(June 1943)

Pines, 1942 Series
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Volume
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1943-04-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
Editing
Ned Pines?

Issue Notes

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)

The Black Terror / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg [as Schomburg] (signed)
Inks
Alex Schomburg [as Schomburg] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr

[Chaos On the Calcutta Road] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton] [aka Chris Savage]; Tim [Tim Roland] [aka Sam Everett]; Jean Starr; the Japanese (villains, some die)
Synopsis
Bob and Tim volunteer to help drive supplies to the Chinese Army from Calcutta, India, over the Calcutta Road.
Keywords
Calcutta; India

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich.

[The Plot of Mr. Karabi] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr; Mr. Karabi (villain, spy, introduction); Hilda (villain, Gestapo operative, introduction); the Nazis (villains, some die)
Synopsis
Jean has been transferred to India, so the Terror Twins decide to accompany her to make sure she arrives safely.
Keywords
Calcutta; Germany; India

Desert Deed (Table of Contents: 3)

Jerry Martin / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Reeve Walker (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jerry Martin; Mr. Martin (Jerry's father); Chief Leaping Fox; the Apaches (villains)
Synopsis
While riding across the desert, some distance from his wagon train, Jerry notices an injured Indian, who proves to be a Chief of a local tribe, who has a broken leg. When hostiles approach, the Chief tells Jerry to ride back to his wagon train while he dealt with the Apaches.

[In Defense of Russia] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr; Homer; Mr. Cooper (Secretary of the Red Cross); Mr. Zhukov; Andreyev (a pilot); the Nazis (villains, some die)
Synopsis
Jean visits the Benton Drugstore and informs him that she and the Red Cross Secretary to be sent to Russia, but their plane develops engine trouble over Poland and has to ditch.....right into the hands of the Nazis.
Keywords
Russia

One of the Family (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
William McClellan (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Leonard Carter; Mr. Carter (Leonard's father); Rover (Leonard's dog)
Synopsis
Leonard and Rover head out for the day, and Leonard decides to go swimming.....unaware of the dangerous rip tides present.

[The Case of the Dead Dog] (Table of Contents: 6)

Crime Crushers / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
Al Camy [as Camy] (signed)
Inks
Al Camy [as Camy] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Crime Crushers [Steve Barry; "Ploopie" Carr]; Belinda Tower (rich heiress); Hiram Tower (Belinda's father, death); Mrs. Van Brewster (mention only); Forsythe James (villain, Margo's father, Hiram's brother-in-law, introduction); Margo James (villain, Belinda's cousin, introduction); Rocky Jenks (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Ploopie is out walking a dog when an unfortunate set of circumstances lead to a chance meeting with a rich heiress, who later disappears.....and Steve and Ploopie are accused of her kidnapping.

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

Dinny / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Dinny Smithers; Mr. Smithers (Dinny's father); Mrs. Smithers (Dinny's mother); Miss Walters (teacher)
Synopsis
Dinny uses the art of ventriloquism to get out of the house to go ice skating.

His Amazing Adventures With Story Book Heroes (Table of Contents: 8)

Frankie Fiction / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Pencils
Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Inks
Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Frankie Fiction (introduction, origin); Jack the Giant Killer; Gargantua (evil little boy); Gargantua's father
Synopsis
Frankie opens up the pages of a storybook and the figures pop to life, and he finds himself crowned the King of Bookland!
Keywords
Bookland
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror
  2. 1. [Chaos On the Calcutta Road]
    The Black Terror
  3. 2. [The Plot of Mr. Karabi]
    The Black Terror
  4. 3. Desert Deed
    Jerry Martin
  5. 4. [In Defense of Russia]
    The Black Terror
  6. 5. One of the Family
  7. 6. [The Case of the Dead Dog]
    Crime Crushers
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Dinny
  9. 8. His Amazing Adventures With Story Book Heroes
    Frankie Fiction
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