(August 1943)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Monthly except December, April and June
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Commando Cubs / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Affair of the Blake Formula (Table of Contents: 1)

Commando Cubs / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes (signed)
Pencils
Bob Oksner (signed)
Inks
Bob Oksner (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Prophet [Elsa Ruden]; Blackmann (Villain; Intro); Nazis (Villain)

Indexer Notes

Removed letters credit for Richard Hughes. Hughes never lettered he was an editor/writer.

Fair and Warmer (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
William McClellan
Letters
typeset

[The Anthroxin Men] (Table of Contents: 3)

Doc Strange / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Baron Stuttsen (Villain; Intro; Death); Anthroxin Men (Villain; Intro; Death)

Indexer Notes

Pencils/Inks are not by Alex Schomburg as previously attributed. Removed letters credit for Richard Hughes. Hughes never lettered he was an editor/writer.

The Mystery Wallet (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Donald Bayne Hobart
Letters
typeset

[The Spear of Diana] (Table of Contents: 5)

Ghost / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
August Froehlich
Inks
August Froehlich
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Diana (Greek goddess; Guest Star); Professor Fenton (Villain)

The American Crusader Stirs Up a Greek Rebellion (Table of Contents: 6)

American Crusader / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes?
Pencils
Max Plaisted
Inks
Max Plaisted
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Nazis (Villain)

Indexer Notes

Removed letters credit for Richard Hughes. Hughes never lettered he was an editor/writer.

Riderless Horse (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sam Brant
Letters
typeset

Characters
Jimmy Blue

[A daredevil U. S. Marine and his three pals-in-arms pull a sneak-raid...] (Table of Contents: 8)

Lucky Lawrence / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sakaru (Villain; Intro); Japanese (Villain)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Commando Cubs
  2. 1. The Affair of the Blake Formula
    Commando Cubs
  3. 2. Fair and Warmer
  4. 3. [The Anthroxin Men]
    Doc Strange
  5. 4. The Mystery Wallet
  6. 5. [The Spear of Diana]
    Ghost
  7. 6. The American Crusader Stirs Up a Greek Rebellion
    American Crusader
  8. 7. Riderless Horse
  9. 8. [A daredevil U. S. Marine and his three pals-in-arms pull a sneak-raid...]
    Lucky Lawrence
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • John Loffink
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dan Kocher
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig
  • Gary L. Watson