Startling Comics #v8#3 (24)
(November 1943)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
8
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale date
1943-08-27
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. 4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fighting Yank / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fighting Yank [Bruce Carter III]; Japanese villains

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

The Fighting Yank / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You'll feel the icy hand of fear at your heart as a grisly German scientist...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Bruce Carter III [The Fighting Yank]; Joan Farwell (his assistant)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Pyroman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Everett Raymond Kinstler ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At Central Technical School -- 'What are you doing Mr. Clark?'
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dick Martin [Pyroman]; Joyce Clark

Indexer Notes

Joyce Clark is Dick Martin's assistant.

Convoy Peril (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Willaim McClellan
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
George Latham

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

The Four Comrades / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A quartet of courageous lads pools brain and brawn to smash the axis!
Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Future / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Edd Ashe ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mass murder looms when a sinister death plot is turned against...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Andy Bryant [Captain Future]; Grace Adams (his assistant)

Sheriff's Son (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Buck Benson
Pencils
Harry Lucey [as HPL]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Tim Stanton

The Hydron! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Characters
Bob Paxton [The Oracle]; Professor Kruegheim (villain; creator of Hydron, a giant octopus)

Stormy Range (Table of Contents: 8)

Jimmy Blue / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sam Brant
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Happy and His Pappy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Happy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Kin Platt
Pencils
Kin Platt
Inks
Kin Platt
Colors
Kin Platt
Letters
Kin Platt
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Fighting Yank
  2. 1. ["You'll feel the icy hand of fear at your heart as a grisly German scientist..."]
    The Fighting Yank
  3. 2. ["At Central Technical School -- 'What are you doing Mr. Clark?' "]
    Pyroman
  4. 3. Convoy Peril
  5. 4. ["A quartet of courageous lads pools brain and brawn to smash the axis!"]
    The Four Comrades
  6. 5. ["Mass murder looms when a sinister death plot is turned against..."]
    Captain Future
  7. 6. Sheriff's Son
  8. 7. The Hydron!
    The Oracle
  9. 8. Stormy Range
    Jimmy Blue
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Happy and His Pappy
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Happy
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