(October 1940)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale Date
1940-08-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines

Issue 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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Future / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kin Platt
Inks
Kin Platt
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Future [Andrew Bryant]

[The Anti-Electricity Ray] (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Future / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kin Platt (signed)
Inks
Kin Platt (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Otto Martin (introduction, death); Briggs (villain, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Don Davis / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Sansone [as LS] (signed)
Inks
Leonard Sansone [as LS] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a private dining-room in London!
Genre
spy
Characters
Schultz (villain, introduction); Marge (villain, introduction); Fred (villain, introduction); Tony (villain, introduction); Nazis (villains)

[The Deadly Gas Formula] (Table of Contents: 3)

Mystico / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Sansone
Inks
Leonard Sansone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Prof. Humphries (introduction, death); Nancy Humphries (introduction); Jaeger (villain, introduction, death); Nazis (villains)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

G-Man Dalton / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Morey
Inks
Leo Morey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everything's set, Mantula!
Characters
Mantula (villain, introduction); Betty Crews (villain, introduction); Hank (villain, introduction); other spies (villains, introduction)

The Pony Express Trail (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom Gunn
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Tom Gunn
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Scoop Langdon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Scoop Langdon, star news-sleuth of the 'Courier', gets a new assignment!
Characters
Prager (villain, introduction, death); Anne Beauchamp (introduction)

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Bobby and the Rhino (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jackson Cole
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Jackson Cole
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Ace Buckley / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Max Plaisted (signed)
Inks
Max Plaisted (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After prolonged research in the space-time theory of relativity...
Characters
Ace Buckley (introduction, origin); Toni Stark (introduction); Athualpa (guest-star); Pizarro (guest-star); De Soto (guest-star)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Masked Raider / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Daly
Inks
John Daly
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Masked Rider hears sounds of distant battle!
Characters
Sam Withers (villain, introduction, death)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Detective-Sergeant Burke / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Thayer (signed)
Inks
Ray Thayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Detective-Sergeant Burke, patrolling the Bowery...
Characters
Spivan (villain, introduction, death)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Happy and His Pappy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Kin Platt
Pencils
Kin Platt
Inks
Kin Platt
Colors
Kin Platt
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say - bandits have been sneakin' into that bank...
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

last appearance in BEST COMICS #4

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Future
  2. 1. [The Anti-Electricity Ray]
    Captain Future
  3. 2. ["In a private dining-room in London!"]
    Don Davis
  4. 3. [The Deadly Gas Formula]
    Mystico
  5. 4. ["Everything's set, Mantula!"]
    G-Man Dalton
  6. 5. The Pony Express Trail
  7. 6. ["Scoop Langdon, star news-sleuth of the 'Courier', gets a new assignment!"]
    Scoop Langdon
  8. 7. Bobby and the Rhino
  9. 8. ["After prolonged research in the space-time theory of relativity..."]
    Ace Buckley
  10. 9. ["The Masked Rider hears sounds of distant battle!"]
    The Masked Raider
  11. 10. ["Detective-Sergeant Burke, patrolling the Bowery..."]
    Detective-Sergeant Burke
  12. 11. ["Say - bandits have been sneakin' into that bank..."]
    Happy and His Pappy
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