(July 1941)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume:
6
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Ned Pines [as N. L. Pines] (president)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Some info verified using a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doc Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kin Platt
Inks:
Kin Platt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doc Strange [Professor Thomas Hugo Strange]; Nazis
Keywords:
U-Boot

It's The Black Terror! Run!! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The Black Terror; Exciting comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Mayor's Double (Table of Contents: 2)

Doc Strange / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes
Pencils:
Kin Platt
Inks:
Kin Platt
Colors:
Richard Hughes
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doc Strange [Professor Thomas Hugo Strange]; Virginia Thomson; Horace T. Butt (introduction); Tom Dudley (villain, introduction); Bill (villain, introduction); their gang (villains, introduction)

[I'd like you to go to the Collegiate League meeting in New York, Dan!] (Table of Contents: 3)

Dan Duffy, College Athlete / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed)
Inks:
Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Craft (villain, introduction); Tassoni (villain, introduction)

[Hi, Dan--how about some more of those baseball pointers?] (Table of Contents: 4)

Diamond Dust By Dan Duffy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Dan Duffy]
Pencils:
Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed)
Inks:
Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports

[Terrorists In the 12th Century] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Ghost / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes?
Pencils:
Elmer Wexler
Inks:
Elmer Wexler
Colors:
Richard Hughes?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor Fenton (villain); Lothar (villain, introduction); Ranke (villain, introduction, death); Magnus (introduction, death)

[The Lone Eagle is called to headquarters at Kelly Field...] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Lone Eagle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Lieutenant Kerrl (villain, introduction, death)

Bobbie Saves the Fort (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Easterly
Colors:
John Easterly
Letters:
typeset

[I'm to guard James Hudson, the defense co-ordinator!] (Table of Contents: 8)

Nickie Norton of the Secret Service / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes?
Pencils:
Alexander Kostuk?
Inks:
Alexander Kostuk?
Colors:
Richard Hughes?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Krafft (villain, introduction, death)

["No. 158 -- Gee, What A Break! I'M 21"] (Table of Contents: 9)

Rookie Riley / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray McGill (signed)
Pencils:
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks:
Ray McGill (signed)
Colors:
Ray McGill (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[The Major Marked For Murder] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Woman In Red / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes?
Pencils:
George Mandel
Inks:
George Mandel
Colors:
Richard Hughes?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Major Ivanoff (introduction)

[Outlaw Jed Adams gets his release!] (Table of Contents: 11)

The Rio Kid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Judge Harris (villain, introduction)

Land Of The Pioneers (Table of Contents: 12)

Chats with the Editor / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Watch For The Black Terror, Nemesis of Evil (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Black Terror; Exciting comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Lissen, Gunboat --"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Gunboat Grey / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ray McGill (signed)
Pencils:
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks:
Ray McGill (signed)
Colors:
Ray McGill (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doc Strange
  2. 1. It's The Black Terror! Run!!
    The Black Terror; Exciting comics
  3. 2. The Case of the Mayor's Double
    Doc Strange
  4. 3. [I'd like you to go to the Collegiate League meeting in New York, Dan!]
    Dan Duffy, College Athlete
  5. 4. [Hi, Dan--how about some more of those baseball pointers?]
    Diamond Dust By Dan Duffy
  6. 5. [Terrorists In the 12th Century]
    The Ghost
  7. 6. [The Lone Eagle is called to headquarters at Kelly Field...]
    The Lone Eagle
  8. 7. Bobbie Saves the Fort
  9. 8. [I'm to guard James Hudson, the defense co-ordinator!]
    Nickie Norton of the Secret Service
  10. 9. ["No. 158 -- Gee, What A Break! I'M 21"]
    Rookie Riley
  11. 10. [The Major Marked For Murder]
    The Woman In Red
  12. 11. [Outlaw Jed Adams gets his release!]
    The Rio Kid
  13. 12. Land Of The Pioneers
    Chats with the Editor
  14. 13. Watch For The Black Terror, Nemesis of Evil
    The Black Terror; Exciting comics
  15. 14. ["Lissen, Gunboat --"]
    Gunboat Grey
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