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Exciting Comics 005 (paper+4fiche) (c2c)

scanned from a book missing its centerfold, so the CF is from fiche

Scanner: rangerhouse
Edits: Movielover
From the Phil Barnhart Collection (with much thanks)

15-September-2012 7:37 pm
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Username: Geo
Comment: Beautiful scans and edits guys, clean and crisp, thank you.
 
 

Volume: #2, Issue: #2 (5)
Published: September 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, 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
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.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: The Space Rovers
Credits: Pencils: Max Plaisted | Inks: Max Plaisted
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Ted Hunt Jane Martin Harpies

Comic Story (10 pages) Adventure On an Asteroid
Featuring: The Space Rovers
Synopsis: Ted and Jane save the Ceresians from the Harpies.
Credits: Pencils: Max Plaisted (signed) | Inks: Max Plaisted (signed)
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Io Tarjas (introduction) Dian Tarjas (introduction) Ceresians (introduction) Harpies (introduction, Villain, Death) Ted Hunt Jane Martin Lars Tarjas

Comic Story (8 pages) Ted Crane in Algeria
Featuring: Ted Crane
Synopsis: Ted and his party are tasked with the search for the lost city of Tenoran.
Credits: Pencils: George Mandel | Inks: George Mandel
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Sergeant Boucher (introduction, Villain) Ted Crane Prof. Hawkins Betty Hawkins

Comic Story (6 pages) The Payroll Robberies
Featuring: The Mask
Synopsis: The Mask investigates a series of payroll robberies at the First National Bank.
Credits: Pencils: Raymond Thayer | Inks: Raymond Thayer
Genre: Adventure Crime
Characters: The Chief (introduction, Villain) The Mask [Tony Colby] Carol Smith Bill Ed Butch Silk Commissioner Warner

Comic Story (10 pages) The Tankonaut
Featuring: Son of the Gods
Synopsis: Thesson stops a super-powered tank, called a tankonaut, from terrorizing Americans.
Credits: Script: George Mandel | Pencils: George Mandel | Inks: George Mandel | Colours: George Mandel
Genre: Military Superhero
Characters: M. V. Gage (introduction, Villain) Franklin Delano Roosevelt Dr. John Thesson General Slater

Comic Story (7 pages) Titano the Gorilla
Featuring: Dan Williams, Private Investigator
Credits: Pencils: Raymond Thayer [as Ray Thayer] (signed) | Inks: Raymond Thayer [as Ray Thayer] (signed)
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Cooper (introduction, Villain) Titano (an Ape, Introduction, Death) Dan Williams Mr. Hastings

Text Story (1 page) Teddy and the Shark
Synopsis: Toni, trapped underwater, is rescued by Teddy.
Credits: Script: Jackson Cole | Colours: Jackson Cole | Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Teddy Fall Mike Ike Toni

Comic Story (5 pages) The Aircraft Plant Saboteurs
Featuring: Sergeant Bill King
Credits: Pencils: Leonard Sansone [as Leonard] (signed) | Inks: Leonard Sansone [as Leonard] (signed)
Genre: War
Characters: Kent (introduction, Villain) Bill King Jarvis

Comic Story (6 pages) The Mystery Submarine
Featuring: The Sphinx
Synopsis: The Sphinx stops a submarine that is robbing ships at sea.
Credits: Pencils: Kin Platt? | Inks: Kin Platt?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Lupine (introduction, Villain) Lila Blake (introduction, Learns The Sphinx's True Identity) The Sphinx [Ellsworth Forrester] Murphy

Comic Story (1 page) Wheeeeee...!!
Featuring: Make-Believe Mickey
Synopsis: Mickey imagines himself as the captain of various aquatic vessels.
Credits: Script: Klaus Nordling | Pencils: Klaus Nordling [as Nod] (signed) | Inks: Klaus Nordling [as Nod] (signed) | Colours: Klaus Nordling
Genre: Humor
Characters: Mickey

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Make-Believe Mickey
Synopsis: After reading a comic titled Thrilling Comics, Mickey fantasizes about having heroic adventures.
Credits: Script: Klaus Nordling | Pencils: Klaus Nordling [as Nod] (signed) | Inks: Klaus Nordling [as Nod] (signed) | Colours: Klaus Nordling
Genre: Humor
Characters: Mickey

Comic Story (6 pages) Rustling At the Bar C Ranch
Featuring: Jim Hatfield, Texas Ranger
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Randy Smith (introduction, Villain) Jim Hatfield Capt. McDowell

Text Story (1 page) Billy Brings a Posse
Credits: Script: John Easterly | Colours: John Easterly | Letters: typeset
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Billy Gray Keno Jordan Jim Brant Mr. Gray

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Harvey
Synopsis: Harvey wants to see a movie that costs 25 cents, but he only has a dime.
Credits: Script: Kin Platt | Pencils: Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed) | Inks: Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed) | Colours: Kin Platt
Genre: Humor
Characters: Harvey (introduction) Bank Teller

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Harvey
Synopsis: Harvey seeks out a policeman when he sees a "Help Wanted" sign posted in a store window.
Credits: Script: Kin Platt | Pencils: Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed) | Inks: Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed) | Colours: Kin Platt
Genre: Humor
Characters: Harvey Policeman

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Harvey
Synopsis: Spying a sign that reads, "Hospital Zone Quiet," Harvey tiptoes past the hospital.
Credits: Script: Kin Platt | Pencils: Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed) | Inks: Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed) | Colours: Kin Platt
Genre: Humor
Characters: Harvey

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Harvey
Synopsis: Harvey's mom asks Harvey to mail a letter.
Credits: Script: Kin Platt | Pencils: Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed) | Inks: Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed) | Colours: Kin Platt
Genre: Humor
Characters: Harvey Harvey's Mom

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