(November 1952)

Pines, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Standard Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
Standard Comics
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Photo of Dan Dailey and Joanne Dru in "The Pride of St. Louis".

Chained to My Past (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-692

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Louise Carr aka Jenny Clayton; Todd Reynolds; Grace Reynolds
Synopsis:
Secretary Louise Carr accompanies her boss Todd Reynolds on his vacation. They fall in love and he proposes marriage, but she has a dark secret in her past: as a child, her father suspected her mother of infidelity, so he murdered her and killed himself. Todd’s sister Grace convinces Louise—whose real name is Jenny Clayton—to go away. However, Grace changes her mind and tells her brother where to find Louise/Jenny, and they reconcile.
Reprints:

Fall Wardrobe (Table of Contents)

Accent on Charm / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martha Hale (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Husband Wanted (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nina Albright
Inks:
Nina Albright
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-700

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ann; Walt Adams
Synopsis:
Young widow Ann meets new town resident Walt Adams, who agrees to be “just friends” rather than initiating a romance. They fall in love nonetheless and Ann confesses that she isn’t still mourning her husband, but that he was unfaithful and as a result she doesn’t trust men. When Walt decides to leave town, Ann realises she loves him and convinces him to stay.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Better Half (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo (illustration)
Inks:
John Celardo (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
R-693

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Sweet-Talkin' Darling (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Robinson
Inks:
Paul Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-698

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Deb; Clyde Mason; Charles Hayden
Synopsis:
Deb falls for traveling salesman Clyde Mason, who represents a more romantic type than her steady, hometown sweetheart Charles Hayden. Deb receives a letter which reveals Clyde has a girlfriend in every town he visits. She chooses honest Charles instead.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Perfume Pointers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Valerie Barclay
Inks:
Valerie Barclay
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-707

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

I Wasted Tears (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-682

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Marcy Wilson; Dick Travers; Mrs. Travers
Synopsis:
Marcy Wilson meets Dick Travers a week before his discharge from the Army. They marry quickly and move to his hometown, where they will live with his mother in the family home. Mrs. Travers disapproves of everything Marcy does and makes her life unhappy. When his mother suffers a heart attack, Dick blames Marcy but the older woman apologises for her previous selfish behaviour and everything will be fine.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Chained to My Past
  3. 2. Fall Wardrobe
    Accent on Charm
  4. 3. Husband Wanted
  5. 4. The Better Half
  6. 5. Sweet-Talkin' Darling
  7. 6. Perfume Pointers
  8. 7. I Wasted Tears
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • David Wilt
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls