(April 1943)

Pines, 1942 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1943-02-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Nedor Publishing Company
Editing
Ned Pines (editor)

Issue Notes

Indicia info from a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/)

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pyroman; Liberator; Captain Future; Black Terror; Doc Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doc Strange [Dr. Thomas Hugo Strange]; Pyroman [Dick Martin]; Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Liberator [Nelson Drew]; Nazis; Captain Future [Andrew Bryant]
Reprints
Keywords
World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[The Living Fire of Dr. Fosfor] (Table of Contents: 2)

Pyroman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Anders ?
Inks
Al Anders ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Along a lonely stretch of coast--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Fosfor (villain, introduction, death); Nazis (villains); Pyroman [Dick Martin]; Franz; Joyce; Col. Brock
Keywords
calorite

Indexer Notes

Initials "AA" on splash panel (directly under the butt of the man in the brown suit). Bails identifies this artist as Al Anders.

[Evil In Alexandria] (Table of Contents: 3)

Black Terror / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The shifting sands of the mysterious Egyptian desert hide many a...
Genre
superhero
Characters
One-Eye (villain, introduction); Nazis (villains); Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Jean; Tim Roland
Keywords
Egypt

The Green Ghoul (Table of Contents: 4)

Doc Strange / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Binder (signed)
Inks
Jack Binder (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doc Strange roars into action against a crafty dealer in deviltry who...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Ghoul (villain, introduction); Doc Strange [Dr. Thomas Hugo Strange]; Mike Ellis; Virginia Thompson

Rodeo Act (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Wilson
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Billy Tucker felt quite proud as his little cowpony...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Billy Tucker; Dapper (horse); Joe Clark; Dave Horton; Tom Harney
Keywords
Bar H; Circle J

[The Bullet Saboteurs] (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Future / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Alderman
Inks
Jack Alderman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the Agatha Detective Agency... My factory is making a secret rifle...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Steuber (villain, introduction, death); Bucher (villain, introduction, death); Lissa (villain, introduction, death); Koch (villain, introduction, death); Captain Future [Andrew Bryant]; Grace Adams

Indexer Notes

Art is consistent with Alderman’s credited work from Captain Aero Comics #11 (September 1943) and Cat-Man Comics #21 (November 1943).

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

Theo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Williams [as D. Williams] (signed)
Inks
Don Williams [as D. Williams] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Theo (duck)
Synopsis
A duck is enamored with another duck that is swimming neck deep in water.

Indexer Notes

Story is told without words.

[The Anthrax Attack] (Table of Contents: 8)

Liberator / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Professor Tompkins is doing new work in animal diseases!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Myers (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introductions); Liberator [Nelson Drew]; Prof. Tompkins; Tommy; Annabel; Mr. Larkin
Keywords
anthrax; Claflin University; Crow Pass

Gilbert Takes a Picture (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Easterly
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alone in the big house on Nob Hill...
Characters
Gilbert Arnold; Ray; Doug

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

Jerry / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome to Pleasantville--
Genre
humor
Characters
Jerry Berry; Billy Smythe; Mahoney
Synopsis
Jerry befriends Billy until he learns that Billy's father is a truant officer.
Keywords
Pleasantville

[The Flying Submarine] (Table of Contents: 11)

Lone Eagle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Elmer Wexler ?
Inks
Elmer Wexler ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're assigning you to special coast patrol duty with...
Genre
war
Characters
Nazis (villains); Lone Eagle

Indexer Notes

Appearance between THRILLING COMICS #34 / 35

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Citizens Service Corps / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Modern Concise Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Pyroman; Liberator; Captain Future; Black Terror; Doc Strange
  2. 1. ["It's the newest... the greatest..."]
    Coo Coo Comics
  3. 2. [The Living Fire of Dr. Fosfor]
    Pyroman
  4. 3. [Evil In Alexandria]
    Black Terror
  5. 4. The Green Ghoul
    Doc Strange
  6. 5. Rodeo Act
  7. 6. [The Bullet Saboteurs]
    Captain Future
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Theo
  9. 8. [The Anthrax Attack]
    Liberator
  10. 9. Gilbert Takes a Picture
  11. 10. ["Welcome to Pleasantville--"]
    Jerry
  12. 11. [The Flying Submarine]
    Lone Eagle
  13. 12. ["What did you do today... for Freedom?"]
    Citizens Service Corps
  14. 13. ["Amazing gift offer to "comic" readers!"]
    Modern Concise Encyclopedia
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