(Fall 1957)

Pines, 1957 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Literary Enterprises, Inc.
Brand
Pines Comics [circular text]
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Pines Comics logo. Boy's Clubs of America Golden Anniversary Award presented to Pines Comics on cover. Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) logo on cover as well. Exclamation point for Tom Terrific is only on the cover. The indicia title reads only as "Tom Terrific".


Tom Terrific! (Table of Contents)

Tom Terrific / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Tom Terrific; Manfred the Wonder Dog

Tom Terrific's Knowledge Page (Table of Contents: 1)

Tom Terrific / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Tom Terrific
Synopsis
Facts about the shark sucker, whales, the African lung fish, the oyster, the lobster, and the porcupine fish.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Super Wonder Dog (Table of Contents: 2)

Tom Terrific / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Tom Terrific; Manfred the Wonder Dog
Synopsis
Tom makes some cereal to pep up Manfred, but some mosquitoes eat it, too.

Sufferin' Catfish (Table of Contents: 3)

Tom Terrific / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Tom Terrific; Manfred the Wonder Dog; Crabby Appleton
Synopsis
Tom and Manfred are fishing for a prehistoric catfish in the SS Culdesac. Crabby Appleton, the world's meanest meanie, causes problems.

Adventure in Time! (Table of Contents: 4)

Tom Terrific / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Tom Terrific; Manfred the Wonder Dog; Crabby Appleton
Synopsis
Tom takes Manfred back in time to 1709 to warn of a disaster. Crabby Appleton sneaks along for bad measure.

[Hi I'm Flebus and I Love to Help People] (Table of Contents: 5)

Flebus / comic story / 6.25 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Flebus; Rudolph
Synopsis
Flebus gives apples to people, with mixed results.
Keywords
apples; doctor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Flebus / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Rudolph. Can you tell me something?
Genre
humor
Characters
Flebus; Rudolph
Synopsis
Flebus can't tell if there is any ink in a bottle.
Keywords
ink

A Strange Bath (Table of Contents: 7)

Tom Terrific / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Tom Terrific; Manfred the Wonder Dog; Crabby Appleton
Synopsis
Crabby gives Tom some doggy wash that shrinks Manfred.

You Can Be Proud of the Pines Comics You Enjoy Reading (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Pines Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Tom Terrific's Hippity Hop Game (Table of Contents: 9)

Tom Terrific / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Tom Terrific; Manfred the Wonder Dog; Crabby Appleton
Synopsis
Coin tossing game.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tom Terrific!
    Tom Terrific
  2. 1. Tom Terrific's Knowledge Page
    Tom Terrific
  3. 2. Super Wonder Dog
    Tom Terrific
  4. 3. Sufferin' Catfish
    Tom Terrific
  5. 4. Adventure in Time!
    Tom Terrific
  6. 5. [Hi I'm Flebus and I Love to Help People]
    Flebus
  7. 6. ["Hi Rudolph. Can you tell me something?"]
    Flebus
  8. 7. A Strange Bath
    Tom Terrific
  9. 8. You Can Be Proud of the Pines Comics You Enjoy Reading
    Pines Comics
  10. 9. Tom Terrific's Hippity Hop Game
    Tom Terrific
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