(December 1950)

Pines, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Standard Magazines, Inc.
Brand
Standard Comics
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Reprints

This Man Is Mine (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Carreno (signed)
Inks
Al Carreno (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R-220
Genre
romance
Characters
Dot; Steve Troy; Chuck Ross
Synopsis
Dot and her boyfriend Steve both get jobs in a new factory which opens in their town, but Steve receives a scholarship to university and quits. Dot fears Steve will forget about her or think she’s beneath him. Factory foreman Chuck constantly undermines her faith in Steve, and when Steve comes home on break and refuses to take a job in the factory, they break up. Dot later hears Steve is doing badly at school because he’s depressed. They reconcile: Dot agrees to wait to be married until Steve achieves his dream of graduating.

Accent on Charm (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martha Hale (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Beauty tips

Imitation Heart (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R-231
Genre
romance
Characters
Veda; Steven Cummings
Synopsis
Veda becomes engaged to Steve on the rebound; he’s also just been jilted. They don’t love each other and decide to break their engagement. However, this decision makes them realize that they have fallen in love, after all.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Turn on the Charm (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Betty Hill (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

I Gambled for Love! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
Al Hartley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Toby; Toby's father; Dan Miller; Frank Miller; Mollie
Synopsis
Toby marries Dan after a whirlwind romance. Dan and his brother Frank are professional gamblers, and Toby enjoys the high life at first, but leaves Dan when he loses all of their money. Toby’s father urges her to get a job to occupy her time and she becomes a sales clerk. Her coworker Mollie is a widow who divorced her husband just before he was killed in the war. Toby seeks out Dan and discovers he’s stopped gambling and now owns a farm. They reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Romance on the Menu (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sally DeVries (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Queen of Hearts (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Carreno ?
Inks
Al Carreno ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R-190
Genre
non-fiction; romance
Synopsis
Arab princess Zenobia

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Melody of Love (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
H. W. Kiemle
Inks
H. W. Kiemle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R-224
Genre
non-fiction; romance
Synopsis
The true romance of Stephen Foster and Jane McDowell

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. This Man Is Mine
  3. 2. Accent on Charm
  4. 3. Imitation Heart
  5. 4. Turn on the Charm
  6. 5. I Gambled for Love!
  7. 6. Romance on the Menu
  8. 7. Queen of Hearts
  9. 8. Melody of Love
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