(June 1944)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
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
bondage; firing squads; machine guns; Nazi Party flag; rifles; stereotyping of Germans; swords; Wehrmacht; World War II

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Moritz
Inks
Ed Moritz ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's this? Hitler in America?
Genre
superhero

The Case of the Flying Radio Bombs (Table of Contents: 2)

The American Eagle / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Behind the Lines (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Neal Douglas
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Crash Carter, Air Cadet / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Morey
Inks
Leo Morey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On land...in the air...

Party Line (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John S. Endicott
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Marine Attack (Table of Contents: 6)

Larry North U.S.Navy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Leslie Bellem ?
Pencils
Max Plaisted
Inks
Max Plaisted
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Bellem credit suggested by Jerry Bails's Who's Who.

Wild Roan (Table of Contents: 7)

Jimmy Blue / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sam Brant
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Sergeant Bill King / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're off again with that tornado of action...

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror
  2. 1. ["What's this? Hitler in America?"]
    The Black Terror
  3. 2. The Case of the Flying Radio Bombs
    The American Eagle
  4. 3. Behind the Lines
  5. 4. ["On land...in the air..."]
    Crash Carter, Air Cadet
  6. 5. Party Line
  7. 6. The Marine Attack
    Larry North U.S.Navy
  8. 7. Wild Roan
    Jimmy Blue
  9. 8. ["We're off again with that tornado of action..."]
    Sergeant Bill King
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jean-Francois Masse
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig