Thrilling Comics #v5#3 (15)
(April 1941)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-02-20
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, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 2.


[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

The Mystery Kidnappings (Table of Contents: 1)

Doc Strange / comic story / 15 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; Carpenter (villain, introduction, death); Nazelians (villains, introduction, most death)

[Gee Dan...what I wouldn't give for some excitement!] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
sports
Characters
Mallory (villain, introduction)

[Got any more football tips, Dan? Those others worked swell!] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
sports

[Back To the Gold Rush] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Ghost, Master Magician / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Fenton (villain); Orth (villain, introduction)

[At the State Department in Washington...] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Lone Eagle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Nazis (villains)

[The Secret Service Headquarters...] (Table of Contents: 6)

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
?

Genre
spy
Characters
Pete (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introduction)

Subway Cowboy (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Donald Bayne Hobart
Colors
Donald Bayne Hobart
Letters
typeset

Characters
Herbie Johnson

[The Fatal Furniture] (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
Gortz (villain, introduction)

Watch For The Black Terror, Nemesis of Evil (Table of Contents: 9)

The Black Terror; Exciting comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)


Genre
superhero

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yessir - There's Just One Thing I Can't Figure Out. Spot!
Genre
humor

The Voice Of American Youth! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

[The Rio Kid reaches the town of Cougar Creek...] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Greer (villain, introduction)

[Mr. Marco -- I has a good idea for a new picture...] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Ray McGill (signed)
Pencils
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks
Ray McGill (signed)
Colors
Ray McGill (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doc Strange
  2. 1. The Mystery Kidnappings
    Doc Strange
  3. 2. [Gee Dan...what I wouldn't give for some excitement!]
    Dan Duffy, College Athlete
  4. 3. [Got any more football tips, Dan? Those others worked swell!]
    Pigskin Pointers By Dan Duffy
  5. 4. [Back To the Gold Rush]
    The Ghost, Master Magician
  6. 5. [At the State Department in Washington...]
    The Lone Eagle
  7. 6. [The Secret Service Headquarters...]
    Nickie Norton of the Secret Service
  8. 7. Subway Cowboy
  9. 8. [The Fatal Furniture]
    The Woman In Red
  10. 9. Watch For The Black Terror, Nemesis of Evil
    The Black Terror; Exciting comics
  11. 10. ["Yessir - There's Just One Thing I Can't Figure Out. Spot!"]
    The McCoys
  12. 11. The Voice Of American Youth!
    Chats with the Editor
  13. 12. [The Rio Kid reaches the town of Cougar Creek...]
    The Rio Kid
  14. 13. [Mr. Marco -- I has a good idea for a new picture...]
    Marco Polo Jones
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