(February 1953)

Pines, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
On-sale date:
1952
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:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

A Fool in Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-756

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jessica; David Bannister
Synopsis:
Waitress Jessica meets mechanic/inventor David Bannister. She offers to bankroll his invention as a strictly “business” proposition even though she's fallen in love with him. Her friends and family tell her she’s a sucker. When he leaves town without notice, she thinks she’s been fleeced. However, he has her meet him in Detroit, tells her he sold his invention, and proposes marriage.

Indexer Notes

Art identification confirmed by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Accent on Charm (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martha Hale
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Advice to girls.

Undecided Heart (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-703

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Eve Lonigan; Chris Granger; Morty
Synopsis:
Mousy small-town secretary Eve Lonigan splurges on a fabulous vacation to Puerto Rico. She meets Hollywood screenwriter Chris Granger but prefers a “solid citizen” like pudgy Toledo banker Morty. However, she falls in love with Chris and also discovers Morty is a womaniser.
Reprints:

Gifts for Thought (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vernon Greene [as VG] (signed)
Inks:
Vernon Greene [as VG] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Love Can Be Natural (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jay Worthington
Pencils:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (illustrations)
Inks:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
R-370?

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

You're My Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-764

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Laura Fraser; Pete Monoghan; Warren Wright
Synopsis:
Elementary school teacher Laura Fraser is engaged to policeman Pete Monoghan, but she fears he’ll be killed in the line of duty, as her policeman father was. They break up and she dates boring accountant Warren Wright. When Pete risks his life to save one of Laura’s students, she realises she loves him and agrees to marry him.

Indexer Notes

Pencils identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Mort Meskin? for pencils.

Kissing Tells (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vernon Greene
Inks:
Vernon Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-716

Indexer Notes

Art identification confirmed by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Too Sure of Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Robinson
Inks:
Paul Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-736

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Marie; Bill Dover; Jill Hunter
Synopsis:
Marie takes her faithful and attentive boyfriend Bill Dover for granted. Suddenly, Bill stops calling and Marie sees him going out with her best friend Jill. Marie discovers she misses Bill. Jill explains she was just making Marie jealous so she’d wake up and appreciate Bill.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Art Saaf for pencils and inks.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. A Fool in Love
  3. 2. Accent on Charm
  4. 3. Undecided Heart
  5. 4. Gifts for Thought
  6. 5. Love Can Be Natural
  7. 6. You're My Man
  8. 7. Kissing Tells
  9. 8. Too Sure of Love
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • David Wilt
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Axel Kahlstorff
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls