Thrilling Comics #v?#2 (11)
(December 1940)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
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/)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doc Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doc Strange [Professor Thomas Hugo Strange]
Reprints
Keywords
Nazis

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Doc Strange, America's Defender / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spies Strike In A Deadly Raid At The Navy Yard !
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Strange [Professor Thomas Hugo Strange]; Virginia Thomson; The Leader [Robert Marsh] (villain); Andrazzi tribesmen (villains); Bundists (villains )

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Ghost, Master Magician / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Ghost receives a visitor!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Fenton (villain)

[Nickie gets a call from his chief!] (Table of Contents: 3)

Nickie Norton of the Secret Service / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Brill (villain, introduction, death)

[Major Volke, German aviation attache, confers...] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Characters
Major Volke (villain, introduction); Admiral Yonaki (introduction)

Indexer Notes

story posits a German inciting Japanese (who are NOT quite portrayed as villains here!) to strike at Pearl Harbor...over a YEAR before it occurred in real life!

[Gee, Marcia--it's been awfully quiet lately!] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dan Duffy, College Athlete / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed)
Inks
Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jose Gonzales (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Signed on bottom right, last panel of story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
? [as Dan Duffy]
Pencils
Kin Platt
Inks
Kin Platt
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you kids wants some more football pointers, eh?
Synopsis
Dan Duffy teaches football fundamentals.

Jimmy Gets the Rustlers! (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sam Brant
Colors
Sam Brant
Letters
typeset

[The Koruba Diamond Case] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Characters
Kroch (villain, introduction)

[Drastic news reaches the British intelligence!] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Characters
Nazis (villains)

[Howdy Teter and his gang head for the sheriff's office at Gila Gulch.] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Rio Kid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Howdy Teter (villain, introduction)

Calling American Youth! (Table of Contents: 11)

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".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boss--dis next picture we is gonna shoot requires some very artistic scenery!

Indexer Notes

Racial stereotype.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doc Strange
  2. 1. ["Spies Strike In A Deadly Raid At The Navy Yard !"]
    Doc Strange, America's Defender
  3. 2. ["The Ghost receives a visitor!"]
    The Ghost, Master Magician
  4. 3. [Nickie gets a call from his chief!]
    Nickie Norton of the Secret Service
  5. 4. [Major Volke, German aviation attache, confers...]
    The Lone Eagle
  6. 5. [Gee, Marcia--it's been awfully quiet lately!]
    Dan Duffy, College Athlete
  7. 6. ["So you kids wants some more football pointers, eh?"]
    Pigskin Pointers By Dan Duffy
  8. 7. Jimmy Gets the Rustlers!
  9. 8. [The Koruba Diamond Case]
    The Woman In Red
  10. 9. [Drastic news reaches the British intelligence!]
    Tom Niles, Undersea Raider
  11. 10. [Howdy Teter and his gang head for the sheriff's office at Gila Gulch.]
    The Rio Kid
  12. 11. Calling American Youth!
    Chats with the Editor
  13. 12. ["Boss--dis next picture we is gonna shoot requires some very artistic scenery!"]
    Marco Polo Jones
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