(Spring 1958)

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)

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

[Toy Mighty Manfred] (Table of Contents: 1)

Mighty Manfred the Wonder Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Tom Terrific; Manfred the Wonder Dog; Crabby Appleton
Synopsis
Crabby tries to steal Manfred.

Crabby Strikes Out (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
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?
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Editing
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Tom Terrific; Manfred the Wonder Dog; Crabby Appleton
Synopsis
Crabby buys the baseball factory and refuses to sell baseballs so no one can play.

Weather or Not (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
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?
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?
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?
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Editing
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Tom Terrific; Manfred the Wonder Dog; Dr. Instant
Synopsis
Manfred's tail predicts a nice day, but Dr. Instant has other ideas.

[Dog of Courage] (Table of Contents: 4)

Mighty Manfred the Wonder Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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?
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?
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Editing
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Tom Terrific; Manfred the Wonder Dog
Synopsis
Manfred is fooled by Tom once but not twice.

Busy Gandy (Table of Contents: 5)

Gandy Goose / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gandy Goose; Sourpuss

The Land of Strange Discoveries (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Jack Mendelsohn
Pencils
Jack Mendelsohn
Inks
Jack Mendelsohn
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Tom Terrific; Manfred the Wonder Dog; Crabby Appleton
Synopsis
Tom and Manfred find a time machine and go back to the Middle Ages,
only to find that Crabby Appleton is a mean king.

Indexer Notes

Jack Mendelsohn credits per Martin O'Hearn's blog: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2017/08/jack-mendelsohn-art-and-scripts...

Tusk, Tusk (Table of Contents: 7)

Sick Sick Sidney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Editing
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Sidney the Elephant; Stanley the Lion; Cleo the Giraffe
Synopsis
Sidney wants tusks, but then finds they can be a liability.

Indexer Notes

Sidney refers to his giraffe friend as Carol, but she is called Cleo in cartoons.

One Good Whack Deserves Another (Table of Contents: 8)

Gandy Goose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Editing
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gandy Goose; Sourpuss; Junior

[Genuine Picasso] (Table of Contents: 9)

Gaston Le Crayon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Genre
humor
Characters
Gaston Le Crayon
Synopsis
Gaston thinks he has found a valuable painting.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tom Terrific!
    Tom Terrific
  2. 1. [Toy Mighty Manfred]
    Mighty Manfred the Wonder Dog
  3. 2. Crabby Strikes Out
    Tom Terrific
  4. 3. Weather or Not
    Tom Terrific
  5. 4. [Dog of Courage]
    Mighty Manfred the Wonder Dog
  6. 5. Busy Gandy
    Gandy Goose
  7. 6. The Land of Strange Discoveries
    Tom Terrific
  8. 7. Tusk, Tusk
    Sick Sick Sidney
  9. 8. One Good Whack Deserves Another
    Gandy Goose
  10. 9. [Genuine Picasso]
    Gaston Le Crayon
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