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Exciting_Comics_#01 [Apr'40][FICHE]-68pg-c2c -Rolster
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Volume: #1, Issue: #1 (1)
Published: April 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/). On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 444832.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Major Mars
Credits: Pencils: L. North (swipe) | Inks: L. North
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Major Mars Grag (robot)

Comic Story (11 pages) The Mask Strikes
Featuring: The Mask
Credits: Script: Norman Daniels (plot) | Pencils: Raymond Thayer (signed) | Inks: Raymond Thayer (signed) | Colours: Raymond Thayer ?
Characters: The Mask [Tony Colby] (first Appearance, Origin) Silk Davis (first Appearance) Carol Smith (first Appearance) Olly Snate (first Appearance, Villain)

Comic Story (12 pages) The Beast Plague from Jupiter
Featuring: Major Mars
Credits: Pencils: Max Plaisted | Inks: Max Plaisted
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Major Mars (introduction) Grag (introduction, A Robot) Joan Jilson (introduction) The Space Emperor [Kells] (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (6 pages) In No-Man's-Land
Featuring: Sergeant Bill King
Credits: Pencils: Leonard Sansone | Inks: Leonard Sansone
Genre: War
Characters: Sergeant Bill King (introduction) The Nazis (villains)

Comic Story (8 pages) The Black Inferno
Featuring: Jim Hatfield, Texas Ranger
Characters: Jim Hatfield (first Appearance, A Texas Ranger) Capt. McDowell (first Appearance) Padre Borasho (first Appearance, Villain, Death) Sen. Crocker (first Appearance, Villain) Slade (first Appearance, Villain)

Comic Story (6 pages) Payoff in Lead
Featuring: Gunner Thompson
Characters: Gunner Thompson (first Appearance, Only Appearance)

Comic Story (10 pages) Deep Sea Drama on Parade
Featuring: Hy Hardy, Ace Newsreel Cameraman
Credits: Pencils: Ken Browne (signed) | Inks: Ken Browne (signed)
Characters: Hy Hardy (first Appearance, Only Appearance)

Text Story (1 page) A Real Waddy
Credits: Script: Sam Brant (credited) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (7 pages) The Forbes Case
Featuring: Dan Williams, Private Investigator
Credits: Pencils: Ray Lowry (signed) | Inks: Ray Lowry (signed)
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Dan Williams (first Appearance) Caroline Forbes (first Appearance) John Blodgett (first Appearance, Villain)

Comic Story (3 pages) I'm gone on a trip around the world...
Featuring: Make-Believe Mickey
Credits: Script: Klaus Nordling | Pencils: Klaus Nordling [as Nord] (signed) | Inks: Klaus Nordling [as Nord] (signed) | Colours: Klaus Nordling
Genre: Humor
Characters: Make-Believe Mickey (first Appearance)

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