(May 1944)

Pines, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1944-03-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Nedor Publishing Company
Editing
Ned L. Pines [as N. L. Pines]
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1944, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
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
Reprints
Keywords
World War II

Men! Sensational New Necktie Glows in the Dark! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurry up, if you want to accompany the Black Terror...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr; Mrs. Spiro (Greek refugee); Rango the Great [von Mirtz] (villain, magician); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
A young woman walks into the drug store and promptly faints. When she revives, she hurriedly leaves behind a note that tells her to come to the Anchor Inn that evening if she wants to protect the lives of her family in occupied Greece.
Keywords
Anchor Inn; Greece; U-Boat

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

The Black Terror / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bob Benton, young druggist, and his boy-assistant, Tim...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr; un-named U.S. Army Captain; Dr. Kambi (villain, death); Kambi's zombies (villains, all die); Kambi's thugs (villains, all die)
Synopsis
A strange man enters Bob's drug store demanding a rare drug, but is refused because he doesn't have a permit for it. So the man leaves, only to have his thugs re-enter the store to forcibly take it. The Terror Twins later discover this man wanting the drug has broken the code of the famed Rosetta Stone that instructs someone on how to bring the dead back to life. The Terror steps in when the madman seeks out Jean to use as one of his subjects!
Keywords
Extolene; Rosetta Stone; The Daily Eagle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Black Terror / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Worshippers of brute force and terror...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Dr. Parrish; Lucille Parrish (Dr. Parrish's daughter); the Invincibles (villains, Nazis, some die)
Synopsis
Bob and Tim are in London to hear an address by the noted Dr. Parrish at the United Nations Chemical Congress, but, as they approach the lecture hall, a hooded group of Nazis seize the good doctor, and make off with him so that he can replicate the Magno-Vitalo fluid that gives them their strength.
Keywords
France; London

Singing Sandy (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tex Mumford (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Dave Jones (orchestra leader); Sandy Martin (singer); Buck Wilson
Synopsis
Sandy is a featured singer at a local dance in the twon of Gunsmoke, and after his songs, a kid comes up to him and says he didn;t care for the singing. When Buck then smelled smoke, he knew there was a fire and left. Sandy, very calmly and serenely, informed others of thr peril, and he chose to perform for the audience so as not to panic anyone. His cool thinking saved many lives.
Keywords
Flying W (a ranch); Gunsmoke

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Crime-Crushers / comic story / 10 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
When a wealthy dowager loses her fabulously valuable...
Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
The Crime-Crushers [Steve Barrie; Ploopie Carr]; Mrs. Cecil Cumthwaite; Charley (watchman); Jervis (an electrician, death); Brent Carleton (villain, actor); Brent's thugs (villains); Blackie (villain)
Synopsis
The boys get some business from Mrs. Cumthwaite, who discovered $250,000 on pearls had disappeared from her home just after an appearance by the cast of the "Nicodemus" musical show for some friends.

Indexer Notes

Oddity: in previous stories Steve's last name was spelled "Barry".

I Will Train You at Home For Vital Jobs Now Open in Radio (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Remove Ugly Blackheads or No Cost (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / pages (report information)

Boys! Free 5 Power Telescope (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror
  2. 1. Men! Sensational New Necktie Glows in the Dark!
  3. 2. ["Hurry up, if you want to accompany the Black Terror..."]
    The Black Terror
  4. 3. ["Bob Benton, young druggist, and his boy-assistant, Tim..."]
    The Black Terror
  5. 4. ["Worshippers of brute force and terror..."]
    The Black Terror
  6. 5. Singing Sandy
  7. 6. ["When a wealthy dowager loses her fabulously valuable..."]
    Crime-Crushers
  8. 7. I Will Train You at Home For Vital Jobs Now Open in Radio
  9. 8. Remove Ugly Blackheads or No Cost
  10. 9. Boys! Free 5 Power Telescope
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