Startling Comics #v9#1 (25)
(January 1944)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
9
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pyroman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?

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

[The Electricity Bomb] (Table of Contents: 1)

Pyroman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hirohito (villain); Japanese (villains)

[The Stiltwalker Murder] (Table of Contents: 2)

Fighting Yank / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Von Hulz (villain, introduction, death); Hans (villain, introduction, death); Nazis (villains)

General's Son (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
William McClellan
Colors
William McClellan
Letters
typeset

[The Man With the Wounded Hand] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Two Nazi spies (villains, introduction)

[The Magnet Menace] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Buchholz (villain, introduction); Gert (villain, introduction, death); other Nazi spies (villains, introduction)

Mei Ling's Message (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Kerry McRoberts
Colors
Kerry McRoberts
Letters
typeset

[Under a torrid Egyptian sun...] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
W. B. Smith
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Lt. Melik (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Art credit by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. Artist previously identified as Leonard Sansone.

Music Hath Charms (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John S. Endicott
Colors
John S. Endicott
Letters
typeset

[A withering force strikes at the arteries of America--her railroads!] (Table of Contents: 9)

Oracle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Hugo (villain, introduction, death); his accomplice (villain, introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Pyroman
  2. 1. [The Electricity Bomb]
    Pyroman
  3. 2. [The Stiltwalker Murder]
    Fighting Yank
  4. 3. General's Son
  5. 4. [The Man With the Wounded Hand]
    Four Comrades
  6. 5. [The Magnet Menace]
    Captain Future
  7. 6. Mei Ling's Message
  8. 7. [Under a torrid Egyptian sun...]
    Don Davis
  9. 8. Music Hath Charms
  10. 9. [A withering force strikes at the arteries of America--her railroads!]
    Oracle
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