Thrilling Comics #v1#1 (1)
(February 1940)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1939-12-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines [as N. L. Pines] (president)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Some info verified using a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/).

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4. Second class permit. Copyright number 441198.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Strange (Doc Strange) / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alexander Kostuk
Inks
Alexander Kostuk
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Strange [Professor Thomas Hugo Strange]; Virginia Thomson
Keywords
knives; skeletons; tigers

Indexer Notes

Alter Ego #111 (July 2012) features three different preliminary covers to this issue by Alexander Kostuk on Page 40.

The Amazing Adventures of "Dr. Strange" (Table of Contents: 1)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 37 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes [as Dick Hughes] (credited)
Pencils
Alexander Kostuk [as Alexander Koster] (signed)
Inks
Alexander Kostuk [as Alexander Koster] (signed)
Colors
Richard Hughes
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Strange [Professor Thomas Hugo Strange]; (introduction, origin, becomes Doc Strange by issue #10); Virginia Thompson (introduction); Prof. Thompson (introduction); The Faceless Phantom [Commissioner Baxter] (villain, introduction); Togo (villain, introduction, death)

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

The McCoys / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Ray McGill
Pencils
Ray McGill
Inks
Ray McGill
Colors
Ray McGill
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wwweeeee it's snowing out!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. McCoy (introduction); Mrs. McCoy (introduction); Mickey (introduction); Jane McCoy (introduction)

A Message from the Editor! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Don Tyler's Triumph (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Wallace (signed)
Colors
Robert Wallace
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Don Tyler (introduction)

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

Nickie Norton / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils
Kay Blitz [as Kay] (signed)
Inks
Kay Blitz [as Kay] (signed)
Colors
Richard Hughes ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jim Fulton, inventor of the Fulton submarine, is menaced by Cortez...
Characters
Nickie Norton (Secret Service agent) (introduction); Inspector McGinnis (introduction); John Fulton (introduction); Sandra Fulton (introduction); Cortez (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jerry Bails Who's Who: http://www.bailsprojects.com/bio.aspx?Name=BLITZ%2c+KAY

Lt. George W. Baylor (Table of Contents: 6)

Texas Rangers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
George W. Baylor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dr. Strange (Doc Strange)
  2. 1. The Amazing Adventures of "Dr. Strange"
    Dr. Strange
  3. 2. ["Wwweeeee it's snowing out!"]
    The McCoys
  4. 3. A Message from the Editor!
  5. 4. Don Tyler's Triumph
  6. 5. ["Jim Fulton, inventor of the Fulton submarine, is menaced by Cortez..."]
    Nickie Norton
  7. 6. Lt. George W. Baylor
    Texas Rangers
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