(October 1951)

Pines, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Better Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Standard Comics
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US, later Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
photograph by L. Willinger (credited)
Inks:
photograph by L. Willinger
Colors:
photograph by L. Willinger
Letters:
?

Wrong Way Heart (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska (signed)
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-390

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Sherry Wayne; Cliff Addams; Mr. Wayne; Mrs. Wayne; Marty
Synopsis:
Cliff and Sherry are college sweethearts; upon graduation, he says they'll be married when he gets a decent job. He wants to be a journalist, but Sherry says her father will give him an executive position in the Kansas farm machinery factory he owns. Cliff wants to become a success on his own but he agrees to try it for 6 months. Cliff is unhappy and leaves. Some time later he returns, a noted foreign correspondent. Cliff tells Sherry he did it for her, and they are reunited.

[The Stylish Stole] (Table of Contents: 2)

Just Between Us / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Brenda Brant]
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

I Spurned Romance (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nina Albright
Inks:
Nina Albright
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-391

Characters:
Charlotte Stevens; Cliff Allen; David Frazier; Edith Frazier
Synopsis:
Charlotte thinks co-worker Cliff is "too immature...too unsophisticated!" She falls in love with her new boss David, although he's "past forty" and married with 2 children. Charlotte and David have an affair and Charlotte asks him to divorce his wife. However, one of David's children falls ill--Charlotte is angry that he breaks a date with her to care for the child, and David says she's "self-centered! Thoughtless! Vain!" Clint consoles Charlotte and they eventually get engaged.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

Popular Girl (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Donald Bayne Hobart (credited)
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
R-396

Her Unknown Sweetheart (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Carreno (signed)
Inks:
Al Carreno
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-380

Genre:
historical; romance
Characters:
Lydia Dailey; Nathaniel Mayhew Folsom; Mr. Folsom
Synopsis:
In the 1800s, Lydia sails "around the Horn" to California to marry the son of her father's friend, but falls in love with 3rd mate Nat on the voyage. When they reach port, Lydia learns Nat is the man she was sent to marry.

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

Let's Talk It Over / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Brenda Brant]
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Too Late For Tears (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-392

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Rhonda Winfield; Kenneth Monroe; Mrs. Monroe; Dan Simms
Synopsis:
Fearing she'll be an old maid, Rhonda agrees to marry her boss Kenneth, although she doesn't love him: "I must be practical!" However, she then meets and falls in love with photographer Dan. Rhonda breaks up with Ken, who wishes her well: "I don't want gratitude! I want love!" Now Rhonda can marry the man she truly loves, Dan.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Wrong Way Heart
  3. 2. [The Stylish Stole]
    Just Between Us
  4. 3. I Spurned Romance
  5. 4. Popular Girl
  6. 5. Her Unknown Sweetheart
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Let's Talk It Over
  8. 7. Too Late For Tears
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Gary L. Watson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls