(May 1952)

Pines, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Visual Editions, Inc.
Brand:
Standard Comics
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US, later Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
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

Indexer Notes

Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor in Paramount Pictures' "A Place in the Sun"

My Empty Promise (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth ? (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-542

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Adele; Gary Craig; Mrs. Craig; Sylvia
Synopsis:
Gary promises his dying mother that he’ll marry their neighbour Adele, who has always been in love with him. When Sylvia says she and Gary love each other, Adele refuses to release Gary from his vow. However, when she realises Gary would never be happy as her husband, Adele decides to give him up so he can marry Sylvia.
Reprints:

Travel Wise (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-475

Synopsis:
How to pack for a trip.
Keywords:
advice

Love Problems (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Robinson
Inks:
Paul Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-522

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ed; Gloria; Etta
Synopsis:
Ed proposes to Gloria but she isn’t sure she loves him. Gloria and her sister go on a trip to Washington D.C. and being away from Ed makes Gloria understand that he is the man for her.
Keywords:
Washington D.C.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Flattery Will Get You Somewhere! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nina Albright
Inks:
Nina Albright
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-526

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jane; Beth; Hal; Marty
Synopsis:
Jane is a success with Hal because she is sincere in her compliments. Beth, on the other hand, flatters Marty but "never means what she says" and fails with him as a result.
Keywords:
advice

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

People Will Talk (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-563

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jill; Randy Parker
Synopsis:
Randy and Jill are engaged, but they disagree about the engagement ring, her wedding gown, where they will live, what sort of ceremony to have, and so on. They break up, but then reconcile because disagreements and arguments don’t mean they don’t love each other.

Man Killer (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Terry Hendryx]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

header illustration

["Do you always seem to say the wrong thing?"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Smart Talk / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-468

Characters:
Janet Lee; Bob; Lynn; Terry; Gloria
Synopsis:
Janet Lee uses "Tactless Terry" as an example of "it's better to say nothing than to say the wrong thing!"
Keywords:
advice

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

I Ran From Love (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vernon Greene
Inks:
Vernon Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-546

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Steve Brooks; Ella Randall; Mrs. Randall; Mr. Randall
Synopsis:
Steve and Ella are engaged, but when she overspends their budget and puts them in debt to furnish their apartment, he becomes angry and tells her to return the items. She refuses and they break up. However, Ella’s parents discuss the early days of their marriage and how they scrimped and saved for the future, but were happy nonetheless. Ella apologises to Steve and says their home will "be filled with love!”

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Age of Chivalry (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-529

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
A woman who complains that men don't give up their subway seats for her is reminded "In today's world you share equal rights with men...equal education, equal votes!" and women have proved that they are not "delicate flower[s]" by serving in the armed forces, participating in sports, and "even driving trucks and piloting planes!" "They expect to be treated like people with important jobs to do...not like weak lilies!"
Keywords:
advice; equal rights

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. My Empty Promise
  3. 2. Travel Wise
  4. 3. Love Problems
  5. 4. Flattery Will Get You Somewhere!
  6. 5. People Will Talk
  7. 6. Man Killer
  8. 7. ["Do you always seem to say the wrong thing?"]
    Smart Talk
  9. 8. I Ran From Love
  10. 9. The Age of Chivalry
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