(March 1952)

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
Joseph Archibald

Issue Notes

Editing credit from this issue's statement of ownership.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance

Heaven in My Arms (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Don Gaynor; Lani Stone; Jerry Miller; Aunt Rose; Mr. Gaynor; Mrs. Gaynor; Mr. Stone; Martha Stone; Bertie Stone; Midge
Synopsis
Lani can't marry Don until he finishes his degree, and she feels suffocated living at home. As a favor to a friend, Lani double dates with her former boyfriend Jerry, who wants her back. After a dinner with her family and Don's parents goes wrong, Lani argues with Don. He tells her that he has a good job offer but it will mean an additional year before they can wed. Lani breaks up with him and agrees to marry Jerry. Her aunt warns her that her mother married without love and now lives "a nightmare." Lani resolves to help her family be happier and to wait and marry Don, the one she loves.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Hames Ware

One Man's Girl (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 0.85 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Synopsis
Special relationship between a father and daughter.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Hames Ware.

Last panel is Statement of Ownership.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.15 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

I Fooled My Heart (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Dolly; Len Farrell; Barry Hayes
Synopsis
Dolly lies and breaks a date with faithful Len so she can date football star Barry. Barry turns out to be selfish and makes an unwanted romantic move on her; Dolly flees and is greeted when she gets home by Len. She apologizes and now knows Len is the man for her.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Hames Ware

What's His Line? (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vernon Greene ?
Inks
Vernon Greene ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Synopsis
A girl tells her younger sister what sort of boys she doesn't like.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Hames Ware

Love Problems (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Ellen; Doris; Bill; Miss Rand
Synopsis
Ellen is upset when she sees Doris with Bill, the boy Ellen has a crush on. Teacher Miss Rand gives Ellen some tips. Ellen becomes friends with Doris and is also popular with the boys.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Hames Ware

Double Trouble (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Valerie Barclay
Inks
Paul Cooper
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Lisa; Len; Jane; Bill
Synopsis
Lisa goes on a double date but spends too much time with Jane's date.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Hames Ware

Lesson in Love (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Margaret Isbell
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Telephone Teasers (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Synopsis
The types of people who abuse, not use, telephone service.

Kisses Can Tell (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Nora Canady; Rob Lewis; Steven Lewis
Synopsis
Nora is friends with brothers Steven and Rob. She kisses Rob then realizes it's Steven she loves. Steven leaves for art school and Nora can't bear to tell Rob that he wasn't her choice. They become engaged. Rob figures out that she doesn't love him and he brings Steven back for Nora.

Indexer Notes

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

If You're Overweight... (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
"Don't despair.." you can lose weight in "a few short weeks of self-control."
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Heaven in My Arms
  3. 2. One Man's Girl
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. I Fooled My Heart
  6. 5. What's His Line?
  7. 6. Love Problems
  8. 7. Double Trouble
  9. 8. Lesson in Love
  10. 9. Telephone Teasers
  11. 10. Kisses Can Tell
  12. 11. If You're Overweight...
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