(April 1946)

Pines, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
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]; Jean Starr

New Enlargement (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Black Terror / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-547
First Line of Dialogue or Text
When a group of hardened pistoleers...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Mayor Brant; Jean Starr; Mr. Thomson (villain, VIP in jewelers' convention, introduction); Jerry (villain, introduction); Tige (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
When some armed crooks enter Bob's drugstore and demand a certain notebook belonging to a man named Thompson be turned over to them, the Terror Twins get on the trail of the owner of that notebook and learns of an attempt to steak a valuable group of gems from a jewelers' convention.
Keywords
Benton Drug Store; National Jewelers' League Convention; The Daily Globe

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Moritz (signed)
Inks
Ed Hamilton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-489
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Black Terror -- mighty battler against all evil!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr; Dr. Samoto (villain); Samoto's assistant (villain, flashback, death); sabotage gang (villains)
Synopsis
Bob and Tim are invited out for a demonstration at an airplane hanger when the hanger's workers suddenly emerge, acting more like strange, wild animals than men. The Terror discovers the man behind the situation who has been assigned the task of disrupting America's war production.
Keywords
Benton Drug Store

Indexer Notes

Due to confusion with the inker Ed Hamilton, we formerly credited Edmond Hamilton as the scripter of this story.

Golden Loot (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chuck Stanley (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Dan Raymond; Governor Kurt Boomer; Captain Kushima (villain); the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis
Dan discovers a clever way to outwit a Japanese officer and his men, who are certain that the Americans and Dutch hiding in the hills won't shoot at them.
Keywords
Dutch East Indies

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Henrietta / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is awful! I must lose weight!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Henrietta (a hippo)
Synopsis
Henrietta diets and exercises every way possible....and still gains 100 pounds!

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

The Editor is stated to be N. L. Pines and the Business Manager is H. L. Herbert.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The years of struggle have ended with America at last at peace!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Sung-Ha (freedom fighter); Cheng (freedom fighter); General Shukahaki (villain, introduction); the Japanese (villains, some die)
Synopsis
Bob and Tim head into the Cascade Mountains in search of a rare species of the deadly Nightshade Plant in order that the government can develop a new drug from it that can treat soldiers suffering from battle shock.
Keywords
Cascade Mountains; Lai-Tung (a plant); Oregon; Solandrine (a drug)

Young Gunsmith (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lincoln Brennan (son of Jeb Brennan); Jeb Brennan (gunsmith); Sheriff Godfrey; Trigger Daly (villain, bank robber)
Synopsis
Lincoln, or Link as he was better known, was learning the gun trade from his father, and came into contact with a notorious bank robber, who was holding him and his father hostage. Quick thinking on his part enabled the local Sheriff to capture the robber and save them.
Keywords
Burk's Crossing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Thunderhoof / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
CC-77
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dusk falls over the western hills...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Thunderhoof (a black stallion); Stardust (white filly); Chief Fightin' Bear (death); Dick Foster; Pat (rancher); Joe Nixon (villain, introduction, death); Mannewata (villain, an Indian, introduction, death); White Eagle (villain, Chief's son, reforms)
Synopsis
Nixon and Mannewata make a deal to supply gold to half-breeds in return for stirring up the Indians on the warpath, and no better way existed to do that than to kill the Chief.
Keywords
Barrville; Red Gulch; San Morales Valley

Spaghetti for Breakfast (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles B. Strong (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Anthony Gallo; Frank Gallo (Anthony's father, owner of pasta firm); State Policemen; Packer Daly (villain); Trigger (villain)
Synopsis
15-year-old Anthony Gallo was learning his father's business from the ground up, when suddenly thieves enter the business, rob the place and hold him and his father hostage. But Anthony uses alphabet soup noodles to alert the State Police to rescue them!
Keywords
Payne's Woods

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Old Paint / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, mercy!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Old Paint (a horse)
Synopsis
Old Paint literally paints himself into a bad situation, with only one way out!

History's Mysteries (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.05 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

I Will Show You How to Learn Radio by Practicing in Spare Time (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror
  2. 1. New Enlargement
  3. 2. ["When a group of hardened pistoleers..."]
    The Black Terror
  4. 3. ["The Black Terror -- mighty battler against all evil!"]
    The Black Terror
  5. 4. Golden Loot
  6. 5. ["This is awful! I must lose weight!"]
    Henrietta
  7. 6. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  8. 7. ["The years of struggle have ended with America at last at peace!"]
    The Black Terror
  9. 8. Young Gunsmith
  10. 9. ["Dusk falls over the western hills..."]
    Thunderhoof
  11. 10. Spaghetti for Breakfast
  12. 11. ["Oh, mercy!"]
    Old Paint
  13. 12. History's Mysteries
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  14. 13. ["His magnetic powers foil..."]
    Volto from Mars; Post Grape-Nuts Flakes
  15. 14. I Will Show You How to Learn Radio by Practicing in Spare Time
  16. 15. ["Amazing Introductory Offer!"]
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