(October 1945)

Pines, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1945-07-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Nedor Publishing Company
Editing
Ned Pines [as N. L. Pines]
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Printed in the U.S.A.

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1945, New Series, Volume 40, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 692058.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Black Terror; The Fighting Yank; Doc Strange / 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]; The Fighting Yank [Bruce Carter III]; Doc Strange [Dr. Thomas Hugo Strange]
Reprints

Given Your Choice of Valuable Gifts or Cash (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Bio-Megascope Menace] (Table of Contents: 2)

Doc Strange / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-467
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doc Strange [Dr. Thomas Hugo Strange]; Mike; Virginia; Professor Leroy Dean (inventor); Hiroko (villain, introduction); un-named Japanese (villains); Herman Taub (villain, Dean's assistant, introduction)
Synopsis
Doc and friends see Professor Dean, who has invented a machine that can enlarge living creatures far beyond their normal size by atomic expansion.......an invention that may give the Japanese an advantage in the war.
Keywords
Bio-Megascope

Through the Storm (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Danny Lange; John Lange (Danny's father); Lem Carson (foreman); Sheriff Rand (villain); posse members (villains)
Synopsis
Snug in their cabin during a howling storm and reading a newspaper telling about bank bandits still on the loose, John and Danny hear a knock on the door and admit four men, supposedly a Sheriff and his posse. But Danny spots a clue that tells him the men aren't who they seem to be and alerts the ranch's foreman.
Keywords
Bar-L Ranch; Steerville

Indexer Notes

There is what appears to be an artist signature on the illustration, but it cannot be read.

One Corpse Too Many! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Black Terror / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton [as Ed Hamilton] (signed)
Pencils
Ed Moritz (signed)
Inks
Ed Moritz (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-428
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr; Professor Brett Wilkins (mechanical inventor, Dexter's Uncle, introduction); Dexter Wilkins (villain, introduction); Biff (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Druggist Bob Benton arrives for a secret chemical job and finds his client, Brett Wilkins, strangely vanished! The body of a stranger turns up to confuse the picture until Bob and his friend Tim switch to combat garb as the might Terror Twins and break through the dam of hidden evidence to solve the riddle.
Reprints
Keywords
Benton Drugstore; Copps' Woods

Herbie Helps the Police (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Donald Bayne Hobart (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Herbie Johnson; Charlie Sturdy (Herbie's friend); John Smather (banker)
Synopsis
Herbie and Charlie were relaxing on the beach at Atlantic City when they saw two suspicious men holding the arms of a third man, who proved to be a local banker, and who was being robbed by the other two men.
Keywords
Atlantic City Boardwalk

[The Invisible Plane] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Fighting Yank / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-265
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fighting Yank [Bruce Carter III]; Bruce Carter I (in ghost form); Joan Farwell; un-named Nazi Colonel (villain); The Nazis (villains, some die)
Synopsis
Bruce tells Joan, as she is ready to board a transport plane, that several transports have been recently shot down and he was worried for her safety.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Volto; Post Grape-Nuts Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Giant 3-Foot Precision Ground Lens Telescope (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New Enlargement (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror; The Fighting Yank; Doc Strange
  2. 1. Given Your Choice of Valuable Gifts or Cash
  3. 2. [The Bio-Megascope Menace]
    Doc Strange
  4. 3. Through the Storm
  5. 4. One Corpse Too Many!
    The Black Terror
  6. 5. Herbie Helps the Police
  7. 6. [The Invisible Plane]
    The Fighting Yank
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Volto; Post Grape-Nuts Flakes
  9. 8. Giant 3-Foot Precision Ground Lens Telescope
  10. 9. New Enlargement
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Craig Delich
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin