Thrilling Comics #v7#3 (21)
(October 1941)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
7
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-08-19
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. 4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

American Crusader / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Max Plaisted
Inks
Max Plaisted
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
American Crusader [Archibald Masters]; Doc Strange [Dr. Thomas Hugo Strange] (inset); Nazis
Reprints

Announcing Real Life Comics (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Real Life Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[The Missing Airliners Mystery] (Table of Contents: 2)

The American Crusader, Champion of Democracy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
Max Plaisted
Inks
Max Plaisted
Colors
Richard Hughes
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The American Crusader [Professor Archie Masters]; Jane Peters (Master's secretary); Dr. Hans Patten (villain, introduction); Von Werner (villain, introduction, death); the Nazis (villains)

Doc Strange and the Nazi Spy (Table of Contents: 3)

Doc Strange / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
Jack Binder ?
Inks
Jack Binder ?
Colors
Richard Hughes
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doc Strange [Dr. Thomas Hugo Strange]; Muller (villain, introduction, death); Dugan (villain); Joe (villain)

[The Alchemist's Secret] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Ghost / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Fenton (villain); Roger Bacon (guest-star)

[On the road to Bonanza...] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jack Landes (villain, introduction, death)

Rope Branded (Table of Contents: 6)

Jimmy Blue / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sam Brant
Pencils
Harry Parkhurst [as HP]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jimmy Blue; Gus Hardy

[Killer At the Circus] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Characters
Spot Ramsey (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Page count corrected to 6 from 7 based on a scan from Jon Glade of The Nedor Universe Yahoo group.

[Hey there, Blink!] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
sports
Characters
Krueger (villain, introduction); Otto (villain, introduction); another Nazi spy (villain, introduction)

[Hold it, fellows!] (Table of Contents: 9)

Boxing Bits 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

True Tales of American Glory (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Letters
typeset

[At Secret Service Headquarters...] (Table of Contents: 11)

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
Turk (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introduction)

Watch for The Black Terror, Nemesis of Evil (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)

Rookie Riley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Ray McGill (signed)
Pencils
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks
Ray McGill (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
.?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes Militia -- I'll See If I Can Get a Pass to Town ...
Genre
humor; military
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    American Crusader
  2. 1. Announcing Real Life Comics
    Real Life Comics
  3. 2. [The Missing Airliners Mystery]
    The American Crusader, Champion of Democracy
  4. 3. Doc Strange and the Nazi Spy
    Doc Strange
  5. 4. [The Alchemist's Secret]
    The Ghost
  6. 5. [On the road to Bonanza...]
    The Rio Kid
  7. 6. Rope Branded
    Jimmy Blue
  8. 7. [Killer At the Circus]
    The Woman In Red
  9. 8. [Hey there, Blink!]
    Dan Duffy, College Athlete
  10. 9. [Hold it, fellows!]
    Boxing Bits By Dan Duffy
  11. 10. True Tales of American Glory
    Chats with the Editor
  12. 11. [At Secret Service Headquarters...]
    Nickie Norton of the Secret Service
  13. 12. Watch for The Black Terror, Nemesis of Evil
    The Black Terror; Exciting comics
  14. 13. ["Yes Militia -- I'll See If I Can Get a Pass to Town ..."]
    Rookie Riley
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