(August 1947)

Pines, 1944 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonderman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Wonderman [Brad Spencer]
Keywords
bondage

Space-Cold for Conquest (Table of Contents: 1)

Wonderman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
CC403
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thirtry-five milion miles from Earth is Pluto, the icy planet...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lilith (Villain); Dr. Voodoo (Villain); Immortal Emperor (Villain); Thermodons (Villain, Introduction); Solaris (Villain, Introduction)

Indexer Notes

No. Pluto is about four BILLION miles from Earth (on average).

The Case of the Black Sheep Murder! (Table of Contents: 2)

Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery; teen; crime; science fiction
Characters
Joe (villain, introduction); Joe's gang (villain, introduction); Mrs. Duncan (introduction); Trixie Duncan (introduction)
Reprints

Hopi Magic (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Oliver Buchanan (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Vincent Loughlin

Design for Death! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Grim Reaper / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy ?
Inks
Al Camy ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Control Tower (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Edward Hassett (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Jeff Kinney

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

Ya Just Can't Win! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jules Steiner (credited)
Pencils
Jules Steiner (credited)
Inks
Jules Steiner (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't come cryin' to me...
Genre
humor

Tomorrow's Treason! (Table of Contents: 7)

Dick Devens of Futuria / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Sturm (villain, introduction, death?)

Jungle Gods (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Frank Kelsey; Professor Donald Kelsey (his father)

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

The Joke's on Youth / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Job Number
CC-921
First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you mean...
Genre
humor; domestic

Indexer Notes

Four 1-panel jokes.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonderman
  2. 1. Space-Cold for Conquest
    Wonderman
  3. 2. The Case of the Black Sheep Murder!
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  4. 3. Hopi Magic
  5. 4. Design for Death!
    The Grim Reaper
  6. 5. Control Tower
  7. 6. ["Don't come cryin' to me..."]
    Ya Just Can't Win!
  8. 7. Tomorrow's Treason!
    Dick Devens of Futuria
  9. 8. Jungle Gods
  10. 9. ["What do you mean..."]
    The Joke's on Youth
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Guy Budziak
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
  • Tony Thomas
  • Len Wolinsky