(February 1951)

Pines, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1950-12-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Standard Magazines Inc.
Brand
Standard Comics
Editing
Ned Pines (credited as N. L. Pines) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1951 Periodicals, page 66.
Editor listed in "Statement of the Ownership" in back of book.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Dan Milner (photo of Robert Mitchum); Lenore Brent (photo of Jane Russell)

Indexer Notes

Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell in the RKO motion picture "His Kind of Woman".

I Fought for Love (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R-252
Genre
romance
Characters
Kitty; Ted Benson; Belle Hastings; Ken Lind; Bill Brightman
Synopsis
Kitty and Ted are engaged, but Ted disapproves of Kitty’s friendship with Belle Hastings, who leads a wild life. Belle convinces Kitty to go on a double date with Ken and Bill. Ken and Belle are killed in a car wreck and Bill runs out, leaving Kitty to face the music. To preserve Belle’s reputation, she claims she was Ken’s date and Belle was her chaperone. Ted is supportive but Kitty thinks the scandal will ruin his life and breaks their engagement. Ted learns the truth and they reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Bridal Customs (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Carreño ?
Inks
Al Carreño ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

"Want a 1950 Gov't Job?" at bottom 1/3 page.
Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Accent on Charm (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martha Hale (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Martha Hale
Synopsis
Grooming tips: "From Office to Date!"

Helen of Troy (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R-200
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Romance that led to Trojan War

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

My Hopeless Heart (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
George Evans
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R/253
Genre
romance
Characters
Jill Powell; Lou Powell; Mr. Powell; Mrs. Powell; Fred James; Dick Mitchell
Synopsis
Jill dates Fred, which upsets her sister Lou, who met him first and has irrationally fallen in love with him. Lou runs away. Jill and Fred become secretly engaged. Jill’s ailing mother makes her promise to find Lou and reunite her with Fred. On the wedding day of Jill and Fred, Lou shows up and Jill fears a scene, but Lou introduces her fiancé Dick and all is well.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Spring Dance (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mickey Marks
Pencils
H. W. Kiemle
Inks
H. W. Kiemle
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
R-244
Genre
romance
Synopsis
"Felicia Learns that There Are Men ... and Men!"

Indexer Notes

1/2 page art at beginning of story.
Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Love Problems (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Robinson
Inks
Paul Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R-221
Genre
romance
Synopsis
Advice to lovelorn: "M. W. of Melrose Park, Pennsylvania, writes:"

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Man of My Dreams! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Celardo (signed)
Inks
John Celardo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R-254
Genre
romance
Characters
Nora; Sandy Larsen; Phil Rand
Synopsis
Nora becomes engaged to Sandy Larsen, although he doesn’t fit the description of her “ideal man.” She tries to change his habits, dress, and even rents an apartment for them when Sandy insists he wants to live in a house. She also tries to get him reassigned to an office job in the factory where he works, although he enjoys his current job. Sandy walks out on her and Nora calls up her former boyfriend Phil, but she discovers he’s no longer attractive to her. Nora apologizes to Sandy for trying to change him and they reconcile.

Love Quiz (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Statement of ownership at bottom of page.
Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
H. L. Herbert (credited) (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Fought for Love
  3. 2. Bridal Customs
  4. 3. Accent on Charm
  5. 4. Helen of Troy
  6. 5. My Hopeless Heart
  7. 6. Spring Dance
  8. 7. Love Problems
  9. 8. Man of My Dreams!
  10. 9. Love Quiz
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
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  • Katie
  • mcomics
  • Bob Cherry
  • Pat Conolly
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Len Wolinsky