(April 1946)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines ?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Some info verified using a DCM scan (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
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]
Keywords
bondage; robbery; United States Army

[Mystery of the Vanishing Convoy] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-425
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]

Indexer Notes

First line, "The great war is over, with victory ours!"

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

Kara, the Jungle Princess / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy [as Camy] (signed)
Inks
Al Camy [as Camy] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-319
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A plane wreck has cast Army nurse...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; jungle
Characters
Kara [Jane Howell] (Army nurse); Major Kit Kendall; Targala (villain, High Priest of the evil ape god)

Covered Wagon Train (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Cord
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

The Scarab / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-306
First Line of Dialogue or Text
When evil ambitions seek success...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Scarab [Peter Ward]

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

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Johnson Craig
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

The American Eagle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can the American Eagle and Eaglet...
Genre
superhero

Control Operator (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Miles Brower
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Squirt / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hiya, Squirt! Yer outta the Army, I see!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

History's Mysteries; Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Volto From Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes / advertisement / pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror
  2. 1. [Mystery of the Vanishing Convoy]
    The Black Terror
  3. 2. ["A plane wreck has cast Army nurse..."]
    Kara, the Jungle Princess
  4. 3. Covered Wagon Train
  5. 4. ["When evil ambitions seek success..."]
    The Scarab
  6. 5. Police Chief's Son
  7. 6. ["Can the American Eagle and Eaglet..."]
    The American Eagle
  8. 7. Control Operator
  9. 8. ["Hiya, Squirt! Yer outta the Army, I see!"]
    Squirt
  10. 9. ["No one knows the Secret of the Marie Celeste"]
    History's Mysteries; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. ["His magnetic powers foil a vicious sabotage plot against our occupation forces..."]
    Volto From Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Craig Delich
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig