(July 1952)

Pines, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1952-05-06
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:
(photo)
Inks:
(photo)
Colors:
(photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

I Need Your Love (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irving Novick ?
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R 607

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Leslie Dixon; Mr. Dixon; Marianne Dixon; Gus; Dan Wilson; Rolf; Bill Wright; Sally Cairns
Synopsis:
High school student Leslie grows up a tomboy, participating in sports and never going on dates. When neighbour Dan returns from college, he kisses Leslie but suggests she become more feminine. Leslie overhears her older sister Marianne saying she’s going to the prom with Dan, so Leslie uses the money she was saving to buy a target rifle to pay for a makeover instead. Everyone is astonished at Leslie’s transformation. Marianne admits she and Dan were just pretending to have a romance to make Leslie jealous enough to shed her tomboy image.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

How do you rate as a hostess? (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Janet Lee
Pencils:
John Celardo ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-466

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ellen; Laura; Janet Lee
Synopsis:
Laura invites Ellen for a weekend visit, but Laura "worked too hard at being a hostess--so nobody relaxed!"
Keywords:
advice

Wrong Kind of Man (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Morisi
Inks:
Frank Giacoia ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-618

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Joan Rowe; Hugh Brown; Mr. Nelson; Clyde Lewis
Synopsis:
Joan and Hugh are engaged, but he loses his job and refuses to let her support him until he finds another—even though she’s gotten a promotion and a raise--so their wedding is postponed. When Hugh receives a job offer in another state, he asks Joan to move there with him, but she refuses. “If your career means more to you than being my wife...there is nothing to say!” Hugh replies and they break up. However, Joan comes to realise her personal life is empty even though she’s successful at her career. She and Hugh get back together.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Romance and 'Rithmetic (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Margaret Isbell
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
R-640

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Story features two small illustrations at the top and the bottom.

My Silent Heart (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Valerie Barclay
Inks:
Valerie Barclay
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-637

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Larry Wayne; Sue Wycott; Lola Robbins
Synopsis:
Larry and Sue meet at the beach and become friends, but Sue is upset when Larry doesn’t appear to take their romance seriously: “A girl doesn’t go to a boy and say ‘Darling, I love you...marry me!!’ ... because she can’t talk first!” Larry eventually admits he does love her but was afraid to say it because he didn’t know if she cared for him.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Fun for the Hostess (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-613

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Rita
Synopsis:
How to plan and give a party that everyone will enjoy.
Keywords:
advice

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

My Guilty Heart (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-610

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Dusty Warren; Jennifer Warren; Robbie Warren; Doc Mason
Synopsis:
Jennifer marries Dusty after a whirlwind courtship and they move to his family farm in Kansas. Dusty’s brother Robbie also lives there: he is mentally challenged and “like...a child” after being thrown from a horse. Robbie is friendly but makes Jennifer nervous; she urges Dusty to send Robbie to an institution, or she’ll leave. When a tornado threatens the farm, Jennifer has to knock out a panicked Robbie in order to take him to safety in the storm cellar. Miraculously, the blow on his head brings Robbie back to normal. Jennifer and Dusty can now be happy.
Keywords:
mentally challenged; tornado

Love Problems (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Robinson
Inks:
Paul Robinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-643

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Wendy; Ted
Synopsis:
Wendy's vacation at a resort begins badly, as she misses opportunities to meet people and have fun. When she decides to participate in social activities she makes friends, including handsome Ted.
Keywords:
advice

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Let's Make Up! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-547

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Bud; Honey
Synopsis:
Advice on how to make up after an argument with your boyfriend.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Need Your Love
  3. 2. How do you rate as a hostess?
    Smart Talk
  4. 3. Wrong Kind of Man
  5. 4. Romance and 'Rithmetic
  6. 5. My Silent Heart
  7. 6. Fun for the Hostess
  8. 7. My Guilty Heart
  9. 8. Love Problems
  10. 9. Let's Make Up!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • David Wilt
  • Jim Walls
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Michaël Dewally
  • Mickey Coalwell