Startling Comics #v8#2 (23)
(September 1943)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
8
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale Date
1943-06-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines

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. 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pyroman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Pyroman [Dick Martin]; Japanese soldiers
Reprints
Keywords
radio; World War II

[The Radio Death Ray] (Table of Contents: 1)

Pyroman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield (signed)
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jettick (villain, introduction, death); Nazi spies (villain, introduction)

[Skulduggery In Canada] (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Future / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Schneid (villain, introduction); Nazis (villains); Charlie (Grace's uncle, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Artist previously identified as possibly Jack Alderman.

Range Telegraph (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles S. Strong
Colors
Charles S. Strong
Letters
typeset

[The Pipeline Blitz] (Table of Contents: 4)

Four Comrades / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Satan (villain)

Glass of Water (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael O'Brien
Colors
Michael O'Brien
Letters
typeset

[Three-Way Plot To Murder the Fighting Yank] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Adolf Hitler (villain); Hirohito (villain); Mussolini (villain); Gerhardt (villain, introduction, death); Iciano (villain, introduction, death); Mokota (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Artist previously identified as possibly Alex Schomburg.

A Swell Team (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Roberts
Colors
Charles Roberts
Letters
typeset

[Fiend from the Fourth Dimension] (Table of Contents: 8)

Oracle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Bat (villain, introduction); Nazis (villains)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Pyroman
  2. 1. [The Radio Death Ray]
    Pyroman
  3. 2. [Skulduggery In Canada]
    Captain Future
  4. 3. Range Telegraph
  5. 4. [The Pipeline Blitz]
    Four Comrades
  6. 5. Glass of Water
  7. 6. [Three-Way Plot To Murder the Fighting Yank]
    Fighting Yank
  8. 7. A Swell Team
  9. 8. [Fiend from the Fourth Dimension]
    Oracle
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