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Home Better/Nedor/Standard/Pines Publications Startling Comics Startling Comics 004 (incomplete)
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Volume: #2, Issue: #1 (4)
Published: December 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Ned Pines
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: 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. 4.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Captain Future
Credits: Pencils: Kin Platt | Inks: Kin Platt
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Captain Future [Andrew Bryant]

Comic Story (12 pages)
Featuring: Captain Future
Credits: Pencils: Kin Platt? | Inks: Kin Platt?
Characters: Dr. Andrew Bryant [Captain Future]

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Don Davis, Espionage Ace
Synopsis: Don is assigned by British Intelligence with a vital mission to the British oil terminal in Haifa, the scene of many air strikes by enemy forces. Unless the attacks can be stopped, the British will be unable to fight.
Credits: Pencils: Leonard Sansone | Inks: Leonard Sansone
Genre: Spy
Characters: Don Davis

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Mystico the Wonder Man
Synopsis: Mystico receives a mental warning, alerting the Navy from test firing its big guns. But when they do, against Mystico's advice, a large sea creature arises out of the water and destroys the ships. After the same thing happens to Army guns along a beach, the man behind the creature escapes from a mental institution and then controls the beast to wreak havoc.
Credits: Pencils: Leonard Sansone | Inks: Leonard Sansone
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Mystico Un-named U.S. Navy Admiral Un-named Army Major Carr (villain, Planetary Potentate) Simeo (villain, Hairy Apeman) Amphisaur (sea Creature, Death)

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: G-Man Dalton
Credits: Pencils: Leo Morey | Inks: Leo Morey

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: Ace Buckley
Credits: Pencils: Max Plaisted | Inks: Max Plaisted

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: The Mysterious Dr. X
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Dr. X (master Of Occult Science) Cynthia (his Niece) Bob Stone (her Fiancé)

Text Story (1 page) Boy Detectives
Credits: Script: Robert Wallace | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (9 pages)
Featuring: Biff Powers
Synopsis: The Carson Circus sends Powers to Angola to find rumored giants as an attraction. The rival Trans-American Circus hires Peters to beat him to the giants. Peters arrives first, and befriends a pygmy tribe who will help him capture giants. The pygmies capture Powers and his girlfriend and plan to behead them, but the giants attack while the village guards are distracted. As a reward, their chief sends two men back with Powers for the circus.
Credits: Pencils: Jack Lehti? | Inks: Jack Lehti?
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Tom Carson Biff Powers "Brick" Peters (villain, Introduction, Death) Horace (introduction) Marcia Beale

Text Story (1 page) Stage Robber
Credits: Script: Jackson Cole | Pencils: ? [as WWD] (illustration) | Inks: ? [as WWD] (illustration) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Buck Nelson

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Masked Rider
Credits: Pencils: John Daly | Inks: John Daly

Cartoon (2 pages)
Featuring: Happy and Snappy

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Featuring: Doc Strange

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