You think global warming is bad now, wait until 50,020 AD...
...when only Blaze Barton and his scientist friend Prof Solis stand between mankind and total annihilation!
Though the Core-Men remained an ongoing threat, the strip quickly changed emphasis to outer space as Blaze and associates began traveling to other worlds.
You'll see his entire 13-story run on this blog over the next few months.
While the writer of this premiere tale from Quality's Hit Comics #1 (1940) is unknown, the artist was Henry Kiefer, a craftsman with over 400 comics stories and covers from 1935 to 1954 including numerous Classics Illustrated adaptations.