Intro: ZIP COMICS #27, July 1942


“In the vast expanse of lonely desert, two Arab traders squat solemnly over their repast. Then, as they look up into the skies, an ejaculation of horror is wrested from their lips for there they see the sign of the black seven written in the skies. A seven formed by the stars. An ill omen in Arab folklore…” “Mustaf! See! the sign of the black seven…at this moment is being born a seventh son of a seventh son….inscribed in our holy Koran as a creature of evil!”