Thrilling Comics #v2#3 (6)
(July 1940)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-05-21
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/)

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dr. 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
torpedo

Dr. Strange and the Radium Shell (Table of Contents: 1)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils
Alexander Kostuk
Inks
Alexander Kostuk
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ormsby (villain, introduction, death); the Nazis (villains)

[The Time Exiles] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Ghost, Master Magician / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Prof. Fenton (villain); Oliver Cromwell (introduction)

[Framed For Espionage] (Table of Contents: 3)

Tom Niles, Undersea Raider / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Sansone [as L. Sansone] (signed)
Inks
Leonard Sansone [as L. Sansone] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Clarke (villain, introduction); the Nazis (villains)

The Black Terror (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Characters
The Black Terror [Tyler] (villain, introduction)

[Loiseau the Traitor] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Lone Eagle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Elmer Wexler
Inks
Elmer Wexler
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Loiseau (villain, introduction); the Nazis (villains)

[Travis the Rustler] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Rio Kid / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Daly
Inks
John Daly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Travis (villain, introduction)

[Dan Cupid of Lovenia] (Table of Contents: 7)

Marco Polo Jones / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ray McGill
Pencils
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks
Ray McGill (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Daniel Cupid [Dictator of Lovenia] (introduction)

The Box Kite Clue (Table of Contents: 8)

A Crime-Fighting Story / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John S. Endicott
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Herbie Johnson

[Sabotage on the JEFFERSON] (Table of Contents: 9)

Nickie Norton of the Secret Service / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Sansone
Inks
Leonard Sansone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Krueger (villain, introduction)

[The Firebug Murder] (Table of Contents: 10)

Detective O'Hara / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Detective O'Hara (introduction, only appearance)

Three Cheers For Doc Strange! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Synopsis
Promo for the "Thrilling Club".
Coupon for survey of features and registration to "CASH PRIZE CONTEST".

Hero of the Daze (Table of Contents: 12)

Buddy Braver / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dr. Strange
  2. 1. Dr. Strange and the Radium Shell
    Dr. Strange
  3. 2. [The Time Exiles]
    The Ghost, Master Magician
  4. 3. [Framed For Espionage]
    Tom Niles, Undersea Raider
  5. 4. The Black Terror
    Woman in Red
  6. 5. [Loiseau the Traitor]
    The Lone Eagle
  7. 6. [Travis the Rustler]
    The Rio Kid
  8. 7. [Dan Cupid of Lovenia]
    Marco Polo Jones
  9. 8. The Box Kite Clue
    A Crime-Fighting Story
  10. 9. [Sabotage on the JEFFERSON]
    Nickie Norton of the Secret Service
  11. 10. [The Firebug Murder]
    Detective O'Hara
  12. 11. Three Cheers For Doc Strange!
    Chats with the Editor
  13. 12. Hero of the Daze
    Buddy Braver
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