(March 1949)

Pines, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Animated Cartoons, Inc.
Editing
Pat Cherr (uncredited); Joseph Greene (managing editor) (uncredited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Editing credits taken from Jack Bradbury's correspondence.
Some info verified using a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Supermouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Wessler ?
Inks
Carl Wessler ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Supermouse

The World Of The Future (Table of Contents: 1)

Supermouse / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-432
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters
Supermouse; Roscoe; Annabel; Supercheese Special; Supermouse's Great-Great Grandson
Synopsis
Supermouse and Roscoe go to the future of 2149.

Indexer Notes

Believed by some to be the artwork of Frank Fazetta. It does not look like the other Frazetta work in this issue.

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

Butch And Buttercup / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Gunn ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
A-408
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Du-u-uh.. Say Butch! What are these funny things in front of our eyes?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Butch; Buttercup
Synopsis
Butch and Buttercup have eaten in three days because they have no money.

Wishful Willy (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Betty Cummings [as Elizabeth Starr]
Pencils
Frank Frazetta [as Fritz] (signed) (text header)
Inks
Frank Frazetta [as Fritz] (signed) (text header)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Job Number
A-460 ?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
An eagle would like to have feathers like a peacock.

Indexer Notes

Partial sequence added by Greg Theakston, 2002-05-29 (Per Sandell ed.)

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

Little Billy Bear / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lynn Karp (signed)
Inks
Lynn Karp (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Tubby Millar
Editing
Richard Hughes

Job Number
AC-679 ?
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Golly!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Little Billy Bear; Butch
Synopsis
Little Billy takes precautions when he sees Butch, or he thinks he does.

Indexer Notes

editor credit from AC code.

The Wonder Gun! (Table of Contents: 5)

Spunky / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Bradbury
Pencils
Jack Bradbury (signed)
Inks
Jack Bradbury (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Tubby Millar

Job Number
AC-619
Genre
humor; children; teen
Characters
Spunky; Willie; Spunky's Pap
Synopsis
Spunky's pap goes hunting.

Indexer Notes

The last Spunky story produced for Hughes and the Sangor Shop; contains an ad for Spunky #1.
Spunky #1 contains an earlier Sangor shop story with job number ac-606 though.

Chauncy the Chick (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Uncle Andy]
Pencils
Frank Frazetta (text header)
Inks
Frank Frazetta (text header)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Job Number
A-461
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Partial sequence added by Greg Theakston, 2002-05-29 (Per Sandell ed.)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Colonel Punchy Penguin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hubie Karp
Pencils
Bob Wickersham [as Bob Wick] (signed)
Inks
Bob Wickersham [as Bob Wick] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Tubby Millar
Editing
Richard Hughes

Job Number
AC-145 ?
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, well, well! If it isn't Petey Polar Bear!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Colonel Punchy Penguin; Petey Polar Bear
Synopsis
Petey has been trapping furs to sell to the Eskimos.

Indexer Notes

Polar bear has brown fur in this story. Editor credit from AC code.

The Voice! (Table of Contents: 8)

Peter Puss / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harris Steinbrook
Inks
Harris Steinbrook
Colors
?
Letters
Tubby Millar
Editing
Richard Hughes

Job Number
AC-895 ?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Puss; Gus; Betty
Synopsis
Peter can now throw his voice.

Indexer Notes

Editor credit from AC code.

A Cure for Chubby Chipmunk (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Donald Bayne Hobart
Pencils
Frank Frazetta [as Fritz] (signed) (text header)
Inks
Frank Frazetta [as Fritz] (signed) (text header)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Partial sequence added by Greg Theakston, 2002-05-29 (Per Sandell ed.)

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

Joe n' Mac / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hubie Karp (credited)
Pencils
Ed Dunn (credited)
Inks
Ed Dunn (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Tubby Millar
Editing
Richard Hughes

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What am I gonna do?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Joe; Mac
Synopsis
Joe can't afford anymore fuel, so it's off to look for wood.

Indexer Notes

Editor's credit comes from the AC code, which where produced by the Sangor Shop for Standard-Pines.

Yippe! Wahoo! Here's a New Brand Of Comic That's Really Funny - Spunky Comics! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

[Statement Of The Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.] (Table of Contents: 12)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
H. L. Herbert
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Publisher: Animated Cartoons, Inc.; Editor: N. L. Pines; Business Manager: H. L. Herbert

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Trader Hornsby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen [as Don Arr]
Pencils
Don R. Christensen [as Don Arr]
Inks
Don R. Christensen [as Don Arr]
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Richard Hughes

Job Number
AC-584
First Line of Dialogue or Text
No Pets!
Genre
humor
Characters
Trader Hornsby; Rollo
Synopsis
Trader Hornsby and Rollo can't find a place to stay.

Indexer Notes

Editor credit based on AC code.

Gull Able (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ken Hultgren ?
Pencils
Ken Hultgren
Inks
Ken Hultgren
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
6345
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
looking for a place to stay (housing shortage after WW2), he is offered an island.

Indexer Notes

inking appears to be by Hultgren himself and not his previous ghost inker, Al Hubbard.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Supermouse
  2. 1. The World Of The Future
    Supermouse
  3. 2. ["Du-u-uh.. Say Butch! What are these funny things in front of our eyes?"]
    Butch And Buttercup
  4. 3. Wishful Willy
  5. 4. ["Oh, Golly!"]
    Little Billy Bear
  6. 5. The Wonder Gun!
    Spunky
  7. 6. Chauncy the Chick
  8. 7. ["Well, well, well! If it isn't Petey Polar Bear!"]
    Colonel Punchy Penguin
  9. 8. The Voice!
    Peter Puss
  10. 9. A Cure for Chubby Chipmunk
  11. 10. ["What am I gonna do?"]
    Joe n' Mac
  12. 11. Yippe! Wahoo! Here's a New Brand Of Comic That's Really Funny - Spunky Comics!
  13. 12. [Statement Of The Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.]
  14. 13. ["No Pets!"]
    Trader Hornsby
  15. 14. Gull Able
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Craig Delich
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