(July 1946)

Pines, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Visual Editions, Inc.
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

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]
Reprints

Will You Wear This Lovely 2-Way Jumper... (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Black Terror / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-560
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mild-mannered druggist Bob Benton is really none other...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Dr. Inch (villain, introduction); Inch's gang (pseudo-villains)
Synopsis
The Terror Twins battle a miniature criminal that has invented a machine that robs people of their wills, which he uses to provide himself with a gang......among them The Black Terror!
Keywords
Ajax Garage

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

"Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Zilch / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
AC-412
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't ask me again, Martin!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Zilch; Martin (a Scout)
Synopsis
Zilch tries to teach a rookie Scout how to make a fire without matches.

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

The Black Terror / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-565
First Line of Dialogue or Text
One of the Army's most guarded weapons...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr; Police Inspector Mullins (introduc tion); Willmott (villain, introduction); Willmott's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Bob is hired by the government to take their highly secret chemical and find a way to convert it to peacetime use. But the gas has a highly unusual effect on the crooks after the secret: it makes them as hard as statues.
Keywords
Benton Drug Store; Hudson Fur Storage Company; Letholene (a gas); Spectrophotometer

The Hotel Robbers (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gerald Devers (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Jimmy Doyle; Bob Doyle (State Police trooper, Jimmy's brother); bank robbers (villains)
Synopsis
While playing with his postcard projector, 12-year-old Jimmy Doyle suddenly has two visitors: bank robbers, who plan to hide out at his home. But Jimmy turns the tables on them with his projector!
Keywords
Bankford; Bankford Hotel

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

Jolly Tolly / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
AC-420
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A life on the ocean wave...
Genre
humor
Characters
Tolly; un-named salesman
Synopsis
Tolly is taking a bath when the doorbell rings, and he tries to make his way to the door. But a soap bar impedes his journey.

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

The Black Terror / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-576
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Nazis didn't have a chance to use the Tremorade...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean Starr; Mr. Brant (newspaper editor); Fred (newspaper reporter); un-named Police Sergeant; Dunkel (villain, introduction); Rafferty (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Bob is asked to study a captured German weapon, whose secret depends on a breakdown of a mysterious enemy gas that powers the machine.
Keywords
Benton Drug Store; Daily Herald; Malvern Hill; Tremorade (German machine)

Ice Cream Pie (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Jerry Callan; Mike Daly (ice cream and dairy plant owner); Joe Dillon (ice-cream truck driver); hold-up men [Frank Walsh; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis
Jerry was working in the dairy plant packaging ice cream pies when he noticed a trio of hold-up men making off with the company payroll. But his swift thinking pulled the rug out from underneath the crooks who were easily captured.
Keywords
Morristown

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

Thunderhoof / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
CC-178
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Few but the oldest settlers will remember...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Thunderhoof (a black stallion); Stardust (a white mare); Red Spear (Indian, introduction, death); Mr. Latham (ranch oner); Ann Latham (Latham's daughter); Tex Gowan (villain, introduction, death); Jed (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Two vicious criminals beat an Indian to death in order to learn the source of the gold he carried.
Keywords
Mesa Junction; Mesa Junction Bank; Morales Valley; San Morales

Trapper's Son (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sylvester Joyce (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Billy Parker; Tom Parker (Billy's father, fur-trapper); Martin Lance; Joe Kerry
Synopsis
Two strangers visit the cabin of the Parkers and turn out to be fur thieves. But it is a mountain lion pelt that saves the day for father and son.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Buttin' Button / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Don Christiensen ?
Pencils
Don Christiensen [as Don Arr] (signed)
Inks
Don Christiensen [as Don Arr] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
AC-426
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmmm--my turnips are doing better than I expected!
Genre
humor
Characters
Button (a ram, introduction); Wilbur's wife; Wilbur
Synopsis
The ram keeps attacking Wilbur, no matter what he wears. But he turns the tables on that tricky ram!

Indexer Notes

Only appearance?

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

Speedy Wheeler; Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror
  2. 1. Will You Wear This Lovely 2-Way Jumper...
  3. 2. ["Mild-mannered druggist Bob Benton is really none other..."]
    The Black Terror
  4. 3. ["Help! Help!! Bozo's escaping!"]
    "Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop
  5. 4. ["Don't ask me again, Martin!"]
    Zilch
  6. 5. ["One of the Army's most guarded weapons..."]
    The Black Terror
  7. 6. The Hotel Robbers
  8. 7. ["A life on the ocean wave..."]
    Jolly Tolly
  9. 8. ["The Nazis didn't have a chance to use the Tremorade..."]
    The Black Terror
  10. 9. Ice Cream Pie
  11. 10. ["Few but the oldest settlers will remember..."]
    Thunderhoof
  12. 11. Trapper's Son
  13. 12. ["Hmmm--my turnips are doing better than I expected!"]
    Buttin' Button
  14. 13. ["Hello Aunt Polly and Uncle Jim..."]
    Speedy Wheeler; Schwinn Bicycles
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