([October] 1944)

Pines, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-09-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wm. H. Wise & Co.
Editing
Ned 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

Copyright information was found in the Library of Congress online archive for this issue. The copyright date is listed as September 5th 1944. The cover date is listed as October 1944.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Brad Spencer--Wonderman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Brad Spencer--Wonderman
Reprints

[Adventure In Koobulu] (Table of Contents: 1)

Brad Spencer--Wonderman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner [as Oksner] (signed)
Inks
Bob Oksner [as Oksner] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonderman [Brad Spencer]; Vanara (intro); Council of Nobles (intro, villain)

Indexer Notes

Art credits corrected by Jay Gottfried via the GCD Error Tracker. We previously tentatively credited Alex Schomburg.

[Attack of the Leopard Men] (Table of Contents: 2)

Zudo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Zudo; The Leopard Men (intro, villains)

Indexer Notes

Based on copyright dates, Zudo’s appearance in AMERICA’S BIGGEST COMICS BOOK #1 was likely published between his appearances in MYSTERY COMICS #3 and #4.

[The Race To Mars] (Table of Contents: 3)

Lance Lewis / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lance Lewis, space detective (intro); Speed Siller (killed); Ryan (intro, villain), Chuck Crane (intro)

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Lance Lewis.

[The Hooded Horsemen] (Table of Contents: 4)

Magnet / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Good
Inks
Ed Good
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Magnet; The Hooded Horsemen [Furey and his gang] (intro, villains)

[Back To the 20th Century] (Table of Contents: 5)

King of Futuria / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dick Devens; Karlak (villain); Venusians

Indexer Notes

King of Futuria appears next in MYSTERY COMICS #4 under the new feature name "DICK DEVENS".

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Brad Spencer--Wonderman
  2. 1. [Adventure In Koobulu]
    Brad Spencer--Wonderman
  3. 2. [Attack of the Leopard Men]
    Zudo
  4. 3. [The Race To Mars]
    Lance Lewis
  5. 4. [The Hooded Horsemen]
    Magnet
  6. 5. [Back To the 20th Century]
    King of Futuria
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • John Censullo
  • Len Wolinsky
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin