(December 1949)

Pines, 1949 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
Characters
Barbara Hale; Bill Williams
Synopsis
Actress Barbara Hale, "currently appearing in RKO's 'The Window,'" and her husband, actor Bill Williams.

The Fool Was I! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Gates ?
Inks
Art Gates ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Laura Stewart; Frank Jameson; Tom Drake; John Varden; Marie; Charles Deering
Synopsis
Laura will marry Tom as soon as he can provide “security!” She helps build up his garage business but Tom feels pressured by her ambition. When he learns Laura flirts with men to get them to sign service contracts with the garage, Tom breaks up with her and gives her the business. Laura realizes money can’t make her happy, and donates the company to charity. She asks Tom’s friend Frank to take her to Tom. Tom is now running a small town garage and he takes Laura back.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Love Lore (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

My Problem Sister (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Barbara Gordon; Kate Gordon; Mrs. Gordon; Tommy Duncan; Jimmy Joyce; Dr. Ted Joyce
Synopsis
Kate’s sister Barbara is selfish and subject to “terrible rages!” When widowed doctor Ted proposes to Kate, Barbara decides to steal him away. She gets her way and Ted’s son Jimmy runs away because he doesn’t like her. Jimmy is injured in a fall and Ted has to operate; Barbara is too squeamish to help and Kate has to do it. Jimmy recovers and Ted decides Kate is the right wife for him after all.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Legend of Gretna Green (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin [as Mort] (signed)
Inks
Mort Meskin [as Mort] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
History of Scottish town where marriages are performed.

Romance for Sally (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
June McDonald
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

What Should I Do? (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Sylvia; Sylvia's father; Dick Stone; Professor John Crane
Synopsis
Sylvia, whose father was “the center of my universe,” rejects suitor Dick for older professor John. However, as Sylvia matures she realizes “youth and age may sometimes mix – but that, normally, people should grow old together!” She goes back to Dick.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Kirk Douglas... Real Life Star! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence supplied by Steve Saaf and Jim Vadeboncouer, June 2008.

It Pays To Be Different (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Betty Cummings
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Hearts at Sea (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Sieminsky
Inks
Frank Sieminsky
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Martha Coyle; Jeb Thomas; Randolph
Synopsis
Martha refuses to marry Jeb unless he gives up his job as a fisherman. He refuses. Wealthy Randolph courts Martha but when they go for a sail and a storm blows up, Randolph reveals his cowardice. Jeb rescues them and Martha decides she’ll marry him, because she no longer fears or hates the sea.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Fool Was I!
  3. 2. Love Lore
  4. 3. My Problem Sister
  5. 4. The Legend of Gretna Green
  6. 5. Romance for Sally
  7. 6. What Should I Do?
  8. 7. Kirk Douglas... Real Life Star!
  9. 8. It Pays To Be Different
  10. 9. Hearts at Sea
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