(September 1950)

Pines, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Standard Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
Standard Comics
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[The love we felt for each other was constant as the stars...] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
(photo)
Inks:
(photo)
Colors:
(photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

["Here's Leroy Folks!"] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

How Cruel My Heart (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska (signed)
Inks:
George Tuska (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-184

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Vicki Stewart; Mr. Stewart; Dr. John Kincaid; Dr. Ralph Marlowe; Dr. Simmons; Sam; Mr. Jenkins; Dr. Charles Dillon
Synopsis:
Vicki dislikes doctors because her doctor boyfriend cheated on her. When Dr. Ralph treats her father, Vicki changes her mind and they fall in love. However, he’s constantly called out on emergencies and she breaks up with him. When Vicki’s father falls ill, Ralph can’t respond and her father dies. Vicki uses her position as editor of the local newspaper to attack Ralph’s reputation. But she learns her father had an incurable heart condition and Ralph couldn’t have saved him, even if he hadn’t been operating on a little girl at the time. Vicki apologises in print and reconciles with Ralph.

They Met in Paris! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Severin (signed)
Inks:
Will Elder (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-182

Genre:
non-fiction; romance
Characters:
Marie Sklodovska; Pierre Curie; Bronya; Charles; Mr. Sklodovska
Synopsis:
"The Romance of Marie Sklodovska and Pierre Curie"

I Cheated at Love (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-175

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Pete Randall; Beth Adams Randall; Ken Harding; Annie; Lola
Synopsis:
Although she’s been married to Pete for only 2 weeks, Beth flirts with co-worker Ken. They soon begin an affair, since Beth doesn’t find her husband “exciting” any more and wants the same “freedom” she had when she was single. After an argument with Pete, Beth rushes to Ken only to discover him telling his fiancee that Beth “gives me a laugh!” Beth goes home and Pete takes her back. She tells him: “If being married to you is a jail—-I’m begging for a life sentence!”

Nobody To Trust (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Betty Hill
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
R-173

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Text is accompanied by two small illustrations.

The Man I Lost (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo (signed)
Inks:
John Celardo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-186

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Marcy Drew; Elaine; Bill Brennan; Judge Hill; Randy; Lola; Todd; Dane Warren; Mr. Manners; Mrs. Brennan
Synopsis:
Marcy loves hometown suitor Bill but she doesn’t want to “murder” her career by getting married. Also, her sister Elaine is married with 2 children and Marcy doesn’t want to wind up like that. Marcy has another boyfriend in the city, Dane. However, when she can’t reach either man for a date, she comes to realise “neither Dane nor Bill needed me!” Marcy goes home and marries Bill.

[My life has been packed with every whim I desired.] (Table of Contents: 7)

Love Problems / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
R-178

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Katherine T.; Jay Manning; Mr. T [Katherine's father]
Synopsis:
Katherine has always been spoiled by her father. When she falls in love with Jay, she wants to get married right away but Jay says they must wait and save up some money. Katherine knows her father will loan them money and set them up, but Jay says “I won’t let your father support us!” He calls her “a spoiled little girl who hasn’t grown up!” They break up. Katherine eventually decides to call him and apologise.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The love we felt for each other was constant as the stars...]
  2. 1. ["Here's Leroy Folks!"]
  3. 2. How Cruel My Heart
  4. 3. They Met in Paris!
  5. 4. I Cheated at Love
  6. 5. Nobody To Trust
  7. 6. The Man I Lost
  8. 7. [My life has been packed with every whim I desired.]
    Love Problems
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls