Startling Comics #v5#2 (14)
(April 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
1942-02-11
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. 2.


[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

[The Return of Mavelli] (Table of Contents: 1)

Fighting Yank / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Mavelli (villain, death?); Fighting Yank [Bruce Carter III]

[The Attack of the Lemurians] (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Future / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Lemurians (introduction, villain, death); Captain Future

[The Wolf-Man of Angola] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Characters
Boma (Intro)

[Krohl and the Gas Formula] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

His Name Was George (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Hale
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

[The Sea Serpent] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Herbie Helps the Law (Table of Contents: 7)

Herbie Johnson / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Donald Bayne Hobart
Letters
Typeset

[Baldy Harris, Bank Robber] (Table of Contents: 8)

G-Man Dalton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Happy and Snappy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's been a jail-break!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Happy; Snappy

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

Happy and Snappy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Garsh! That's a nice reward!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Happy; Snappy; Homicide Harry

[Bollen's Brand-Blotters] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Charles Quinlan?
Pencils
Charles Quinlan?
Inks
Charles Quinlan?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Future
  2. 1. [The Return of Mavelli]
    Fighting Yank
  3. 2. [The Attack of the Lemurians]
    Captain Future
  4. 3. [The Wolf-Man of Angola]
    Biff Powers
  5. 4. [Krohl and the Gas Formula]
    Don Davis
  6. 5. His Name Was George
  7. 6. [The Sea Serpent]
    Mystico the Wonder Man
  8. 7. Herbie Helps the Law
    Herbie Johnson
  9. 8. [Baldy Harris, Bank Robber]
    G-Man Dalton
  10. 9. ["There's been a jail-break!"]
    Happy and Snappy
  11. 10. ["Garsh! That's a nice reward!"]
    Happy and Snappy
  12. 11. [Bollen's Brand-Blotters]
    Masked Rider
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