|The series premiered
in 1941. Stopped in 1943 after 11 issues.
The starring character is Alan Armstrong, who is a master detective armed with a number of gadgets, which he uses in his encounters with foreign spies trying to infiltrate the USA during World War 2. Armstrong disguises himself as a superhero appropriately named Spy Smasher. When the war ended the series continued under the title Crime Smasher.
A new, independent series also titled Spy Smasher emerged in 2007 and features a female government agent by the name of Katarina Armstrong.
(presenting the front covers from 6 random issues)