(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
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The love we felt for each other was constant as the stars...
Genre
romance

[no title indexed] (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 apologizes 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 two 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 two children and Marcy doesn’t want to wind up like that. Marcy has another boyfriend in the city named Dane. However, when she can’t reach either man for a date, she comes to realize “neither Dane nor Bill needed me!” Marcy goes home and marries Bill.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R-178
First Line of Dialogue or Text
My life has been packed with every whim I desired.
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 apologize.
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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
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