Thrilling Comics #v8#1 (22)
(November 1941)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
8
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-09-18
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)

The American Crusader / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Binder ?
Inks
Jack Binder ?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
American Crusader [Archibald Masters]; Doc Strange [Dr. Thomas Hugo Strange] (inset); Nazi; Jane Peters
Keywords
bondage

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

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

[The Incendiary Ray] (Table of Contents: 2)

The American Crusader, Defender Of Democracy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hans (villain, introduction); Ernst (villain, introduction); Specs (villain, introduction); other Nazi spies (villains, introduction); American Crusader [Archibald Masters]; Jane Peters

Doc Strange and the Solar Cannon (Table of Contents: 3)

Doc Strange / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doc Strange [Professor Thomas Hugo Strange]; Virginia Thomson; Dr. Gregory Swayne (villain, introduction, death); Gyp Jordan; Cotter
Keywords
alosun; coronol cannon; Cotter's Mill; Monarch Foundry

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley ?
Inks
Dan Gormley ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Lone Eagle receives an invitation...
Genre
aviation
Characters
Grabel (villain, introduction, death); Lone Eagle; Captain Vaca; Nazis
Keywords
Bolivia

Constable Freddie (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles S. Strong
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Charles S. Strong
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Freddie Wilson; George Garrison; Frank Ludlow

[Demons of the Depths] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils
August M. Froehlich
Inks
August M. Froehlich
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Fenton (villain); King Midas (introduction); Ghost; Betty

Indexer Notes

art credits by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr on 3 April 2010.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Gunboat Grey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, Bomber - this gonna be some swell party tonight ...
Genre
humor
Characters
Gunner; Bomber

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

Dan Duffy, College Athlete / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The headquarters of a notorious Nazi spy--
Genre
sports
Characters
Wagner (villain, introduction); Heinrich (villain, introduction); Dan Duffy; Marcia; Blink

Indexer Notes

artist signature spotted by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr

[The Palmer Mansion Case] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Woman in Red / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Late one night, as Peggy Allen returns from a weekend trip...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Harry Dent (villain, introduction); Woman in Red [Peggy Allen]; Mrs. Belden Palmer; Cavanaugh

Indexer Notes

initialed "K" in last panel.

Our Soldiers and Sailors (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Ned Pines ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every true-blue American thrills to the sight of a clean, noble, upstanding American youth wearing the uniform of his country!

Indexer Notes

Includes membership form for the Thrilling Club.

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

Nickie Norton of the Secret Service / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils
Leo Morey
Inks
Leo Morey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a Washington suburb...
Genre
spy
Characters
Lorca (villain, introduction); Benson (villain, introduction); Nickie Norton; Lefty
Keywords
Norfolk

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr ID-ed the pencil and inker 3 April 2010.

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

Rookie Riley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sir - did you send for me?
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Elmer Riley; Napoleon; Militia
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The American Crusader
  2. 1. Announcing Real Life Comics
    Real Life Comics
  3. 2. [The Incendiary Ray]
    The American Crusader, Defender Of Democracy
  4. 3. Doc Strange and the Solar Cannon
    Doc Strange
  5. 4. ["The Lone Eagle receives an invitation..."]
    The Lone Eagle
  6. 5. Constable Freddie
  7. 6. [Demons of the Depths]
    The Ghost
  8. 7. ["Say, Bomber - this gonna be some swell party tonight ..."]
    Gunboat Grey
  9. 8. ["The headquarters of a notorious Nazi spy--"]
    Dan Duffy, College Athlete
  10. 9. [The Palmer Mansion Case]
    The Woman in Red
  11. 10. Our Soldiers and Sailors
    Chats with the Editor
  12. 11. ["In a Washington suburb..."]
    Nickie Norton of the Secret Service
  13. 12. ["Sir - did you send for me?"]
    Rookie Riley
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