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Volume: #3, Issue: #2 (8)
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 Series
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: Dr. Strange
Credits: Pencils: Kin Platt ? | Inks: Kin Platt ?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Dr. Strange [Dr. Thomas Hugo Strange] (also Inset)

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Here They Are!
Synopsis: House ad for the publisher's full line of comics & pulps - The Thrilling Group - with small cover reproductions

Comic Story (12 pages) Dr. Strange in the South Seas
Featuring: Dr. Strange
Synopsis: Dr. Strange responds to a news flash of six ships misteriously disappearing in the South Seas.
Credits: Script: Richard Hughes ? | Pencils: George Mandel | Inks: George Mandel
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Dr. Strange [Dr. Thomas Hugo Strange] Virginia Thomson (Strange's Fiancee) Wax Museum Guard (death) Museum Director Ramon Lobelo (villain, Introduction, Death) Lobelo's Gang (villains, Introduction For All, Many Die)

Comic Story (9 pages) Fenton and the Electrical Machine
Featuring: The Ghost
Synopsis: The Ghost is called into action when the electrode, an invention capable of transmitting electrical current anywhere without wires, is stolen from a scientist named Nevins. The Ghost tracks down the criminals and transports them back to ancient Rome when he comes up against Emperor Nero and his minions.
Credits: Script: Norman Daniels ? | Pencils: Elmer Wexler | Inks: Elmer Wexler
Genre: Fantasy Superhero
Characters: The Ghost [George Chance Also As Blackie] Yogis (cameo) Lee (U.S. Army Major) Un-named Governor Nevins (scientist-inventor) Emperor Nero Professor Fenton (villain, Kidnapper, Inventor) Professor Schultz (villain) Fenton's Gang [Blackie Rest Un-named] (villains, Some Die)

Comic Story (7 pages) Dr. Heinrich's Magnetic Trap
Featuring: Tom Niles, Undersea Raider
Credits: Pencils: Leonard Sansone | Inks: Leonard Sansone
Characters: Dr. Heinrich (villain, Introduction) Helen Ames (villain, Introduction) The Nazis (villains)

Comic Story (6 pages) Murder In a Riverdale Mansion
Featuring: The Woman In Red
Synopsis: Peggy is assigned to accompany Violet Parsons to the home of the late and murdered brother Frank, as she is afraid she will be the next to be killed. When Peggy is nearly slain herself, she investigates as the Lady in Red, and discovers a secret member of the family who is considered mad.
Credits: Pencils: George Mandel | Inks: George Mandel
Genre: Adventure
Characters: The Woman In Red [Peggy Allen] Un-named Police Commissioner Robert Parsons (Violet's Brother) Frank Parsons (Violet's Brother, Death) Henry Parsons (Violet's Brother, Death) Un-named Butler Violet Parsons (villain, Introduction)

Text Story (1 page) A Surprise For Officer Kelly
Credits: Script: Barry Brandon | Letters: typeset
Genre: Crime
Characters: Monty Brown

Comic Story (6 pages) The Secret Aircraft Carrier
Featuring: The Lone Eagle
Credits: Pencils: Elmer Wexler | Inks: Elmer Wexler
Characters: Capt. Krieger (villain, Introduction) Hauser (villain, Introduction) Schmidt (villain, Introduction) Nazis (villains)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Debut of Dan Duffy
Featuring: Dan Duffy, College Athlete
Credits: Pencils: Kin Platt | Inks: Kin Platt
Characters: Dan Duffy (introduction) Torelli (villain, Introduction) Clem Foster (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Pigskin Pointers By Dan Duffy
Synopsis: Dan Duffy teaches football fundamentals.
Credits: Script: ? [as Dan Duffy] | Pencils: Kin Platt | Inks: Kin Platt
Genre: Sports

Comic Story (6 pages) The Outlaw Quirt Bronson
Featuring: The Rio Kid
Synopsis: The Rio Kid follows a varmit that attacked him and discovers a gang of cut-throats who have waylaid the rancher and kidnapped his daughter......all to get at some gold nuggets the rancher discovered.
Credits: Pencils: John Daly | Inks: John Daly
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: The Rio Kid Crandall (rancher, Introduction) Marge Crandall (Crandall's Daughter, Introduction) Un-named Sheriff (introduction) Quirt Bronson (villain, Introduction) Bronson's Gang (villains, Introduction For All)

Comic Story (8 pages) The Abduction of Hiram South
Featuring: Nickie Norton of the Secret Service
Credits: Pencils: Leonard Sansone | Inks: Leonard Sansone
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Nickie Norton Brent (villain, Introduction) Dr. Hiram South (introduction)

Letters Page (1 page) Enthusiasm is the Road to Victory!
Featuring: Chats with the Editor
Credits: Script: Ned Pines ? | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: The McCoys
Credits: Script: Ray McGill | Pencils: Ray McGill (signed) | Inks: Ray McGill (signed)
Genre: Humor

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