Exciting Comics #v4#3 (12)
(September 1941)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly with the exception of May, August, November
On-sale Date
1941-06-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines [as N. L. Pines] (president)

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. 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Black Terror / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Elmer Wexler ?
Inks
Elmer Wexler ?
Colors
?

Characters
Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]
Keywords
bondage

Danger Calls The American Crusader into Action! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The American Crusader / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Death of a Double] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Black Terror / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
David Gabrielsen
Inks
David Gabrielsen
Colors
Richard Hughes
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nelson (villain, introduction, death); Henry Devoe (villain, introduction)

[The Case of Mike Morgan] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Mask / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Mike Morgan (villain, introduction); Bassett (villain, introduction)

Ted Crane in Afghanistan (Table of Contents: 4)

Ted Crane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Aiken (villain, introduction); Fowler (villain, introduction)

[The Fuehrer of Brazil] (Table of Contents: 5)

Larry North, U.S.N. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Leslie Bellem ?
Pencils
Max Plaisted
Inks
Max Plaisted
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dr. Sanchez (villain, introduction); Hans (villain, introduction); Kurt (villain, introduction); Dr. Ludwig (villain, introduction, death); Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Bellem credit suggested by Jerry Bails's Who's Who.

[The Mangler Moran Case] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Sphinx / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
C. A. Winter
Inks
C. A. Winter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mangler Moran (introduction); Dink Davis (villain, introduction, death)

[Doc Strange The Mightiest Man On Earth] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Doc Strange / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Harvey / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Be a Super-Boy!
Genre
humor; children

Taffy to the Rescue (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Donald Bayne Hobart
Letters
typeset

Characters
Herbie Johnson

[The Bombsight Bandits] (Table of Contents: 10)

Sergeant Bill King / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Ansang (villain, introduction); Karl (villain, introduction, death); another spy (villain, introduction, death)

[The Senator and the Rustlers] (Table of Contents: 11)

Jim Hatfield, Texas Ranger / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Senator Blaine (introduction); Tilson (villain, introduction)

The Money Pitch (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Hale
Colors
Henry Hale
Letters
typeset

[The Cuff Link Clue] (Table of Contents: 13)

Dan Williams, Private Investigator / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Thayer
Inks
Raymond Thayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jarvis (villain, introduction); Anita (villain, introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror
  2. 1. Danger Calls The American Crusader into Action!
    The American Crusader
  3. 2. [Death of a Double]
    The Black Terror
  4. 3. [The Case of Mike Morgan]
    The Mask
  5. 4. Ted Crane in Afghanistan
    Ted Crane
  6. 5. [The Fuehrer of Brazil]
    Larry North, U.S.N.
  7. 6. [The Mangler Moran Case]
    The Sphinx
  8. 7. [Doc Strange The Mightiest Man On Earth]
    Doc Strange
  9. 8. ["Be a Super-Boy!"]
    Harvey
  10. 9. Taffy to the Rescue
  11. 10. [The Bombsight Bandits]
    Sergeant Bill King
  12. 11. [The Senator and the Rustlers]
    Jim Hatfield, Texas Ranger
  13. 12. The Money Pitch
  14. 13. [The Cuff Link Clue]
    Dan Williams, Private Investigator
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