(January 1950)

Pines, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Visual Editions, Inc.
Brand
Standard Comics
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Story of Sam Houston Idol of Texas (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography

Sam Houston Idol of Texas (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Severin (signed)
Inks
Bill Elder (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
BF-354
Genre
biography
Characters
Sam Houston; Mr. Bigelow; White Feather; Bull Horn; Andrew Jackson: James Madison
Synopsis
Sam Houston started out as a friend of the Indians in Tennessee, became a politician and then the President of Texas.

London Landmarks (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
?
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Three London landmarks: Big Ben, Hyde Park and Baker Street.

Indexer Notes

Job Number illegible.

Real Life Contest Winners (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as "The Editor"]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Indexer Notes

First to Third Prize Winners are Ronald C. Lee (California), Marilyn Nordberg (New Jersey), and Maurice Seitter (Illinois). Article includes Honorable Mentions.

Buffalo Men (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Severin
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
BF-335
Genre
non-fiction

Journey to the Moon! A Jules Verne Classic (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jules Verne (Original Novel); ? (Adaptation)
Pencils
George Evans (signed)
Inks
George Evans (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mr. Blake; Johnny Blake; Mr. Barbicane; Mr. Nicholl; Michel Arden
Synopsis
Mr. Blake tells his son Johnny the story from Verne's "Journey to the Moon".

Indexer Notes

One-page introduction and four pages adapting the Verne novel.
Johnny is reading Thrilling Wonder Stories, a science fiction prose pulp magazine published by the same publisher as this comic.

The Young Coastguardsman (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles S. Strong
Pencils
Art Saaf (illustrations)
Inks
Art Saaf (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Job Number
B-540

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Art Saaf index.

Bee Wise (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks
Mort Meskin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
BF-344
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
The story of bees.

Master of All Trades Ben Franklin (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Severin
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Benjamin Franklin

Let's Go Skiing! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Saaf ?
Inks
Art Saaf ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
BF-268
Characters
Sue; Bill
Synopsis
Learn how to ski.

Facts on Fossils (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
BF-302
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
The story of the fossilized reptiles of Western Texas.

The Grosvenor Treasure (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks
Mort Meskin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
BF-354 ?
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Captain John Coxon; Mr. Beale; King Kubulu
Synopsis
A fabulous treasure from the ship "Grosvenor" still un-salvaged with $40,000, 000 aboard. The story of the wreck.

Indexer Notes

The wreck was finally salvaged in July 2000.

Epic Search A True Story (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Saaf ?
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Job Number
B-427
Synopsis
Article about the Traveler's Aid.

Prince Henry the Navigator (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos ?
Inks
George Roussos ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
BF-301
Genre
biography
Characters
King John of Portugal; Prince Henry; Yussuf Ibn-Ahmed; Prince Pedro
Synopsis
The story of Prince Henry of Portugal, who was inspired by the Moors to sail around Africa.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Story of Sam Houston Idol of Texas
  2. 1. Sam Houston Idol of Texas
  3. 2. London Landmarks
  4. 3. Real Life Contest Winners
  5. 4. Buffalo Men
  6. 5. Journey to the Moon! A Jules Verne Classic
  7. 6. The Young Coastguardsman
  8. 7. Bee Wise
  9. 8. Master of All Trades Ben Franklin
  10. 9. Let's Go Skiing!
  11. 10. Facts on Fossils
  12. 11. The Grosvenor Treasure
  13. 12. Epic Search A True Story
  14. 13. Prince Henry the Navigator
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gary L. Watson
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