(September 1952)

Pines, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
On-sale Date
1952-08-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Visual Editions Inc.
Brand
Standard Comics
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On sale date from a copy with an arrival date in pencil of 8-20.

Curtains for a No-Good Guy (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo ?
Inks
Ralph Mayo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A cop can wear an interne's coat, too...
Genre
crime

The Man With Two Faces (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1198
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold it right there!
Genre
crime
Characters
Lieutenant Dan Wallace; Sergeant Flaherty; Chet Keith (crook); Ernest Forde (crook); Tompkins; Phyllis Stevens

Indexer Notes

Story submitted by Carl Wessler on 7 April 1952.

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

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

You've Witnessed a Crime! (Table of Contents: 3)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1212

Indexer Notes

puzzle page

Code of the Underworld (Table of Contents: 4)

The Gunsel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1199
Genre
crime
Characters
Eddie Whalen; Floyd Willis; Officer Larsen; Detective Danning' Sergeant Tom Bowles; Alvin Trevor; Mrs. Willis; Ted Willis

Indexer Notes

Wessler submitted this story on 8 April 1952.

Five State Police Alarm (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth (signed as Alexander TOTH)
Inks
Alex Toth (signed as Alexander TOTH)
Colors
Alex Toth (signed as Alexander TOTH)
Letters
Alex Toth (signed as Alexander TOTH)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Two desperadoes met their doom...
Genre
crime
Characters
Harry Jenks (crook); Walter Jenks (crook); State Trooper Clarence Harmon
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Keith Chandler : Toth uses a daring visual style which uses spot blues and yellows on basic black line work with tones and shading.

The Murder Cycle (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Hendryx (credited)
Pencils
? (2 spot illustrations)
Inks
? (2 spot illustrations)
Colors
? (2 spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sun was shining...
Genre
crime
Characters
Willie Cervelitz; Jack Greenlaw

Curtains For A No-Good Guy (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1192
First Line of Dialogue or Text
What the blazes...
Genre
crime
Characters
Ed Hall (watchman); Dave Nichols; Officer Flaherty; Kitty Willard; Detective Frank Patterson; Detective Joe Turner

Indexer Notes

Carl Wessler's first story for Standard-Pines. Story submitted 3 April 1952.

Hellcat (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She thought that youth and a pretty face...
Genre
crime
Characters
Helen Harris; Jim Johnson

Manhunt (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-1193
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, Grado!
Genre
crime
Characters
Tony Grado (convict); Walter Lance (convict); Sheriff Gordon; Miss Taylor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Curtains for a No-Good Guy
  2. 1. The Man With Two Faces
  3. 2. ["Is the safari ready to start?"]
    Dubble Bubble
  4. 3. You've Witnessed a Crime!
  5. 4. Code of the Underworld
    The Gunsel
  6. 5. Five State Police Alarm
  7. 6. The Murder Cycle
  8. 7. Curtains For A No-Good Guy
  9. 8. Hellcat
  10. 9. Manhunt
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Keith Chandler
  • Peter Croome
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Jay Kinney
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)