(August 1945)

Pines, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Nedor Publishing Company
Editing
Ned Pines [as N. L. Pines]

Issue Notes

Index updated from a scan from 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
?
Letters
?

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

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
CC-356
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A gigantic skull and crossbones in the sky heralds...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr; Fred Swanson (old school chum of Benton's, introduction); The Voice (villain, expert in gas, introduction); Mac (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Bob gets a letter from an old school chum in Nevada, who mentions two mysterious deaths of his neighbors in their shacks, as well as the appearance of a skull and crossed bones in the sky.
Keywords
Benton Drug Store; Hemoline Gas; Nevada

Luzon Luck (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles S. Strong (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Pepito (young Filipino guerilla); Captain Rogers (of American Intelligence); Lieutenant Kamaka (villain); un-named Japanese sentry (villain)
Synopsis
Captain Rogers has been captured by the Japanese and has been tortured for information, But young Pepito uses a clever stunt with his rooster to save the day.
Keywords
Aparri

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-296
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The discovery of a new mineral-rich isle...
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr; Dick Johnson (old friend of Benton's); Thor (Johnson's dog); Bodo (island native); Roger Chilling (villain); Chilling's mob [Brick; Duke; Phil] (villains)
Synopsis
Bob gets a package and letter from an old friend in Chile, who says he may have found a large deposit of gold on an island off the coast of South America. When he tests the material, Bob finds it to contain not only gold but platinum and pitchblend as well!
Keywords
Baldplate Island; Benton Drug Store; Bolivia; Salvador (Chili)

The Bank Bandits (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tex Mumford (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Kenny Norton; John Norton (Kenny's father, saddle and bridal maker); Sheriff Lang; two Deputies; group of bank robbers (villains)
Synopsis
Kenny knowledge of saddle designs allows him to nail some bank robbers for the Sheriff.
Keywords
Festival (western cowtown); Red Egale Saloon

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

Mortimer Magic / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Inks
Victor E. Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
AC-191
First Line of Dialogue or Text
By talking backward, I can make this big!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mortimer Magic (introduction); Mortimer's puppy; group of scientists; Marmaduke (dinosaur); un-namewd crook (villain)
Synopsis
Mortimer uses his magical skills to create a large bone for his puppy. But several scientists, who see the bone, mistakenly believe it belongs to a dinosaur......so Mortimer crteates them one!

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.

Peruvian Boy (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
William B. McClellan (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Chico (young Peruvian boy); Chico's father; Captain Marty Owens; German agents (villains)
Synopsis
Chico makes a living driving llamas and alpacas, and he is hired to deliver supplies to an American expedition searching for rare metals, unaware that a band of German agents seek out those metals as well.
Keywords
Cerro de Pasco (city); Incas

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

Adam the Chimp / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Jim Davis (signed)
Pencils
Jim Davis (signed)
Inks
Jim Davis (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, this is Adam
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Adam the Chimp
Synopsis
Adam receives a message over the phone, but forgets to say goodbye before he hangs up!

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents: 9)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

The statement lists N. L. Pines as Editor.

Free With This Offer: 33 Power Telescope Lens Kit (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

True Love and Friendship Ring Given (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror
  2. 1. ["You'll Learn to Play a Piano in One Week........"]
  3. 2. ["A gigantic skull and crossbones in the sky heralds..."]
    The Black Terror
  4. 3. Luzon Luck
  5. 4. ["The discovery of a new mineral-rich isle..."]
    The Black Terror
  6. 5. The Bank Bandits
  7. 6. ["By talking backward, I can make this big!"]
    Mortimer Magic
  8. 7. Peruvian Boy
  9. 8. ["Yes, this is Adam"]
    Adam the Chimp
  10. 9. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  11. 10. Free With This Offer: 33 Power Telescope Lens Kit
  12. 11. True Love and Friendship Ring Given
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