Thrilling Comics #v5#1 (13)
(February 1941)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-12-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications
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, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doc 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

title from the story

Doc Strange and the Tower Treasure (Table of Contents: 1)

Doc Strange / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doc Strange [Professor Thomas Hugo Strange]; Virginia Thomson; John Tower (Virginia's uncle, introduction); Ted Mara (villain, introduction, death); Spud (villain, introduction, death)

[Return To the Revolution] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Fenton (villain); Jed Morris (guest-star); Bentley (villain, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Dan Duffy, College Athlete / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the rush, Dan?
Genre
sports

[Hello Dan--how about some more tips to help us become All-American like you?] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
sports

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Lone Eagle is assigned to a new task!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Karl (villain, introduction); Kranz (villain, introduction)

Wild Steer (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jimmy Blue

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty Blane, department of justic operative, is kidnapped!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Norton (villain, introduction); Betty Blane (introduction)

American Youth Will Help! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[The Secret of Kadora] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Characters
Pursell (villain, introduction); three Hindus (villains, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On the quest for adventure, the Rio Kid rides into a small cowtown...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Ed Carney (villain, introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doc Strange
  2. 1. Doc Strange and the Tower Treasure
    Doc Strange
  3. 2. [Return To the Revolution]
    The Ghost, Master Magician
  4. 3. ["What's the rush, Dan?"]
    Dan Duffy, College Athlete
  5. 4. [Hello Dan--how about some more tips to help us become All-American like you?]
    Pigskin Pointers By Dan Duffy
  6. 5. ["The Lone Eagle is assigned to a new task!"]
    The Lone Eagle
  7. 6. Wild Steer
  8. 7. ["Betty Blane, department of justic operative, is kidnapped!"]
    Nickie Norton of the Secret Service
  9. 8. American Youth Will Help!
    Chats With the Editor
  10. 9. [The Secret of Kadora]
    The Woman In Red
  11. 10. ["On the quest for adventure, the Rio Kid rides into a small cowtown..."]
    The Rio Kid
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