Exciting Comics #v6#1 (16)
(February 1942)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
6
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly with the exception of January, May, September
On-sale Date
1941-12-02
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, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Elmer Wexler ?
Inks
Elmer Wexler ?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]
Keywords
sailing ship

Indexer Notes

Cover marquee: "A New Feature The Liberator!.... In This Issue"

[Attack on an Airport] (Table of Contents: 1)

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
Pete Hogue (villain, introduction); Mike Scanlon (villain, introduction)

[The Challenge of X-3] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Liberator / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
X-3 (villain, introduction); Nazis (villains)

[Debut of an Air Cadet] (Table of Contents: 3)

Crash Carter, Air Cadet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Crash Carter (introduction, origin); Stew Kent (introduction); Looie (introduction); Vesper (villain, introduction); Otto (villain, introduction); other Nazi spies (villains, introductions)

Junior Warden (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Hale
Colors
Henry Hale
Letters
typeset

[Deathtrap for the Mask] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Characters
Cliff Barnes (villain, introduction)

[Attack on the Arsenal] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Hauser (villain, introduction); Simon (villain, introduction); other Nazi spies (villains, introductions)

Inca Relic (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Easterly
Colors
John Easterly
Letters
typeset

Ted Crane and the Singapore Plot (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Characters
Dr. Cobra (villain); Von Stettin (villain, introduction); Feng (villain, introduction)

[Trouble on Bitter Creek] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Croft (villain, introduction); Apache Tom (villain, introduction); Laredo (villain, introduction); Jeb (villain, introduction)

[Not Fiction..But Vivid.Blazing Fact!] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror
  2. 1. [Attack on an Airport]
    The Black Terror
  3. 2. [The Challenge of X-3]
    The Liberator
  4. 3. [Debut of an Air Cadet]
    Crash Carter, Air Cadet
  5. 4. Junior Warden
  6. 5. [Deathtrap for the Mask]
    The Mask
  7. 6. [Attack on the Arsenal]
    Sergeant Bill King
  8. 7. Inca Relic
  9. 8. Ted Crane and the Singapore Plot
    Ted Crane
  10. 9. [Trouble on Bitter Creek]
    Jim Hatfield, Texas Ranger
  11. 10. [Not Fiction..But Vivid.Blazing Fact!]
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