(October 1953)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Photo-cover

Chance For Happiness (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
E-838
Genre
romance
Characters
Freda Morgan; Johnny Morgan; Bertram Morgan; Bill Morgan
Synopsis
An immigrant bride comes to the U.S. to be with her ex-G.I. husband, but must deal with the disapproval of her father-in-law.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Toth for inks, too.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Ivy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-732
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd love to go to the movies, Woody!
Genre
humor
Characters
Ivy; Woody
Synopsis
Woody helps Ivy buy a bathing suit.

Indexer Notes

half-page filler beneath an advertisement for The Fun Man novelty catalog.

Out of the Frying Pan... (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
R-709
Genre
romance
Characters
Joyce; Jack; Bert; Marion
Synopsis
Cautionary tale about lying to a potential romantic partner.

Magic of Love (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
R-817
Genre
romance
Characters
Pinky Stevens; Myra Stevens; Jeff Mitchell; Steve; Mr. Stevens; Mrs. Stevens; Frank
Synopsis
Bookish sister Pinky falls in love with her glamourous sister's boyfriend.

Indexer Notes

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

Call Me Darling (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Margaret Isbell
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
R849
Genre
romance
Characters
Geraldine Barrett; Lew Hunter
Synopsis
Geraldine yearns to have her neighbor Lew, a soldier on leave from Korea, to see her as more than a little girl.

Indexer Notes

Page 1 includes half-page illustrated Title comic panel (no dialogue)

Page 2 includes a single illustrated comic panel (no dialogue)

How Cosmetics and Jewelry Began (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Synopsis
short comparison of "primitive" culture origins of using body paint and jewelry, leaping to modern day illustration

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Take My Heart (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vince Colletta (signed)
Inks
Vince Colletta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Job Number
R-804
Genre
romance
Characters
Jane Tyler; Agnes; Mary; Jim Lane; Dr. Ken Baird; Mr. Wilson; Sally
Synopsis
Jane Tyler escapes small-town life, moving to work in Washington D.C. and to find a sophisticated husband, only to meet a small-town doctor.

And Nothing Can Be Done About It (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Synopsis
Eddy tries unsuccessfully to get "Angel Stuff" to go out with him.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Chance For Happiness
  3. 2. ["I'd love to go to the movies, Woody!"]
    Ivy
  4. 3. Out of the Frying Pan...
  5. 4. Magic of Love
  6. 5. Call Me Darling
  7. 6. How Cosmetics and Jewelry Began
  8. 7. Take My Heart
  9. 8. And Nothing Can Be Done About It
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Lou Mougin
  • David Wilt
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Franklin Colletta
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Joe Ryder
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls