Startling Comics #v5#1 (13)
(February 1942)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly except April, June and October
On-sale date
1941-12-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines ?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

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)

Captain Future / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Binder ?
Inks
Jack Binder ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Future [Andrew Bryant]

Indexer Notes

Though the cover blurb is for The Fighting Yank, the cover actually features Captain Future.

[Ranke's Battleship Theft] (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Future / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kin Platt (signed)
Inks
Kin Platt
Colors
?
Letters
?

[The Faceless Legion] (Table of Contents: 2)

Fighting Yank / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Mavelli (Villain; Intro); the Faceless Legion (Villain; Intro)
Reprints

[The Giant Bear of Tibet] (Table of Contents: 3)

Biff Powers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
August Froehlich
Inks
August Froehlich
Colors
?
Letters
?

Relief Pilot (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles S. Strong
Letters
Typeset

[The Naval Code Book Robbery] (Table of Contents: 5)

Don Davis / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

[Estrin's Alpha Ray] (Table of Contents: 6)

Mystico the Wonder Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Morey
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr 28/2/2009

Barry Does His Bit (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Hale
Letters
Typeset

[Eb Whipple and His Rustlers] (Table of Contents: 8)

Masked Rider / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr 28/2/2009 says art not by Jon Daly

[The Killing of Edward White] (Table of Contents: 9)

Detective-Sergeant Burke / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kin Platt (signed)
Inks
Kin Platt
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Happy and Snappy / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's a lovely reward poster, Snappy!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Happy; Snappy; Larceny Leo

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation (Table of Contents: 11)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
H. L. Herbert (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Future
  2. 1. [Ranke's Battleship Theft]
    Captain Future
  3. 2. [The Faceless Legion]
    Fighting Yank
  4. 3. [The Giant Bear of Tibet]
    Biff Powers
  5. 4. Relief Pilot
  6. 5. [The Naval Code Book Robbery]
    Don Davis
  7. 6. [Estrin's Alpha Ray]
    Mystico the Wonder Man
  8. 7. Barry Does His Bit
  9. 8. [Eb Whipple and His Rustlers]
    Masked Rider
  10. 9. [The Killing of Edward White]
    Detective-Sergeant Burke
  11. 10. ["That's a lovely reward poster, Snappy!"]
    Happy and Snappy
  12. 11. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steven Rowe
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Gary L. Watson