superhero and pre-Code horror collections, and there''s a Hangman Comics #7 (MLJ, 1943) condition: at Heritage Auctions, the GD/VG will be available for auction at the 2022 May 15-16 Saturday & Monday.

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