(May 1944)

Pines, 1944 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1944-03-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
Editing
Ned Pines
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyright information was found in the Library of Congress online archive for this issue. The copyright date is listed as March 10th 1944. The cover date is listed as May 1944.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Grim Reaper / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Grim Reaper [William "Bill" Norris]; Adolf Hitler; Hideki Tojo
Reprints

[Underground Mission To Greece] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Grim Reaper / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Grim Reaper [William "Bill" Norris]; Gabisch (villain, introduction, death); the Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Based on copyright dates, the Grim Reaper's appearance here follows his appearance in FIGHTING YANK #7. He appears next in WONDER COMICS #2.

[The Origin of Mekano] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mekano / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mekano (a robot, introduction, origin); Bill Foster (introduction, electrical engineer); Tommy Clark (introduction); Sandra Kent (introduction, origin); Kieffer (villain, introduction, a spy); General Von Lutz (villain, introduction); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Mekano, a radio-controlled mechanical man, is being fine-tuned by his inventor, Bill Foster, to do things never before dreamed possible. However, young Tommy Clark gets at the controls and accidentally loses the robot on an unsuspecting public. Stopped by Foster, the Nazis learn of this invention and seek to capture it and make an Army of such creatures to use in their war efforts.

Prisoner of War (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John M. Easterly
Colors
John M. Easterly
Letters
typeset

[The Peril of the Professor] (Table of Contents: 4)

Spectro / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spectro [Bob Morgan] (introduction); Louise Wilson (introduction); George MacReady (introduction); The Professor (villain, introduction)

Peril Canyon (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jackson Cole
Colors
Jackson Cole
Letters
typeset

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

Tim Dawson / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Then you think that native report about Mt. Abengi is true, Dr. Sheldon?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Tim Dawson; Gladys Sheldon; Dr. Sheldon; Luke (villain); Captain Craggett (villain)
Synopsis
Tim and Gladys sail to Ganavana to investigate Mt. Abengi becoming an active volcano again.
Keywords
East Indies; Ganavana Island; Keelong Strait; Kulu tribe; Liekono plantation; Mt. Abengi

Indexer Notes

This story arc is printed out of order, with Part 1 appearing in Wonder Comics #2 and Part 2 in Wonder Comics #4. This is Part 3.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Grim Reaper
  2. 1. [Underground Mission To Greece]
    The Grim Reaper
  3. 2. [The Origin of Mekano]
    Mekano
  4. 3. Prisoner of War
  5. 4. [The Peril of the Professor]
    Spectro
  6. 5. Peril Canyon
  7. 6. ["Then you think that native report about Mt. Abengi is true, Dr. Sheldon?"]
    Tim Dawson
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