Thrilling Comics #v9#2 (26)
(March 1942)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
9
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-01-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications
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, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doc Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kin Platt ?
Inks
Kin Platt ?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doc Strange [Professor Thomas Hugo Strange]; Mike Ellis

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Remington Noiseless Deluxe Portable Typewriter / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Doc Strange In the Sargasso Sea (Table of Contents: 2)

Doc Strange / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The greatest explosive the world's ever known - and discovered in 1562?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doc Strange [Professor Thomas Hugo Strange]; Virginia Thomson; Mike Ellis; Kraft (villain, introduction, death); Santanio
Keywords
alosun; Dreamland Amusement Park; Sargasso Sea

The American Crusader versus The Black Vulture (Table of Contents: 3)

The American Crusader / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gracious--we'll be late for our conference with Professor DeGroot!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Vulture [Professor DeGroot] (villain, introduction); American Crusader [Archibald Masters]; Dan Barry; Jane Peters
Keywords
hypnotism; submarine detector

[The Dark Archer] (Table of Contents: 4)

Hale of the Herald / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a mid-town penthouse...
Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
The Dark Archer [Henderson] (villain, introduction); Perkins; John Andrews; George Hale; Vickie Dale; Mr. Lee; Mark Peters
Keywords
invisibility pills

Like Abe Lincoln (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sixth grade was fascinating to Freddie Welch...
Genre
drama
Characters
Freddie Welch; Abraham Lincoln; Helen; Mrs. Welch
Synopsis
Freddie is asked to bring a diamond necklace to his aunt.

[The Fur Hijackers] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Another truckload of my furs was hijacked last night!
Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Marten (villain, introduction); Lefty (villain, introduction); Siggy (villain, introduction); Woman in Red [Peggy Allen]; Louie; Inspector Cavanaugh
Keywords
Marten Fur Company

[The Weatherman] (Table of Contents: 7)

Marco Polo Jones / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boss - I has a very good idea for our next picture!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mr. Weatherly (introduction); Jupiter Pluvius (introduction); Mr. Snow (introduction); Sol (introduction); Mrs. Weatherly (introduction); Marco Polo Jones; Snowball

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[The Hand from the Sea] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's our position, mate?
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Professor Fenton (villain); Haldor (villain); Atlanteans (villain, introduction, death); Ghost; Betty Morris; Garret; Yogi
Keywords
Atlantis; time travel

[Attack on the Cormorant] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the Lone Eagle heads over Montauk Point--
Genre
aviation
Characters
Krug (villain, introduction); Lone Eagle
Keywords
Curtiss A-18; Norwalk Field

American Youth Can Help! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The other day I received a letter from a young reader which is so interesting that I am losing no time in passing it on to you.

Indexer Notes

Includes a membership form to join the Thrilling Club.

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

The McCoys / 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
Mother! How long will it be before I'm a man, like Pop?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mickey McCoy; Mrs. McCoy; Mr. McCoy
Synopsis
Mickey is unhappy because he is not a grown-up.

Indexer Notes

last appearance

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

The McCoys / 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
Daddy--can I go to the barbershop with you?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. McCoy; Mrs. McCoy; Mickey McCoy; Jane; Tony
Synopsis
Mickey decides to become a barber.

[The Barstow Gang Strikes] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It'll be as easy as throwin' a six-week heifer!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Chuck Barstow (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introduction); Dode Deaver (villain, introduction); Rio Kid; Sheriff Rodney; Dusty
Keywords
Deaver Ranch; Valdalo Saloon

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doc Strange
  2. 1. ["This beautiful desk for only $1.00 with any Remington portable typewriter"]
    Remington Noiseless Deluxe Portable Typewriter
  3. 2. Doc Strange In the Sargasso Sea
    Doc Strange
  4. 3. The American Crusader versus The Black Vulture
    The American Crusader
  5. 4. [The Dark Archer]
    Hale of the Herald
  6. 5. Like Abe Lincoln
  7. 6. [The Fur Hijackers]
    The Woman in Red
  8. 7. [The Weatherman]
    Marco Polo Jones
  9. 8. [The Hand from the Sea]
    The Ghost
  10. 9. [Attack on the Cormorant]
    The Lone Eagle
  11. 10. American Youth Can Help!
    Chats with the Editor
  12. 11. ["Mother! How long will it be before I'm a man, like Pop?"]
    The McCoys
  13. 12. ["Daddy--can I go to the barbershop with you?"]
    The McCoys
  14. 13. [The Barstow Gang Strikes]
    The Rio Kid
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. ["D-a-i-s-y spells fun in any language!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Len Wolinsky
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