The Black Terror #v2#1 (4)
(November 1943)

Pines, 1942 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Nedor Publishing Company
Editing
Ned L. Pines [as N. L. Pines]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Black Terror / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg [as Schomburg] (signed)
Inks
Alex Schomburg [as Schomburg] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; the Nazis

Indexer Notes

Black Terror and Tim wear no masks on this cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Black Terror / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's the most amazing dual role in history...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr; Captain Jackson; Anton (villain, dress shop employee); un-named lady employee in dress shop (villain); un-named Nazi spies (villains); un-named Japanese spies (villains, many die)
Synopsis
A fortune telling and weight machine in the Benton Drugstore eeriely tells correct fortunes, resulting in Jean disappearing in a dress shop.

Indexer Notes

Oddity: On page 2, panel 3, Tim, having gotten wet, is told by Bob Benton to change into his Terror outfit, which he does and is shown in it in panel 4. Yet, in panel 5, he is back in civilian clothes again!

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

The Black Terror / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here comes America's champion of champions...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr; Harry (young boy); Jim (Policeman); Herr Belz (villain, death); Nazi thugs (villains, some die)
Synopsis
As Bob, Tim and Jean watch an Army armored parade, the tanks suddenly start falling apart, and Tim discovers that a group of Nazi saboteurs are responsible. Upon closer investigation of the remains of the tank, Benton discovers termites which have been given human blood and are drugged to work on metal!
Keywords
Benton Drug Store

Reindeer Trail (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chuck Stanley (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Olaf Knutson; Carl Knutson (Olaf's father, fur trapper); Sergeant Tracy (Military Policeman); Big Lawton (villain, fur thief)
Synopsis
With his father away, Olaf sees a man with a rifle approaching him, demainding the furs his father has collected. Olaf then goes to the Army Camp at Tanana to see help from Sgt. Tracy.
Keywords
Alaska; Tanana

Indexer Notes

A story of Alaska.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Black Terror / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Total war grips America...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr; Axis gang (villains)
Synopsis
The Terror Twins head for Mexico to seek out stolen hemisphere defense plans.

Guilty Color (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael O'Brien (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Allan Maynard; Peter Maynard (famed artist, Allan's father); Lester Comstock (villain)
Synopsis
Allan is kidnapped and is being held for ransom, When the kidnapper asks the lad to write a letter to his father, attesting to the fact that he was being held prisoner, he asks to make a drawing to accompany his note. The kidnapper never realizes, until it's too late, that the scene drawn by Allan matches a painting once done by his father, and that is how the villain was tracked down.

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

The Crime Crushers / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
Al Camy [as Camy] (signed)
Inks
Al Camy [as Camy] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pull in your ears and grab your hat...
Genre
crime
Characters
The Crime Crushers [Steve Barry; Ploopie Carr]; Jackie Nester; Ancil (Jackie's Uncle); Mr. Streeter (death); George Sansom (villain, Streeter's business associate); Helen (villain, Streeter's secretary)
Synopsis
Steve and Ploopy are hired to watch a young "brat" and it embroils them in a murder plot that may end their careers.

I Will Train You at Home For Vital Jobs Now Open in Radio (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror
  2. 1. ["Boy! Oh! Boy!"]
  3. 2. ["Here's the most amazing dual role in history..."]
    The Black Terror
  4. 3. ["Here comes America's champion of champions..."]
    The Black Terror
  5. 4. Reindeer Trail
  6. 5. ["Total war grips America..."]
    The Black Terror
  7. 6. Guilty Color
  8. 7. ["Pull in your ears and grab your hat..."]
    The Crime Crushers
  9. 8. I Will Train You at Home For Vital Jobs Now Open in Radio
  10. 9. ["Boys! Free 5 Power Telescope"]
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