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Best Comics v1 #2

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Best Comics
PublisherBetter / Nedor / Standard / Pines    | Lang: English
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PublicationDecember 1939 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 68 | Frequency: Monthly | Editing: Leo Margulies?
 
FeaturingAdventures of the Red Mask
 
Comic Story"While Nina was telling her terrible experience..." (6 pages)
FeaturingAdventures of the Red Mask
CreditsScript: George West [as Geo. West] (signed) | Pencils: George West [as Geo. West] (signed) | Inks: George West [as Geo. West] (signed)
ContentGenre: Superhero | Characters: The Red Mask; Nina; Danny; Colonel Trent; Robert Fear; Miranda; Mombasa
Notescopyright 1936 Syndicated Features Corp. Pages numbered 8 -13. The Red Mask is the first African or minority hero in comics and is depicted as black-skinned on the cover of the first issue, but is depicted as a white-skinned hero on the cover of this issue, as well as the subsequent issues 3 and 4. His skin-tone alternates between black and white throughout the interior story pages (including panels where parts of his body have different skin coloring).
 
Text StoryRescued by the Masked Rider (2 pages)
FeaturingThe Masked Rider
CreditsScript:? [as Sam Brant] | Pencils: "HE"? | Letters: typeset
ContentCharacters: The Masked Rider
Notes"Sam Brant" was a house name used at Thrilling (Standard - Pines) from at least 1934 - 1956. The Masked Rider pulp magazine started in 1934, and was taken over by Thrilling (Standard - Pines) in 1938 and continued to 1953.
 
Comic Story"That's me!" (9 pages)
FeaturingSilly Willie
CreditsScript: Loy Byrnes [as Roy B. Nyles] (signed, anagram) | Pencils: Loy Byrnes [as Roy B. Nyles] (signed, anagram) | Inks: Loy Byrnes [as Roy B. Nyles] (signed, anagram)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Silly Willie
NotesCopyright 1936 Syndicated Features Corp. Strips numbered 10 - 18.
 
Comic Story"Young man--will you mind Rover for me..." (2 pages)
FeaturingHappy
CreditsScript: Kin Platt | Pencils: Kin Platt [as Kin] | Inks: Kin Platt [as Kin]
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesCopyright 1936 Syndicated Features Corp. Strip numbered 6
 
Text StoryChab's Jungle Friends (3 pages)
CreditsScript: Capt. Kerry McRoberts | Letters: Typeset
 
Comic Story"Hey, Bill, has then ten o'clock train pulled out yet?" (3 pages)
FeaturingAdventures of Nervy Nerts
CreditsScript: George Scott | Pencils: George Scott (signed) | Inks: George Scott (signed)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Nervy Nerts (introduction)
NotesCopyright 1937 Syndicated Features Corp. Strips numbered 27 - 29
 
Comic StoryNo Fishing! (2 pages)
FeaturingHappy
CreditsScript: Kin Platt | Pencils: Kin Platt [as Kin] | Inks: Kin Platt [as Kin]
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesCopyright 1936 Syndicated Features Corp. strip is numbered 7
 
Comic Story"Hector--I want you to go shopping with me tomorrow..." (8 pages)
FeaturingPeggy Wow
CreditsScript: Ray Mc Gill | Pencils: Ray Mc Gill (signed) | Inks: Ray Mc Gill (signed)
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesCopyright 1936 Syndicated Features Corp. Strips numbered 10 - 17
 
Comic Story"Now to find a clue" (2 pages)
FeaturingHappy
CreditsScript: Kin Platt | Pencils: Kin Platt [as Kin] | Inks: Kin Platt [as Kin]
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesCopyright 1936 Syndicated Features Corp. Strip #8
 
Comic Story"I wonder what's on the radio" (8 pages)
FeaturingJigger
CreditsScript: Gus Jud (signed) | Pencils: Gus Jud (signed) | Inks: Gus Jud (signed)
NotesCopyright 1936 Syndicated Features Corp. strips numbered 10 - 17
 
Comic Story"Hiya--dutchess--what's new in story land?" (2 pages)
FeaturingHappy
CreditsScript: Kin Platt | Pencils: Kin Platt [as Kin] | Inks: Kin Platt [as Kin]
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesCopyright 1936 Syndicated Features Corp. Strip #9
 
Comic Story"Let's go to the movies tonight, Pop...." (8 pages)
FeaturingPop's Night Out
CreditsScript: Dick Dorgan (signed) | Pencils: Dick Dorgan (signed) | Inks: Dick Dorgan (signed)
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesCopyright 1936 Syndicated Features Corp. Numbered 10 - 17
 
Comic StoryBall game 50 cents (2 pages)
FeaturingHappy
CreditsScript: Kin Platt | Pencils: Kin Platt [as Kin] | Inks: Kin Platt [as Kin]
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesCopyright 1936 Syndicated Features Corp. Strip #10
 
Comic Story"Why on Earth do you s'pose those baggage men..." (7 pages)
FeaturingThe Jamms
CreditsScript: Crawford Young | Pencils: Crawford Young | Inks: Crawford Young
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesCopyright 1936 Syndicated Features Corp. Stips numbered 10 - 16
 
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