Thrilling Comics #v3#3 (9)
(October 1940)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-08-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines [as N. L. Pines] (president)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Some info verified using a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/)

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Strange [Professor Thomas Hugo Strange]; Virginia Thomson

Indexer Notes

Scene in story doesn't feature Virginia as captive but her cousin, Fred Barnes.

Dr.Strange in the Everglades (Table of Contents: 1)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Strange [Professor Thomas Hugo Strange]; Virginia Thomson; Fred Barnes (introduction, Virginia Thomson's cousin); Otis Kerner (villain, introduction, death); Maglio (villain, introduction); Big Joe Aleuto (villain, introduction)

[The Ghost Meets George Washington] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Ghost, Master Magician / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Mandel
Inks
George Mandel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Prof. Fenton (villain); Colin (villain, introduction); British (villain); Hessians (villain); George Washington (guest-star); Betty Norris (introduction)

[The Submarine Mother-Ship] (Table of Contents: 3)

Tom Niles, Undersea Raider / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Sansone [as L. Sansone] (signed)
Inks
Leonard Sansone [as L. Sansone] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Nazis (villains)

[The Guardists of Aruba] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Lone Eagle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Elmer Wexler
Inks
Elmer Wexler
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Guardists (villain, introduction, Nazi spies)

Eddie Makes His Mark (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jackson Cole
Letters
typeset

[Death In the Hotel Metropolis] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Woman In Red / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Mandel ?
Inks
George Mandel ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Bascom (villain, introduction)

[The Revenge of Torrelli] (Table of Contents: 7)

Dan Duffy, College Athlete / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kin Platt
Inks
Kin Platt
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Torrelli (villain); Clem Foster (villain)

[The Wreck of the SBU Express] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Characters
The Lorro Gang (villains, introduction)

[The Cocaine Smugglers] (Table of Contents: 9)

Nickie Norton of the Secret Service / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Sansone
Inks
Leonard Sansone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Bugs Kelly (villain, introduction); other smugglers (villains, introduction)

American Youth Will Triumph! (Table of Contents: 10)

Chats with the Editor / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ned Pines ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Promo for the "Thrilling Club".
Coupon for survey of features and registration to "CASH PRIZE CONTEST".

Marco Polo Jones Goes Talent Scouting (Table of Contents: 11)

Marco Polo Jones / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ray McGill
Pencils
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks
Ray McGill (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mother Goose (guest-star); the Fairy Queen (guest-star); Tom Thumb (guest-star)

Indexer Notes

Racial stereotype.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dr. Strange
  2. 1. Dr.Strange in the Everglades
    Dr. Strange
  3. 2. [The Ghost Meets George Washington]
    The Ghost, Master Magician
  4. 3. [The Submarine Mother-Ship]
    Tom Niles, Undersea Raider
  5. 4. [The Guardists of Aruba]
    The Lone Eagle
  6. 5. Eddie Makes His Mark
  7. 6. [Death In the Hotel Metropolis]
    The Woman In Red
  8. 7. [The Revenge of Torrelli]
    Dan Duffy, College Athlete
  9. 8. [The Wreck of the SBU Express]
    The Rio Kid
  10. 9. [The Cocaine Smugglers]
    Nickie Norton of the Secret Service
  11. 10. American Youth Will Triumph!
    Chats with the Editor
  12. 11. Marco Polo Jones Goes Talent Scouting
    Marco Polo Jones
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