(September 1946)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale date
1946-07-02
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 series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pyroman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg (signed as Schomburg)
Inks
Alex Schomburg (signed as Schomburg)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Pyroman [Dick Martin]
Reprints
Keywords
bomb

Starling Headliners in This Issue (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
Charles Strong ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The lap of the sea against a swaying ship...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fighting Yank [Bruce Carter III]; Bruce Carter I (the III's ancestor); Joan; Jim Hibbon (salvage company owner/operator, introduction); Davis (salvage diver, introduction); Henry Galwood (villain, introduction); Madden (villain, introduction); Schwert (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
A salvage operator feels that his ship and operations are jinxed, as he attempts to salvage a ship that was recently torpedoed and supposedly is carrying blueprints aboard for a new radar device.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

[When Front Page Peggy, the "Ledger"'s demon girl reporter...] (Table of Contents: 3)

Front Page Peggy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
"Front Page" Peggy [editor of the HERALD] (introduction); Ted (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introduction)

Australian Adventure (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ned Brant
Colors
Ned Brant
Letters
typeset

[Acapulco Attack] (Table of Contents: 5)

Pyroman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Pyroman [Dick Martin]; Joyce; Commander Alex Thompson (Joyce's uncle); Riesland (villain); Hans (villain); Juan (villain); other ex-Nazis (villains, introduction for all, some die)
Synopsis
Joyce's uncle invites Joyce and Dick along to an assignment of his in Mexico only to have a group of ex-Nazis kidnap Joyce, convinced that she knows something about her uncle's mission in country. They believe it is all about building a secret airbase near Acapulco. Pyroman ferrets out the criminal's island stronghold and deals with them post haste.
Reprints
Keywords
Acapulco

Young Scientist (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert Miles
Colors
Robert Miles
Letters
typeset

The Case of the Nuberian Rubies (Table of Contents: 7)

Trouble-Shooter / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Galahad Grant (introduction); Miss Quirt (introduction); Mona Ramu (introduction); The "bearded twins" (villains, introduction)

Indexer Notes

contents page title

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Pyroman
  2. 1. Starling Headliners in This Issue
  3. 2. ["The lap of the sea against a swaying ship..."]
    The Fighting Yank
  4. 3. [When Front Page Peggy, the "Ledger"'s demon girl reporter...]
    Front Page Peggy
  5. 4. Australian Adventure
  6. 5. [Acapulco Attack]
    Pyroman
  7. 6. Young Scientist
  8. 7. The Case of the Nuberian Rubies
    Trouble-Shooter
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Katie
  • Dan Kocher
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Gary L. Watson