(October 1947)

Pines, 1944 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wonderman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The War of the Thermodons (Table of Contents: 2)

Wonderman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
CC-424
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ninety-two million miles from the Earth, a fateful campaign is plotted--
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Lilith (villain); Dr. Voodoo (villain); Immortal Emperor (villain); Solaris (villain); Thermodons (villain); Wonderman [Brad Spencer]; Carol
Keywords
attracto-switch; Pyropolis; Vacuum Spiral Laboratory; vapor guns

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

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

Script
Al Hartley ?
Pencils
Al Hartley
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-870
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't dare show Dad my report card--he's still shaving!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Clifford
Keywords
scale

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

Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
CC-259
First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the science sleuths, Jill Trent and Daisy Smythe, come up aganst a brutal killing for revenge...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jonathan Raymond (villain, introduction); Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Leroy Pierce; Mr. Walters
Synopsis
Jill and Daisy find the person who murdered Leroy Pierce.
Reprints
Keywords
electro-repellant

Indexer Notes

Jill invents the Electro-Repellant

The Case of the Evil Eyes (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Art is long and time is fleeting...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Robed Phantom [Miller] (villain, introduction, death); Grim Reaper [Bill Norris]; Lewis; Holt
Keywords
Metro Museum

The Magic Coat (Table of Contents: 6)

Wonderman / text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brad Spencer, the young scientist whose unrivalled strength as Wonderman won him the admiration of all his friends...
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Wonderman [Brad Spencer]; Dr. Voodoo (villain); Lilith (villain); Gar-Lak (villain, introduction); Aquamen of Venus (villain, introduction); Carol

[The Return of Karlak] (Table of Contents: 7)

Dick Devens, King of Futuria / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
CC-273
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Karlak (villain); Dick Devens; Mira
Keywords
disintegrator gun; Fallow-Lands; Futuria; gravity nullifyer; pterodactyls; time travel

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

Dick Tracy Wrist Radio / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

World's Most Perfectly Developed Man (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wonderman
  2. 1. ["Which of these exciting books do you want?"]
  3. 2. The War of the Thermodons
    Wonderman
  4. 3. ["I don't dare show Dad my report card--he's still shaving!!"]
    The Joke's on Youth
  5. 4. ["When the science sleuths, Jill Trent and Daisy Smythe, come up aganst a brutal killing for revenge..."]
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  6. 5. The Case of the Evil Eyes
    Grim Reaper
  7. 6. The Magic Coat
    Wonderman
  8. 7. [The Return of Karlak]
    Dick Devens, King of Futuria
  9. 8. ["Calling all Dick Tracy fans!"]
    Dick Tracy Wrist Radio
  10. 9. ["Boys! Girls! Make your own models of dogs, soldiers-"]
  11. 10. World's Most Perfectly Developed Man
  12. 11. ["A Schwinn-Built bicycle is the only bike for me!"]
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