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)

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

Script
? (ad copy)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This beautiful desk for only $1.00 with any Remington portable typewriter

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for the Remington Noiseless Deluxe Portable Typewriter.

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)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (ad copy)
Pencils
?; ? (photographs)
Inks
?; ? (photographs)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for various items from Johnson Smith & Co.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (ad copy)
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Colors
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
D-a-i-s-y spells fun in any language!
Characters
Buck Jones (photo)

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for various air rifles from the Daisy Manufacturing Co.

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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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
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  • Len Wolinsky
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