(August 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
artillery; stereotyping of Germans; swastikas; Wehrmacht; World War II

[The Kidnapped Cadet] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Brian Duncan (villain, introduction)

[The Aircraft Beam Disasters] (Table of Contents: 2)

The American Eagle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nazis (villains)

Water Power (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

[Mediterranean Incident] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Characters
Japanese (villains)

[The Purloined President] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Liberator / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Pres. Lovar of Tomania (introduction); Herr Potsch (villain, introduction); Nazis (villains)

Bandit Trail (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tex Brown
Colors
Tex Brown
Letters
typeset

[Adventure of the Pilotless Plane] (Table of Contents: 7)

Sergeant Bill King / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Kyoto (villain, introduction); Japanese (villains)

George's Watch (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Hale
Colors
Henry Hale
Letters
typeset

[The Jungle Boy] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Characters
Hal Thurston (introduction); Japanese (villains)

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror
  2. 1. [The Kidnapped Cadet]
    The Black Terror
  3. 2. [The Aircraft Beam Disasters]
    The American Eagle
  4. 3. Water Power
  5. 4. [Mediterranean Incident]
    Crash Carter, Air Cadet
  6. 5. [The Purloined President]
    The Liberator
  7. 6. Bandit Trail
  8. 7. [Adventure of the Pilotless Plane]
    Sergeant Bill King
  9. 8. George's Watch
  10. 9. [The Jungle Boy]
    Larry North U.S.Navy
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