(November 1944)

Pines, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Nedor Publishing Company
Editing
Ned Pines [as N. L. Pines]

[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
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; the Nazis
Reprints

Amazing Introductory Offer! (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
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-175
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A murderous plot against America's war wounded...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr; un-named FBI agents; a dictatorial phony Chief of Police (villain, a crime boss); crime gang (villains, some die)
Synopsis
Bob is given the task of accompanying a shipment of penicillin to the west coast, which is to be used on our wounded soldiers. While his train is going through a tunnel, the car carrying the drug and its caboose mysteriously disappear!
Keywords
Benton Drug Store

Jungle Beast (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Capt. Kerry McRoberts (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Bobby Thomas; Jim Thomas (Bobby's brother); Simba (native boy); Genertal Martin; a spy (villain)
Synopsis
Bobby and his brother Jim are in Africa doing special secret war work for the U.S. Government and hear of a dangerous black-striped and tan tiger on the loose. As it turns out, the tiger was a spy in disguise trying to secure information about their mission.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-65
First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's no deadlier combination than Nazi treachery and Jap brutality--
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Mr. Donald (a Zoologist, introduction); Merle Donald (Donald's daughter, introduction); Utugans (villains, headhunters); the Japanese (villains, some die); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Both the Japanese and Nazis are interested in learning the location of vast gold deposits discovered by Zoologist Donald, who has since disappeared. The Terror Twins venture to the area to find the missing scientist and rescue his daughter from the cluthches of the Nazis.
Keywords
Batavia; Hotel Continental; Manila; Palawan Island; Sulu Sea; Victoria Peak; Warrabarri Farm

Fire Chief's Son (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John X. Connors (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Sammy Lake (10-year old son of the Fire Chief); two Policemen; Joe Brown (villain)
Synopsis
Sammy is home alone when a knock at the door reveals a tough-looking guy who barges his way in and seeks out the family jewels and money. A length of rope is the undoing of the would-be burglar.
Keywords
Engine Company No. 64; New York; Riverside Drive

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-90
First Line of Dialogue or Text
When a gang of super-criminals plots to steal...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr; Jonathan Royal; Henry Martin (millionaire); Vincent King (steel king); The Scar (villain, introduction); Scar's mob [Mike; rest un-named] (villain)
Synopsis
The Terror Twins must battle a group of super-criminals who are plotting to steal America's three largest fortunes in a daring abduction scheme.
Keywords
Benton Drug Store; Daily Planet

Rimrock Trail Trouble (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Larry Latham (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Danny Hill; Tom Grant (Circle H foreman); masked man (villain)
Synopsis
Danny is riding through the hills when he spots a masked man lying in wait, not doubt for the Circle H foreman who went to town to get the latest payroll.
Keywords
Circle H Ranch

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

Hale of the Herald / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Invisibility pills provide a weapon...
Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Hale (reporter); Vivkie (reporter); newspaper editor; Herr Wilhelms (villains); German bandits (villains)
Synopsis
Vickie is invited by the Women Volunteers to ride in the lead truck of a parade honoring the Great Salvage Scrap Drive. Durinbg the procession, armed German bandits take over the truck and drive it to an outlying area and dump the contents....all to demoralize Americans. Hale takes an invisibility pill and follows the gang to their HQ and deals with them there.
Keywords
invisibility pill

Indexer Notes

Last appeared in Thrilling Comics #38.

Last appearance.

Learn Radio by Practicing in Spare Time (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Here's the Greatest Billfold Bargain in all America! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror
  2. 1. Amazing Introductory Offer!
  3. 2. ["A murderous plot against America's war wounded..."]
    The Black Terror
  4. 3. Jungle Beast
  5. 4. ["There's no deadlier combination than Nazi treachery and Jap brutality--"]
    The Black Terror
  6. 5. Fire Chief's Son
  7. 6. ["When a gang of super-criminals plots to steal..."]
    The Black Terror
  8. 7. Rimrock Trail Trouble
  9. 8. ["Invisibility pills provide a weapon..."]
    Hale of the Herald
  10. 9. Learn Radio by Practicing in Spare Time
  11. 10. Here's the Greatest Billfold Bargain in all America!
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