Thrilling Comics #v5#2 (14)
(March 1941)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-01-21
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
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doc Strange [Professor Thomas Hugo Strange]; Virginia Thomson
Keywords
Lion

[Mystery of the Branded Man] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
Gloria Kamen
Inks
Gloria Kamen
Colors
Richard Hughes
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doc Strange [Professor Thomas Hugo Strange]; Virginia Thomson; William Owens (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Artist ID confirmed by Michael Vance in ALTER EGO #61.
Originally credited from this source to Gloria Charney.
But Gloria Kamen got married to Mr. Charney in 1947 (only after she had left comic field).
She also signed with her maiden name most of her following (juveniile) art career.
Jerry Bails Who's Who: http://www.bailsprojects.com/bio.aspx?Name=KAMEN%2c+GLORIA
A shop is named "KAMEN" (page 5, panel 5)

[The Stone Age Terror] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Richard Hughes?
Pencils
Elmer Wexler [as El Wexler] (signed)
Inks
Elmer Wexler [as El Wexler] (signed)
Colors
Richard Hughes?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Fenton (villain)

[Captain Dan Duffy leads the Carson team in a hot practice session--] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Dan--ready to give us those famous touchdown plays?

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We must get Jarvis Island--without fighting the United States!
Characters
Hunavians (villain, introduction)

Range Detective (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 / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nickie Norton gets a rush call!
Characters
Klar (villain, introduction); Pedro (villain, introduction, death)

[Murder at the Ajax Powder Company] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

The Brave New World Is Yours! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Letters
typeset

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Along a dusty road in Wyoming...
Characters
Giles (villain, introduction); his two accomplices (villains, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

The McCoys / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray McGill
Inks
Ray McGill
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh - I hate to get up and go to work today -
Genre
humor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doc Strange
  2. 1. [Mystery of the Branded Man]
    Doc Strange, Detective
  3. 2. [The Stone Age Terror]
    The Ghost
  4. 3. [Captain Dan Duffy leads the Carson team in a hot practice session--]
    Dan Duffy, College Athlete
  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. The Brave New World Is Yours!
    Chats with the Editor
  11. 10. ["Along a dusty road in Wyoming..."]
    The Rio Kid
  12. 11. ["Gosh - I hate to get up and go to work today -"]
    The McCoys
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