(January 1947)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale date
1946-11-05
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 [as Schomburg] (signed)
Inks
Alex Schomburg [as Schomburg] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Pyroman [Dick Martin]

Startling Headliners (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Contents of the issue

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Ken Battefield
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-908
First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Rumm Riley, demon smuggler, figured out a foolproof angle...
Characters
Bruce Carter III [Fighting Yank]
Reprints

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

Curly / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Job Number
Ac-748
Genre
humor

Ready for Trouble (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Shelter
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Joe Garson; Bill Garson

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

Front Page Peggy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-810
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The kids thought Gerta and the boss were playing games...
Genre
adventure

East and West (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Edward Hasset
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Captain Walter Belden

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

Trouble Shooter / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
CC-297
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold on to your chairs! We're going to follow Galahad Grant...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Galahad Grant (ace private detective; trouble shooter)

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Airminded (Table of Contents: 8)

Rollo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hartley (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-849
Genre
humor

Turtle Race (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles S. Strong
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
William Barlow (Australian scientist)

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

Pyroman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-380
First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the Nipponese reptile was in his death throes, he lashed forward...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Pyroman [Dick Martin]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Final appearance in this title. His next appearance in America's Best Comics #21.
Pyroman wears a green uniform for one page.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Pyroman
  2. 1. Startling Headliners
  3. 2. ["When Rumm Riley, demon smuggler, figured out a foolproof angle..."]
    Fighting Yank
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Curly
  5. 4. Ready for Trouble
  6. 5. ["The kids thought Gerta and the boss were playing games..."]
    Front Page Peggy
  7. 6. East and West
  8. 7. ["Hold on to your chairs! We're going to follow Galahad Grant..."]
    Trouble Shooter
  9. 8. Airminded
    Rollo
  10. 9. Turtle Race
  11. 10. ["When the Nipponese reptile was in his death throes, he lashed forward..."]
    Pyroman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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