(February 1948)

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 US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Miss Masque, Fighting Yank, Black Terror / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg [as Xela] (signed)
Inks
Alex Schomburg [as Xela] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miss Masque [Diana Adams]; The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; The Fighting Yank [Bruce Carter III]
Reprints

The Trail of Captain Blood (Table of Contents: 1)

Sea Eagle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Sea Eagle [Sir Ronald Blake] (introduction); Katherine "Kit" Young (introduction); Jamaica (introduction); John Blood (villain, introduction, death); Peg-Leg (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Next app. in STARTLING COMICS #50

Night Messenger (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Oliver Buchanan
Pencils
? (spot illo)
Inks
? (spot illo)
Letters
typeset

Job Number
D 208

The Musical Monkey Murders! (Table of Contents: 3)

Black Terror / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [Tim Roland]; Jean; Tongo (a monkey, introduction); Jim (Police Department fingerprint man), introduction); Neilson (villain, introduction); Carl Dawkins (villain, introduction); Wally (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Reminded by Tim that today was Jean's birthday, Bob decides to stop at a greenhouse and get her some flowers. A chance run-in with some gangsters at the greenhouse ties in with several murders of prominent people who were found dead in their locked homes.
Reprints
Keywords
Benton Drug Store; Glucoside

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Mark Heike.

Woodland Adventure (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Inks
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Text story with Illustration

The Case of the Honest Crooks (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fighting Yank [Bruce Carter III]; Seedy (villain, introduction, death)

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

Sporty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
AC-873
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
H. L. Herbert (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Trailblazer (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chuck Stanley
Letters
typeset

Cleopatra's Comb (Table of Contents: 9)

Miss Masque / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner ?; Paul Gattuso ?
Inks
Bob Oksner ?; Lin Streeter ?; Paul Gattuso ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miss Masque [Diana Adams]; Aunt Beth (Diana's aunt); Detective Benson (death); Russ Bowman (reporter); un-named museum caretaker (villain)
Synopsis
The caretaker of an Egytian museum commits murder and more in order to put away the infidel dogs who have desecrated the memory of Cleopatra.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Who's Who does NOT credit Gattuso with any work at Nedor/Standard. Bill Black credits the art for this story to Bob Oksner with Lin Streeter. The Who's Who credits Oksner art only in 1945 and Streeter in 1946-47.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Miss Masque, Fighting Yank, Black Terror
  2. 1. The Trail of Captain Blood
    Sea Eagle
  3. 2. Night Messenger
  4. 3. The Musical Monkey Murders!
    Black Terror
  5. 4. Woodland Adventure
  6. 5. The Case of the Honest Crooks
    The Fighting Yank
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Sporty
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Trailblazer
  10. 9. Cleopatra's Comb
    Miss Masque
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Keith Chandler
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Peter Croome
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin