(February 1944)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines [as N. L. Pines] (president)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Some info verified using a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/)


[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
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]
Keywords
air planes; ambulances; machine guns

[Attack on the Red Cross] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Black Terror / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Col. Bosch (villain, introduction); Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin. Pencils/Inks are not by Alex Schomburg as previously attributed.

[The Tuxedo] (Table of Contents: 2)

The American Eagle / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Tuxedo (villain, introduction, death); the Enigma Raiders (villains, introductions, deaths); Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Sam's Possum (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Hale
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Henry Hale
Letters
typeset

[Encounter with Mr. Doom] (Table of Contents: 4)

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
?

Characters
Mr. Doom [Count Hezky-Duom] (villain, introduction); Svelska (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Birthday Gift (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tex Brown
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Tex Brown
Letters
typeset

[Air Trap for a General] (Table of Contents: 6)

Sergeant Bill King / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Gen. Philips (introduction); Schmidt (villain, introduction); Japanese (villains)

Life Saver (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John M. Easterly
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
John M. Easterly
Letters
typeset

[Action in the Aleutians] (Table of Contents: 8)

Crash Carter, Air Cadet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Japanese (villains)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror
  2. 1. [Attack on the Red Cross]
    The Black Terror
  3. 2. [The Tuxedo]
    The American Eagle
  4. 3. Sam's Possum
  5. 4. [Encounter with Mr. Doom]
    The Crime Crushers
  6. 5. Birthday Gift
  7. 6. [Air Trap for a General]
    Sergeant Bill King
  8. 7. Life Saver
  9. 8. [Action in the Aleutians]
    Crash Carter, Air Cadet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • John Loffink
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Katie
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig