(March 1941)

Standard, 1940 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Better Publications
Editing:
Ned Pines
Format:
Color; Standard Golden Age US; Saddle-Stitched; Newsprint; Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doc Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Mystery of the Branded Man] (Table of Contents)

Doc Strange / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes
Pencils:
Gloria Charney
Inks:
Gloria Charney
Colors:
Richard Hughes
Letters:
?

Characters:
William Owens (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Artist ID confirmed by Michael Vance in ALTER EGO #61.

[The Stone Age Terror] (Table of Contents)

The Ghost / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes?
Pencils:
Ed Wexler (signed)
Inks:
Ed Wexler
Colors:
Richard Hughes?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Characters:
Professor Fenton (villain)

[Captain Dan Duffy leads the Carson team in a hot practice session--] (Table of Contents)

Dan Duffy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Prof. Klemper (villain, introduction); Otto Schiele (villain, introduction); Oberman (villain, introduction); Culture Society (villains, introduction)

["Hello, Dan--ready to give us those famous touchdown plays?"] (Table of Contents)

Pigskin Pointers by Dan Duffy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["We must get Jarvis Island--without fighting the United States!"] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Eagle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Wexler
Inks:
Ed Wexler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Hunavians (villain, introduction)

Range Detective (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sam Brant
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
Sam Brant
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jimmy Blue

["Nickie Norton gets a rush call!"] (Table of Contents)

Nickie Norton of the Secret Service / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes?
Pencils:
Alexander Kostuk?
Inks:
Alexander Kostuk?
Colors:
Richard Hughes?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Klar (villain, introduction); Pedro (villain, introduction, death)

[Murder at the Ajax Powder Company] (Table of Contents)

The Woman in Red / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes?
Pencils:
George Mandel
Inks:
George Mandel
Colors:
Richard Hughes?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Moffat (villain, introduction)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

["Along a dusty road in Wyoming..."] (Table of Contents)

The Rio Kid / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Giles (villain, introduction); his two accomplices (villains, introduction)

"Gosh - I hate to get up and go to work today -" (Table of Contents)

The McCoys / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doc Strange
  2. 1. [Mystery of the Branded Man]
    Doc Strange
  3. 2. [The Stone Age Terror]
    The Ghost
  4. 3. [Captain Dan Duffy leads the Carson team in a hot practice session--]
    Dan Duffy
  5. 4. ["Hello, Dan--ready to give us those famous touchdown plays?"]
    Pigskin Pointers by Dan Duffy
  6. 5. ["We must get Jarvis Island--without fighting the United States!"]
    The Lone Eagle
  7. 6. Range Detective
  8. 7. ["Nickie Norton gets a rush call!"]
    Nickie Norton of the Secret Service
  9. 8. [Murder at the Ajax Powder Company]
    The Woman in Red
  10. 9. ["Along a dusty road in Wyoming..."]
    The Rio Kid
  11. 10. "Gosh - I hate to get up and go to work today -"
    The McCoys
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