Thrilling Comics #v6#1 (16)
(May 1941)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
6
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-03-20
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
Kin Platt
Inks
Kin Platt
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Doc Strange and the The Haunted Castle (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;Tom Stevens (villain, introduction)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We've put Greer College on that open spot on our schedule, Dan!
Genre
sports
Characters
Bill Ellis (introduction); Bill Quinlan (villain, introduction)

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

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
Say, Dan--got any more of those great pigskin pointers?
Genre
sports

[Blackbeard's Treasure] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Ghost, Master Magician / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Fenton (villain); Blackbeard (villain)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At a small airplane plant in northern Texas...
Genre
aviation
Characters
Halle (villain, introduction); Larkin (villain, introduction)

[The Carbon Paper Clue] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Characters
Bud Beasley (villain, introduction); Warren (villain, introduction)

Two Kinds of Courage (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Donald Bayne Hobart
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
Donald Bayne Hobart
Letters
typeset

Characters
Herbie Johnson

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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
A Washington conspiracy...
Genre
spy
Characters
Harry (villain, introduction); Teagle (villain, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boss, if we is gonna put this cartoon film factory over --

[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
Late one night, as the Rio Kid rides into the border town of Coronado...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Cade (villain, introduction)

The Secret of True Democracy (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee I Wish We Could Move -
Genre
humor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doc Strange
  2. 1. Doc Strange and the The Haunted Castle
    Doc Strange
  3. 2. ["We've put Greer College on that open spot on our schedule, Dan!"]
    Dan Duffy, College Athlete
  4. 3. ["Say, Dan--got any more of those great pigskin pointers?"]
    Pigskin Pointers By Dan Duffy
  5. 4. [Blackbeard's Treasure]
    The Ghost, Master Magician
  6. 5. ["At a small airplane plant in northern Texas..."]
    The Lone Eagle
  7. 6. [The Carbon Paper Clue]
    The Woman In Red
  8. 7. Two Kinds of Courage
  9. 8. ["A Washington conspiracy..."]
    Nickie Norton of the Secret Service
  10. 9. ["Boss, if we is gonna put this cartoon film factory over --"]
    Marco Polo Jones
  11. 10. ["Late one night, as the Rio Kid rides into the border town of Coronado..."]
    The Rio Kid
  12. 11. The Secret of True Democracy
    Chats with the Editor
  13. 12. ["Watch For The Black Terror, Nemesis of Evil"]
    The Black Terror; Exciting Comics
  14. 13. ["Gee I Wish We Could Move -"]
    The McCoys
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