Thrilling Comics #v12#1 (34)
(March 1943)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
12
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly except December, April and June
On-sale date
1943-01-26
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, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doc Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Flaming Fiends (Table of Contents: 2)

Doc Strange / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Binder (credited)
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
... from John Chilton, head of the District Weather Bureau!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doc Strange [Thomas Hugo Strange]; Mike Ellis; John Chilton; Col. Davis; Catastroffi; Virginia Thompson; Hadley; Franklin D. Roosevelt (cameo); Wadell
Keywords
astrone tube; Fort Mason; homets

The Horror Invasion (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As Archie walks along the streets of Paris...
Genre
superhero
Characters
American Crusader [Archibald Masters]; Nazis; Marie Duval
Synopsis
The Nazis have found a way to animate the dead and use this to create an army of zombies.

Indexer Notes

Removed letters credit for Richard Hughes. Hughes never lettered he was an editor/writer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Jimmy Cole / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stanley Kaufmann ?
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
?
Letters
Stanley Kaufmann?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A whirling dynamo of juvenile fury...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jimmy Cole; Tom; Mr. Cole; Horatio; Fritz; Nazis
Keywords
Lincoln Bridge

Bijou's Rescue (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chuck Stanley
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tall, husky, dark-skinned Bijou, the brawny New Guinea native...
Genre
war
Characters
Bijou; Lt. Larry Rhodes; Capt. Kata
Keywords
crocodiles; Nagana River

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Ghost / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What new scientific discovery this time, Fenton?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Fenton; Ghost; Betty Morris; Cleopatra; King John of England [John Lackland]; Venerable Yogi
Synopsis
Professor Fenton travels back in time to impersonate King John of England to steal the ransom for King Richard I.
Keywords
Egypt; England; time travel

Secret Agents (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael O'Brien
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At fourteen a boy on a farm knows many things...
Characters
Lars Jensen; Karl; Olaf Jensen
Synopsis
Lars and his father are taken hostage and forced to burn their wheat field; however, Lars finds a way to outwit his two German captors and save his field from being burned down.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Lucky Lawrence / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A fighting leatherneck blazes a trail of conquest against the Japs!
Genre
war
Characters
Lucky Lawrence; Tubby; Noodle
Keywords
Guadalcanal

The Path to True Democracy (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Ned Pines ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One of the young readers of Thrilling Comics has written me a very interesting and thoughtful...

Indexer Notes

Includes membership form for the Thrilling Club.

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

Woman In Red / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A daredevil girl investigator smashes a ten-year-old mystery!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Woman in Red [Peggy Allen]; Cavanaugh; Webster; Rick Walker
Keywords
Gordon jewels

Indexer Notes

Removed letters credit for Richard Hughes. Hughes never lettered he was an editor/writer.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At Peak Field, Washington...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Lone Eagle; Heinkel; Nazis
Keywords
Peak Field

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doc Strange
  2. 1. ["Here's the greatest billfold bargain in all America"]
  3. 2. The Flaming Fiends
    Doc Strange
  4. 3. The Horror Invasion
    American Crusader
  5. 4. ["A whirling dynamo of juvenile fury..."]
    Jimmy Cole
  6. 5. Bijou's Rescue
  7. 6. ["What new scientific discovery this time, Fenton?"]
    Ghost
  8. 7. Secret Agents
  9. 8. ["A fighting leatherneck blazes a trail of conquest against the Japs!"]
    Lucky Lawrence
  10. 9. The Path to True Democracy
    Chats with the Editor
  11. 10. ["A daredevil girl investigator smashes a ten-year-old mystery!"]
    Woman In Red
  12. 11. ["At Peak Field, Washington..."]
    Lone Eagle
  13. 12. ["Yes - I'm convinced that I can make good money in radio."]
  14. 13. ["Hurry! Hurry! Sell seeds for victory gardens"]
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky
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